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THE ART OF MASSAGE

The World's Best Selling Sensual Massage Books & DVDs by Gordon Inkeles

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“There are no special tricks to massage—no hours of practicing weird techniques tedious new vocabulary to learn. With a warm quiet place and a bottle of scented oil you can spread pleasure over every inch of your partner’s body”

The Art of Sensual Massage

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  • Winner of 6 awards at international film festivals

  • From the publishers of most popular sensual massage books and DVD’s
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Sensual Massage Made Simple takes you step-by-step through a complete body massage.

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The Art of Sensual Massage was originally published by Straight Arrow Books, the book division of Rolling Stone Magazine. The book first appeared on March 1 1972. For the rest of that year Rolling Stone magazine featured half page spreads from the book.

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Published in Rolling Stone ISSUE 109 – May 25th, 1972

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During massage the world seems to slow down to its natural pace; peace becomes a tangible sensation.

Massage works the first time you try it. Even though your technique may not be perfect, remember that people love being touched. Simply making unhurried contact with your partner’s body initiates a warm, deeply relaxing feeling.

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THE ART OF SENSUAL MASSAGE 40th Anniversary Edition + 2 DVDs and….MORE BOOKS AND VIDEOS ON SENSUAL MASSAGE

Deluxe Edition Coming in July 2013! | PRLog

New press release here: Deluxe Edition Coming in July 2013! | PRLog.

The deluxe new edition of THE NEW SENSUAL MASSAGE by Gordon Inkeles will include TWO prize-winning DVDs: The Art of Sensual Massage and Sensual Massage Made Simple.

Gordon Inkeles’ bestselling books have become standard reference works on massage throughout the world. With combined sales exceeding two million copies, his books have been translated into ten languages and reprinted more than one hundred times. A perennial seller, His book “The Art of Sensual Massage” launched the massage craze and found a worldwide market. His film/video “The Art of Sensual Massage” played to SRO crowds at the Cannes Film Festival. His new HD video, “Sensual Massage Made Simple” won 4 awards at international film festivals. In June 2013 Arcata Arts, will publish Inkeles’ tour de force “The New Sensual Massage 3rd Edition,” the most comprehensive massage book on the market. Internationally known as a college lecturer and leader of massage workshops, Gordon Inkeles lives with his family in Northern California.

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(from the book’s introduction)

Your first massage

A few minutes from now, without opening an anatomy book or enrolling in a class, you can begin to give your partner one of life’s most delicious experiences: a full body massage. You won’t need to practice strange exercises or develop unused muscles. Think of massage as educated touching. You were born to do massage, to give pleasure with your hands.

Massage works the first time you try it. Even though your technique may not be perfect remember that people love being touched. Simply making unhurried contact with your partner’s body initiates a warm, deeply relaxing feeling. This book is about turning that feeling into happiness.

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Author was touched by the Coastside – Half Moon Bay Review : Books

Gordon Inkeles had an itch in the 1970s. He thought that society was too puritanical, that people were starved of touch.

Author was touched by the Coastside – Half Moon Bay Review : Books.

 

By Sara Hayden sara@hmbreview.com

Gordon Inkeles had an itch in the 1970s. He thought that society was too puritanical, that people were starved of touch.
Seeking a way to disband taboo and encourage human connection, Inkeles took matters into his own hands at the age of 29 and wrote “The Art of Sensual Massage.” The first edition of the book was published by Straight Arrow Books in San Francisco in 1972, but has Coastside origins.
Celebrating its 40th anniversary this year, the book has sold more than one million copies. Inkeles said a Half Moon Bay cabin located up on Higgins Canyon Road gave him the isolation he needed to write.

Inkeles completed his massage school training in 1971 and set up a practice in the East Bay, but found sanctuary on 480 acres of Half Moon Bay land he rented that was surrounded by grass, redwoods and creeks.

“It was a little paradise really, although pretty run-down,” Inkeles said, remarkikng that the property he lived on once served as a hunting club.
He didn’t have a telephone, but he did have a typewriter that allowed him to tap out his massage manual.

The resulting guide features instructions on how to give a massage start to finish as well as accompanying photographs taken by Robert Foothorap. People pictured in the nude, sometimes in black and white and sometimes in color, explore nuanced shades of intimacy alongside Inkeles’s text.

“Massage has suffered from two stereotypes. One is the clinical, and the other is the sexual,” said Inkeles, now 70. “I wanted to celebrate youth and sensuality.”

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Super Massage E-Book Published

A Book of the Month Club selection, Super Massage, now enhanced for ebook readers, offers fast, sensual relaxation in minutes. $8.95 on all e-book readers.

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What did Julius Caesar, Cleopatra, Marlene Deitrich, Henry Kissinger and Ulysses S. Grant have in common? They seldom left home without a masseur. Now you too can reap the delicious benefits of massage—just minutes after you begin this gorgeous new e-book.

Massage is a sensual art; you don’t think about it, you simply surrender to the pleasure. You will feel the pleasure just browsing through “Super Massage.” Written and photographed by Gordon Inkeles, author of the million-seller “The Art of Sensual Massage,” this new edition has been enhanced page by page for e-book readers.

Every page of “Super Massage” features easy-to-learn massage sequences that provide drugless relief from aches and pains. Easy-to-learn massage techniques for common ailments like headaches, muscle fatigue, insomnia, a stiff neck, back pain, headaches and stress-induced fatigue let you put the book to work right away. Here too are techniques to provide instant energy at home and at work with special attention to after exercise conditioning. Lovers will cherish the beautiful erotic massage section. The book also includes a provocative essay on massage and life extension.

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Inkeles takes aim at one of the unacknowledged scourges of the modern office: stress addiction. Learn to recognize “the seductive powers of stress” and what to do during a massage to break this nasty cycle. “Massaging the Stress Addict” shows you exactly what to do to bring drugless relief in minutes, a massage sequence that can be life-changing.

Do you feel like you could be getting more out of your “professional” massage? Take “The Massage Bill of Rights” to your next session and transform your massage experience.


Prize winning photographs by Gordon Inkeles appear on every page. Some are matched to exquisite anatomical illustrations by Icelandic fine artist Sigga Bjornsson. Jon Goodchild, designer of “The Art of Sensual Massage,” provided a beautiful new book design. As much a pleasure to read as it is to use, “Super Massage” makes an ideal romantic gift.

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