How To: Perform a Swedish massage on the torso, neck and face

This video massage tutorial shows how to perform a Swedish massage on the abs, chest, neck, and face. The massage techniques are repeated a few times, to allow thorough explanation of how to flow through the moves, as well as detail about the biomechanics of massage. Watch this instructional video and find out how to give a Swedish massage.

How To: Use massage to treat migraines

In this clip, we're going to be talking about how to treat migraine headaches. There's several different ways. If you want to go the more natural way, you want to go on a very easy and relieving way, we're going to start out by cupping our fingers underneath the neck and just kind of staying there. Try massage for migraine relief. Learn to treat headaches and migraines with massage in this health how-to video.

How To: Massage the hip to buttocks

The hip to buttocks glide massage technique demonstrated in this how-to video is a great way to work the sciatic nerve. Use lots of massage oil when giving a sensual ass massage. You probably spend a lot of time sitting around on your butt all day, so the rub down technique in this video massage tutorial is sure to feel great.

How To: Give Lomi Lomi massage

In these instructional videos you’ll learn what to expect during typical Lomi Lomi massage session. Expert massage therapist Kelley Welch offers tips and advice on the benefits of Lomilomi treatment, where to find a qualified practitioner and how to prepare for your session. She also explains the philosophy of Lomi Lomi, the importance of breathing exercises and demonstrates massage techniques for different regions of the body.

How To: Give a massage

Psychetruth shows you how to give a massage. Start out by using any kind of oil, not to much, just enough to create slip. Take your thumbs and run down the spine. Feel if there are any points that need to be massaged longer. Move up to shoulder and work the mussels in that area. Then work the neck at the base of the skull. Lift up shoulders and massage out tension. Work your way down to the lower back. Move all around the back and work deep into the muscles.

How To: Give a Swedish massage

In this tutorial, we learn how to give a Swedish massage. First, you want to start off by making sure your client is comfortable. Next, you will start to gently rub the body, starting circulation. After this, put cream on your hands and rub them together so it gets warm. Now, rub the client's body with the cream, pushing in the body in the middle of the back. Use smooth strokes, because these will warm the client up. Now, use your elbows and place them along the spine, pushing your body weigh...

How To: Use tense release technique and self-massage to cure headache and stress

Stress, migraines, headaches, sounds like life to me. When life gets too fast and stressful for us, you may think that you do not have the time, or the money, to get a professional massage, or take care of ourselves. But it's easier than you think, with these amazingly relaxing videos you will learn various holistic solutions to some of the most common problems such as stress, migraines, and headaches through self-massage and tense release techniques.

How To: Give a full body lymph node drainage massage

First, open the nodes under the clavicle which opens the rest of the system. Begin with nodes beneath the clavicle, follow the neck chain up and down. Drain the face, chin, nose and cheeks. Open the upper portion of the lungs. Open the axillaries, which are under the arm pits. They go to the heart and liver and cast away toxins to the kidney, bladder and excrete. Next, work on the arms. Open proximally then distally. Open the nodes along the rib cage and open the abdomen. Work in that quadran...

How To: Give an effective Swedish back massage

You start the Swedish back massage first by putting lotion in your hands to warm it. You first use long fleeting strokes and work your way into shorter spinal column strokes (remembering of course to keep even pressure). You then move to the petrissage stroke running your hands smoothly interchanging the openness of your fingers alternately all across the back. You then go back to work on the trapezes remembering to push outward from the spinal column. The video also brings up the concept of ...

How To: Give a wrist massage

Danananda shows how to give easy wrist massage! For this you need to sit down in a calm place. Take the hand which you want to give a message and spread the fingers. Cross the fingers. Set your thumbs free. Get relaxed. With both of your hands do it. Give a little pressure to your thumbs and rub the palm gently. Press the thumbs into the wrist. Give a little pressure and pull the wrist against the arm. After watching the tutorial you can give a good wrist massage at home.

How To: Give a full body massage properly

Admit it: you're all stressed out, and you could use some relaxation. Watch this 4 part video tutorial to learn all about how to give a full body massage, the right way. Now, all you need to do is find a partner who will watch this with you, and then give you the massage you so desperately need!

How To: Massage the legs when giving someone a full body massage

In this clip, Athena Jezik demonstrates a leg massage technique to work, soothe and relax leg muscles. This massage can stand on its own or be incorporated into a full body massage routine. The more you know about massage, the better you'll be at giving them. For more information, including detailed, step-by-step instructions, watch this video guide.

How To: Massage groin strains

Groin strains are painful and can take a long time to heal. However a few massage techniques can help aid in the recovery of groin strains. Get expert tips and advice on massage and other treatments in this how-to video.

How To: Drain the lymphatic system with an abdominal massage

In this clip, Athena Jezik demonstrates a stomach massage routine which she purports works to drain the lymphatic system. This massage can stand on its own or be incorporated into a full body massage routine. The more you know about massage, the better you'll be at giving them. For more information, including detailed, step-by-step instructions, watch this video guide.

How To: Give yourself a foot massage with a tennis ball

In this Diet & Health video tutorial you will learn how to give yourself a foot massage with a tennis ball. This video is presented by Sarah Irwin from www.AustinPilatesWorks.com. Take a normal tennis ball and make sure you have a wall or a chair or a stick for balancing. Place one foot on top of the tennis ball. Begin to press the foot forward so that the ball drags down the bottom of the foot and then pull the ball back. You are pushing the tissue and pulling the tissue on the bottom of the...

How To: Give a hand massage

This three and a half minute video talks through the basics of hand massage. With close-ups of the action, the instructor talks through the basic technique and progression for hand massage, providing details and emphasis. All the various strokes are covered: stretching strokes, circular compression, squeezing and kneading. There's no lotion or special materials you need - just your hands, and the hands of a lucky subject. If you want to learn a new way to please your friends or partner, take ...

How To: Use massage to help with leg cramps

In this how to video we demonstrate some techniques to help with leg cramps. These are similar to some of the techniques that we have used already for massage, some of them are and some are not. One basic rule of thumb with leg cramps is sometimes just resting is sufficient. Leg cramps are painful involuntary contractions of the muscles in the leg. Get expert tips and advice on massage and other treatments in this how-to video.

How To: Massage the quad muscles

The quads are an important muscle to stretch and care for. Those get kind of tight sometimes. And one thing you really want to do when you have somebody laying on their back is you want to put some kind of pillow or bolster under their knees. Get expert tips and advice on massage and other treatments in this how-to video.

How To: Do hot stone massage therapy

Expert massage therapist Jinilee Reavis offers an introduction to hot stone massage therapy in this video series. She offers information about heating the stones, how the combination of heat and weight is therapeutic for relaxing muscles, and when to apply lotion to maximize the benefits of hot stone therapy.

How To: Give a trigger point massage

A trigger point is a group of knots in your muscles. When using a trigger point release you use firm pressure and have the person inhale and then slowly exhale. That allows the muscles to contract when they inhale and then relax as they exhale through their mouths. As they relax you can go deeper into the tissue. If it's a true trigger point the muscle will twitch when it begins to release. Use your thumbs and start at the base of the neck on both sides of the spine pressing outward about two...

How To: Massage the feet when giving a full-body massage

In this clip, Athena Jezik demonstrates how to give a foot massage. This massage can stand on its own or be incorporated into a full body massage routine. The more you know about massage, the better you'll be at giving them. For more information, including detailed, step-by-step instructions, watch this video guide.

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