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.
This video shows the viewer how to give a lymphatic drainage massage of the head and neck. A pillow elevates the head slightly to help the drainage process. Using a light oil, she applies the oil to the neck and the face of the client. She puts her fingers inside the clavicle bone at the base of the neck and pumps to start the fluid moving down. Encourage the client to take deep breaths as this helps the fluid to move down. This is a great massage to get in the spring time when allergies are ...
Petrissage strokes are a special technique of massage. Petrissage is mostly kneading like you're kneading bread. Just like if you had a big loaf of bread and you're just kneading that bread, all that flour coming in. I'm using the bottom V, corner V of your palms, wherever your pinkie comes in to touch with your thumb, and that's basically what I'm using with my hands. Learn the art of giving petrissage massage in this health how-to video.
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.
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!
Watch this video to learn how to do an inner thigh massage.
You only need oil and your hands. Some soft music helps to relax the client.
This video massage tutorial shows how to perform a Swedish massage on the chest. Proper draping technique is covered as well specific massage routines for the chest area. Watch this instructional video and learn how to do the strokes necessary to give a Swedish style massage on the chest.
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...
Chair massages are not limited to the typical massage and karate techniques. Watch this four-part video to learn more techniques that you can use to relieve those back knots!
This self breast massage technique is designed to move lymph out of the breast as an aid in woman's health. Reducing toxins from the breast tissues is believed to reduce breast cancer risk for cancers related to toxins. Watch this how to video to learn how to perform one.
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.
There are 2 videos showing the different styles in Thai body massage: the northern style puts more emphasis on the stretching, while the southern style is putting more emphasis on pressure point work. No oil or other lubricant is used in this massage technique. This body massage is believed to orginate from India and is sometimes called Thai yoga as the stretches are closely related to Yoga.
Massage has been around for a very long time. It has been proved that massage can help reduce stress, improve circulation, and create a feeling of well being. 54% of doctors recommend massage therapy. 85% of all diseases are believed to be stress related. Giving massages is fun and helps build muscle strength in the legs and arms. First you want to remember fiber direction when giving a massage. Start by warming the muscles up by kneading the tissue rather than using any techniques to really ...
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.
The scapula is an important bone and muscle group in massage. It is important to know how to adequately massage the scapula when giving a full body massage. Get expert tips and advice on massage and other treatments in this diet and health how to video.
Feeling a bit tired and stressed out? Try a massage. In this video, licensed massage therapist Athena shows you how to get all the knots and kinks out of your upper back and shoulders with proper massage techniques. Have a loved one watch with you so you can help each other out!
Learn how to pamper your partner with these simple relaxation techniques. This two part video shows you how couples can do Thai massage at home.
In these video clips, learn how to give a sensual head massage. The head is one of the most intimate parts of our body. Our face has a strong connection to our identity; our mind processes our intentions and attitudes; our thoughts and emotions are expressed by our facial gestures and the words that come out of our mouths. Just about everything that makes us who we are comes from the head. Our expert will show you how to give an intimate head massage, perhaps on some level helping to increase...
Reflexology is a form of alternative medicine (read: no drugs involved) that involves applying pressure to strategic points on the feet and hand without lotion or oil.
Our legs take a beating every day. Whether it be from working, exercising, lifting, or a variety of other causes, our legs are the most used limb on many people's bodies. This nine part tutorial will show you how to work on every part of your legs from the glutes down to the ankles, for a relaxing massage that releases tension and pain. Follow along with this tutorial and help your partner feel rejuvinated after a long day on their feet. Give a professional level leg and glute massage - Part ...
Self proclaimed massage nerd briefly explains the technique of cross fiber friction massage (as opposed to a longitudinal friction massage).
Feeling the need to chill out and relax? Grab your loved one, and watch this tutorial. You'll learn from licensed massage therapist Athena on the right way to massage the legs and thighs. Once you get up, you'll feel much more refreshed.
Our feet take a beating in daily life. Who wouldn't want to lay down at the end of the day and receive a foot massage? Follow this three part, professional style tutorial and learn how to really take a load off those aching toes. This tutorial covers everything from ankles, to stroking the whole foot and down to the individual toes. Practice makes perfect and I'm sure your partner will appreciate the effort! Give a professional level foot massage to your partner - Part 1 of 3.
In this video, you'll be shown how to open up and stretch the hips using massage therapy. Follow along with licensed massage therapist Athena as she shows you how to work out the kinks and knots of the body. Afterwards, you'll be feeling much more relaxed.
Whether male or female, being able to give someone a massage is great for making that certain someone like you just that much more, or helps to relieve stress in a stressful situation for them. If you only seem to be making them feel uncomfortable when you do it, you're probably doing it wrong. In this video you will learn how to perform a basic back and shoulder massage with tips for location and set up.
A nice way to wind down at the end of a hard day is with a face massage. In this tutorial, Athena, a Cranio Sacral Therapist, licensed Massage Therapist and a Lymphatic Drainage Therapist, shows you how to perform a very professional massage on someone's head and face. Follow along with Athena and she shows you step by step how to give someone a face massage and reduce their tension.
• Start by warming and relaxing the lower back of the person you are looking to massage. Warm some massage oil in your hands, and spread it evenly over their lower back.
Thai yoga massage is an ancient form of healing that uses roots of yoga poses and stretching to heal the body. Learn how to give a Thai yoga massage with tips from a yoga instructor in this free massage therapy video series.
Learn different pillow positions for massage such as semi reclined, prone nest, supine nest, under chest prone, sitting, child pose, child down, and supine.
In this video series, Steve Romey, a massage therapist for the elderly and ill, teaches how to give a massage to senior citizens. Learn the difference between ambulatory and non-ambulatory care, how to communicate well with the elderly, the universal precautions of massage, how to massage feet, hands, arms, legs, neck and head, and different ways intuition and spirituality help with massaging the elderly, ill, and active seniors. Massage is a positive and low impact treatment for seniors suff...
Learn the best techniques for giving a sensual foot massage as well as tips on massaging heels, arches, and toes with expert sensual foot massage tips in this free online massage therapy video series.
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.
This Japanese Shiatsu head massage technique is supposed to be invigorating. Watch and learn the proper technique for this stimulating massage.
In this videos series, our expert Alexson Roy will show you how to give a lower back massage. He will teach you how to tel the difference between the lower and upper back, how to do circular motions, horizontal strokes, vertical strokes, stripping, and cross fiber friction.
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.
Massaging the chest is an important part of any massage. Get expert tips and advice on massage and other treatments in this Diet and Health how-to video. Follow these easy massage techniques that will leave any relaxed.
Swedish massage is one of the most popular massage techniques in the world. Learn how to give a Swedish massage with expert tips in this free massage therapy video series.
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.
The techniques of Swedish massage are increasingly popular. Swedish massage entails mostly gliding strokes, a lot of gliding strokes. Learn the art of giving Swedish massage in this free health how-to video.