How To: Give a professional style back and shoulder massage

In this how-to video, you will learn how to do a 15 minute neck and shoulder massage. First, make sure your customer is comfortable and relaxed. Now, start by addressing the major muscles in the back of the neck, top of the shoulders, arms, and the back. Now, apply percussive movements over these areas. From here, focus on pressure points along the back. You can use your elbow when doing this part of the massage. Lastly, finish the massage with soothing motions on the entire area. This video ...

How To: Perform a Swedish massage on the chest

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.

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: 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: Give a good 15 minute massage

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 ...

How To: Give an arm massage

A massage on the arms lifts the spirit. Use the whole arm including the hands and start up at the shoulders. Learn the art of giving an arm massage in this health how-to video.

How To: Give a professional hand massage

In this video, we learn how to give a professional hand massage. First, spread oil onto the hand with your hands, which will prevent you from sticking together. After this, open the hand up and interlock your fingers with theirs and start to massage the inside of the hand. Open the hand up and work your fingers into the sensitive muscle areas. Go slowly, but apply enough pressure around the hands to make a difference. After this, work the tendons on the front and work your hands around each o...

How To: De-stress with self massage for your shoulder and neck

In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to de-stress with a self massage for the shoulders and neck. This process can be done anytime of the day and only takes 5 minutes to do. Begin by squeezing the sore shoulder with the palm of your hand. Now raise the massaging arm up and hold the elbow. Now start massaging the back of the shoulder blades. Then use the palm of your hand and press it against the neck. Continue squeezing the neck and shoulders until the pain is relieved. This video will b...

How To: Cure a headache with a massage

In this clip, we're going to be talking about how to massage away a headache. There are certain different types of headache. So after you've asked your body where the headache is specifically, if it's on the left side or on the right side, if its starting from the base of the neck, maybe even the shoulders, then that way it will gear you to where you need to be a little bit more specifically. Try massage for headache relief. Learn to treat headaches with massage in this health how-to video.

How To: Perform an advanced Swedish massage on the back

This video massage tutorial shows how to perform a Swedish massage on the back. The massage techniques are performed twice to demonstrate the detailed techniques, including biomechanics, as well as to show proper flow of a massage. Watch this instructional video and learn how to give a back massage using the Swedish style.

How To: Give a good, personalized head massage

Head massages are great releases after a long day. They are easy to learn and easy to give once you know how. When giving a head massage, it's important to remember that personal preference for the amount of pressure used varies greatly from person to person. Learn about giving a good head massage with help from Gretchen Rivas, a massage therapist from Relax Wilmington in Wilmington, NC. Learn these professional secrets from a masseuse in one of America's loveliest cities.

How To: Give a professional back rub massage

Want to help your partner relax after a long day's work? In this in depth 13 part series, learn how to give a professional style back massage. This video will take you through all of the steps you need for a great massage. Your partner will be thanking you for days after you learn these techniques. So, get some oil and start practicing - I'm sure it won't be hard to find a willing guinea pig! Give a professional back rub massage - Part 1 of 13.

How To: Massage the scapula on the shoulder

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.