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.
Cupping is a special massage technique. This massage is fabulous if you get any type of buildup of fluids in your lungs, like little children when they have colds. Learn the art of giving a back massage with the cupping technique in this health how-to video.
Learn techniques for lymphatic drainage using the power of massage.
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.
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.
Ball and socket joints can get tense and can need to be relaxed. This is why it is imperative to know how to massage the ball and socket joints of the shoulders and hips. Get expert tips and advice on massage and other treatments in this diet and health how to video.
Aromatherapy utilizes distilled plant and flower oils to affect the senses and the mood, usually with the goal of brining reduced stress and promoting calm. When combined with relaxing and stress relieving massage, aromatherapy takes you to a whole new level of calm bliss.
Having someone run his/her fingers through your hair is one of the most relaxing things you can feel, especially when you're stresed out. Most of the de-stressing qualities of scalp massage comes from stimulation of the scalp, which increases blood flow (and also makes your hair grow faster!).
Relax your sweetheart after a long day of work with a neck and shoulder massage. First, you have the recipient take a deep breath (or a few breaths) to get them warmed up. Then, you start by squeezing the neck and shoulder muscles in the way shown in the video. The neck and shoulders store a lot of tension from driving, hunching over, computer work, etc. Put your arms into it as though you are kneading dough. That will give you the right amount of pressure to relive tired muscles.
How to massage your man's neck and shoulders.
Sometimes massages may not be recommended for an ankle sprain. But did you know know that ankle sprains can be relieved through massage. Get expert tips and advice on massage and other treatments in this diet and health how-to video.
This video shows you how to do a face toning massage. It is a very simple technique to energize and rejuvenate the face. The natural lift. Do a face toning massage.
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!
In this clip, Athena Jezik demonstrates a back massage routine. 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 deltoids are the muscles near and above your shoulders. It goes on the front of the arm and it goes on the back of the arm to the shoulder. It gets really tight sometimes. One thing you want to find out from your person before you are doing a stretch on them on any part of the body is to make sure that they don't have any range of motion issues or any dislocations of the joint. Get expert tips and advice on massage and other treatments in this how-to video.
One of the worst things to wake up with in the middle of the night are foot cramps. Foot cramps can be a very painful injury any day of the week. Get expert tips and advice on massaging and other treatments in this diet and health how-to video. Always apply a little lotion on the foot before starting the massage.
Deep tissue massage can relieve stress and minor muscle pain. Our expert will show you how to give a deep tissue massage for the whole body in this free massage therapy video series.
Massaging the feet relaxes the whole body- watch this video to learn an introduction to foot reflexology and how to massage the feet.
Here is a great massage video explaining the basics of how to perform an ear drain.
Tuina is a Chinese massage technique. Watch this video to learn how to perform different Tuina arm massage techniques.
Here is another quick tip for performing Swedish massage.
This video series is going to demonstrate techniques on how to do sports massage for the back, lower back, the upper back and the arms. Using friction and warming the muscles, using cross-fiber and pulling the muscles apart, and using the forearm and the closed hands and fists are covered.
In their quest for staving off signs of aging, lots of women mistakingly believe that doing a facial massage will lead to stretching the skin out, which leads to wrinkles. But when done correctly, a facial massage can stimulate fluid drainage (which means no puffy eyes) and help increase circulation in the skin, increasing collagen and creating a youthful glow.
Do you or someone you know come home from a hard day of work or a long run with sore feet. This video will show you how to give a great foot massage that will not only soothe your feet but also relieve you of stress. Just follow the 9 easy steps described in this video. Give a stress relieving foot massage.
This is the next best thing to having a live-in masseuse. Since your guy probably loves getting a rub down, why not do it right the next time you treat him to one by giving him this relaxing body massage?
How to massage your man's upper back.
Hamstrings are an important muscle and hamstring injuries are common. Massaging hamstring injuries can soothe hamstring sprains. Get expert tips and advice on massage and other treatments in this how-to video.
Watch this video for some great techniques for massaging those sore arm muscles. Part 1 of 2 - How to Massage someone's arms.
Watch this two part video series to learn how to give a headache relief head massage. Part 1 of 2 - How to Do a headache relief head massage.
Headaches can hurt a lot and stop you from carrying out your daily tasks with ease. This video, illustrated by a nationally certified massage therapist, will help you get rid of those irritating headaches. You will be massaging yourself. Massage away your headache.
Watch this video to learn how to do an inner thigh massage.
Self proclaimed massage nerd briefly explains the technique of cross fiber friction massage (as opposed to a longitudinal friction massage).
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.
The man in the video teaches a very helpful massage routine to help relieve constipation. He explains where and how hard to put pressure on the area. He even goes to explain that where the fecal matter is pushed through the abdomen. The video also shows a very good demonstration by using a patient. What you want to do, is start with very easy low pressure. You then gradually increase in pressure. He explains that you want to start with the sigmoud part of the colon, just around the hip bone. ...
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.
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.
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.
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.
Massage your man's thighs.
The shoulder is an area of the body that carries a lot of tension. It is very important to check with your person and make sure that they do not have any range of motion issues. Get expert tips and advice on massage and other treatments in this how-to video.