They say we hold a lot of tension and stress in our shoulders (hence the popularity in many spas of the classic back massage), but given how often we use the computer these days, our hands are just as if not more cramped than our shoulders.
Learn how to locate scalene muscles trigger points for massage.
This three part video shows you how to give a calf massage. Start with two different warm-up techniques and then get into the full massage!
Learn how to perform fascia stretching on the neck with Massage Nerd.
There are 8 short videos all together to show you the 8 different therapies of sports massage. Sports therapy massage is an integral part of athletics. Massage can be a very crucial aspect to an athletes performance and competition.
Even if you are not a trained pro, you can still give a fabulous massage to your partner. In this tutorial learn some great tips for how to prepare the room and mood for a partner massage. Your lover will appreciate it after a long day at work, and if you're lucky maybe they'll return the favor! Prepare for a massage with your partner.
There are a lot of little things that need to be right in order to ensure a relaxing massage. One of those is oils. Different people require different types of oils and scents. In this professional video, learn how to choose the right oils for the right people and ensure a tranquil and incredible massage every time. Choose the right oil for your massage.
Want to get rid of neck pain? Then try using massage as a pain reliever. Follow along with this diet and health how-to video to learn how to massage pain in the neck. When massaging the neck it is important to focus on all sections of the neck like the lateral and anterior sides. With a few thirty minutes massage sessions you notice the pain in your neck start to go away.
The head is a good area to massage. Massaging the head can relieve headaches and stress. Get expert tips and advice on massage and other treatments in this Diet & Health how to video.
Learn how to reduce spine pain and pressure from scoliosis with expert tips on sports massage therapy treatments for curvature of the spine in this free 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.
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.
Craniosacral Therapy Sacral... Part 1 of 3 - How to Perform craniosacral therapy.
There are 2 videos showing Shiatsu massage therapy. This massage therapy has become the most popular Japanese massage technique. There are a lot of different shiatsu styles that are not just utilizing different hands-on techniques, but are also based on different philosophies regarding the body and the treatment of conditions.
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 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.
Self proclaimed massage nerd briefly explains the technique of cross fiber friction massage (as opposed to a longitudinal friction 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.
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.
Make sure your hand is warmed up and you have lotion in your hands, start by stroking from the ankle toward the toes, fold the whole foot while your hand is gliding over the surfaces of the foot towards the toes.
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.
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.
You only need oil and your hands. Some soft music helps to relax the client.
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?
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.
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.
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 ...
We've all passed by salons and kiosks where people are receiving relaxing chair massages. An quick upper back chair massage is often all someone needs to loosen up and feel better throughout the day. They are not difficult to give, and feel great to receive. In this tutorial, learn some professional massage techniques so you can give someone a chair massage at home. Save yourself the time and money of going to a salon by following these simple tips. Pretty soon, you will be ready to help your...
Massage your man's calves and legs.
This video shows you how to massage the hips using circular friction and effleurage.
Want to learn some love moves for your loved one? Watch this video on how to do a back rub for beginners. Massage your loved one's back.
Some people don't have this muscle, but if they do learn how to locate the subclavius trigger points for massage.
This Japanese Shiatsu head massage technique is supposed to be invigorating. Watch and learn the proper technique for this stimulating massage.
Want a free massage for the rest of your life ?Turn this simple Halloween fake arm into a personal massaging chair. Amazing.
This video series is going to be discussing and showing techniques on how to do sports massage on the lower body. See how to massage calves, knees, stretch and more.
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.
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!).
Do you have office chair back? If you work a 9 to 5 job then you know what we're talking about: That tight, tense feeling you get all over your shoulders, back, lower back, and arms that feels like you're carrying a great, painful weight.
Everyone loves a massage. In this tutorial, learn how to help someone relax after a long day at work. A good chair massage involves work that is mostly done along each side of the spine. Find out how to work around the scapula in a chair massage with help from Gretchen Rivas, a massage therapist and owner of Relax Wilmington in Wilmington, NC. Check out these great techniques from a professional salon in one of America's most beautiful cities.
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 ...