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...
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.
With constant Twitter updates, grueling commutes home, and a neverending workday, it's no wonder more and more of us have anxiety and stress on a regular basis. While you may not be able to just call it quits for a week and hit Fiji for some scuba fun, you can relive stress temporarily with a massage.
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.
• 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.
The clavicle is a V shaped bone that makes up the shoulder area. Massaging the clavicle, or collar bone, relieves tension in clients. Learn the art of giving massage in this diet and health how to video.
Neck massages are relaxing and fun. Get expert tips and advice on massage and other treatments in this Diet and Health how to video. Follow along and see how easy it is to give a neck massage. Start by applying a small amount of oil to reduce friction.
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.
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.
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.
This video massage tutorial shows how to perform a Swedish massage on the face. Stroke styles, such as finger-painting, are demonstrated to explain good massage technique. Watch this instructional video and learn how to give a Swedish massage on the face.
This video covers techniques of massage for the shoulder.
Learn how to give a Californian massage.
In this videos series, our expert Alexson Roy will teach you how to give a scapula massage. He will teach you how to warm up the muscles, how to do outward strokes, how to massage and separate the muscles from he scapula, and how to work out the knots.
Massage therapy can relieve a lot of tension, pain, and stress. Watch part one of this video to find out how to properly apply the technique of Thai 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.
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.
If you are the proud owner of a foam roller and back pain from stress and lost sleep, watch this video. It will show you one way to give yourself a deep tissue massage with the foam roller, dramatically reducing your pain.
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.
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 ...
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...
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.
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 ...
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.
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.
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.
Massaging the scalp releases tension. Start with a circular motion, going all the way up from the ears, maybe working all the way up to the crown. Learn the art of giving a scalp massage in this health 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.
You usually get a whole body massage, but did you know that the toes can be massaged too! Learn the art of giving massage in this diet and health how to video. Watch this instructional massage video as our host shows you various ways of relaxing the toes.
All day we use our calf muscles when we walk, run, and climb stairs. As a result calf muscles are popular massage targets. Learn the art of giving massage in this diet and health how-to video.
Learn tips and techniques for the best way to massage the head, face, and neck with these therapy instructions. Relax yourself, get rid of headaches, and reduce stress!
Relieve stress and tension in the face and head area by learning how to do Japanese shiatsu massage with expert massage therapy tips in this free health video series.
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.
The hands are one of the more overworked parts of the body. Watch this video to learn massage techniques that can be used to relieve aches, pains and knots in these regions while the client is relaxing on a chair. A word of advice though, use lotion instead of oil because most clients go back to work after a massage and you do not want to leave their hands greasy.
This video shows you how to massage the hips using circular friction and effleurage.
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.
This massage technique of the brachioradialis muscle helps with the biceps and brachialis as well. Here is a short guide on one of the most problamatic aspects of the body - the brachioradialis muscle.
Tuina is a Chinese massage technique. Watch this video to learn how to perform different Tuina arm massage techniques.
Watch this video to learn how to use an every day item you have at home - a rolling pin - as a massage tool.