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 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.
Learn the massage techniques for performing dorsaflexion and table stretching. Part 1 of 3 - How to Perform table stretching.
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.
This video demonstrates how to give a relaxing, professional massage. The video walks you through Effleurage moves and a friction move.
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.
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!
This video demonstrates how on can relieve intestinal pressure, also known as flatulence, using hand reflexology. Relieve flatulence using hand reflexology.
Watch this video to learn how to give an aromatherapy massage. This aromatherapy massage video will give you expert guidance on the best techniques on giving an aromatherapy massage.
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...
After a long, stressful week, we can only think about two things: How much our back hurts and how much we want a massage. Stat. Thankfully, if you are plagued by aches and pains you don't have to shell out most of your week's hard-earned money to get a nice massage at a spa. In fact, you (or your spouse) can do it at home with some simple techniques.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 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.
Massage Nerd demonstrates techniques for giving a reflexology-style foot 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.
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.
How to massage your man's upper back.
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.
Watch this video to learn how to use an every day item you have at home - a rolling pin - as a massage tool.
Chair massage is all over now, even airport terminals. A chair massage is wonderful when we don't have a table and we're in an office or in front of a computer at home. Learn the art of giving a chair massage in this health how-to video.
Massage is a stress relieving process that helps to alleviate pain found throughout the body. Learn some useful massaging techniques from a masseur in this free massage video series.
This video covers techniques of massage for the shoulder.
Learn how to locate the psoas major trigger points for massage.
When you're doing a massage, certain areas may tend to get neglected. Don't forget about the arms! In this video, licensed massage therapist Athena shows you how you can work the arms in massage and help your massagee to relax.
People tend to carry a lot of tension in their head and neck. Throughout the workday our necks take the brunt of the stress. So, why not offer your partner a relaxing massage when they get home? Watch this 9 part series with your partner and learn techniques you can use to relax each other and make them feel great. You will love these professional level massage moves so much, you will never want to leave the table! Give a professional head and neck massage - Part 1 of 9.
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.
This video massage tutorial shows how to perform a Swedish massage on the arms and legs. The massage strokes are demonstrated twice to give a detailed explanation of the technique and specifics of biomechanics as well as show the flow of a good massage. Watch this instructional video and learn how to give a Swedish massage on the arms and legs.
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 video to learn some nice stretches for the lower back. Skip moving the hips or the cross over stretch if they have spinal issues with the lower back.
Learn how to give a great, healing foot massage as well as some jargon and anatomy of the foot.
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.
Massage your man's thighs.
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.
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.
• 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.