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?
Admit it: you're all stressed out, and you could use some relaxation. Watch this 4 part video tutorial to learn all about how to give a full body massage, the right way. Now, all you need to do is find a partner who will watch this with you, and then give you the massage you so desperately need!
Watch this video to learn how to do an inner thigh massage.
First, open the nodes under the clavicle which opens the rest of the system. Begin with nodes beneath the clavicle, follow the neck chain up and down. Drain the face, chin, nose and cheeks. Open the upper portion of the lungs. Open the axillaries, which are under the arm pits. They go to the heart and liver and cast away toxins to the kidney, bladder and excrete. Next, work on the arms. Open proximally then distally. Open the nodes along the rib cage and open the abdomen. Work in that quadran...
In this clip, we're going to be talking about how to treat migraine headaches. There's several different ways. If you want to go the more natural way, you want to go on a very easy and relieving way, we're going to start out by cupping our fingers underneath the neck and just kind of staying there. Try massage for migraine relief. Learn to treat headaches and migraines with massage in this health how-to video.
Psychetruth shows you how to give a massage. Start out by using any kind of oil, not to much, just enough to create slip. Take your thumbs and run down the spine. Feel if there are any points that need to be massaged longer. Move up to shoulder and work the mussels in that area. Then work the neck at the base of the skull. Lift up shoulders and massage out tension. Work your way down to the lower back. Move all around the back and work deep into the muscles.
The hip to buttocks glide massage technique demonstrated in this how-to video is a great way to work the sciatic nerve. Use lots of massage oil when giving a sensual ass massage. You probably spend a lot of time sitting around on your butt all day, so the rub down technique in this video massage tutorial is sure to feel great.
You only need oil and your hands. Some soft music helps to relax the client.
This self breast massage technique is designed to move lymph out of the breast as an aid in woman's health. Reducing toxins from the breast tissues is believed to reduce breast cancer risk for cancers related to toxins. Watch this how to video to learn how to perform one.
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.
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.
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.
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 ...
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...
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.
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. ...
Learn the massage techniques for performing dorsaflexion and table stretching. Part 1 of 3 - How to Perform table stretching.
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.
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...
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 shows you how to give someone a facial massage. This toning massage uses tapping techniques.
In this message video we are going to be talking about how to give a full body massage. This is all a matter of personal choice. You can start your body face up or face down. They're going to be covered. If you want to start at the feet, you can start at the feet. If you want to start at the head, you start over there and work your way down. From the feet, you're going to work your way up. The full body massage is a sought after relaxation activity. Learn the art of giving a full body 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.
A nice way to wind down at the end of a hard day is with a face massage. In this tutorial, Athena, a Cranio Sacral Therapist, licensed Massage Therapist and a Lymphatic Drainage Therapist, shows you how to perform a very professional massage on someone's head and face. Follow along with Athena and she shows you step by step how to give someone a face massage and reduce their tension.
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 video shows the viewer how to give a lymphatic drainage massage of the head and neck. A pillow elevates the head slightly to help the drainage process. Using a light oil, she applies the oil to the neck and the face of the client. She puts her fingers inside the clavicle bone at the base of the neck and pumps to start the fluid moving down. Encourage the client to take deep breaths as this helps the fluid to move down. This is a great massage to get in the spring time when allergies are ...
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.
Lymphatic drainage helps to detoxify your body, which has several functions: Removing free radicals, clearing up your skin, and giving your more energy and immunity to diseases and sickness. Sounds pretty good, right?
There are 2 videos showing the different styles in Thai body massage: the northern style puts more emphasis on the stretching, while the southern style is putting more emphasis on pressure point work. No oil or other lubricant is used in this massage technique. This body massage is believed to orginate from India and is sometimes called Thai yoga as the stretches are closely related to Yoga.
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.
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 ...
Learn how to locate the pterygoid muscle trigger points for massage.
Here is a short video on the trigger points of the adductor pollicis muscle, and the area surrounding the thumb. This video gives you a great guide to working with the adductor pollicis muscle for massage.
Our feet take a beating in daily life. Who wouldn't want to lay down at the end of the day and receive a foot massage? Follow this three part, professional style tutorial and learn how to really take a load off those aching toes. This tutorial covers everything from ankles, to stroking the whole foot and down to the individual toes. Practice makes perfect and I'm sure your partner will appreciate the effort! Give a professional level foot massage to your partner - Part 1 of 3.
Here is a great massage video explaining the basics of how to perform an ear drain.