Pregnancy is a rough time on a woman's body. Everything hurts and you need to relax. Check out this tutorial and learn how to massage a mother-to-be and be her hero! Surprise your hubby with this relaxing massage and make her 9 months feel a little shorter.
Georgia Koons demonstrates how to give a relaxing and holistic facial massage. A facial massage has many benefits. It can be anti-aging because it causes the blood to better circulate in your face. It can be relaxing by massaging in soft circular motions. Any type of massage is sure to relieve tension and a facial massage specializes in ridding the body of tension cause by squinting and straining the facial muscles. This type of massage is great for headaches or to help you fall asleep faster.
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.
Back pain can be caused by many different factors. Sometimes a good massage can help the back pain. Get expert tips and advice on massage and other treatments in this how-to video.
Calf strains are a common athletic injury. A few massage techniques can help soothe most calf strain injuries. Get expert tips and advice on massage and other treatments in this video.
Working the back is an important part of all massages. The back should especially be massaged for any athlete. Get expert tips and advice on massage and other treatments in this diet and health how to video. Follow along and learn how easy it is to work the back in sports massage.
After working out, who doesn't need a nice deep muscles massage. Relaxing and massaging sore muscles is a must for any athlete. Get expert tips and advice on massage and other treatments in this massage how to video. Start with a light massage, move to a shaking movement and finish with a medium pounding technique.
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!
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.
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.
Shiatsu massage is increasingly popular. In shiatsu, we use the tools of our hands, especially our thumbs. We also use our elbows and forearms for rolling. Learn the art of giving Shiatsu massage in this health how-to video.
Massage is a great way to relax the body and mind. It is important to know how to massage specific areas like the sides properly. Get expert tips and advice on massage and other treatments in this how-to video. Follow along and learn a technique for massaging the right side of the body.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Chair massages are not limited to the typical massage and karate techniques. Watch this four-part video to learn more techniques that you can use to relieve those back knots!
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!).
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.
A facial massage can rejuvenate and soothe. Make sure your hands are clean to begin with. A lot of people don't like oil, having oil in their hands and putting it on their face, or they might be allergic to it or sensitive. So have a nice clean set of hands and starting with just saying hello to the head. Learn the art of giving massage in this health how-to video.
Massage yourself with oil to relieve stress and soreness. You don't really require that much oil. Our skin has a lot of oil already. Use a little bit of oil, rub it on your hands and go deep. Treat your muscles with self massage in this 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.
Performing a foot massage is a great skill to learn. Practice foot massages with this free beauty guide video series.
In this video series, our massage expert Jinilee Reavis leads us through the basics of Swedish massage, including the four basic forms of Swedish massage, tips and suggestions for avoiding common mistakes, and explaining how massage benefits the body.
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.
Trigger point massage is a good technique to bring immediate relief to conditions like frozen shoulder, stiff neck, tennis elbow and headaches. Trigger points form whenever a muscle or joint is stressed beyond its capacity to recover. They are usually believed to be the result of an accumulation of toxic waste around a nerve ending. Active trigger points will create pain and discomfort.
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.
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!
Massage has been around for a very long time. It has been proved that massage can help reduce stress, improve circulation, and create a feeling of well being. 54% of doctors recommend massage therapy. 85% of all diseases are believed to be stress related. Giving massages is fun and helps build muscle strength in the legs and arms. First you want to remember fiber direction when giving a massage. Start by warming the muscles up by kneading the tissue rather than using any techniques to really ...
Shin splints are a form of inflammation and they come when you are probably running or doing some kind of physical activity too aggressively. So really, truly, the best thing for shin splints is rest. Ice is also another good way to get some relief from shin splints. And usually it is this area of the shin that is going to be bothering you the most. If you do want to try some massage techniques that can really help as well. Get expert tips and advice on massage and other treatments in this ho...
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...
Foot massages are great a great way to relax after a long day. Get expert tips and advice on massage and other treatments in this diet and health how-to video. Use a little peppermint lotion on the feet to help revitalize the skin.
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.
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.
Tuina massage is one of the oldest forms of massage! Learn some massage techniques for the shoulder.
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.
Self proclaimed massage nerd briefly explains the technique of cross fiber friction massage (as opposed to a longitudinal friction massage).
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