Secrets of a Healer - Magic of Massage
Today one of the most commonly used massages in the world is Swedish Massage. It is typically known as a muscle massage, originally used on gymnasts; great for relief and relaxation for stressed and tired muscles. Learn how to do a relaxation massage on your partner and family, even great to learn for self-massage.
The techniques of Effleurage-light and deep stroking, Petrisage- kneading, Tapotement-hacking or slapping, Friction-working with the fingertips will be taught in this workshop. You will learn how to do massage; dry with a person clothed and with oil (on the back, arms, legs, and head).
Add your aromatherapy knowledge and it becomes a combined healing modality.
Note to Reader
What is Massage?
History of Massage
Spa Massage vs Massage Therapy
Types of Massage...
Benefits of Massage
Other Important Considerations
Refusal to Massage
What Comes Next?
Basic Anatomy & Physiology - Specific for Relaxation Massage
Origin to Insertion
Movements of the Body
Draping / Toweling
Grapeseed Oil - Vitis vinifera
Olive Oil - Olea europaea
Coconut Oil - Cocos nucifera
Jojoba Oil - Simmondsia chinensis
Castor Oil - Ricinus communis
Castor Oil Pack Procedure:
Massage Table or Chair
Setting up for the Massage
General Rules to Massage
Effleurage (Broad stroke)
Stroking (Broad & Intermediate stroke)
Pétrissage (Intermediate & Specific stroke)
Compression (Intermediate stroke)
Friction (Intermediate stroke)
Vibration (Intermediate & Specific stroke)
Tapotement / Percussion (Specific stroke)
Back, Neck and Shoulder Massage
Lymphatic Breast Massage Procedure
2 Minute Massage
5 Minute Massage
10 Minute Massage
15 Minute Massage
Hot Stone Massage
Hot Stone Session:
Lymph Drainage Massage
Basic Pregnancy Massage Procedure:
Swedish Massage Relaxation Routine
Tips & Tricks - to having a pain free body
Message From The Author
I am so happy and grateful that I had the opportunity to own an accredited college for over fourteen years. Enjoy the secrets I taught my massage students!