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.
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 and Physiology – Specific for Relaxation Massage
Origin to Insertion
Movements of the Body
Grapeseed Oil – Vitis vinifera
Olive Oil – Olea europaea
Coconut Oil – Cocos nucifera
Jojoba Oil – Simmondsia chinensis
Castor Oil – Ricinus communis
Massage Table or Chair
Setting up for the Massage
General Rules to Massage
Effleurage (Broad stroke)
Stroking (Broad and Intermediate stroke)
Pétrissage (Intermediate and Specific stroke)
Compression (Intermediate stroke)
Friction (Intermediate stroke)
Vibration (Intermediate and Specific stroke)
Tapotement/Percussion (Specific stroke)
Back, Neck, and Shoulder Massage
2 Minute Massage
5 Minute Massage
10 Minute Massage
15 Minute Massage
Hot Stone Massage
Hot Stone Session
Lymph Drainage Massage
Swedish Massage Relaxation Routine
TIPS and TRICKS to having a pain free body
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