Learn Massage Basics to help yourself & loved ones
Before you start, make sure you’re prepared. Some suggestions include:
Warm Oil &/or Lotion
Pillows, Blankets, Towels
Candles, Music, SILENCE PHONES!
Fingernails are trimmed
Clear Space, Clear Mind
Create a Peaceful and Loving Environment
Atmosphere - Dim lights, serene music, tidy environment
Be Mindful and Present
Practice Makes ...PROGRESS!
-NOTICE & LISTEN to cues
-ASK for Feedback
-Intuition & Inward Reflection
Warm Hands & Oil
Think in 3’s— Three SLOW strokes
🤍 Flow - Toward Heart!
Keep Contact - helps body relax & trust
Movements to the Music - Slow repetitive motions
Giving a massage should be comfortable for the Giver also.
Some tips on how to massage correctly – and effortlessly.
-Contouring - Open Palms, Fingers Curved, Follow Lines
-Alternate - Fist, Palms, Forearms, Elbows
-Lean from Core- Use Body Weight Properly
-Proper Body Mechanics - Head up, drop your shoulders, back straight, knees bent...
𝆕 HEAD, SHOULDERS, BACK & KNEES… 𝆕
Relax & ENJOY!
Trust Yourself and Be Confident
Connection is Key - Enjoy time together
Consistent - Set regular dates to pamper each other
Have FUN - Laugh, Joke, ENJOY!
If you end up stumbling the whole way, just NOTICE and LEARN for next time!
One of the most important things to remember after the massage, is for the recipient to drink plenty of water for the next couple days. Water helps flush out toxins and re-hydrate our muscles. Water, Water, Water!