How A Massage Can Help You Feel More Relaxed

Do you want to know how to give an amazing massage? You are able to give your loved one or partner a good massage, therefore making them very happy, but only when you know exactly what you are doing. Read on to learn more about the art of massage.

Do you suffer from extreme muscle aches and pains? If so, visit a massage therapist or read a book about trigger points so that you can learn how to treat these pains. Trigger points are tiny knots that appear in tight muscles. These trigger points may send pain and swelling to other areas in the body. Ask your therapist to point out these spots to you the next time you go for a massage.

When massaging, remember to use those thumbs! Your thumbs are strong and should be used. You don’t want to press too hard because this might actually cause discomfort.

You have to make adjustments because everyone that you give a massage to will be different. If it seems that your subject is responding well to a particular technique, extend it. Watch for passive feedback and solicit active feedback.

Light a few scented candles when giving a massage. The right choices can be incredibly calming. When you add this thoughtful touch to your skilled massage, you are creating an excellent relaxation experience.

Before you massage someone, try out different oils on them. This is very important since everyone’s body reacts different to oils, so your job is finding the right one. Oils help lubricate so you have an easier time with your massage.

After reading this article, you can amaze your partner by giving a truly great massage. It can be after a hard day of work, a special occasion or just to show that you care. Keep in mind what you’ve read, and continue to get better at giving massages.

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