Massage Notes (Full Body Massage)

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Make sure oil is warmed, laptop is set to play playlist with random off, low volume towel to cover, candles? Incense? Make sure pillows are placed comfortably. Breathing exercises

Back

  • Stand to one side.
  • One hand on the top of the spine and one on tailbone, hold.
  • Oil on hands to start
  • Rocking
  • Skin rolling from top to bottom glide up and repeat
  • Vibrate bottom to top 3 times
  • Glide down spine to tailbone then switch to outside and glide back up 4-5 getting firmer
  • Circular rubbing to tailbone
  • Glide back to the top/ circle rub to top
  • Thumbs down spine, very slow checking for knots
  • Glide back to the top
  • Thumbs on shoulders fingers on back, knead and work some knots in range
  • Switch to the side STAY IN CONTACT
  • Glide up back separate at shoulders and light glide down 2-3 times
  • Pull up side
  • Small kneading with fingers pull side of neck firm and not too far
  • J shapes from neck down to do knots
  • Hand around to lower back and run fingers under shoulder blade
  • Spot base inner edge of shoulder blade between spine and armpit 10 second push
  • If getting bored, tap all over, maybe karate or fists
  • Connect strokes around to the legs
  • Move around to legs
  • Left leg first

Back Of Legs

  • Oil up entire leg with light gliding
  • Firm glide up towards heart
  • Circle at buttock and light back down
  • Lift foot and circular rub around ankle bone with thumbs and fingertips
  • Before down shake gently
  • Run fingers between calf muscles and around the edges deep and strong towards heart
  • Knead muscle up and down swap to finger 2/3s down
  • Squeeze toothpaste up leg just above ankle 2-3 times STRONG
  • Fists into thighs knead but like gliding between bands of muscle
  • Knead from top to knee 3-4 times squeeze roll and push
  • Upper edge of tailbone knead
  • Down towards leg halfway across buttock in the middle
  • Press with thumbs
  • Use fingers or knuckles 90 degrees for 10 seconds
  • Loose fists and firm over all buttock
  • Tap down leg leading to karate chops and stop at knee
  • Fingertip glide up and down to feet to head
  • Repeat on right leg

Face And Scalp

  • Turn them over, try to keep contact
  • Maybe no extra oil
  • Thumbs on forehead, glide
  • Out from middle towards side, low at brow 3-4 lines moving up
  • Circular rub all over forehead
  • First 2 fingertips over the top and down the sides of the nose
  • Small circular rubbing around nostril area
  • Fan out with thumbs across cheeks light-medium
  • Jaw chewing muscles, ask to clench, circular rubbing
  • On highest point. Pinpoint pressure 5-10 secs and relax jaw
  • Pinch and roll to chin twice
  • Pinch and tug around the ear
  • Fingers and thumbs to pinch and roll ear on edge from lobe twice
  • Tug top and bottom
  • Circular rubbing on scalp
  • Lift and replace often

Neck And Shoulders

  • Add fairly large amount of oil
  • Shoulder swoop – start on chest, move to top of shoulders and back around under the neck, gliding Lift slightly on the neck
  • Rock the head back and forth while lifted until no tension
  • Turn to one side and circular rub back of neck
  • Pin-point the knots
  • Knead up and down the back
  • Bring head up so chin rests on chest for 5 secs
  • Glide across the top of shoulders, maybe knuckles
  • Top of shoulders use fingers and thumbs to knead
  • Under the back, push upwards and knead
  • Pinpoint knots and work on them
  • Shoulder swoop
  • Move to left shoulder

Arms

  • Walk back to the side
  • Add extra oil
  • Glide with one hand and support at wrist or elbow with the other
  • Knead the palm
  • Curl fingers into knuckles while holding hands so knuckles knead into palm
  • Squeeze fingers as pulling from base to tip rub sides as well
  • Thumb on webbing pressure point 5 secs
  • Hold hand palm down and circular rub over wrist
  • Glide up forearms using thumb between muscle bands Knead the muscles in forearm
  • Bend elbow and rest on surface squeeze toothpaste towards the heart 2-3 times
  • Bend arm so hand near head
  • Hold and massage the upper arm with free hand
  • Shake arm out by the wrist: by their side, 90 degrees from body and by head
  • Finger tip glide back to the chest and repeat on other arm.

Chest And Abdomen

  • Add a reasonably small amount of oil
  • Place thumbs below collarbone with hands towards sides and knead carefully
  • Pinpoint using thumbs 2 inches below collar bone
  • Pull in under the collarbone slightly, holding for 5 secs
  • Circular rub around breastbone towards abdomen
  • Make circles in each rib gap near breastbone
  • Glide on abdomen clockwise firmly
  • Try to circle independently and over right hand
  • Near navel push in individual points tenderly. Finger press
  • Slide both hands over the waist and meet hands at spine
  • Pull back upwards a quarter inch 3 times
  • Glide down around side at hip to legs and then feet

Feet And Legs

  • Move round to the legs
  • Use very small amount of oil
  • Ankle circles in both directions
  • Push in sole and push outwards ‘spreading’ sole firm 3 times
  • Thumb on bottom, fingers on top, rub between bones upwards and sideways
  • Hold top of foot and knuckle the arch one at a time pinkie to index
  • Miser rub each toe starting with pinkie all sides
  • Knead and press pad of big toe heavily. Circular rubbing?
  • Rub and knead outside top of pad beneath toes, circular rubbing?
  • Work entire inside edge of foot
  • Thumb walk bottom of each toe
  • Hook in centre of each toe
  • Twist arch of foot ‘wring out’ heel with one hand and twist in both directions
  • Work around the bottom of the ankle bones towards the heel
  • Hook in on the hollow
  • Glide up towards shin
  • Glide way up with thumb on outside edge of shinbone
  • Thumbs and fingertips to knead from of leg
  • Stay on either side of the bone
  • Lift knee slightly and make circles with thumbs on side
  • Pressure inwards on back of knee
  • Glide up thigh and soft back down 4-5 times
  • Knead front of thigh heavily all over inside to out
  • Running stripe pressure point from knee to top hold each for 3-5 secs and repeat once
  • Bend leg with foot against other knee
  • Glide heavily upwards, maybe with knuckles ease off towards top
  • Glide back to the knee and twice more
  • Lay flat and glide up around hip and to the back
  • Press up and pull back down to hip
  • Glide all the way back down to the foot
  • Lift and shake out
  • Fingertip glide hip to foot
  • Repeat on other leg

Finish

  • No extra oil unless completely necessary
  • Glide from feet, up to chest and down the arms light touches
  • Place one hand on forehead and one on stomach and hold for 60 seconds, allow heat transfer
  • Slow release
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