How To Do A Shoulder Massage
How To Do A Shoulder Massage
How to do a shoulder massage: Learn how to do three simple techniques at home. Be able to relax, stretch, and calm a family member or loved one with easy shoulder massage techniques.
Hi, my name's Sunita Passi from Tri-dosha. We're specialist training providers in therapeutic massage, nutrition and meditation, and I'm looking forward to tell you about how to transform your life with a variety of different techniques. I'm here to tell you about shoulder massage and also demonstrate a few techniques that you can do at home.
Shoulder massage is a massage that's been delivered all over the world for many many years. From Asia to Europe, it's a treatment that's very familiar in family homes and it's something that you can easily do on your partner or family member at home. The benefits of shoulder massage, one of the greatest benefits is it reduces tension around the shoulder area.
So for anyone who feels that they have knots or tension overriding this part of the body at the top of the back, it's a great treatment for you. It's also fantastic to increase circulation, so with improved circulation, more oxygen and nutrients are taken to each of the different physiological systems in the body which also re-energizes the body. So there are lots of benefits that can come from actually learning a few techniques in shoulder massage.
Now what I'm going to do here is actually just show you a few moves. One of the easiest moves you can do without having to go and train, and get an accredited certificate is simply taking your thumbs, two fingers at the front of shoulders and your thumbs into the back, the side of the scapula or the shoulder blade you can say and actually just to make some deep circle movements into the skin. You're almost pinching up as you move the thumb into the skin.
So you move them in, and if you do that to the count of ten, five, six, seven, eight, nine, ten and then actually just pinch up, two pinches and release. Pinch up, two pinches, and release. Pinch up, two pinches, and release.
Pinch up, two pinches, and release. That's a lovely start to just relax the shoulders, release the tension in that area, if you do that three times, two, three, four, five , six, seven, eight, nine, ten. And again pinching up, one, two, three, four, five, six, seven, eight, still with your pinching nine, ten.
It's very easy to deliver at home and that just simply relaxes that area. Another technique that you can use is actually chopping. So this is where we apply a lot more pressure to each side of the shoulder.
You want to watch your back, and actually just chop across the shoulder blade. You need to be careful of your pressure here. Make sure your client can take it.
Just go across and then again, it's just nice to come back to your circle moves. The final move I'm going to show you which is a nice easy move to do at home as well is to actually stretch the shoulder. So you want to take the arm and just take it down behind the back and just simply do a stretch on the inside of the arm.
So if you can inhale for me slowly exhale, and you just get a nice stretch on the inside of the arm, you just hold it there and stretching to five, one, two, three, four, five. Release. Just shake that out so the energy flows better and then again, you can do a simple stretch on the other side as well.
So again, you just take the hand over the shoulder. If you can inhale for me, and on the exhale, you'll get the stretch, one two three four five. Bring that down, shake that out, let that rest.
And again, if you just take your hands to top the clients head and complete the treatment with just three deep inhales with your client. If you can inhale with me, slowly exhale, and again inhale, slowly exhale, and again in, slowly exhale. This is the best way to ground your client at the end of the treatment and also ground yourself.
And it also signifies the end. I hope you've enjoyed that. Thank you very much.