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  • 1. Self massage
    You can heal yourself
  • 2. Massage Benefits
    Body tissues receive more oxygen
    It is energizing
    Relieves stress
    Creates sense of well being
    Promotes longevity
    Increases relaxation
    Decreases muscle spasm & cramping
    Promotes Healthful Sleep
    Calms the body and mind
  • 3. Don’t massage if…
    You have a fever
    Recently undergone surgery
    Have unexplained lumps or bumps
    Undiagnosed back pain
    Blood pressure ( high or very low)
    Lesions or inflamation or infection
    Chronic systemic disorders ( lupus)
  • 4. Types of massage Movements
    Most popular is Effleurage
    Petrissage Kneading
    Percussion (Tapotement, most penetrating)
    Friction
    Vibration
  • 5. Evening massage
    Best time is right before bed
    Start at the feet
    Concentrate on areas where you need more relief, ie shoulders, calves, hips
    Use a gentle massage product
  • 6. Morning Body massage
    Always begin by stretching
    After bathing is the optimal time to massage
    Start with light touch and gradually put more pressure on area massaged.
    Takes only 5 to 7 minutes
  • 7. Facial Self massage
    Cleansing massage ( effleurage and petrissage)
    Tone tap toner in
    Moisturizer (friction, effleurage and tapping)
    Pressure point massage relieves Sinisitis
    It is Easy and Quick 5 to 10 minutes
  • 8. Self Massage
    Easy to do
    Doesn’t cost you anything except for the cream or lotion
    Firms the skin
    Evens Skin tone
    Relaxes facial muscles
    Reduces fine lines and expression lines