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

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