With all the texting and typing we do nowadays, there’s really nothing quite like a great hand massage to release the tension we hold there. In fact, the way we carry tension in our hands influences the tension we store in our forearms, shoulders and neck. It can even contribute to tension-headaches. So this is a really worthwhile set of tools to have in your toolkit. [Read more…]
Foot massage can often be underrated. Though there are many of you who no doubt love a foot massage, there are also many people out there who could “take it or leave it”. I used to be one of those people! With this tutorial you can likely change the way they feel about a foot massage 😉 Give them the best foot massage they’ve ever had, from the comfort of your own home. [Read more…]
When it comes to massage pressure, there’s a full spectrum of “intensity”. Some people prefer less pressure, while others like more generous pressure. Quite often this is associated with their tolerance for, or their preference for sensation. Yet, it’s not quite that simple. Pain is never that simple. [Read more…]
Massage is intimate. Right out of the gate, let’s get that one thing clear. Human touch is an intimate experience. You simply cannot change that. Whether it’s Thai massage with clothes on or Swedish massage, with clothes off. The thing is, intimacy is mostly [and incorrectly] confused with sexuality. This is a far-reaching issue that goes beyond massage alone and relates to our overall lack of touch vocabulary as a disconnected society.
I also want to establish from the beginning that I strongly dislike articles that use yoga and massage as sexual gateways [and click-bait]. Therefore this may be the only blog I ever publish related in any way to the discussion on sex. So it’s a thorough post, and it opens a number of different discussions. [Read more…]