This is the second video in our series on Utah County massage strategies.
From the massage video:
This massage gets a bit more precise around the neck or head and even into the skull. Learn what you can give to friends or family members to make them feel relaxed and comforted.
Be really careful with lymph nodes and structures of the upper spine. Always be careful in these delicate areas.
In lymphatic massage work, there’s a location called the water-wheel that’s right below the ear – don’t apply too much pressure there.
You’ll be able to feel the anatomy if you pay attention to what you’re doing and where you are.
The ears are a nice place to massage as well; sometimes it can tickle.
When massaging the scalp, make sure you’re moving the skin underneath the hair. This will make a lot of difference because it will feel so much better when rubbing the skin as opposed to just the hair.
If you’d like, ask the person you’re massaging to relax and move their head around slightly, supporting the jaw and different ranges of motion.
Be careful to not do too much with the front of the neck: there’s too much structure in that area.
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