How To Perform a Seated Massage At Home
7th Apr 2017
The talented massage therapists here at SenSpa have shared their massage wisdom so you can enjoy a little bit of SenSpa in your own home.
Seated Massage Routine – 5 minutes
Make sure the person receiving the massage is sitting comfortable with their legs un-crossed.
- Place palms on shoulders and ask your them to close their eyes and take 3 deep breaths.
- Stroke your hands from the bottom of the shoulder blades up over the shoulders and down to the elbows. Repeat 3 times.
- Place a hand on each shoulder and use your fingers and thumbs to knead and squeeze the muscles. Repeat 10 times.
- Repeat the last movement with both hands alternately kneading on one side and then the other side. Repeat 10 times.
- Use your palms to alternately push the shoulders down in a rhythmic motion moving inwards and outwards.
- Squeeze hands down the arms to the elbows and back up. Repeat 3 times.
- Use thumbs to press on 3 points on top of the shoulders. Hold each point for a couple of seconds.
- Walk thumbs alternately down the spine, up and down.
- Circle thumb around shoulder blades, being careful not to press on the bone, go up and down on other side. Repeat 3 times.
- Finishing with placing both palms on shoulders, then remove hands slowly and shake off any negative energy.
You can learn more about performing a seated massage at one of our therapist lead workshops. These fun evenings also include use of the award winning spa facilities!
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