Learn how to use massage to relieve stress, improve physical comfort and foster intimacy with another person.
This course is designed for partners looking to aid themselves, their partners and intimates with basic massage techniques.
Taught by a licensed massage therapist, this class will show you simple techniques that offer great health benefits.
Learn to use traditional Swedish massage techniques to care for another person through touch, including the three basics: Effleurage, Petrissage and Tapotement.
Gain experience in proper body mechanics for injury prevention and how you can improve the massage for both the giver and receiver.
Wear comfortable clothing with a tank top or loose fitting t-shirt on top. Bring a yoga mat, and three pillows to class. Massage will be done fully clothed.
The instructor will demonstrate techniques that you can practice in class with hands on corrections as requested.
You will also have plenty of time to ask questions and experiment in order to develop your experience with techniques you are learning.
To aid in you in practicing at home, you will receive printed reference material along with sample massage lotions/oils.
- Be able to perform the three basic Swedish massage strokes in an ergonomic way
- Know how to transition between various strokes and the traditional order of the strokes
- Be able to comfortably perform massage without hand, wrist or back pain
Who Should Take this Class?
This class is great for romantic partners interested in learning about and practicing therapeutic massage.