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How to Massage the Shoulders using Ayurvedic Body Massage

Learn to give a back massage focusing on the shoulders using Ayurvedic techniques from massage therapist Lara Narayani Golland in this Howcast video.


And working upward along the spine, I transition into the shoulders. And I circle the shoulders.

And I like to work underneath the shoulder blade from the opposite side. So that the same side stroke for the low back, I'm using to pull up. And this is good for the lymphatic system. And it also feels really good just on the muscles to get work done under the arm and the latissimus, is well. This is a energetically support of your clients opening their wings; opening up their heart energy.

And what I find is that a lot of discomfort on the shoulders, and a lot of shoulder pain actually is routed underneath the arms in these areas. So it's nice to spend a little extra time working their. And doing long, calming strokes is really good for soothing the nervous system, for calming vata, and for creating balance in the mind, and in the body of the client.

That is how you do Ayurvedic warm oil massage for the back.

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