For just about every type of massage therapy out there, there is a video that shows and explains how to provide the massage.
Many are detailed explanations
of not only how to perform the massage, but about the health benefits of the massage for
If you are new to massage therapy, and want to read about specific massage techniques, as well as watch the massage videos about them, you can find lots of information on our "Types of Massage" page.
These are the most popular massage videos:
Hand massage video - provides instruction on massage for hands and hand pain, including how to massage for relaxation, arthritis, carpal tunnel syndrome surgeries, or work related stress injuries.
Foot massage video teaches how to give massage for foot pain, foot disorders, or just plain relaxation. It provides stress relief and can include Reflexology, Chinese Foot massage, or Thai foot massage.
Thai massage video
can teach you why Thai is so often used in the spa industry, how and
why it helps patients with stress and pain, and how easily you can learn
the work at home.
Japanese massage video can teach about the ancient art of Shiatsu, Ashiatsu or Zen Shiatsu (which is becoming a popular form of Japanese massage in spas), while an Oriental massage video can include Japanese, Chinese and Thai massage techniques, all in one.
video can teach about one of the most requested types of massage therapy, as most people
who visit a massage therapist have back muscle problems. Videos on how
to massage these muscles may concentrate on low back, neck and
shoulder, or specifically how to release a muscle group like the rotator
Hot stone massage video can show you step by step how this relaxing massage should be performed --awesome to learn!
Full body massage video clip
is fairly simple, as you can just follow along a few times and you have
movements memorized. For just giving massage to family and friends,
without attending massage school, easy-to-learn massage videos are the
best way to educate.
There are massage video clips about how massage can help various medical conditions, showing in detail how to help decrease pain and speed the healing process.
Although, nothing compares to learning in a live classroom, most
therapists are not able to take the time away from their practice and
However, the ability to actually earn a massage therapy
certification in a specialty, (usually only given through a live class)
is what will make you more reputable with the healthcare community in
your city. Get as much training in the technique as possible.
Another benefit to learning through massage videos is that you
can review the video anytime you want to get a refresher on performing
the technique. Many massage therapists have a library of DVD's
for this very reason.
The more you know, the more massage video clips you watch, the more you can help those around you who suffer in pain.