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Chucking

Massage movement accomplished by grasping the flesh firmly in one hand up and down along the bone while the other hand keeps

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Acupressure

Oriental technique of applying pressure to specific points of the body to release muscle tension, restore balance, and stimulated chi.

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Dr. Jacquet Movement

Beneficial for oily skin; it helps move sebum out of the follicles and up to the skin's surface by kneading

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Effleurage

Light, continuous stroking movement applied with the fingers or the palms in a slow, rythmic manner

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Foot reflexology

The technique of applying pressure to the feet based on a system of zones and areas on the feet that directly correspond to the anatomy of the body. Reflexology is also performed on the hands and ears

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Friction

Deep rubbing movement requiring pressure on the skin with the fingers or palm while moving them under and underlying stricter. Chucking, rolling, and wringing are variations of friction

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Fulling

Form of petrissage in which the tissue is grasped, gently lifted, and spread out. Used mainly for massaging on the arms

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Hacking

Chopping movement performed with the edges of the hands in the massage

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Manual lymph drainage

Abbreviated MLD; gentle, rythmic pressure on the lymphatic system to detoxify and remove waste materials from the body more quickly.

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Massage

Manual or mechanical manipulation of the body by rubbing, gently pinching, kneading, tapping, and other movements to increase metabolism and circulation, promote absorption, and relive pain

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Petrissage

Kneading movement that stimulates the underlying tissues; performed by lifting, squeezing, and pressing and tissue with a light, firm pressure

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Rolling

Massage movement in which the tissues are pressed and twisted using a fast back and forth movement

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Shiatsu

The application of pressure on acupuncture points found throughout the body to balance the body's energy flow and promote health. It originated as a form of physical therapy in Japan

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Slapping

Massage movement in which the wrists are kept flexible so that the palms come in contact with the skin in a light, firm, and rapid strokes; one hand follows the other. With each slapping stoke, the flesh is lifted slightly

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Tapotement

AKA percussion; movements consisting of short, quick tapping, slapping and hacking movements

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Vibration

In massage the rapid shaking movement in which the technician uses the body and shoulders, not just fingertips, to creat movement

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Wringing

Vigorous movement in which the hands, places a little distance apart on both sides of the clients arm or leg, working downward apply a twisting motion against the bones on the opposite direction