Barefoot Deep Tissue Massage
While Ashiatsu has probably the greatest name recognition, many Asian and Oceanic bodywork systems include using the feet as massage tools. Fijian massage is…
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In the stretching workout, the Person in Charge (PIC) lies on the floor while the coach places a foot on a specified area. The PIC then assumes the "lock," a position that gives the stretch its full power. In essence, the foot is just dumb weight, Rossiter says. The effectiveness of the technique rests primarily with the PIC's focus and determination to stretch the pain away.
This deep, yet soothing, massage technique uses one foot that kneads all the muscles, relieving tension and pain. The therapist may sit or stand and the client may remain clothed while reclining on a floor mat. Fijian massage does not use oils or lotions. Fijian Massage does not include walking on the client's back as one foot remains standing on the floor. Fijian Massage is deeper and often more therapeutic than types of massage utilizing the hands.