“The physician must be experienced in many things, but most assuredly in rubbing. For rubbing can bind a joint that is loose, and loosen a joint that is too rigid.” - Hippocrates
Massage takes on many different forms - from relaxation to sports, to the more clinical medical massage. All are important.
Gentle, rhythmic, and calming.
Specific, focused, and effective.
Stretching, lengthening, and loosening.
“Trust the universe, accept its messages, and keep your motives clean. The client’s body will tell you which way to go.” - John Upledger