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Thai massage (Supine, abdomen) Key: Your body, client’s body.
(ABD)OMINALS: WATCH FOR CONTRAINDICATIONS
Step 1. Wave
Lay client flat and raise knees to loosen ABD. Sit at side and use body to loosen with wave motion. Work with breath. Work entire region at least twice.
Step 2. Palm 1-13
Palm Press on “Clock.”
Step 3. Ice Cream Scoop
Starting at ribs, use blades of hands to scoop down. Cover entire ABD
Step 4. Sternum Palm
Work with exhale and press+traction
Step 5. Finger circles
Cover entire sternum with 3 slow circles
Step 6. Shoulder-Pec
Pull up on shoulders, press down on pecs. Hold for 3s, but 10s on third rep. Forearm?
Step 7. Arm stretching
Stretch from hand to shoulder
Step 8. Palming
Hold hand and push from arm bone DOWN, pull on tricep. Then forearm front and back. Return.
Step 9. Stretching
Like Step 7
Step 10. Hand
Many options: Interlace fingers, spread hand and work along bones of hand. Pressure point on wrist and center of palm. Circles and spreading on dorsal side. Work in between bones and repeat for web. Work LI-4. Massage all sides of fingers –>snap. Wrist ROM. Stretch finger flexors. Fish flop. Compression. Sandwich+stretch. Love.