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Effluerage

Joanna Dunn Feb 18, 2014 Types Of Massage-Effluerage

Effluerage originates around 1885-90 from the French word, effleur, meaning “to stroke as one would a flower” (i.e., lightly).  In massage, this is the opening massage technique and it is used to relax and warm up the muscles by using a gliding stroke.Effluerage is a soothing motion, often done in circular motions over the skin.  Variation in rhythm or speed...

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