Home > Aromatherapy massage > Back of the Legs Massage

Back of the Legs Massage in Aromatherapy

Back of The Legs
  • Back of the Legs MassageEffleurage oil as for the front of the legs but working from the foot right up to the top of the thigh. Repeat four or five times.

  • Bend the leg at the knee, supporting it with one hand. Stroke firmly down the calf, across behind the knee, then back up to the foot several times keeping your hands contoured to the leg. Put the leg down.

  • Work up the calf to the knee, using little circles. Repeat several times to cover the whole calf.

  • Using your index and middle fingers, make small circular movements behind the knee. Be careful not to press too hard.

  • Squeeze rhythmically along the inner thigh from the knee upwards. Repeat on the outer thigh, doing each movement several times.

  • Diagonally stroke from the inner knee upwards and across the thigh. Repeat several times.

  • Finish by effleuraging the whole leg several times, from foot to thigh. Wrap up and repeat on the other leg.