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Sensual massage guide

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It's nice to be naked A public domain image

Here the idea is to stroke the body, get a feel as to what muscles are tight and those that are soft. Apply firmer pressure to the tight areas and gently stroke into the softer muscles.

Sensual massage therapy is not just used for sexual purposes, and it does not necessarily have to be a predecessor to sexual intercourse. The real intention of sensual massage therapy is to relax, to open up to your partner's emotions and to experience a higher level of pleasure in the relationship in general, including with intimate relations. Intimacy is not just about sex, but instead it is about feeling for one another on a deeper level. With that in mind, here are some commonly asked questions about sensual massage therapy.

Are There Other Names for Sensual Massage?

Depending on whom you ask or where you live, you might hear and read about other terms for sensual massage. Some of these other names may include erotic massage, tantric massage and sensuous massage, though the process is generally the same no matter what you call it. This form of massage is the form that can be used to truly enhance sexual performance.

How is Sensual Massage Different than Conventional Massage?


Sensual play using fingertips and nails to arose and awaken the senses.

Sensual massage therapy does have many of the same relaxing, emotional and physical health effects as conventional massage does, though the big difference is that it is focused on the erogenous zones on the body, which is not the main focus of traditional massage. While it does not always have to lead to sexual intercourse, sensual massage therapy is used to increased sexual arousal between two people. It also can be used as foreplay and can be incorporated into the act of lovemaking.


Adding oil like this is generally frowned upon, yet there are times when its appropriate as the massage is all about sensation. A public domain image

What you do on one side of the body, try to do on the other.

Sensual massage is all about sensation and there is no limit to what can be done; and remember it must always feel nice.  Contrary to relaxation and therapeutic massage, it's best to be naked and to create sensation, one can use fur or silk instead of, or before switching to oil, and the oli needs to be warm and smell nice.

A sensual massage is about working to induce relaxation, this requires trust and to develop trust, respect is required and the person can relax their inhibitions and begin to indulge in the skin to skin sensations.

In the animation below, the flow over the outer hips and return in through the groin is nice and may soon become erotic. To avoid too much arousal you can alternate reversing this stroke and take the return stroke up side of the body lower to the table and up through the armpits.


This scene is accelerated, so don't try to go fast like this unless you're doing a sports massage.

A sensual massage can follow the guide for any massage described on this site, except that the pressure will be softer. The idea is to stroke the body in a way that you would like to be stroked, yet you can pause to press into or rub areas of muscle that feel tight like between the shoulders.

Massaging the bum feels really nice and in general work slowly, as you want your friend to relax which means you may have to slow down and respect their boundaries or put aside your own urges.

Some nice techniques to try.

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