Your touch shouldn’t tickle her. It also shouldn’t feel like a torture rack. “You want a consistent pressure and a consistent flow,” Vann explains. “Don’t switch from really light to really deep.”
Focus on One Area At A Time
“Professional masseuses rarely work both sides at the same time,” she says. You shouldn’t either. Just remember to make your way over to the side you didn’t start with.
Push Out, Not Down
“Start on one side of the top of the spine and push the muscle out toward the shoulder, like in the traps area,” Vann suggests. “If you push out, it feels better; most people push down, and it hurts.” Push with your thumbs or the base of your palms.