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Foot Massage !

Category: Healing Touch
Posted: 2008-03-21 12:32, Edited: 2008-03-22 13:37

If you have NEVER had someone rub your feet, you don't know what you're missing!! At first I was concerned about my socks having been on my feet all day (you know what I mean!) when my sweetie gently took one foot in hands and proceeded to share with me one of the brighter sides of life on earth. Not any more! Now I toss my feet into his lap whenever I get the chance! I love getting a foot massage, and am learning to enjoy giving them too.

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You don't have to be a studied professional to rub your sweetie's feet. You just have to want to bring a smile to his/her face! Morning, noon, or night, the time is always right to have the tootsies cared for.

We all like to research things and "know" what we are doing so we can master things on the first go ... so, I've included a little Crash Course in Foot Massage for you to get started!

Socks-on is an option, especially if you don't know the person well or if you don't wish to become more personal than it already will be when rubbing someone's feet.

For the more adventurous, a nice massage oil or Palm'Hydra Body cream will help with a satiny slide and with less friction the massage will be all that more enjoyable.

TRIVIA:
In ancient times it was considered to be the lowest of the low to have someone wash your feet. You wouldn't even ask your slave to do this. Partly due to the fact that they either went barefoot or had thin, open sandals and animal business and dust and dirt were the order of the day. In Chrisitan tradition, this is why it was so remarkable that Jesus washed the feet of his disciples (12 followers).
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