Exercise of the Day: Hand warm-up for massage (video)

In today’s video, Denise demonstrates another useful warm-up for RMTs and massage students:


By rapidly opening and closing your hands in this way, you’ll be ‘waking up’ the joints and tissues of the wrist and hand. Try this one in conjuction with Friday’s wrist shaking and Thursday’s hand stretches before you begin your day’s massages.

Massage is a physical profession, and RMTs need to stay active to be at the top of their game. A good therapist will also be well-versed in exercises that will benefit their clients. Vicars students recieve training in remedial exercise, and our “remex” sessions incorporate exercises and stretches from many sports and athletic traditions. Practice along with us!

Each exercise is demonstrated by Denise Currie. In addition to being an RMT (and our Director!), Denise is a personal fitness trainer and highly regarded yoga practitioner who regularly trains other teachers.