Elliptical ~ holding a palm stone in one hand make long, smooth strokes in an elongated circleshape on one side of the body.
Fanning ~ holding a palm stone draw from the spine down the side of the body.
Spinal Circles ~ holding a palm stone on it's end, on one side of the spine make small circles following the length of the spine. Repeat on the other side of the spine.
Neck Techniques ~ holding a palm stone make small circles all over the neck area both sides of the spine.
Holding the palm stone against the base of the skull - the little bony protrusion at the back of the head, lightly press and rotate gently.
Shoulder Sweep ~ holding a palm stone make circles around the shoulder by reaching under the chest and around and over the shoulder joint.
Tail Techniques ~ holding the tail away from the body, in the other hand holding a palm stone, twist your hand over and around the tail pulling just slightly as you go.
Here are even more Crystal Massage Techniques for your Dog!
Tummy Technique ~
Tummy Technique ~ holding a palm stone make small circles all around the tummy area, lifting the leg to get underneath.
Head Techniques ~
Head Techniques Ear & Temple Techniques
Head Technique ~ holding a palm stone make small circles all over the head, around the eye, down the snout, around each ear and finish by holding at the base of the skull.
Ear & Temple Techniques ~ holding a palm stone in one hand make small circles on the top side of the ear while holding underneath, then pull with alternate hands on the underside of the ear and smooth over the top of the ear with the crystal.
Grab an ear in each hand and pull away from the head just slightly, rotate in one direction then the other.
Holding a palm stone in each hand make small circles at the temples just next to the eyes.
Leg & Foot Techniques ~
Leg Effleurage Leg Circles Foot Wand Techniques
Leg Effleurage ~ holding a palm stone against the top of the leg, draw the crystal down to the foot using long, sweeping, smooth strokes.
Lift the leg and continue the same movement on the underside of the leg.
Leg Circles ~ hold a palm stone against the leg and do small circles working your way down the leg to the foot.
Lift the leg and continue to do small circles on the underneath of the leg.
Foot Wand Techniques ~ use the rounded end of a wand to make small circles on the underside of the foot.
Use the smaller rounded end to get in between the pads of the foot.
The foot is an especially sensitive area for the dog so work with what he will let you do. Use gentle pressure especially between the pads.