We can sometimes be resistant to releasing bodily tensions. This technique is an effective way of inviting clients to relax their bodies and muscles without them realising. Adding rhythmical elements and stretches to massage strokes, encourages flexibility as well as releasing tension. The technique is effective in challenging clients to move their bodies in a way that they might instinctively think they could not. The effects can be relaxing, stimulating or both, helping to release tension and to regain flexibility.