Many people like to wrap up their sensual massage (before moving on to the sexual massage) by massaging the neck and shoulders and, lastly, doing a facial massage. This can be very relaxing and pleasant, although men may be a bit reluctant at first, for fear of feeling like they are at the beauty parlor.
Caress all parts of the head and face, especially the temples, cheeks, and near the ears. This can help relieve stress and ward off any tension headaches. In addition, the head and face are connected to virtually every other part of the body, from a reflexology standpoint, so this part of the massage can benefit the entire body.
It might be helpful and interesting to study some books or Web sites dealing with reflexology. This is a science that explores the effects of massaging certain parts of the body. Reflexology establishes a connection between, for example, certain parts of the foot and backaches. By massaging specific areas of your partner's body, you may be able to alleviate his or her target stress areas.