Gentle massage as a method to reduce violence and to obtain pain relief. Experiences at schools where young people have given each other gentle massage correlates with reduced youth violence, and experience in health care institutions shows that massage can be used to obtain pain relief.
Step by Step
Research scientific facts on massage including social (schools) and biochemical (Oxytocin, Endorphines etc) research.
Invite different massage practitioners and physiotherapists to visit the school for lectures and workshops on your Massage Day.
Lecture on the Theory of the beneficial effects of gentle massage.
Organise special massage workshops, involving as many students as possible in reciprocal relaxing experiences through gentle massage. The workshops could also include other relaxation and balancing exercises. Try different massage techniques.