Swedish massage was developed by Per Henrik Ling from Sweden. This type of massage involves the use of slow, rhythmical and therapeutic movements with the intention of manipulating the soft tissues of the body, particularly muscles. Swedish massage can be used for relaxation, stimulation or rehabilitation of the body. Swedish massage uses a lighter amount of pressure compared to that used in other types of massage such as sports massage or deep tissue massage.
The use of slow, rhythmical and therapeutic movements
Beneficial for relaxation, stimulation or rehabilitation of the body
Lighter pressure compared to other types of massage
How Can Swedish Massage Help You?
STRESS, TENSION & ANXIETY
Reduce stress, tension and anxiety with slow, rhythmical and therapeutic massage techniques.
TIRED, ACHING MUSCLES
Instant relief from tired aching muscles that occur from sports, work, posture and stress.
JOINT PAIN & STIFFNESS
Relief from joint pain and stiffness that occurs when tight muscles restrict natural movement.
HEALTH & RELAXATION
Achieve relaxation and optimal health and well-being with a therapeutic swedish massage.
Benefits & Effects of Swedish Massage
It is well recognized that massage therapy provides a whole host of physiological and physcological benefits for the human body. Swedish massage has been used for hundreds of years to help people improve their health by reducing stress, improving circulation, lowering blood pressure and soothing aches, pains and injuries. Swedish massage is used by people all over the world as a therapeutic treatment to help you achieve an optimal sense of health and well-being.
Used for hundreds of years to help people achieve better health
Reduce stress, improve circulation and lower blood pressure
A therapeutic treatment for a sense of health and well-being
Swedish massage is a less intimidating style of massage therapy that is perfect for beginners. However, despite its subtle nature, we receive questions from people who are new to massage therapy and are not quite sure what to expect. Our practitioners will explain everything you need to know and will reassure you before your session begins. Below are some of the most common questions that we receive about swedish massage. We hope you find it helpful. However, if you have any further questions, please do not hesitate to contact us.
No, swedish massage is the least firm type of massage that we offer. However, some areas of muscle tension can be very slightly uncomfortable. To avoid any unnecessary discomfort, good communication between patient and practitioner is essential.
You should wear whatever you are most comfortable in. For females, either underwear or shorts and t shirt is fine. For males, underwear or shorts and t-shirt is fine. Towels will be used to cover you at all times and only the area being treated will be uncovered.
You can receive a Swedish massage at any time. Think of it like Sauna, take advantage of it when the opportunity arises, or when you feel like you need some time to relax whilst improving your health and well-being.
If you would like to learn more about deep tissue massage, you may like to visit Massage Today, a media publication dedicated to providing information about the many different styles of massage therapy.
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