Luxuriate In The Most Popular Western Massage!
What is a Swedish massage?
A Swedish massage is a classic treatment that represents the western form of massage. One of the ultimate goals of a Swedish massage technique is to relax the entire body. This is accomplished by using five main techniques- stroking, kneading, gliding, tapping rubbing, or pounding, in the direction of blood returning to the heart.
Why should you get a Swedish massage?
A Swedish massage therapy goes way beyond relaxation. It is exceptionally beneficial for:
- Increasing the level of oxygen in the blood
- Decreasing muscle toxins
- Improving circulation and flexibility while easing tension.
- Helping to keep ligaments and tendons supple
- Reducing emotional and physical stress
What to expect?
Your massage will probably last for about 60 to 90 minutes. You are placed on a flat massage table with a cut-out for your face, where you may cover yourself with towels. If you're worried about anything, don't hesitate to say so.
Your therapist might assess your complexion at the start of your treatment and choose essential oils that suit your skin type. These oils will be massaged into your body with a series of strokes and techniques; for example, it might be long, gliding strokes across your back to help you relax, or kneading your shoulders to unwind any knots.
Different kinds of Swedish massage
- Dual massage for couples
- Aromatherapy massage
- Hot stone therapy.
Tip to keep in mind!
The massage can definitely leave you feeling thirsty and needing to go to the toilet more than usual - this is because the massage has got your lymph circulation going and your body is flushing out toxins.
Don’t forget to drink plenty of water once you’re done!