Swedish (Relaxation) Massage

What is Swedish (Relaxation) Massage?

Relieve stress and tension with a relaxing Swedish body massage using light to moderate pressure, designed to relax the muscles, improve circulation and to sooth the nervous system.

Swedish (Relaxation) Massage is a system of long strokes, kneading, friction, tapping, percussion, vibration and shaking motions that apply pressure between muscles and bones, rubbing in the same direction as the flow of blood returning to the heart. Swedish (Relaxation) Massage feels good, is relaxing and invigorating.

The main purpose of Swedish (Relaxation) Massage is to increase the oxygen flow in the blood and release toxins from the muscles. Some other benefits include shortening recovery time from muscular strain, increased circulation without increased heart load, stretching of ligaments and tendons, skin stimulation andsoothing of the nervous system. It reduces stress, both emotional and physical, and is suggested as part of a regular program for stress management.