The term “Swedish Massage” is what most people know as a massage. It is also known as Relaxation Massage.
Swedish Massage releases toxins and improves oxygen flow
As you know by now if you have explored our site there are many other forms of massage therapy other than Swedish Massage or Relaxation Massage. Swedish Massage refers to a variety of massage techniques specifically designed to relax muscles by applying pressure against deeper muscles and bones and rubbing in the same direction as the flow of blood returning to the heart. The main purpose of Swedish or Relaxation Massage is to increase the oxygen flow in the blood and release toxins from the muscles. All other forms of massage therapy do this and are relaxing as well but what distinguishes it is its lighter touch and flowing strokes.
Other Benefits of Swedish or relaxation massage
Swedish massage shortens recovery time from muscular strain by flushing the tissues of lactic acid, uric acid, and other metabolic wastes. It increases circulation without increasing heart load. It stretches the ligaments and tendons keeping them supple and pliable Swedish massage stimulates the skin and nervous system and soothes frayed nerves. It also enhances youthfulness to muscles and skin. Because it reduces stress, both emotional and physical, it is suggested in a regular program for stress management, post op recovery and heart and cancer patients. There are many other medical uses as well.
Relaxation Massage Just feels good
Swedish Massage feels good, is relaxing yet invigorating at the same time. It affects the nerves, muscles, glands, and circulation, while promoting health and well-being. Many being leave feeling renewed, rejuvenated and with a relaxed glow of peace on their face. The expression on our clients says it all.