Pioneered by Per Henrik Ling a Swedish physiologist promoting relaxation, warms up the muscle tissues releasing tension and gradually breaking up knots or adhered tissues. Swedish massage can relieve tightness and pain.
Swedish Massage is a method of long strokes, friction, kneading, percussion, tapping, 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 Massage will leave you feeling good, is relaxing and revitalising.
Swedish Massage purposely increases the oxygen flow in the blood and releases toxins from the muscles. Benefits include increased circulation without increased heart load, shortening recovery time from muscular strain, stretching of tendons and ligaments, skin stimulation and is soothing to the nervous system. Reduction in stress, both physical and emotional, and is suggested for part of a regular program for managing stress.