What is Swedish Massage?
Swedish massage is considered the most known and spread kind of massage from other types of Western massages. It is a therapeutic massage pioneered by Henri Peter Ling, a physiologist from Sweden, at the University of Stockholm in 1812. Swedish massage also represents a strong foundation for other Western massages, like deep tissue massage, sports massage and, even, aromatherapy massage.
What happens during Swedish Massage session?
At Art Massage our team consists in well- trained, licensed massage therapists that performed a high level Swedish Massage. The duration of a session is 60 minutes but for better results it is recommended a 75 or 90 minutes of muscle tissue work.
So, if you are a beginner in the massage it is recommended to start with this type of massage. The session will start with an oil skin lubrication. After that, the therapist will perform various massage strokes to warm up the muscles. The movements will be slow and gently executed but it is also possible that they become strong and reparative, depending on what the professionals want’s to achieve.
What are the benefits of Swedish Massage?
The main purpose of this type of massage, among relaxation, is to increase the oxygen flow in the blood and release toxins from the muscles. It expands course without expanding heart load. It extends the ligaments and tendons keeping them supple and flexible. Swedish knead additionally fortifies the skin and sensory system and relieves the nerves themselves at the same time. It reduces stress, both emotional and physical, and is proposed in a standard system for anxiety administration. This is a type of massage with various benefits on the health domain.
This massage therapy includes multiple techniques like friction, long strokes, tapping, vibration, kneading, shaking motions, effleurage and persecusion and at Art Massage, our professionals work with those techniques.
Swedish massage feels great, is unwinding and stimulating. It influences the nerves, muscles, glands,and course, while advancing well being and prosperity.
Give it a try! Book an appointment with one of our therapists at London Massage Therapy right now!