What is a Swedish Massage?
Swedish Massage refers to a variety of techniques specifically designed to relax muscles by applying pressure to them against deeper muscles and bones.
Purpose of Swedish Massage?
The main purpose of Swedish massage is to increase the oxygen flow in the blood and release toxins from the muscles, flushing the tissues of lactic acid, uric acid, and other metabolic wastes and shortening recovery time.
Swedish massage stretches the ligaments and tendons keeping them supple and pliable. It also stimulates the skin and nervous system, soothing the nerves which helps reduce stress, both emotional and physical. It is suggested as part of a regular program for stress management and also has many specific medical uses.
Benefits of Swedish Massage?
Swedish massage feels good, is relaxing and invigorating. It positively affects the nerves, muscles, glands, and circulation. It helps promote health, well being and can aid weight loss.