Who it can help
Swedish massage is gentle and relaxing, it can be done on people with muscular injuries in any stage of the healing process. It is safe, relatively low impact, and can be done on individuals as a tool for stress reduction and relaxation.
Benefits of Swedish Massage
The benefits vary, while some may look for relief from stress or relaxation, others may look for attention to muscular and structural injuries. Swedish massage helps promote blood flow and healing by giving attention to problem areas and can benefit almost any individual.
Swedish massage technique involves five different strokes: effleurage (sliding/gliding), petrissage (kneading), tapotment (rhythmic tapping), friction (cross fiber), and vibration.
About Swedish massage
Swedish massage, sometimes referred to as ‘classic massage,’ is the most well-known and widely practiced form of massage. Gentle and relaxing in nature, the primary goals of Swedish massage are relaxation, stress reduction, and tension relief.