Swedish Massage s the most common form of massage therapy. This type of massage uses slow, gliding strokes and can include passive stretching and kneading. A light oil or lotion is applied to permit the muscles to be worked on without causing excessive friction to the skin.
Swedish Massage techniques can help improve circulation by:
- Bringing oxygen and nutrients to the cells and body tissues
- Calming the nervous system
- Relaxing the muscles
- Soothing everyday aches and pains
- Encouraging overall well-being