Swedish Massage Techniques Used in Relaxation Massage at Brandon Essentials
A Relaxation Massage at Brandon Essentials incorporates Swedish massage techniques. A Swedish massage is the most well-known style of massage techniques with the primary goal of total body relaxation.
A Swedish massage achieves total body relaxation through the rubbing of the muscles with long gentle strokes in the direction of the blood returning to the heart.
This massage technique also provides an additional benefit of
- Increased oxygen levels in the blood
- Increased circulation throughout the body
- Improved flexibility while tension in muscles is relieved
- Decreasing the toxins built up in the muscles
A Swedish massage may include additional massage techniques such as circular pressure applied by the hands and palms of the therapist, firm kneading in high tension areas, bending or stretching of your limbs, and percussion-like tapping along your body.