Swedish massage is one of the most popular types of relaxing massage in the West.
A truly relaxing treatment that will leave you feeling uplifted and revitalized.
It is designed to reduce physical and emotional stress, balance the mind, body and soul. The calming effects are an excellent way to help manage stress, anxiety and depression, therefore promoting better sleep.
The physiological effects of Swedish massage are exceptionally beneficial for improving circulation, increasing the level of fresh oxygen and nutrients in your blood and decreasing muscle toxins. Lymphatic drainage is improved, helping to remove waste products from the body. Levels of the stress hormone cortisol are decreased and functioning of the immune system is improved, speeding up the body’s own healing process. It lowers the heart rate and blood pressure. It can help to relieve aches and pains in muscles and joints, improving range of movement and flexibility.
This type of massage is beneficial for people suffering with arthritic conditions and complaints. Knots and adhesions are released and muscle tone is improved.
Hands and forearms are used to manipulate the superficial layers of the muscles to improve mental and physical health. The specific techniques used in Swedish massage involve the application of long gliding strokes, friction, kneading and tapping movements on the soft tissues of the body. Varying pressure is applied to muscles in movements that are in tune with the natural flow of blood back to your heart.
Swedish massage is now accepted by the medical community as a complementary treatment which can work alongside orthodox medicine and treatments.
Please note that clients are expected to undress to a level of decent modesty.
Treatment: 25 mins – £22.50, 50 mins – £40.00, 1hr 15mins – £57.50
Fit n Well provides Swedish Massage in Stone, Staffordshire.