What should your first massage be?
Swedish Massage. This is the first type of massage that comes into a persons mind when they think of massages. A Swedish Massage is the most common type of massage, in which therapist use basic movements to de-stress your body.
However, Swedish Massage Therapy goes beyond relaxation. It is exceptionally beneficial for increasing the level of oxygen in the blood, increasing Oxyitocyn, decreases muscle toxins known as Lactic acid build up or trigger points. It improves circulation and flexibility while easing tension.
People who received a 45-minute Swedish massage experienced a significant decrease in levels of the stress hormone according to popular studies.
A Swedish massage is a great first massage to start with. During Swedish massage, our massage therapists will incorporate massage oils to facilitate smooth, gliding strokes, which is called effleurage. With your Swedish massage you can also expect kneading, cross-friction, stretching and tapping techniques. This is a highly relaxing massage.