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Swedish Massage refers to a variety of techniques specifically designed to relax muscles by rubbing in the same direction as the flow of blood returning to the heart.
Swedish massage was developed in the 1700's by a Swedish doctor named Per Henrik Ling.
This type of massage is the most common form of massage and its main purpose is for relaxation.
Purpose of Swedish Massage
The main purpose of Swedish massage is to increase the oxygen flow in the blood and release toxins from the muscles.
Swedish massage shortens recovery time from muscular strain by flushing the tissues of metabolic wastes. It increases circulation and It stretches the ligaments and tendons keeping them supple and pliable. Swedish massage also stimulates the skin and nervous system and soothes the nerves themselves at the same time. It reduces stress, both emotional and physical, and is suggested in a regular program for stress management. Swedish massage in LA is both relaxing and invigorating at Massage for healing spa.
Swedish Massage Techniques
Swedish massage techniques include: long strokes, kneading, friction, tapping, percussion, vibration, effleurage, and shaking motions.
Benefits of Swedish Massage
Swedish massage feels good, is relaxing and invigorating. It affects the nerves, muscles, glands, and circulation, while promoting health and well being.
Looking for Swedish massage in Los Angeles, CA? Well, you've come to the right place!, Here at Massage for Healing spa, we offer the best in therapeutic massage and bodywork in Los Angeles.
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