TRUE SWEDISH MASSAGE
WHAT IS TRUE SWEDISH MASSAGE?
Swedish massage is one of the oldest western massages.
Swedish massage was invented by a Swedish fencing instructor named Per Henrik Ling in the 1830s. Johann Georg Mezger, a Dutch doctor is known as the real founder of the Swedish massage. Around 1868 he simplified, developed the therapeutic techniques and used French terms to name the methods.
Swedish massage combines deep tissue massage with therapeutic massage using soothing techniques and deep-tissue massage to ease tension from your muscles and stresses from the body. Swedish Massage is a vigorous yet deeply relaxing treatment. Using a variety of hands-on techniques such as gliding, kneading, plucking, cupping hacking, beating, pounding and friction to break up muscle knots it will leave you feeling lighter, taller and energised.
You can choose from 3 different options of True Swedish Massage.
The shortest option is focused entirely on the back, neck and shoulders and takes 30 minutes.
The full body True Swedish Massage works on all areas except the face and head and takes 60 minutes.
The Luxury True Swedish Massage works on all areas and includes facial and scalp trigger point release moves and takes 75 minutes.
WHAT ARE THE BENEFITS OF TRUE SWEDISH MASSAGE?
Relaxes and calms the body and mind, reduces stress and depression, promotes sleep and reduces sleep problems.
Reduces muscular aches, pains and tension in the body as well as relieving headaches and migraines.
Stimulates nerve function, improves circulation, increases metabolism, boosts energy and memory.
Increases flexibility and helps improve posture.
Stimulating lymphatic drainage and eliminates toxins from the body.
Improves blood flow increasing oxygen and nutrients to nourish the body’s cells and promote healing.
Improves skin texture.
WHAT TO EXPECT WHEN ATTENDING THE TREATMENT FOR TRUE SWEDISH MASSAGE
Before the first session you will have decided which massage you would like and you would then receive an online consultation form that will need to be returned before your first treatment.
At the beginning of your treatment you will be given private time to remove your clothing and cover yourself with a towel. You will be asked to lay face down on the treatment couch.
If you are having the shorter treatment then only the back, neck and shoulders will be worked.
If you are having the full body massage then the whole body will be worked apart from the face and scalp.
If you are having the Luxury massage then the whole of the body will be worked. Eye make-up will be removed and the face, neck and chest will be cleansed and moisturized. Face and scalp trigger point release moves will then be used.
At the end of the treatment feedback and aftercare advice will be given.
True Swedish Massage - Back, Neck and Shoulders.
£30 (30 minutes).
True Swedish Massage - Full Body.
£50 (60 minutes).