Swedish Massage. 30 mins £30, 45 mins £40, 1 hour £45
Swedish massage is the name given to a ‘normal’ massage and there’s nothing wrong with that. A Swedish massage maybe of a light pressure to calm the peripheral nerves and lull you into a zone of total relaxation using a mix of long sweeping strokes and gentle working of any knots present in the muscles. Swedish massage may also be of a deep pressure using forearms and knuckles to specifically address muscle tension and knots. Petrissage and hacking movements will encourage fresh blood and it’s nutrients of food and oxygen to flood into the area worked.
Many studies have linked massage to improved functioning of the immune system. Massage is endorsed by the Arthritic Society due to it’s anti-inflammatory action aiding pain relief and improving movement and well being in the individual.
Benefits of receiving regular massages.
- Exceptionally relaxing, can help anxiety, stress and depression.
- Helps relieve muscle tension and associated pain.
- Reduces inflammation therefore reduces pain.
- Increase a range of movement within a joint.
- Improves sleep patterns.
- Lowers blood pressure.
- Improves Well-Being.
The massage can be of a lighter pressure to encourage relaxation and restore the equilibrium of mind, body and spirit.
Please note all first appointments are one hour minimum.