This massage style is also known as deep tissue massage. It is designed to address deeper layers of muscle tissue which have become tense, causing chronic pain. It can be used to treat arthritis, tendinitis, sports injuries, muscle tears and tissue trauma. The emphasis is on deeper strokes moving the blood towards the heart. It assists in cleansing the body of toxins by improving blood and lymphatic circulation.
This is a relaxing and nurturing massage style, this massage is a lighter touch that promotes relaxation… Swedish massage forms the basis of most western massage. Tension, anxiety and life’s stresses melt away with this massage. This is the massage most likely to send you to sleep.