Holistic and Swedish Massage
Each Holistic massage is individually tailored to each client, a variety of different techniques and pressures are used by our therapists, specifically suited to your needs.
An Holistic massage takes into account the emotional and spiritual wellbeing of each person, as well as the physical body. this means that deep tissue and fascial work may also be applied during the session along with light effleurage pressure on more delicate areas.
This allows the therapists to address each areas of the body's needs during the session.
Swedish massage was developed by Pehr Henrik Ling (1776-1839), a Swedish sports teacher, who combined Chinese gymnastic and medical techniques with sports medicine to create techniques for decreasing muscle soreness, increasing flexibility and promoting general health.
Swedish massage focuses on gentle to moderate pressure strokes which move toward the heart. It is performed using scented massage oil to reduce friction. Techniques used in Swedish massage include long and gliding movements, kneading, vibration, and tapping. Therapists may also use bending and stretching movements to relax joints. Swedish massage can be both relaxing and energizing with the aim of providing a feeling of overall improved well-being.