What is Swedish Massage?
Swedish Massage is a gentle and relaxing type of massage, with the main aim to help you unwind and get rid of the tension which can be brought about by stress and physical activity. It uses long gliding strokes to relax your muscles, relax your mind and reconnect your mind and physical body.
What Are The Benefits Of Swedish Massage?
There are various benefits associated with this relaxing style of massage including, but not exclusive to;
- A greater sense of relaxation
- Less muscle tension
- Reduced pain levels
- Improved circulation
- Higher blood oxygen levels
Does Swedish Massage Hurt?
Typically Swedish massage is one of the gentler massage techniques available. However. when working over very tight muscles or areas of large dysfunction, there can occasionally be some discomfort. We typically find as we start to relax the muscles around these areas, any discomfort will normally dissipate and the body will feel easier and more relaxed.
Since doing her first ever massage course in Level 3 Sports Massage, Carla realised that she had a passion for massage and wanted to take things further by expanding her techniques. She then went on to study Level 3 Holistic Therapies as well as a course in Advanced Massage Techniques. In 2012 Carla moved to West Sussex from Wales and has gained 4 years experience within the spa industry. In 2015 she completed Level 4 Sports Massage at Brighton & Hove City College.
Find out more about Carla here.
Patrick Duggan has always been interested in Sports & Fitness and studied Sports Science at Carnegie College, Leeds University. He went on to study Sports & Remedial Massage at the London School of Sports Massage in 2011. Patrick is a full member of the Sports Massage Association (SMA) & the Sports Therapy Association (STA).
Sports Massage is not reserved for the sporty types, Patrick treats as many clients with stiff, sore muscles from the stresses of office work, parenting, hiking and sitting.
Find out more about Patrick here.