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.
Annabel is a level 5 sports & remedial massage therapist. While considering your functional movement patterns, she can help you improve your range of motion and feel better when moving, so you can do so at your optimal ability.
Trigger point, cupping, myofascial decompression, soft tissue release, and stretch therapies are just a few of the techniques she uses to:
- Improve your range of motion
- Improve your functional movement
- Provide maintenance or rehabilitative work
Annabel can also work alongside other professionals to help you reach your rehabilitative goals.