Sports, Remedial & Massage Treatments
This massage treatment uses aromatherapy oils to aid in your relaxation, although non-scented oils can be used if you prefer. The natural wood cabin complements the treatment wonderfully and the scene is set for you just to relax and let the stresses of the day leave your body and mind.
Whether you choose a one hour full body treatment or a shorter half hour treatment, either will leave you feeling completely relaxed. This massage is ideal for stress management and enables the body to rest and recoup. Delivered on a regular basis, this treatment helps maintain lower levels of both physical and emotional stress.
Techniques used are effleurage, which encompasses long, slow and steady strokes always kept in the direction of the flow of blood to the heart, then light and deep pressure of kneading and wringing of the muscles encouraging further relaxation.
During your treatment, you may feel yourself slowly drift in and out of sleep This is perfectly normal as you relax and is most common during the stages of the foot, neck or head being massaged.
If you are looking for a more invigorating style of massage, tapotement techniques, such as hacking of the tissues to stimulate the nerves, muscles and circulation, can be included and will be discussed before treatment starts.
Low lighting is used for this massage with quiet background music playing. The level of conversation will be set according to how you want to relax; there is no oblogation to speak during the massage, but please feel free to communicate any preferences you may have as the treatment proceeds.
The benefits of Swedish Massage
Improves circulation of blood and lymph
Helps maintain a healthy immune system
Relieves muscular aches and pain
Releases endorphins, the body's natural "feel good" chemicals
Soothes the central nervous system