About Swedish Massage
Swedish massage is the manipulation of the soft tissues of the body using a variety of techniques specifically designed to relax muscles.
The main purpose of Swedish massage is to increase the oxygen flow in the blood and release toxins from the muscles. It helps stimulate the circulation, increase joint mobility and helps relieve muscular tightness and stiffness. It aids relaxation and can help lower stress levels generally. In short it feels good, is relaxing and invigorating.
A light oil is used facilitate the massage and a full consultation taken prior to treatment.
Aromatherapy is the use of essences or essential oils, extracted from aromatic plants, to promote physical and emotional well-being.
Essential oils have distinct therapeutic properties and fragrances. They work by being absorbed through the skin via a massage or by inhalation of the aroma. The effect of the massage with the properties of the essential oils provide a wonderful holistic treatment for the body and mind. Aromatherapy is an especially effective treatment for stress-related problems and a variety of chronic conditions as well as boosting the immune system.
After a full consultation, the client is offered a selection of relevant oils to choose from. Their choice is then blended for use in their treatment.