Swedish Style Massage is a Light to medium pressure relaxation massage that uses long gliding movements in a smooth, flowing manner that promotes deep relaxation, increases circulation and lymphatic flow and help to promote the release of relaxation hormones such as endorphines, therefore decreasing stress hormones like cortisol, allowing the body, mind and spirit to reconnect and promote healing.
Relaxation Massage has many benefits to the body and your health and wellness.
Relaxation Massage Benefits:
Increases Blood Flow
Decreases Blood Pressure
Boosts the Immune System
Tonifies the skin and increases oxygenation of tissues
Increases Beneficial Hormones / Endorphins, Serotonin while decreasing stress hormones like Cortisol
Deep Relaxation can help you in your day to day activities and help you be able to handle stress more productively.
Massage therapy as well as meditation, yoga, regular exercise is an integral part of staying healthy and happy.
There are numerous physical benefits associated with the use of Swedish massage:
loosening tight muscles and stretching connective tissues
relieving cramps and muscle spasms and decreasing muscle fatigue
loosening joints and improving range of motion
increasing muscle strength
calming the nervous system
stimulating blood circulation
firming up muscle and skin tone
relieving symptoms of such disorders as asthma , arthritis, carpal tunnel syndrome , chronic and acute pain syndromes, myofacial pain, headache , temporomandibular joint (TMJ) dysfunction, and athletic injuries
speeding up healing from injury and illness
improving lymphatic drainage of metabolic wastes
Mental and emotional benefits
Mental benefits associated with massage therapy include the following:
improvement in length and quality of sleep
relief of stress, depression, anxiety and irritation
increased ability to concentrate
improved sense of well-being
Our Lomi-Lomi Massage falls into this category as well and is a wonderfully relaxing massage treatment thats origins lie in the Hawaiian Tropics.
Here at Hands That Heal Massage and Wellness Center our well trained practitioners customize the massage to your specific needs and comfort. We can add hydrating oils, aromatherapy, Passive and Active stretching and much more to enhance your relaxation massage experience!