Swedish Relaxation Massage

Additional Information

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:

Reduces anxiety 

Increases Blood Flow

Decreases Blood Pressure

Boosts the Immune System

Tonifies the skin and increases oxygenation of tissues

Reduced Edema

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.

Physical benefits

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:

mental relaxation

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!

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