What is Swedish massage?

In general, when most people think of the typical massage, they’re likely thinking of Swedish massage. It is the most popular type of massage therapy and one of the services we offer at Prana Endura. But what is Swedish massage? What techniques are used, and what are the benefits?

What is Swedish massage?

A Swedish massage targets the entire body by working the soft tissues and muscles, providing a number of health benefits while relaxing the body. Techniques used by massage therapists during Swedish massage therapy include stroking and gliding, kneading, vibration, tapping, and rubbing. 

With Swedish massage, therapists alternate between light and firm pressure dependent upon the preference of the client.

What are the benefits of Swedish massage therapy?

There are several benefits associated with Swedish massage, but the main benefits are soothed muscles, improved circulation, and of course, relaxation. 

Additional benefits include: 

  • Stress relief, both mental and physical
  • Eased muscular strain
  • Improved range of motion
  • Eased chronic pain

Swedish massage therapy at Prana Endura

Swedish massage is included in our wide range of services and is available from all of our practitioners. You can book a 30 to 120-minute session.

If you want to get the most out of your massage, be sure to check out these tips before your appointment. We provide a number of recommendations for what you can do before, during, and after your appointment. We want you to have the best experience possible!