Classic Swedish Massage ($90–120)
- 60 Minutes:
- 75 Minutes:
- 90 Minutes:
Swedish massage is the most common and well known massage modality. It’s smooth, flowing style uses firm but gentle pressure to promote relaxation, ease muscle tension, improve circulation and range of movement, and create harmony throughout the body.
During Swedish massage, massage therapists use massage oils to facilitate smooth, gliding strokes called effleurage. Other classic Swedish massage moves include kneading, friction-deeper work, stretching and (sometimes) tapping or vibration.
Swedish massage uses firm but gentle pressure to promote relaxation, ease muscle tension and create other health benefits.
Generally during Swedish massage you’re nude underneath a towel or sheet. The therapist uncovers only the part of the body he/she is working on, a technique called “draping”.
You can keep your underwear on during Swedish massage or any other article of clothing that allows you to feel the most comfortable. Please feel free to talk to your therapist if you have any questions or concerns.
Feel free to state your preference for pressure during Swedish massage. It can range from light to firm. Swedish massage usually includes some deeper work on areas of specific muscle tension.
Swedish massage is the foundation for other types of Western massage, including sports massage, deep tissue massage and aromatherapy massage.