The most common type of massage is Swedish Massage Therapy. It involves soft, long, kneading strokes, as well as light, rhythmic, tapping strokes, on topmost layers of muscles. This therapeutic massage is also combined with movement of the joints. By relieving muscle tension, Swedish therapy can be both relaxing and energizing. And it may even help after an injury.
The four common strokes of Swedish massage are:
This is one of the most widely practiced types of massage around the world. You might think that any massage can help you relax, but Swedish massage can also help you relieve pain, recover from injuries faster and boost your immune system. Many people opt for Swedish massage to completely rejuvenate the soul, mind and body.