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Swedish massage is the manipulation of superficial and deeper layers of muscle and connective tissue to enhance function, aid in the healing process, and promote relaxation and well-being. It reduces stress, both emotional and physical, and is suggested in a regular program for stress management.
Get the benefit of being relaxed plus have deep pressure applied to focused targeted areas throughout your body to further stimulate relaxation. This massage is great for when you need extra attention to key stress points in your body.
Deep tissue massage is a type of massage aimed at the deeper tissue structures of the muscle and fascia, also called connective tissue. Deep tissue massage uses many of the same movements and techniques as a Swedish massage but the pressure will generally be more intense. It is also a more focused type of massage, as the therapist works to release chronic muscle tension or knots.
Swedish, Deep Swedish, or Deep Tissue massage can be selected for two people receiving massage on separate tables in the same room, providing a close and intimate experience for those in relationship. Each client receives individualized therapy while the rhythm and timing of the massages are coordinated between therapists to encourage bonding and relaxation.
Neuromuscular massage is a form of deep massage that is applied to individual muscles. It is used primarily to release trigger points (intense knots of muscle tension that refer pain to other parts of the body), and also to increase blood flow. It is often used to reduce pain.
Sports massage uses techniques that are similar to Swedish and deep tissue, but are specially adapted to deal with the effects of athletic performance on the body and the needs of athletes regarding training, performing, and recovery from injury.