The Benefits of Swedish Massage

Swedish massage is the most common form of relaxation massage offering many relaxing as well as healing properties to your body. Swedish massage combines the use of long strokes, kneading and friction techniques to manipulate the soft tissues of the body causing a variety of benefits to your body to help it to heal itself. Below is a list of benefits that you will receive from Swedish massage:

*Reduces stress and anxiety

*Promotes relaxation

*Improves circulation

*Relieves general body tension

*Relieves aches and muscle stiffness

*Improves muscle tone

*Removes toxins from the muscles

*Improves flexibility in muscles and joints

*Improves immune system

*Improves digestion and elimination

*Promotes healthy skin

For added relaxation and health benefits have your therapist add essential oils such as lavender, chamomile or ylang ylang to your session. Essential oils can be customized by your therapist to suit your needs which are absorbed through the body via the skin and deep breathing to relieve your body of toxins, increase circulation, affect specific emotional or physical conditions and produce an overall feeling of well being.

Are you ready to relax and to reduce the stress in your life? Get a Swedish massage and start relaxing and reaping the wonderful health benefits Swedish massage has to offer today! Swedish massage should be performed by a Licensed Massage Therapist. To locate a licensed therapist in your area visit The American Massage Therapy Association at

About the Author

Erica Brooks is Owner of Stress Away Family Shop which includes Stress Away Bath Shop and Stress Away Bridal Shop. She specializes in offering products, tips and resources to help you to combat the everyday stresses of life. You can reach her at"> and"> or via e-mail at


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