The massage technique has been known and used for more than 4000 years. It was used in many ancient civilizations such as the Roman, the Egyptian and more. In general a massage consist of aplying preasure to the muscles, using different techniques to relax the body and improve its functions.
Swedish Massage is one of the most popular if not the most popular type of massage, also one of the most simple and antique one. In this massage technique the therapist can use his hands, forearms and elbows with active or pasive moves to manipulate and stimulate the superficial layers of the different muscles of the body.
When we get our weekly sesion of Swedish Massage we feel more relaxed but there are far more benefits to it than just relaxation. It obviously reliefs and reduces stress but it also improves blood circulation, it includes both mental and physical relaxation, it treats and reduces the different kinds of pains that our body can feel.
Among all that it increases muscle strength and improves articulation movements, it gives us better skin, improves our sleep, increases your focus and concentration abilities and the sensation of wellbeing. It is never a bad time for a massage, but now that we know all the benefits we can get from it we can enjoy the full expirience.