Just need to unwind? This technique is a perfect way to do just that. This massage style is also good to promote circulation. A smooth flowing massage is applied using these Swedish strokes.
- Effleurage: Smooth gliding strokes applied to soft tissue to relax your mind and body.
- Petrissage: Squeezing, rolling, or kneading soft tissue to increase circulation.
- Friction: Circular and cross fiber movements used to increase blood flow and break up scar tissue
- Tapotement: Percussive tapping used to warm and promote soft tissue blood flow and stimulate nerve endings.
Massage Therapy can be very relaxing for the a pregnant mother-to-be! Practiced during the second and third trimester and lying comfortably on your side using pillows as needed, this is a great way to focus on you and your baby. Gentle to medium Swedish Massage stokes are used to relax sore aching muscles from the growing changes in your body.