to relax your muscles
Swedish massage shortens recovery time from muscular strain by flushing the tissues of lactic acid, uric acid another metabolic wastes. It increases circulation without increasing heart load. It stretches the ligaments and tendons keeping them supple and pliable. Swedish massage also stimulates the skin and nervous system and soothes the nerves themselves at the same time. It reduces stress, both emotional and physical, and is suggested in a regular program for stress management.
Swedish Massage is very popular in Quebec. It is an approach that aims to stimulate blood and lymphatic circulation. This leads to improve irrigation of the body’s cells, with beneficial effects for their nutrition and waste disposal.
For the sports enthusiast, Swedish Massage has the advantage of accelerating recovery after training. Stimulating the blood flow helps tissues to rid themselves of toxins that accumulate during strenuous exercise. Swedish Massage also works directly on the joints, ligaments and tendons to help them stay supple.
Swedish Massage is also beneficial for less active people, because it helps tone the muscles and prevents stagnation of the blood flow. For the nervous or stressed individual, Swedish Massage gives a sense of deep relaxation and also promises a better night’s sleep.