swedish massage:: used to increase the oxygen flow in the blood and release toxins from the muscles. swedish massage shortens recovery time from muscular strain by flushing the tissues of lactic acid, uric acid, and other metabolic wastes. it increases circulation without increasing heart load. it stretches 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. it also has many specific medical uses. swedish massage techniques includes: long strokes, kneading, friction, tapping, percussion, vibration, effleurage, and shaking motions.
pregnancy massage:: swedish is also the massage you would receive for pregnancy, but using pillows and different body positioning to allow the client to be safe and most comfortable. massage performed during pregnancy can reduce anxiety, decrease symptoms of depression, relieve muscle aches and joint pains, and improve labor outcomes and newborn health.