John L. Pantera Jun 29, 2016
Considered the “traditional” modality of modern massage, Swedish massage has simply lasted the test of time thanks to the great benefits of healing touch. If you have ever had a massage, chances are you have experienced at least some form of Swedish massage.
The Swedish modality has one main focus: relaxation. However, through soft, long strokes and touches of effleurage, petrissage, friction and tapotement, Swedish is also therapeutically beneficial by relieving muscle tension, increasing blood flow to critical areas and breaking down scar tissue.
This modality was first developed by a Swedish doctor, Dr. Per Henrik Ling, though it possesses more than just Swedish influence. With techniques borrowed from several countries, including China, Egypt, Greece and more, Swedish massage is worldly in nature and combines many practices to create a massage experience that has become popular for good reason. Swedish massage is very therapeutic and very relaxing.
Each massage session at Elements Massage™ is meant to achieve the same objectives, be therapeutic and relaxing. When a client requests a Swedish massage at an Elements Massage studio, they also have the benefit of requesting aspects of other modalities as well, such as deep tissue massage or hot stone massage. Rather than keep each massage session limited to one particular modality, Elements Massage studios customize each massage to the client’s needs and blend modalities to ensure a truly personalized session.
Many clients see the benefit of different modalities and choose to incorporate massage therapy into their health and wellness plans by enrolling in the Elements Wellness Program™. Members of the Elements Wellness Program™ receive discounted massage therapy on a regular basis from the nation’s highest-rated massage provider. Our studios offer the highest-rated massage because we make the massage about you, the client.
Providing the client what they deserve from a massage session is what Elements Massage believes so deeply in that we have implemented a guarantee on every massage: The Elements Promise™. The Elements Promise states that if your massage session does not meet or exceed expectations, the next one is on us.