Swedish massage therapy is the modality that comes to mind when most people think about a good relaxing massage. As the best-known type of bodywork performed today, one of the primary goals of the Swedish massage technique is to relax the entire body. This is accomplished by rubbing the muscles with long gliding strokes in the direction of blood returning to the heart. But Swedish massage therapy goes beyond relaxation. This therapy is exceptionally beneficial for increasing the level of oxygen in the blood, decreasing muscle toxins, improving circulation and flexibility while easing tension, encouraging relaxation and relieving stress.
With this video tutorial, you will learn some basic swedish massage therapy techniques applied to the legs.