What happens in a Swedish full body massage? The Swedish massage is one of the most common types of massages you can get. It is performed to energize the body and improve overall health. This type of massage involves actions like percussion, kneading, vibration, tapping and rolling. Massage oil or lotion is used to protect the skin from friction.
Do you have to take your clothes off for a Swedish massage? Know Your Comfort Level
For your massage, we’ll ask you to undress only to the extent that’s comfortable for you. While some people have no problem being completely naked under the sheet, others may opt to keep on their underwear or wear a swimsuit.
What areas does a Swedish full body massage include? In the full body Swedish massage, your therapist will usually start by massaging your back and neck, then the legs, arms, hands and sometimes the feet. This massage sometimes includes a relaxing head massage (also known as a scalp massage, Indian head massage or Champissage).
What are the disadvantages of a Swedish massage?
- Lingering Pain. Due to the pressurised techniques used in a deep tissue massage, some people have suffered from some version of pain during and/or after their therapy session.
- Fatigue or Sleepiness.