If you are going to a spa or massage center in for the first time, the chances are good that for your first massage, you will choose to have a Swedish massage. It is probably one of the most well-known types of massage out there, so much so that in Europe it is actually called the “Classic Massage”.
Often thought of as a “beginner’s massage,” Swedish massage therapy is an excellent way to relax your muscles and to help you feel more energized. Swedish massage is a form of massage that uses long and slow strokes, or fast, vigorous ones. It depends on what the aim of the massage is. The aim is usually the relaxation of the muscles and to promote an overall feeling of well-being.