Why Mastering the Relaxing Swedish Massage Will Make You a Hot Commodity

As a massage therapist, you are in tight competition with many other professional masseuses who are all vying for their piece of the market share. Expanding your services and upskilling yourself can only mean greater heights for your career. The relaxing Swedish massage is perhaps one of the most popular known types of bodywork performed today.

Its main goal is to relax the entire body. This is achieved through massaging the muscles with long and sliding strokes in the hearth’s blood flow direction, returning it to the heart. However, the Swedish massage goes beyond merely helping your client to achieve ultimate relaxation. There are many other benefits to this massage, and mastering it will put you at a distinct advantage over your peers.

What Is the Swedish Massage?

The Swedish massage is a fantastic initial massage for numerous reasons. Perhaps one of the best reasons is that it includes gentle yet firm strokes. The client is positioned on an elevated and flat massage table, with a cut out for his or her face. You will start with firm and long brush-like strokes down the client’s back, and eventually over his or her shoulders, arms and down to the lower back and legs.

The immense popularity of this massage as a holistic or therapeutic health tool is gaining more and more traction. Fans of the relaxing Swedish massage affirm its general health advantages, which is great word-of-mouth advertising for masseuses who decide to upskill themselves and master this massage. More and more studies have also linked the Swedish massage to numerous benefits, including easing of carpal tunnel syndrome’s symptoms, and a decline in knee arthritis.

Other health benefits of the Swedish massage include the lowering of blood pressure, reducing headaches, and boosting the immune system’s function. These are but a few of the many factors spurring on the immense and growing popularity of the relaxing Swedish massage in South Africa and beyond.

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Throughout our long history of service excellence, we have trained countless beauty professionals who have gone on to pursue successful and lucrative careers as beauty professionals. If you choose to complete any of our full training programmes, you also have the opportunity to complete the international membership examination, giving you the opportunity to work abroad, should you wish.

We are also proud to be the only nationally and internationally recognised make-up school design and special effects academy in Africa. Contact us to learn more about our wide range of courses, and to learn how our expert academic staff can help you to master the finer points of the relaxing Swedish massage. We look forward to hearing from you.

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