Swedish massage can speed the venous return of un-oxygenated and toxins from the extremities. It shortens recovery time from muscular strain by flushing the tissues of lactic acid, uric acid, and other metabolic wastes. Swedish Massage increases circulation without increasing heart load. It stretches the ligaments and tendons keeping them supple and pliable. Swedish Massage also stimulates the skin and nervous system and soothes the nerves themselves at the same time. It reduces stress, both emotional and physical, and is suggested in a regular program for stress management.
Swedish Massage can benefit everybody; from children to adults to elderly. If you suffer from stress, muscle aches or pain, post exercise soreness, and muscle strains; Swedish Massage can facilitate your body recovery.
When you come to The Journey for
a massage therapy session, you will be greeted warmly. You then will complete an
intake and consent form. For a full body massage, most people disrobe
completely, though you can choose to wear underwear. You will lie on a massage
table especially designed for your comfort. Throughout the massage therapy
session, you are warmly draped at all times, except for the area being worked
on. Massage oil will be used as required. Soft music will also be played to
enhance your relaxation. Please refrain from eating for an hour prior to the
In order to tailor a massage session to fit your needs, please be thorough in describing your current physical condition and inquire any concerns you may have about your health, body or the massage you are about to receive.
You can choose your massage session to be either 60 minutes or 90 minutes. A full body massage session is able to be completed in 60 minutes, however, 90 minutes can enhance the maximum results of relaxation and revitalization.
The Journey also provides on-site massage therapy session in your own home if you live in Brentwood and Franklin, TN areas.