The Benefits of Swedish Massages

What Are The Benefits of Swedish Massages?

When you think of relaxation, what comes to your mind first? Massage, of course! It is one kind of bodywork that relaxes your muscles and releases tension. Close your eyes and think of massage, and you will instantly start to experience a soothing feeling that often comes with relaxation therapies, such as Swedish massage.  The comforting feeling of your nerves relaxing, tensions slipping away, and blood rushing all through your body is associated with Swedish massage as seasoned hands at our wellness spa in NYC work on your back, arms, legs, and shoulders.

How Do You Benefit From Swedish Massage?

From mild to moderate and deeper strokes, this kind of specialized massage therapy gives you healing touches on different parts of the body for maximal pain relief and relaxation. The therapy focuses on tissues and muscles to release tension while targeting pain, stress, and stiffness.

A day spent pampering at our wellness spa in Midtown NYC promises to make your overall experience blissful and your body & mind thankful. From light shaking to kneading, gliding, friction, and tapping, the different strokes used in Swedish massage are designed to

  • Ease back pain, muscular tension
  • Improve alertness of mind
  • Reduce headaches
  • Create an overall sense of relaxation through improved blood & oxygen supply throughout the body
  • Boost immune functioning


The Mind-Body Connection

Unobstructed blood flow and lymphatic system drainage are a key to maintaining the body’s defenses against illness.  Focused on overall wellbeing, Swedish massage is a more physical approach to easing bodily pain and relieving physical and mental stress and tension.

If you seek ultimate bliss and relaxation, Swedish massage is the answer, thanks to its ability to relax both the body and the mind. A connection between your mind is essential for maintaining better physical health. This is exactly what this holistic therapy at our wellness spa in NYC promises. A massage therapist will use an application of oil, herbs, balms, or heat to release stress and assist in relaxation.

Research has been under way to establish a connection between Swedish massage and health. Many studies claim that the therapy is helps in reduction in knee arthritis, lowering of blood pressure, and relief from carpal tunnel syndrome and fibromyalgia symptoms.

Another study links the holistic therapy to lowering anxiety, depression, and severity of headaches.


A therapeutic session at our New York City Spa promises to help you let go off tension, stress, and worries.

The different techniques of Swedish massage include kneading to loosen muscles, stroking in smooth movements, rubbing with hands back and forth, and tapping with hands or fingers to prepare your body for healing for a healthier, more vibrant, and more energetic you.

What’s more, you can enjoy couples massage in NYC at our spa.

Glowing Skin

Swedish massage strokes on joints and kneading of tensed muscles can causing an increase of blood flow, helping the skin to flush out toxins.

Massage practitioners at our spa in midtown NYC use the palms of their hands to deliver pressure on tight spots, replicating the movements of the circulatory system to enhance circulation and blood flow to different muscle groups. When this happens, while your body gets rid of aches, you are going to feel a renewed form of energy. Do not be surprised to see a “new” you!

If you’re stressed out and seek to relieve those pain symptoms, enjoy the benefits of Swedish Massage Therapy in Manhattan. Explore our extensive range of New York City Day Spa Packages for individuals, couples, and groups.

Book a Swedish massage at Aura Wellness Spa directly through our Online Spa Services Reservation form today or call 212.695.9559 to connect with one of our help desk representatives.