Circulatory / Swedish Massage is a very relaxing and nurturing style of bodywork. It combines oils with an array of strokes such as effleurage, petrissage, rolling, kneading, and percussion to help the body improve the circulation of blood and lymph. The benefits of this type of bodywork are wide-ranging and include deep relaxation, relief from aches and pains, decreased stress levels in the body, enhanced mental clarity, improved appearance, and greater flexibility. Numerous studies have clinically proven that Circulatory / Swedish Massage reduces cortisol levels and increases serotonin levels in the body, reducing pain and inflammation and increasing one’s sense of wellbeing. Two of these are listed on the NIH website listed below.
Circulatory / Swedish Massage (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Massage)
NIH Studies (https://nccih.nih.gov/taxonomy/term/669)