How does Ayurveda massage compare to Swedish massage?
Ayurveda is a type of Indian massaging technique that utilizes warmed oils and herbs. It is a gentle surface massage that focuses on enhancing the body’s natural healing processes, increase in metabolism, softens the skin and stimulates blood flow which induces deep relaxation. Swedish massage is a type of European massaging technique that utilizes massage oils and a pattern of gentle manipulations such as long strokes, kneading, friction and tapping on the more superficial layers of the muscles. It aims to relax the muscles and improve blood circulation. Both of these techniques are usually practiced on various Health Farm and Spas found all over the globe.