The bread and butter of massage !
This is the most well know modality of Western massage. The rhythmic strokes move blood and lymph, increasing the bodies metabolism and the interchange of substances between cells. It flushes the body of waste products and toxins and helps a sluggish circulation system. It enhances the oxygen supply to the cells and acts as a “mechanical cleanser “.
It can be deeply relaxing helping to relieve mental and physical stress and fatigue.