Swedish massage Ryton

Swedish Massage Ryton

Swedish Massage, known in Sweden as "classic massage" is a unique, European-inspired massage that will leave you feeling relaxed and refreshed.

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It's only a short journey from Ryton to Newcastle, why not visit our brand new store?

Swedish Massage Ryton

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Soothe your sore muscles

Performed on a massage table, a Swedish massage is typically medium in pressure and uses a combination of three basic strokes - long firm strokes, kneading strokes, and small circular strokes - to relieve stress and tension.

Using softer strokes on the more delicate parts of the body and stronger strokes where there is thicker muscle coverage, Swedish massage is often referred to as a "relaxation massage", and is known to have several health benefits, as well as being good for overall well-being.

We use a blend of peace oil, which contains lavender, lemongrass or coconut oil, to give you a truly relaxing experience.

The Benefits of Swedish Massage

  • Relaxes the muscles
  • Improves blood circulation and lymph drainage
  • Helps reduce stress and anxiety
  • Improves flexibility and joint mobility
  • The use of peace oil can help soothe the senses

Swedish massage therapy has many benefits and is a popular choice for people who are looking for a relaxing massage. The strokes used by the massage therapist in a Swedish massage are long and firm, and the massage is medium in pressure. Swedish massage is known to improve blood circulation and soothe tense muscles. It can also be used to relieve stress.

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Swedish Massage: Promoting Relaxation and Alleviating Muscle Tension

Swedish massage is a popular therapeutic massage technique that focuses on manipulating the soft tissues of the body to promote relaxation and alleviate muscle tension. Developed by Per Henrik Ling in the early 19th century, this technique combines various gliding strokes, kneading, and rhythmic tapping to provide a holistic and soothing experience.

One of the primary aims of Swedish massage is to enhance blood flow throughout the body. The therapist applies gentle pressure with gliding strokes in the direction of blood flow, encouraging better circulation. Improved blood circulation can lead to a range of benefits, such as increased oxygen delivery to muscles and tissues, efficient removal of metabolic waste, and overall improved function of the body's systems.

Therapeutic massage has proven to be effective in relieving tight muscles and reducing muscle tension. The therapist applies deeper pressure and specific techniques to target areas of tension, which can result from various factors such as stress, poor posture, or physical overexertion. By kneading and working on these tight areas, Swedish massage helps to release built-up tension, allowing the muscles to relax and promoting a sense of relief and well-being.

One of the most remarkable Swedish massage benefits is its ability to promote relaxation and reduce stress. The gentle and rhythmic strokes induce a Calm.srcing effect on the nervous system, triggering the release of endorphins – the body's natural feel-good hormones. As a result, the recipient experiences a profound sense of relaxation and tranquillity, both mentally and physically.

Beyond immediate relaxation, regular Swedish massage sessions have also been linked to long-term benefits. Consistent treatments can lead to improved flexibility and range of motion, decreased muscle soreness after physical activities, and even an enhanced immune system response.

In conclusion, Swedish massage stands as a versatile therapeutic technique, effectively addressing issues related to tight muscles, muscle tension, and poor blood circulation. Through its gliding strokes and rhythmic movements, it not only targets physical ailments but also fosters a state of deep relaxation, making it a popular choice for those seeking both relief and rejuvenation.

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Swedish Massage Techniques

Swedish massages are known for their relaxation benefits, but they also involve a variety of different strokes that can help improve your overall health.

Some of the most common Swedish massage techniques include:

Deeper Effleurage

This stroke involves gentle, sweeping motions along the surface of the skin. It helps to improve circulation and flexibility.


This technique uses circular motions to knead and compress the muscles. It can help relieve tension and stress.


This stroke is used to stimulate the deeper muscles and tissues. It can help improve blood circulation and reduce inflammation.

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We are open 7 days a week.

Monday to Saturday: 10:00 - 20:00
Sunday: 10:00 - 18:00


Swedish Massage Ryton - Why Choose Body and Mind?

There are many reasons why we should be your go-to choice for a Thai massage treatment.

Based in Newcastle city centre, Body and Mind Massage Therapy and our team of experienced and professional massage therapists are dedicated to providing you with the best massage experience possible, in a Calm.srcing and relaxing atmosphere. We take pride in our work and firmly believe that traditional Thai massage is an essential part of overall health and well-being. Whether you're looking for relief from tension headaches, stress, or chronic pain, or simply want to relax and rejuvenate, we can help.

Schedule your appointment today and see for yourself why Body and Mind is the number one choice for the best massage for people in Ryton!

As well as Swedish Massage, we offer a wide range of massage services and therapies, each tailored to meet your specific needs. From deep tissue massages to hot stone therapy, the very best in authentic Thai massage. We have something for everyone, including:

  • Deep tissue massage
  • Pregnancy massage
  • Thai full body oil massage
  • Indian head massage
  • Thai leg & foot massage
  • Traditional Thai massage
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Tripadvisor Travellers Choice Award

We are the premier Spa & Wellness centre for people in Ryton. Our award winning facilities have gained worldwide recognition, placing us in the top 10% of attractions to visit.

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Foot and Leg Massage

For those who have tired feet and tight calf muscles, a Thai foot massage could be the perfect answer. Whilst you sit in a comfortable chair, the masseuse will apply pressure and gentle stretching to the tendons and muscles in the feet and lower legs.

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Full Body Massage with Essential Oils

The ultimate relaxing full body massage for those who are looking to relax, alleviate stress and enjoy a delightful experience. Simply lie back, switch off, and enjoy our most relaxing massage.

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Indian Head Massage

The Indian Head Massage is said to be beneficial for relieving tension headaches, neck pain, and eye strain. It can also help to increase circulation and improve flexibility in the neck and shoulders.

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Massage Gift Vouchers

The perfect gift for special occasions, our massage gift vouchers can be used for any massage treatment and are available in a number of different amounts.

Gift vouchers can be purchased online or in person.

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