The most common type of massage, the Swedish Massage is the best type for those new to massage. It’s called Swedish because it was invented by a Swedish physiologist.
In a Swedish Massage, the therapist uses massage oil to help perform massage strokes to warm up the muscles and release tension. This helps break up muscle “knots” and promotes relaxation.
The massage therapist will ask about any injuries or other areas of tightness or pain she must know about before starting.