Swedish massage currently represents the western "standard" for massage.
Also commonly known as "therapeutic massage", it represents
a general massage system that focuses on increasing circulation
and promoting relaxation.
When you picture massage, you're probably thinking of
Swedish massage or a derivative. Spas, salons, and health and fitness clubs
typically offer this form of massage. Consumers can also find
Swedish massage offered in many chiropractic offices.
Most often, massage therapists receive initial training in
Swedish massage techniques as part of their certification and licensing process.
To maintain professional certification, therapists must take
continuing education courses, and may elect to progress to more advanced forms
of Swedish Massage or learn additional techniques