One of the most popular forms of massage therapy, a Swedish massage is what you’ll probably picture if you think of the ‘typical’ massage and is the foundation for a number of other treatments such as sports massage, deep tissue massage and aromatherapy.
During pregnancy, there might be nothing that sounds quite as inviting as a relaxing day at the spa. But there’s often some confusion over whether it’s still safe to go.
Not knowing the etiquette when visiting a spa can be a source of anxiety for many first time spa-goers, but once you know the basics, there’s really nothing to be worried about.
So you’ve found the perfect location, booked your treatments and are ready for a day of pure relaxation at the spa (and hopefully you signed up to My Spa Pass beforehand to save a few pounds).
A deep tissue massage does exactly what it says on the tin – it’s a popular massage technique that uses firm pressure to reach deeper layers of muscle tissue to alleviate tension and pain.
Let’s set the scene. You’ve decided that you need a trip to a spa. You’ve found the perfect location, and booked in. (Plus hopefully at some point throughout that process you’ve bought a My Spa Pass to get discounts all year round!)