Therapeutic VS. Swedish
To get the most out of your sessions, it is always a great idea to educate yourself on the treatment you are receiving.
Therapeutic Massage can be described as bodywork with a mutual goal and intended result from both client and practitioner. This usually means helping combat chronic pain or injury. Varying modalities can be used to achieve desired results, including but not limited to Deep Tissue, Trigger Point, Swedish Massage, etc.
Swedish Massage can be described as relaxation focused bodywork. Often involving long, gliding strokes, kneading, and varying pressure. This style of massage is intended for calming the mind and soothing the body.
New Moon Bodywork focuses on using therapeutic, targeted techniques to help alleviate chronic pain and those injuries that linger, as well as touches of Swedish Massage to leave you feeling at ease.
There are over 350 different modalities or styles of massage and bodywork that are practiced worldwide. Finding the right modality for your body and your needs is critical.