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  • Diamond's Beauty
    Diamond's Beauty

    Diamond's Beauty

    Corner of Wynne St & Beenleigh St, SUNNYBANK HILLS 4109

    From facial peels to waxing to eyebrow tinting, consider Diamond’s Beauty your go-to resource. Conveniently located in the Sunnybank Hills area of Brisbane, experience the ultimate in luxury with high…

    Eyebrow TintEyelash TintFace WaxingMale WaxingShellac PolishSwedish Massagemore…

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  • I Love Massage - Clayfield
    I Love Massage - Clayfield

    I Love Massage - Clayfield

    462 Sandgate Road, CLAYFIELD 4011

    I O Massage Clayfield is conveniently located on Sandgate Road. Our Massage Centre consists of several massage treatment rooms. Our Clayfield Massage centre has onsite customer parking, shower facilities and…

    Back MassageLeg MassageRelaxation MassageRemedial MassageShoulder MassageTherapeutic Massagemore…

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  • Sunero Hair and Beauty Centre
    Sunero Hair and Beauty Centre

    Sunero Hair and Beauty Centre

    3 159 Logan Road, WOOLLOONGABBA 4102

    This stunning salon in Woolloongabba will make you feel simply amazing. They use the Coco Chanel quote A woman who cuts her hair is about to change her life to…

    FacialHair FoilMicrodermabrasionSpray Tanning and Sunless TanningSwedish MassageWrinklesmore…

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  • Body Bliss Health & Beauty
    Body Bliss Health & Beauty

    Body Bliss Health & Beauty

    39 Bank Street, MARGATE 4019

    Body Bliss Serenity Wellbeing is a multi award winning day spa and paramedical skin care centre by the sea on the Redcliffe Peninsular. The staff are welcoming, qualified and experienced…

    Back MassageChest WaxingEyebrow WaxingEyebrow and Eyelash TreatmentsFacialSpa Manicuremore…

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  • Relax and Refresh
    Relax and Refresh

    Relax and Refresh

    189 Leichhardt Street, BRISBANE 4000

    At Relax and Refresh, guests are invited to experience an upscale beauty and hair salon that is unlike any other in the Brisbane area. From the moment the guests enter…

    Antioxidant FacialEyebrow and Eyelash TreatmentsFace WaxingFrench PolishIPL Hair RemovalStone Massage Therapymore…

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  • Thai Indulgence Massage & Spa
    Thai Indulgence Massage & Spa

    Thai Indulgence Massage & Spa

    Shop 1/540 Queen Street, BRISBANE 4000

    Whether you’re looking for a relaxing massage at the end of an exhausting week, or you want to try a deep tissue massage for improved skin firmness, Thai Indulgence Massage…

    Back MassageDeep Tissue MassageFoot ReflexologyHot Stone TherapySkin TreatmentsStone Massage Therapymore…

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Swedish Massage in Brisbane

Swedish massage is one of the most popular remedial therapies in the western world, so you might be surprised to learn that it’s origins are somewhat a little blurry, and still contested to this very day. In any case, whether it was invented by Swede, Pehr Henrik Ling, or Dutch practitioner, Johan Georg Mezger, what we do know for certain is that Swedish massage is one of the best ways to achieve total body and mind rejuvenation in a mere matter of minutes.

Before you go ahead and decide whether Swedish massage is the right kind of treatment for you, it might help to gauge a better understanding of the techniques involved. Here’s a little bit more about the five main Swedish massage techniques you can expect to encounter during a session:

  • Effleurage - long, sweeping or gliding strokes alternating between light and firm pressure. The most common technique you’ll encounter, designed to promote blood flow and circulation
  • Petrissage - kneading of the muscles to get deep down below the surface and relieve tension
  • Tapotement - steady, rhythmic tapping using soft, cupped hands, as opposed to open, karate chop-style hands. This helps to loosen and stimulate the muscles
  • Friction - this one’s pretty self-explanatory, a type of rapid movement designed to warm up the muscles
  • Vibration - a back and forth, or shaking action of the fingertips or hand to help loosen up and relax the muscles

As you can probably gather, each technique is designed to warm up, loosen and stimulate the muscles. A standard Swedish massage treatment may last anywhere between 30-90 minutes, and should cover most major muscle groups in the body.

Whether you’re after slow and steady, or targeted and rigorous, Bookwell’s directory of fully-licensed Swedish massage therapists will have you well on your way to zen town, in less time than it takes you to sit cross-legged on the floor, with your hands on your knees and say, ohmmmmmm.