Different types of massage

Dawn Jaro

In this article, we will present you some of the most known massage techniques. Also we will give a short description of each of the massage types.

First of all, the swedish massage consists in a gentle touches and involves long strokes, kneading, deep circular movements, tapping to help you relax or to energize yourself.

Another technique is the deep massage, which involves more forceful strokes, in order to target the deep tissue of the muscle. This type of massage is destined for those who suffered muscle or joint injuries.

Sports massage, is not very different from the Swedish massage, but is improved for those who practice sports. This massage help athletes preventing injuries.

Erotic massage, is a special type of massage. Consists in techniques and practices destined for increasing sexual arousal. Erotic massage can refer to nuru massage, tantric massage, body-to-body massage or sensual massage. Erotic massage techniques combines the benefits from the regular type of massage with the pleasure offered by touching erogenous parts of the body. The majority of these techniques come from eastern cultures, where it was used in order to reach spiritual enlightenment.

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