Swedish Massage on Hilton Head Island

What is a Swedish massage?

The Swedish massage is one of the most popular massage techniques used in spas today, especially at Namaste Spa. If you are looking for a relaxing massage, then we highly recommend a this massage technique delivered by one of our licensed massage therapists. If it is your first massage at a spa, then a Swedish massage is your best choice.

Swedish massage techniques

A Swedish massage can include both firm, yet gentle strokes. There are five basic strokes that can be used by your massage therapist during athis massage are:Swedish Massage at Namaste Spa on Hilton Head Island

  1. effleurage (sliding or gliding)
  2. petrissage (kneading)
  3. tapotement (rhythmic tapping)
  4. friction (cross fiber or with the fibers)
  5. vibration/shaking

Swedish massage for relaxation

Swedish massage’s main benefit is the overall relaxation that it provides. A massage appointment at Namaste Spa is scheduled for 50 or 80 minutes, and we can add an Aromatherapy ThermaSens™ Bubble Bath to your session.

During your session you will be in one of our 6 treatment rooms or enjoy time with you special someone in our luxury Couples Massage Suite. Your massage is performed on a heated treatment table, in an environment that is meant to relax.

At Namaste Spa we have also have 2 relaxation rooms; locker rooms with showers; steam rooms and dry saunas; luxury, free-standing designer soaking bathtub for two in our couple’s suite; body scrub and wrap treatment room with ThermaSens™ soaking tub; nail care suite.

Complimentary infused water and a selection of hot teas.  See our complete list of services here >>.

Make an appointment for a massage with one of our talented massage therapists at Namaste Spa on Hilton Head Island by calling (843) 785-2500 or you can book online. We are located in the Marriott’s Barony Beach Club in Port Royal Plantation at 5 Grasslawn Avenue.