Holistic Swedish Massage is a combination of various hand movements used to manipulate muscles and tissues via the application of pressure to either soothe or stimulate the whole body.
The Swedish system of massage is named after Per Henrick Ling, this individual was a physiologist and fencing master. Classical is still based on movements and techniques he used.
The Holistic approach looks at the whole being of the person and not only the physical symptoms. This therapy aims to treat the “whole” person and the effects will vary with each individual.