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Swedish Massage Oshawa, ON

Feeling the stress of life in your back, neck, and shoulders? We have the solution! Book a Swedish Massage at Body Language Massage & Wellness with one of our  Registered Massage Therapists.

Booking Swedish Massages at Body Language 

Body Language is open late on weekdays  to accommodate many busy schedules. We also offer the convivence of online self booking.

​ Open Saturdays from 9 am to 3:00 pm.


Book your Swedish Massage with one of our Registered Massage Therapists today by calling (289) 240-1899 or book your massage online.

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What Is a Swedish Massage?

Swedish massage is a popular and widely practiced form of massage therapy that involves the use of various techniques to relax muscles and promote overall well-being. It was developed by Pehr Henrik Ling, a Swedish physiologist, in the early 19th century. The primary goal of Swedish massage is to increase blood circulation, ease tension in the muscles, and promote relaxation.

After experiencing the deep relaxation a Swedish Massage can gift to you, we guarantee you will be eager to book a treatment with your RMT. To book an appointment, call (289) 240-1899 or book a massage online.

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What to expect before a Massage

During a Swedish massage session, you can expect to undress to your comfort level (typically down to underwear) and lie on a massage table under a sheet or towel. The therapist will apply massage oil or lotion to reduce friction on the skin. Communication is essential, so feel free to let the therapist know if the pressure is too light or too firm, and if there are specific areas you'd like them to focus on or avoid.

Swedish massage is known for its ability to promote relaxation, reduce stress, and alleviate muscle tension. It can be an excellent choice for individuals seeking a gentle and soothing massage experience. The overall experience is designed to leave you feeling rejuvenated, with improved flexibility and a sense of well-being.

Swedish Massage Vs. Deep Tissue Massage

Swedish massage and deep tissue massage differ in their techniques, pressure levels, and therapeutic goals. Swedish massage employs lighter to moderate pressure, using techniques like effleurage and kneading to promote overall relaxation and alleviate stress. It is well-suited for individuals seeking a gentler and more soothing massage experience. In contrast, deep tissue massage involves firmer pressure, targeting deeper muscle layers to address chronic tension, knots, and specific areas of pain. This type of massage is recommended for those with chronic pain issues or muscle injuries, and it may cause some discomfort during the treatment as it aims for long-term relief.

The focus of Swedish massage is on general relaxation and improved circulation, making it an excellent choice for individuals new to massage or those seeking a less intense experience. On the other hand, deep tissue massage is more targeted, addressing specific muscle issues and providing a more intense, albeit potentially uncomfortable, therapeutic experience. The choice between these modalities depends on individual preferences, desired outcomes, and the specific therapeutic needs of the individual.

Swedish Massage and Pressure

Worried about enduring a painful massage? All of our RMTs at Body Language Massage & Wellness are properly trained to adjust the pressure of each massage to the client's needs. 


Comfort and relaxation are our top priorities. Our professional & proficient Registered Massage Therapists start each massage with light pressure and adjust slowly throughout the massage based on how your body is responding to the treatment. 

  If you have more questions about pressure adjustments and lotion options for sensitive skin, please contact our friendly staff at (289) 240-1899.

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Professional Consultation With RMT

To ensure a positive experience, the RMT will always have a consultation with you before the massage begins. The consultation will include questions about current lifestyle, injuries, areas to focus on, and self-care goals. 

To make the most of this time, arrive 15 minutes early to your appointment and think about which muscles feel tight in your body. This will be a great indication of where the RMT should focus their attention while massaging you.

Book your consultation and massage today by calling (289) 240-1899 or book your massage online.

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Body Language Massage & Wellness Oshawa

By becoming part of our community and booking a Swedish Massage at Body Language Massage and Wellness we will prioritize your comfort and tailor each session to meet your specific needs. Leaving you refreshed, revitalized, and ready to face the world with a renewed sense of balance and tranquility.

​ Support local businesses right here in Oshawa, Ontario. We are located at 850 King St W #14, Oshawa, ON L1J 2L5. To view our price list visit our pricing page for more information.

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"I am so happy I found Body Language! There aren’t enough good things to say about the staff and their services. Patricia is warm, knowledgeable, and easy to talk to.


She knows how to address your problem areas, while still giving you the relaxing experience you look for in a massage..."

Jennifer H

FAQs About Swedish Massage

Here are common questions about Swedish Massage techniques and how they promote relaxation and relieve pain:

  1. What is the main goal of a Swedish massage?

    • The main goal of a Swedish massage is to promote relaxation, reduce stress, and improve overall well-being through the use of gentle techniques that enhance blood circulation and ease muscle tension.

  2. How does Swedish massage differ from other types of massage therapies?

    • Swedish massage differs by utilizing long, flowing strokes, kneading, and tapping techniques to induce relaxation. It contrasts with other modalities in its emphasis on overall relaxation rather than specific therapeutic outcomes.

  3. Is there any specific preparation or aftercare I should be aware of for a Swedish massage?

    • Generally, for preparation, it's recommended to be well-hydrated and avoid heavy meals. Aftercare may involve staying hydrated, practicing gentle stretching, and allowing time for rest.

  4. Can the pressure be adjusted during the session based on my comfort level?

    • Absolutely. Therapists can and should adjust the pressure during a Swedish massage to ensure a comfortable and personalized experience based on your preferences.

  5. Are there any specific conditions or situations where Swedish massage may not be recommended?

    • Swedish massage is generally safe for most individuals, but it's essential to inform your therapist about any specific health conditions or concerns to ensure the massage is adapted accordingly.

  6. How long is a typical Swedish massage session, and what areas of the body are generally covered?

    • Swedish massage sessions typically last between 60 to 90 minutes. The therapist generally covers the entire body, focusing on different areas as needed for relaxation and stress relief.

  7. Do you use any specific oils or lotions during the massage, and are they customizable?

    • Therapists often use massage oils or lotions. If you have allergies or sensitivities, it's important to discuss this with the therapist, who may offer customizable options.

  8. Can I request focus on specific areas of tension or discomfort during the massage?

    • Certainly. Communication is key, and you can request the therapist to focus on specific areas of tension or discomfort to tailor the session to your individual needs.

  9. What sensations might I experience during and after a Swedish massage?

    • Understanding potential sensations helps manage expectations and ensures you have a positive post-massage experience.

  10. Are there any lifestyle or self-care recommendations you have for maximizing the benefits of a Swedish massage?
    ​Therapists often suggest staying hydrated, practicing deep breathing, and incorporating gentle stretches into your routine to maximize the benefits and extend the positive effects of a Swedish massage.

Body Language Massage & Wellness

850 King St W #14, Oshawa, ON L1J 2L5

(289) 289-1899

Monday: 9 AM–8 PM

Tuesday: 9 AM–8 PM

Wednesday: 9 AM–8 PM

Thursday: 9 AM–8 PM

Friday: 9 AM–8 PM

Saturday: 9 AM–3 PM

Sunday: Closed

Comfortable & Relaxing Environment

Wondering if a massage table is actually comfortable to lay on? Don't worry. Our massage tables are so comfortable you could fall asleep on them. The environment in our clean rooms is extremely comfortable and relaxing, especially during the massage.

We want you to feel great during your entire visit to Body Language. Enjoy the benefits of meditation while getting a very thorough massage or strike up a conversation with the RMT. You can decide how much or how little you want to talk during the treatment.

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