About Relaxation Massages in Cambridge

Relaxation massage in Cambridge

Relaxation massage therapy is a gentle soft tissue massage that can help to reduce tension in the muscles and improve general wellness. The main aim is for you to enjoy the experience and leave feeling a sense of calm.


There are many conditions our relaxing massage in Cambridge can help with:

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  • General aches and pains
  • General muscular tension
  • Stress
  • Anxiety
  • Mental imbalance
  • Hormonal imbalance

How does a relaxation massage in Cambridge work?

Our relaxing massages in Cambridge involve smooth massage strokes which relieve tension and warm up muscle tissue. Relaxation massage is a holistic, or whole body approach. This gradual process helps to relieve adhesions and other muscular tension. Because this type of massage is very smooth and steady, it makes it very easy to switch off your thoughts and completely unwind from the stresses of everyday life.

The benefits of a relaxing massage

Our relaxing massages in Cambridge provide numerous benefits, including stress reduction, muscle tension relief, and improved circulation. It promotes relaxation, easing both physical and mental tension. The gentle strokes and soothing touch enhance overall well-being, reducing anxiety and promoting a sense of calm. A relaxing massage can also improve sleep quality and boost mood.

Types of Relaxation Massage Techniques

During a relaxation massage, your massage therapist may use some of the following techniques:

These types of techniques don’t require a specific booking as your therapist will assess what’s needed during your massage. If you’re interested in a specific technique, please contact us to discuss your options.

At Relief, along with typical relaxation massage, our massage therapists offer a wide range of gentle massages that involve different relaxation massage techniques which can help to relieve muscular tension and improve general wellness.

Which relaxing massage in Cambridge should I book?

There are many different types of relaxing massage, so it’s important to choose the right one for you. Here are the different types of relaxing massages in Cambridge that we offer, and a little bit about them to help you decide:

  • Relaxation – a typical relaxing massage which is tailored to your needs
  • Reflexology – a foot massage for those who want to restore a healthy balance
  • Indian Head – a shoulder, neck and scalp massage to help relax the mind from everyday stresses
  • Unwind and De-Stress – a gentle massage which is truly calming
  • Aromatherapy – a gentle massage that uses essential oils to balance your mood
  • Stress Relief – a firm massage for those with muscle tension and stressful lifestyles

Still Unsure About a Visit to a Cambridge Massage Therapist?

If you are still unsure whether relaxation massage therapy is right for you, then you should consider booking either a consultation or a FREE telephone call with our principal chiropractor, who can help you decide your next step.

To book, please call 01223 459240, book online or contact us.

Relaxation Massage FAQ

Is a relaxation massage painful?

No, they’re not meant to be painful. Our relaxing massages are typically gentle and soothing, focusing on providing soft tissue techniques. However, you may have some areas of tension around your body which may feel slightly uncomfortable, but your massage therapist can adjust the pressure accordingly to your preferences.

How long does a relaxing massage last?

At Relief Chiropractic health clinic, a massage for relaxing lasts 60 minutes. This includes our reflexology, hand reflexology, aromatherapy, Indian head, manual lymphatic drainage, unwind & de-stress and relaxation massages.

What should I wear during a relaxation massage?

It’s important to be comfortable during your session and you should undress to your level of comfort. During the relaxation massage, you will be covered with a sheet or towel, and only the area being worked on will be exposed.

How often should I get a relaxation massage?

The frequency of how often you get a massage for relaxing will depend on your individual needs and lifestyle. Some people benefit from weekly sessions to effectively manage stress, while others may be at a point of monthly maintenance or wellness care. Your massage therapist can help you determine an appropriate schedule based on your goals and preferences.

How can I maximise the benefits of relaxation massage?

To maximise the benefits of your relaxation massage, it’s important to communicate openly with your massage therapist about your preferences and any areas of tension or discomfort you’re experiencing. This is so your massage therapist can apply the appropriate techniques for your circumstances. After your massage, drink plenty of water to flush out toxins and to stay hydrated.

What is the best massage for relaxing?

The best massage for relaxing depends on personal preference and the individual’s needs. Some popular choices here at Relief include Indian head massage, manual lymphatic drainage, reflexology, stress relief massage, aromatherapy massage, and unwind & de-stress massage.

How much do you charge for a relaxation massage?

For each of our relaxation massages in Cambridge, we charge £68. We also offer Tailored Care Plans which gives you 20% off your chosen massage. You can learn more about our relaxation massage therapy prices by contacting us today.

What are relaxing massages good for?

Relaxing massages are beneficial for both physical and mental wellbeing and offer a holistic approach to self-care. Some recognised benefits of relaxing massages include stress relief, muscle tension relief, improved sleep, enhanced mood, pain relief, and immune system support.

Does a relaxing massage relax the muscles?

During a relaxation massage, our massage therapists will use a variety of gentle techniques to apply pressure to different areas of the body, which helps to release tension and promote relaxation. This can help reduce muscle stiffness and soreness, improve blood circulation, and enhance overall flexibility.

How can I relax during a massage?

There are several ways you can relax and enhance your experience during your relaxation massage. For example, ensure you communicate with your massage therapist about your preferences, focus on your breathing, listen to calming music if available and try to clear your mind and be present in the moment, focusing on the sensation of the relaxing massage.

Is a Swedish massage relaxing?

A Swedish massage involves long, flowing strokes that help promote relaxation, reduce muscle tension, and improve circulation. The gentle pressure applied during a Swedish massage can help alleviate stress and create a sense of overall well-being.