A Holistic Massage therapist treats the client as an individual, taking into account their emotional, spiritual and physical wellbeing. The treatments consist of both Swedish and Deep Tissue massage. Swedish massage is a technique to relax the entire body. It consists of long, soft gliding strokes and combines various hands-on techniques including gliding, kneading and cross-fibre friction to break up muscle knots called adhesions. Deep tissue massage is slower and the pressure is much deeper and concentrates on areas of tension and pain in order to reach the sub-layer of muscles and the fascia (the connective tissue surrounding muscles).