Swedish massage


: massage involving a system of active and passive exercise of muscles and joints

Example Sentences

Recent Examples on the Web Stay at Manoir Saint-Sauveur for their Romantic Package which includes a 60-minute Swedish massage for two. Maya Kachroo-levine, Travel + Leisure, 10 Feb. 2023 In the meantime, sign up for the Ausable River Stone Massage, which makes use of heated Basalt Stones and Swedish massage techniques. Zee Krstic, Good Housekeeping, 29 July 2022 For those who’ve spent too much time in the sun, a cucumber melon Swedish massage at the spa relieves both the skin and stress. Anna Haines, Forbes, 20 June 2022 The dedicated treatment room enjoys an onboard beautician and masseuse who specializes in hot Swedish massage. Julia Zaltzman, Robb Report, 20 May 2022 The second woman, who has a massage business in Scottsdale, Arizona, alleged in her lawsuit that Watson contacted her in July for a Swedish massage. NBC News, 31 Mar. 2021 Sports massage is very similar to Swedish massage, the Mayo Clinic explains. Patia Braithwaite, SELF, 3 Jan. 2021 Take time to treat yourself to a Swedish massage, get your nails done, or try a new beauty product. Hannah Deely, Redbook, 2 Oct. 2018 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

1911, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of Swedish massage was in 1911

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“Swedish massage.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Swedish%20massage. Accessed 6 Jun. 2023.

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