So you're finally getting that (long overdue) massage you’ve been thinking about for months. You walk in, ready to relax, and the velvet-voiced woman at the front desk asks: "What type of treatment would you like?" before handing you a long menu of options that all sound lovelier than the next. Cue the panic and decision fatigue.
While there are many different types of massage available, for the sake of simplicity let's discuss the two most common techniques you’ll come across: Swedish massage and deep tissue massage. Not sure which is which? We’ll walk you through the key differences between them so you can find the treatment you’ll enjoy the most.