Benefits of a relaxing massage
Stay put and order a soothing massage to your home or hotel in London
Relief from the stress of daily life in London
Feel lighter and calmer in one session
Why we recommend it
Performed by skilled massage therapists, our relaxation massage is designed to slow down body and mind. It's ideal for unwinding after a long day, or simply if you don't fancy the pressure of a deep tissue massage.
What happens during a relaxing massage?
Your therapist will arrive at your home or hotel with a treatment table and massage oil blended with essential oils.
A soothing head-to-toe treatment, they'll use light and flowing massage techniques to activate your body's rest and digest state. Your therapist may also include a head massage (inspired by Indian head massage techniques) and/or massage your face and neck for full-body calm.
One of the best massages if you're experiencing acute stress, light your favourite candle, play some calming music, and enjoy a spa experience at home.
Relaxing massage FAQs
With signature light pressure and slow movements across the body, a relaxing massage is intended to calm your nervous system. A soothing massage can also help in releasing muscular tension by encouraging the mind to slow down.
Where sports massages focus on physical recovery, relaxing massages help your nervous system recover from the effects of stress.
It's optional. Before your therapist starts, let them know if you'd like a head massage as part of your treatment and they'll fit it in.
The way that human touch triggers your relaxation response is a major factor in how massages help with stress relief. According to studies, the vagus nerve is stimulated by touch, which reduces the activity of parts of the brain linked to stress and danger.
The stress response can also be turned off with a massage. Slow, sweeping massage strokes encourage the body to unwind completely. To maximise the effects of your massage, add some deep breathing, your preferred playlist, and scented candles.
Urban mobile therapists travel to homes, offices and hotels across London, from Park Lane to St Pancras.
Enter your postcode here to find a therapist near you in London, from Brixton to Walthamstow and further beyond like Hertfordshire, Essex and Berkshire.
To keep you and your therapist safe, it’s important to hold off on getting a massage if you’re unwell with a fever or flu-like symptoms, or if you have a contagious skin disease. Therapists have the right to cancel your treatment if they think it will harm you or them in any way.
If you have a health condition and you’re not sure about booking a massage, consult your GP for advice beforehand.