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Swedish massage in London

The Urban Classic is our take on a Swedish massage, with room to make it your own by choosing your pressure.

Why book with Urban:
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Benefits of the Urban Classic

  • Relax with a Swedish-inspired massage in the comfort of home

  • The ideal treatment if you're new to massage

  • A combination of light to firm gliding strokes to soothe your mind and body

Why we recommend it

The Urban classic combines traditional massage techniques for an all-round relaxing and therapeutic treatment. Expect a drop in cortisol, a boost of calm, and for knots to be loosened up.

What happens during an Urban classic massage

After setting up their mobile massage table, your therapist will take you through a quick consultation to understand your needs.

They'll perform a full-body massage using a pressure you choose, combining popular techniques from different styles like Swedish massage.

We recommend booking 90 minutes to give your therapist longer to work on your chosen areas of focus.

Swedish massage London FAQs

Our Swedish-inspired massage, the Urban Classic, can be booked to your home, hotel or office in and outside of London.

Enter your postcode here to find a therapist near you: from Nine Elms and Notting Hill to Canary Wharf and Camden.

We also partner with mobile massage therapists in Surrey, Essex, Hertfordshire and Berkshire.

Yes! Just enter your hotel's postcode in the address picker when you book. You can message your therapist via the app with entry instructions after you've booked. We recommend checking with your hotel before booking.

A Swedish-style massage is a fantastic way to feel rested after a busy day in London. Whether that's from touring famous London sights like the London Eye, the British Museum, Big Ben or Westminster Abbey, or travelling for work.

The Urban classic is a full-body massage treatment with medium pressure that can help with knots, tension, back pain and relieving stress. All Urban classic treatments start with a consultation to work out what you need from your treatment, then a massage which includes your head, hands and feet.

Not quite. The Urban Classic is a full-body, medium-pressure massage that uses techniques to relieve tension. It is loosely based on a conventional Swedish massage. Your therapist will tailor the treatment to you, whether that means doing extra work to ease tension or using relaxing strategies to reduce stress.

Signature Swedish massage techniques include tapotement (striking), petrissage (kneading), effleurage (stroking) and friction (rubbing).

The main difference is pressure. While an urban classic uses less pressure and is therefore more soothing for people who prefer their massages with a little softer touch, deep tissue treatments use powerful pressure to release knots and stress.

No, it's not recommended. Try our specialist pregnancy massage instead, suitable from your second trimester.

For Urban home sessions, your therapist needs enough space to set up their table. Your therapist will bring all the items needed, but you'll need to provide a few towels – two or three for the table, and one for the headrest. And at home, you can create a relaxing atmosphere with candles and music!

Don't book if you have a fever or flu-like symptoms, or if you have a contagious skin disease. Therapists have the right to cancel if they think treatment 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.

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