As the name suggests, a relaxation massage is all about relaxing and recovering from day-to-day stressors. The benefits of relaxation massage can often last for several days following the treatment. The pressure of a relaxation massage is unlike many other massage treatments. You will experience long, smooth gliding motions that are rhythmic and flowing, a pressure that is relaxing but not painful. A ultimate aim of a relaxation massage is to relax and soothe you – not to relieve chronic pain. Although many patients report an improvement in their skin tone, reduction of muscle tension and headaches and improvements to stress-related ailments.