Massage in Athens, GA

Massage at House of Lore


At House of Lore in Athens, GA, our massage therapy is a cornerstone of wellness and relaxation. Our 60 or 90-minute customizable, Swedish massage is a gentle yet effective treatment, perfect for those new to massage or looking for a session that focuses on relaxation and tension relief. Using a series of long, flowing strokes, kneading, and circular movements, our skilled therapists target the uppermost layers of muscles to promote relaxation and improve circulation. This type of massage is excellent for treating minor muscular discomfort, reducing stress, and promoting overall well-being.

The beauty of a Swedish massage is that the benefits can be felt almost immediately, with a profound sense of relaxation during and after the session. While the immediate soothing effects are often short-lived, the stress-reducing and circulation-boosting benefits can have lasting effects for days to come. To extend the tranquility and physical benefits, we recommend regular massages. Take a step towards a calmer, more centered self by booking your Swedish massage appointment at House of Lore today, and let us help you unwind in an oasis of serenity.

Treatment Options Include:

House of Lore In Athens, GA

Swedish Massage

60 minutes
The 60-minute Swedish massage offers a gentle and effective approach to relaxation and tension relief. It uses long, flowing strokes, kneading, and circular movements, focusing on the uppermost muscle layers to enhance relaxation and circulation. This massage is particularly beneficial for easing minor muscular discomfort and reducing stress, with regular sessions amplifying these benefits.
House of Lore In Athens, GA

Swedish Massage

90 minutes
Our 90-minute Swedish massage extends the relaxing and tension-relieving experience, providing an even more thorough and effective approach. Using long, flowing strokes, kneading, and circular movements, this massage targets the uppermost muscle layers, promoting enhanced relaxation and improved circulation. Ideal for alleviating minor muscle discomfort and stress, the extended duration allows for deeper focus on problem areas. Regular sessions of this longer massage further maximize its stress-reducing and muscle-relaxing benefits.


  • Promotes deep relaxation and stress relief.
  • Improves blood circulation and oxygen flow in the body.
  • Alleviates muscle tension and stiffness.
  • Enhances flexibility and range of motion.
  • Encourages better sleep patterns.
  • Boosts mood by reducing levels of stress hormones.
  • Supports the body’s natural detoxification process.
  • Can help lower blood pressure.
  • Provides a non-invasive approach to pain management.
  • Offers a retreat for personal reflection and mindfulness.

Frequently Asked Questions

A good candidate for a Swedish Massage is someone looking to alleviate everyday stress, manage minor muscle tension, and enhance their overall well-being. It is particularly beneficial for those who are new to massage therapy, as it employs a gentler technique compared to deep tissue massages. Individuals seeking relaxation, improved circulation, and a peaceful retreat from the fast pace of life will find Swedish massage an ideal choice. It's also suitable for people with a lower pain threshold or who prefer a less intense massage experience.

You will feel more relaxed immediately during and after the massage, with some benefits like improved circulation and muscle tension relief lasting for several days.

While the feeling of relaxation may be temporary, the health benefits can last for several days, and with regular sessions, you can maintain these benefits over time.

There is no downtime required after a Swedish massage, and side effects are rare. Some may experience temporary soreness if they have tight muscles or knots.

Before your massage, it's best to be hydrated and avoid eating a heavy meal. Afterward, drink plenty of water to help flush out any toxins released during the session.

During your Swedish massage at House of Lore, expect a tranquil environment where our therapists will use a blend of strokes and movements to relax your body, ease muscle tension, and promote a sense of well-being.

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