types of massage

10 Types of Massage and Which One Will Be Right for You

The first-ever massage was done over 4,000 years ago in China. Between then and now, many types of massages have been created and to know which one is best for you can be tricky. The key to getting the most benefits out of massage therapy is to pick the right type based on your personal needs.

summercampbuzz is laying out some of the most common types of massage therapy and what kinds of people it’s meant for.

1. Aromatherapy massage

Types of Massage

This is a massage with essential oils such as lavender and eucalyptus. They may be applied directly onto the skin or be diffused in the room during the session. This massage is great for people who have anxiety, depression, insomnia, nausea, and pain, according to the National Cancer Institute (NCI).