The effect of classical massage on the skin, hypodermic tissue and muscles depends on the methods used – it can be either relaxing or invigorating. Massage improves the blood circulation of the tissues and advances metabolism. Massage is used in case of muscular tension, sleep disorders and also for the relieving of stress. A skilful massage provides a feeling of relaxation and wellness. The massage must not be performed if blood pressure has exceeded the standard value, if the person has varicose veins, acute skin disease or fever.