National Massage Day

A person receiving a blissful massage, with soft lighting and relaxing spa environment. They are wearing a fluffy white robe and their face shows pure relaxation. The massage therapist is using aromatic oils, providing a soothing experience..
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Oh, hello there! Did you hear about National Massage Day? It's not your everyday holiday - it's a 'knead' to celebrate occasion! A day devoted to unwinding, relaxing, and ironically, getting those knots out of our bodies that life sometimes gifts us - no return policy whatsoever.

When is Massage Day?

It's national massage day on the 1st October.

How It All Began

While the exact origins of this day are as mysterious as the magic of a good massage, we know that the Internet grew fond of National Massage Day fairly recently. With mentions picking up pace, it was on 01 Oct 2018 that the phrase 'National Massage Day' got its fair share of love in the digital world, almost as if everyone collectively said, 'Ah! That feels good.'

Why We Celebrate

National Massage Day is the universe trying to tell us to slow down and take care of ourselves. Between the hustle and bustle of everyday life, our bodies often become the most neglected spaces. It's important to stop, turn around and say to yourself ‘Let me pamper you today'\.

The Art of Massage

Getting a massage isn't just about busting stress - though it's a big part! A good rubdown can improve circulation, boost your immune system, and contribute to your overall health. Whether it's a Swedish, deep tissue, or reflexology - pick your favourite and soak in the benefits of what each one has to offer.

How to Join In

Naturally, the best way to celebrate National Massage Day is by getting a massage. You can also use this day to appreciate massage therapists worldwide, who do their best to destress and heal us. Remember, every massage is a personalised gift of relaxation to your body!

Did you know?

Swedish Massage Therapy, one of the most popular forms, is not known as 'Swedish' in Sweden. They call it a classic massage. Oh, the iron-knee!


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First identified

16th May 2015

Most mentioned on

1st October 2018

Total mentions


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