Frequently asked questions

What style of massage is best for me?

It all depends on what your massage goals are. If you just want to relax and feel general tension and stress relief, then a Simply Swedish style is best for you. If you are experiencing any pain or discomfort due to musclular issues, then a deep tissue styel will work better. Share with your therapist the reason for your massage, and we will be able to help you determine which is best for you.

Is massage or deep tissue massage supposed to hurt?

Deep tissue massage is not supposed to feel painful when done correctly. Communicate with your therapist if feeling any pain during your massage. *Some deep tissue techniques may feel uncomfortable at times, but should not cross into a painful effect. Deep tissue should be preceded by relaxing and warming up the tissues before accessing the deeper layers or trigger points.

Am I supposed to disrobe for my massage?

You may or may not disrobe for your massage, as it is all up to your lcomfort level. You will be covered under a sheet during your session, while the area being worked on will be undraped. You may also lay on the table fully clothed if you wish, as work can still be done.

What should I expect during my session?

All sessions start off with calming and relaxing pressure and techniques, as it is first important to warm and relax the muscles and mind. You should expect to be comfortable during your session This is YOUR massage, so feel free to express any discomforts or communications about your massage. [ie. temperature, massage style, pressure, etc...] You can expect to lie comfortabley on the table, listen to calming music, and drift off into relaxation while your therapist goes to work.

Are there any reasons massage would NOT be recommended?

Yes, there are various medical conditions and medications that would make massage or certain bodywork inadvisable. This is why it is important to inform your therapist of any medical conditions you may have during the intake process and when filling out your consultation form.