your needs and concerns is an important part of receiving
massage. A confidential medical history will be taken prior to your
session. This is a good time to make your expectations and needs
Let me know areas where you'd like more time and attention.
As your body changes during your massage, so may your comfort level.
example, you may feel warm and then become cold. Certain areas of
body, such as your low back, may be sensitive to the pressure I am
Even too little pressure is a discomfort. Please, make me aware of
discomfort you experience, as well as any comforts you particularly
You may do this during or after the session. Together we can make the
of your massage experience.
Showering prior to massage initiates the process of softening tissue
assists you in preparing you for the session. Facial and body makeup,
as body bronzers, can detract from enjoyment of massage by making
difficult on the skin.
What to Wear
Wear or bring comfortable clothing to change into after your session.
sheet, towel or blanket will cover you at all times during the
Only the area being worked on will be exposed. Athletic shorts or
undergarment of your choice is acceptable to wear during your massage.
After a session, I've found it helpful to go home and either lie down
half an hour or do something quietly, such as reading or listening to
You may not feel tired, but this time allows your body to process
sensations and new information it has just received. The peaceful
of the session seem to last longer, as well.
Drinking extra water is always encouraged. This helps keep next-day
soreness from occurring and to aid the body in ridding itself of
released during the session.
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