Question: What can I expect when I go for a massage appointment?

Answer: On your first visit you will complete a confidential health history form. Your therapist will go over your health history form with you to determine your treatment needs and goals.

Question: Must I undress for my massage?

Answer: Massage therapists are required to cover/drape you with a sheet so that they expose only the area which they are working on. You may need to undress for therapy. However, you do not need to expose yourself in any way that you are uncomfortable.

Question: I bruise easily, can I still get a massage?

Answer: It is important to let your massage therapist know. Massage therapy is not recommended for people who suffer from hemophilia.

Question: Will the massage oils used make me break-out?

Answer: Your massage therapists will use a hypoallergenic massage oils or lotion. However, if you have sensitivity to certain types of oils or lotion please bring it to our attention as we do have an assortment of oils and lotions on hand.

Question: How long will a massage treatment last?

Answer: The average full-body massage treatment lasts approximately one hour. A half-hour appointment only allows time for a partial massage session, such as neck and shoulders, back or legs and feet.

Question: Is a massage always appropriate?

Answer: No, there are several medical conditions that would make massage inappropriate. That's why it is necessary that you fill out the health history forms and before you begin your session. The massage therapist will ask general health questions to rule out if you have any contraindications to massage. It is very important that you inform the practitioner of any health problems or medications you are taking. If you are under a doctor's care, it is strongly advised that you receive a written recommendation for massage prior to any session. Your massage therapist may require a recommendation or approval from your doctor.

Question: What is a Hot Stone Massage?

Answer: Hot stone massage is a variation on classic massage therapy. Heated smooth, flat stones are placed on key points on the body. The massage therapist also use the stones to massage the body with.