What can I expect when I first come to Grace for my massage appointment?
On your first visit, you will complete a confidential health history form. Grace will then review your health history with you to determine your treatment needs and goals.
Must I undress for my massage?
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 makes you uncomfortable.
What if I am uncomfortable with my body?
It is possible to work on a client who is dressed. So just let Grace know your comfort level, and she’ll be happy to accommodate you.
Does the gender of the massage client make a difference? This is an issue of personal preference.
I bruise easily, can I still get a massage?
This information should be included on the health history form you will be asked to fill out on your first visit. It is also beneficial to specifically mention this to Grace. Massage therapy is not recommended for people who suffer from hemophilia.
Am I expected to talk during the massage?
If you wish to have silence, please let Grace know at the beginning of the treatment. She may, however, require verbal responses related to your health and wellbeing during the treatment.
After my appointment, is there anything I need to have on hand or anything specific I should do?
It is important to hydrate and drink lots of water after your massage. Also, rigorous physical exercise should be avoided or kept to a minimum immediately following your session.