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What To Expect During Your Massage
  • Posted by:martin
  • Posted on : August 29, 2017

Client/Practitioner Expectations
I’ll ask you to fill out a brief physical history form at your first session, and speak with you about the reason for your visit. I will ask you questions to help develop a plan for your massage. Your privacy and confidentiality are maintained at all times. During the session, you may remain clothed if you wish. Or, you may undress and be covered with sheets and/or towels, uncovering the part of the body to be worked on. There is no sexual intent during any massage session and genitals are not massaged.

You may begin lying face up (supine) or face down (prone), depending on the purpose of the session. If the session focuses on a particular injury, that part of your body is generally worked on first. When receiving massage for general relaxation, your back and neck are typically worked on first, followed by your extremities.

You may ask for specific parts of your body to be worked on, or not worked on, and are encouraged to discuss this with me at the beginning of each session. During strict shiatsu sessions no oil or lotion is used. Oil or lotion is used during integrative massage sessions.
During your session you are encouraged to relax and to inform me immediately if anything makes you uncomfortable. You may talk during your session or remain quiet if you prefer. Sessions vary in length. I offer sessions in 15 minute increments up to a 90 minute massage. You may be sore for a day or two after a massage. Be sure to tell me if you are sore for longer than two days. We may need to adjust our plan for your next massage.
• I will not work on a person who is under the influence of alcohol or drugs.
• I will not tolerate sexual harassment.