Should I cancel my massage if I’m sick?

Should I cancel my massage if I’m sick?

Short answer: Yes, please. Long Answer: Yes, please! Massage is great. You know this. But it’s not always a great idea. Whether we are in the midst of cold and flu season or not, it’s important that you know when it may be necessary to cancel your appointment. Why?...
Body image – risk and reward in massage

Body image – risk and reward in massage

Body image. Almost everybody has something about their body that they don’t like. For many people it’s a minor issue, no big deal. But some people have a major issue with their body image. It affects how they live and their happiness. When I tell some people that I’m...
Do I need to get undressed?

Do I need to get undressed?

Short answer: No. Absolutely not. Long answer: I’ve found many massage therapists and bodyworkers say, “Undress to your level of comfort.” I think that’s way too vague. And people new to massage have no idea what that means. Heck, I’m not even sure what that means...
What should I expect at my massage session?

What should I expect at my massage session?

Before your appointment, I’ll have a brief intake form for you to fill out. You can fill out the intake form when you arrive at the wellness center, or beforehand at home. (I recommend beforehand.) We’ll talk about why you’re coming in for a massage and what you your...