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Massage Therapy
Is there is difference between choosing a male or female massage therapist?

Preference is to your comfort level beetween choosing a male or female massage therapist.

I have never received a massage, which one should I get?

It is usually best to reserve the Swedish massage. It is your basic massage that improves muscle tone, circulation and joint flexibility.

Should I tell my therapists if I’m using any prescription medicine?

Yes. This information is very important to all treatments at our spa. It will be held in the strictest of confidence. Please inform your therapist of any and all medications that you are currently taking prior to treatment.

Is it best to eat right before or after my services?

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It is best to eat 45-60 minutes before your services. There should be no problem having a meal after your services are completed.

What if I am pregnant?

When making your appoitment, please notify the receptionist that you are pregnant. Massage is contraindicated (not performed) during the first trimester.

When making your , please notify the receptionist that you are pregnant. Massage is contraindicated (not performed) during the first trimeste
Is hot stone massage for everyone?

Hot stone massage is not recommended for certain people:
  *infectious skin disease, rash, or open wounds
  *immediately after surgery
  *immediately after chemotherapy or radiation.
  *prone to blood clots. There is a risk of blood clots being dislodged. 
  *people who have high blood pressure.
  *pregnancy
  *people with MS and other neurological disorders.

What can massage do for me? How often should i have a massage?

Massage therapy increases circulation, thus is nourishing to the entire body. Massage also promotes the release of by-products such as lactic acid, which is one of the causes of stiff and sore muscles. Receiving a massage every 4 to 6 weeks will help maintain and counteract the effects of daily stress.