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Questions You May Be Too Embarrassed to Ask Your Massage Therapist

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Questions You May Be Too Embarrassed to Ask Your Massage Therapist

writes on November 10, 2017
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If it’s your first time visiting a massage school, you can be unclear of what actions to take. You might stress yourself out thinking about things such as how much you have to tip your massage therapist, how much of your clothing you should remove and if you start to feel ticklish or uncomfortable It’s important to know the answers so you don’t end up looking foolish.

How Much Should I Tip?

You probably know the proper social etiquette is to tip your massage therapist even though it’s not mandatory. Massage students pay very close attention to detail and they perform their best to make sure you are mentally and physically healed and content. The high skilled students at the massage school will be prepared for your visit, so make sure you are too. If you tip 15 to 20 percent, it shows that you immensely enjoyed the service.

What If You’re Self-Conscious About Your Body?

In most cases, your massage therapist will ask to you to remove your clothes to your comfort. You don’t have to be fully nude nor do you need to remove your underwear. Some massages are performed while you’re fully clothed. Contact your local Utah massage school ahead of time to make sure you’re getting the right massage.

Can Massages Feel Painful or Uncomfortable?

Massage therapy can sometimes be slightly uncomfortable because of the techniques that are used, which put pressure on your deep tissues. However, massages typically do not cause any pain or further soreness. If you’re feeling uncomfortable, speak to your massage therapist to ensure you receive an outstanding massage.

Should You Communicate During a Massage?

If certainly depends on the person. While some people prefer speaking about their everyday life, others like to shut their eyes and clear their minds. Sometimes when you’re getting a spot or sport massage, it’s important to speak to your massage therapist to give feedback and ensure that you feel comfortable. If you start to feel nauseous, hot or wobbly, notify your therapist and step out for fresh air. The key for the perfect massage is communication with your massage therapist.

Sources:
https://www.verywell.com/deep-tissue-massage-89738#what-can-i-expect

https://www.amtamassage.org/articles/1/news/detail/3124/25-reasons-to-get-a-massage

http://www.mayoclinic.org/healthy-lifestyle/stress-management/in-depth/massage/art-20045743




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