Frequently Asked Questions
How often should I get a massage?
I get this question a lot and my usual response is “you need to develop a $100 day massage habit”.
Just Kidding! It really all depends on your body, budget, and availability.
Do I have to take ALL my clothes off?
You only need to undress to the level you are comfortable. All massages utilize appropriate draping techniques. Some people remain very close to fully closed, others wear only underwear, some are completely naked. It matters not, as there are two top sheets to ensure comfortable coverage, and to maintain modesty.
What if there are certain areas of my body I do not want touched?
Please tell your therapist about any areas of concern. Whether painful, ticklish, or modest, all requests will be fully respected.
Will it hurt?
One of the things I hear a lot is “I’m a big baby. I don’t get massages as my friends/family say they are painful!” Know this, you are not a “big baby,” you are being a good steward of your body. Read our article “Myths about Massage and Pain” for more information.
Do you care if I wear a mask?
Only if you are going to rob me. If you find you are more comfortable wearing a mask, please do so.
Am I supposed to tip?
A great question, and one that some people have a hard time asking. Everyone from Emily Post to Miss Manners would tell you that you do not tip the proprietor of the establishment. However, I have found that people sometimes enjoy tipping or feel weird if they do not tip. There is a tip screen on the processor since if it is not offered, people give me a hard time! This does not mean that tipping is expected, and tipping does not get anyone any special perks.