About 40% of the US population gets at least 1 massage a year. Many get one a month. You might be surprised at some of the issues and challenges we face, mostly because the general public is still learning about the “how-tos” and benefits of therapeutic massage.
Here’s our list of things we’d like to tell you about your session. Read on, and ask you therapist about any of these before you start your session if you still need clarification.
1 We are NOT masseuses, and no matter how cool you think that word sounds, your massage therapist probably doesn’t like it. Massage parlor is also outdated. We did not take out student loans and work through 700+ hours of instruction, get certified by the state, and go through an extensive background check to be associated with prostitution. It’s “massage therapist” and “massage clinic”, please. Continue reading “10 Things Your Massage Therapist Wants You to Know”