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Maximizing Your Massage Experience

Your massage experience should be enjoyable and relaxing, but did you know there are many things that go into the overall experience beyond the act of receiving a massage? Here are some tips to consider for your next massage. 

Find the Best Therapist

One of the keys to getting the best experience is to find the right therapist. Therapists are trained to deliver different levels of pressure. Not only will you need to find a therapist who delivers the type of pressure that you want, but you should also find one whose personality matches yours.

You should check out your therapist’s resumes and certifications. You should also find out if they take continuing education courses. This will make it easier for you to select someone who will give you the type of service that you are looking for. You will likely be able to find this information on the therapist’s website.

Furthermore, it is important for you to communicate with your therapist. Let them know about the specific pains and aches that you are having. Communicating with your therapist will ensure that your needs are met. You and your therapist will be on the same page.

Come Prepared And Come Early

You do not want to rush to get to your appointment. This will cause you to feel stressed, which can cause you to have a less-than-satisfying experience. It is a good idea to arrive at least 15 minutes before your scheduled appointment time. You will have enough time to fill out the required paperwork and use the bathroom before you get your service. You will also be able to release the stress that you have.

You should take a few deep breaths before the therapist starts massaging you. This will help you relax and prepare to receive your massage.

Don’t Eat Too Much Before Your Massage

It is okay to have a light meal before your massage. However, you don’t want to have a heavy meal because it is harder to digest.

Leave Your Problems at the Door

Outside stress is one of the things that can make it harder for you to enjoy your service. Both clients and therapists need to make every effort to lower their stress before the appointment. Work stress, home stress and heated discussions are some of the things that can make it harder for people to have a relaxing experience.

You do not want to walk into the room thinking about all of the things that are bothering you. Try to take your mind off of those things before you even walk in the door. Therapists also have to leave their personal problems at the door. That is why many of them do stretching and breathing exercises before they perform their service.

Have a Post-Massage Routine

It is just as important for you to take the proper steps after your session is over. You don’t want to have a busy day after your massage. It is best for you to clear your schedule after you leave the building. Therapists recommend that you take a relaxing bath with Epsom salt when you get home.

The timing of the day that you schedule your service will affect how much you get out of it. Therapists recommend that you schedule your service on a day when you do not have anything else to do. You have to chill out afterward in order for you to reap the full benefits.

If you run a bunch of errands or do an intense exercise after you get massaged, then you won’t be able to reap the full benefits of the service. The therapist strives to fix several things that during your session. You may undo all of the work that your therapist has done if you do not take the time to relax.

Furthermore, you will need to drink plenty of water. Massages help the body release toxins. Drinking water will encourage your body to release even more toxins.

Choosing Lotus 5 Senses Spa For Your Next Massage

Getting your body massaged will help relax your body and mind. Not only will you be able to benefit during your session, but there are benefits that you can reap long after your session is over. It is important to keep the aforementioned tips in mind when you get your next appointment. These tips will help you before, during and after your service.

If you live in Winston-Salem and are interested in getting a service at a day spa, then we encourage you to contact Lotus 5 Senses Spa. We will make sure that you have a great experience. Call us today at (336) 407-6644 to schedule an appointment.