We advise that you wear something comfy and stretchy on the legs, e.g. leggings or joggers, and avoid wearing belts, jeans, trousers/shorts without any stretch or lots of pockets (unless you require deep tissue work on the legs, then shorts or underwear will be necessary).
What should you not do during a massage?
Keep these in mind to make the most of your therapy.
- Don’t #1. Don’t Forget to Drink Water.
- Don’t #2. Don’t Shower Immediately.
- Don’t #3. Don’t Shower With Hot Water.
- Don’t #4. Don’t Eat a Heavy Meal After a Massage.
- Don’t #5. Don’t Head Outside or Do Anything Strenuous.
- To Summarise, Here are Tips to Follow After a Massage.
Do you keep your pants on during a massage?
Or, Just Don’t Wear Underwear. “Since you’ll be covered in a drape except for whichever body part the massage therapist is working on, underwear is optional,” says Michelle Trigona-Gaine, licensed massage therapist and owner of Bodies in Balance Therapeutic Massage & Wellness in Hopewell Junction, New York.
Should I talk during a massage?
Is it okay to talk during a massage? Yes it is, as the client you can choose to converse with your therapist whenever you want. If you want to talk, feel chatty or just want to be heard it can be an important part of the letting go process.
Can I use my phone during a massage?
Massage therapists who cannot focus their attention or be self-disciplined enough to separate themselves from their phone during massages should do themselves and their clients a favor, and consider getting into a new line of work. Texting while massaging is not OK and will never be OK.
Should I shave my legs before a massage?
Should I shave my legs before my massage or body treatment? Shaving is recommended but please be sure to do so no less than four hours prior to your scheduled appointment. Certain products may irritate newly-shaven skin.
Can you touch a massage therapist?
Do Not Touch The Therapist
Unless you are having a heart attack or another similar kind of extreme physical episode that renders you unable to use your vocal cords, please do not touch your therapist during your service.
What should a client say during a massage?
Encourage clients to tell you if they are cold or uncomfortable or to tell you if they are hot and uncomfortable. Basically, they should tell us if anything is interfering with their ability to completely relax physically so we may adjust it to make them comfortable.
What is massage etiquette?
Typically, a massage therapist will ask you to undress to your level of comfort. Many people prefer to keep their underwear on during a massage, while others prefer to be nude. It’s up to you.
What should a massage feel like?
A massage should never hurt. Even a deep tissue massage should feel good and be deeply relaxing. If a massage feels painful, it is probably more pressure than you can take. Listen to your body.