FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

CONTRAINDICATIONS FOR MASSAGE.

Contraindications are health issues which may mean you can’t have massage. It is not advised to have massage if you have the following: Fever, Pregnancy, Thrombosis, Varicose veins, during active cancer treatment as well as recent strokes or heart attacks.
 

CONTRAINDICATIONS FOR HOT STONES

Contraindications are health issues which may mean you can’t have massage. It is not advised to have hot stones if you have the following: High blood pressure, Neuropathy, and Multiple Sclerosis.

DO I NEED MY DOCTORS CONSENT?

If you have a medical condition, recent surgery or anything you think may affect your ability to have a massage, please make me aware before booking, as I may need you to check this out with your doctor as massage maybe approved for your condition.

COVID-19 

Please ventilate your massage space 10 minutes prior to your massage appointment time. Face coverings can be taken off for a back massage. After your massage I will need to use the bathroom/sink to wash my hands. 

HOW SHOULD I PREPARE FOR MY MASSAGE?

It is best not to eat anything too heavy up to an hour before and not to consume alcohol. Drink some water to stay hydrated. Be clean and please be wearing your underwear.

DURING THE MASSAGE?

Be sure to advise me if you would like the pressure harder or more gentle, feel free to ask me questions too, I appreciate knowing your thoughts and will try and clarify any issues you may have. You choose if you wish to have a conversation or stay silent, it’s your time.  Try not to fall asleep- you will miss the whole experience! 

WHAT SHOULD I DO AFTER MY MASSAGE?

Take your time and don’t get up too quickly, you may feel lightheaded, sit up slowly and drink some more water. It is possible you may feel emotional, hungry or tired. Be sure to RELAX! 

WHAT IF I NEED TO CANCEL MY MASSAGE?

 Massage bookings may be cancelled or changed up to 24 hours prior to the booking. Cancellations and amendments less than 24 hours before the appointment time may be charged at the full amount of the massage booked.

HOW LONG WILL I BE THERE?

I will arrive 10-15 minutes prior to your massage appointment time to set up and leave you to rest a while after, while I wash my hands and let you get dressed. Then I will pack up and leave you to relax. Allow 20-30 minutes in total, on top of your booked massage time.

CAN WE BOTH HAVE MASSAGE?

Yes you can book a couples massage which will take place back to back - no pun intended!