How Does All of this Work – Part 9: What to Expect When You Get Home

Posted on July 23, 2016 By

What to expect in the coming days When you get a massage or bodywork session, you and your therapist initiate a number of changes in your body.  These changes don’t stop happening when you get off the table.  Some may take days to finish processing!   And the process and its duration varies quite a…


How Does All This Work, Part 8 – Until Next Time

Posted on July 20, 2016 By

We’ve discussed making your first appointment, what to expect, the whole process from arriving, filling out forms, and talking with your therapist, through your massage itself, and getting off the table.  What could be left?  Leave taking. Whether your therapist has a one room studio or a larger studio with a reception area, or works…


How Does This All Work Part 7: After the Massage – Returning to the World

Posted on July 12, 2016 By

Things that might have happened during your massage. While some massage styles leaving feeling energized, most leave you feeling very relaxed. During your massage, you have likely allowed your mind to drift into a state of only semi-consciousness, and  you may have relaxed enough that you even fall asleep.  If so, there is nothing to be embarrassed…


How Does This All Work – Part 6: The Massage Itself

Posted on July 3, 2016 By

Can you believe there was this much to say before we got to the part where your therapist actually touches you?  Me either!  But then again, most folks don’t realize quite how much goes into becoming a massage therapist either. We’ll take that up another time. (If you’re new to the series, you can find…