5 Tips for a Successful Massage Session

There are two things that people do not like to waste and that is time and money, do not waste both during a massage session. Here are five tips to make sure your session is a successful one.

Communicate: Talking to our therapists and tell them your concerns is the first step to a successful session. Inform them on certain areas of your body that you think need more attention. Whether it is a bad back or tense shoulders, the more they know the more they can help.

Free your Mind and Relax: This may be hard, but during your session try to release all thoughts and worries. In the beginning of your massage perform a deep breathing exercise releasing all the negativity out of your mind. While doing this also relax. Try not to tense up while your therapist is performing. This makes it much harder for them to get the job done.

Breathe Through the Pain: While your therapist is working on a tense area of your body be sure to breathe through the pain and to not hold in your breath. Holding your breath in allows the tense area to become more tighten than it was before.

Listen to your Body: During your session we want you to listen to your body. Getting involved in a conversation can cause you to lose focus on what part of the body that you want our therapists to give more attention too. Also it can cause your body to tense up even more, making it difficult for our therapists relieve those muscular knots in your back, shoulders, or neck.

Slow Recovery:
If you want to continue to enjoy your new relaxed body after your massage you must take your time recovering. After receiving your massage sit on the table for a few minutes and ask for a bottle of water. Later that day, treat yourself to a nice dinner and a warm bath that evening. Make sure you receive eight hours of sleep that night so can wake up new and improved the next morning!

Book your next massage appointment today! Make it an all day affair and be sure to check out our REDS Salon and Spa for all your hair and body needs.