Inform your therapist at the beginning “I feel like I just want a quiet session today, can I check in with you after the session about what you found?” Alternatively you could say that you have something to think through and need some quiet time today, then the next time say, “I loved the quiet of the last session.
How do I tell my massage therapist not to talk?
Just say “It actually feels really good, to have a peaceful massage” this is enough to put your point. Keep yourself contented, look uninterested, unapproachable. Or No need to be polite or forma, just say it that you want to relax or sleep, can we have some silence over here.
What should I not say to my massage therapist?
What NOT to Say / Do with Your Massage Therapist
- Ask your massage therapist to go see a movie / come to your house / etc. …
- Excessive noises. …
- Comment on our looks/attractiveness. …
- Poke your head out of the room to let us know you’re ready. …
- Start undressing while we are still in the room. …
- Touch us.
Do massage therapists talk?
Myth: Clients Have to Keep the Conversation Going
Clients aren’t expected to talk to their massage therapist during their treatment. In fact, they don’t have to talk at all. Massage therapists encourage those who feel more relaxed while talking to go ahead and start a conversation with them, but it’s not a requirement.
Is it OK to not talk during a massage?
Definitely not! We love a bit of quiet time as well, it lets us focus on you. For people who find it difficult to accept the silence and relax, bringing the focus to your breath and the calming music will definitely help. Calm your mind and enjoy the feeling of tension being massaged out of your body.
Is it rude to wear headphones during a massage?
Rule of thumb: if it’s not safe for work, it’s not safe for the massage clinic. Alternatively, you’re also welcome to bring in headphones. However, please keep the volume low enough that your massage therapist can ask you questions without having to shout at you.
Is it rude not to tip a massage therapist?
There are no definite rules on how much money you should tip your massage therapist. Some spas have no tipping policies, so it’s always helpful to ask ahead of time. But given that you were happy with the service, 15–20% of the total amount is an appropriate tip for a massage.
Can a masseuse feel tension?
Massage therapists are trained to feel where knots occur by looking for tension in the back, neck and shoulders. They find this tension and release it by applying deep compression with their thumb, fingers or elbow, and holding for 20-30 seconds.
What does a couple massage include?
When booked in a full-service spa a couple’s massage will typically include access to showers, hot tubs, lounging areas, and other spa amenities. Many couple’s massage treatments may offer special amenities such as champagne, chocolates, and fruit.
What questions should I ask my massage therapist?
A Few Questions to Ask a Massage Therapist, Prior to Treatment
- What type of massage education does the massage therapist have? …
- Are they licensed and/or certified? …
- How many years have they been professionally practicing massage therapy? …
- What is your philosophy on total body health as it relates to massage?