What to expect when you book an appointment at Barstow Massage and Bodywork!
it is your first time having a massage, you may be wondering what to
expect. We've taken the time to explain, step by step what you can expect during a typical treatment.
mindful of your hygiene when coming in for your session. Strong perfumes, colognes, body sprays, and cigarette smoke will linger within the room, and irritate other clients or therapist's with sensitivities to these fragrances.
Also, taking drugs, prescription or otherwise, as well as
alcohol will impact your perception greatly. Please contact us before
your session to find out if your medication will negatively impact your massage experience.
When you arrive for your session, you will fill out a health history form. We will then discuss any and
all information about any and all health conditions regardless of how
insignificant you may think they are. The more your therapist knows, the
better they will be able to treat you.
your therapist will tell you how your massage will be conducted. Your therapist will go through the parts of the body that will be worked or not worked on.Your therapist will tell you that to reap maximum benefit from the massage, the removal of all clothing would be best. However, you are in complete control of your treatment, and you may undress as far as you feel comfortable. The therapist will leave the room before you undress. Once you are undressed, you will lay on the table and cover yourself completely with the sheet and blanket.
therapist will knock before entering, wait, and listen for your
invitation to re-enter the room. "Ready" and "All set!" are some
your massage will be performed exactly the way that you discussed with your therapist. If during the treatment, you'd like to change something, all you
have to do is ask! If you are uncomfortable with the pressure your therapist is using, you are doing yourself as well as us, a major disservice. It is never rude or wimpy to report that you'd like us to increase or decrease our pressure. When your session is finished, you will be instructed to
take your time getting up, and to come out when you are ready. Your therapist
will leave the room for you to dress.
We pride ourselves on a clean, comfortable, and professional environment. If your experience is otherwise, please do not hesitate to contact us.