Has everyone recovered from the New Year? Have you taken a moment for yourself to relax and re-energize? Not yet? Well then, stop by the front desk and make an appointment for you or a loved one. It's the best gift for you!
Massage Etiquette. What is it? And are there a few things to be aware of? Yes, and here are a few tips to make your massage experience more enjoyable for you and the massage therapist.
- Making the appointment - be specific of what you want, i.e.: which therapist, which modality, the day, the time, and duration of the massage. Please have the Front Desk Personnel read the information back to yo
- Ask about the Cancellation Policy - OHTC's cancellation Policy is 24 hours - if the appointment is cancelled within 24 hours of the designated time, a full massage charge will be charged to your account
- Arrive 15 minutes prior to your appointment time
- Be clean - not dripping sweat from a just finished workout, so please shower prior to your appointment
- Disclose all medical conditions and concerns
- Go over all expectations for the massage
- Clothing rule - if you are having a Thai massage, please wear loose fitting clothing Please be comfortable with your decision to disrobe, and discuss your options with the massage therapist
- Ask yourself if you want 'quiet' or do you want to 'chat' in the massage and let your massage therapist know which you prefer
- After the massage, the massage therapist will let you take a few minutes to compose yourself - please take the few minutes, not 15 minutes to stretch
- Should I tip? - The standard for tipping is 15 to 20%. (Tipping is not obligatory) Be aware if you do not tip, the massage therapist may feel you were unsatisfied with the massage; so if you do not tip, please express your satisfaction or lack of with the therapist.
With these helpful Massage Etiquette tips, your massage will be more enjoyable for you and for the massage therapist. To schedule a massage, please phone 531-3300 or stop by the Front Desk. A note: James Davies, Massage Therapist is no longer with us. We wish him well in his newest and next endeavors.