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Frequently Asked Questions

Q. How should I prepare? 
A. To have the best experience possible, don't eat beforehand (especially heavy meals). That being said, if you are hungry it is better to have a small snack so you aren't distracted by a growling stomach during your treatment.


Q. Will I be naked during my massage treatment?
A. We want you to feel as comfortable as possible while receiving your massage, and encourage you to remain dressed at your level of comfort. Regardless of your level of dress, you will be properly draped at all times.


Q. What are the benefits of massage therapy? 
A. Here are just a few of the healing benefits:

  • Soothe tired, overused muscles

  • Release endorphins

  • Improve circulation & lymph flow

  • Lower blood pressure

  • Increase flexibility & range of motion

  • Rejuvenate the skin

  • Promote restful sleep

  • Increase energy

  • Relieve stress & anxiety

  • Eliminate toxins

  • Stimulate weak muscles

  • Relieve tension headaches

  • Improve body awareness

  • Satisfy need for nurturing touch

  • Foster peace of mind


Q. Do I need to tell the therapist about any medical conditions? 
A. Yes, it is important for your therapist to be fully aware of all your current medical conditions and current medications because in some cases, massage therapy is contraindicated. All personal and medical information is safely secured in compliance with HIPAA laws.


Q. Can I get a massage treatment if I'm pregnant? 
A. We offer Prenatal Massage for women in the second or third trimester, and ask that you consult with your doctor beforehand.


Q. Are spa gift certificates available? 
A. Yes, you can purchase them at Balanced Life Spa.


Q. Which massage treatment is right for me? 
A. We offer a variety of massage treatments for healing, rejuvenation, relaxation, and many other specific purposes. We will be able to help you find the massage that's appropriate for your needs.

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