Questions and Answers about Massage
What is the history of massage therapy?
Massage Therapy dates back thousands of years. Hippocrates defined massage medicine as “the art of rubbing.”
What is massage therapy?
Massage Therapy is the practice of pressing and rubbing the muscles and other soft tissues of the body.
What are the benefits of massage therapy?
Individuals partake in massage for a variety of reasons including relaxation, stress relief, and other health related ailments. Massage is used for physical and emotional maintenance, heath prevention and can ease the discomfort of acute and chronic diseases. But there are many other fantastic benefits you’ll feel.
What are types of massage therapy?
There are many types of massage therapies. The most commonly requested are Swedish and Deep Tissue. Please
see other examples of different types of massage therapies offered at Awaken Your Senses under our tab “Massage Therapy.”
What credentials are mandatory for a massage therapist?
Massage Therapist must be licensed in the state in which they practice. Every state has its own requirements. South Carolina state requirements are governed by Licensing, Labor and Regulations. All our professionals are licensed.
What is the ethical responsibility of the massage therapist?
To act in a professional competent manner which insures the confidence and comfort of the client.
What is the length of a spa treatment or a therapeutic massage at Awaken Your Senses?
You can expect a complete 30, 60 or 90 minute massage on the table. Consultation time is not considered your spa and/or therapeutic massage time.