• Massage Questionnaire

Why Does Your Massage Therapist Ask So Many Health Questions?

Before your first massage, you will be asked to fill out an online intake form. This questionnaire will cover your health history, any medications you are currently taking and any medical conditions you may have. You might be wondering why we need to know such detailed, personal information that you typically only discuss with your doctor. Are we just being nosy? While it may seem like a hassle or an invasion of your privacy, there IS a reason that we need to [...]

2024-02-02T15:52:27-05:00By |Massage|
  • BBT - Massage Frequency

How Often Should I Get a Massage?

“How often should I get a massage?”  This is a question we hear often at BBTM, and there is no one-size-fits-all answer. One of the most important questions we ask you prior to your first session is, “What are your goals and are there any areas you would like to focus on for today's session?” Here are the most common responses lately: neck and shoulder pain from sitting at the desk, injury due to overtraining, relieve tension, tight neck muscles are causing [...]

2024-02-02T15:50:19-05:00By |Massage|
  • Client Feedback

The Importance of Client Feedback Throughout a Session

If you’re reading this, chances are you know the value of a truly great massage. Especially on hard days or during periods of stress or pain, we all look forward to the physical and emotional benefits you can get from a massage. But what can you do if your massage isn’t quite cutting it? When your massage is “fine,” but just not what you’re needing? You might feel like you’ve been shortchanged of the relief you were hoping to find, whether that [...]

2024-02-02T15:53:28-05:00By |Massage|
  • Comfortable Workspace

Creating a Comfortable Workspace For Yourself & Your Body

Creating a Comfortable Workspace For Yourself & Your Body One of the fallouts of the COVID-19 pandemic has been that a large part of the American workforce is currently operating from home. For many employees and business owners, the work-from-home trend may continue even when the virus is finally behind us. In this scenario, it is vital to create a healthy and comfortable workspace at home. If you foresee yourself working from home for a fairly long time to come, it’s time [...]

2024-02-02T15:55:10-05:00By |Massage|

Self Massage In Between Appointments

Life gets busy and we understand that you may not be able to make it in for a massage every week since massage has so many wonderful benefits such as reducing stress, relieving muscle tension, lowering blood pressure, boosting immunity and more. In order to keep the positive effects going, you can give yourself some easy self massages in between appointments.  So put some relaxing music on, light your favorite candles and grab a seat in your comfiest chair. Here are some [...]

2023-05-01T15:50:28-05:00By |Self Care|

Give Your Partner a Relaxing Massage this Valentine’s Day

Keep it cozy this Valentine’s Day by staying inside and offering your partner a relaxing massage. Delivering the perfect massage may sound like pressure, but your Valentine will feel nothing but pleasure. Your partner will appreciate the attention and pampering, and the experience will help to create a more intimate bond between the two of you. You’ve got this! Here’s what to keep in mind:   Ambiance is Everything Choose a quiet/clutter-free space You’ll want to pick a quiet space where you [...]

2023-05-01T15:52:13-05:00By |Massage|

The Effects of Regular Therapeutic Massage on the Body

Is one of your goals in this new decade to focus on your health? One easy way to do that is by incorporating regular massage therapy into your routine. Regular therapeutic massage impacts your overall health. Here’s how: Boosts Immunity It seems like just about everyone is battling the flu, a bad cold, or some other virus this time of year, and you’d like to not catch it! Regular massages can make the immune system stronger according to the American Massage Therapy [...]

2023-05-01T15:53:13-05:00By |Massage|

Keep Your Skin Glowing This Winter

The harsh winter weather can wreak havoc on the skin. The skincare routine that you just got down, and was working fabulously a few months ago, may seem like it is failing you now, leaving you with dry, dull skin.  Not only are you not loving the look, but it is also painful. Don’t worry - you are not alone! So many people are looking for relief that there’s an entire day dedicated to it --  National Winter Skin Relief Day on [...]

2023-05-01T15:54:28-05:00By |Self Care|

Nine Ways to Fit Self Care into Your Busy Schedule

End-of-year work commitments, family gatherings, dinners that need to be made, houses that need to be cleaned, presents that need to bought – we can all agree right now is a busy and stressful time of the year!   It may seem silly that we are suggesting you make room in your schedule for self-care. But making a little time for yourself will help you feel your best – a must when it comes to tackling that to-do list.  Here are nine ways [...]

2023-05-01T15:55:27-05:00By |Self Care|

Prevent Illness and Boost Your Immunity with a Massage

It may be the most joyful time of the year, but along with the beautiful snow, crowds of people, and a drop in temperature comes the sickness – something we’d all like to avoid!   Flu season peaks in the winter, with the cold weather keeping people indoors and in closer proximity to one another. Also, according to Medical News Today germs are more likely to survive and spread in cold and dry conditions.  Another thing to keep in mind is that blood [...]

2023-05-01T15:56:54-05:00By |Self Care|
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