Every one knows massages are a time to relax. Yet preparing for a massage can be (and all too often is, unfortunately) a stressful experience.
First, you have to choose the right day and time to visit your therapist, and make sure nothing stressful is scheduled before or after the massage that would take you out of the zone of inner peace.
Second, you have to choose the rig
ht therapist: one who won’t massage too hard, but not too soft either; with the right style — Swedish, Californian, Ayurvedic or deep tissue; with the right oils so that your skin leaves the appointment feeling nourished, without breaking out in pimples the next day.
Third, right before the session, the moment most likely to cause awkwardness and stress comes: the time to undress. Some parlours require their clients to strip down entirely and become naked, then crawl under a sheet…
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