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What to Expect

Here's our basic routine for massage appointments. This is what you can look forward to on the day of your massage!

Before Massage

1. Setup

  • I will arrive and setup the massage table.

  • Please have a clear space of about 6' x 10' for the table. We may need to move some furniture around.

  • Please also have ready a clean set of sheets with a pillowcase (twin size works, or massage table sheets) and a blanket.

  • It will take me about 10 minutes to get everything setup and ready.

2. Massage Plan

  • Once the table is all setup, we'll talk about our plan for the massage.

  • Your relevant health history

  • Any areas you'd like to focus on or avoid

3. Getting on the Table

  • Then I will leave the room and close the door to go wash my hands.

  • While I'm out of the room, you will undress to your comfort level, climb onto the table, and get under the covers.

  • We will most likely start you face down.

Massage

4. First Half

  • When I'm ready with clean hands, I'll knock on the door and ask if you're ready.

  • With your permission, I'll come in and begin the massage.

  • First we'll do your neck, shoulders, back, legs, and feet.

5. Second Half

  • About halfway through our time, we'll turn you over. I'll invite you to scoot down fully onto the table (off the face rest) and then roll over onto your back.

  • I will keep you fully covered as you turn. Please keep your arms under the drape while you turn face up.
  • Take all the time you need.
  • Then we'll work on your legs, arms, shoulders, neck, face, and scalp.

After Massage

6. Getting off the Table

  • When the massage is finished, I'll let you know that we're all done for today, and then I'll exit the room again to wash my hands.

  • When I have left and closed the door, you will climb off the table and get dressed.

  • Take all the time you need.

7. Wrapping Up

  • When you're fully clothed and feeling great, and my hands are washed, we'll chat about how the massage went while I pack up the massage table and gather my things.

  • Then we'll settle any business matters like payment and scheduling, say goodbye, and I'll be off.

A Note on Rebooking

It's a great idea to use the lovely time following your massage to book your next appointment.

  • My schedule fills up, as I'm sure yours does too

  • Availability is most open farthest out

  • You can always reschedule if you need to

Incorporating massage into your weekly, biweekly, or monthly rhythm of life:

  • You can plan around your massages

  • You can feel good about prioritizing self care

  • You can see upcoming massages on your calendar and look forward to them!

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One more thing to expect...

Expect to feel better after your massage!

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Pricing

60 min

$120

90 min

$160

120 min

$195

Policies

  • 24-hour cancellation policy

  • $20 travel fee for clients much outside a 10 mile radius from my home office in Kirkland. I will let you know if this applies.

Payment​

  • I accept cash, checks, credit cards, PayPal, and Venmo.

  • I cannot bill insurance at this time, but I can provide a receipt for your reimbursement.

  • All gratuities are donated to a worthy cause. At this time I am donating to Little Bit Therapeutic Riding Center. My dear grandfather had a beautiful experience with them in 2019.

Discounts

  • 10% off for first responders (and spouse/partner/S.O.)

  • 10% off for Alive & Shine Members

  • Free 30-minute birthday upgrade once per year