One or Two 60- or 90-Minute Massages & Posture Exam at Balanced Bodies And Movement Therapies LLC (Up to 55% Off)

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Choose from Four Options

  • $37 for one 60-minute massage and a postural analysis ($75 value)
  • $60 for two 60-minute massages and a postural analysis ($130 value)
  • $45 for one 90-minute massage and a postural analysis ($100 value)
  • $85 for two 90 minute massages and a postural analysis ($180 value)

Choose from Swedish, deep-tissue, neuromuscular, trigger-point, sports, reflexology, chair, or shiatsu massage.

Massage Pressure: How Much Can You Handle?

A good massage is all about communication, and your therapist will want to know how much pressure to apply. Use our guide to make the most of your upcoming session.

A massage can already be a vulnerable experience, so the question of how much pressure the therapist should apply can be tough to answer, especially given that everyone experiences pressure differently. Fortunately, there are basically three possible responses—light, medium, or firm—and considering the following factors may help you decide:

Pain Tolerance: If you find yourself extremely sensitive to touch, request light pressure. Likewise, people who can tolerate rigorous—possibly even uncomfortable—pressure should choose firm to get the most out of the muscle manipulation. Always trust your body; if firm pressure feels too intense, ask the therapist to ease up.

Why Are You Here?: If your top priority is relaxation, then light or medium pressure is for you. If you want to work out knots, relieve concentrated tension, or pop the balloon animal you swallowed, then firm pressure may be required. If you're looking for a mix of outcomes, explain them in detail, pointing out specific areas and desired results. For instance, you might say, "I want to loosen my back muscles but break up knots in my shoulders," each of which requires a different amount of pressure.

Don't Sweat It: Massage therapy is designed to improve the body's overall function, whether by promoting relaxation or relieving aches and pains. So even if you choose a pressure level at the start of a massage, you're not locked into it—you can request lighter or firmer pressure at any point during treatment. A good massage therapist appreciates and responds to feedback, which helps them develop a personalized session that feels good and fulfills your expectations.

In a Nutshell

Massage therapist soothes muscles with one of eight techniques, such as reflexology or shiatsu

The Fine Print

Expires 90 days after purchase. Limit 1 per person, may buy 2 additional as gifts. Valid only for option purchased. Limit 1 per visit. Appointment required 24 hours in advance; subject to availability. 24-hr cancellation notice required. Children under the age of 18 must have parental and guardian supervision and signature. New customers only or customer who hasn't been in six months or more. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.

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