My Massage Approach

My Massage Approach

Get comfy because I’m a bit wordy here. After a few moments of listening to me speak, it’s quite evident I’m a transplant from south Louisiana. The southern drawl is real. I grew up and went to school there (Geaux Tigers!) but have been in Oregon since 2011....

Steps to a Clean and Disinfected Massage Room

When considering massage, an important question you may be asking yourself is: How clean is a massage room? What steps are taken to clean and disinfect? This is especially true during the COVID-19 outbreak. I want to explain the steps I take to clean and disinfect my...

Reopening Info

My practice has reopened and I’m ready to see you. But first, here is the reopening information you need before booking your appointment. Michelle Obama was once asked how she would get her life back on track after leaving the White House. Her response was that...

Uncoupling with Gratuity

Before I opened my practice at LifeQual, I worked at a local spa. I was paid a percentage of the cost of the massage and I graciously accepted gratuity. When I was creating a business plan for myself, I made the decision to not accept gratuity. There are several...

What to Expect for Your First Massage

A massage is intended to be a calm and relaxing experience. But if it’s your first massage, you may feel a little trepidation. Don’t let that hold you back. With a little information about what to expect, you’ll walk into your appointment feeling like a confident pro!...

Why Your Massage Therapist Asks Health Questions

Before your first massage, I’m going to ask health questions to learn about your medical history. I have an intake form that will ask about what medications and medical conditions you have, and a whole host of questions about your health history. So why is this? Am I...