Massage

Couples Massage

What is a Couples Massage?

During a couples massage, two people are receiving massages in the same room with two different therapists. Generally both people are getting the same type of massage, which can range from Swedish to deep tissue to hot stone. There aren’t any hard and fast rules on talking: the couple can talk to each other during the massage session, or if they agree, can just be quiet and relax.

What should I expect during the massage?

A couples massage is often equated with relaxation. The therapists will use various massage techniniques, from Swedish to deep tissue to hot stones, and will focus primarily on working out tension in the neck, shoulders, and back.

There are typically two massage tables next to each other, and each person has their own therapist. Both people will be undressed (underwear is optional), but a sheet or towe. always covers the parts of the body not being massaged.

What are the main benefits of a couples massage?

  1. Similar to a personal massage, a couples massage focuses on relaxation and stress reduction.

  2. Some people may prefer to be massaged with their friend or partner in the room. This may help them feel more comfortable and allow them to find relaxation faster.

  3. It’s a great date activity. A couples massage is a great way to relax and unwind together. A couples massage can be romantic, and is a popular gift for Valentine’s Day, birthdays, or anniversaries.

What should I know before getting a couples massage?

Most couples massages are performed while partially disrobed, although a towel is used to cover up most of the body. Make sure you and your partner are comfortable with this.

Also, some people who regularly undergo massage sessions may find that sharing a room is a distraction of their space and would rather have massage sessions on their own.

Is a Couples Massage for couples only?

No. While couples massages are considered a great date activity, any two people can share a couples massage. It can be a fun way to catch up with friends and family while also being pampered by a massage.

Types of Massage

Lymphatic Massage

Clean out that plumbing. Lymphatic massage stimulate the body's lymphatic system, aka the body's plumbing system. Read More >

Medical Massage

Doctor's orders. A medical massage is used for chronic pain relief or injury recovery, and is often prescribed by a physician. Read More >

Myofascial Release Massage

Relax your fascia. This massage stretches and elongates deep muscle tissue, increasing range of motion and circulation. Read More >

Prenatal Massage

Moms-to-be: a prenatal massage is custom-tailored to fit the needs of expecting mothers. Read More >

Motion

Reflexology is an ancient Chinese healing technique, using foot massage to relieve a variety of ailments. Read More >

Shiatsu Massage

Shiatsu is a whole-body massage where pressure is placed along your meridians to release tension. Read More >

Sports Massage

Whether you're training for your first 5K or 3rd Ironman, a sports massage can increase flexibility & help you avoid injury. Read More >

Swedish Massage

Looking for the massage with the music in the background and the nice-smelling oils? This ultra-relaxing massage is for you. Read More >

Thai Massage

Described as a mix between yoga and massage, therapists use many parts of their body to stretch and relax the body. Read More >

Therapeutic Massage

Borrowing from many other massage types, a therapeutic massage is good for reducing minor discomfort and pain. Read More >

Trigger Point Massage

A more targeted approach of massage, focusing directly on releasing tight knots and alleviating pain caused by them. Read More >

Acupressure Massage

Sometimes referred to as acupuncture without needles, acupressure is an ancient remedy of Chinese traditional medicine. Read More >

Ayurvedic Massage

Ayurvedic massage is an ancient Indian remedy used to break down and remove toxins from the body. Read More >

Chair Massage

Ever see someone getting a massage in the middle of the mall, airport, or even at work? You're likely seeing a chair massage. Read More >

Combination Massage

A Combination Massage uses various techniques across acupressure, reflexology, Swedish, etc to relieve tension and stress. Read More >

Deep Tissue Massage

Painful knots in your back? A deep tissue massage will break them down, give you relief. Read More >

Foot Massage

Been on your feet all week? A foot massage helps alleviate sore soles and arches. Read More >

Hot Stone Massage

Some like it hot. Hot stones, that is. This massages uses heated stones to warm up your muscles and relax you. Read More >


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