Massage Environment

Young man being massaged by professional masseuse

Massage Places

Massage services are provided in a wide variety of practice settings, including the following:

  • Massage clinic
  • Wellness center
  • Doctor’s office
  • Rehab center/physiotherapy clinic
  • Fitness club
  • Chiropractor’s office
  • Hair salon
  • Spa
  • Hotel/resort
  • Therapist’s own home or apartment

Your massage experience can vary greatly not only with your choice of therapist or modality, but also with your choice of environment. For example, massage therapy at a rehab or physiotherapy clinics, massage may be provided in the corner of a large training area separated from the main area only by drapes or a small partition. Receiving a massage at a high-end spa can be more relaxing; however, you will likely pay a premium for the comforting environment.

If you are elderly or have a physical disability, it is a good idea to check the accessibility of the facility you are considering. Does the facility have stairs but no elevator? Is it wheelchair-accessible? In some cases, you may want to consider choosing a therapist who does house calls so that you can receive massage therapy in the comfort of your own home without traveling.

Massage Therapy Room

Several chairs for massage in wellness salon

Chair Massage Setup

White woman on massage in Bali salon

Massage at the Bali Resort

two massage therapy table by the ocean

Massage Room by the ocean

A relaxing massage on the beach of a tropical paradise

Tropical Beach Massage

Spa Treatment Room at tropical hotel

Massage room at luxury hotel, Samui island, Thailand


2 Responses to Massage Environment

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  2. Thelma says:

    Massage Therapy can be a profitable craeer however it can take years to build a successful practice. You must really like people and be able to separate yourself from others emotions (like a nurse or a doctor). Working in a spa can afford you a steady income and benefits but not the same income as private practice. What you can charge for a massage varies greatly by town/city/state/region.It is a very strenuously job, and most people only stay in the field for 5-8 years due to burnout or injury.I would recommend that if you are interested that find out if any massage schools in your area hold discovery workshops in which you get a one-day crash course.I love my craeer and don’t regret entering it at all, but I would recommend that you look into it seriously before you make the schooling commitment.

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