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Frequently Asked Questions

What type of massage do you perform?
Relaxation, stress reduction and muscular tension relief massage.

Do you work with pain and other medical problems or provide only stress reduction?
We only provide non-medical based massage. For medical problems you should consult with your physician. You may experience some relief from soreness during our sessions.

Do you specialize in working with any particular area of the body?
Our sessions cover:
• head
• arms
• hands
• chest (if requested)
• stomach (if requested)
• legs
• feet
• back
• neck

Are there any medical conditions where we do not provide a massage?
During our visit you will be asked a few questions about any known health issues. This is for the clients protection because of the massage contraindications. (For some health issues massage is not recommended)

Do you work with pregnant women?
Yes we can provide this service but are limited to which techniques that can be used during the session.

What are your educational backgrounds?
We are certified by a British Columbia Post Secondary Approved School for bodywork. A blend of Lomi Lomi, Swedish, Reflexology, Acupressure and Shiatsu techniques are used. We have completed the requirements for Ethics & Professionalism, Hiv/Aids Awareness and Ethics, Medical Error Prevention and Sports Medicine for the Massage Therapists required by The National Certification Board for Therapeutic Massage & Bodywork.

Are You Covered By Medical Insurance in BC?
No. There has been changes to the BC Medicare system under the present government and our services are not covered. We are bodyworkers and our clients come for relaxation sessions.

Do I Have To Take Off My Clothes for the massage sessions?
You need to be undressed to your comfort level. Some prefer to take their clothes off while many leave their underwear on. For example, head, hands and feet sessions, require only partial undress. You will be covered under a blanket and sheets except for the area being massaged. We will make adjustments to each persons needs to provide you with a relaxed and comfortable experience is our goal.

What is Bodywork?
Bodywork refers to any treatment where one engages in the science and healing arts that use manual actions to palpate and manipulate the soft tissue of the human body, including muscles, connective tissue, tendons, ligaments, and joints. A bodyworker does not include making a medical diagnosis or instructing in or prescribing rehabilitative strengthening or conditioning exercises that are within the practice of physical therapy.