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FAQs for your Massage Therapist

Questions that you might be embarrassed to ask your Massage Therapist Whether you are booking an appointment for therapeutic reasons or just for some pampering, a massage can have many healthy advantages.  You may have heard all the benefits of what a massage can offer but booking your first massage...

Pregnancy & Massage Therapy

Pregnancy  & Massage Therapy: Early prenatal care is essential in a pregnancy, along with regular doctor visits, massage therapy can play a big role during a pregnancy. If a women is planning to become pregnant, it is recommended that she build her health and strength up for as much...

Regular Massage Has Many Benefits

A massage, performed by a registered massage therapist (RMT), will reduce stress leaving you feeling relaxed and refreshed. A relaxing, professional massage can accommodate your individual needs. A Hand & Stone massage combines a number of techniques that will soothe and recharge you. All massages are performed by a...

Did you know

Did you know that your Ontario trained Massage Therapist are one of the most extensively trained body workers in the entire world?   In order to practice Massage Therapy here in Ontario a Registered Massage Therapist (RMT) must complete a minimum 2200 hours (two to three years) training program...

Massage Etiquette

Massage Etiquette – Do’s & Dont’s This article is just a general outline of what you should know before you go for your massage and will give you some ideas of what to do and what not to do. First off – do not refer to you massage therapist...

Couple’s Massage

The Couple’s Massage can be a great escape for you & your loved one! You may have noticed that Hand & Stone Massage and Facial Spa offers Couple’s Massage as one of their treatment options. At each of the Hand & Stone’s, we have a larger room available that...

Why Aromatherapy?

Why Aromatherapy? By choosing Aromatherapy you can enhance your treatment with the help of essential oils You may have noticed here at Hand & Stone Massage and Facial Spa that we offer Aromatherapy and that there are three distinct scents to choose, Eucalyptus, Lavender and Peppermint.  You may ask...

Communicating With Your RMT

Communicating with your RMT before,  during or after your massage appointment is important to ensure you have the best massage experience possible It has been close to 20 years now that I have been providing the best quality care of massage therapy to my clients.  I have realized that...

Optimize Your Massage Experience

I am taking the liberty to explain to all of you some tips on how to optimize your massage experience. There have been numerous cases in my career, as an RMT, where I have treated clients who are unsure on how to receive the treatment. If you are unsure...

Treatment Time

There has been some confusion that has been an on going subject about when your treatment time actually begins and ends.  This has been a long time misunderstood issue that has been debated for years. This article is to clarify this topic. Your session starts at the time it...