A full body massage increases mobility, releases toxins, improves immunity, and offers several other benefits. A full body massage at Asian Massage 2 Hotels offers all of the above twice over.Read more: Gearing Up for Your First Full Body Massage: A Guide
If this is your first time, keep reading to know what you can do to elevate your session to the next level.
Optimize the Duration of Your Session
Most massage services offer at least hour-long massage sessions. However, you can also extend them to 90 minutes or two hours. Before doing that, remember that there’s a difference between wanting to extend a session and needing to extend it. The latter is a response to pain, injury, or discomfort, whereas the former is a luxury and could very well leave you sore and exhausted.
The former also applies to massages for stress relief. You only need 10 minutes of massage to destress, so 60 minutes should be more than enough time for you to reduce stress and its effects on your body.
Drink Plenty of Water
A massage releases the toxins from your body. Staying hydrated enhances this process and makes it easier for your massage therapist to unwind tense muscles and break down scar tissue (if any).
Drink plenty of water before your session, but don’t drink so much that you’ll want to go during the session. While you’ll be sweating out plenty of it during the fact, your kidneys will probably process the rest. Don’t let that take away precious minutes from your session.
Avoid Heavy Meals
It’s best not to indulge in any heavy meals in the hours leading up to your massage. This is to eliminate any distractions during the session on your body’s part. If it’s too busy digesting, it would be too busy producing toxins to release any.
That’s not to say you can’t eat anything before your session. You can absolutely nibble on some nuts or eat an apple or orange before your session. However, keep them to the bare minimum to avoid feeling sluggish or full during your massage.
Your body isn’t the thing that doesn’t need distractions. Since a massage is a therapeutic exercise, you should eliminate as many distractions as possible to feel calm, relaxed, and focused.
Before your session:
- Switch off your phone.
- Shut down your computer or laptop.
- Hang a ‘Do Not Disturb’ sign on your hotel room door.
- Switch off your thoughts.
The last may be easier said than done, but it’s important if you are to put yourself first.
Before All of the Above: Book an Asian Body Massage in Las Vegas
If you happen to come to Las Vegas, book a Chinese massage from our fine establishment to your hotel room. Choose a full body massage or explore a 4-hand or Nuru massage without venturing outside.
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