“I don’t have time for a massage. I’m too busy. I can’t commit to an hour appointment.”
“I don’t know if I’ll like massage. I’m embarrassed. I’m modest about my body.”
These are the most common excuses that I hear when people tell me they don’t want to book an appointment. But, they really can overcome these and receive the benefits of massage in a massage chair!
Chair massage offers many of the same benefits as regular massage! It does wonders for your body, your mental state and your sense of well-being. It offers many of the same benefits as regular massage.
It is a style of seated massage usually in a specialized chair (This special chair allows your face to rest in a cradle, looking down towards the floor, with supports for your arms. ) but can often be done at a desk with a chest support. Even the creative massage therapist can do this simply in a regular chair. For those who say they have ‘no time, these appointments are kept typically short – 5~10 ~15 minutes – and can easily be put into anyone’s active schedule.
Chair massage is done over clothes and doesn’t require any massage oil. The most modest of individuals will feel at ease with a therapist in this style of massage. And, it’s a wonderful way to be introduced into the world of massage for those who have never experienced it’s full healing benefits.
These chair massages often focus on main areas of tension in your back, shoulders and neck and arms. The benefits are many including:
- relieve physical and emotional stress
- lower anxiety
- increase circulation
- reduce muscle fatigue and tension
- boost your immune system and resistance to illness
- lower your blood pressure
- relieve muscle pains and headaches
- improve thinking and awareness
- increase energy and stamina
- decrease repetitive stress symptoms
- improve your sleep
- encourage better posture
- generate more flexibility
- build awareness of breathing and relaxing
Because of it’s convenience, Chair massage is often offered at high-stress locations like airports and trade shows. It is offered in corporations as an employee benefit or wellness program. It can be seen at health fairs and sporting events. Private therapists also offer chair massage in their offices.
Have you ever had a chair massage? Why not schedule one now to see the benefits for yourself?