Good massage work tailed to your needs and preferences can have many positive physiological effects.  And those effects influence you emotionally and mentally.

Here are a few ways that it is possible to feel after a therapeutic massage.  Often it is many of these at once:

  • Euphoric
  • Spaced out
  • Tired
  • Happy
  • Loving
  • Relieved
  • Free
  • Relaxed
  • Groggy
  • Sniffly
  • Open
  • Enthusiastic
  • Grateful

Do you have any to add to the list?


Read more in my Frequently Asked Questions blog series:

Can I talk during a therapeutic massage?
Will I be in pain during a therapeutic massage?
What is chair massage?
Do I need to be naked during a therapeutic massage?
What to expect in a professional massage?
What is a Licensed Massage Therapist (LMT)?
What is a scope of practice? What is yours as an LMT?
What do you learn in massage school?
What kind of massage do you do?
What kind of music do you play during a massage?
Should I give you a tip after the massage?

FAQ – How should I feel after a therapeutic massage?

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