Chair massage in the Hudson ValleyChair massage simply describes massage performed using an ergonomic chair designed to keep you comfortable in a seated position while fully clothed.  The flexibility and ease this implies makes chair massage a great fit for busy social settings.

Chair massage sessions last usually 10 – 30 minutes at the most.  The focus is mostly on upper back, shoulders, neck, arms and hands.   No oil or lotion is used, except sometimes on the hands.  Chair massage is mainly about stress-relief and relaxation.  Some therapeutic work may be performed on the neck, head and jaw though.  For the difference between the two, read further.

Chair massage is great for:

  • corporate offices
  • festivals
  • holiday fairs
  • community events
  • baby showers
  • bridal showers, and more.

So much can change in the course of a quiet few minutes receiving caring therapeutic touch.   Have you experienced chair massage before?  How did you like it?


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?
How should I feel after a therapeutic 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 – What is chair massage?

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