Massage

MASSAGE CURRENTLY

HAS LIMITED AVAILABILITY

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About Massage Therapy

Decompress and relax in the hands of our dedicated, skilled therapists.  We offer 30, 60 and 90 minute long fully customizable sessions with optional Aromatherapy, CBD and pre massage sauna session add ons.

Massage room for two people available.

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Massage Types

SWEDISH | broad general strokes that gradually concentrate on areas of problem

DEEP TISSUE | technique mainly used to treat musculoskeletal issues, involves applying sustained pressure using slow, deep strokes to target the inner layers of your muscles and connective tissues

SPORTS MASSAGE | more vigorous form, considered to be warm up massage that can be used both before and after any type of demanding physical activities that involve exerted use of various muscle clusters and body parts

PRENATAL | focuses on the special needs of the mother-to-be as her body goes through the dramatic changes of pregnancy

GENTLE/PALLIATIVE | addresses symptom issues, the side effects of various treatments, the physical, psychological, social, and emotional consequences of living with a terminal illness


Pre Massage

MAKE AN APPOINTMENT | schedule online and be sure that you get a confirmation email, text and/or phone call. Have questions? Give us a call and we’ll help you book your appointment!

COME IN EARLY | arrive 15 minutes early to your first appointment to allow time for check in and intake forms.

WE PROVIDE | robes and a shower room for after your session with shampoo, conditioner & body wash.

CONSIDER BRINGING | personal items for after like deodorant and a comb.

SET UP FOR COMFORT | have a light meal before your session, avoid caffeine and arrive hydrated. Consider limiting fluids 30 minutes prior so you won’t need to use the restroom in the middle of your session.

CALL WITH QUESTIONS | we’re happy to answer questions!

Pro Tips

COMMUNICATE | your massage therapist will discuss which techniques will be used and find out your preferences for pressure. Don’t hesitate to communicate with your therapist as your needs and comfort may change throughout your session.

GET COMFORTABLE | find a comfortable position on the massage table and take nice deep breaths to help ease your mind and body. Keeping steady breathing allows oxygen to flow freely, helping ease tight muscles.

ENHANCE YOUR MASSAGE | with pain relieving CBD, aromatherapy for stress relief, or a relaxing pre-massage sauna session.

Post Massage

TAKE YOUR TIME | after your session, feel free to dress in your room, or wear your robe to the shower room to rinse off, it’s up to you.

NO NEED TO HURRY | there’s a separate area with mirrors, hair dryers, and lotion, where you can take as much time as you’d like to get ready.

MAKE TIME TO SIT/REFLECT | give yourself some time to sit and enjoy a complimentary mug of hot tea, be sure to drink plenty of water. Reflect on how your mind and body felt before, during, and after your massage session.

SCHEDULE YOUR NEXT MASSAGE | regular massage can help to prevent muscle tension and keep stress levels down. Scheduling your next session before you leave gives you the best chance of getting the day, time and therapist you prefer.

TIPPING | never necessary, but your tip is a nice way to show appreciation for the great service of your therapist.



Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ's)


WHAT TYPE OF MASSAGE IS BEST FOR ME?

The technique you choose should depend on how you feel at the time of the appointment. You can discuss this with your massage therapist before your session. There is no price difference for massage types.

WHAT TYPE OF TRAINING DOES A MASSAGE THERAPIST HAVE?

All of our massage therapists are licensed to massage in the state of Connecticut, and offer a variety of skilled massage techniques.

WHAT SHOULD I WEAR?

You’ll have time before your session to undress to your level of comfort in private, the therapist will knock before entering. Your therapist will also talk to you for a few minutes before your session begins to answer any questions.

CAN I CHOOSE A MALE/FEMALE THERAPIST?

Yes, you may choose your preference during the booking process.

 
Ripple Float & Wellness Center
155 Temple Street, New Haven CT 06510
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