First, the massage therapist will leave the room to give you privacy to undress and get comfortable on the massage table. You should undress to your level of comfort. For a full body massage, most people get completely undressed or undress down to their underwear. Your massage therapist will work around any clothing you decide to wear during the massage.
Will i be covered during the massage?
Professional draping is used at all times during the massage session. Draping is the technique of uncovering only the part of the body that is being worked on during massage. Draping allows you to be undressed to your comfort level underneath a sheet/blanket and feel safe, warm, and unexposed. The genitals (women and men) and breasts (women) will never be uncovered. If the therapist is going to work on a woman's abdomen, a second towel or sheet will be used to cover the breasts so the main sheet or towel can be moved to expose the abdomen.
is it okay to talk during the massage?
Please feel free to talk with your therapist during your scheduled treatment. In fact, communication during your massage can help the therapist determine the best strategy for meeting your specific needs. Alternatively, you may prefer to zone out, relax and quietly enjoy. Some people are so relaxed, they actually fall asleep. This is okay too. The important thing to remember is that this treatment is all about you relaxing and enjoying the experience. However, anytime you want the pressure adjusted, you are too warm or too cold, if the In many instances, people may feel more relaxed starting off talking, and as the massage progresses, enter quiet states of relaxation.
The important issue here is that there are times when you need to speak up. If the therapist is doing anything to make you uncomfortable, you should let her/him know immediately. Also, let him/her know if you get too warm or too cold, if the room is too bright, or if the pressure needs to be changed (lighter or deeper). If something is not working for you - speak up! It's OK!
Make yourself comfortable. If your therapist wants you to adjust your position, she/he will either move you or will ask you to move what is needed. Otherwise, change your position anytime to make yourself more comfortable. Many people close their eyes and relax completely during a session; others prefer to talk. It's up to you. It is your massage, and whatever feels natural to you is the best way to relax. Do not hesitate to ask questions at any time.