General FAQ

What makes you different from other massage therapists in my area?


There are a lot of amazing massage therapists in the Decatur area, and it's important to find one that's a good fit for you. I work with a huge variety of people, each with their own needs and expectations. I have found that people who seem to enjoy and benefit the most from my style of massage are those who are seeking relief from aches, pains, and stressors; those who are seeking holistic wellness and want to use massage as a tool in that; and those who have injuries or conditions that cause chronic pain, inflammation, or swelling. I aim to positively impact both the nervous system and the soft tissue in my sessions. I incorporate different techniques and within a single session, pressure can range from firm or deep trigger point work, to very subtle, depending on what you need and want. My work is not necessarily the best fit for a highly competitive or elite athlete, or someone who wants extraordinarily hard pressure or a strictly "clinical" session. There are a number of outstanding therapists who provide massage better suited to those needs.




Where are you located?


My office is inside Lotus of Life Chiropractic, at 603 Church St, Decatur, GA 30030. For more detailed information about parking and directions, see my "Contact" page.




Are you open on the weekends?


Yes- I am open on Saturdays from 9am-1pm. I'm closed on Sundays and Mondays. Please note, Saturday appointments are in high demand and are sometimes booked out two months in advance. I recommend booking out several future appointments at a time if you like to come in regularly and know you need a Saturday time.




How do I book a session?


The easiest way to book a session is to scroll to the top of this page, and click the green button that says "Schedule an Appointment". You are welcome to call or email me to schedule an appointment as well, but I do not have continuous access to my phone and email, so I cannot guarantee I will be able to get back in touch with you before someone books online and snatches up the spot you want.




Do you take walk-ins?


No, sessions are by appointment only.




How/when do I pay for my session?


I accept all major credit cards, cash, and checks. I have clients pay once we finish the massage. You also have the option to pre-purchase a package or gift certificate for a session. When booking online, I ask for credit card information to hold the reservation. I do not charge the card except in the event of a late cancel or no-show.




How do I buy a gift certificate?


You can find gift certificates in my online booking system by following this link: https://app.acuityscheduling.com/catalog.php?owner=16853245&category=Gift+Certificates




What is your cancellation policy?


If an appointment is cancelled with less than 12 hours' notice, or if a client does not show up for their scheduled appointment, a fee of $50 is assessed. This policy exists to ensure I am compensated for my time and the costs of running a business, and also to give clients on my waitlist the chance to fill a cancelled spot.




Can you come give massages at my office/event?


No, at this time I am not offering any event or mobile massage services.




Why do you ask questions about my health history?


When giving a massage, certain things are helpful for me to know, such as past surgeries and health conditions, so that I can give you a good massage that addresses your needs without causing harm. You are not required to answer anything I ask. All health and personal information that you provide is kept confidential.




Am I supposed to tip?


Tipping is always optional. While tips are graciously accepted, they are never expected.