Summary: When visiting a spa, there is important etiquette that patrons should follow, including arriving on time, what you should wear, and how to handle nudity.
Visiting an Asian Massage Manhattan parlor is a relaxing experience. However, there are a few things you should remember so that you don’t come across as rude or insensitive.
Arrive on time – Rushing into a spa can leave you stressed, and you may not have the time to deal with the relevant paperwork and discuss your treatment with your therapist.
Turn off cell phones – There is nothing more annoying than a phone ringing when you are in the middle of your message. Make sure your phone is on silent and inform those who may need to reach you, that you are enjoying a massage and a little “me” time.
Shower – Showering before your massage will mean that your skin is clean of body oils and can therefore easily absorb your treatments.
Tip the therapist – Usually, the therapist should get a tip of at least 15%-20% of the total price of the massage.
Wear something easy – Pack a bag with a fresh change of loose clothing so that you can shower and change into something comfortable.
Nudity – Usually spas will offer you a bathrobe and slippers as soon as you Some messages will require women to take off their bra to ensure that the therapist can massage your back properly. Most spas will offer sheets to wrap yourself while the therapist works on certain areas of your body. If you are not comfortable with nudity, speak to your therapist, who may be able to recommend another treatment that won’t require you to undress.