What to look for in a Massage Therapist

Is your back feeling a little stiff or maybe a little knee pain after hiking?  Finding the right massage therapist in Steamboat Springs Colorado is simple. Every year Steamboat Springs holds a people’s choice contest for the “Best in the Boat”.  For the last 4 years, Life Essentials Day Spa received the award for Best Day Spa in Steamboat Springs and Best Massage Therapist.

Not All Massage Therapist Are Equal

Before you choose a massage therapist in Steamboat Springs here are some questions you want to ask.

Are the Massage Therapists at the day spa licensed or certified?

All massage therapist in Colorado must complete 500 clinical/treatment hours and pass a board regulated test. Further training is required every two years.

What type of massage does the therapist practice?

Most massage therapists practice a variety of modalities.  Life Essentials Day Spa offers 10 different styles of massage!  This is more massage modalities than any other massage spa in the Steamboat Springs Area.

How long has the massage therapist been practicing?

Besides having a license, a new massage therapist at Life Essentials Day Spa works closely with the spa owner to meet five-star professional massage standards in the areas of touch, body pain detection, customer service and listening to the client’s requests, plus proficiency in each of the massage therapies offered by the day spa.  Averaging 7 years experience, each Life Essentials Spa Massage Therapists truly is the best in the boat!

Is a massage session 50 min or 1 hr? Can additional time be added?

Life Essentials Day Spa prides itself on being client-centered offering a full hour massage session from start to finish.  Each guest is asked to arrive a few minutes early to relax and make full use of the entire hour on the massage table itself.

What type of oil or lotion does the massage therapist use?

A variety of oils are good for the skin during a massage.  If you have skin sensitivities or allergies, be sure to ask ahead of time what type of massage oil is being used.  New to the spa is our amazing handcrafted CBD OIl. Be sure to ask your massage therapist about this revolutionary massage oil to enhance your next massage treatment.

Do you prefer a male or female therapist?

If you have a gender preference be sure to check if they are available when you book.  We love to accommodate you; so just ask!

Professional Massage Therapists are Trained to Listen

Well trained professional massage therapists are the heartbeat of Life Essentials Day Spa.  Listening to your needs is our specialty.  Each massage therapist will take the time necessary to