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Once we know your requirements, we’ll find you quotes from local massage therapists. You can either be informed of each new quote as it arrives, or go through them all when it best suits you.

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Whether you are looking for help with sports injuries or want an hour of pure relaxation, we’ve can find you a local Massage Therapist near you that’s ready to help. Check their reviews, get free quotes and book an appointment today.

FAQ

How much does a Massage Therapist cost?

Prices depend on the duration, location, the type of massage and any additional services such as aromatherapy.

Your expert Massage Therapist will be able to advise you on the full range of services available and will be able to help you select the best massage for your needs. They will also be able to answer any questions you may have. Use Bark to get free quotes and find a masseuse today.

What types of massages does a Massage Therapist offer?

Swedish massage - This is a gentle type of full body massage that is ideal for people who have a lot of tension, are sensitive touch and are new to massage. It can help to release muscle knots and is a good choice if you want to fully relax during your treatment.

Hot stone massage - Hot stone massage is best for people who have muscle pain and tension or who simply want to relax. The massage therapist uses heated stones in lieu of or in addition to their hands.

Aromatherapy massage - Aromatherapy massages are best for people who want to have an emotional healing component to their massage. Aromatherapy massages combine soft, gentle pressure with the use of essential oils. Essential oils are diluted before being applied to the skin.

Deep tissue massage - Deep tissue massage uses more pressure than a Swedish massage. It is a good option if you have chronic muscle problems such as soreness, injury or imbalance.

Sports massage - Sports massage is a good option if you have a repetitive use injury to a muscle such as what you may get from playing a sport. It’s also a good option if you are prone to injuries because it can be used to help prevent sports injuries.

Trigger point massage - Trigger point massages are best suited for people who have injuries, chronic pain, a specific issue or condition. Sometimes areas of tightness in the muscle tissues, known as trigger points can cause pain in other parts of the body. By focusing on relieving trigger points, this type of massage can reduce pain.

Reflexology - Reflexology is a great option for people who are looking to relax or restore their natural energy levels. It is also a good option if you aren’t comfortable being touched on your entire body. Reflexology uses gentle to firm pressure on different pressure points of feet, hands or ears.

Shiatsu massage - Shiatsu massage is best for people who want to feel relaxed and relieve stress, pain and tension.

Thai massage - Thai massage is best for people who want a more active form of massage and want to reduce and relieve pain and stress.

Prenatal massage - Prenatal massage can be a safe way for women to get a massage during pregnancy. It can help reduce pregnancy body aches, reduce stress and ease muscle tension.

Couple’s massage - A couple’s massage is a massage that you do with your partner, friend or family member in the same room. Other treatments such as pedicures, facials, and body scrubs are sometimes offered as part of a package.

Chair massage - A chair massage is best for people who want a quick massage that focuses on your neck, shoulders and back. A chair massage can also be a way to introduce you to massage if you have never had one before. This type of massage uses light to medium pressure.

What should I consider before deciding on my massage therapist?

There are a number of factors that are worth considering before choosing your masseuse.

  • Choice – It is important to consider why you want a massage. Do you want to find relief from chronic pain or are you just looking for a way to relax? Deciding why you want to get a massage will help you narrow down your options and find the right massage therapist.
  • Comfort- Getting a massage is a great way to relax both physically and mentally. It is easier to take advantage of this benefit when you feel totally comfortable. That is why you should find a massage therapist that makes you feel comfortable and at ease.
  • Recommendations – You are likely to have at least one friend or family member that has visited a professional massage therapist and read their reviews on Bark.

You can be confident that any of the Bark local massage therapists listed will give you a relaxing and therapeutic massage.

How do I check the Massage Therapists’ credentials?

You could look for massage therapists with a Level 3 Diploma in Massage or Complementary Therapies. The Council for Soft Tissue Therapies (GCMT) is the governing body for massage therapy and recommends that all massage therapists have taken a full or part-time course.

Before you choose a massage therapist, you could read testimonials and read details of their services on their website.

You could also look at their profile page on Bark and read massage reviews from past customers too. This might also help you get some ideas for the type of massage you want to book.
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Body Talks Massage Therapy

Body Talks is a massage studio offering a variety of treatments and therapies. We create the perfect ambience for people to unwind, recover, and connect with their body.

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Do you specialise in a particular type of massage?

There are many types of massage to choose from, all with their own benefits. One of our most popular services is hot stone massage. Not only can it relieve tension, but it also helps with arthritis and autoimmune diseases. We try to educate people about what each treatment offers, so they can find one that’s right for them.

Are there benefits to massage people may not be aware of?

It’s well known what massages can do for both physical and emotional tension. However, people may not be aware of how it can connect people with their body. People will push themselves to the limit, and ignore their body’s response. People should value what their body does for them every day. This is why massage can also work for people who have issues with confidence or body image.

What’s the key to a great massage?

A professional massage therapist should have training, particularly if they’re offering a speciality like reflexology. Personally, I believe that it’s all about trust. Bodies can talk. Regardless of what a person may say, I can tell almost immediately if they’re uneasy or tentative. When I’m giving someone a massage, I’m allowing them to open up to me. They need to be assured that their body is in good hands.

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What type of massage are you interested in?

Indian head massage

Do you have a gender preference for your massage therapist?

I don’t have a preference

How frequently would you like to have a massage?

A one-off for now

How long would you like your massage to be?

Half an hour

Do you have any conditions your massage therapist will be aware of?

No

What type of massage are you interested in?

Sports massage

Do you have a gender preference for your massage therapist?

Male

How frequently would you like to have a massage?

Once a month

How long would you like your massage to be?

I’d like to discuss this with the therapist

Do you have any conditions your massage therapist will be aware of?

I fractured my shoulder playing rugby last year

What type of massage are you interested in?

Full body massage

Do you have a gender preference for your massage therapist?

Female

How frequently would you like to have a massage?

Once every two weeks

How long would you like your massage to be?

An hour

Do you have any conditions your massage therapist will be aware of?

I have tendonitis

The average price of a Massage Therapist is £40 per hour

Region Great Value
(hour)
Average
(hour)
Premium
(hour)
Nationwide
£35
£40
£50
East Midlands
£32
£40
£45
East of England
£40
£43
£46
London
£40
£45
£50
North West England
£35
£40
£45
Scotland
£30
£40
£45
South East England
£40
£45
£55
South West England
£40
£45
£50
West Midlands
£35
£40
£50
Yorkshire and the Humber
£35
£40
£45

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4.94/5.00

based on 31,330 reviews

The average rating for Bark Massage Therapists is 4.94, based on 31,330 reviews.

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