POLICIES

PROMOTIONS, GIFT CARDS, &SPECIAL OFFERS
I love to be able to offer discounts and promotions to my clients. I do this as a way to thank all of the people who have made it possible for me to do what I love for this many years.
ttTHERAPY has always had a no-expiration policy for unused massages.
To allow for this flexibility, there are policies I need to ask clients to abide by.
– Please book your session at least three days ahead of time.
– Please make it clear that you are booking a discounted massage; you might check the wrong box when scheduling your session, but that won’t be the end of the world. If you please always add a notation to your booking then it will help me out. We will both be on the same page, and all will be well.

TIMING:

Please arrive 5-10 minutes prior to your scheduled massage time.  Arriving earlier may be cutting into another client’s session, which isn’t very nice and I am sure you would appreciate the same respect from others.

 

LATE ARRIVALS:

I want to offer all of my clients the full time that they have booked.  However, when clients arrive late for a massage, adjustments must be made.  Please contact me by phone or email if you know you will be arriving late.  Also, understand that I have other clients booked throughout the day.  Therefore, I must finish each massage session as scheduled, to allow time to prepare for other sessions.

 

NO SHOW CLIENTS:

If a client does not contact me prior to their session to alert me of the fact that they are running late, I will have to assume that the client is not going to arrive for their session.  At 15 minutes past the scheduled massage start time, I reserve the right to shut down the studio and/or schedule other clients in the remaining time.PLEASE CONTACT ME IF YOU KNOW YOU WILL BE LATE FOR YOUR SESSION.

ETHICS / DRAPING POLICIES:

Basic draping is required for all massage sessions.  For a full list of the code of ethics I abide by, please visit amtamassage.org

 

CANCELLATIONS:

Clients who do not arrive for a scheduled session, and have given no notice, will be charged the full price of the massage and will be asked to pay in advance when scheduling in the future.  I ask that all clients give at least 24 hours notice when canceling / rescheduling a massage.  Any client who cancels a massage less than 24 hours prior to their scheduled time slot will be asked to pay for the session.

I do not charge my clients when cancelation is necessary due to illness, family emergencies or extenuating circumstances that are beyond their control.  Please do me the courtesy of giving 12 hours notice when canceling. Beyond 12 hours, I may have to charge you up to 75% of the service fee.  Work conflicts may arise at the last minute, but cannot be considered an emergency. If you do feel ill, listen to your body. It is alway honest with us; but sometimes we convince ourselves that our body is wrong. When you feel sick, chances are, you ARE.

*It means a great deal to me if you DO cancel your session and avoid exposing me to the same illness you have.  A sick massage therapist is an out-of-work massage therapist.  You are not only showing respect and kindness to me, but all of my other clients as well.  Rest, hydrate, and try to come for a cleansing massage just as you have gotten over your illness. The session will greatly assist the body in the removal of lingering bacteria and overall “icky stuff” – yes, that is the scientific term… ok it isn’t.

 

GENERAL POLICIES ; APPLY TO ALL CLIENTS
*please see additional pages for policies regarding special purchase items*
*A day, when referred to, means one business day. My business days are Monday – Saturday. Please keep this in mind for scheduling and cancellation policies.*

TIMING:
Please arrive 5-10 minutes prior to your scheduled massage time. Arriving earlier may be cutting into another client’s session, which isn’t very nice and I am sure you would appreciate the same respect from others.

LATE ARRIVALS:
I want to offer all of my clients the full time that they have booked. However, when clients arrive late for a massage, adjustments must be made. Please contact me by phone or email if you know you will be arriving late. Also, understand that I have other clients booked throughout the day. Therefore, I must finish each massage session as scheduled, to prepare for other sessions.

NO SHOW CLIENTS:
If a client does not contact me prior to their session to alert me of the fact that they are running late, I will have to assume that the client is not going to arrive for their session. At 15 minutes past the scheduled massage start time, I reserve the right to shut down the studio and/or schedule other clients in the remaining time.
PLEASE CONTACT ME IF YOU KNOW YOU WILL BE LATE FOR A SESSION.

ETHICS / DRAPING POLICIES:
Basic draping is required for all massage sessions. For a full list of the code of ethics I abide by, please visit amtamassage.org

CANCELLATIONS:
Clients who do not arrive for a scheduled session, and have given no notice, will be charged the full price of the massage and will be asked to pay in advance when scheduling in the future. I ask that all clients give at least 24 hours notice, or one business day, when canceling / rescheduling a massage. Any client who cancels a massage less than 24 hours prior to their scheduled time slot will be asked to pay for the session.
I do not charge my clients when cancelation is necessary due to illness, family emergencies or extenuating circumstances that are beyond their control. Please do me the courtesy of giving 12 hours notice when canceling. Beyond 12 hours, I may have to charge you up to 75% of the service fee. Work conflicts that may arise at the last minute are not considered an emergency situation. If you do feel ill, listen to your body. It is alway honest with us; but sometimes we convince ourselves that our body is wrong. When you feel sick, chances are, you ARE.
*It means a great deal to me if you DO cancel your session and avoid exposing me to the same illness you have. A sick massage therapist is an out-of-work massage therapist. So, you are not only showing respect and kindness to me, but all of my other clients as well. Rest, hydrate, and try to come for a cleansing massage just as you have gotten over your illness. The session will greatly assist the body in the removal of lingering bacteria and overall “icky stuff” – yes, that is the scientific term… ok it isn’t.

PRICING ADJUSTMENTS:
I reserve the right to alter pricing as I feel it is necessary. Offering a discount to a client if the timing of their massage was altered slightly or if a pop-up construction project outside my door (it’s happened …) changes the peaceful experience I hope for each of my clients to have is something I am glad I have the power to do. I try to let all of my clients know how much I value your patronage.
Each situation is its own, and I make decisions according to the circumstances of that situation. Policies that are found here, in writing, are not to be challenged because of a discount someone heard that I may have given to another client’s mother’s friend. I must ask that you abide by policies on cancellations, and late arrivals, etc.
Thank you for respecting all policies.
REFUNDS:
Whenever possible, I try to avoid any sort of refund; not because I am greedy an don’t like giving money back
but because I want to try and work through any issue that may arise to reach a conclusion in which you resolve the physical problems that first brought you to see me. This may even include me transferring funds to another type of therapistwho is better suited to address your needs.
That being said, there are some policies I must have in place. If we decide that a refund will be issued, please allow 30 days and 60 day at most to receive a check.
Refunds are not issued for Massage Packages. If you purchase a package, it is understood that you have been to see me and are happy with my massage style. By taking advantage of the discounted pricing, you make a commitment to redeem all massages. Extreme situations will, of course, be discussed and a fair outcome decided upon.