Add-Ons to Take Your Massage to the Next Level

Summary: There are various add-ons you can get at the spa to make your next massage more enjoyable and worthwhile.

It is easy to get caught up in your daily routines. Some people fall into the routine of waking up, going to work, heading home, and then getting ready to sleep, only to do the same thing the next day. Even if you thoroughly enjoy the work that you do, it is still entirely possible to start to feel overwhelmed, stressed, and exhausted.

A standard massage usually involves rubbing and putting pressure on different muscles to reduce tension and tightness. A massage can be great for anyone, from professional athletes to people who are looking for a way to relax their body and mind. If you regularly get massages and are looking for ways to take your massage to the next level, then you should look into some different add-ons that can really enhance the therapeutic experience.

Hot Stones

You have probably seen photos or videos online of people having hot stones placed on their body. While having stones that are up to 145 degrees Fahrenheit put on your skin sounds painful, this could be just what you need. The stones could be placed on your back, face, stomach, or feet. Hot stones have been used to help relieve muscle pain by increasing blood flow to the area where the stone has been placed.


Aromatherapy involves adding essential oils to the massage oil that is being applied to the patient’s body. By using different scents a masseuse can help reduce your anxiety, make you more energetic, increase the quality of your sleep, and enhance your cognitive abilities.