What is Chair Massage?
Chair massage, also known as on-site seated chair massage, is a brief, stress-reducing massage performed on a client/employee seated in a comfortable, supportive and portable chair. The massage chair is supplied by the practitioner and can be set up and dismantled quickly in almost any location.
Corporate Events, Employee Appreciation, Nurse & Teachers Days, Picnics, Health Fairs, Workshops, Social Events, Bridal & Baby Showers, Parties, Mid Terms and Finals Weeks.
Why Chair Massage at Your Business?
It increases employee effectiveness.
Research reports that massage enhances alertness and helps increase employee productivity.
It enhances work relations. Employees who receive chair massage find the quality of their work relationships improve, both with each other and with customers.It makes a great incentive.
Chair massage is a great way to recognize birthdays or service anniversaries, provide rewards for good attendance or an accident-free period, or give a bonus for achieving goals or completing projects.
It is a wellness program people actually use. Employees take advantage of chair massage because it is convenient, easy to use and, most of all, because it feels good.
It gives employees a tool for controlling their response to stress. When employees can recognize tension and the strain it causes, they can release it before it becomes a problem.
It reduces employee turnover. When employers invest in the well-being of their employees, the return is improved morale, attitude and loyalty.
How You and Your Employees will Benefit
Chair massage in the work place offers the following advantages to the employees:
Reduces muscle tension, a major contributor to chronic pain,
repetitive strain injuries and low back pain.
Provides a complete change of pace so the body and mind can relax and rejuvenate.
Chair Massage for the Workplace
Chair massage lasts from 10 to 25 minutes
Client is fully clothed and massage is applied directly through clothing
No oils are used
A ten minute “stress buster” relieves tension
Addresses tension primarily in the upper body (back, neck, shoulders, scalp, arms and hands), but creates a sense of well-being throughout the body
Leaves employees feeling relaxed, refreshed and ready to return to work.
Is given by massage practitioner professionally trained in effective,
safe seated massage techniques.
It’s Easy to Set Up and Run
Designate a coordinator. He or she will help manage logistics, announcements and scheduling.
Identify a location. A suitable space can be conference room, break room or deskside.
Give it a try! Set up a one-time trail event such as wellness program kick off,
health fair or employee appreciation day.
Encourage employees to use it.
Make sure they know you support the program.
Use it yourself and encourage your managers to do the same.
There is no up-front investment in equipment or facilities.
Chair massage is flexible enough to schedule in to the workday without interrupting work flow.
Chair massage is one of the most affordable wellness programs available.
Chair massage lowers health care costs.
Experts say up to half of all illnesses are induced by stress.
Some of my Chair Massage Clients Include:
Andesa Services, Inc.
Klunk & Milan
L.V. Childerns Academy
Active Learning Center
Rodale Press, Emmaus
Dream Come True
Cedar Crest College
Pool Trust, Allentown
Mothers of Twins Association of PA.
Ask me how you can set up Chair Massage at your office.