healing path massage
Changes to Session Procedures
While COVID-19 is present in the community, these changes will be in effect for the safety of our staff and customers.
Friends and family of the client are not allowed to wait in the reception area while the client receives a massage, unless they are that client's legal guardian.
Both the practitioner and client must wear a mask during the session. The client must also wear a face mask from the time they enter to the time they leave the facility.
The CDC suggests that COVID-19 infected respiratory droplets can be dispersed when people talk. For this reason, talking is limited to communication about pressure, warmth, and comfort while in the session room.
Intra-oral or nasal massage is prohibited at this time because it increases the risk of COVID-19 exposure.
Because a face mask is worn for the duration of the massage, safe face massage is not possible and therefore prohibited at this time.
Practitioners should disinfect their hands directly after handling client payment materials such as credit cards, cash, and receipts as these surfaces may be contaminated.
We request that the clients sanitize their hands with an alcohol-based hand sanitizer directly before they leave the session room, and also before they pass through common areas of the facility.
Massage therapy is one way on the path to better health. It helps ease the effects of life’s stresses, be it physical, mental or spiritual. We believe the whole person benefits from massage therapy.
Each Therapist has their own style of practice and each client is unique as well. We customize your massage to your needs, based on your health history and our review with you.
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What are your rates?
Our rates vary based on the service you are interested in. All of our rates are on our located on our "Services & Therapies" page and can be found under each individual service. Our rates range from $20-100 based on the time and type of service.
What services do you offer?
Each massage is specifically crafted for each of our clients—from light pressure to deep tissue. We offer Swedish, deep tissue, sport, Reiki, Shiatsu, chair massage, couples massage, and more. We offer an extensive variety of massage techniques, which address your specific needs to help you feel better. Massage therapists have extensive training which includes massage technique, anatomy and physiology, and knowledge of when and when not to massage. In addition, most of our massage therapists have advanced training in one or more specialized types of massage. Your massage therapist will be happy to answer any questions.
How do I contact you?
Please contact us through this website or call 518-374-8654 and leave a message of your best date and times along with your phone number, and we will get back to you promptly to schedule your well-deserved massage.
Are you licensed?
Yes! All of our massage therapists are NYS licensed massage therapists (NYS LMT) practicing as independent contractors.
Why choose Healing Path Massage?
We have a great crew. Established in 2001 in downtown Schenectady, we pride ourselves on our work standards. The relaxing and effective massage techniques are effective and at a low price! At Healing Path Massage, we can assist you with healing and rejuvenation that you will feel from the moment we cross paths.
What payment methods do you accept?
We accept cash or checks mainly. We also have a pay pal account at www.healingpathmassage.com A few of our LMT’s also have Venmo. Please inquire with your LMT.
Where are you located?
We are located at 670 Franklin Street, Suite 202, Schenectady NY 12305. We are conveniently located near City Hall, Proctors and Union College.
How long does a session typically last?
A session can typically last from 20 minutes to 90 minutes, depending on the service. During stressful times, it’s natural to expend a great deal of mental energy. High levels of stress often short-circuit our bodies’ natural healing response.
What should I do if I have a health condition?
If you have a health condition of any kind, let your therapist know on your initial health history form and they will take the proper precautions to assist you and make you as comfortable as possible during your massage. Speak up if you feel too hot or cold, feel uncomfortable, are in pain, have questions, or forgot to mention any health issues during the initial health history form, or if something changes by your next massage.
Where can I see each therapist's certifications before I book a massage?
Each therapist has their bio and certifications listed under, "Therapists." All of our therapists are fully NYS licensed and experienced professionals with a range of specialties and focuses.
How do I cancel an appointment?
If need be, your appointment can be canceled directly with the LMT that you are scheduled with. We do have a 24hour cancellation policy. If you come on with a cold or condition, please reschedule your appointment and the 24hour policy will be void. Thank you.
What is your availability?
We have Monday through Sunday hours. Please call (518) 374-8654 leave a message, we will get back to your promptly.
Do you sell gift certificates?
Yes! We do sell gift certificates. Gift certificates can be purchased via pay pal on the website, or call.
If I am sick with the flu or cold (or other), should I still come to my session?
No, thank you. If you are still in the early stages of sickness, please do not come into a session. Please call our number to cancel or reschedule your session and let your massage therapist know your situation to have your session re-scheduled.
Should I talk during my session?
You can talk during your session if it makes you comfortable. It is also okay to not speak if you are more comfortable not speaking. You will be in a calm and relaxing atmosphere, so it is up to you to do what makes you as comfortable as possible.