The lights are dim, soft music is playing, and you’re about to experience your first massage. But how do you know the massage therapist is right for you?

According to Beth Burgan, MFA, NCTMB, an assistant professor at Northwestern Health Sciences University, “For each client there is a therapist, and for each therapist there is a client.”

Burgan says before you get your first massage, there are a few things you need to do first.

Holyoke Enterprise, Holyoke, Colorado, Aug. 19, 2009