Qualifications-Training and experience of therapists vary. Some states require licensing of Massage Therapists such as New York and California. Checking your therapists credentials is suggested.
Gender-The gender of your Massage Therapist is mainly a matter of personal preference. Your Massage Therapist should be somebody who makes you feel comfortable and who you could relax by.
Approach or style-Many Massage Therapists use eclectic approach to their work, combining several different styles. The two most common general styles include Swedish and Oriental bodywork styles such as Shiatsu and accupressure. Talk to your Massage Therappist to find out if his or her style is suitable to your needs.