We may be a bit biased, but we think the gift of massage makes for one of the best gifts you can give during the holiday season. Our bias aside, there are a few reasons to back up why we feel this way.

  • A massage helps the receiver to relax—and indulge a little

Many people forget to indulge in a little self-care beyond your average hygiene routine. From exhausted moms to busy professionals, anyone can fall behind on the self-care and feel more stressed out than normal. Massages are scientifically proven to be beneficial in an array of ways. From the mental benefits of self-indulgence to the multifaceted ways to relax—physically, mentally, emotionally—a massage provides it all. When a massage is gifted, the “guilt” associated with even the smallest of indulgences isn’t present and using the certificate to do something for themselves will make the receiver thrilled.

  • A gift certificate for a massage can be redeemed anytime—on their schedule

The receiver is more likely to make the time to use the gift certificate, but they also won’t feel pressured to use the gift—like remembering to wear a shirt you got them while you are around. Remembering to use gifts in front of the gifter can add unnecessary pressure to the receiver—on top of their already busy life. By giving a massage gift certificate, you place the fun and relaxation in the receiver’s hands—and on their terms.

  • A massage can be very therapeutic and beneficial physically, emotionally, and psychologically

Massages have proven to help those who get one to relax and in ways they never thought possible. Massages work the stress and tightness out of the muscles while also allowing our minds to relax and our thoughts to decompress. Who wouldn’t want to receive such a therapeutic treatment, or be the giver of such an experience? Read more about the Health Benefits Of Getting A Massage.

  • A massage gift certificate is appropriate to give to anyone

You can give a massage to nearly anyone and for any reason and will seem like you put a lot of thought an effort into the gift! You can gift your child’s teacher, your spouse, your adult child, a coworker, Secret Santa recipient, or your mother-in-law. It’s a gift guaranteed to please and appropriate to give in any situation. Not sure how to present it? Here are some tips.

Brandon Essentials Spa allows a giver to purchase gift certificates for a number of services we offer. Select a massage for 50 to 120 minutes or a combination of services to gift the perfect spa day. Not sure which type of massage might be best for your gift recipient? Check out What Each Essentials Massage Is Best For.