It is perfect for the client that prefers a light to medium pressure and is more than content with 15 minutes of work to each quadrant. Similarly, and frankly, it may be just the right amount of time for the client with less body surface area (i.e. children and clients with a petite frame).
Additionally, it may be a more tolerable and beneficial duration for the client with an anatomy-specific acute pain syndrome where a more focused treatment and, perhaps, firmer pressure and/or more intricate techniques are required.
These time-frames are perfect for the client that prefers a more in-depth session that includes varying pressures and massage modalities. This client is enabled to receive an individualized, therapeutic, & relaxing experience.
It may sound elementary, but if you are a client that may have difficulty feeling at ease in different surroundings or an inability to immediately “turn off” internal chatter–a Little-Bit-Longer Session may be just the ticket to help overcome these entirely normal phenomena.
Additionally, for clients with a larger body surface area, more time may be needed in order to receive the massage experience that your body’s tissues deserve.
And lastly, if you often find that a 50-60 minute session leaves you feeling underwhelmed, ultimately rushed, and disappointed–you definitely could benefit from more time.