In response to Covid-19 & the reopening of our studio:
In an effort to reduce the spread of the Coronavirus, our massage therapy team has decided to remain temporarily closed until further notice.
We hope to be rendering massage therapy services by the end of July or early August, dependent upon the pandemic data for King County. It has been difficult to determine a specific re-opening date considering information can change daily and the safety of our community is of utmost importance to us. We are committed to keeping our clients and staff as healthy as possible, while considering everyone’s individual needs and circumstances. We are very aware of the demand for massage therapy at this time, however, we are also very aware of the rise and consistency of Coronavirus cases within our community. If you have an urgent medical need for massage therapy, please do not hesitate to reach out to us and we can determine whether or not we will be able to accommodate your situation.
We want to continue to be a business that is transparent and keep you informed on where we stand when making these tough decisions. There has been a great deal of the pressure to resume business as usual because of the other businesses opening around us but we hope that you can recognize that we do not have any agenda, other than to care for your health and wellness at all times. We take into account that the majority of these businesses do not have the same working conditions as a massage therapist who renders a service consistently within a 6 feet distance, for a minimum of an hour per service, all while being in an enclosed space. Additionally, we recognize that massage therapy services are and will continue to open up in our area despite these same circumstances, however, we believe as massage therapists we have a professional standard code of ethics to follow - which includes a commitment to the highest quality of care by maintaining a healthy and safe therapeutic environment. We are thankful to be a small business that can come together and make these decisions as a team, rather than a corporate setting, where there is the potential to be put in a situation where we may or may not be comfortable and/or feel morally conflicted with the direction given on how to move forward in a developing pandemic situation. Massage therapy is a profession built on the idea of trust. Trust in you, as our clients and your trust in us, as professionals are vital and these ethical standards are at the center of creating and building that trust. We want to encourage everyone to continue to follow state guidelines like social distancing when possible and to stay home to stay healthy if/or when you have the opportunity. We want to continue to be strong advocates for wellness and believe it is our social responsibility to continue to support our hard-working healthcare professionals and keep everyone in our city in good health.
For assistance, we recommend emailing us directly at firstname.lastname@example.org- Wait times may be longer than normal, so we appreciate your patience.
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Be Well, Annette Schneider Business Manager Published: Friday, June 26th 2020
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