Gregory M Bradley Jr
Licensed Massage and Bodywork Therapist

Policies and Procedures

It's our intention to provide our guests with a professional and therapeutic massage.  The following policies and procedures serve as a guide for first-time and regular massage guests of Soul Ascension Bodywork. 

At Soul Ascension Bodywork, we understand that unanticipated events occur in everyone's life.  Unforeseen events such as; car problems, traffic considerations, business meetings, and project deadlines, are just a few reason why one might consider cancelling a massage appointment. 

ARRIVAL TO YOUR MASSAGE:  Please arrive for your appointment 15 minutes prior to the scheduled starting time.  This allow you the time to fill out the appropriate client forms (new clients). change and prepare for the service.  All massages have a specific time schedule and early arrival allows for a relaxed and unhurried experience.  If a late arrival is inevitable, your service (s) may be shortened in order to keep on schedule.  The original treatment time will be charged.  

APPOINTMENT INFORMATION: A credit/debit card is required to reserve all appointments.  Prepayment is required in order to book an appointment.  No shows, appointments cancelled upon arrival, and appointments cancelled within less than an hour of the scheduled appointment time will be charged in full for all services booked.  This is non-refundable.  If you need to reschedule your appointment for a later date, that option is available for cancellations.  All prepayments are non-refundable!  Cancellations must be made and rescheduled minimum 48 business hours prior to your scheduled appointment.  Rescheduled appointment can be made within 14 calendar days from the original appointment date. 

LATE ARRIVAL POLICY: We understand that situations may occur.  Please call us at 980-222-4787 if you're running late. There is a 15 min grace period after start time of scheduled appointment. Any time exceeding 15 mins the appointment will be canceled. Exceeding the 15 min grace period without notification will be marked as a no show.    In order to remain on schedule for all of our clients, we may shorten your service time if you are late to your appointment.   The regular service price will apply. 

INFORMED CONSENT: Prior to each massage session, the treatment plan will be discussed with you.  At your first visit with us you will receive a copy of the massage therapy policies and will be asked to sign the consent stating that you have read the information, understand it, and agree to comply with the professional massage therapy policies and procedures.  Clients who we have not seen for at least a year will be asked to fill out this form. 


  • Massage therapists are licensed professionals and held to the highest standards of the American Massage Therapy Association.
  • Massage Therapy is a profession in which the practitioner applies manual techniques, and may apply adjunctive therapies, with the intention of positively affecting the health and well-being of the client. 
  • Massage Therapists don't diagnose or prescribe for medical conditions nor are they allowed to provide treatment for a specific condition without a doctor's supervision.  The massage therapist is required to refer you for diagnosis and to follow recommendations of your physician. 


  • Massage Therapists are happy to adjust pressure, temperature, musical volume, work on an area longer or move on if you request it. 
  • The client may choose to: leave on as much clothing as needed for comfort, refuse any massage methods, stop massage at any time and is free to leave; the therapy door is never locked. 
  • The client is modestly draped. The only area being massaged will be undraped.  The clients will be informed of the area to be massaged. 


  • Requests for sexual activity will not be tolerated, will be viewed as solicitation, and reported to the proper authorities under the guidelines of the massage therapy policies and procedures. The client will not be rescheduled if this occurs. 
  • The breast and genital area will not be massaged under any circumstances. Also, low back, hip and gluteal area will be massaged only with permission and can be worked through the draping if requested. 
  • Sexual interaction or discussion of any kind between the client and the massage therapist is NEVER appropriate. 
  • Services are not offered to children under the age of 16. Children between the ages 16-18 must have parental consent, parent must be present during the session, and parent must sign parental consent form for treatment before services are rendered.  


  • The discussion between the massage therapist and client is confidential. The client may or may not choose to talk during the massage. 
  • We are happy to listen to your conversation and share our professional expertise. We prefer to not discuss topics of a political, private, or sexual nature. 


  • It is the responsibility of the client to keep the massage therapist informed of any medical treatment currently being taken, and to provide written permission from the physician, chiropractor, physical therapist etc.., that the massage may be continued. 
  • The client must also keep the massage therapist informed of any changes in health conditions.