Isn't the point of a massage to feel relaxed . . . and NOT feel like you might be axe murdered at any moment?
Apparently, the hottest new trend in massage is . . . MEAT CLEAVER MASSAGES.
That's where you lie down and a masseuse whacks your back with two dull meat cleavers over and over. Apparently it feels good and there's some spiritual "energy" stuff involved in the process.
You have a towel over you, so it's not blade-on-skin, and the cleavers are dull . . . but STILL.
The massages have been popular in Taiwan for quite a while, but lately, they've been popping up all over the world. The most popular spot for these massages in Taiwan says they've never had a client injured in their 40-year history.