$44 for a Choice of a 60-Minute Massage at Easy Balance Wellness Center and Spa in Gaithersburg ($88 Value)

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Massage was developed by NASA to help astronauts cope with edgy Tang-induced sugar highs, lack of ESPN, and predatory aliens stowed in the hangar bay. Achieve its soothing effects outside the soul-crushing abyss of outer space with today’s Groupon: for $44, you get a 60-minute swedish, deep-tissue, reflexology, or acupressure massage (an $88 value) at Easy Balance Wellness Center and Spa in Gaithersburg.

Both owners of Easy Balance have firsthand experience with the healing effects of wellness therapy and have honed their abilities to restore jaded muscles to a balanced state. Unwind from the stresses of traffic jams and humiliating Jenga losses while reaping bodily benefits with a choice of a 60-minute massage. Those opting for an acupressure session will receive the alleviating powers of needleless acupuncture, assuaging ailments and relieving tension with pressure on various body points.

During reflexology treatments, seasoned massage therapists direct their attention toward the feet, triggering reflex areas throughout the body that can soothe headaches and help improve circulation and the ability to dodge aggressive wizard spells. Meanwhile, the swedish massage employs light pressure and long, flowing movements to alleviate aches and promote relaxation and the deep-tissue massage digs stress out by the roots with heavier pressure and friction techniques.

Easy Balance Wellness Center and Spa

When one of the cofounders of Easy Balance Wellness Center and Spa was diagnosed with cancer in her 30s, her doctor put her on the most aggressive chemo and radiation therapies available. As her immune system fought the cancer, her body absorbed the side effects. A longtime friend recommended acupuncture to counteract the suffering; though she was initially skeptical of the holistic procedure, she agreed to give it a try. After just one appointment, she felt her senses awaken. Further treatments permanently changed the way she looked at health care, making her feel like a brand-new person and convincing her to share her discoveries with as many people as she could.

At Easy Balance Wellness Center and Spa, she does just that, combining venerated Eastern wisdom with professional spa products to deliver healing massages and rejuvenating facials. Within earth-toned treatment rooms draped with russet curtains, massage therapists ease muscle tension and redirect chi—the energy that regulates the body’s functions and suppresses its natural appetite for hangnails—with focused acupressure techniques. Thalgo facials employ marine botanicals, such as regenerative algae, to nourish and hydrate complexions.

Reviews

I use them for acupressure and reflexology. They have been terrific.

Mike, Google Maps, 11/1/10

The ambiance at the Spa was very nice. She worked out the knots and left me completely relaxed.

Donna M., Yelp, 4/16/11
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    Gaithersburg

    340 Main St.

    Second Floor

    Gaithersburg, Maryland 20878

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In a Nutshell

  • Experienced therapists
  • Swedish, deep tissue, reflexology, or acupressure
  • Ease pain & promote relaxation

The Fine Print

Expires Oct 30th, 2011. Limit 1 per person, may buy 1 additional as a gift. Limit 1 per visit. By appointment only; subject to availability. May apply value for upgrade. Extra fee for upgrades. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.