A massage releases stress more peacefully than primal-scream therapy and more discreetly than a highly televised bulldozer rampage. Find an appropriate outlet with this Groupon.
$39 for a 60-Minute Hot-Stone Massage with Aromatherapy ($85 Value)
The studio’s certified practitioner applies heated basalt stones to tense muscles, rendering them more susceptible to her gentle Swedish strokes. Soothing aromatherapy oils promote further relaxation.
Lava Massage Studio
Lava Massage Studio owner Laura Pacanin helms a team of licensed massage therapists, all of whom share her belief in massage’s unique ability to relieve stress and stimulate the body's natural healing processes. At sessions held in your home or in one of the studio’s private rooms, the therapists draw on their knowledge of Eastern and Western healing modalities to dissipate buildups of tension. Their signature Thai massages incorporate elements of yoga and acupuncture to balance the body’s out-of-whack energies; hot-stone massages take it a step further, combining Thai strokes with the soothing warmth of heated basalt stones. Among the modalities more commonly seen in a Western spa, sports massages help the body recover from injuries incurred while slam-dunking or arm-wrestling with the opposing team’s mascot.
Laura and her crew supplement their bodywork treatments with add-ons such as exfoliating foot scrubs and migraine therapy. After your appointment, visit the studio’s shop to stock up on unconventional beauty products such as goat's-milk soap and housemade sugar scrubs.