60- or 90-Minute Swedish or Hot-Stone Massages at Touch of Mahogany (Up to 61% Off)

San Rafael

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Massage oils don't just reduce friction, they're also absorbed into your skin so that your bones smell nice. Soak up the benefits with this Groupon.

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  • $39 for a 60-minute Swedish or hot-stone massage ($90 value)
  • $49 for a 90-minute Swedish or hot-stone massage ($125 value)

    Hot-Stone Massage: Volcanic Relaxation

The hot stones used during massage aren't just for a warm sensation—they actually make muscles more pliable. Check out Groupon's guide to the theories behind hot-stone massage.

For a hot-stone massage, basalt stones are first heated to temperatures in excess of 1,300 degrees. This is long before the massage begins, of course, when basaltic magma is still trapped beneath the earth’s surface. After it erupts, the rivers of lava rapidly cool, then finally harden into finely textured volcanic stones. It’s with about a dozen such stones that therapists heighten the healing powers of their massages. The stones are dense and rich in iron, making them excellent retainers of heat and an important part of a balanced ogre diet. When a massage therapist heats a polished specimen to about 120 degrees, the stone disperses that warmth slowly as it is rubbed against tense muscles. The rocks obtain their uniform level of heat through a special temperature-controlled water bath. Hot-stone therapists’ emphasis on safety also means that the familiar image of a model lying face down with a line of dark stones running down her spine is not very representative of the typical hot-stone massage—in fact, whenever the stones are resting on the body, they’ll generally be placed atop a sheet or other draping material to ensure that skin doesn’t become uncomfortably hot.

Beyond this standard protocol, different therapists have their own techniques—some apply oil for a smoother massage, while others may place stones in the palms of the hands or even between toes. Regardless of the therapist's approach, though, the stones pass more heat along to tense muscles than is possible through bare hands, which increases blood flow to the area and helps injuries speedily recover. Therapists may take advantage of muscles’ heat-induced pliability to work with deeper pressure, getting at trigger points or extra-tight areas hiding beneath the body’s protective wax coating.


Tips from Groupon Customers

  • “I was pleasantly surprised this morning. I went in for a 90 minute massage and came out a VERY, VERY happy man. I had Mahogany Murphy as my masseuse ,she has some...”

    “I was pleasantly surprised this morning. I went in for a 90 minute massage and came out a VERY, VERY happy man. I had Mahogany Murphy as my masseuse ,she has some great hands and and she knows how to use them. It was one of the best massages I have had. I have signed up for 3 more sessions that is how much I like it here. I would recommend them to everybody.”

  • “Best massage ever!!!”

  • “Great experience! Mahogany really listens to you”


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    San Rafael

    712 D Street

    Suite L

    San Rafael, California 94901

    510-860-8130

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In a Nutshell

Certified massage therapist with 5 years of experience unties tensions with long, gliding strokes or smooth, heated stones

The Fine Print

Expires 90 days after purchase. Appointment required. Limit 1 per person, may buy 1 additional as gift. Limit 1 per visit. Valid only for option purchased. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.

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