Shiatsu Massage in Albany

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Although Andrea McCullough is a relative newcomer to the profession of massage therapy, she has been leading a life focused on mind-body connection since childhood. Formal dance lessons and dance meditation have taught her the importance of being present in your own body, which she relates to creating comfort and relaxation during massage therapy.

426 Northwest 4th Street
Corvallis,
OR
US

Signature Service: Massage and Detoxifying Steam Bath

Established: 2013

Reservations/Appointments: Required

Handicap Accessible: Yes

Staff Size: 1 person

Parking: Free street parking

Minimum Age Requirement: 18

Q&A with Kristi Shapla, Owner

People go to spas to forget about the outside world. How does your decor help create an atmosphere where visitors can unwind?

Draped with exotic textiles, 20-foot ceilings, and an exposed brick wall, my clinic has an Old World charm that is also uncluttered and clean.

Do you use any products or brands you're particularly proud of? What makes them uniquely effective?

My products are all handmade and organic. Putting my extensive herbal knowledge to use, I formulate each oil, steam, and powder to meet my clients' specific needs.

How did you get started in the beauty industry? Did you have an "ah-ha" moment in life?

I began my career as a clinical herbalist. I wanted to offer my services to a wider audience, so I became a licensed massage therapist (#20414). My knowledge of Chinese medicine deepens what I am able to achieve through massage.

2744 12th Street Southeast
Salem,
OR
US

As a teenager, Brad Hogle suffered from many health problems?from pounding headaches and chronic vertigo to weak ligaments, he was rarely comfortable. After visiting numerous doctors' offices and seeing little improvement, his lifelong interest in martial arts led him to research Eastern therapies. With this knowledge, he developed a set of daily stretches and exercises that helped him overcome his ailments. A new believer in the potency of alternative healing practices, Brad then went on to become a licensed massage therapist and open Vibe Shiatsu in 2011.

All of his treatments begin with an assessment that involves closely examining each client. By noticing the way a person breathes, as well as their arm, leg and spine movements, Hogle is able to predict the best way to release large amounts of tension. Alternatively, an assessment may also show him where to direct his focus, so that he may help heal an overlooked area. To complement Hogle's massage therapy, Vibe Shiatsu's decor exudes a professional-yet-peaceful aura, where sleek off-white walls bear photography by one of Brad's friends and finger paintings by big-name CEOs.

147 Commercial St NE
Salem,
OR
US

Eugene Wellness Center is a place for healing. The studio is home to any number of holistic therapies, including chiropractic treatments, massages, whole-body vibration, and aromatherapy. Complementing all of these is a team of experts eager to teach about the nutritional supplements that support healthy living. Drop by for a detoxifying infrared sauna session, which assists with weight loss and boosts metabolism, or try a deep-tissue massage designed to relieve chronic aches.

1551 Oak St
Eugene,
OR
US

Licensed massage therapist Karen McAlpine specializes in a unique form of barefoot massage known as ashiatsu. With the aid of oil and two support bars above the treatment table, she applies deep pressure to the dense muscles of the back and shoulders using the balls of her feet, heels, and toes. She also offers traditional Swedish massage, hot-stone massage, and other luxurious spa treatments.

4222 Commerce Street
Eugene,
OR
US

Licensed massage therapist Mike Pooler targets stress, pain, and tension during every massage he administers. His therapeutic methods combine pain-relieving and calming techniques, leaving clients relaxed in their body and mind.

3575 Donald Street
Eugene,
OR
US