Massage in California

60-Minute Deep-Tissue Massage from Joey Kirkpatrick, LMT (55% Off)

Joey Kirkpatrick, Lmt

San Diego

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$80 $36

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90-Minute Raindrop Massage or $89 Spa Gift Card at Touch to Heal Massage Therapy (Up to 48% Off)

Touch To Heal Spa

San Jose

Massage therapists drip nine essential oils onto the spine before massaging them into the back to reduce inflammation & boost immune system

$189 $99

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$5 Buys You a Coupon for $20 Off New Clients' First Session at Chloe La Bare

Chloe La Bare

Central North San Francisco

For $5, receive a coupon for $20 off new clients’ first session

$20 $5

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Deep-Tissue Massage or Cellulite Elimination Massage at Relax & Rejuvenate Massage Therapy (Up to 56% Off)

Relax & Rejuvenate Massage Therapy

Central Fresno

Massage therapist Satchmo Gonzales targets aches and areas of tension using customized bodywork techniques

$80 $35

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50- or 80-Minute Pure Relaxation Massage or Three 25-Minute Massages at Spa LaLe (Up to 45% Off)

Spa LaLe

Southwestern Sacramento

Full-body Swedish relaxation massage or 25-minute anti-tension massages for the neck, back, and shoulders; includes sauna and hot tub access

$75 $49

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Indoor or Outdoor Deep-Tissue Couples Massage with Complementary Champagne and Chocolate (Up to 58% Off)

La Dolce Vita Spa

Downtown Long Beach

Couples relax with deep-tissue massages, which ease muscular tension, while they snack on chocolate truffles and sip complementary champagne

$295 $125

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$5 Buys You a Coupon for 25% Off Services at Roots of Touch

Roots of Touch

Oakland

For $5, receive a coupon for 25% off services

$5

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A 60-Minute Deep-Tissue Massage at Simply Divine Medical Spa (50% Off)

Simply Divine Medical Spa

Downtown Bakersfield

From the merchant: Susy combines both deep tissue and sports massage to get those tight achy muscle stretched out and loosened up.

$70 $35

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One or Three One-Hour Therapeutic Massages at WooRee Alternative Medical Group (Up to 51% Off)

WooRee Alternative Medical Group

Northwest Anaheim

Versatile therapists customize each massage with techniques such as cupping therapy, deep-tissue methods, and meridian massage

$60 $35

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$29 for a One-Hour Massage and Pain Consultation at New Health Centers ($164 Value)

New Health Centers

Multiple Locations

Experienced practitioners enlist techniques to uncover sources of pain before gently massaging away aches and stress!

$164 $29

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One or Two 60-Minute Swedish Massages from Velma Coontz Massage Therapy (Up to 55% Off)

Velma Coontz Massage Therapy

Magnolia Center

Licensed massage therapist relieves pain and stress with soothing Swedish massages

$65 $31

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One or Three 60-Minute Integrated Massages at Queenie’s Alpha & Omega Massage (Up to $ma Off)

Queenie’s Alpha & Omega Massage

Pacific

Certified massage therapist’s signature service incorporates elements from modalities such as shiatsu, deep tissue, Swedish, and hot-stone

$75 $40

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$15 for 10 Whole-Body-Vibration Sessions at Warm Springs Chiropractic ($30 Value)

Warm Springs Chiropractic

Fremont

Clients stand on an oscillating platform for 10 minutes as it vibrates and engages 97% of the body's muscle groups

$30 $15

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One, Two, or Three 60-Minute Massages at OC Back & Body Doctors (Up to 57% Off)

OC Back & Body Doctors

Irvine Business Complex

Licensed massage therapists help their clients overcome pain and soreness or help create an inner calm in 60-minute sessions

$90 $45

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Massage Packages at Inland Chiropractic Healthcare Clinic (Up to 55% Off). Two Options Available.

Inland Chiropractic Healthcare Clinic

San Bernardino

Massage therapists help rid body of pain and stress during massages; sauna visits aid in relaxation

$50 $25

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30- or 45-Minute Deep-Tissue Massage Package from The Deep Tissue Specialist (Up to 46% Off)

The Deep Tissue Specialist

Modesto

Massage therapist relieves clients’ lower-layer muscle aches with deep-tissue, trigger point, and PnF stretching techniques

$65 $35

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Massage Package or Neck and Shoulder Massage at Happy Feet – Massage, Nail & Skincare (Up to 44% Off)

Happy Feet – Massage, Nail & Skincare

Multiple Locations

Neck and shoulder massage releases tension; full-body massage includes reflexology and a cinnamon foot soak

$45 $25

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One-Hour Deep-Tissue Massages at Deep Tissue Massage by Dawn (Up to 58% Off)

Deep Tissue Massage by Dawn

Deep Tissue Massage by Dawn

Massage therapist delivers firm, heavy kneads to muscles, relaxing tension and melting muscle knots

$70 $35

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$43 for $85 Worth of Services at Massage Pros

Massage Pros

Saugus

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$85 $43

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Chiropractic Consultation with Two Adjustments, or a 60-Minute Massage at Harbor Spine & Wellness Center (Up to 59% Off)

Harbor Spine & Wellness Center

Garden Grove

A chiropractor targets and treats trouble spots with tailored adjustments; a massage therapist methodically pushes and pulls soft tissue

$80 $39

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30-, 50-, or 80-Minute Spa-Day Massage Packages at ME SPA (Up to 47% Off)

ME SPA

Santa Rosa

Guests wind down in terry cloth robes before therapists ease tensions with a massage, warm oil hydration, and ME bath cream

$103 $59

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One or Three 60-Minute Hot-Stone Massages with Aromatherapy at Relax House Massage (Up to 68% Off)

Relax House Massage

Valley Village

Skilled therapists quell tension in hot-stone massages; ideal healthy gift for loved ones

$115 $39

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A 75-Minute Thai Massage at Andaman Institute of Massage (49% Off)

Andaman Massage

Oceanside

Thai massage is more energizing and rigorous than the classic forms of massage; like yoga without the work

$99 $50

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Massage for One or Two or 30-Minute Massage and 30-Minute Facial at Serenity Wellness Spa (Up to 51% Off)

Serenity Wellness Spa

Rancho Cucamonga

Therapists use multiple massage techniques, acupressure, and more; facial pH balances skin by integrating a deep cleanse with hydrating mask

$100 $49

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$29 for a 30-Minute Body Massage and 30-Minute Foot-Reflexology Treatment at New Happy Day Spa ($58 Value)

New Happy Day Spa

New Happy Day Spa

Body massage prefaces a reflexology session that relaxes tired feet with a soak infused with traditional Chinese herbs

$58 $29

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$69 for Spa Day With Anti-Aging Eye Treatment and Facial or Massage at Ella Blue Beauty (Up to $166 Value)

Ella Blue Beauty

Elk Grove

Clients receive a range of pampering spa treatments, including a soothing green-tea mask and a relaxing facial or massage

$166 $69

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$39 for a 60-Minute Combination Massage at Grand Therapeutic Sport & Massage Center ($80 Value)

Grand Therapeutic Sport & Massage Center

Corona

Massage therapist with more than 15 years of experience blends therapeutic techniques for a healing experience

$80 $39

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$34 for One Swedish Massage at Back Pain, Neck Pain & Headache Relief Center ($59 Value)

Back Pain, Neck Pain & Headache Relief Center

Salinas

Long, flowing Swedish strokes manipulate surface-level and deeper tissues to boost circulation and promote relaxation

$59 $34

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$38 for a 60-Minute Deep-Muscles Therapy Massage at Wellness & Therapeutic Spa ($76 Value)

Wellness & Therapeutic Spa

Olde Torrance Neighborhood

Full-body massage employs heating and cooling to relieve pain in deep muscle layers

$76 $38

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60-Minute Swedish, Deep-Tissue, Sports, or Hot-Stone Massage at Mission Massage Therapy Center (Up to 63% Off)

Mission Massage Therapy Center

Mission - Garin

Certified massage therapists perform a variety of massage techniques catered to each client's aches and pains

$88 $33

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$48 for a One-Hour Swedish or Deep-Tissue Massage at Palace Herbal Spa ($64 Value)

Palace Herbal Spa

Multiple Locations

Gentle Swedish strokes or intense deep-tissue pressure relieve pain and stress at a spa with heavy Asian influences

$64 $48

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One or Three 70-Minute Full-Body Acupressure Massages at The Amma Station (Up to 61% Off)

The Amma Station

Sunnyvale

Massage therapist stretches muscles, applies pressure to specific points, and expunges tension and opens up energy pathways

$120 $49

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$13 for $25 Worth of Massage — Chinses Medical Spa

Chinses Medical Spa

North Central

From the merchant: Chinese herbal oils and warming lights help relieve pains; includes 15-minute therapeutic massage

$25 $13

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One-Hour Massage, One-Hour European Facial, or Both at Suphattra’s Retreat (Up to 51% Off)

Suphattra’s Retreat

Orange

A Swedish massage relaxes the body and mind; a european facial purifies and hydrates skin

$90 $49

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One or Two Rexflexology Treatments with Detox Foot Baths at Le Cheveu Salon & Spa (Up to 54% Off)

Le Cheveu Salon & Spa

Multiple Locations

Therapists manipulate the feet to improve the help of the rest of the body; clients soak their feet in ionically charged waters to detox

$64 $39

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60-Minute Swedish Massage with Aromatherapy from Radiant Healing Massage Studio (55% Off)

Radiant Healing Massage Studio

Thousand Oaks

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$75 $34

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Two or Four 25-Minute Hydro Massages with Pain Consultation at Shows Chiropractic Clinic (Up to 77% Off)

Shows Chiropractic Clinic

Visalia

Therapeutic hydro massage uses warm water to help alleviate soreness, and the pain consultion seeks out the cause of those aches

$119 $29

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60- or 90-Minute Deep-Tissue Massage with Foot Scrub and Aromatherapy at Studio Massage & Skincare (51% Off)

Studio Massage & Skincare

Simi Valley

Licensed massage therapist blends deep-tissue Thai bodywork with aromatherapy and an exfoliating foot scrub to promote relaxation

$80 $39

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60-Minute Massage with a One-Year Bronze Membership or Three 60-Minute Massages at America's Massage & Wellness

America's Massage & Wellness

Concord

As a regular part of routine wellness plans, massage can improve circulation, immune systems, moods, headaches, and imsonia

$125 $35

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$25 for 60-Minute Swedish Massage with Hand and Foot Treatment at Chakras Healing and Day Spa ($95 Value)

Chakras Healing And Day Spa

Cresthaven

Massage therapists soothe muscles with flowing, Swedish strokes and pamper hands and feet with exfoliating treatments

$95 $25

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60-Minute Massage or Couples Massage at Mayflower Day Spa (Up to 59% Off)

Mayflower Day Spa

Santa Clara

Licensed massage therapists tame sore muscles for individuals and couples using an array of techniques

$96 $39

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75-Minute Hot-Stone Massage with Chocolate and Fresh Fruit for One or Two at Anew Day Spa (Up to 63% Off)

Anew Day Spa

Multiple Locations

Chocolate enhances the indulgence of a blissful hot-stone massage enjoyed alone or with a companion

$146 $59

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$5 Buys You a Coupon for $25 Off A 90 Minute Massage at Deep Esalen Massage by Zeke

Deep Esalen Massage by Zeke

Southwest Berkeley

For $5, receive a coupon for $25 off a 90 minute massage

$25 $5

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One, Three, or Five Swedish Massages at Silvana Massage Holistic Healing Arts Studio (Up to 65% Off)

Silvana Massage Holistic Healing Arts Studio

Costa Mesa

Massage therapist uses techniques such as long, gliding strokes during Swedish massages to promote relaxation

$85 $39

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60- or 90-Minute Combination Massage at Fragrance Spa (Up to 52% Off)

Fragrance Spa

Rowland

Inside a private treatment room with calming neutral colors, massage therapist eases tension with a massage tailored to each client

$50 $25

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60-Minute Therapeutic Massage or a 90-Minute Rolfing Session at California Rolfing and Massage (Up to 61% Off)

California Rolfing and Massage

Carlsbad

Muscle pain and stress are eased through a therapeutic massage or Rolfing, the holistic system of soft-tissue manipulation

$100 $39

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One or Three 60-Minute Swedish or Deep-Tissue Massages at Lotus Hand Healing Arts (Up to 51% Off)

Lotus Hand Healing Arts

Fairfax

Massage therapist has been offering bodywork and wellness services for 20 years, and helps bring relaxation and pain relief with massages

$100 $49

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One 30- or 60-Minute Relaxation Swedish Massage at Dawnn Russell HHP (Up to 60% Off)

Dawnn Russell HHP

Nc3 Fitness

A certified therapist draws on her spa and chiropractic experience to craft massages that cater to clients’ needs

$50 $20

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60-Minute Swedish for Individual or Couple at Elysium Healing Arts and Wellness Center (Up to 60% Off)

Elysium Healing Arts and Wellness Center

Burbank

Licensed massage therapist uses flowing Swedish strokes to ease chronic tension and promote relaxation; for individual or couple

$65 $31

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$5 Buys You a Coupon for $45 For All Kinds Of Pain Treatment at Eastern Health Center

Eastern Health Center

Original Daly City

For $5, receive a coupon for $45 for all kinds of pain treatment

$5

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60-Minute Massage or Couples Massage with 45-Minute Full-Body Scrub at Brawnergy (Up to 53% Off)

Brawnergy

Temecula

Massage therapist customizes the treatment to each client; licensed skin care professional exfoliates with full-body scrub

$115 $55

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A 60-Minute Swedish Massage at Rejuvenate Massage and Tan (55% Off)

Rejuventate Massage And Tan

Santa Maria

Swedish massage helps with circulation, stress, and releasing toxin buildup in the muscles.

$95 $43

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One or Two 60-Minute Massages or One 90-Minute Massage at AB Acupuncture (Up to 58% Off)

AB Acupuncture

El Cajon

Treat pain, ease stress, and improve mobility with the natural, ancient technique of massage

$65 $29

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One or Two Reposturing-Massage Sessions from Aaron Parnell, Phyziquest (Up to 76% Off)

Aaron Parnell's Reposturing Dynamics

North Central

Stretches, massage, and breathing exercises aim to improve posture and health by focusing on the connective tissue

$250 $59

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$47.50 for One 90-Minute Swedish, Deep-Tissue, or Sports Massage at Sports Massage Therapy ($95 Value)

Sports Massage Therapy

San Buenaventura (Ventura)

Massage therapist helps relieve aches and pains while enhancing performance, speeding up recovery time, and preventing injury

$95 $47.50

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One or Three Reflexology Sessions with Foot Massages at Betsy Baker Electrolysis & Skin Care (Up to 54% Off)

Betsy Baker Electrolysis & Skin Care

Clovis

Reflexology targets stress and imbalances in the body through the massaging of the feet

$50 $25

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One, Two, or Three 60-Minute Head-and-Neck Massage-Therapy Sessions at Yoga Munkey & More (Up to 55% Off)

Yoga Munkey

Vista

Therapist relieves stress and increases circulation to the head and neck with pressure-point therapy, a scalp massage, and gentle stretching

$65 $31

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A 60-Minute Full-Body Massage at DJ Healing Hands (50% Off)

Dj Healing Hands

Mission Viejo

From the merchant: Relax and enjoy professional massage from a certified massage therapist.

$70 $35

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$49 for a 60-Minute Deep-Tissue or Swedish Massage at Vaughn Health ($100 Value)

Vaughn Health

Vacaville

Therapist uses long, flowing strokes or firm pressure to aid in relaxation or help relieve painful knots

$110 $49

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60-Minute Massage from Relaxing Hands Massage (49% Off)

Relaxing Hands Massage

Redding

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$75 $38

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One or Three Massages or Holiday Package with Massage and Facial at Balanced Life Institute (Up to 78% Off)

Balanced Life Institute

Pico

Massage restores movement and eliminates pain; facial uses Eastern and Western practices to revive appearance and reduce signs of aging

$150 $35

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Full-Body Massage with Add-Ons or Couples Foot-and-Body Massage at Massage1Spa (Up to 55% Off)

Massage1Spa

Westminster

Professional therapist works pressure points on the feet or soothes the entire body with a head-to-toe massage enhanced by add-ons

$45 $25

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Custom Massage with Wine and Foot Treatment at Santa Barbara Wine Spa (Up to 66% Off). Three Options Available.

Santa Barbara Wine Spa

Santa Barbara

Custom massages come with a glass of local wine paired with a Grapeseed Company foot treatment

$160 $55

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One 60-Minute Classic Massage at Megans Heavenly Hands (50% Off)

Megan's Heavenly Hands

Chico

I can do Swedish, acupressure, prenatal, lymphatic, reiki, MFR, STR, NMT, deep-tissue, craniosacral, reflexology, and sports massage

$120 $60

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$65 for a 90-Minute Massage with Aromatherapy at Premiere Health Care ($130 Value)

Premiere Health Care

Whittier City

Licensed massage therapists employ Deep-Tissue, Swedish, shiatsu, or pregnancy massage techniques to relieve aching muscles

$130 $65

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$69 for $125 Groupon — Victoria's Massage Therapy

Victoria's Massage Therapy

Newport Center

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$125 $69

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One or Three 60-Minute Prenatal Massages at Haven Day Spa (58% Off)

Haven Day Spa

Old San Leandro

Skilled therapist promotes relaxation, soothes nerves, and relieves strained muscles in expectant mothers

$120 $51

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55- or 80-Minute Massage (Up to 51% Off)

Elements Massage

San Marcos

Trained therapists combine and augment various massage techniques, such as Swedish and deep-tissue, to better ease your aches

$99 $49

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$39 for One 90-Minute Moisture-Intensive Massage at Angel Among You Massage & Wellness Spa ($95 Value)

Angel among You Massage & Wellness Spa

Citrus Heights

Massage therapists use massage oils infused with shea butter, jojoba, and vitamins to moisturize skin during a relaxing massage session

$95 $39

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One or Two 60-Minute Thai Massages at Irvine Chiropractic & Holistic Health Center (Up to 55% Off)

Irvine Chiropractic & Holistic Health Center

Multiple Locations

Thai massage involves deep-tissue pressure and stretching techniques to relieve tension

$95 $47

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One or Three 60-Minute Therapeutic or Swedish Massages at Rise with the Sun Massage Therapy (Up to 61% Off)

Rise with the Sun Massage Therapy

Tracy

Flowing Swedish strokes relieve tension and targeted therapeutic pressure soothe lingering aches

$65 $27

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One or Two 60- or 90-Minute Deep-Tissue, Hot-Stone, or Reflexology Massages at 4 My Soul Massage (Up to 56% Off)

4 My Soul Massage

Buena Park

A licensed therapist uses hot stones, deep-tissue pressure, or kneading of pressure points on the feet to ease chronic tension

$85 $39

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60-Minute Upgraded Facial, 60-Minute For Your Kneads Massage, or Both at Finely Kneaded Day Spa (Up to 47%)

Finely Kneaded Day Spa

Lakewood

Custom massages and facial treatments address specific aches, pains, and skin issues

$75 $42

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60-Minute Relaxation Massage from Blss Studio (55% Off)

Bliss Studio

Mariposa

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$85 $38

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75-Minute Full-Body Massage at Genesis Massage at Genesis Hair Salon (50% Off)

Genesis Massage at Genesis Hair Salon

Genesis Hair Salon

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$100 $50

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Aromatherapy Massage, or Massage and Facial for Women or Men at BodyCentre Day Spa (Up to 44% Off)

BodyCentre Day Spa

Multiple Locations

Soothing massages optionally paired with European facials and extractions or men's facials designed to relieve irritation and razor burn

$70 $39

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Yin & Yang Massage Spa Package for One or Two with Reflexology, Aromatherapy and Facial or Warm Stones (Up to 53% Off)

Napa Vineyard Massage

Cental Napa

Relax during solo or couples massage treatment with add-ons that include reflexology, aromatherapy and warm stones or facial

$165 $79

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60-Minute Stress Relief Massage from Pain Relief Touch - CranioSacral Therapy (50% Off)

Pain Relief Touch - Craniosacral Therapy

Redwood City

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$100 $50

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One or Three One-Hour Swedish Massages at EsScentials For Body & Soul (Up to 64% Off)

EsScentials For Body & Soul

Tustin

Inside a quite, relaxing environment, husband-and-wife therapists work to relieve muscular tension using long, flowing strokes

$85 $33

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Exhale Spa seeks to transform its clientele inside and out. The founding team of fitness professionals and aestheticians sought to create an environment where they could empower visitors with pampering spa treatments, invigorating fitness classes, and lifestyle education, helping clients attain a sense of control and holistic balance. Now with 19 locations across 11 cities, Exhale Spa and its signature services have earned mentions in numerous national publications, including People magazine, the New York Times, and O, The Oprah Magazine.

Exhale's signature Core Fusion classes incorporate dance-inspired stretches, yoga poses, and Pilates exercises into total-body workouts that build long, lean limbs and sturdy abdominal muscles over time. For an even more varied workout, the instructors introduce boot-camp techniques, cardio exercises, or multiplication tables to select sessions. Yoga classes present a similar amount of breadth and variety, drawing inspiration from a number of introspective and physically oriented styles. To help hasten physical transformations, nutrition and wellness coaches teach attendees about the impacts of diet. These sessions build an awareness of healthy eating habits through custom meal plans and by teaching clients how to identify the edible parts of a fruit basket.

Many of the center's traditional spa services seek to inspire confidence. Facials pamper and refine skin using everything from green tea and fruit extracts to microcurrent technology, and mani-pedis revitalize digits before glazing nails with a vibrant new coat of color. Bodywork treatments look beyond physical relaxation and focus on holistic concerns. Massage therapists can use Eastern or Western modalities to soothe overstressed musculature, and acupuncture treatments and reiki sessions jump-start natural healing processes by encouraging the free flow of inner energies.

245 S. Main St
Venice,
CA
US

When Kate Danta opened P.B. Yoga & Healing Arts, she envisioned more than a simple yoga studio. Her holistic health center would offer both Pilates and yoga classes that explored different types of practice along with a range of wellness services such as massage and acupuncture. Kate is a holistic health practitioner, a massage therapist, and a yoga instructor with 30 years of experience, herself, so she was in a unique position to make her dream become reality. Rather than doing everything herself, Kate assembled a staff of certified massage therapists, naturopathic healers, and yoga instructors to add their knowledge of Svaroopa, Kripalu, and Kundalini yoga to the studio's repertoire.

Visitors to the holistic studio can choose to better their bodies and minds by choosing to attend classes or visiting one of the staff's variety of physical and spiritual healers. During yoga sessions, instructors lead students through guided relaxations, breathing techniques, and yoga poses to help clients build flexibility and relax deep spinal muscles. Pilates mat classes are taught by an experienced instructor who sold her thriving studio in order to move to San Diego and join the staff at PB Yoga and Healing Arts to challenge clients' muscles with small isometric movements, which work to improve posture and protect the back by building strength throughout the core. The studio also has a Pilates Specialist whose background includes the New York Ballet Co. She works one-on-one with the help of the Gyrotonic equipment and the Pilates Reformer. The studio's on-staff licensed acupuncturist specializes in sports medicine, and can relieve chronic pain by carefully placing needles in strategic points along the body. Clients can achieve spiritual balance with visits to a Sunday morning meditation class facilitated by an ordained Zen Buddhist monk, Tenshin; who also teaches the Tai Chi classes. The center also offers sessions with an on-staff practitioner who can deliver both psychic readings and spiritual counseling to help clients reach inner peace.

961 Turquoise St
San Diego,
CA
US

Tova Yaron brings 40 years of international skincare training to her full-service health and wellness spas. Tova has spent her time perfecting her skills in the beauty industry before opening Tova Day Spa in early 2000. Less than a decade later, she established a second location in The Fairmont Hotel, where her team pampers clients from all walks of life?including locals, tourists, and celebrities such as Jon Lovitz, Carrie Fisher, and Jay Mohr.

From within the tranquil spa, aestheticians keep skin radiant by employing 11 types of facials along with a roster of skin enhancements?from an exfoliating peel to wrinkle-reducing LED light therapy. Antioxidant-rich ingredients such as green tea and Dead Sea mineral mud draw out toxins during body wraps, and a complimentary scalp massage squashes tension and errant thought bubbles. The staff also tends to nails and coifs, and combines many treatments for full-day spa experiences. Between sessions, guests can make use of the spa's luxurious facilities, which include men and women's locker rooms, relaxation lounge, heated whirlpools, steam rooms, and sauna.

170 S Market St
San Jose,
CA
US

When Earthbody looks to hire new massage therapists and licensed aestheticians, it doesn't consider recent graduates?rather, it's looking for people with years of training and experience beneath their belts, and who still love what they do. It wants people who are healers at heart, able to lavish each client with skillful services and attention. Each detail at Earthbody has been carried out with similar mindfulness?from the spa's own line of organic body and facial products, all crafted in small batches in San Francisco, to little luxuries such as heated and infused foot towels and complimentary tea service.

To set the mood, the staff lights soy candles and tea lights, which burn cleanly so that even those with allergies can breathe easily. Surrounded by this soft glow, aestheticians renew skin with facials or treat bodies to massages that not only make muscles feel great but also uproot deep-seated tension. After each session?be it a couples massage or hot-oil Indian scalp treatment?the staff can compost, recycle, or launder everything used during the sessions. Dr. Shawn Goozh, a licensed clinical psychologist, also offers somatic-psychotherapy sessions that use bodywork to deepen traditional psychotherapy.

The staff's attention to detail hasn't gone unnoticed by the media. "This intimate Hayes Valley spot is more healing center than mere day spa," writes the San Francisco Bay Guardian. "Therapists are trained in several modalities and develop custom sessions for every client, including consultations before and after treatment." In 2010, SF Weekly named Earthbody its pick for best day spa, citing its "ecological sustainability and ancient holistic rites."

534 Laguna St
San Francisco,
CA
US

Though threading has been among Asia’s most popular depilation methods for thousands of years, it only recently made its way onto the service menus of Western spas. The ancient practice has shown signs of becoming more of a spa mainstay, however, thanks to an eco-friendly process that also manages to stay on good terms with sensitive skin.

For evidence of threading’s rapidly expanding popularity, one need not look further than Brow Shapes' Eastern-inspired treatment menu. When not sculpting brows into precise arches, the spa’s artists rely on their attention to detail to draw henna tattoos that depict flowery swirls, geometric patterns, or extremely detailed public-transit maps. The spa also features a variety of facial massages, each of which can be customized to relieve pain, aid in relaxation, and improve skin tone.

50 El Camino
Fresno,
CA
US

Signature Service: Professional massage

Brands Used: Swedish and deep-tissue massage

Established: 2011

Reservations/Appointments: Recommended

Handicap Accessible: Yes

Staff Size: 2?10 people

Parking: Parking garage

Minimum Age Requirement: 18

Pro Tip: We are located in the Beauty Building next to the Citizen Hotel on the third floor.

Q&A with Diedrea Welch, Director/Owner

Do you agree with the phrase "beauty is on the inside?" Why or why not?

True beauty is the essence of who you are. It is the spirit behind all of you're actions. Do you give with a spirit of generosity? Are you patient, kind, truthful, and joyful? These qualities are the reality of a human being. The physical aspects of will ultimately fade, but one's inner qualities have the power to change lives.

What is one fun, unusual fact about your business?

We are interested in healing our community through healthy healing touch.

920 J St
Sacramento,
CA
US