An ethereal painting of a white-leafed tree adorns one sage-hued wall of the private room, where a bed draped with soft sheets patiently awaits a tenant. A soundtrack of "relaxation music" fills the air with hymn-like vocals or a quiet instrumental hum, over which speakers layer the sound of trickling rain. Thanks to touches like these, the calming ambiance at Balancing Touch Massage starts to soothe away patrons' stress before massages even begin.
But only when massage therapists take charge do muscles truly start to melt. The highly trained staffers attack tension and soreness with customized sessions that include Swedish and deep-tissue modalities. Additionally, proprietor Elizabeth Lilly enhances pampering via organic facials she performs herself or with a sunflower trained in cosmetology.