- $60 for a 60-minute Swedish or deep-tissue massage ($70 value)
Art of Massage Chicago
Signature Service: Swedish (Relaxation) Massage Therapy
Handicap Accessible: No
Staff Size: 1 person
Parking: Parking lot
Minimum Age Requirement: 18
Jeff Ramone, the hands and brains behind Art of Massage Chicago, thinks of massage as less of a luxury and more akin to holistic healing. He doesn't talk about his services in terms of pampering—though they certainly are that—but as a way to renew energy, relieve pain, and calm the mind. Just because Jeff doesn't view his services as self-indulgent, doesn't mean that he skimps on the amenities. "I use ... organic shea butter as my main massage medium," he says. "It provides a unique, soft glide without the greasy after feeling of some products." He also massages clients on a heated table, in a low light room insulated from the outside world by soft music. Instead of treating just the ache or injury, Jeff takes a holistic approach and treats the body as a whole. Whether you're looking to pamper yourself or work that stress-induced knot from your shoulder, Jeff can tailor and customize all sessions to your specific needs.