One or Three 60-Minute Massages at Bodywork by Tiffanie(36% Off)

Central Napa

48 Ratings

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In a Nutshell

Massage therapist creates relaxation while ridding bodies of aches and pains during 60-minute massages

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Promotional value expires 90 days after purchase. Amount paid never expires. Not valid for clients active within the past 12 month(s). Appointment required. Merchant's standard cancellation policy applies (any fees not to exceed Groupon price). Limit 1 per person, may buy 1 additional as gift. Limit 1 per visit. Valid only for option purchased. All goods or services must be used by the same person. Cancellations must be made with at least 24-hour notice. For the 3 massage option: appointments for additional massages must be made within 90 days of first appointment. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.

Choose Between Two Options

  • $39 for one 60-minute massage ($60 value)
  • $115 for three 60-minute massages ($180 value)

Effleurage: The Foundation of Relaxation

Swedish massage relies largely on a technique known as effleurage. Learn how it zaps stress with Groupon’s peek at this basic stroke.

Effleurage is the glue that holds a Swedish massage together. Its smooth, gliding strokes may not deliver much pressure—the word itself is taken from a French verb that means “to touch lightly”—but the technique simultaneously soothes the nerves, boosts circulation, and allows the massage therapist to identify problem zones that need extra attention. Because effleurage doubles as an assessment tool, many therapists begin each massage with it, usually by gliding their open palms lightly across the body to feel for tense spots and potholes while acclimating the client to their touch. This form of effleurage is known as “superficial,” and it serves a soothing prelude, epilogue, and transitional movement between deeper, more focused kneading.

A slightly more forceful style of effleurage is known as “deep effleurage.” This form still uses gliding strokes, only with more pressure, as the therapist aims to stretch out the muscle tissue and the web of connective tissue that covers it. Therapists will generally direct the first part of their deep-effleurage stroke towards the heart, finishing with a lighter return stroke away from it. Not only does this warm up tissues for deeper muscle work, but it can also speed up the movement of blood and lymph fluid. This boost in circulation can help drain fluid from injured areas, reducing painful pressure while also releasing endorphins that further relax the entire body.

Customer Reviews

48 Ratings

Very professional!
Kevin S. · August 29, 2016
Great massage! Would recommend Tiffanie to anyone needing a good massage.
Sheila B. · August 22, 2016
it's a friendly place and would recommended to anyone
Gerardo C. · June 27, 2016
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    Central Napa

    1834 Soscol Avenue

    Suite C

    Napa, CA 94559

    +17073333314

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