Like play-doh, the human body requires regular kneading, or it’s likely to become stiff and embedded with cookie crumbs. Maintain personal pliability with this Groupon from Chuck Thissen at the Cocoa Beach Wellness Center in Cocoa Beach. Choose from the following options:
- For $30, you get one 60-minute Swedish or deep-tissue massage (a $60 value).
- For $55, you get two 60-minute Swedish or deep-tissue massages (a $120 value).
The Cocoa Beach Wellness Center’s beachside bungalow instills serenity in visitors looking to pamper tender tendons by the half-hour or hour. A licensed massage therapist, Chuck works his muscular magic through a variety of massage modalities designed to relax and restore weary soul sacks. Knead out deep-seated kinks accrued from sports injuries, work hazards, or alligator wrestling with a deep-tissue massage, during which a combination of deep pressure and soothing heat work in tandem to lure subterranean stressors out of hiding. During a gently flowing Swedish massage, Chuck brandishes smooth strokes to eliminate toxins, increase circulation, and provide whole-body relaxation.
Chuck Thissen LMT
Licensed massage therapist Chuck Thissen's playbook of massage techniques is stacked high. There are Swedish and deep-tissue massages—the traditional methods for treating pain and stress—and then there are more exotic forms. Acupressure focuses on the same meridian points as acupuncture but uses pressure instead of needles, and neuromuscular therapy relieves pain by balancing the musculoskeletal and nervous systems the way a circus performer balances his diet between peanuts and popcorn.