It takes about 15 muscles to smile, 50 to frown, and 148 to save a curbside couch from life in a landfill. Soothe sympathetic sinews with today's Groupon: for $34, you get a one-hour Swedish massage at JP’s Healing Touch, located inside the Desert Beauty Day Spa in Rio Rancho (a $60 value).
JP’s Healing Touch charms guests with its customer-first philosophy and engages their muscles with relaxing spa services. During the full-body, one-hour Swedish massage, owner Jocelyn Phillips, L.M.T., will diffuse hidden stress deposits using a variety of tried-and-true techniques. A collection of creams and essential oils coats the body to relax the muscles and spice up unseasoned skin, and basic massage movements wipe away unpleasant muscle memories of sleeping on a boulder. Clients will dictate the therapist's precise pressures and targeted areas to ensure an enjoyable spa experience and avoid bodily backlash.
JP's Healing Touch
30 to 120 minutes is all massage therapist Jocelyn Phillips needs to iron out knotted muscles and eases aches. With essential oils within reach, she skillfully utilizes a number of techniques ranging from the gentle strokes of Swedish massage to the harder kneads of deep-tissue work. She also offers both pre- and post-event sports massages for those who need to warm up or cool down before the game, while her general sports massages combine deep-tissue kneading with specialized stretching that helps improve range of motion and flexibility so clients can finally start to massage their own backs,