Deep-Tissue or Swedish Massage Package at Marquis Spa (Up to 65% Off). Three Options Available.

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In a Nutshell

Massage therapists aim to relax clients by kneading, rubbing, and applying pressure to tense muscles during a deep-tissue or Swedish massage

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Promotional value expires 90 days after purchase. Amount paid never expires. Appointment required. Limit 1 per person, may buy 5 additional as gifts. Limit 1 per visit. Valid only for option purchased. Merchant's standard cancellation policy applies or a fee up to the Groupon price will apply. Credit card required when scheduling your appointment. Additional services available at an extra cost. Not valid with other offers. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.

Choose from Three Options

  • C$45 for a 60-minute deep-tissue or Swedish massage (C$95 value)
  • C$59 for a 90-minute deep-tissue or Swedish massage w/ foot reflexology (C$168 value)
  • C$89 for a 120-minute deep-tissue or Swedish massage w/ foot reflexology (C$218 value)

Deep-Tissue Massage: Like Untying Knots Buried in the Sand

Not simply focused on relaxation, deep-tissue massage seeks to relieve muscle pain through intense, deliberate strokes. Check out our guide to know what to expect.

Some entanglements have simple solutions: a wrinkled tablecloth can be smoothed out in minutes with an iron, and an unruly mess of hair needs only a tube of superglue to be set straight forever. But when the fascia—the layer of connective tissue that covers and interpenetrates the body’s muscles and bones—gets tied up in knots, it’s time to call in an expert.

“What deep-tissue massage purports to do a lot of the time is mild fascial release, which is kind of warming up the fascia and releasing lactic acid and any other toxins that have built up there,” says Katie O’Reilly, associate editor for DaySpa magazine. To achieve this, the therapist’s fingers, thumbs, and elbows move along the body in slow, deliberate strokes, applying pressure to penetrate beyond superficial muscle layers and relieve pain and tension. More intense than Swedish massage, deep-tissue sessions can last up to 90 minutes, ensuring the therapist has enough time to devote to particularly troublesome trigger points.

Conventional wisdom states that a proper deep-tissue massage should be at least a little painful. This “no pain, no gain” mentality, however, doesn’t totally apply—a massage, no matter how intense, should still be relaxing, and O’Reilly notes, ““If you’re getting beat up during the massage, you should probably tell the therapist to rein it in a little bit.”” Maintaining an open line of communication with your therapist is important for other reasons as well. He or she needs to know about your health history before administering the treatment, as the intensity of deep-tissue strokes may exacerbate certain medical conditions.

Customer Reviews

I had a wonderful experience with this Groupon yesterday. Dale who is the massage therapist is a wealth of information on natural healing and is also an energy healer This is such a huge interest for me and therefore made the experience that much more beneficial. Meeting Dale was a true delight. The massage was excellent and John the owner of the salon was just a delight also to be around, very personable people and a most enjoyable way to spend my Monday !!
Vicky P. · February 23, 2016
Great massage! Great owner! Would probably come back a second time, would recommend this place.
Maher E. · February 22, 2016
I go there for a massage and I just love it. The owner is always there chatting with his customer which gives it a nice atmosphere. The massage therapist is wonderful he does a great job I leave feeling good and my knots worked out.
Amanda C. · February 21, 2016
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    Marquis Spa

    322 Lonsdale Ave

    North Vancouver, BC V7M 2G2


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