Having sore muscles, like signing a five-year lease or wearing lead socks, makes it difficult to move. Evict tensely wound tenants with today’s Groupon to Massage Works in San Clemente. Choose between the following options:
- For $35, you get a 60-minute massage with sugar scrub (an $80 value).
- For $35, you get a 45-minute peppermint facial (an $80 value).<p>
Massage Works’ licensed massage therapists persuade tight muscles to relax with their signature Heilene massage, which combines bodywork, hot stones, and relaxing breath work. During the one-hour massage, fingertips circle, smoothen, and sweep out areas of tension and gridlock. As backs, necks, and shoulders melt beneath the warmth radiating from heated stones, clients practice deep-breathing techniques, whose inhales and exhales settle the body into a groove and deflate stress like a balloon flown too close to a birthday candle. Meanwhile, therapists scrub hands and feet with a blend of almond extracts, brown sugar, and essential oils to exfoliate dry skin. Alternatively, 45-minute peppermint facials cleanse pores with peppermint essential oils that imbue nostrils with the soothing aroma of menthol. The rejuvenation soldiers on with a light glycolic peel that whisks away dead skin cells, brightens complexions, and uncovers Rembrandts hidden just beneath the surface.
Massage Works’ therapists squash stress in pastel-colored rooms accented with incense and soft lighting. In-house, CPR-certified childcare providers safely watch children for $5 while parents try to shake off the stresses of everyday life, such as running out of toilet paper or being run out of business by a rival toilet-paper manufacturer.