Click above to buy this Groupon for $15 individual admission to the massage technique course ($30 value). Buy here for $27 couple's admission ($55 value).
The Spanish Inquisition had many horrific torture methods, but none as justly feared as their coup de grace: people who think they give good massages. Today's deal spares you and your better half from having to half-heartedly say, "That feels… good" through gritted teeth. For $27, you and a friend or sweetie get a class in massage technique from Nirvana Bodyworks (a $55 value) at the Cortiva Institute in Scottsdale. You can also take the class solo for $15, a $30 value. Classes last two hours and will be held on Saturdays starting at 9:30 a.m., noon, and 2:30 p.m. The first class is February 20, and upcoming workshops reach into July. Check out Nirvana's website for specific dates. More classes will be added if demand requires.
During your lesson, you'll learn basic massage techniques that address the most easily stressed parts of the body: the head, neck, shoulders, hands, feet, and stress bladder. The atmosphere is fun, relaxed, and safe, with ample demonstrations and practice time. You'll also get plenty of one-on-one instruction from a professional massage therapist.
Besides being a perfect Valentine's Day follow-up, today's Groupon will also provide a much-needed correction in technique for any boyfriends whose "patented sensual foot rub" leaves you limping for days. Once you've learned to give good massages, your family members, sweethearts, and friends will classify your precious hands as "golden" and thus incapable of hard labor, dish-washing, and typing at work. In the interest of keeping your magic fingers nimble for kneading, you can sit back as your loved ones perform your chores for you.
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Google Maps reviewers rave about Nirvana Bodyworks, awarding it five stars:
- [Massage therapist Brian Watt] is intuitive, very effective in relieving pain, removing stress and educates his patients - besides the fact that he is the most reliable, professional and pleasant therapist I have had in 22 years of massage therapy. – scalderone3
- I have had some very challenging times involving pain and discomfort, and Brian has always worked his magic to get me pain free. – maureen.sullivan10
- I came away from the massage feeling like he gave me a brand new body! The massage was incredible and personalized. – mnogedu
- Brian knows how to make you feel comfortable, whether it's the tempurature in the room, the music, or his pressure. – Darci
Nirvana Body Works
Brian Watt is so passionate about the benefits of massage that he'll bring his services directly to you. The communications specialist-turned-massage therapist helms a brick-and-mortar space for his clients but also travels to homes and businesses to knead away tension, lower blood pressure, and slay stress through Swedish, deep tissue, Shiatsu, and Thai massage.
And Brian is equally passionate about teaching the art of massage therapy. That's why he leads massage techniques classes that instill fundamental massage skills, in turn helping couples nurture one another without resorting to bottle-feeding each other at every meal.
8010 E McDowell Rd.
Scottsdale, Arizona 85257Get Directions