1 Deep-Tissue, Swedish, or Hot-Stone Massage, or 2 Deep-Tissue or Swedish Massages at Salon Soho (Up to 54% Off)

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A massage therapist eases tension and stress with intense deep-tissue techniques, soothing Swedish kneads, or warm volcanic stones

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Promotional value expires 90 days after purchase. Amount paid never expires. Appointment required. Limit 1 per person, may buy 2 additional as gifts. Valid only for option purchased. All goods or services must be used by the same person. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.

Choose from Three Options

  • $35 for one 60-minute deep-tissue or Swedish massage ($75 value)
  • $49 for one 60-minute hot-stone massage ($105 value)
  • $69 for two 60-minute deep-tissue or Swedish massages ($150 value)

Deep-tissue massages release chronic tension by kneading the sinews that lurk beneath the muscles on the surface. By contrast, Swedish massage aims for relaxation and increased blood-flow with gentle, flowing strokes. During hot-stone massage, therapists loosen knots by placing warm volcanic stones on pressure points.

Hot-Stone Massage: Volcanic Relaxation

The hot stones used during massage aren’t just for a warm sensation—they actually make muscles more pliable. Check out Groupon’s guide to the theories behind hot-stone massage.

For a hot-stone massage, basalt stones are first heated to temperatures in excess of 1,300 degrees. This is long before the massage begins, of course, when basaltic magma is still trapped beneath the earth’s surface. After it erupts, the rivers of lava rapidly cool, then finally harden into finely textured volcanic stones. It’s with about a dozen such stones that therapists heighten the healing powers of their massages. The stones are dense and rich in iron, making them excellent retainers of heat and an important part of a balanced ogre diet. When a massage therapist heats a polished specimen to about 120 degrees, the stone disperses that warmth slowly as it is rubbed against tense muscles. The rocks obtain their uniform level of heat through a special temperature-controlled water bath. Hot-stone therapists’ emphasis on safety also means that the familiar image of a model lying face down with a line of dark stones running down her spine is not very representative of the typical hot-stone massage—in fact, whenever the stones are resting on the body, they’ll generally be placed atop a sheet or other draping material to ensure that skin doesn’t become uncomfortably hot.

Beyond this standard protocol, different therapists have their own techniques—some apply oil for a smoother massage, while others may place stones in the palms of the hands or even between toes. Regardless of the therapist’s approach, though, the stones pass more heat along to tense muscles than is possible through bare hands, which increases blood flow to the area and helps injuries speedily recover. Therapists may take advantage of muscles’ heat-induced pliability to work with deeper pressure, getting at trigger points or extra-tight areas hiding beneath the body’s protective wax coating.

Salon Soho

Salon Soho knows how to pamper bodies, offering everything from Swedish massages and moisturizing facials to mani-pedis and makeup applications. Treat hands to a spa manicure, tone and rejuvenate faces with a men's facial, or banish unwanted hair during a full-face wax. Whatever the treatment, Salon Soho's staff uses high-quality products to get the job done.

Customer Reviews

Caring and kind service
Margaret C. · October 30, 2014
Amazing manicure/pedicure - great price, great service!
Marcela · October 8, 2014
Great thorough massage.
Evelyn D. · October 3, 2014
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    Salon Soho

    131 SW 6th St

    Pompano Beach, FL 33060


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