Like house parties, massages give people an excuse to forget about everyday stresses and fall asleep on someone else's table. Attend a fettle-ready fiesta with today's Groupon: for $20, you get a 30-minute massage at Solstice Massage Spa in Clovis (up to a $45 value).
Solstice's Misty Van Staaveren, once the official massage therapist for Cirque du Soleil, evicts aches from their muscle-abodes through positive, calculating massage techniques that adhere to her Hands-On Trade Association membership. During the half-hour Swedish massage, light, tender strokes improve circulation and lull bodies into deep relaxation, alleviating the cramps and pains caused by long days crouching over a computer and failed attempts to vacuum the ceiling. Van Staaveren tailors each massage to the guest's personal preferences and corporeal cues, and those seeking to prolong their body-kneading session can add an extra half hour for an additional $20.
Though Solstice Massage Spa sometimes features a discounted price online, this Groupon still offers the best deal available.
Lynne Wooddy at Solstice Spa & Boutique
Lynne Wooddy has worked as a massage therapist for more than 25 years, using the power of strong strokes and gentle touches to un-knot tense muscles and relax stressed shoulders. She deepened her knowledge of how the body works when she worked in a chiropractor's office, treating those injured via auto accidents and sports. When she massages a client today, she combines her years of experience with what she's learned about kinesiology and anatomy to create a completely customized treatment.