Signature Service: Customized massage for deep relaxation.
Brands Used: Biotone
Handicap Accessible: Yes
Staff Size: 2–10 people
Parking: Metered street parking
Minimum Age Requirement: 21
Every local community has a story, a history, and a unique personality that cannot be replicated. This is often thanks to specialized, small-scale businesses, like this one, which contribute to a neighborhood’s distinctive character and promote a thriving ecosystem in their community. Small, independent businesses offer diverse products and services, fostering economic resilience by removing the local economy’s dependence on a single industry. When you buy local, you build local, and deepen your connection to your own community.
As a result, patronizing a local business like this is an act of community building. Check out their website to learn more about the local experience you can discover today.
Did You Know?
- 48 cents of every dollar spent at a locally owned retail business goes back into the local community. That’s more than three times the amount that local economies recover from chain retailers — Civic Economics’ 2012 survey of local businesses
- Local businesses have generated 65% of the country’s net new jobs over the past 17 years — US Small Business Administration
At Soma Bodywork, no two massages are the same. Sure, the licensed therapists offer the standard variety of Swedish and deep-tissue techniques, but they tailor these techniques to address each client's individual needs. They even look a bit outside the box to pepper their menu with traditional Eastern therapies such as shiatsu and acupressure. As if the sheer number of options weren't enough to bring you back to the downtown studio for more, certain massages are accompanied by warm cookies that can be eaten or placed along the back to soothe tension.