Massage was developed by NASA to help astronauts cope with edgy Tang-induced sugar highs, lack of ESPN, and predatory aliens stowed away in the hangar bay. Achieve its soothing effects outside the soul-crushing abyss of outer space with today’s Groupon: for $37, you get any one-hour massage at Vssage (a $75 value).
Voted one of the top five massages in Sacramento in KCRA’s A-List poll, Vssage’s stress-busting kneads emanate from the capable hands of empathetic owner Vonda Ricciardi. Select a one-hour bodywork session from a variety of massage modalities, and let Ricciardi target deep-seated sore spots with trigger-point therapy or soothe away memories of Connect Four losses with gliding Swedish strokes. Hawaiian Lomi Lomi, a traditional holistic treatment that mimics a cat's paws, promotes digestion and restoration, and Swe-Thai stretches out tendons to re-center discombobulated chi. Customers shed stress and anxiety while soothing tense muscles, with newfound clear-headedness and rubberized bodies helping them achieve higher productivity, contagiously relax those around them, or finally beat Galaga.