The application of concentrated finger pressure to "trigger points" (painful irritated areas in muscles) to break cycles of spasm and pain.
Deep Tissue massage is aimed at restoring structural alignment and balance within the body by releasing chronic tensions. Work is focused on the deeper lying connective tissue, or fascia, which can cause soreness.
Spending 30 to 60 minutes in our sauna has many health benefits including relieving muscle pain, improving the immune system, burning calories and controlling weight, removing toxins, lessening the appearance of cellulite, improving skin and easing joint stiffness. Relax in the sauna before your next massage - or try it on its own!
Aromatherapy is available during all massage services at no additional cost.
Hand and Foot gLOVE
Treatments (up to 4 treatments total)
Hands & Feet $50
Available as add-on to massage appointment. Treatments
may be used up to three additional times at home! If you would like to keep at our clinic this is an option to use over multiple services.
*We often provide chair massages at businesses in the Iowa City area as part of a fundraiser for a local nonprofit. If you are interested in having a massage therapist(s) to your office or event, please contact Johnie McMahon at firstname.lastname@example.org.
A technique for stress reduction and relaxation that also promotes healing. It is administered by laying hands on or a few inches above the body. It is based on the concept that unseen "life force energy" flows through us and causes vitality.
A Japanese-based system of finger pressure which treats special points along acupuncture meridians. This can be done fully dressed or undressed depending on the client's preference.
Designed specifically to decrease aches and tension during each trimester and provide an overall relaxing experience.
Swedish massage is designed to manipulate the skin and superficial muscles and tissues in order to alleviate pain and tension. It works directly with the body to restore vitality and relaxation.
Enjoy an hour Swedish massage with your special someone in the same candle lit room. Relaxing with a loved one can strengthen your bond, and with a couple's massage, you'll receive the full massage experience together. (Special amenities are provided around Valentine's Day. Call to book and/or learn more!)
This gentle scrub uses a sprinkling of salt to exfoliate and rejuvenate your body, producing amazingly soft skin. After the salt is washed away, you will receive a moisturizing massage. It's best not to shave/wax for a couple of days before this service. This is a 75-minute service.
30 mins 45 mins 60 mins
Paired with massage $11 $16 $21 Sauna $15 $20 $25
There is an additional $5 fee for an extra person in the sauna.
Discounted sauna packages available - call for pricing!
Our mineral-rich mud exfoliates and regenerates skin cells, giving your skin a more youthful and glowing appearance. Concentrated calcium, magnesium and potassium work to purify the skin and reduce muscular pain. You will receive a face and scalp massage while wrapped, followed by a moisturizing massage upon removal. This is a 75-minute service.
Dry chapped hands, cracked heels, rough calluses on the hands and feet...all can be softened with our intense but gentle moisturizing treatment. This service may be added on to any massage at an additional charge. Our Glove Treat moisturizing materials may also be purchased in the lobby to use at home.
Focuses on muscle systems relevant to a particular sport. This provides warm-up and cool down pre- and post-event and can reduce injuries, alleviate inflammation and decrease recovery time for amateur and professional athletes.
A fully-clothed massage done on a specifically designed chair, the focus of chair massage is on the back, shoulders, neck and arms. A great option for those in a rush who still need some specific work done, or for guests who feel more comfortable fully dressed.
Swedish Massage $48 $75 $115
Deep Tissue Massage $48 $75 $115
Sports Massage $48 $75 $115
Pregnancy Massage $48 $75 $115
Trigger Point Massage $48 $75 $115
Shiatsu Massage $48 $75 $115
Reiki Massage $48 $75 $115
Chair Massage $48 - - - -
Lava Shell Massage - - $90 $125
Couples Massage * - - $180 - -
Mud Wrap (75 min service) $125
Salt Scrub (75 min service) $125
Half Hour Hour 1.5 Hours
This massage is done using real shells from the Philippines that warm to help your muscles relax and "melt away" tension. During the massage, the heat comes from inside the shells when a mineral and algae mixture is combined with salt water and essential oils.
*Couples Massage pricing is for two guests. This service cannot be booked online; please call to book.
*Please Note: You are not to use the infra-red sauna if you are pregnant, breast feeding, have hemophilia, have a fever, have an insensitivity to heat or are under the influence of alcohol. You also need your doctor's permission for the following conditions: taking medication, under 12 years of age, elderly, cardiovascular conditions or chronic conditions.