I don't normally bother to review businesses, but these negative reviews are so over-the-top and ridiculous that I feel I have to respond. I had a livingsocial voucher for a massage and a facial, and I had no trouble scheduling. I called, someone answered, I told them I had a voucher, and I scheduled for ten days out. I don't understand why people find it unbelievable that there aren't appointments available for two or three weeks. There's one massage therapist and one esthetician, so when they have an influx of customers, they get backed up. And since I'm used to scheduling massages and facials a month or more in advance at other spas, I don't think a few weeks is unusual anyway. In any case, to review my own experience: Uphoria is not a luxury spa. Everything about the place is more casual than most other places in town, from the decor to the quality of the linens to the attitude of the people who work there. It's not the quiet, super-serene experience you may expect from a spa. Given the prices, I must admit that I was expecting a somewhat more luxuriant experience. But as far as the quality of the services I received, I have no complaints. The massage was extremely effective, particularly the neck, forearm, and hand work. It's clear that Monica is incredibly knowledgeable and experienced with myofascial release and trigger point therapy. If you're looking to relieve pain or release chronic tension, I can't recommend her enough. I will definitely go back myself, as I got more relief in one 60-minute session with Monica than I have in the past with regular massages elsewhere.
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I have been to many massage therapists in my 43 years because of my scoliosis and severe and chronic back pain. That coupled with the fact that I am a dancer and fitness instructor made the need for bodywork a must. Finding Julie and experiencing her intuitive work has been a blessing for my body and in turn my life. I've seen her semi regularly for the past 15 years and I no longer suffer from chronic back pain! Now I go to see her just because and she intuitively finds something that needs work before it actually becomes a problem. I come out of a session with Julie not only feeling amazing release in my body but also genuinely cared for. Her hands are magic!
While being pregnant can be a great joy and lots of fun, the pull on my back was really intense. I saw several of the therapists at Bodywise to help relieve my discomfort, depending on scheduling issues. They were all great in their own way, although all a bit different too. The atmosphere is homey and relaxing, which I liked. I also liked that there weren't all of the scents you find in some massage offices. I found it helpful that I could buy packages of massages at a discount since I wanted to come regularly.
The staff is great. I've had deep tissue massage that really got the kinks out. I received a free 10 min sauna when I scheduled a one hour massage. That was a nice surprise. My wife and kids bought me a hot stone massage for father's day. Quite a luxury. Felt so good I fell asleep and snored (briefly). Much bigger on the inside than I expected. Very pleasantly surprised. PROS: Great staff and nice facilities, very professional CONS: Building exterior is deceptively ordinary.
I always wait until I'm in dire discomfort before I go to RelaxStation. The good thing is, no matter which therapist I get that day I always leave immensely better than when I arrived and then wonder why I let myself be in pain for so long. It's ALWAYS a great massage and ALWAYS worth it! They're great about fitting me into their schedule the same day, whether I want a chair massage, or a table massage at their location a couple doors down. I highly recommend it!
Where else can you drop in and get a massage 7 days a week? When a headache hits I don't even have to make an appointment I can just head down to RelaxStation. But, I'll sometimes call ahead when I jump in the car to see if one of my favorite therapists is available and get a hold on a time slot. Everyone who has worked on me has excellent therapeutic massage skills. This is accessible massage at its best!
Wonderful, rejuvenating and so relaxing! Thank-you for taking such good care of me. It truly was a mini-vacation from my vacation. Friendly, professional, clean, sanitary and overall just am outstanding experience. Highly recommend to anyone who wishes for a personal, and experienced spa day.
I have been visiting the Relaxation Station for years. Without fail, they are friendly, responsive to personal needs and flexible. The massages are like elixir. The service is a balm. The results make me a repeat customer.
Julie is a very nurturing person who is gifted in massage therapy. She is very sensitive to my needs and dedicated to providing me with great care. She is the best!
Hi, She is the best, she does it with passion. the place is very clean, the parking is big. you have to make an appointment before you go there. you will like it.