Give Mom the Gift of Relaxation This Mother’s Day

Buy Two $75 Gift Cards from Massage Envy Spa, Get a Free Half-Hour Massage Session

DALLAS, TX (April 16, 2014)… Mother’s Day is Sunday, May 11. The gift of relaxation is a gift any mom would love to receive. To help, Dallas-Fort Worth Massage Envy Spas have a special offer for Mother’s Day: buy two $75 gift cards and receive a free, half-hour massage session.

The mothers in our lives do so much for everyone. It’s important to show we appreciate them. With a Massage Envy Spa gift card, they can pamper themselves with time away from responsibilities and the opportunity to relax and recharge. Their well-being matters.

Therapeutic massage provides many benefits – both physically and mentally. Taking time to relax allows the body and mind the opportunity to recover from everyday stresses.

The Massage Envy Spa Mother’s Day gift card offer is valid from April 20 – May 11, 2014. Gift cards must be purchased in person at one of the 34 DFW Massage Envy Spa locations. Recipients may use the gift cards for any combination of products and services offered at any of the 900+ Massage Envy Spas nation-wide.
Massage Envy Spas offer a wide variety of massage services, including Swedish massage, deep tissue massage, reflexology, Hot Stone Envy®, trigger point therapy, sports massage, Deep Muscle Therapy, cranial sacral therapy, prenatal massage, geriatric massage, AromaTherapy and sugar foot scrub therapy.

In addition, 18 DFW Massage Envy Spas offer Healthy Skin facial treatments using Murad® skincare products, which are specifically formulated to nourish skin and address disorders and concerns such as anti-aging, sensitive skin, acne/blemishes and environmental damage.
At Massage Envy Spa, an introductory, a one-hour massage session (a 50-minute massage and time for consultation and dressing) is just $49.99 and a one-hour Healthy Skin facial session is $59.99. Memberships are available for $59.99 per month and include a one-hour massage session. Members can enjoy unlimited additional one-hour massage sessions at the $39.99 member rate or a one-hour Healthy Skin facial session for $49.99.

Log on to http://www.massageenvy.com/regions/TX/Dallas.aspx to find the nearest Massage Envy Spa. All spas are open seven days a week.

Massage Envy Spas, Support Earl’s Dream Team

NFL Hall of Famer Earl Campbell is Official Hero of 2014 Walk to Cure Arthritis North Texas on May 3

Who: Dallas-Fort Worth Massage Envy Spas & The Arthritis Foundation
What: 2014 Walk to Cure Arthritis North Texas, presented by Pollock – May is National Arthritis Month
When: Saturday, May 3, 2014, 8 – 11 a.m.
8 – 9 a.m. Registration
8 – 11 a.m. Event Festivities (Kids Zone, Health Zone, Senior Corner, Dog Zone, Contests)
8:30 – 9 a.m. Announcements/Awards Ceremony
9 – 10 a.m. Walk start
10 – 11 a.m. Celebration/Door Prizes

Where: Globe Life Park in Arlington (formerly The Ballpark at Arlington), 1000 Ballpark Way, Arlington, TX 76011
Details: The Dallas and Tarrant County Arthritis Walks have been combined into one event this year and renamed – Walk to Cure Arthritis North Texas. NFL Hall of Famer Earl Campbell – who has severe osteoarthritis in his knees, feet and back – is the Official Hero of the 2014 Walk to Cure Arthritis Texas Series. Massage Envy Spa is a national sponsor of the Walk to Cure Arthritis.
At the Massage Envy Spa tent, five licensed massage therapists will be performing chair massages.
Participants can register online prior to May 3 or register at the walk. Fundraising donations should be turned in at check-in/registration. To register, donate, or for more information on the walk, go to http://walktocurearthritisnorthtx.kintera.org/faf/home/default.asp?ievent=1097466.

For more information about the Arthritis Foundation and Juvenile Arthritis, go to www.Arthritis.org.

Log on to http://www.massageenvy.com/regions/TX/Dallas.aspx to find the nearest Massage Envy Spa. All spas are open seven days a week.

Mom Deserves the Gift of Relaxation This Mother’s Day

Buy 2 DFW Massage Envy Spa Gift Cards; Get a Free Half-Hour Massage Session

Who: Dallas-Fort Worth Massage Envy Spas (34 locations)

What: Dallas-Fort Worth Massage Envy Spas are making gift-giving easier for Mother’s Day – buy two $75 gift cards and receive a free; half-hour massage session. This offer is only valid at the 34 DFW Massage Envy Spas. Massage Envy Spa gift cards may be used for any combination of products and services offered in any Massage Envy Spa nation-wide.

When: The Massage Envy Spa Mother’s Day gift card offer is valid from April 27 – May 11; 2014.

Where: Gift cards must be purchased in person at one of the 34 DFW Massage Envy Spa locations. Recipients may use the gift cards at any of the 900+ Massage Envy Spas nation-wide.

Details: Give the gift of relaxation to Mom this Mother’s Day; May 11. Massage Envy Spas offer a wide variety of massage services; including Swedish massage; deep tissue massage; reflexology; Hot Stone Envy®; trigger point therapy; sports massage; Deep Muscle Therapy; cranial sacral therapy; prenatal massage; geriatric massage; AromaTherapy and sugar foot scrub therapy.

In addition; 18 DFW Massage Envy Spas offer Healthy Skin facial treatments using Murad® skincare products; which are specifically formulated to nourish skin and address disorders and concerns such as anti-aging; sensitive skin; acne/blemishes and environmental damage.

Log on to http://www.massageenvy.com/regions/TX/Dallas.aspx to find the nearest Massage Envy Spa. All spas are open seven days a week.

Massage Envy SPA Rockwall Celebrates Move and Grand Re-Opening March 29

New Location is Easy to Find – Just Across the Parking Lot

Who: Massage Envy SPA Rockwall

What: Move and Grand Re-Opening

When: Saturday, March 29, 2014, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Where: Massage Envy SPA Rockwall, Rockwall Town Center, 2951 Ridge Rd., Ste. 101, Rockwall, TX 75032

Details: Massage Envy SPA Rockwall, owned by Kenneth and Celeste Lyons, is moving across the parking lot. The Suite 111 location will close on Wednesday, March 19, at 10 p.m., and the spa will re-open in its new space in Suite 101 at 8 a.m. on Monday, March 24. For the Grand Re-Opening celebration on March 29, guests are invited to tour the new spa; enjoy complimentary chair massages, mini facials and Murad® Healthy Skin Analysis; and enter drawings for free massages, facials and prizes donated by Buffalo Creek Golf Course, area car washes, restaurants and other local businesses. Light refreshments will be provided.

For more information about Massage Envy SPA Rockwall, call 972-722-9595 or visit http://www.massageenvy.com/clinics/TX/Rockwall.

A wide variety of massage services are available at Massage Envy Spas, including Swedish massage, deep tissue massage, reflexology, hot stone massage, trigger point therapy, sports massage, Deep Muscle Therapy, cranial sacral therapy, prenatal massage, geriatric massage, AromaTherapy and sugar foot scrub.

Massage Envy SPA Cedar Hill Named 2013 Business of the Year

Award One of Six Presented by Cedar Hill Chamber at Annual Dinner

Tina and Derek Michels realized a dream when they opened Massage Envy SPA Cedar Hill in August 2013. And after being open less than six months, Massage Envy Spa Cedar Hill has been named the 2013 Business of the Year by the Cedar Hill Chamber – one of six awards presented at the Chamber’s awards dinner and annual meeting on January 23.

“We’re really excited,” says Tina. “The Chamber told us we were nominated for the Fast Start Award, so we were shocked to win Business of the Year.”

Tina joined the Cedar Hill Chamber in February 2013 and has been active in numerous community events from the beginning. The Cedar Hill Chamber is part of the Best Southwest Partnership – made up of the cities of Cedar Hill, DeSoto, Duncanville, Lancaster and associate cities Ferris, Glenn Heights, Hutchins, Midlothian, Ovilla, Red Oak and Wilmer – which offers many connections and opportunities for businesses.

“The Best Southwest is unique. They embraced us with open arms. The City of Cedar Hill has been very welcoming, and the Chamber has helped us reach a lot of families we otherwise wouldn’t have,” Tina adds. “The Spa is doing much better than we expected for the time we’ve been open. Many of our members are from local businesses, which is the clientele we love to service.”

Prior to opening Massage Envy SPA Cedar Hill, massage and wellness had already been part of Tina’s life for 10 years as she worked as a Lead Massage Therapist, Spa Director and Massage Therapy Program Director. She serves on the Arthritis Foundation committee representing Massage Envy Spas, a national sponsor of the Arthritis Foundation. Tina loved the business model and husband Derek convinced her it was time to take the next step.

Freddy O’Pry, in charge of Franchise Development for Massage Envy Spas DFW, stated, “This is excellent – great job! Tina and Derek have been amazing with the Cedar Hill spa, and we aren’t surprised that they won this award. Working within your community, being visible, is how you grow your business.”

Massage Envy Spa Cedar Hill is located in Uptown Village at 305 FM 1382, Suite 110, Cedar Hill, TX 75104. Call the spa at 469-272-3689 or visit http://www.massageenvy.com/clinics/TX/Uptown-Village-at-Cedar-Hill.aspx.

Log on to http://www.massageenvy.com/regions/TX/Dallas.aspx to find the nearest Massage Envy Spa. All spas are open seven days a week.

Massage Envy Spa Houston is Proud to Serve the BP MS 150

Official Massage Therapy Partner Readying for Country’s Largest Fundraising Bike Ride on April 12-13, 2014

Massage Envy Spa Houston staff are already flexing their fingers and hands to warm up for the 2014 BP MS 150 bike ride on Saturday and Sunday, April 12-13, 2014. Massage Envy Spa, the nation’s leading provider of massage therapy in the U.S., is participating in the annual event for the seventh year – the sixth as a sponsor, and will again be offering professional massage sessions for riders.

The BP MS 150 begins in Houston and finishes in downtown Austin in front of the Bob Bullock Texas State History Museum near the State Capitol. Cyclists stay overnight in LaGrange at the Fayette County Fairgrounds.

In LaGrange, event organizers recommend that participants take advantage of the 86 licensed professional massage therapists that will be provided by the 30 Houston Massge Envy Spas. They will be offering massages between 11 a.m. and 7 p.m. in the Exhibit Hall at the back of the fairgrounds.
The last massage session will begin at 6 p.m. The cost is $1 per minute and massages are offered on a first come, first served basis. Massage services are cash only; an ATM will be available.
Houston Massage Envy Spas will also station additional licensed professional massage therapists in select corporate tents around the fairgrounds, providing massages to ease discomforts from Saturday’s ride and preparing the cyclists for Sunday.

Most people with MS are diagnosed between the ages of 20 and 50, with at least two to three times more women than men being diagnosed with the disease. MS affects more than 2.1 million people worldwide.

“The BP MS 150 website notes that ‘multiple sclerosis stops people from moving’. It is part of our mission to help sufferers achieve the best range of motion and relief from pain that is possible for them,’” says Lance O’Pry, Houston regional developer for Massage Envy Spa. “Massage Envy Spa Houston employees are very proud to be a part of this effort by helping the riders who are raising the funds. Funds raised by the bike rides go toward medical research and providing services to people with MS – services that increase independence.”

O’Pry adds, “To show our appreciation, every rider who brings their bib into one of our 30 Houston Massage Envy Spas will receive a complimentary Deep Muscle Therapy enhancement through April 30, 2014.”

This is the 30th year for the MS 150 in Houston, and the 14th presented by BP. Not only is it the largest fundraising bike ride in the country, it is also the top fundraising ride for the National MS Society with more than $175 million raised to fund research and projects since the first MS 150 in Houston in 1985. The ride again broke records in 2013, raising more than $18.1 million. In 2014, the fundraising goal for the BP MS 150 is $18.5 million.

Organized by the National Multiple Sclerosis Society, MS 150 bike rides are held around the country to raise funds to fight multiple sclerosis (MS) and generate awareness about a chronic, often disabling disease that attacks the central nervous system. The BP MS 150 is expecting 13,000 participants for the two-day, 180-mile bike ride from Houston to Austin.

To register as a cyclist or volunteer, or to donate online, visit the 2014 BP MS 150 at http://biketxh.nationalmssociety.org/site/TR/Bike/TXHBikeEvents?sid=3590&type=fr_informational&pg=informational&fr_id=22598. Follow the BP MS 150 on www.facebook.com/BPMS150BikeRide or Twitter @BPMS150.

In addition to its support for people who suffer from MS and other debilitating diseases, Massage Envy Spa can also help both professional and weekend athletes improve their performance, recover faster after exerting themselves and simply enjoy their sports more. The focus of sports massage is on areas of the body that are over or underused and stressed from repetitive, and sometimes unfamiliar, movements.

More and more athletes are including sports massage therapy as part of a balanced training regimen. Sports massage can not only reduce recovery time during training or after an event, but it can help an athlete prepare for the activity. The benefits of specially designed sports massage are many: it promotes flexibility, reduces fatigue, improves endurance, helps prevent injuries, and prepares the body and mind for optimal performance.

A wide variety of massage services are available at Massage Envy Spas, including Swedish massage, deep tissue massage, reflexology, Hot Stone Envy Hot Stone Envy®, trigger point therapy, sports massage, Deep Muscle Therapy, cranial sacral therapy, prenatal massage, geriatric massage, AromaTherapy and sugar foot scrub.

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Massage Envy SPA Mesquite Crossing to Celebrate Grand Opening March 19

Day’s Festivities to Include Chamber of Commerce Ribbon-Cutting, Blood Drive for Carter Blood Care and Tours into the World of Massage Envy Spas

Who: Massage Envy SPA Mesquite Crossing, Mesquite Chamber of Commerce and Carter Blood Care

What: Grand Opening of Massage Envy SPA Mesquite Crossing, Mesquite Chamber of Commerce ribbon-cutting and blood drive for Carter Blood Care

When: Wednesday, March 19, 2014 (10am – 6pm), Chamber of Commerce ribbon-cutting at 10 a.m.

Where: Massage Envy SPA Mesquite Crossing, 1765 N. Town East Blvd. Ste. 155, Mesquite, TX 75150

Details: Massage Envy SPA Mesquite Crossing is owned by Dr. Rick Klics, and April Klics. Grand Opening festivities will include a Mesquite Chamber of Commerce ribbon-cutting and a blood drive Attendees will learn about membership benefits and services such as Aroma Therapy and facial screenings. Light refreshments will be provided, and guests can enter drawings for free massages, facials and spa products throughout the day.

Additionally, Massage Envy SPA Mesquite Crossing will host a blood drive for Carter Blood Care during the Grand Opening. “We encourage everyone to join our employees and staff in donating blood to help those in our community in great need,” says Dr. Klics. “Where else can you have a snack, win prizes, learn about therapeutic massage and healthy skin care, AND quite possibly save a life – all at the same time?”
For more information about Massage Envy SPA Mesquite Crossing, call 972-681-0101 or visit http://www.massageenvy.com/clinics/TX/Mesquite-Crossing. “We look forward to being an active and proud member of the Mesquite business community,” adds April Klics.

Massage Envy’s Swedish Massage, Lavender AromaTherapy Make for Great Night’s Sleep

Massage Lets You Hit Mental ‘Reset Button’

Can a good massage help you sleep better? The answer is a resounding ‘yes.’ And one of the best massage techniques for this is Swedish massage therapy, available at Dallas/Fort Worth Massage Envy Spas.

According to C.G. Funk, licensed massage therapist and vice president of industry relations and product development for Massage Envy Spas, “Massage therapy leads to a feeling of relaxation and calm, and clients often report a sense of clarity and perspective. Not only does massage therapy feel good physically, but it also seems to hit a mental ‘reset button,’ leading to clearer thoughts and enhanced sleep.

“Massage therapy can also manage two common sleep stealers: stress and pain. Massage therapy tackles stress on the physical level by easing muscle tightness and on the biochemical level by lowering levels of the stress hormone cortisol – prompting the release of endorphins, which make us feel good.

“Massage therapy has been shown to mediate pain, which is very good news for people living with fibromyalgia and osteoarthritis. The pain-lessening benefits of regular massage therapy lead to better sleep. Better sleep will ultimately give your body time to restore and heal.”

Swedish massage therapy is what comes to mind when most people think about massage. One of the primary goals of Swedish massage is to relax the entire body, which is accomplished by rubbing the muscles with long gliding strokes in the direction of blood returning to the heart. But Swedish massage is also exceptionally beneficial for increasing the level of oxygen in the blood, decreasing muscle toxins, and improving circulation and flexibility while easing tension.

A study conducted by the National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine, and published in The New York Times, found that volunteers who received a 45-minute Swedish massage experienced significant decreases in levels of the stress hormone cortisol, as well as arginine vasopressin – a hormone that can lead to increases in cortisol. Volunteers also had increases in the number of lymphocytes – white blood cells that are part of the immune system, and a boost in the immune cells that may help fight colds and the flu.

Swedish massage techniques also include circular pressure applied by the hands and palms, firm kneading, percussion-like tapping, bending and stretching. Before and during a Swedish massage session, talking to the massage therapist will allow the massage to be customized.

To take relaxation a step further, Massage Envy Spa suggests enhancing your massage with Lavender Garden AromaTherapy to help reduce inflammation, calm the mind and promote restful sleep. Lavender Garden’s foundation of patchouli, grapefruit and sweet orange highlight two unique lavender oils. First, English true lavender is used to both reduce pain and inflammation, and act as a mild antidepressant and calming agent. Next, lavender helps support the respiratory system, aid in natural detoxification and promote restful sleep.

A wide variety of massage services are available at Massage Envy Spas, including Swedish massage, deep tissue massage, reflexology, Hot Stone Envy®, trigger point therapy, sports massage, Deep Muscle Therapy, cranial sacral therapy, prenatal massage, geriatric massage, AromaTherapy and sugar foot scrub therapy.

*At Massage Envy, an introductory one-hour massage session (a 50-minute massage and time for consultation and dressing) is just $49. Memberships are available for $59 per month and include a one-hour massage session. Members may also enjoy unlimited additional one-hour massage sessions at the $39 member rate.