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Massage Envy Spa Offers Welcome Relief to Fatigued Parents

Leading Provider of Therapeutic Massage Gives Parents 'ME' Time During Hectic Back-to-School Season

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., Aug. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- From summer assignments to school supplies, the back-to-school season can be a stressful time for parents as they prepare children and teens for the new school year to start. Massage Envy Spa – with more than 80 locations in the Bay Area and Sacramento  – has a proven solution for parents looking to bring balance to the frenzy of the season: massage therapy.

Massage Envy Spa, based in Scottsdale, Arizona, is a national franchisor, and through its franchised locations, is the leading provider of therapeutic massage in the United States. The national franchise is dedicated to providing professional and affordable therapeutic massage and spa services to members and guests with busy lifestyles at convenient times and locations. Founded in 2002, Massage Envy Spa has more than 980 franchise locations in 49 states and 1.4 million members.

"A therapeutic massage can help frazzled parents regain balance and reenergize – even on the busiest of days," said Connie Choi, mother of three and co-owner of five Massage Envy Spa clinics in the Northern California region. "It's amazing how much a massage can relieve stress and improve relaxation."

Massage Envy Spa offers eight varieties of therapeutic massages, including Deep Tissue, Swedish and Trigger Point Therapy. Consistent massages – such as two or more per month – help:

  • Reduce stress
  • Lower blood pressure
  • Increase relaxation
  • Improve posture
  • Improve circulation
  • Manage pain or injury

Therapeutic massage is an important and affordable part of any individual wellness program. "Many of our clients have been referred by a health care provider who understands the mental and physical health benefits of massage," said Choi. "And although Massage Envy Spa offerings are affordable, some health insurance plans will actually cover the costs."

Choi especially recommends that first-timers give therapeutic massage a chance.

"Clients often remark that they wish they had started getting massages sooner," said Choi. "Massage Envy Spa is the perfect comfortable, welcoming place for anyone to have their first massage. Our experts will recommend the best type of massage based on the client's objective, whether it's for physical health improvements or simply to relax and enjoy some deserved relief."

To find a Massage Envy Spa near you and take advantage of 50 percent off your first massage, visit www.MassageEnvy.com.

About Massage Envy Spa 
Massage Envy Spa, based in Scottsdale, Arizona, is a national franchisor, and through its franchised locations, is the leading provider of therapeutic massage in the United States. The national franchise is dedicated to providing professional and affordable therapeutic massage and spa services to members and guests with busy lifestyles at convenient times and locations. Founded in 2002, Massage Envy Spa has nearly 1,000 franchise locations in 49 states and 1.4 million members.  In addition, the average unit volume for a franchise location is $1.3 million. Through its national partnership with the Arthritis Foundation, Massage Envy Spa has raised more than $2 million in three, one-day Healing Hands for Arthritis events. The company was recently ranked #88 in Franchise Time's Top 200, #54 in Entrepreneur's 2014 Franchise 500 and #24 in its Fastest Growing Franchise rankings. Massage Envy Spa is a member of the International Franchise Association (IFA) and was named a 2013 Military Friendly Franchise. For more information, visit MassageEnvy.com.

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