"I walked out of here feeling like Gumby, my friends - no small feat considering all the tension I'd built up in my back over a spring time of stress at work. Upon arriving, I filled out a quick waiver and intake form, noting what kind of massage I'd like (athletic! with PRESSURE.) and pinpointing on a diagram my most-needy body parts."
"I live close by, but would definitely commute to get here- it's so worth it. Whether to recover from a sore back, or to de-stress or pamper- GO! You won't regret it."
"I cant't say enough good things about the massages and the treatment I have gotten here...The atmosphere is soothing and calming as soon as you walk in the door, the staff are friendly and helpful, incredibly knowledgeable and great listeners"
"I have been having chronic hamstring pain on my left leg after workouts and she worked on my lower back, glutes, hamstring, and calves. The day after I was able to sit for more than 30 minutes and get up without pain and it was awesome!"
"Absolutely the most professional and knowledgeable massage therapist I have ever experienced. I have very tight muscles and tendons and [they] knew exactly how to relax them. The place was spotless and beautiful with natural materials all over. The perfect unwind."
"I always thought a massage was a luxury. Nothing could be farther from the truth. Check out the appointment schedules of fortune 500 CEO's and top management - exercise and massage therapy is always scheduled."
"An extremely professional staff of massage therapists who totally understand their profession and the critical part they play in making us 'whole'."
"In my opinion, its the best place to get a massage in the Cambridge-Somerville area. Highly recommended."
"...tried acupuncture for the first time at Sollievo [she] is absolutely wonderful. She's informative, answers all your questions and you can tell she really cares and wants to create a treatment that is right for you."
"Sollievo is the only place I'll go now for acupuncture and massage. I've been there quite a bit this past year and the service and bodywork experience is excellent with every visit."
"From the beautiful decor, to the highly skilled and professional massage therapists, to the soothing atmosphere, this place is top notch! I would recommend it to anyone looking for quality massage and bodywork. Sollievo will make you feel at home."
"... highly skilled and sensitive hands not only found all of my sore spots, they also found the muscles responsible for the pain which were not always anywhere near the sore spots."
"... knowledge of anatomy and her uncanny ability to zero in were unbelievable. I left there in a new body."
"The Sollievo experience is NOT a treat but a necessity!"
"Going to Sollievo for massage therapy saved me during a period of intense stress in my life."
"Going in to give myself a gift of an hour and fifteen minutes of peace provided a true sanctuary for me. Now I go to help maintain the progress I made, and as one of the ways I try to achieve balance in my life."
"Sollievo is in an ideal location, and has a wonderful atmosphere, decor, and most importantly, incredibly talented, professional, and caring staff."
"I highly recommend Sollievo for total relaxation and well being . The staff are very professional and attentive to your needs and focus on what is right for you."
"My regular visits on weekends give me much-needed relief from the accumulated stresses and muscle kinks and pains of the work week."
"You'd never know that the bustle and noise of Mass. Ave. is right outside. It's well worth my travel from Boston to Cambridge."
"I've never been treated so well or in such a restful, pleasant setting."
"The therapists there take the time to get a history and come up with a treatment plan that is individualized and specific for the areas that most need attention."
"Sollievo is one of the best places to get massage and acupuncture in Greater Boston!"
"And the acupuncturist is one of the best around. I won't see anyone else for my acupuncture."
"Excellent technicians -- both massage and acupuncture. Convenient hours -- even Sundays. Easy to make an appointment online."
Did you know the body has a natural ability to heal itself? Massage therapy and acupuncture assist our already powerful immune systems by unwinding tight muscles, unblocking energy channels and creating the time and space your body needs to heal. The Sollievo experience is centered on a partnership between you and your therapist to create the right opportunities for positive change to occur in your body.
By jointly investing in your personal health, we can help you manage chronic pain, recover from injuries, relieve tension and achieve relaxation. Click here for a full list of our massage services. Experience Sollievo today!
Sollievo has been nominated for the Boston A-List and would appreciate your support. If we are your favorite local massage practice, please take the time to vote for us by clicking on the link below. Voting ends July 31st so there is still time to cast your vote. Thank you for your continued support.http://boston.cityvoter.com/search?q=sollievo
New Staff Members! Discount Extended thru July 31!
New Products Available from Thymes Bath and Body Collection!
In addition to the the perennial favorite, Frasier Fir, Sollievo has three additional, new fragrance choices available from the Thymes Collection.
Lotus Sandal - an earthy combination of patchouli, sandalwood, red lotus and spicy clove
Eucalyptus - a fresh, clean blend of eucalyptus, lemon and lime
Lavender - a pure, crisp palette of brisk lavender, herbal clary sage, violet leaf and rosewood.
Products are available in body wash, body lotion, bath oil hand cream, candles, and perfume. Stop in and choose your favorite!
Product of the Month - Foot Rubz $5.75 each
Stimulates acupressure points in your feet, hands, and body helping to relieve soreness and pain.
New Therapy Available - Zero Balancing
Zero Balancing is a modality that works with the dynamics of structure and energy of the body. High energy areas are frequently experienced as tension, pain, discomfort and lack of mobility. Low energy areas are frequently experienced as weakness, fatigue, fragility or vulnerability. During a Zero Balancing session, a client rests on his or her back, typically in comfortable, exercise, yoga style clothing. The practitioner applies gentle hand contact to feet, hips, sacrum, ribs, shoulders, neck and head in order to create a zero balance state within the skeletal structure.
At a neutral energy state, otherwise stated as Zero balanced, clients frequently report a sense of increased awareness, wholeness, calm, well-being, restoration and euphoria. Zero Balancing can also be integrated into massage and craniosacral sessions. When booking, ask for Joseph.
2285 Massachusetts Ave Cambridge, MA 02140
Conveniently located near Porter, Davis & Harvard Square and across the river from Boston.
Fax: (617) 354.3085
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