"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 herefor a full list of our massage and acupuncture services. Experience Sollievo today!
Introducing … …. Sollievo's Apprenticeship Program!Our newest staff members, those who have been in the field for less than 3 years (currently Alicia, Vincent and Kyoungho), are eligible to be in our AP. These therapists are in the early stages of their massage careers, and are refining their skills and knowledge through mentorships at Sollievo and continued outside study.
New Massage Therapy Available
Zero Balancing is a modality that uses gentle, skilled touch to locate and address areas of the body where energy and structure have become imbalanced. These imbalances can cause physical, mental and emotional tensions and/or weaknesses, resulting in stress, discomfort, pain, depression; and to a small or larger degree, physical and emotional immobility. By bringing the body into balance - a state in which energy is able to move freely throughout the whole person - a feeling of increased awareness and well-being can be experienced, which allows health and life possibilities to exist on a broader scale.
Zero Balancing (ZB) has a standard protocol which it uses as a body-map for the practitioner and allows for a stand alone treatment but it can also be integrated into a session with massage or other bodywork modalities.
If interested in booking a ZB appointment ask for Joseph or for more information regarding ZB please speak with Joseph or visit http://www.zerobalancing.com
Product of the Month! Cryoderm and Cryoderm Heat - $15.00
Cryoderm is an all natural pain reliever comprised of essential oils and natural plant extracts. It's cooling effects provide pain relief from back, shoulder and neck pain, muscle sprains, strains and spasms,arthritis, bursitis and tendonitis and painful joints.
Cryoderm Heat is a warming product that provides fast acting, deep penetrating pain relieving warmth for muscle sprains, strains, sore stiff muscles, bursitis, tendonitis, arthritis and joint pain. The secret of this pain reliever is its deep penetrating, long lasting gentle warmth. Contains Capsaicin, Camphor and other natural ingredients.
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Conveniently located near Porter, Davis & Harvard Square and across the river from Boston.
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