October 08, 2013 // Franchising.com // San Antonio, Texas – Massage Heights, an international premium franchise membership massage company that makes regular massage therapy affordable and convenient to the masses will sponsor the American Cancer Society’s 850 person Chicago Marathon DetermiNation team on October 13th as the final race in the company’s national sponsorship of the Society’s DetermiNation endurance event program.
The Chicago Marathon represents the last race and largest DetermiNation team in the six race sponsorship that began in October 2012 and helped drive participation in the program in these races through increased awareness among Massage Heights’ customers and support of their cancer research portfolio through a variety of ways. The Chicago event team, made up of 850 individuals, many of them cancer survivors themselves has raised more than $850,000. Massage Heights is bringing their own team of 21 runners (the largest corporate team) from San Antonio and Dallas including two company representatives.
“Massage Heights is proud to support the American Cancer Society’s Chicago Marathon DetermiNation team and it’s participants in their efforts to help people touched by cancer live better lives. Our brand was founded on the philosophy of helping people live their lives better through increased relaxation, better pain management and overall wellness; all direct benefits of massage,” said Massage Heights Co-founder and COO, Shane Evans, who with her mother, a cancer survivor herself will travel from San Antonio to attend the race to support the runners and deliver the award at the pre-race pasta team dinner.
Medical research proves a dedicated program of massage can help fight off disease and depression, boost immunity, relieve pain, improve athletic performance, increase alertness and improve sleep quality. Massage Heights employs licensed, registered and certified Massage Therapists who are trained to provide a variety of therapeutic massage treatments that are customized to address the individual needs of their Member and non-member guests. Retreats
are conveniently open seven days a week. Prices start at $49.99 for a one-hour massage for first time Guests and monthly membership programs are as low as $59.99 and include a monthly one-hour massage (prices vary by location), making Massage Heights an affordable solution for people looking to improve their overall wellness.
For more information on Massage Heights’ relationship with the American Cancer Society, please visit www.massageheights.com, www.facebook.com/MassageHeights or on Twitter @Massage_Hghts
Founded in San Antonio, Texas, in 2004, Massage Heights is a premium franchise massage Retreat company built on a membership model. The model makes regular massage therapy affordable, while still providing the level of service available at a five-star resort. The company’s mission is to help all types of people incorporate convenient, high-quality, rejuvenating massage into their lives so that they can live better and elevate the everyday. In an exploding industry, the company has more than 92 operating franchise locations in the United States and Canada and plans to open a total of 500 U.S. locations within the next five years. The company was ranked in Entrepreneur Magazine’s Franchise 500 list for 2012 and in Franchise Times’ Next 300 list for 2013. Massage Heights is a member of the International Franchise Association (IFA) and proudly supports the American Cancer Society DetermiNation team in their efforts to help people who have been touched by cancer live better lives. For more information visit www.massageheights.com.
SOURCE Massage Heights