SAN ANTONIO - Nov. 4, 2013 // PRNewswire // - It's no secret that many people experience heightened stress around the holidays, which are supposed to be "merry." According to a recent survey published by the American Psychological Association, nearly eight out of ten people suffer from physical symptoms of stress, including headaches, pains, tense muscles and insomnia. Stress can also break down your immune system, making you more susceptible to the common cold or flu. Luckily, massage therapy, which was once thought of as a luxury, has been proven to help reduce stress and improve your overall wellness, which is essential to helping you stay healthy for the holidays.
Massage Heights, a family-owned membership-based massage franchise company with nearly 100 locations in the United States and Canada, strives to make professional massage and skin therapy convenient and affordable for all people, so they can stay healthy and well. This holiday season, when customers buy a $75 gift card, they'll receive a bonus gift certificate for free hot stone therapy, up to a $40 value, which helps elevate the massage experience by enabling deeper muscle and tissue relaxation.
"While the holidays are supposed to be cheerful, the reality is that it's a stressful time," says Alexandra Charpentier, director of marketing and communications for Massage Heights. "In addition to the everyday pressures of juggling family and work, people are faced with the additional holiday stress of spending money, finding the perfect gift and entertaining. Massage and skin therapy can be the solution to your stress, and Massage Heights in particular provides great value and can help you save money and give the gift of a custom massage, facial or membership that everybody will be thankful for."
Massage Heights offers a variety of massage services to fit Guests' needs, including Deep Tissue, Swedish, Sports Therapy, Prenatal and Reflexology. The Retreats also offer custom dermalogica® skin treatments, which include Anti-Aging, Clear Skin, Brightening and Sensitive Skin facials. Massage Heights offers first-time Guests an introductory 1-Hour custom massage for $49.99 or 1-Hour custom dermalogica® skin treatment for $59.99 (prices vary by market), and custom Lifestyle Programs that include a monthly 1-Hour massage for $59.99 (prices vary by market) or $69.99 for a 1-Hour facial (prices vary by market).
Therapeutic experience-enhancing add-on services called "Elevations" include a Reviving Foot Scrub, Revitalizing Face Massage, Hot Stone Therapy, Active Therapy and all-natural aromatherapy. 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. Many health-conscience consumers do not consider massage to be self-indulgent but rather a vital and invaluable part of their overall wellness program.
Massage Heights employs licensed, registered and certified massage and skin therapists, who are trained to provide a variety of therapeutic massage and facial treatments that are customized to address the individual needs of their Member and Non-member Guests.
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Founded in San Antonio, Texas, in 2004, Massage Heights is a family owned franchise massage 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 96 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 and is a member of the International Franchise Association (IFA).
SOURCE Massage Heights