The Ultimate Guide to Where to Get a Massage in Philly

Need some tension relief? From Center City to the ’burbs, we’ve got plenty of relaxing massage spots to suit your needs.


Whether you’re looking for a Swedish or an aromatherapy-scented massage, we’ve got a Philly location to meet your needs. / Photograph courtesy of Haven Wellness.

There’s no shortage of venues in and around Philadelphia where you can get a massage, whether you’re treating yourself to a rare self-care day or trying to work massage therapy into your monthly wellness routine. Here’s our guide to area locations that’ll make your knots and tension disappear.

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Center City and Rittenhouse | Old City | Fairmount, Brewerytown, Callowhill, and Spring Garden | Northern Liberties, Fishtown, Port Richmond, and Kensington | South Philadelphia, East Passyunk, Queen Village, Point Breeze, and Bella Vista | Manayunk, Roxborough, and East Falls | Germantown, Mt. Airy, and Chestnut Hill | West Philadelphia | Northeast Philadelphia | Main Line | Suburbs | Multiple Location Venues

Massages in Center City and Rittenhouse

The Spa at Four Seasons Hotel Philadelphia

Where: 1 North 19th Street

From a warm crystal massage to an aromatherapy or scalp treatment, the Spa at Four Seasons Hotel Philadelphia allows you to luxuriate 57 floors above the city. Multiple add-ons are available, including a “Mother-to-be” massage and a salt crystal exfoliation.

Le Rêve Rittenhouse

Where: 255 South 17th Street, Suite 400

A Rittenhouse day spa with a comprehensive slate of massages, including an acupressure stress relief massage, dry cupping therapy, and a four-handed massage.

 

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Rescue Spa

Where: 1601 Walnut Street, 3rd floor

This full-service spa‘s focus on self-care shows in all of its massage services, from hot stone to deep tissue treatments. They’ve got 10 treatment rooms, plus other beauty and wellness offerings like a steam room, infrared saunas, and a hair and nail salon.

The Underground Spa & Wellness

Where: 1 Logan Square

Perfect for both hotel guests and day visitors, the Underground Spa at The Logan Hotel provides massage services — including a CBD-infused option — with an emphasis on aromatherapy in a water-inspired location. (You can soak or swim in the pool before or after your treatment.)

The Rittenhouse Spa & Club

Where: 210 West Rittenhouse Square

The Rittenhouse Hotel’s in-house spa boasts an extensive list of massage services, all of which can be elevated by adding a body scrub, aromatherapy, or hot stones.

 

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Skincare Lounge Spa

Where: 1512 Sansom Street, Suite 300

Known for its amazing facials and wax treatments, Skincare Lounge Spa also offers a variety of massages, from reflexology to Himalayan salt stone and lymphatic drainage.

Philadelphia Mind-Body Acupuncture

Where: 1740 South Street, Suite 503

This integrative medicine spot doesn’t just do acupuncture — it also offers a range of massages from Swedish to prenatal massage.

Richel D’Ambra Spa & Salon

Where: 10 Avenue of the Arts, 3rd floor (inside The Ritz-Carlton)

The luxury massage treatments at this spa inside The Ritz-Carlton include traditional Swedish and deep tissue, plus specialty ones featuring Tibetan singing bowls, guided meditation, and Reiki.

Eviama

Where: 109 South 13th Street

Eviama is one of the region’s top “green” spas, taking steps to be eco-conscious in many ways. Their specialties include myofascial, abdominal therapy, and the “Houdini Jini” to unlock tension in your head, neck, and jaw.

 

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Wee Massage

Where: 253 South 10th Street

Go here for Chinese massage, or Tui Na, and foot reflexology. They offer 60- and 90-minute services, plus a combo body and foot massage.

Judy Moon and Associates Massage Therapists

Where: 829 Spruce Street, Suite 300

Judy Moon and her team provide tons of massage options, including touch therapy, Reiki, immune boost, and even Mu Xing Treatment, which uses warm bamboo and rosewood tools for a deep tissue massage.

Phila Massages

Where: 132 South 17th Street, 4th floor

Phila Massages specializes in helping the city’s athletes heal their bodies. Since their therapists focus on sports massages only, they’re able to customize their treatments according to your training regimens and upcoming competitions. They’ll also come to you.

Massages in Old City

The Spa Terme di Aroma

Where: 32 North 3rd Street

This day spa brings the healing philosophies of the Mediterranean right to Old City. Here, you can enjoy aromatherapy-infused massage treatments like deep tissue and craniosacral therapy.

 

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Victoria Roggio Beauty

Where: 219 Cuthbert Street, 6th floor

This all-in-one spa boasts facials, brow work, and body wraps, but also an array of massage choices — from scalp and facial to full-body and tummy-focused.

Kari Skin

Where: 325 Cherry Street, rear 2nd floor

Though this new Old City self-care hub is known for their facials, Kari Skin is also equipped to knead out your body’s knots with intuitive touch and CBD oil-infusion massages.

 

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Massage Studio of Philadelphia

Where: 219 Cuthbert Street, 4th floor

As their name implies, Massage Studio of Philadelphia is totally focused on helping your body move and feel better through therapeutic body work. No matter what tension or aches you’re coming in with, the team will customize your massage to meet your specific needs.

Integrative Body Therapy Center

Where: 124 Chestnut Street, Suite 18

Aiming to provide total-body relaxation, this Old City massage spot focuses on deep tissue, Swedish, and aromatherapy massages, plus myoskeletal alignment therapy that works to restore comfortable movement through guided stretching and manual touch therapy.

Massages in Fairmount, Brewerytown, Callowhill, and Spring Garden

Still Waters Holistic Health Therapies

Where: 2305 Fairmount Avenue

Licensed acupuncturist Marnie Boccella and certified massage therapist Dan Johnson founded this center for alternative and complementary therapies in 2008 to meet the demand in the community. Johnson specializes in pain relief and sports massages, making him a favorite for Philly’s running crowd.

Massages in Northern Liberties, Fishtown, Port Richmond, and Kensington

Threshold Wellness

Where: 440 East Girard Avenue

Massage therapy is just one of the services available at this Fishtown wellness collective, which also dabbles in acupuncture, osteopathic medicine, yoga, meditation, and more. All of the therapists specialize in different modalities, so you can get the exact services you need.

 

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Formation Sauna + Wellness

Where: 305 Brown Street

Aside from their amazing sauna, Formation offers a variety of massages, including therapeutic, aromatherapy, CBD, and “one village,” a $25 massage designated for those identifying as low-income or experiencing financial hardship. You can also opt for a sauna and massage combo for the ultimate self-care day.

Tree of Zen Spa

Where: 801 North 2nd Street

Let your worries fall away and settle into a state of calm with one of Tree of Zen’s various massages, including deep tissue and therapeutic.

The Chair Massage Studio

Where: 1416 Frankford Avenue, Suite B3

If you’re short on time, but still need some self-care, go to The Chair Massage Studio, where you can get a 15-, 20-, or 30-minute chair or foot massage. They offer longer massages, too, for the days you really need that extra relief.

Nirvana Wellness Med Spa

Where: 925 North 2nd Street

Sure, this NoLibs spa has CBD, prenatal, and dry brush massages (all of which will ease tension in those achy muscles and joints), but they’ve also got a fully customizable option so you can receive hot stones, Gua Sha, cupping, or acupuncture with your experience.

 

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Ovations Salon

Where: 539 North Orianna Street

Massages are available by special appointment at this salon in a Northern Liberties row home. Book a 30-minute back massage for quick stress relief.

Tranquil Therapy

Where: 150 Cecil B. Moore Avenue, 3rd floor

Tranquil Therapy specializes in providing therapeutic massages for those living with chronic pain or autoimmune conditions, or those going through rehabilitation. On top of myofascial release and deep tissue, they also offer cupping therapy, a totally zen massage, and DermoNeuroModulating — a technique that targets the nervous system instead of your soft tissues, which is helpful for those in a lot of pain or anyone living with fibromyalgia.

Haven Wellness

Where: 1639 North Hancock Street, Suite 102

You can find Swedish, sports, and Thai massages, as well as myofascial release, craniosacral therapy, and Gua Sha facial massage at this wellness center in Olde Kensington.

 

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Practical Bodywork

Where: 2312 North Hancock Street

Licensed massage therapist Stephanie Lee Jackson does offer single sessions, but you should go for her targeted packages, which address self-care, recovery (from surgery, an injury, trauma, etc.), and pain and misalignment.

Replenish Massage Spa

Where: 1440 North 2nd Street, Suite A

This spot in Northern Liberties offers a variety of massages, including prenatal and lymphatic drainage.

Massages in South Philadelphia, East Passyunk, Queen Village, Point Breeze, and Bella Vista

South Philly Wellness

Where: 2439 West Ritner Street

Owner Jennifer Harrison June has been practicing massage therapy in Philadelphia for over 20 years. She specializes in everything from pain relief to massages inspired by other cultures, including the lomi lomi tradition from Hawaii, Indian head massage, and Thai massage.

Sanctuary on 2nd

Where: 752 South 2nd Street

This Queen Village spa offers everything from a deep tissue therapeutic massage and warming wrap — complete with CBD-infused massage oils and ointments — to cupping treatments.

Fabriq

Where: 728 South 4th Street

This boutique spa is furnished with an eclectic collection of antique pieces to create a homey feel. Massage options include a “Sticks and Stones” treatment using bamboo tools and warm stones, plus aromatherapy.

 

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Hot Hands Studio & Spa

Where: 2545 South Broad Street

Find your zen at this spa with a 30-minute mini massage, or a 60- or 90-minute deep tissue, hot stones, or Swedish massage.

Living Water Massage

Where: 1523 South 15th Street

At Living Water, the therapists believe that every massage should be personalized, so your therapeutic, sports, or Swedish will be customized every time.

Philadelphia Massage Studio

Where: 1637 South Broad Street

Bill Engstrom has been a certified massage therapist for nearly two decades, and specializes in deep tissue massages, trigger point therapy, and sports therapy.

Massages in Manayunk, Roxborough, and East Falls

Mellow Massage and Yoga

Where: 4023 Ridge Avenue

Mellow Massage and Yoga provides a long list of services designed to help you manage the stress of your hectic life, ranging from a Swedish-deep tissue hybrid massage to a treatment designed for those preparing for a detox.

 

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Great Life Chiropractic and Massage

Where: 7953 Ridge Avenue

This Roxborough-based office offers both chiropractic care and massage treatments, with three different lengths of time — 60, 90, or 120 minutes — for a full-body massage.

Massages in Germantown, Mt. Airy, and Chestnut Hill

Azima Therapeutic Massage

Where: 6809 Germantown Avenue, 2nd floor

Azima’s masseuses aim to alleviate pain associated with stress, trauma, or illness. The oncology massage, for instance, includes hands-on work and conversation to make sure the therapist can fully personalize the experience. Azima is currently only accepting existing clients, or new clients who have been given a gift card.

Relax Therapy Spa

Where: 7151 Germantown Avenue

Gilda Smith has all kinds of options to reduce your stress, including a meditative massage, osteopathic therapy, and a “Yogassage” (which is exactly what it sounds like!).

FitLife Fitness & Aquatics

Where: 7140 Germantown Avenue

While your kids are swimming and your SO’s working out, head to this fitness center’s massage room for a Swedish or deep tissue massage, Shiatsu, or Tui Na.

Sacred Paradise Spa

Where: 7203 Germantown Avenue

Each of the massage options at this Mt. Airy spa comes with a hot towel, a free consultation, and tips to improve your health.

 

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Essential Bodywork

Where: 6809 Germantown Avenue

Anne Pedrano can give you a therapeutic, aromatherapy, or prenatal massage as well as Reiki, craniosacral therapy, and CBD oil-infused massages.

Luminous Heart Reiki & Massage

Where: 7047 Germantown Avenue, Suite 205

Get a combination of Reiki and massage from Reiki master teacher and licensed massage therapist Pamela Hipp. That way, you can cultivate a true mind-body connection.

Still Point Ayurveda

Where: 6462 Chew Avenue

While Antonio Aragona mainly provides Ayurveda services, he also offers a whole host of related massages, such as acupressure, craniosacral therapy, and Thai bodywork.

Massages in West Philadelphia

Life4orceTouch

Where: 6100 City Avenue

Frank Goebel has almost every massage option you can think of. If you’re celebrating your birthday, you’ll get $25 off a 90-minute massage.

 

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Inspirational Angel Therapeutic Massage

Where: 7325 Haverford Avenue

Choose from an array of services at this West Philly location, from $1 per minute chair massages to a lotus foot scrub.

Massages in Northeast Philadelphia

Lavender Foot Spa

Where: 9867 Bustleton Avenue

Lavender Foot Spa only offers massages for your soles (and your soul), using your choice of three herbs: ginger, wormwood, or lavender.

Sowelo Massage Therapy

Where: 9576 State Road

Whatever your need, Lauren Donahue’s got the therapeutic massage for you. She also offers traveling services.

Lucky Foot Spa

Where: 2622 Rhawn Street

Don’t be fooled by the name; this spa offers services for more than just your feet. Lucky Foot also offers deep tissue and hot stone massages, reflexology, and more.

Well Feet Spa

Where: 1900 Grant Avenue (in the Grant Shopping Center)

Same thing with this strip mall spa — all the foot treatments are paired with deep tissue massages.

Massages on the Main Line

Grazia Skin Care Studio & Spa

Where: 312 East King Street, Malvern

Whether you’re looking for a deep tissue treatment or an answer for your allergies, Grazia has got it all. Its team of “on-call” therapists are here to help you take a break from the stress of your day-to-day.

 

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Ame Salon and Spa

Where: 111 Waynewood Avenue, Wayne

The first-floor hair salon bustles with activity, but the energetic atmosphere is deceiving: Up on the second floor is a quiet and tranquil spa. The experienced staff at Ame focuses on the ancient Chinese tradition of Chi and offers aromatherapy massages to promote energy flow.

Main Line Therapeutic

Where: 1208 Darby Road, Havertown

Since 1997, the staff at Main Line Therapeutic has provided the community with spa services designed to promote holistic health. And there’s a reason (or many) why folks keep coming back: the relaxing music, essential oils, the heated massage tables — we could go on.

Elevated Wellness

Where: 26 Summit Grove Avenue, Suite 204, Bryn Mawr

Formerly Seraphim Philly in Center City, Elevated Wellness rebranded and moved out to the ‘burbs during the pandemic. Owner and head therapist Jaime Lester is a Reiki master with plenty of experience in both the salon and medical environment. Your first month of membership is only $80 and locks you into special future rates.

Equilibrium Spa

Where: 1038 West Lancaster Avenue, Bryn Mawr

As a full-service spa, Equilibrium offers everything from skin care to hair removal, but you won’t want to miss its lineup of massages. Opt for an 85-minute Swedish massage or a 75-minute anti-stress detoxifying massage incorporating essential oils.

Massages in the Suburbs

Nurture Spa

Where: 31 West Ferry Street, New Hope

This Bucks County spa is here to provide an enriching experience for both your mind and your body. If you’re short on time, you can go for the “Quick Fix,” designed to quickly target a specific area, or get a customized massage tailored to your specific needs.

 

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Body Serene Day Spa

Where: 4007 Skippack Pike, Skippack

The goal of this dreamy spa? For patrons to feel like they’re on a mini vacation. The signature “Lavender Dreams” service utilizes the natural qualities of wild-crafted lavender to help you unwind and leave you feeling truly refreshed.

Chung Dam Spa and Fitness

Where: 41 East Cheltenham Avenue, Cheltenham

Chung Dam Spa and Fitness features therapists who are trained to apply pressure by stepping on your back. After your session, relax in the hot jade stone room or the warm granite room.

Massages in Multiple Locations

Joseph Anthony Retreat Spa and Salon

The name is fitting; Joseph Anthony truly is a retreat. Expect your worries to melt away as soon as you walk into the soothing spa. Most massage services are available in both 55- and 85-minute sessions. Locations in Glen Mills, Springfield, and inside the Loews Hotel.

 

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David J. Witchell

With locations in Newtown and Peddler’s Village, David J. Witchell is dedicated to bringing relaxation to the suburbs. Choose from some of the à la carte massage services or pick from the extensive list of package options, including a post-massage aromatherapy shower and a luxury spa gift to take home.

Hands at Home

Nicki Dekunchak created her business with the understanding that many people are most comfortable in their own homes. Serving Philly and most of the southern Jersey Shore, she sets up shop in your house or office to bring the massage right to you.

Massage Envy

With area locations in the double digits, Massage Envy is a convenient way to relax in a pinch. The company specializes in sports massage, trigger point therapy, and Swedish and deep tissue massages.

 

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Healing Hands Massage

For over 25 years, Healing Hands has offered massage therapy in Chester and Delaware counties. No matter what type of massage you’re looking for, Healing Hands offers an exclusive VIP program to make it easier for you to come in monthly.

Adolf Biecker Spa and Salon

Each of Adolf Biecker’s three Philly-area locations has a team of highly trained, licensed massage therapists to heal your mind and your body.

The Massage Studio

With two locations in King of Prussia, The Massage Studio offers eight different kinds of massages, with enhancements like scalp and sinus remedy treatments.

Hand & Stone Massage and Facial Spa

Another great place to stop in and get a massage no matter where you are, as Hand & Stone has a TON of area locations.

 

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Massage

Massage is a membership-based spa with locations in Fairmount and South Philly. They’ve got a variety of massages, including Swedish, deep tissue, prenatal, and hot stones.

Total Body Integrative Massage & Bodywork

Everything from the candlelit room to the hypoallergenic sheets on the massage tables at Lisa Kaye’s two locations (Fairmount and Mt. Airy) help to create an escape from your chaotic life. Try the head, neck, shoulders, and scalp massage for desk jockey cricks.

Spinal Care

With outposts in Port Richmond and Germantown, this chiropractic center also offers massage treatments in different disciplines, like sports, post-injury, and trigger point therapy.

Additional reporting by Laura Brzyski.