Touch: The need for comfort in times of isolation

9 minute read   “Too often we underestimate the power of a touch, a smile, a kind word, a listening ear, an honest compliment, or the smallest act of caring, all of which have the potential to turn a life around.”  ― Leo F. Buscaglia With the onset of the fall and winter season, I’ve already noticed … Continued

Anxiety: Bad Guy or Good Guy?

4 min read Photo: Aaron Blanco Tejedor “Anxiety How do you always get the best of me? I’m out here living in a fantasy I can’t enjoy a goddamn thing Anxiety Why am I never where I am supposed to be? Even with my lover sleeping close to me I’m wide awake and I’m in … Continued

Your Body Is (probably) Not as Broken As You Think, Part 1

Have you ever experienced going to a healthcare practitioner, or manual therapist of any sort, and heard someone exclaim any of the following: “You’re probably sitting too much at work, and that’s why your low back is a mess.” “You must be doing something to re-injure your shoulder if it keeps hurting.  Feels like bone-on-bone … Continued

Membership Now Available!

Become a MEMBER Annual Amara Membership cost $25 (charged one time annually) Benefits of membership include: $10 discount on every regular appointment (membership discount cannot be combined with Golden Ticket or other special pricing options). This offers you discount package pricing without having to pre-pay for appointments or worry about excessive recurring monthly charges or … Continued

Lemongrass Foot Scrub

Spring represents a time of growth and renewal. As the trees begin to sprout buds and the grasses grow green, we begin to greet the turning of the season with an awakened sense of excitement for warmer temperatures and brighter days. Set yourself up for a fresh step into this season with our Lemongrass Dead … Continued

20% OFF LOTION BARS

For a limited time only, Queen of the Meadow lotion bars are on 20% off! Choose from Indian Rose, Sage, Lavender and Jasmine bars. They can be used as a body lotion or hand moisturizer. They are: – 100% plant based – gluten free – cruelty free – sustainably made off grid – eco-friendly packaging  … Continued

Self-Love February

The month of February offers us a holiday that emphasizes love.  As this holiday has been commercialized, there has been a strong emphasis on romantic love and partnership.  Here at Amara we want to invite our community to embrace the idea of SELF-LOVE this February and explore some of the ways in which we can … Continued

Valentine’s Day Gift Package

Treat someone special in your life to a much deserved massage and relaxation care-package this year for Valentines Day. Amara Valentine’s Day special includes: Massage (your choice of 60 or 90 minutes) Gratuity Spa Comforts herbal eye pillow Herbal tea                                … Continued

Aloha Lynda, We Wish You ALL The Best!

First of all…THANK YOU! It is with so much gratitude and heartfelt appreciation for all of you, that I say aloha. After 35 years in this amazing career, I’m leaving Amara Massage and Wellness. I am so blessed to have spent these last couple of years here with you. As I leave to pursue other … Continued

Restroom Remodel

We will be upgrading our restrooms this year and are looking forward to some great improvements! From January 13th-February 13th all guests and staff will be using the Mugs Coffee Lounge/Armstrong Hotel lobby restroom. If you would like to use the restroom before your session, feel free to pop into the restrooms upstairs before heading … Continued

Golden Ticket Giveaways!

Use a Golden Ticket during the month of December and you’ll automatically be entered to win a MEGA GIFT BASKET! In addition to the mega gift basket, there will also be several other runner up prizes  + FREE MASSAGES that we will be giving away on New Years Eve!  This years mega gift basket theme … Continued

Golden Ticket Sale 2019-2020

LOOKING FOR THE PERFECT HOLIDAY GIFT? The 2019-20 Golden Ticket Sale starts on Black Friday, November 29th at 8:00 am! 3 fully transferable gift vouchers for a ONE HOUR MASSAGE Save $60 total on our normal pricing! Limited time only, while supplies last! Purchase ONLINE or in store beginning 11/29/19!

Reflection

With my birthday fast approaching, I always try and take this time to reflect on the things that have put me where I am, and contemplate what direction I would like my life to go in the upcoming year.     One of my favorite quotes is from Leslie Knope from the great show Parks … Continued