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

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

Amara Fall Newsletter & Announcements

Hello Loyal Guests! We’ve heard your feedback, and are excited to announce all of the changes coming to Amara this Fall and Winter that will continue to support our guests and staff!   Here is all that you can expect over the coming months as we wrap up 2019 and gear up for 2020… Hours … Continued

Stretch Those Shoulders

Is stretching a regular part of your self-care routine?  If so, out of all the stretches you’ve tried, which ones do you feel are the most effective for you?  I would guess that most stretchers know lots of different holds or movements, but they only have a small core set of stretches they do most … Continued

Top Ten Fierce Quotes For Women

With all that has been going down on social media/news outlets these past few weeks, I thought I would put a little love and happiness out to my ladies in the world and who follow this page. I am such a strong believer in the fact that women are some the most extraordinarily amazing beings … Continued

Father’s Day Gift Cards

Available through 6/16/19 Sold out for 2019 Take the opportunity this Father’s Day to treat any significant man in your life to a much needed massage.  Choose from two online gift card purchase options or two in store gift card + retail purchase options. Online Options:Click on either option to purchase NOW!    $95 60 … Continued