PIedmont Spa

A Center for massage therapy

10AM - 9PM 7 Days a week   (510) 655-7174

Services

 

 

At Piedmont Spa the length of service requested is the actual amount of hands-on time that you will receive. This means that a 60 minute massage is one full hour of massage time!

We offer a variety of massage styles and specialties.  For more information on these, please click on the About tab.


Piedmont Spa believes in paying their massage therapists a living wage which is why the prices have increased  in 2019.  All gift certificates will also be sold as a dollar amount only beginning January 1st. We appreciate your understanding of this change and look forward to continuing to provide exceptional bodywork to our community.


                       Services                                                                                                      Prices


                       30 minutes                                                                                               $55.00                    

                       45 minutes                                                                                               $70.00                    

                       60 minutes                                                                                               $90.00

                       75 minutes                                                                                               $115.00

                       90 minutes                                                                                               $135.00

                       105 minutes                                                                                            $150.00

                       120 minutes                                                                                            $170.00

                       Hot Stone 90 minutes                                                                       $150.00

                       CBD cream add-on                                                                              $20.00

                               ($18 refill with same jar)


Meet the Massage Therapists

We know that finding the perfect massage therapist for you is important.  If you would like a recommendation please call us with your questions and preferences.  No matter which therapist you choose, you can rest assured that you are in good hands!



Amber

Working as a certified massage therapist for almost ten years, Amber is grateful to have been chosen to advocate the benefits of massage therapy. Believing that her level of compassion, empathy and intuition aids in the healing process of those she touches, it gives her absolute joy knowing she can help people to begin or continue their journey with massage.

While Amber is trained in therapeutic deep tissue and trigger point, she also incorporates techniques from other modalities such as polarity, craniosacral therapy, shiatsu and neuromuscular therapy to help pinpoint specific areas of pain and/or stress. However, throughout her sessions, her main focus is foremost preventative care, relaxation and overall well being of the client on the table.

Amber specializes in hips and glutes, lower back, shoulders, neck and pectoral massage.

On her down time, Amber loves to read and write poetry, sit at the beach, meditate, travel, engage in thought provoking conversations, take walks and just be.

Schedule: Friday, Saturday and Monday 4-9pm. Every other Sunday 10-3pm


Alexandra
Alexandra has been practicing massage for over 9 years after graduating from Sebastapool school of massage/Mckinnon. She trained in a variety of modalities, including, Swedish, Deep Tissue and Trigger Point. Alexandra is passionate about injury rehabilitation and has worked at a number of spas in Sonoma County. Her passion is client education and personal health management. She blends the best of her modalities to create a custom session for each of her clients. 

Schedule: Tuesday 3-9pm, Thursday 10-3pm, 



Arielle (AR-ee-L)

Arielle always had a great respect for the human body. She fell in love with the art of bodywork in 2013 while studying massage therapy at the National Holistic Institute. After graduating, she went on to study to become a Neuromuscular Therapist. Well versed in Swedish, Deep Tissue, Myofascial Therapy, Trigger Point, and table Shiatsu.  Arielle blends modalities to best suit who she works with. Before relocating to the East Bay Arielle, has worked with chiropractors, acupunturists and neurologists where her skill in touch and knowledge of structure play an integral part in her clients' health.

Schedule: Thursday 3-9pm,  Sunday  10-4pm
 
Amalia
Born and raised in the Bay Area, Amalia  is a product of her “Hippy” parents. While her father stayed home to raise Amalia and her two siblings, her Mother held down the family with an great career at Random House Publishing. Her Mom maintained balance by honoring practices that her Native American/Mexican heritage provided, especially when it came to health. With this foundation and the forward thinking actions of her role-defying parents, Amalia was always exposed to Indigenous medicines, mostly herbs, and healing modalities.

Massage Therapy quickly became Amalia’s focus.  She found a love of bodywork, health and wellness through her parents. She received her CMT hours from McKinnon Body Therapy Center in Oakland. Her career began to bud beautifully.

Amalia loves to learn, appreciates variety and new experiences, and has an incredible knack for being present with her clients. “Listening with her hands and her heart,” seems to be her gift. Amalia does Swedish, Deep Tissue, Prenatal, Acupressure, Hot Stone and more!
Schedule: Tuesday 10-4pm, Wednesday 10-3pm

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Bekah

 Bekah is the Spa Manager, and is available for any questions/concerns. Please email piedmontspa@gmail.com or call (510)-655-7174



Bethiah

Bethiah comes to massage having a deep passion for and experience with the body. After sustaining an injury that made her pause her pursuits in the world of dance, she began her massage training at McKinnon Body Therapy Center. It was then that she developed a deeper understanding of the structure and functions of the body as well as the beneficial physical and emotional effects of massage in one’s healing process. 

Bethiah offers you a space to slow down, and to be heard and held. Using a blend of modalities and techniques, each session is unique and responds to your desired outcomes for the session. She specializes in Swedish and Deep Tissue massage as well as Reiki. Her touch is intuitive and informed, fluid and nurturing.

Wednesday 3-9pm & Sunday 4-9pm


Caroline (Caro-Lyne)

Caroline developed a passion for holistic healing when she became ill and was able to heal herself through diet, yoga, meditation, massage, herbs and acupuncture. That led her to discover the power of massage more deeply while attending and graduating with over 1000 hours at the National Holistic Institute.

She focuses on Swedish and Shiatsu which combines the main Western and Eastern modalities and also uses Deep Tissue which adds more depth and alignment to the massage.  She is a firm believer of natural holistic healing and a fan of empowering her clients through education and will often give advice on how to live a better and healthier life.

Caroline offers Swedish, Shiatsu, Deep Tissue, and Sports Massage.

Schedule: Sunday 4-9pm and Tuesday 10-4pm

 
Chelsea
To unwind the body and mind, Chelsea uses her background in a variety of modalities including: Swedish, Deep Tissue, Prenatal, Shiatsu, Sports massage, Myofascial Release techniques, Reflexology, Hot Stone and CranioSacral. She especially enjoys working with pregnant bodies. Her touch is nurturing, and you can expect to leave her table feeling grounded and rejuvenated.
Schedule: Tuesday 4-9pm


Eliza

From a young age Eliza was delighted to discover an ability to listen in to the muscles and bones of a person, eventually learning how to follow along and hold a conversation with the entire body.

Eliza practices massage always with a listening touch, holding space for the body to unwind by its own innate healing mechanisms. She has done a lot of work assisting clients with chronic holding patterns and trauma. When working with clients she employs training in acupressure, tui na, cranial sacral, and swedish techniques. Sessions with her tread the fine line between the physical and the energetic and often result in a journey into a deep parasympathetic state. Eliza is passionate about self care and brings a background in herbal medicine, women’s health, meditation and breathing techniques to assist you when you’re not on the table.

She strives to develop lasting relationships with those who are invested in their own long term health and looking to foster more complete awareness within themselves. Some have said that the work Eliza does in partnership with her clients is “magic!” and she wants nothing more than to be able to continue growing in and sharing this magic!

Eliza is a native of the Bay Area and feels a deep connection with the oak covered hillsides, bay breezes, and secret canyons. Her best friend is her Border Collie, Salix, and she loves teaching him new tricks, practicing Qi Gong, gardening, tasting good wine, and making diorama art from strange children’s figurines.

Schedule: Monday 10-4pm, Friday 4-9pm and several weekend dates.


Erik

Erik is a native Georgian and a graduate from the award winning Atlanta School of Massage first to partner with Emory University in Neuromuscular therapy research. 
Erik believes in creating custom treatments incorporating Swedish, Deep tissue and Neuromuscular therapy/Trigger Point to help relieve stress, treat injury, (both chronic and acute) reduce tension, alleviate muscle soreness and increase athletic performance.  Erik integrates a holistic approach to massage therapy.
As a runner and weight exercise enthusiast, he understands the impact and stress that is put on our bodies through rigorous training and everyday activity. His approach reconnects mind, body and soul to help the body heal itself.

Schedule: Substitute therapist. Call for availability.



Evelyn

Evelyn received her training at the Charles Jones Career and Education Center in Sacramento, CA.in 2009 and is certified by the California Massage Therapy Council.

Evelyn specializes in Shiatsu, Swedish and Deep Tissue/Trigger Point, Sports Massage and Myofascial Release.

She began her journey into massage while studying dance and flow arts and believes in bringing balance to the body and calming the mind, tailoring each session to one's needs drawing from an extensive background in bodywork, yoga and movement arts to give an intuitive, integrated approach to each session.

Schedule: Saturday 10-3pm

 
 Heather

 Heather has over 1,000 hours of education in Massage Therapy and Holistic Health. She uses her intuition and over 20 years of massage experience to engage her kinesthetic and empathic abilities to help your body find balance. She blends techniques by tuning into the bodies needs. The modalities that she utilizes are Lymphatic Drainage to alleviate swelling, assist with cleansing, and to recover from injuries, Swedish for relaxation and body restoration, Reiki and Jin Shin Do Acupressure to purge, regulate, and transform energy, and Deep Tissue to alleviate tension from knots.  Heather has a lot of experience with Pregnancy Massage to prepare womens bodies for labor and to relieve the stress of pregnancy. She was trained as a Doula. She has taken four birth courses including the Bradley Method and Birthing From Within, and gives an excellent Pre- and Peri-Natal Massage.  Heather also loves Herbology and Aromatherapy, and enjoys utilizing essential oils into a massage.

Schedule: Substitute therapist. Call for availability.


Jim

For over 10 years, Jim has deepened traditional massage work with Yoga Therapeutics to craft a unique massage experience. His focus has been on two broad areas of concern: Repetitive Stress Injuries (Carpal Tunnel pain, Thoracic Outlet compression) and Trauma Recovery. This leads to refined observation of stress patterns and a deepened approach to help release embodied tension. Clients have noted his subtle observations, and appreciated his capacity to communicate this well.  Jim was trained at the Cyprus Institute in Santa Cruz. He is also certified by the International Association of Yoga Therapists, and teaches yoga in the Iyengar tradition.

Schedule: Monday 4-9, Wednesday 10-3pm, Saturday 11-4pm and Sunday 4-9pm


Luxe

Luxe has been practicing bodywork since 2009. She trained at the San Francisco School of Massage where she fell in love with bodywork and became passionate about healing. Luxe's goal is to bring pain relief and a balanced alignment to the human body, in order to improve the quality of life for others. Her focus is deep tissue and structural integration. Luxe looks at each unique individual and assess their posture, repetitive activities, or recent strain to determine the root, not just the symptoms, of their discomfort. She has a very warm, nurturing, and compassionate demeanor. She also has an inquisitive, analytical mind that is driven to understand how things function and problem­ solve. The combination of these qualities makes her clients feel truly cared for and notice lasting results.

Schedule: Friday 4-9pm, Saturday & Sunday 10-3pm


Margaret

Margaret's love for massage therapy began while studying Holistic Health at San Francisco State University in 2002. She found her aptitude for working with her hands, interest in alternative and complimentary healthcare, and her nurturing and supportive personality combined beautifully in the practice of massage. 

One course in particular, instruction in Chi Nei Tsang (abdominal massage), cemented her decision to pursue massage therapy as a profession. She attended the National Holistic Institute and later Mckinnon Body Therapy Center to receive her foundational training and, respectively, further develop her Swedish and Deep Tissue technique.

Margaret's attentive and perceptive touch coupled with her unique ebb and flow style is the perfect reset from day to day stress.  She is also well suited to assist people taking the first steps on their road to recovery after injury or trauma.

Margaret enjoys combining Swedish, Deep Tissue, and intensive feeling/listening techniques to facilitate a relaxed and inward looking state for deeper work. A particularly meditative quality pervades her Floor Shiatsu sessions which often also incorporate elements from her Chi Nei Tsang background.


In her spare time Margaret plays in a  band, sculpts in various mediums, and enjoys watching The Great British Bake Off.

Schedule: Tuesday's 10-3pm, Friday's 10-4pm and Saturday's 3-9pm

 

​Michelle

Michelle graduated from McKinnon Body Therapy Center where she gained a deep appreciation for both Eastern and Western modalities.  Providing a nurturing and firm touch, she integrates Clinical Deep Tissue techniques with restorative qualities of Swedish and Shiatsu massage.  She listens carefully, designing each session to access the healing capacity and well-being within her clients.  In her free time, she enjoys making music and tending her backyard garden.

Schedule: Sunday 10-3pm 


Miguel

 ​Miguel is a McKinnon Body Therapy Center graduate with a background in Swedish, deep tissue, sports and prenatal massage with an emphasis in working with TMJ disorders. His skills have been seasoned with his work in spa and chiropractic settings, and he excels at weaving his bodywork expertise with the energetic aspects of Eastern modalities.

His work experience prior to moving full time into healing  arts included human resources and customer service. This helped him develop a passion in fulfilling clients needs, which he enjoys  bringing  to the table.

Miguel uses his skills and intuition to find the client's challenging areas and to determine which modalities to use to address and alleviate pain, improve mobility, and achieve relaxation. He is willing to meet the challenges and customize the massage according to what each client needs to improve their quality of life.

Schedule: Monday 1-7pm


Monica

Monica Murphy, CMT graduate of National Holistic Institute in Emeryville,CA. I have seven years of experience in therapeutic work. My style of massage is a blend of Swedish, deep tissue, tigger point therapy. Using mostly intuition work to release tension. I have worked in a few Napa Valley area and also all over the Bay Area. When not at work I enjoy traveling, getting In-Shape, and being a forever student.

Schedule: Substitute therapist. Call for availability.


Morgan
By blending a combination of modalities such as Swedish, Deep Tissue, and Neuromuscular therapy, Morgan custom tailors each individual session to your specific needs.  With a gentle but firm touch, Morgan applies her skills in Trigger Point therapy to ease away knots.
Schedule: Wednesday 4-9pm and Thursday 10-4pm



Paul
Paul is a McKinnon graduate and has been working in the field of bodywork for over 6 years. Paul specializes primarily in Eastern modalities. He is highly skilled in Tui Na, Deep Tissue, Acupressure, Craniosacral and Prenatal Massage. He is attentive to his clients’ needs and can perform each modality on its own or can seamlessly combine modalities. A combination of these styles provides a deep relaxation. Paul also integrates Swedish and Reflexology to help ease muscle pain. Paul is intuitive and present during his sessions and holds a comfortable and balanced space for his clients. He practices Tai Chi and Qi Gong for his own health and brings a sense of joy and calm to each session. Paul is also a musician and his artistic background is the source of the creative spirit with which he performs massage and applies a healing touch.

Schedule: Tuesday & Wednesday 3pm-9pm, Friday 10:30am-4pm


Resham (Ray-Shum)

Resham is here to wake up inert muscle tissue and offer soothing care to nervous systems. From an early age, she was allured by dynamism in dance and the precision of portrait drawing and ceramic sculpture based on anatomical study of the human figure. Finding massage was a natural progression from work with clay bodies to human bodies, a chance for her to connect other people to a story of healing. In her massage practice, she draws from intuitive listening skills obtained from dedicated art practice, yoga, trauma-sensitive healing, and the completion of the 1350 hour massage and advanced Neuromuscular Therapy program at National Holistic Institute.

Resham’s practice involves a mix of modalities including Myofascial Release, Neuromuscular Therapy, Trigger Point Therapy, Deep Tissue, Abdominal Release, Shiatsu, Swedish, Hot Stone, and Prenatal massage.

Clients and friends have described her touch as investigative and sensitive. Resham has worked on bodies of all ages, from a variety of cultures. She regularly volunteers massage to the socioeconomically disadvantaged. She is continuously seeking to learn from everything around her and still engages in art making, dance exploration, and plant-food, all as medicine.

Schedule: Sunday 4-9pm, Monday 10-3pm. Every other Friday 3-9pm


Tyler

Tyler approaches massage through a holistic perspective that combines concepts from deep tissue, Swedish, and trigger point modalities, as well as Eastern Thai and Ayurvedic influences.


After years of traveling abroad, living and studying in Brazil, India, Costa Rica and Mexico, Tyler decided to solidify his desire to help others by formally studying Massage Therapy at the esteemed Louisiana Institute of Massage Therapy.

Tyler spends his time running a business that empowers indigenous artists, volunteering to help low-income families in the Bay Area to end poverty, and playing music. 

Schedule: Saturday 3-9pm and every other Sunday 10-4pm



Zachariah

Zachariah is a proud graduate of the National Holistic Institute in Emeryville. He utilizes a combination of Swedish, Deep Tissue, Myofascial and Thai Massage techniques tailored to the specific needs of the individual. His slow, deliberate pace help to ease muscle pain/ tension, improve flexibility/ range of motion and ease one’s anxiety and depression. His appreciation for the anatomy of the human skeletal musculature blossoms from his active hobbies and self care practices which include martial arts, yoga, resistance training, and calisthenics. This appreciation can be felt in his therapeutic sessions through his attentive, empathic touch.

Schedule: Monday & Tuesday 4-9pm