Laurels
Best Massage
Therapists in Los
Angeles
2017

Why These Massage Therapists?

Our goal is to connect people with the best local experts. We scored massage therapists on more than 25 variables across five categories, and analysed the results to give you a hand-picked list of the best massage therapists in Los Angeles, CA.

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Our Selection Criteria:

  • 1. Reputation

    A history of delighted customers and outstanding service.

  • 2. Credibility

    Building customer confidence with licensing, accreditations, and awards.

  • 3. Experience

    Masters of their craft, based on years of practical experience and education.

  • 4. Availability

    Consistently approachable and responsive, so customers never feel ignored.

  • 5. Professionalism

    Providing service with honesty, reliability, and respect.

Balance Massage Therapy

Balance Massage Therapy is located in Marina del Rey, CA, and specializes in massages that decrease pain, support digestion and immunity, decrease anxiety, and treat a variety of other symptoms and medical conditions. Owner and practitioner Sarah Mullinger has been practicing massage therapy since 2006, is a licensed massage therapist by the State of New York, and is nationally certified by the National Certification Board of Massage Therapists and Bodyworkers. Mullinger is also certified by the California Massage Therapy Council, and is a member of the American Massage Therapy Association. Mullinger has experience providing massage therapy at medical offices, sports rehab facilities, and in five-star hotels which has provided her with a wide range of knowledge for customizing massage services. She also maintains basic life saving and CPR certifications through the American Heart Association.

Marina Del Rey, CA(208) 553-4788

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Cyclists Massage

Cyclists Massage is located in Tustin, CA, and offers sports massage services specifically for cyclists. The practice serves cyclists and athletes in San Diego, Orange County, Los Angeles, Temecula, Inland Empire, Sacramento, the Bay area, Mammoth Lakes, Phoenix, AR, Bend, OR, and Austin, TX. Many of the licensed therapists are cyclists themselves which gives them personal insight into targeting and correcting the specific needs of their clients. The massage therapists include a variety of modalities into their sessions including myofascial release and active release techniques, fascial stretch therapy, neuromuscular therapy, trigger point therapy, Swedish massage, and traditional Thai massage. Cyclists Massage primarily provides services through Recovery Lounges which they set up at cycling events and fundraisers, cycling tours, cycling training camps, and stage races. The Recovery Lounges provide massage and leg compression services, and are available for single and multi-day events. Cyclist Massage has provided event massage to the Arthritis Foundation, the Los Angeles Bike Coalition, Skyflash Racing, Thomsonbiketours Tour de France, Malibu Granfondo, Great Western Bicycle Rally, and many more event and fundraisers.

Tustin, CA(949) 257-7680

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Gray's Anatomy

Gray's Anatomy is a professional massage therapy practice in Los Angeles, CA that specializes in neuromuscular massage, sport massage, deep tissue massage, and massage as treatment for back and neck pain. Owner and practitioner Erik J. Gray is a certified neuromuscular therapist through Dennis McCourt of Santa Monica Neuromuscular Therapy Center, and is a certified member of the California Massage Therapy Council. Gray has been practicing massage therapy for over 19 years, and has treated over 15,000 clients with a range of different conditions. Gray’s areas of expertise include treatment back and neck pain, TMJ, rotator cuff, tennis and golfer’s elbow, carpal tunnel syndrome, and performance enhancing sports massage.

Los Angeles, CA(310) 528-9359

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Healing Massage by Alexis Rae

Healing Massage by Alexis Rae is located in Los Angeles, CA, and specializes in blending cranial-sacral therapies, shiatsu, sports massage, lymphatic drainage, trigger point therapy, tui-na, and more. Client speak of Rae's friendly personality, ability to use the right amount of pressure, ability to combine multiple types of massage in her sessions, and reasonable prices and discounts. Many clients state that they are relaxed, refreshed, and pain-free after their massages with Alexis Rae.

Los Angeles, CA(805) 766-0011

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Ilene Morrison

Ilene Morrison is a licensed massage therapist located in located in Encino, CA who specializes in spiritual holistic massages and healing services. Morrison is certified in Theta Healing and Nutritional Response Testing, which is also called manual muscle testing, and also offers chakra balancing detox foot baths. Morrison has been practicing healing and massage therapy for over 14 years, and incorporates her experience in holistic, healing modalities into her massages. Services are available either at the facility or remotely to clients in Calabasas, Encino, Tarzana, Woodland Hills, Studio City, and Los Angeles.

Encino, CA(818) 917-3730

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Lymphatic Bodyworks

Lymphatic Bodyworks is located in Los Angeles, CA, and specializes in lymphatic, cellulite, and body contouring treatments such as Manual Lymphatic Drainage (MLD), heart touch massage, Swedish massage, Shiatsu, deep tissue, pregnancy massage, reflexology, cellulite massage, Louise Longs’ Body Contouring, and more. Owner Cynthia Bartholmey Kipnis is a certified lymphatic therapist, has over 30 years of experience as a licensed massage therapist, and is a board member of the North American Vodder Association for Lymphatic Therapy. Kipnis incorporates Eastern and Western techniques to create a customized experience for each client. Kipnis also created, and sells, her own line of anti-aging products, LBW, designed for all skin types using all natural ingredients and packaged in recyclable containers.

Los Angeles, CA(323) 240-9048

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Massage by Natalie

Massage by Natalie is located in Los Angeles, CA. Owner Natalie Mainzer is a certified massage therapist who specializes prenatal massage during any trimester and postnatal. Mainzer offers various types of massage and incorporates lymphatic massage, oncology massage, Tai Chi, and acupressure into her massages to promote healing and overall wellness. Mainzer is a self-employed practitioner, and founded her private massage practice in 2008. Clients highly recommend Mainzer, and rave about her ability to smooth out kinks and knots, to alleviate pain, and improve their overall health through her massages.

Los Angeles, CA(213) 640-7770

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Massage Revolution

Massage Revolution is a practice in Manhattan Beach, CA that specializes in a variety of massage therapy modalities including neuromuscular, deep tissue, Swedish, sports, prenatal, reflexology, craniosacral, geriatric, shiatsu, Thai, Lomi Lomi, and more. The practice has over 20 well-trained therapists on staff, and offers a best massage guarantee which promises clients to get their next massage for free if they are not satisfied after receiving a massage. The practice serves clients in the South Bay area including Manhattan Beach, Hermosa Beach, Redondo Beach, Palos Verdes, Torrance, El Segundo, Long Beach, San Pedro, and other surrounding areas.

Manhattan Beach, CA(310) 798-4263

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Ritual Massage Therapy

Ritual Massage Therapy is located in Los Angeles, CA, and specializes in mobile massage services. The practice offers chair and table massage, couples massage, Swedish massage, deep tissue, combination massage, sport massage, event sports massage, traditional Thai massage, pregnancy massage, Shiatsu, energy work, and aromatherapy. The practice strives to help clients incorporate massage into their lifestyle to aid in spiritual and physical health and overall well being. Upon scheduling appointments the practice assesses their massage therapists and match them based on specific client needs. Clients are encouraged to build therapeutic relationships with their matched massage therapists to ensure the best result of ongoing massage services. All of the massage therapists are professionally trained at accredited institutions, and are licensed and certified in their specific area of expertise.

Los Angeles, CA(424) 257-0725

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Sparrow's Nest Massage & Birth Support

Sparrow's Nest Massage & Birth Support is a massage practice in Los Angeles, CA that specializes in general massage, prenatal massage, and postpartum massage services. Owner and practitioner Sparrow Harrington is a California certified massage therapist, birth doula, and certified educator of infant massage. Services are provided in-home for clients in Los Angeles and the San Gabriel Valley; office visits are available in Springlake and Arcadia and at a new location in Eagle Rock. Clients may choose from individual services or multi-session packages. Harrington has been practicing massage therapy since 2007, and has specialized in pre and perinatal massage and doula services since 2011. She is a member of the American Massage Therapy Association, the Holistic Chamber of Commerce, and the Doulas Association of Southern California.

Los Angeles, CA(626) 590-9206

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