Services

Massage Albany, NY

Balance Massage Studio offers a variety of massage modalities in a peaceful and safe environment. Our professional and courteous staff will customize the massage session to accommodate the specific needs of our clients.

All of Balance's staff are NYS Licensed Massage Therapists and hold advanced certifications in their areas of expertise.

Referrals

The highest compliment you could give is a referral to our services. Refer friends, family and co-workers to Balance and they get $5 off their first full-hour session. As our way of saying thank you, we'll send you a $10 coupon. Use it toward your next massage or refer others and collect coupons toward a free massage.

Massage

Swedish

Most commonly associated with relaxation, therapists use long, light strokes, deep kneading and focused friction type movements to increase circulation and relax muscles.

Prices

Introductory 50-minute session
(New Clients Only):
$49
30-minute session: $40
45-minute session: $50
60-minute session: $70
90-minute session: $110
Wellness Packages:
Three 30-minute sessions: $105
Three 50-minute sessions: $165
Three 60-minute sessions: $195
Five 60-minute sessions: $315
Three 90-minute sessions: $300
Twelve 60-minute sessions: $720

Deep Tissue

A very deep, intensive therapeutic massage that penetrates the connective tissue to reach the deep muscle tension.

Prices

Add-On: $10

Prenatal

Your therapist will use Swedish techniques to ease the many discomforts associated with pregnancy. A specially designed pillow can allow the mom‑to‑be to lie face down.

Prices

One-hour session: $70

Couples Massage

Couples, friends or family members can receive a Swedish massage at the same time. This is a great way to relax and share the experience of massage.

Prices

60-minute sessions, separate rooms: $140
60-minute sessions, same room*: $150
*Advance notice at time of scheduling required

Hot Stone - Our Specialty

Smooth heated basalt river stones are applied to the body in this highly effective massage. Heat is transferred into the muscles, melting away tension, increasing energy flow and relieving pain and stiffness.

Prices

60-minute session with stones: add $20

Full Stone

Heated stones are placed on key areas of the body while your therapist uses additional heated stones to massage away the tension. Truly a unique experience.

Prices

90-minute session*: $130
*Advance notice at time of scheduling required

Trigger Point

A modality that targets specific areas of muscle pain and their referral points to assist in the release of muscle tension and bring blood flow back to the affected area.

Prices

60-minute session: $80

Lymphatic Facilitation

Helps to improve the lymph circulation through slow, gentle, rhythmic touch. LF can also help the body to eliminate toxins more efficiently, encourages a balance in internal chemistry, assists in normalizing organ and immune function and can be beneficial in reducing swelling.

Prices

45-minute session: $55

Eastern Theory

Thai-Yoga

An ancient healing therapy that blends rhythmic pressure point techniques and yoga muscle stretching to release tension, increase vitality, promote overall health and create the ultimate subliminal body workout. This session is performed on a mat on the floor

Prices

60-minute session**: $80
90-minute session**: $110
3 60-minute sessions**: $180
3 90-minute sessions**: $315
**Please wear loose, comfortable clothing.

Swedish/Thai Combo

Your therapist will combine these two modalities for a unique yet relaxing experience. Customarily performed on a massage table.

Prices

60-minute session: $80

Shiatsu

An ancient Japanese massage technique that is performed on a shiatsu floor mat while the client is dressed in loose comfortable clothing. Your therapist uses thumb, finger and palm pressure along the meridians (energy channels) and acupuncture points to unblock energy, relieve muscle tension, boost the immune system and stimulate energy flow.

Prices

60-minute session**: $80
90-minute session**: $110
**Please wear loose, comfortable clothing.

Reflexology Massage

Your session begins with an aromatherapy foot soak and hand massage, followed by an invigorating exfoliating peppermint foot salt scrub on the feet. Your therapist places heated stones in your hands and will wrap your feet with hot aromatherapy towels before the foot massage begins. Acupressure and massage techniques are used to increase energy flow and promote relaxation.

Prices

45-minute session: $55

Energy Healing

Chakra Balancing

Using a healing technique called chelation, your healer will clear energy blockage within the chakra system. The chelation will balance and charge the flow of energy to restore balance in your energy field.

Prices

60-minute session**: $75
**Please wear loose, comfortable clothing.

Reiki

An ancient healing art using noninvasive hand placements on the body to channel healing energy to the recipient. Reiki assists the body's own healing abilities while balancing the body's energy.

Prices

60-minute session**: $60
**Please wear loose, comfortable clothing.

Shamanic Energy Session

Have you ever felt "STUCK" or disconnected? Or found it difficult to make a decision? This ancient, powerful energy work helps to clear blockages from your energetic field. Each session is created to meet the specific needs of each client. Your healer will call upon ancient widsom and Helping Spirits using crystals, essential oils, sound healing bowls and hands-on techniques to assist you in releasing physical and emotional challenges. Clients often claim to feel a shift and release of free flowing energy that helps them open up to their life's purpose.

Prices

90-minute session**: $110
**Please wear loose, comfortable clothing.

Add-On Treatments

Aromatherapy

Enhance your massage experience with a personalized scent.

Prices

Add-On: $5

Cupping

An ancient healing art using cups to apply a low pressure vacuum to the tissue or problem area. Suction pulls the skin upwards to create a myofascial release, alleviate structural problems and increasing blood flow. Skin marking is common and can range from a simple red ring to a red/brown circular "bruise" that dissipates usually within 5-7 days.

Prices

Add-On: $15

The Glos

Choose from our personally made, organic sea salt infusions: Lavender, rose hips, peppermint or chamomile. Your therapist will use oil, aromatherapy infused sea salts and hot aromatherapy towels to exfoliate your back or feet.

Prices

Back Salt Glo Add-On: $10
Foot Salt Glo Add-On: $15

More Offerings from Balance

Aromatherapy Classes

Introduction to basic aromatherapy. How it works and which everyday oils can be incorporated into your lifestyle.

Offered throughout the year.

Couples Massage Classes

Learn the basic tools to help family members, partners and friends to relax and de-stress.

Offered throughout the year.