At Touch Thai Bodywork & Massage, our goal is to be a powerful ally in your health care regimen. As experts in traditional therapeutic Thai massage, we excel in alleviating stress and anxiety.
Regularly scheduled massage therapy can impact how healthy and youthful you'll be with each passing year. Make massage an integral piece of your health and wellness plan by letting us establish a treatment schedule that fits your needs.
Our signature deep-soothing massage that incorporates pressure, stretching, Thai yoga and reflexology to both relax and energize your entire body. This richly rewarding massage helps maintain good overall health and vitality.
This wonderfully relaxing massage involves lubricating the skin with soothing, brown rice oil and gently working muscle tissue to release built-up tension and muscle adhesions. You may end up falling to sleep during the session.
Herbal compress therapy dates back thousands of years and is designed to relieve muscle pain and inflammation. A selection of therapeutic herbs including Zingiber, Ginger, Turmeric and Lemon Grass are wrapped in a muslin compress, steamed, then gently applied to the body in circular, rolling movements bringing medicinal heat to sore muscles and joints.
A unique experience using thumbs, fingers and a hand-carved wooden massage tool to stimulate therapeutic energy pathways known as "sen". These sen, commonly referred to as reflexes, are connected to different parts of the body. When stimulated, they have a positive effect on the entire body. While the main benefit is relaxation, foot reflexology improves blood flow and proper transmission of nerve impulses throughout the body.
Designed to relax those hard-working neck and shoulder muscles, we target the soft tissue (muscles, tendons, and ligaments) in and around the shoulder area. This also helps to loosen related muscles and joints throughout the entire body. Perfect for people who spend a lot of time in front of a computer, but also beneficial for those suffering from chronic headaches and/or migraines caused by tension.
A healthy and helpful massage for expectant mothers geared to relieve muscle cramps, spasms, and pain in the neck, lower back, hips and legs. Prenatal massage therapy can be an instrumental ingredient in a woman's prenatal care. Please consult with your midwife or obstetrician before having therapeutic massage during pregnancy.
(Packages may only contain one type of massage; no mixing styles.)
Our passion for massage is reflected in our warm, inviting environment where you can relax and fully enjoy your experience.
Rooted in Ayurvedic medicine, Traditional Thai Massage combines stretching and body movements to loosen muscles, release tension and eliminate disease. Practitioners integrate yoga, energy healing, acupressure and meditation to relax and invigorate clients.
The massage takes place with the client fully clothed [loose fitting clothing] on a comfortable futon mat. We provide suitable clothing to wear, or you may choose to wear something loose and comfortable. For full body oil massages you will need to remove all clothing (except undergarments) to avoid oil staining. A towel or sheet will always cover areas of the body not being worked on.
Yes. Walk-ins are welcome everyday except Tuesday. (Tuesday we are closed.) However, you may need to wait if we're busy with other clients. We're usually fully booked, so it's best to make an appointment with us by calling (415) 592-9939.
Please arrive at least 5 minutes before your appointment to fill out a small intake form. This helps us determine the type of bodywork you require.
We know people get delayed or have a change of plans, it happens. If you're running late or need to cancel/change your appointment, please let us know as soon as possible by calling (415) 592-9939.
PLEASE NOTE: If you arrive late, we'll try our best to massage you for the allotted time. However, to avoid cascading delays, we'll be forced to shorten your session if several clients have appointments immediately after yours. We do not credit time or money if you show up late without trying to contact us before hand.
We require credit card information when booking appointments for 2 or more people. We do this because we're a small but popular massage studio and are normally fully booked for the entire day. If someone makes appointments and does not show up or call at least 3 hours before the scheduled appointment time, they're taking away appointment slots that would otherwise be booked.
For credit card reservations, we charge a 50% fee for no-shows and give the fee to the masseuse scheduled for the massage. So if you are running late or need to cancel, please call us as soon as possible.
We're open everyday from 10:00am to 8:00pm, except Tuesday; we are closed.
We have 20 years collective experience with Traditional Thai Massage and how it relates to the body's systems, physiology and kinesiology.
In additional to Thai Massage, there are literally hundreds of variations of massage and bodywork throughout the world. Knowing this, we continuously refine our techniques, incorporating new ways of healing and energizing the people we touch. Some people enjoy deep, strenuous muscle work while other prefer things a bit lighter. We cater to your specific needs, focusing attention on problem areas with individually tailored sessions that incorporate both Eastern and Western massage modalities.
We strive to build fruitful, lasting relationships with our clients, not massage someone for the allotted period of time, take their money and rush them out the door. We want your massage to be a relaxing, rejuvenating experience - alleviating tension, pressure and toxins that build up in the body.
Our success is based on providing superior massage therapy services with excellent customer service. We always want our customers leaving satisfied after their massage session. However, if we do not live up to your expectations, let us know. And please give us the opportunity to correct the situation.
Our dedication to providing unsurpassed massage services is reflected in what people are saying about us.
"five stars, would give more if I could."Ralph W.
"The place is beautiful, and the massage exactly what I needed. It's rare that I find a therapist that not only massages me strong enough, but actually pays attention to my body and adjusts the therapy accordingly."Rachel G.
"Anyone who likes firmer styles of massage that are good at undoing knotted muscles should try this."Jeremy N.
"Joom was amazing! I was hesitant to try Thai massage as I thought it would be too painful, but this was awesome!"Meli B.
"Touch offers the best value in SF in my opinion."J.J. W.
"Great ambience, friendly professional staff, and wonderfully relaxing experience ... Perfect way to top off a stressful day!"John F.
"5 STARS- Not Enough!"J Q.
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