community because of its location on Brand Boulevard," Garsten said.
"It's also a location that would be successful as a franchise. It's a
nice setting that people can relate to."
Since there is a lot of available office space in the city,
Massage Envy is a welcome sight to city officials.
"It's always great to get new business in the city," said council
member Dave Weaver.
Massage Envy will offer licensed therapists who will adapt to the
needs of their clients. The clinic will assess what problems the
client has and match clients to the perfect therapeutic massage,
"We rely on three things at Massage Envy," he said. "We're
professional, convenient and affordable."
The state-of-the-art massage clinic, at 333 N. Brand Blvd., will
offer various massage services, including sports, Swedish and
deep-tissue massages. An introductory massage for a first-time client
The business offers a $59 monthly membership, which includes
reduced rates for a second and third massage each month.
"People should be able to afford massages on a regular basis
instead of just special occasions and vacations," Garsten said. "It
should be a part of people's health and wellness routine, like going
to the gym or seeing a nutritionist."
And the hours are long. "We're open from 8 a.m. to 10 p.m. during
weekdays," Garsten said.
They are also open on weekends.
"We offer portable memberships," Garsten said. "There are 45
locations all across the country and 100 more in development, and
clients can go to a Massage Envy wherever they are."