Sacred Sole Massage & Bodywork


Theresa Young, LMT

Theresa is the owner/dreamer and massage therapist at Sacred Sole Massage & Bodywork.  Theresa's work is inspired by ancient and sacred bodywork wisdoms, including Swedish, Fijian, and Thai, as well as therapeutic cupping/taping and sound healing. 

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The Studio ~ A Peaceful Oasis on Main Street

Sacred Sole Massage & Bodywork is an Independent Massage Therapy Studio located in the heart of Galena's Historic Main Street. It is a peaceful oasis amidst the buzz of Main Street shopping, dining, and entertainment.  "The quietest place on Main Street."   Free off-street parking for clients!

Sacred Sole Modalities


Sacred Sole Barefoot Massage

Deep to Moderate Pressure
The energy and broad pressure of the feet create deeply relaxing and luxurious therapeutic work...the most decadent deep tissue massage in Galena!  Theresa's barefoot massage methods integrate Fijian, Chavutti  Thirumal, Thai, and Acitve Muscle Isolations. 



Swedish Restorative Massage

Moderate to Gentle Pressure
Theresa works with her hands to provide traditional Swedish massage techniques personalized  for your session goals.  This bodywork creates gentle, yet effective, rhythmic massage which releases tense muscles and facilitates a deep sense of calm and head-to-toe relaxation.  The finest skin-loving aromatherapy oils and lotions enhance this relaxing therapeutic and restorative bodywork experience. 


Luk Pra Kob ~ Thai Steamed Herbal Massage

Moderate to Deep Pressure
A fusion of traditional Thai techniques and flowing effleurage massage using sacred therapeutic herbs such as ginger, turmeric, and lemongrass. The herbal blends are wrapped in a muslin cloth and tied into a tight ball which is steamed and worked into muscles in pressing, circular and rolling movements. Pure bliss!

Thai Steamed Herbal Facial Massage.


Therapeutic Cupping

Myofascial Decompression Deep Tissue Engagement
The negative pressure of cupping promotes the release of muscle/tissue up to four inches deep.  Theresa uses methods including fire, pump, and silicone.  Cupping methods and protocol will be determined based upon individual needs.


Facial Fusion Massage

Gentle Pressure
Exceptionally relaxing and rejuvenating facial massage modalities engaging accupressure points on the face to tone, uplift, remove tension.  If the massage portion of a traditional facial is your will LOVE Chinese Facial Fusion AND Thai Steamed Herbal Facial Luk Pra Kob!  Offered as stand-alone  treatments or as add-on to your massage.  


Integral Sound Healing

Theresa integrates multiple sound healing instruments including Himalayan and quartz crystal bowls, tuning forks, gong, chimes, and medicine drum to entrain the brain/waves to Alpha, Theta and Delta frequencies inducing a deep meditative and peaceful state.  Recipients emerge from the sound healing experience feeling a sense of calm, peace, balance, and rejuvenation. 


On-Location Massage Therapy

Sacred Sole Massage & Bodywork offers on-location/mobile massage services.  All equipment and supplies are provided; just choose a location in your home or vacation rental, and we will create your restoration oasís.  For larger groups, Theresa will contract other professional, licensed massage therapists to join and provide services in the comfort and privacy of your Galena vacation rental.  ​​Details are found in the tab: “On-Location Service” 

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Sacred Sole Massage & Bodywork

412 South Main Street, Galena, Illinois 61036, United States

(815) 403-3505