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.
Business Spotlight: Barefoot Galena
Please click link BarefootGalena
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!
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 favorite...you 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.
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.
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”
An Integration of Restorative Massage,
Yin Yoga Asanas, and Sound Healing
SoulSpace is NOT your average yoga class! SoulSpace provides an opportunity to restore your being while drawing upon the wisdoms of therapeutic massage, Yin Yoga postures (asanas), and sound healing/meditation.
* Receive hands-on massage during gentle Yin Yoga asanas
* Restore body and soul
* Reconnect with your breath
* Guided healing sound wash meditation
$ 90 / $ 120
Session integrates therapeutic cupping with Sacred Sole Barefoot Massage and active isolations. Cupping methods and protocol will be determined based upon individual needs.
$ 90 / $ 120
Session integrates therapeutic cupping with Swedish Massage. Cupping methods and protocol will be determined based upon individual needs.
$ 230 Inclusive
Couples Massage can be enjoyed by any two people as a way to relax and improve health/wellness together. We take the experience of Couples Massage to another level with clinical-quality massage therapy, no upcharge for deep- tissue, aromatherapy, and indulgent enhancements to help you melt into the table. We understand each client deserves a unique approach to their bodywork; and we customize each session. Rate is inclusive (you do not need to leave a tip)
30-Minute Thai facial massage working the Sen energy lines of the face and neck. Therapeutic herbs are wrapped in a muslin cloth and tied into a tight ball which is steamed and worked into facial muscles in pressing, circular and rolling movements. An oil facial massage follows…it’s pure bliss! Not a skin-care or cosmetic facial.
Relaxing and rejuvenating facial massage engaging specific pressure points on the face to tone, uplift, remove tension. Dry tissue manipulations followed by facial massage using ancient Asian massage techniques. A honey pat invigorates facial muscles and is a sweet surprise! If the massage portion of a traditional facial is your favorite......you will LOVE Chinese Facial Fusion Massage.
40-Minute session. Not a skin-care or cosmetic facial.
Make your self-care a priority during cold and flu season! Massage not only helps you relax, it also benefits your immune system. Your 60-minute Immunity Support Massage includes dry brushing to stimulate the lymphatic system; therapeutic-grade essential oils and signature massage.
Gifts of vegetable bristle dry brush for you to continue your brushing at home; and Theresa’s favorite Immunity Blend Tea with Manuka honey for home care.
Rest your busy mind; return to your soulspace; and Calm the F*ck Down! Your 60-minute signature massage includes glorious aromatherapy and smooth hot stones worked into the muscles of your neck and trapezius…also known as “stress mountain”. The ultimate Thai steamed herbal compress facial massage is pure bliss. Gift of Snarky Tea Calm the F*ck Down tea to help you in the days to follow.
90-Minute Barefoot Massage with Kansa facial massage enhancement. Steamed peppermint/eucalyptus facial wrap and stress-melting scalp massage. Hot basalt stones worked into the neck and trapezius muscles. Nourished Knuckles deep moisture treatment for hands and forearms. Dude…you deserve this.
Life needs to slow down, and it’s about time you gave yourself permission to stop everything and breath for 90-minutes. An opening sound wash with Himalayan and quartz bowls, tuning forks, and gongs. Healing sound is followed by aromatherapy massage, Kansa facial massage, plenty of steamed towels, and lavender/rosemary scalp massage.
Gifts of premium Chakra Incense, natural fiber meditation shawl, and handmade Rudraksha mala beads to continue a practice of meditation in your daily life.
Summer Hours By Appointment Only
Monday 10am-12pm and 6pm-9pm
Tuesday 10am-12pm and 4:30pm-7pm
Thursday 10am-12pm and 6pm-9pm
Select Saturdays 10am-2pm
Select Sundays 10am-12pm
412 South Main Street, Galena, Illinois 61036, United States