Customized Massage by Rick

Based in Chicago

In-studio & mobile services

Starting at $60

7 a.m. - 11:45 p.m. every day

Deep Tissue, Thai, Acupressure & 9 other techniques

5 testimonials

Overview

Fully vaccinated.

With over 20 years of extensive experience and training in a variety of Massage & Manual Therapy modalities, I approach each session with a very focused listening.

Your body will tell us what's needed. We only need to listen.

High end spas, medical practices and a variety of settings where Art & Science meet have produced an experience that is like no other.

Whether you're managing chronic pain, headaches, neck pain or back pain; or you want have a fully immersive spa like transcendental massage, you've found your resource for finely attuned touch.

Focused and undistracted. Professional and friendly.

A balanced approach to care.

An integrative approach to Massage & Manual Therapy.

Welcome to this private space with a heated table for your comfort.

Location

Based near: Clark Street & Balmoral Avenue Chicago, IL 60640 Mobile services within 10 miles

Rates
At Rick's studio
At your home, office or hotel

Rick's Signature Massage

Spa-quality bodywork, tailored to you, blending a range of techniques, from Acupressure to Trigger Point

25 min.
$60
50 min.
$120
80 min.
$180
110 min.
$240

Payments & Discounts
  • Apple Pay, Barter, Bitcoin, Cash, Paypal, Venmo, Zelle accepted
  • Longer sessions available.
  • Amounts listed are base rates only. Actual rates vary based on distance travelled, services provided, etc.
  • Ask about discounts for prepaid bodywork packages.
  • 20% off on Saturdays
  • Discounts available for military veterans, students, active military, law enforcement
Additional Info

Techniques: Acupressure, CranioSacral Therapy, Deep Tissue, Esalen, Lymphatic Drainage, Myofascial Release, Neuromuscular, Reflexology, Reiki, Rolfing, Thai, Trigger Point

Experience: 29 years

In-studio amenities: Candles, Drinking Water, Free Parking, Heated Massage Table, Massage Table, Metered Parking, Music, Private Restroom, Shower

Additional services: Body scrubs, Body trimming, Cupping, Meditation coaching, Personal coaching

Education

June - Nov. 1993

Massage Therapy Programs

Center for Massage Therapy & Wellness, Downers Grove, IL


March - Nov. 1995

NeuroMuscular Therapy

NMT Center, St Petersburg, FL


May - Nov. 1998

Meditation Coach Training

Energy Center, Evanston, IL


Testimonials

Gathered by Rick from admiring massage clients to share with you.

Nov. 01, 2021 in Chicago, IL (in-studio)

Wow, just wow. I'm still floating.

My body is buzzing. I called to schedule with Rick just wanting a good massage. I’ve read his reviews and thought he sounded great. While I wasn’t expecting much, I’m pretty open minded. He was really easy to communicate with, no bs, just straight to the point and we scheduled.

I scheduled for 80 min. Truthfully, I could have stayed on his table for 3 hours! He’s quiet when he works and just “goes to work,” as he says. He found places that were tight and he was able to work that out so artfully. It felt so good, so productive and I wasn’t wincing and breathing heavy and waiting for the moment to pass. Instead, my body was just trusting his touch (I’m not sure what to say about that, exactly, but I don’t think I’ve had that experience before).

I came from running outside. He did an abbreviated body scrub pre-massage as part of my session. Even that felt amazing. His hands are extraordinary. When he touches you, you feel “experience” in his hands. Every aspect of his touch left me feeling more relaxed, eventually settling into the table more deeply. He calls this “stages of relaxation,” going deeper and deeper into a state of what I’m going to call: Bliss. It really was amazing!

During the session, he covered my eyes, had nice music playing, a heated table, memory foam padding on his table and a warm and quiet dedicated space. I honestly felt at home when I was with him. I left my clothes in the massage room when I went to shower and realized then that I felt at home. I felt like he accepted me fully, no judgments and was able to honor my situation.

If you haven’t found your person, he’s the real deal. I had the same guy for 4 years and he recently went back to school and is no longer available. I’ve been looking for his replacement and I’ve found him! I have scheduled a weekly standing appointment and I’m so grateful for Rick and his gifts.

I concur with his other reviews. See him. You won’t be disappointed!

Testimonials from before May 23, 2018 were submitted directly by clients.