Massage Envy

I’ve seen Massage Envy storefronts all over Chicago and had never walked into one until I visited the location in Niles at Village Crossing. Walking in, the ambiance was tranquil, and Nicolletta and Marissa greeted me with a professional demeanor.

You can either purchase a stand-alone massage (or other treatment) or become a Massage Envy member, which includes a one-hour massage per month plus other discounts and benefits. My misconception was that the massage might be quick and not as thorough because of the massage-on-demand aspect of the company. But, I was wrong.

Raicey, my massage therapist, was able to zero in on my bad habits through her touch. She was thorough and therapeutic, and I walked out of there making another appointment to see her in two weeks. For those of us who have Flexible Spending Accounts through our health insurance, they can create a receipt for you to submit to your insurance. (Note: Each insurance company handles this differently, and yours might not honor your Massage Envy treatments as an eligible expense.)

Massage Envy
Village Crossing, 5661 Touhy Ave.
Niles for other locations

Eva Marie is a daughter of a hair stylist who from an early age was obsessed with fashion, colors and rubbing sample parfume scents from magazines all over her body. She is on the hunt to find the best...

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