Sole Purpose Massage

Healing From Head to Toe

Deep tissue massage specialist in Bend, Oregon. Offering therapeutic massage utilizing Ashiatsu, trigger point therapy, myofascial release and more.

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At Sole Purpose Massage, our sole purpose is to help you feel better.  Whether you need to recover from an injury, are seeking pain relief, or just want to relax from the stresses of life, we're here to help.  We utilize a variety of massage techniques, including traditional Swedish and deep tissue massage, invigorating sports massage and stretching, neuromuscular and myofascial work, Thai massage, and our specialty,  Ashiatsu Barefoot Massage, to create lasting changes in your body.  You will feel the difference!

What is Ashiatsu and why should I try it?  Ashiatsu is deep tissue done right! It is a barefoot deep tissue massage that uses compression and effleurage strokes that glide over the body.  These strokes create a structural change in muscle tissues, releasing chronic tension and holding patterns. Bars are used above the head for support and balance and warm oil is applied to the body to increase glide. 

The benefit of massage with the foot is the broad, continuous pressure that makes compression strokes smooth and sumptuous instead bony or prodding.  Most strokes are done with one foot on the table and one on the client, so pressure is easily adjusted to your preference.  Ashiatsu is the "deepest, most luxurious massage on the planet."  Try it once and you'll be hooked!

I have been seeing Karyn for over a year now, once a month or more if necessary, and she is without a doubt the most talented and experienced/educated, kind, compassionate massage therapist I have ever visited. Every experience with her is magical, she understands how muscles and fascia and joints and trigger points work together and she knows how to approach all of the different challenges your body is presenting her. I can’t recommend this amazing lady enough. Thank you Karyn!
— Cameron Scott
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