Best of Boston

Best Massage

1998 Best Massage, Swedish

Kelly Nezat

The man has magic hands! Nezat, a recent transplant from the now-defunct Spa on Newbury, not only releases any stress-induced tension knotting your body with [...] read more»
1997 Best Massage

Backworks Therapeutic Back Center

There's nothing more disappointing than a bad backrub. Go to Backworks, a clean, professional, and distinctly non-New Age storefront in the financial district. Ask for [...] read more»
1996 Best Massage, Shiatsu

Shu-Xian Yang

Shu-Xian's acupressure massage is updated to soothe and energize tired contemporary bodies; she also gives excellent advice on posture, nutrition, and exercise. read more»
1996 Best Massage, Swedish

Helen Cooper

Here's a masseuse who can diagnose your lifestyle ills just by feeling your muscles. A keyboard jockey? She can tell from those ropy tangles in [...] read more»
1995 Best Massage

Cathryn Moskow

If she's good enough for the aching legs and feet of the Boston Ballet, Moskow can surely handle the knot in your shoulders from hunching [...] read more»
1993 Best Massage

Backworks Therapeutic Back Center

No frills, no New Age music, just relief for aches and pains. read more»
1984 Best Massage

Chris Harnish, Back Bay Racquet Club

A gentle man but a deft masseur. read more»
1982 Best Massage

Martha Kirschenbaum

Although Kirschenbaum trained as a nurse, she believes she does more healing with her hands. "I started out giving backrubs to work my way through [...] read more»
1975 Best Massage

Ananda Massage Collective

By appointment only. A 1 1/2-hour pounding which will leave you as limp as spaghetti marinated in Adolph's. read more»