ARLINGTON, Va., Nov. 5, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- All 33 Massage Envy Spa locations in the Washington, DC, Maryland and Northern Virginia region will provide free one-hour massage or facial sessions from 8 AM to 10 PM on Veteran's Day, Monday, November 11. Thousands of appointments for the free one-hour "Massages for the Military" have already been made by veterans, current military personnel and their spouses across the 33 clinics.
"We want to do our part for the men and women who dedicate their lives for the safety of our country," said Ronn Wadsworth, Massage Envy Spa Regional Chief Operating Officer. "Protecting the freedoms of our nation is a stressful job, and considering that massage therapy provides stress relief in addition to many other health benefits, it's a great way for us to actually demonstrate our appreciation to local veterans, military personnel and their spouses."
All 33 Massage Envy locations in the DC-MD-VA region will welcome veterans with USA-themed decor and signage, message boards for sending appreciation to active military members, and refreshments.
With over 900 locations nationwide, Massage Envy offers a variety of massage treatments to choose from including Swedish, Trigger Point, Deep Tissue, Sports and Geriatric. All sessions can be customized to provide relief of key areas that cause tension, stress or pain.
About Massage Envy Massage Envy Spa, based in Scottsdale, Arizona, is a national franchisor, and through its franchised locations, is the leading provider of therapeutic massage in the United States. The national franchise is dedicated to providing professional and affordable therapeutic massage and spa services to members and guests with busy lifestyles at convenient times and locations. Founded in 2002, Massage Envy Spa has more than 910 franchise locations in 48 states and 1.4 million members. In addition, the average unit volume for a franchise location is $1.3 million. Through its national partnership with the Arthritis Foundation, Massage Envy Spa has raised more than $2 million in three, one-day Healing Hands for Arthritis events. The company was recently ranked #88 in Franchise Time's Top 200, #81 in Entrepreneur's 2013 Franchise 500 and #29 in its Fastest Growing Franchise rankings. Massage Envy Spa is a member of the International Franchise Association (IFA) and was named a 2013 Military Friendly Franchise. For more information, visit MassageEnvy.com.