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About Us

 

Our Therapeutic Center

Eastside Massage was established in 1983 in NYC and is renowned for our Swedish, Therapeutic, and Deep Tissue therapy treatments. We have six private treatment rooms designed for your comfort. We specialize in gentle, moderate, or deep tissue massage, which loosens tight and knotted muscles. You do not need a prescription to receive massage treatment. However, if you have any diagnosed conditions, we advise you to request a prescription from your physician so we can best serve your needs with medical massage. 


We will customize your massage, whether you prefer a full body massage or focused concentration on specific areas. As  New York State licensed massage therapists and complementary alternative medicine (CAM) providers, we look forward to enhancing your health and wellness program. You can depend on us to reduce stress, tension, and balance your body and mind.

We are proud partners with SpaFinder and Mind Body Online.

Dedicated to excellence, we are proud members of the:

   - American Massage Therapy Association

   - Associated Bodywork and Massage Professionals
   - New York Society of Medical Massage Therapists

Street view of Eastside Massage at 351 East 78th Street, between 1st and 2nd Avenue, Ground Floor Suite.

Director Robin Ehrlich

Robin Ehrlich, Director of Eastside Massage Therapy Center, is a New York State Licensed Massage Therapist with over 35 years of experience and has an extensive background in advanced medical massage. She has worked at the International Center for the Disabled (ICD) within the Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation with notable physical therapists as well as at the Rehabilitation Services Department at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center.

Outside the treatment room, Robin Ehrlich has delivered lectures about Manual Lymph Drainage at the world-renowned Rockefeller University. She has also taught courses on Deep Muscle Therapy Massage for the Swedish Institute College of Health Sciences as well as for the American Massage Therapy Association. 

Robin Ehrlich treating client Jennifer Hudson to our Signature Therapeutic Massage.

 

The Team

 

All of our massage therapists are New York State Licensed and highly skilled in massage techniques. Our therapists are required to take continuing education for advanced massage techniques on a yearly basis. This ensures that all of our therapists are always up to date on industry standards and new, innovative techniques. They are members of professional massage associations that promote holistic health and optimal wellness.​ Let our elite team of experienced spa professionals meet and exceed your expectations.

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"I graduated from New York College of Health Professions. I have a caring touch and I am passionate in what I do. I think everybody could benefit from getting a massage to relieve some stress! I am skilled in Swedish massage, Deep tissue, and Trigger point work. I am also a member of the American Massage Therapy Association. "

ALEXA

"I enjoy working with people and am committed to providing a very safe and healing massage experience for my clients. I have 21 years of Massage experience. My work is very intuitive and I always check in with my clients needs. The healing arts have always been a passion for me. I am extremely proficient in Deep tissue, Swedish, and Therapeutic massage. I also do pre-natal massages and enjoy helping mothers to avoid and pain related conditions during their pregnancy."

ALICIA

"I have been a Massage Therapist for 6 years. I graduated from Pacific college of oriental medicine in 2012 with an associate degree in Massage Therapy. Where I learned my Techniques in Eastern Modalities, Hot Stone Massage, Foot Reflexology, Prenatal Massage, Chair Massage, Sports Massage. As a Massage Therapist I believe that Massage is a way to help people heal physically, emotionally and mentally. Massage it’s not only used to heal the person muscular pain, it helps them get in touch with their emotion. It’s important to communicate with the client through touch as they are literally placing themselves in my hands. When I massage someone I care for that person and my main concern and intent is to heal them to the best of my knowledge."

ANA

"I specialize in Medical Massage, Swedish, Sports and Deep Tissue. I am an experienced licensed Massage Therapist. I have a serious and therapeutic style and can tailor a massage to fit an individual's needs. Breathe, Relax and trust your body in my expert hands!"

DANIELA

"I have therapeutic experience in Swedish massage, Deep tissue and sports massage, aromatic oil massage, and hot stone massage! Attentive & well educated, let me handle any complaints of tension or painful areas of the body. Schedule your flight to relaxation and enhanced wellness today! I graduated from A.S.A College and a member of the AMTA."

DAYANA

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"I love helping people feel better with Swedish, Therapeutic and Deep Tissue Massage. I have a educated touch and custom tailor my massage to suit your individual needs. I look forward to helping you alleviate your aches and pains!"

EILEEN

"My Massage is very nurturing and will boost your circulation and ease any exhaustion in your muscles. My technique blends the best of Swedish and Therapeutic together. I have an excellent Deep Tissue for you as well. Your massage time may be enhanced by our heated massage table and feel free to have me adjust the pressure of your massage for your individual care!"

ESMERELDA

"My background has been working along side of physical therapists and nurses in a hospital. Being a massage therapist gives me the reward of helping people function at a higher level. I enjoy reducing pain and promoting well being. My massage will soothe your nerves and lengthen your muscles so you'll feel lighter and freer in your body and mind. I care to make a difference for you with my Licensed Massage skills."

JAZMIN

"I have a strong background in Medical Massage and Deep Tissue. I have many years experience and I offer a professional massage with a direct approach. You will be my priority for transformation and I look forward to working out any knots you may have. Don't suffer needlessly, book a Therapeutic, Swedish or Deep Tissue with me today!"

JENNIFER

"I have happily been working as a massage therapist for over 14 years. I graduated from The New York College of Holistic Health Sciences in 2002 and it's been a long road of learning ever since. I am proficient in several modalities including medical, prenatal, trigger point, deep tissue, myofascial, sports and reflexology. I apply a mixture of the above to customize each massage to the needs of every individual. Sometimes relaxation and therapeutic techniques can be mixed together for a wonderful experience. I will make sure that you get exactly what you ask for and completely make excellent use of my skills to accomplish this. I am certified in Medical and Prenatal massage. I have worked with women through their first, second and even third pregnancies, as I specialize in

Pre and Postnatal massage. Let me help you feel the Therapeutic difference!"

JOANNA

"I graduated from the City University of NY School of Massage Program for State licensing and training. I have also continued my training through advanced workshops for deep tissue, sports, Shiatsu, Thai, Reflexology, Reiki, and Craniosacral. I believe that each human body is sacred. Therefore, I am grateful to be given the opportunity to get involved in this therapeutic and healing process of the body. I hope that I could bring the respect, love and caring energy to the world of massage therapy for every client that I'm privileged to treat."

JOE

"For almost 21 years, I have performed custom tailored, symptom-specific massage treatments designed to meet Eastside Massage Therapy's client's needs and goals.   My training at the New York City's Swedish Institute provided me with a wide variety of effective modalities  such as Deep Tissue, Trigger Point and Medical Massage that I incorporate together to help to ensure a successful session. I also have an Advanced Certification in Prenatal Massage "

JULIE

"I graduated from the The New York College of Professions for massage therapy. I have been practicing for the last 3 years and really enjoy being a massage therapist. I love helping people relax and having them feel better after my extremely  therapeutic massage. I have a serious therapeutic massage to offer. I have a firm touch and use a lot of deep tissue but can offer relaxing Swedish Massage as well."

KARINE

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"I am an experienced and a professional Massage Therapist for 7 years and a graduate of New York College of Health and Professions as well as a member of AMTA. My performance begins by acknowledging and understanding my client’s concerns and needs and then applying all the proper techniques with a perfect touch to meet their highest expectations. I am highly skillful in all Massage Therapy Modalities: Swedish Massage, Deep Tissue, Medical Massage, Therapeutic, Sports Massage, Reflexology, Shiatsu, Thai Massage. I believe that treating a human body with respect, caring and appreciation can lead to a successful therapeutic and healing process."

LAIREN 

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"Massage is both an art and a science and a way for me to serve others by helping to ease the pains that afflict the body and provide comfort, relaxation and peace. It is not simply a career for me, but a calling. I am a graduate of the New York College of Health Professions and member of the AMTA. I can provide both soothing, gentle massage and deeper targeted pressure where you need it most, so that you can emerge refreshed and rejuvenated. "

MARIBEL

"Each session should be a unique experience tailored to a client’s individual needs. With a passion for helping people heal and my professional work ethic, I strive to employ this philosophy for each client, and carry out a customized approach according to their specific goals. My skill set varies from modern techniques such as sports massage, to more traditional and specialized methods, like Swedish, Asian, Thai, Shiatsu and others. As a NYS certified LMT with a degree from NY College of Health Professions, I know this field is ever-changing and constantly growing. Thus I am continually educating myself and evolving with my profession."

MARINA

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"As a licensed massage therapist, I graduated from NY College of health professions and I have advanced skills with Swedish, Deep Tissue, Therapeutic and Prenatal Massage. My techniques are custom tailored to your body type, areas of stress and posture. I am committed to helping you feel better. My specialty is easing muscle tension in the neck, shoulders and back. I look forward to helping you feel more like yourself again! "

MIA

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"I am a licensed massage therapist graduated from New York College of Health Professions and a member of the American Massage Therapy Association. I’m passionate about my work and have great joy helping people achieving their inner ability to heal themselves. My background in homeopathy and energy work as well as modalities such as deep tissue, myofascial release, trigger points, reflexology, shiatsu and medical massage help me to combine different techniques and inspiration to accommodate each client’s individual needs. Becoming a massage therapist has brought me a live sense of health and wellness, and my goal with my clients is to tap this inner ability we all have to change our bodies and mind to an ultimate state of equilibrium. "

NATALIA

"I'm a very excellent experienced licensed massage therapist. If you need positive energy and a caring therapeutic massage then I can help you!"

SEPALI

"My mission is to provide quality therapeutic massage to my clients, customized to meet their specific individual needs using a combination of Eastern and Western techniques. I specialize in Deep Tissue, Sports Therapy as well as Swedish massage. I am a graduate of the Pacific College of Oriental Medicine and Connecticut Center for Massage Therapy and am an active member of the American Massage Therapy Association."

STEPHEN

"I'm a graduate of the Swedish Institute College of Health Sciences and have been a part of Eastside Massage Therapy for the past 9 years. I believe that massage therapy is one of the most effective ways to reduce stress, pain and muscle tension brought on by the hectic lives we lead in such a fast-paced environment.I am known to use a combination of soothing techniques such as Swedish massage strokes, trigger point work and myofascial release and tailor each massage to meet the individual's needs."

SUSAN

"I graduated from the Swedish Institute in 1998 and I am a proud member of the American Massage Therapy Association.

My massages are tailored to the special needs of each individual. It's not a one size fits all spa massage. My therapeutic massage therapy techniques are specifically designed to help loosen tight muscles and aid in muscular recovery from stress, injury or activities of daily life."

TRICIA

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I graduated from NY College of Health Professions, where I was trained in Swedish Massage, Deep Tissue, Pre-natal massage and Reflexology. I am also a member of the American Massage Therapy Association. I am passionate about helping people and believe massage therapy is an art that combines the body and the mind to create a sense of relaxation and well being.

VERNESSA

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