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Relieve Chronic Pain and Stress with Deep Tissue Massage and Myofascial Release!


Your Life—Unburdened from Pain and Stress

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Pain and chronic stress can intrude on your daily life, making simple tasks feel overwhelming and diminishing your quality of life. This never-ending cycle of pain and stress can disrupt your work, hobbies, and precious moments with loved ones.


But it doesn't need to be this way!

Since 1994, I have specialized in alleviating pain and easing the effects of chronic stress.  My approach is meticulously tailored to target the root of your pain and the effects of stress in your body.

Schedule a session or a free phone consultation today and you can begin your journey towards a life free of pain—rediscovering joy and freedom.

Myofascial Release

Darren offers a unique massage experience that blends the best of Swedish massage with deep tissue, trigger point, and myofascial release techniques.

Perfect for athletes, individuals dealing with injuries or chronic stress and pain, as well as those seeking stress relief and healing from past traumas.

Infrared Light Therapy

Infrared light therapy warms the muscles penetrating deep into the body's tissues.  In addition to being relaxing, it promotes healing, reduces pain and inflammation, improves circulation, accelerates muscle recovery, and even boost the immune system. 

Hot Stone  Therapy

Hot stones are placed on the body and used in gliding strokes. The heat in the stones penetrates deep to release long-held tension and discomfort, reducing chronic inflammation and relieving pain and discomfort.


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Rates & Packages
60 Min- $150 | 75 Min- $175 | 90 Min-$200
Discount PackagesGift Certificates

Frequent Questions

Where is your massage studio?

1611 San Pablo Ave, Suite 2C
Berkeley, CA 94702

with easy parking and several bus lines nearby.

Do you offer gift certificates  and discount packages?

Yes.  You can purchase a gift certificate for someone special here or invest in wellness with a discount package.

Do you have a waitlist?

I'm often booked several weeks in advance.  If I don't have availability in my scheduling system that works for you, feel free to message me and ask to be added to my waitlist. I will let you know if something opens up.  415-216-0909

Do you work with all genders?

Yes.  I work with men, women, transgender, non-binary people.  I'm very comfortable working with male and female bodies as well as  those receiving gender affirming care.

Do you do outcalls?

No. Only in-studio sessions are available.

Do you use draping?

I always use a towel and/or sheet for draping.  I do not offer fully nude massage.

Do you have a specialty?

While I am trained in several techniques, I often work with those who prefer deeper work, athletes and those looking to address injuries and other medical concerns.  My work is trauma informed and often work in conjunction with mental health professionals.

Do you work with the LGBTQ+ community?

As an openly gay man, I love working with other members of the queer community who need a safe, judgment-free space for healing. 

Do you offer Tantric/sensual/erotic massage?

No. My work is non-sexual only. 

Are there conditions or injuries with which you will not work?

I’m open to working with most issues, but I ask that you consult your doctor or therapist before scheduling if you are being treated for a medical or psychiatric issue.  

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