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blue marigold voted one of “The Best Massage Therapists in Portland” on

We are excited to announce that blue marigold massage was recently selected as one of the best massage therapists in PDX by!  Their website's proprietary research and selection process identifies the top service professionals in over 200 different industries across the top cities in the United States.  Their selection criteria is based on Reputation, Credibility, Experience, Engagement, and Professionalism. [...]

Self-Care and Massage Therapy

Self-Care Tips and Massage Therapy  As massage therapists, we tend to vocalize the value and importance of self-care with our clients, because we see firsthand what a pivotal role it plays in the optimal functioning of the body.   Clearly, from the profession we have chosen, we are big believers in the benefits of massage therapy.  That being said, we cannot [...]

Chi Nei Tsang (Abdominal Massage) and the Seasons

Despite some flurries, we've been fortunate with a relatively mild winter and more sunshine than the  Pacific Northwest typically offers during this time of year. And yet, there are many natural and unavoidable changes that our bodies undergo during seasonal shifts. Winter is the perfect time of year to bring a focus back to your center, and this season we [...]

What to Expect From an Ashiatsu Massage (Deep Tissue Massage)

Because Ashiatsu Massage is still a lesser-known method of massage, many people wonder what it is and what to expect before they decide to give it a go.  This blog explains it in detail, from the perspective of our massage studio. Is Ashiatsu Massage for Me? Ashiatsu Massage is a luxurious form of deep tissue massage. Although pressure can be [...]

Blue Marigold Featured on the Spa Insider, A Guide to the Best Spas in the Country!

Massage Studio in St Johns Portland, OR We are delighted to announce that Blue Marigold was recently featured on the luxurious Spa Insider, an informative guide to spas, beauty, travel and wellness centers around the country. We must say, many of the featured locations in the guide are undoubtedly stunning, and  we are grateful to be included among [...]

Abdominal Massage and its Incredible Health Benefits

Abdominal Massage (Chi Nei Tsang) - Powerfully Effective for Digestive Issues  As the physical and energetic center of the body, the health of our abdominal region affects our overall wellness on many levels.  The gut is often referred to as the 'second brain' because of the impact that it has on our emotional balance and the state of our mood. As [...]

Blue Marigold Massage Featured on Travel Portland!

Photography by Ashley Anderson We are proud to announce that Blue Marigold Massage was recently featured in Travel Portland on an editorial article they developed on "Where to Find CBD in Portland".   As many of you know, we offer all-organic, hemp-derived CBD-infused massages here at our North Portland studio in St Johns, so we're excited about spreading the word to [...]

Why I Love Combining Ashiatsu Massage with Hawaiian Lomi Lomi

As a massage therapist, it's been fulfilling to see how satisfied people feel after receiving two of my favorite modalities:  Ashiatsu Oriental Bar Therapy and Hawaiian Lomi Lomi massage.  Whether they have experienced it before, or are open to trying something new, they immediately feel the benefits of each, while expanding their repertoire of massage modalities.  Over time, in my [...]

North Portland Real Estate Agent Interviews Blue Marigold Massage

What a wonderful interview we had with Frank Marzetta, a leading real estate agent at Premier Property Group! Frank interviews local businesses throughout the North Portland area and found Blue Marigold Massage + Wellness during his search for new businesses in the quaint St Johns region of Portland. Frank also received his first Aromatherapy-Infused Ashiatsu Massage by Dali Singh after [...]

Blue Marigold Featured on 10Buds for CBD Massage in PDX

As many of you know, we offer high quality CBD-infused massages at blue marigold massage.  Recently, we were featured on,  a complete review guide to cannabis related products including marijuana seed banks, weed strains, accessories, and equipment on the internet. Check out their latest article on "The Complete Guide to Cannabis Tourism in Portland"

What is Visceral Manipulation?

Demystifying Visceral Manipulation When looking at our extensive menu of service offerings, many of our clients inquire about Visceral Manipulation.  Hence, we've decided to publish this post on Visceral Manipulation to demystify the role this modality plays on overall health, with a specific focus on the organs, membranes, fascia and ligaments. Visceral Manipulation (VM) is a gentle manual therapy technique [...]

Myofascial Release and its Powerful Benefits

So many of the clients who come to our North Portland massage studio are very curious about Myofascial Release and Trigger Point Therapy. The first question we tend to get is: “What is Myofascial Release and how is it different from a “normal” massage?” This is an interesting question, and for the sake of simplicity, our response tends to be: [...]

Structural Massage for Pain Management and Relief

Structural Bodywork is a Brilliant Massage Modality  It is no secret that the human body in its endless complexity bears the ability to navigate the constant stream of trials and obstacles throughout the journey of life. Like all other structures in the physical world, we are works in progress; in flux and always attempting to maintain a balance between the [...]


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2018-09-14 17:18:12
After my Ashiatsu massage from Sonja my previously unbelievably tense shoulder and back muscles are relaxed and feel great! I admit that, at first, the...
Amanda R.
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Okay, so start to finish. I have a chronic pain disease, and I work 6 part time jobs. Yes, I am crazy, but that's not why we are here. I had reached a point...
Brae R.
Brae R.
2018-06-14 15:38:48
I just received an amazing one hour massage along with the CBD oil, with Kathy. I was left feeling so relaxed and so de stressed, I could barely talk. Kathy...