The Art of Touch by Samuel

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Based in Oakland, CA

Mobile services

Starting at $150

Deep Tissue, Shiatsu, Swedish & 3 other techniques

5 testimonials


Are you feeling stressed, fatigued, or disconnected from your body? Let me help! I specialize in Shiatsu Massage and Acupressure techniques that are designed to promote energy flow and leave you feeling refreshed and energized. My natural intuition and understanding of the body allows me to provide a personalized touch that can help you feel touched, held, seen, and stronger in your body.

The best part? All you have to do is lie there and relax! My large comfy Shiatsu... mat provides the perfect setting for a full-body sessions that involve stretches and pressure points that don't require the use of any oils.

These techniques are based in Traditional Chinese Meridian system and can help your body heal, become more productive, and rested. Don't wait any longer to take care of yourself. Book a session with me today and experience the power of therapeutic touch.

I serve Oakland as well as San Francisco and the Peninsula. It would be my honor to work with you.

I am thrilled to be serving the Bay Area's LGBTQ+ community!

I AM MOBILE ONLY, and charge $25 extra if you are outside the Berkeley/Oakland area


Based in Oakland, CA 94609 Mobile services within 25 miles


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Tu: 9 a.m. - 6 p.m.

W: 2 - 6 p.m.

Th: 9 a.m. - 6 p.m.

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At your home, office or hotel

Samuel's Signature Massage

Spa-quality bodywork, tailored to you, blending a range of techniques, from Acupressure to Thai

60 min.
75 min.
90 min.

Payments & Discounts
  • Cash, Check, Venmo accepted
  • Longer sessions available.
  • Amounts listed are base rates only. Actual rates vary based on distance travelled, services provided, etc.
  • Ask about discounts for prepaid bodywork packages.
  • 10% off on Thursdays
Additional Info

Techniques: Acupressure, Conscious Breathwork, Deep Tissue, Shiatsu, Swedish, Thai

Experience: 4 years

Mobile extras: Music

Affiliations: Associated Bodywork and Massage Professionals


Sept. 2019 - Dec. 2020

500 Hour Massage Therapist Program

Mckinnon Body Therapy Center, Oakland, CA


Gathered by Samuel from admiring massage clients to share with you.

March 15, 2023 in Oakland, CA (mobile)

Sam has a wonderful quality of touch. His knowledge of the meridian lines is exceptional. If you want a calming nurturing touch that moves you. You will not be dissatisfied. I’m super grateful to have received his bodywork. Thanks Sam.

Dec. 20, 2022 in Oakland, CA (mobile)

Samuel's presence is so grounding. I began to relax the moment he placed his hands on my back, lying on a cozy heated blanket. He is skilled and knowledgable about the energetics of the human body. Ask him to do some Acupressure on you during your massage! I don't know how it works but wow!

June 15, 2022 in Oakland, CA (mobile)

I can't say enough to recommend Sam. If you're looking for a high-quality therapeutic massage grounded in knowledge, skill, and connection, he's for you. I've been seeing Sam regularly and the benefits are undeniable and consistent. I highly recommend his longer sequenced routine: I don't know how or why it works but it does!

Oct. 08, 2021 in Oakland, CA (mobile)

Sam brings a level of presence and care to his massages that is unparalleled. His touch is gentle and healing, firm and confident. His knowledge is deep and he approached our time with curiosity, asking about what I needed and what felt good. Highly recommend!

Dec. 11, 2019 in Oakland, CA (in-studio)

Sam is a gem - a studied, strong & sensitive therapist who can deliver an excellent multi-faceted massage. His presence is nurturing, and his no-BS style is welcome in a world of fluff.

Testimonials from before May 23, 2018 were submitted directly by clients.