The Art of Touch by Samuel

Visiting Arcata, CA; soon to Los Angeles

Mobile services

Starting at $125

Deep Tissue, Shiatsu, Swedish & 3 other techniques

2 testimonials

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I have a natural intuition for the type of touch different bodies need, and I want to share this gift.

Before getting into massage, I worked as a teacher, park ranger, and a naturalist. I’ve always been drawn to helping others and the Earth heal. For me, the most powerful healing is when we learn to heal ourselves.

I have been schooled in the science of touch and its profound effects on the body. I am also drawn to... the energetic side of massage and touch. I study the Traditional Chinese Meridian system, which is the basis for the work that I do. I have been a meditator for a decade which complements my work.

I offer traditional Swedish, Deep Tissue sessions on a massage table, but I specialize in Shiatsu and Acupressure. Ask me about it!

It would be my honor to work with you. I want you to feel seen and to hold you in whatever you are experiencing.

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

Based out of Menlo Park, I am mobile only. I will come to you and provide the session in the comfort of your own home.

Travel schedule
Jan. 14 - 18: Arcata, CA
Jan. 27 - Feb. 6: Los Angeles, CA
Normally based in: Menlo Park, CA

M: 8 a.m. - 8 p.m.

Tu: 8 a.m. - 8 p.m.

W: 8 a.m. - 8 p.m.

Th: 8 a.m. - 8 p.m.

F: 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Sa: ---

Su: 10 a.m. - 8 p.m.

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
Additional Info

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

Experience: 2 years

Mobile extras: Massage Table, 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.

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.