Rituals Of Touch – Unique, Exotic & Traditional Massages

Using ancient methods of hands-on healing, Complexions Spa for Beauty & Wellness offers an array of unique massages and body rituals from around the world using 100% certified natural and organic ingredients that release muscular tension and restore physical and emotional well-being. All expertly trained Complexions massage therapists are New York State licensed professionals. Complexions’ wide variety of treatment options give you more variety when choosing a massage in either of our spas located in Albany and Saratoga, New York.

Forest Bathing Massage Coming Soon – $148

The Japanese tradition of Shinrin-Yoku (literally Forest Air Bathing) involves spending time in the forests for the health benefits this can bring. Increased immune function, reduced stress levels and lower blood pressure are just some of the benefits that may come from breathing the essential oils released by trees. This massage recreates the forest in your treatment room and includes flowing massage, light joint release techniques, stretching movements to open joints and loosen muscles and hot towel compresses protecting the lungs and stimulating immunity.

Deep Tissue Therapeutic Massage60-90-120 minutes | $99.00/$145.00/$188.00

A more intensive treatment custom tailored to specific areas of tension, soreness, and chronic discomfort. This curative massage includes the use of a powerful anti-inflammatory Arnica, to complement and enhance the benefits.  Extracts of birch and pine, along with moist heat and deep tissue techniques help improve flexibility and mobility in the muscle to unlock patterns of  tension.  Designed for those seeking a firmer, more therapeutic treatment. | book now

Head & Neck Recovery Massage 60 minutes | $99.00

A remarkable experience that integrates an exquisite steamed organic herbal poultice with a combination of massage techniques to provide relief and recovery along your back, shoulders, neck, face, and crown, where stress manifests itself most. Feet are not forgotten; attention to them provides a storybook ending for complete health and harmony. | book now

Couples Massage Price based on massage(s) selected

For a shared experience, in both our Albany and Saratoga locations, enjoy any of our massages, side-by-side in our private ‘Metta’ (loving kindness) couples suite. You may also enjoy use of our couples hydrotherapy tub with chromatherapy for an additional fee. | book now

Anamai, Body Reviver 90 minutes | $159.00

Strengthen your body and feel empowered with this unique healing art thought to have traveled from India to Thailand 2,500 years ago. This is a combination of acupressure, gentle stretching, and oil applied to your body to release blockages and tune your energy flow. Meanwhile, warm herbal cushions filled with therapeutic ingredients are placed onto your back and neck, infusing their healing powers into your system. This treatment helps to reinforce your immune system, reduce stress, improve posture, and enhance your vitality. | book now

Hot Poultice Thai Massage105 minutes | $185.00

Drift away tensions while enjoying this unforgettable hot poultice massage. Unchanged since the 14th century, this amazing ritual incorporates one of our three indigenous organic herbal poultice blends for your specific needs (Samunprai for Detoxification, Indigo for Healing, or Kamatan for Deep Relaxation). Acupressure is used to open all the energy channels, followed by massaging the deep medicinal heat of the poultice into the muscles to release tensions and revitalize your mind. We then seal all the energy of this treatment with a hands on oil massage. Take your body on a journey of total renewal. The poultice is yours to take home for continued use. | book now

Hot Stone and Sage Therapy90 minutes | $148.00

Radiant heat from ancient river stones penetrates deep into knots and tension, stimulating release and repair.  Your relaxation and vitality are enhanced with aromatic oils from crushed sage leaves and organic lavenders. | book now

Aromatic Alchemy 60 minutes | $99.00

Experience the healing effects of aromatherapy in a relaxing and restorative massage.  Your ‘Spa Sommelier’ will introduce you to a flight of organic, aromatic essential oil blends and together you will design your service according to the scents you love and the outcome you desire.   Acupressure along with the individually chosen blend will re-balance your vital energies, restoring harmony and calm to your body and mind. | book now

Relaxation Massage 60-90-120 minutes | $89.00/$135.00/$178.00

Based on classic European techniques, this deeply relaxing treatment helps to soothe and relax an over stressed nervous system inducing a feeling of well being. | book now

Metta, Loving Kindness Soak & Massage90 minutes | $126.00

“Metta,” a Thai word that means “loving kindness,” is a spiritual love that is practiced as a way to see the good in others and to bring serenity and good will to your conscious. Awaken the loving kindness within yourself by soaking in our sensual bath blends, followed by a Relaxation Massage. Perfect for couples. | book now

Om, Harmony Soak & Massage90 minutes | $126.00

Enjoy a purifying massage to help get rid of toxins before soaking in a vitality herbal bath to recharge energy and balance body and mind. | book now

Sabai Sabai, Serenity Soak & Massage90 minutes | $126.00

Soak in a serenity bath blend to release tensions before enjoying a relaxing massage with a blend of lemongrass and sweet orange for a total stress release experience. | book now

Pregnancy Massage60 minutes | $99.00

A special blend of mother and baby safe oils designed to relax mind and body, while nourishing and conditioning the skin, elevate this pre-natal massage experience.  This massage will help you enjoy your body and bring you into a state of peaceful contentment-soothing some of the possible discomforts than can accompany pregnancy such as water retention, headaches and neck tension, cramping, and of course stretch marks.  Mother and baby both will find peace and relaxation with this soothing massage. | book now

Ancient Sands Therapeutic Massage60 minutes | $134.00 (Albany location only)

Awaken the senses, alleviate the body and renew the soul with this ultra-purifying massage therapy treatment. Heralded as a new concept rooted in ancient tradition, this psammo (Greek for ‘sand’) treatment is performed on our Alpha-Quartz Sand Table. Designed to bring ultimate wellness, the sand is heated as you lie on the bed that is covered with a hygienic sheet that is used to prevent the sand from sticking to the body. After you are positioned comfortably into the sand, the warmth will begin to permeate the skin for a deep and relaxing experience that removes toxins, alleviates pain, reduces inflammation, improves stiff joints and pain, and promotes relaxing comfort for the body and soul. This service can be enjoyed à la carte or can be added to any body service for an additional $45. | book now

Golf Ball Massage60 minutes | $99.00

This therapeutic massage incorporates the use of warm golf balls for deep tissue manipulation of specific areas of tension, soreness, and chronic discomfort. This curative massage improve flexibility and mobility in your muscles─ sports enthusiast or not. The SPA-ball is yours to take home for continued use. | book now

Reflexology30/60 minutes | $60.00/$89.00

This natural healing technique relieves stress, promotes relaxation, increases blood circulation and helps to balance the body through stimulation of pressure points on the feet. Enjoy a gentle foot exfoliation and hydrating mint rescue cream to leave feet soft and smooth.| book now

Shiatsu60 minutes | $99.00

A therapeutic massage based on ancient oriental techniques using pressure along the energy pathways of the body to restore balance and relieve tension and stress. This is performed on the floor while wearing loose clothing. Please bring something comfortable to change into. | book now

Wei Essence Massage60 minutes | $99.00

Mandarin for “transformative action,” these soothing massages incorporate flower essences that you choose to create an immediate positive effect on your mood, state-of-mind, and well being. Based on the flower you select, specific organic oils and mists are used during the massage that will work with your body’s meridian system to enhance clarity, peace, and happiness. | book now