What’s better than a day at the spa?  A day at home!

I bring over a decade of professional, licensed massage experience to your home.

My favorite modalities/techniques are deep tissue and massage cupping.  I love doing deep tissue for its specificity, and cupping to release tight fascia.

If you are looking for a dedicated massage therapist to help you maintain your well-being, I hope you will consider me.  To get in the habit of self-care, I recommend setting up a standing appointment.  Some clients see me every week, others every other week or once a month.  Massage is a great way to manage pain without pharmaceuticals.  Thank you for considering me in your search for a competent, caring, effective and creative therapist.

Ruth Hesse, LMT

Brian Utting School of Massage, 2007

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3 thoughts on “RUTH HESSE, LMT”

    1. Thanks, Rose! I like knowing that I am a part of your successful running career. Hopefully together we can conquer the obstacle racing world!

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Ruth is a talented massage therapist I would recommend for those looking for someone who really pays attention to detail. Absolutely fabulous!

–Leigh Whannell

people are sayingI found Ruth after being referred by a friend. At the time I was new to the area and looking for a massage practitioner who could help keep me injury free and performing at my peak level of fitness. I am a post collegiate distance runner and compete competitively on the elite level. My next big goal I have coming up is competing at the Olympic Trials in Track in 2012. 

After trying some other massage practitioners I was recommended to try Ruth. I have never looked back. She is amazing.

 I get massages at least twice a month and she works on my problem areas and keeps me injury free. In the past I would have old injuries flair up and sideline me from training but not any more. Ruth helps keep my muscles healthy and happy so they can sustain my grueling workouts and training. 

One thing that is different about Ruth than other massage practitioners is she really feels for the problem areas in the muscle and has you breathe and work through the trouble spots. If there is a particularly tight spot on my calf she may have me move my foot around to really stretch the muscle and alleviate tightness. 

I can’t say enough about what an amazing massage practitioner Ruth is and I would recommend her to everyone! Whether you are an elite athlete or are just wanting to feel better as you go about your day to day life, Ruth is the lady who will get the job done. 

—  Lois Keller

Ruth is one of the best massage therapists I’ve ever met. The thing that makes her  so great   is that she is not only incredibly skilled in the various techniques, but also is responsive.

I’ve had massages from people before who were good but I could tell they performed the same routine on everyone. Ruth, on the other hand, massages intuitively and interactively, so that it feels like I’m getting a personalized massage

I have recommended her to many of my friends and co-workers—she’s one of the best hidden gems in Seattle!  

—  Alicia Chen

Ruth Hesse LMP is a wonderful massage practitioner.  She has a knack for really listening to what I want in a massage, and tailoring each session to my massage needs
du jour. I see her every other week, and she has really gotten to know my body and what I like. I leave feeling relaxed, refreshed, and free of the aches and pains that come from working too long at my computer, or training too hard in the gym. She’s especially good with people who have sports-related bodywork needs. Give her a try, you won’t be disappointed! 

Friday massages with Ruth are addictive!

I’ve been getting massages from Ruth every other Friday for a long time. She’s one of the most responsive people who’ve worked on me, tailoring the massage to my specific needs.

Love it when she works on my arms, which need a lot of attention after hours on the computer or in my art studio. Ruth is the BEST!

—   David Owen Hastings

Ruth is a talented massage therapist I would recommend for those looking for someone who really pays attention to detail. Absolutely fabulous!

 —    Leigh Whannell

Ruth’s 1 Hour Deep Tissue Massage was fabulous!!! I highly recommend it to anyone who needs a little relaxation and wants to get away for an hour of therapeutic bliss!  She was professional, considerate and friendly…I definitely see another massage with Ruth in my near future!                                                                                               

– – Mara Murphy