Scottsdale, Ariz. (Dec. 10, 2010) – Massage Envy, the nation’s largest massage therapy provider and the largest spa chain in America, announces the opening of its 250th Massage Envy Spa® location. This milestone took place at the Bethel center in Columbus, Ohio and illustrates the company’s rapid transition to the Massage Envy Spa concept. The Dublin center, also in Columbus, recently converted to a Massage Envy Spa as well. In October, the company opened its 200th Massage Envy Spa.

Massage Envy Spas feature an exclusive partnership with Murad® Inc., known globally as a pioneer of the clinical skincare movement. The Massage Envy Spa concept offers guests Murad healthy skincare treatments as well as rejuvenating massage therapy administered by professional estheticians and massage therapists.

“The Murad® facials are really gaining momentum in this market and the Massage Envy owners are excited to add these professional therapeutic services for their Columbus clients,” said Scott Urban, Regional Developer for Massage Envy in Ohio.

“We actually had a waiting list of members wanting to get a facial,” said Bethel center owner Chad Warner. “Murad has a great name in the industry and our clients like that they can use their membership for multiple services.”

Massage Envy continues to expand across the United States, offering professional, convenient and affordable therapeutic massage to clients in 43 states. Massage Envy began opening and converting centers to Massage Envy Spas in 2009.

Massage Envy converted 50 centers to Massage Envy Spas in two short months. The concept has been well received by Massage Envy customers. The company’s nearly 900,000 members take advantage of Massage Envy’s affordable, convenient and professional services on a regular basis.

Murad healthy skin facials and therapeutic massages are available at convenient times, including weeknights and weekends. The 250th Massage Envy Spa is located at 767 Bethel Road, Columbus, Ohio Appointments can be made by calling (614) 326-ENVY (3689). Spa hours are Monday – Friday 8:00 a.m. – 10:00 p.m., Saturdays 8:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. and Sundays, 10:00am –6:00pm. For more information, go to

About Massage Envy
Massage Envy, based in Scottsdale, Arizona, is the leading provider of therapeutic massage in the United States. The national franchise of massage centers is dedicated to providing professional and affordable therapeutic massage services to consumers with busy lifestyles at convenient times and locations. Massage Envy Spa is its newest concept, offering Murad® healthy skin facials as well as therapeutic massages. Founded in 2002, Massage Envy has 648 locations in 43 states, with new centers opening every month. The company was recently named a top AllBusiness (a D&B company) AllStar Franchise, and is a member of the International Franchise Association (IFA). For more information, visit