AUSTIN, Texas, March 23, 2011 – LaVida Massage, a Commerce, Michigan-based massage and wellness center, celebrated the opening its first Texas location in Austin on Feb. 28, 2011.

Located at 7010 W. Highway 71, Suite 160, in the center of the Hills shopping center, the spacious 2,600-square-foot facility features nine massage rooms and provides a variety of massage therapy options, such as Swedish, couples, deep tissue, hot stone, prenatal, chair and corporate massages.

The center is owned and operated by franchisee Scott Bennett.

“I am excited to bring the LaVida brand to Texas and know that our superior service and convenient business hours will ensure that our center is a great fit for a wide variety of clientele,” said Bennett. “We have convenient online scheduling, highly trained, certified massage therapists and a gender neutral atmosphere that will ensure comfort for both men and women in the area.”

The location will be open from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Saturday and 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Sunday, and will offer convenient online scheduling 24 hours a day. 

Founded in 2007, LaVida Massage is a health and wellness massage center, providing massage, facial and cosmetic services that revitalize and reinvigorate clients’ emotional and physical health. As more Americans find value in personal care and therapeutic relief from negative outside influences, LaVida continues its expansion throughout the U.S. For more information, visit