Scottsdale, Ariz. (June 7, 2011) – Massage Envy, the pioneer and national leader of affordable and convenient massage and spa services, announced today that Justin Hudetz, owner of the Western Springs, Illinois center, has been named Massage Envy Franchisee of the Year. The award was presented at the company’s Annual Franchise Conference held in Phoenix, Arizona from May 2 – 4, 2011.

“I’ve never been more honored, or more shocked to receive such an award,” said Hudetz. “Massage Envy has franchisees across the country who are doing amazing things every day. Even more amazing are the people we surround ourselves with – our massage therapists and our front desk associates are what make our company strong. We have a culture of excellence that translates over to our clients in the level of service we provide and I’m very proud to be a part of it.”

The company launched the Massage Envy Spa concept in 2009 to build upon consumer demand for affordable access to healthy skin care treatments. Through a strategic partnership with global skincare leader Murad®, Massage Envy Spa customers benefit from facials and skin care treatments designed by one of the world’s foremost leaders in skin health.

Today, there are more than 680 locations, making Massage Envy the largest system of franchised massage and spa centers in the industry. The company also is the world’s largest employer of licensed/registered massage therapists with more than 16,000 therapists providing over 250,000 massages every week.

The Western Springs Massage Envy Spa is located at 4700 Gilbert Avenue. For more information or to schedule an appointment, call (708) 784-3689. Additional information, including a list of all centers, can be found on Massage Envy’s web site at

Open seven days a week, each Massage Envy Spa offers convenient times and locations to fit all its members needs. Visit Massage Envy on Facebook or on Twitter. For healthy living and wellness tips, visit Massage Envy Spa’s new blog at

About Massage Envy Spa

Massage Envy, based in Scottsdale, Arizona, is the leading provider of therapeutic massage in the United States. The national franchise is dedicated to providing professional and affordable therapeutic massage and spa services to consumers with busy lifestyles at convenient times and locations. Founded in 2002, Massage Envy Spa has more than 680 locations in 43 states and has experienced 25 percent year-over-year growth. In addition, the average unit volume for a Massage Envy Spa is $1 million. 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