Massage Envy Spa now operates in a total of 48 states, with the opening of the first Montana franchise location, in Missoula.

Massage Envy is the largest massage franchise in the nation, with 900 locations employing 21,000 massage therapists and estheticians. Massage Envy provides 16 million massages a year to more than 1.4 million members.

“Over the next several years, Massage Envy Spa is seeking to expand across the country,” a company press release noted. The company was recently ranked #81 in Entrepreneur‘s 2013 Franchise 500 and #29 in its Fastest Growing Franchise rankings.