San Antonio, Texas (August 22, 2012) – Massage Heights, an international premium franchise membership massage company that makes regular massage therapy affordable and convenient to the masses, raised more then $21,000 during their Live. Life. Cancer Free. event, a four-day national event to build awareness and raise funds to fight cancer. During this inaugural event which took place July 16th – 19th, participating Massage Heights Retreats contributed $10 from every 1-Hour Massage and Skin Therapy Treatment to the American Cancer Society DetermiNation® team, which allows people to dedicate their participation in half-marathons and marathons to the fight to save more lives from cancer.

“Thanks to sponsors like Massage Heights, athletes who participate in the American Cancer Society’s DetermiNation program are able to succeed,” said Staci Brown, national director of endurance events for the American Cancer Society. “We are grateful that the funds raised through this effort will help the Society continue to save lives and create a world with less cancer and more birthdays.”

All proceeds contributed during the Live. Life. Cancer Free. event support the American Cancer Society DetermiNation® team in its mission to help people turn the power of running and walking into saving lives and creating a world with less cancer and more birthdays for everyone.

“Massage Heights is proud to support the American Cancer Society DetermiNation® team in their efforts to help save lives from cancer- and to help people touched by the disease live better lives. Our brand was founded on the philosophy of helping people live their lives better through increased relaxation, better pain management and overall wellness; all direct benefits of massage,” said Massage Heights President and CEO Glenn Franson. “We are incredibly proud of the money our participating Retreats raised during the inaugural Live. Life. Cancer Free. event and know that it will make a difference to the American Cancer Society in their fight for a world with less cancer and more birthdays.”

Massage Heights serves as a national sponsor of the American Cancer Society DetermiNation® team in support of their efforts toward cancer-related causes. The Live. Life. Cancer Free. inaugural event is part of the Massage Heights Cause Partnership program with the American Cancer Society and is the first event of its kind for the franchise company.

Massage Heights employs licensed, registered and certified Massage Therapists who are trained to provide a variety of therapeutic massage treatments that are customized to address the individual needs of their Member and Non-member Guests.

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About Massage Heights

Founded in San Antonio, Texas in 2004, Massage Heights is a premium franchise massage Retreat company built on a membership model that makes regular massage therapy affordable, while still providing the level of service available at a five-star resort. The company’s mission is to help all types of people incorporate convenient, high-quality, rejuvenating massage into their healthy lifestyles so that they can live their lives better. In an exploding industry, the company has more than 76 operating franchise locations open in the United States and Canada with an aggressive growth strategy planned throughout the U.S with a total of 1,620 locations within the next five years. The company was ranked in Entrepreneur Magazine‘s Franchise 500 list for 2012 and is a member of the International Franchise Association (IFA). For more information visit