NEW LOCATION: 1530 N. Gregson St.

Good News! I've relocated to the BB&T Building at 1530 North Gregson Street, just East of Northgate Mall and South of I-85. 

Genbook has been acquired by Booksy; as of 11/24/2021 all online scheduling will be done though Booksy. 

I ask that clients continue to wear a face mask during their session (I'll have a limited number of masks on hand if you don't have your own). I'll also have hand sanitizer available for clients.

To book an appointment, just scroll down and select the session length you'd like to schedule from the options below. 


Aaron Shay 11/17/2021

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Sliding Scale Pricing On All Sessions

With Sliding Scale Pricing, you have the option to pay whatever best fits your budget on any given day.

Debit/Credit Card, Cash, Check, PayPal and Venmo accepted.


A confirmation email with directions, parking instructions, and general info will be sent once you've scheduled a session.


Every Massage Therapy session is customized for you. Some people like a general whole body session, some prefer to focus on just a couple areas. Whatever you're coming in for, we'll plan a session that suits your needs.​

Pressure point massage 2

45 Minutes


Great For Addressing Two Or Three Areas


60 Minutes


Enough Time For A General Whole Body Session

Back Massage

75 Minutes


Whole Body Plus Some Extra Focus

Swedish Massage

90 Minutes


One Of The Most Popular Choices For Deep Work


Mon: 9:30am - 7:30pm
Tue: 9:30am - 7:30pm
Wed: 9:30am - 7:30pm
Thu: 9:30am - 7:30pm
Fri: 9:30am - 7:30pm
Sat: 9:30am - 4:30pm
Sun: 9:30am - 4:30pm


"To Touch The Surface Is To Stir The Depths"  -Deane Juhan

My intention is to offer professional massage therapy in a safe and relaxing environment... Right in the heart of Durham!

I employ Swedish massage techniques to facilitate circulation, warm the soft tissues, and to prepare areas for deeper work. Swedish massage has a history of supporting the body's recovery process after exercise or exertion.

I use deep tissue techniques to engage not just the muscle fibers, but also the supporting and underlying connective tissues, otherwise known as Fascia. Tendons come in many shapes and sizes, from the cable-like Achilles tendon to the broader, sheet-like tendons of the Lats and other muscles in the low back. By consciously engaging the connective tissues along with muscle tissue, adhesions ("knots") can be freed up, scar tissue can be made more pliable, and range of motion can be regained.

I try to incorporate relaxation into all my sessions. The more at ease the body is, the deeper I can sink into and manipulate the soft tissues without causing pain or discomfort. As with so many things in life, More does not equal Better, and unnecessary pressure just makes muscles tense up more. Life is tough enough already; do you really need your massage to be a chore?


My Story

I've been a North Carolina Massage Therapist (Lic. #6858) since 2007, and I've been in private practice since 2010.

I worked in restaurants in high school and college, drove an ice cream truck, and eventually made my way North to spend two years fishing and crabbing commercially in the waters off Alaska. I experienced my first professional massage sessions while in Homer, Alaska. I've always been physically active, but the rigors of Bering Sea crabbing and Gulf of Alaska longlining tested me, and the massage therapy I received made a huge impact... The seed was planted.

After returning to the Lower 48, I spent nearly 10 years in the electronic security field before making the move to pursue massage therapy at the Body Therapy Institute.

I bring a commitment to understanding the human body, how it moves, how it heals, and how we all can move through the world with more ease.


Located inside the BB&T Building just East of Northgate Mall and South of I-85 

1530 N. Gregson St. Suite 3C, Durham, NC 27701, USA

(919) 886-6858

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Any concerns about my practice or questions about massage therapy rules and regulations can be addressed to myself or the North Carolina Board Of Massage And Bodywork.