In search of a new favorite massage spot?
Hoodline crunched the numbers to find the top massage spots around Baltimore, using both Yelp data and our own secret sauce to produce a ranked list of the best spots.
Baltimore-area consumers historically spend more in December at health and beauty businesses than any other month of the year, according to data on local business transactions from Womply, a provider of customer relationship management software and direct response marketing for small businesses. The average amount spent per customer transaction at Baltimore-area health and beauty businesses surged to $62 for the metro area in December of last year, 16% higher than the average for the rest of the year.
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1. Zen And The City
First on the list is Zen And The City. Located at 811 N. Charles St., Floor 1, in Mount Vernon, it is the highest-rated massage spot in Baltimore, boasting five stars out of 30 reviews on Yelp.
2. Simple Wellness
Mount Vernon's Simple Wellness, located at 519 N. Charles St., lower level, is another top choice, with Yelpers giving the hair salon, massage and skin care spot 4.5 stars out of 38 reviews.
3. Spa at Four Seasons Hotel
An outpost of the Spa at Four Seasons Hotel in the Inner Harbor, is another go-to, with four stars out of 90 Yelp reviews. Head over to 200 International Drive to see for yourself.
4. Michelle Shaw
Over in Canton, check out Michelle Shaw, a masseuse at Charm City Integrative Health, who has earned five stars out of 13 reviews on Yelp. You can find her at the health services at 907 S. Lakewood Ave.
5. Metta Integrative Wellness Center
Last but not least, there's Metta Integrative Wellness Center, a Hampden favorite with 4.5 stars out of 29 reviews. Stop by 720 W. 36th St. to check it out.