About Us

I look at the body as a whole living breathing unit, and I treat the entire human living inside.

If you're looking for a dedicated but breezy girl from the South side of Chicago, then you've found the right Annie. I've been moving and learning my whole life, always trying on new hats and collecting skills I think might make the world a more balanced place. Now, more than ever, I am dedicated to enhancing quality of living through bodywork and movement.

My background in dance and creative motion opens up possibilities for more functional living in my clients. The feeling of gratitude when I am able to share my knowledge and facilitate positive change in my clients is priceless. 

I am both a practicing therapist and a teacher of massage.  My specialties include Deep Tissue, Neuromuscular The...
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Annie Pelka Massage

401 Clark Ave

Suite 100

Ames , IA 50010 map it

(678) 982-2643

License: #082094

Hours of Operation

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T 08:45 AM - 02:15 PM
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Th 08:45 AM - 12:15 PM
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Sa Closed
S 11:45 AM - 03:15 PM

Client Testimonials

Here's what our clients are saying


  • Worth the wait!

    Annie was beyond my expectations! I signed up for a pregnancy massage and she delivered a wonderful experience. The room was properly cleaned and prepared for me, she used safe practice and had us wear a mask, and I felt so very comfortable. She explained everything as it was new to me due to my pregnancy. I would highly suggest to anyone to go to Annie. You will feel so refreshed and relaxed after your visit!

  • I would tell a friend that it was very relaxing and worth scheduling with Annie!

    She intuitively knows all the right spots, it seems. I've never found a therapist that I return to, but Annie is worth the return, time and time again. <3

  • Always an excellent experience, can't recommend Annie Pelka Massage more highly!

    Wonderful experience! Annie treats the issues and provides much needed relief! Highly recommend!!

  • Excellent massage therapist - professional, skilled. Listens and wants to help you feel your best! This aging athlete will continue to go back.

    She gave a nice massage but there was So much anxiety about COVID that it really took away from my relaxation and enjoyment of the experience.

  • First appointment with Annie and it was a great experience. She made me feel comfortable, we talked about my goals for massage, and she is working with me toward achieving them.

    Annie did a great MFR massage. Matt K

30 Minute Massage

$45
30min

60 Minute Massage

$75
60min

60min Pregnancy Massage

$75
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90 Minute Massage

$100
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RockTape Application

$10
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12 60min Sessions

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3 60min Sessions

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Annie P.

License: IA #082094

License: GA #006714

47 Verified Reviews

30 Minute Massage

$45
30min

60 Minute Massage

$75
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60min Pregnancy Massage

$75
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90 Minute Massage

$100
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RockTape Application

$10
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$30
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12 60min Sessions

$780
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6 60min Sessions

$390
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$210
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6 30min Sessions

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by Julie on Apr 21
Worth the wait!
by Melissa on Apr 02
Annie was beyond my expectations! I signed up for a pregnancy massage and she delivered a wonderful experience. The room was properly cleaned and prepared for me, she used safe practice and had us wear a mask, and I felt so very comfortable. She explained everything as it was new to me due to my pregnancy. I would highly suggest to anyone to go to Annie. You will feel so refreshed and relaxed after your visit!
by Madison on Apr 01
I would tell a friend that it was very relaxing and worth scheduling with Annie!
by Kim on Mar 26
She intuitively knows all the right spots, it seems. I've never found a therapist that I return to, but Annie is worth the return, time and time again. <3
by Kara on Mar 08
Always an excellent experience, can't recommend Annie Pelka Massage more highly!
by Kim on Mar 03
Wonderful experience! Annie treats the issues and provides much needed relief! Highly recommend!!
by Anonymous on Feb 25
Excellent massage therapist - professional, skilled. Listens and wants to help you feel your best! This aging athlete will continue to go back.
by Anonymous on Jan 29
She gave a nice massage but there was So much anxiety about COVID that it really took away from my relaxation and enjoyment of the experience.
by David on Jan 29
First appointment with Annie and it was a great experience. She made me feel comfortable, we talked about my goals for massage, and she is working with me toward achieving them.
by Anonymous on Jan 22
Annie did a great MFR massage. Matt K

Average Rating:

4.91 (Based on 47 Reviews)

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by Julie on Apr 2021
Verified
Service Received: 60min Pregnancy Massage with Annie P.
Worth the wait!
by Melissa on Apr 2021
Verified
Service Received: 60min Pregnancy Massage with Annie P.
Annie was beyond my expectations! I signed up for a pregnancy massage and she delivered a wonderful experience. The room was properly cleaned and prepared for me, she used safe practice and had us wear a mask, and I felt so very comfortable. She explained everything as it was new to me due to my pregnancy. I would highly suggest to anyone to go to Annie. You will feel so refreshed and relaxed after your visit!
by Madison on Apr 2021
Verified
Service Received: 60 Minute Massage with Annie P.
I would tell a friend that it was very relaxing and worth scheduling with Annie!
by Kim on Mar 2021
Verified
Service Received: Six 30-min Sessions with Annie P.
She intuitively knows all the right spots, it seems. I've never found a therapist that I return to, but Annie is worth the return, time and time again. <3
by Kara on Mar 2021
Verified
Service Received: 90 Minute Massage with Annie P.
Always an excellent experience, can't recommend Annie Pelka Massage more highly!
by Kim on Mar 2021
Verified
Service Received: 60 Minute Massage with Annie P.
Wonderful experience! Annie treats the issues and provides much needed relief! Highly recommend!!
by Anonymous on Feb 2021
Verified
Service Received: 60 Minute Massage with Annie P.
Excellent massage therapist - professional, skilled. Listens and wants to help you feel your best! This aging athlete will continue to go back.
by Anonymous on Jan 2021
Verified
Service Received: 90 Minute Massage with Annie P.
She gave a nice massage but there was So much anxiety about COVID that it really took away from my relaxation and enjoyment of the experience.
by David on Jan 2021
Verified
Service Received: Bodywork with Annie P.
First appointment with Annie and it was a great experience. She made me feel comfortable, we talked about my goals for massage, and she is working with me toward achieving them.
by Anonymous on Jan 2021
Verified
Service Received: Massage for a Year! (12 sessions) with Annie P.
Annie did a great MFR massage. Matt K
by Amy on Jan 2021
Verified
Service Received: 60 Minute Massage with Annie P.
Annie is always awesome!
by Ivana on Jan 2021
Verified
Service Received: 60 Minute Massage with Annie P.
An overall amazing experience!
by Anonymous on Nov 2020
Verified
Service Received: 60 Minute Massage with Annie P.
I had a very good experience with Annie for only being my second time getting a massage. She was very professional and kept asking questions to get a better feel of what i needed and what body parts needed more work than others. I would highly recommend her to anyone else.
by Ron on Oct 2020
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Service Received: 60 Minute Massage with Annie P.
I love how Annie make sure she is using the proper pressure to get the massage you need and expect. Thank you for the best massage ever.
by Jenny on Sep 2020
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Service Received: Massage for a Year! (12 sessions) with Annie P.
Annie is the best hands down. I look forward to my appointment each month!
by Kevin on Aug 2020
Verified
Service Received: 6 Sessions for Success (6 Sessions) with Annie P.
Everything was wonderful, a very peaceful and relaxing setting, very skilled therapist that helps relax overworked muscles, she is very good at finding the "troubled" spots and making them go away. Visits to Annie will become a regular occurance. This is coming from a Plumber, someone who is constantly moving and lifting heavy objects, getting in awkward spots and positions . Doing many things my aging body shouldn't do anymore.
by Anonymous on Mar 2020
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Service Received: Massage for a Year! (12 sessions) with Annie P.
Outstanding, easily the best massage I've ever received. Will be visiting regularly.
by Anonymous on Mar 2020
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Service Received: Massage for a Year! (12 sessions) with Annie P.
Annie always makes my experience specific to my needs that day and how my body feels.
by Kim on Mar 2020
Verified
Service Received: Six 30-min Sessions with Annie P.
Annie seems to know exactly how to find my tightest knots. Other therapists I've had seem to need guidance, but Annie's hands just intuitively find the best areas to work. I think she's magical.
by Anonymous on Mar 2020
Verified
Service Received: 30 Minute Massage with Annie P.
Very, very pleased with every aspect. Appreciated Annie's focus on my specific problems, and I am going back in a week to enjoy her expertise and work again on my physical issues.
by Melissa on Feb 2020
Verified
Service Received: 30 Minute Massage with Annie P.
This was such an amazing experience. I plan to go to Annie on a regular schedule from now on. She was so kind, helpful, and very knowledgeable! I am so happy that we made the decision to start going to Annie!
by Prateek on Jan 2020
Verified
Service Received: 30 Minute Massage with Annie P.
I appreciate the care and talking me through everything, thank you very much
by Anonymous on Oct 2019
Verified
Service Received: 60 Minute Massage with Annie P.
Awesome, consistently provides excellent service!
by Anonymous on Oct 2019
Verified
Service Received: 90 Minute Massage with Annie P.
She always knows how to read what my muscles need
by Linda on Sep 2019
Verified
Service Received: 90 Minute Massage with Annie P.
Annie always makes sure to ask each time if there is anything new happening that needs to be worked on. She is very concerned about using the right pressure which is important to me. I’ve had massage most of my life. Really good massages are not that easy to find. She is wonderful!
by Jenny on Sep 2019
Verified
Service Received: 90 Minute Massage with Annie P.
I love Annie! She listens to my needs and pairs that with her knowledge of the body to make each massage personalized. She asks questions and keeps open communication during the massage to make sure pressure and problems areas are addressed in a way I'm comfortable. I also like that she works on deep tissue, facia , and stretching. I would recommend everyone to see her.
by Erin on Aug 2019
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Service Received: 60 Minute Massage with Annie P.
Amazing work! I will be going back.
by Amy on Jul 2019
Verified
Service Received: 60 Minute Massage with Annie P.
Annie is very calming and really listens to what you need. She also plays really good music!
by Teresa on Apr 2019
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Service Received: 60 Minute Massage with Annie P.
Absolutely wonderful knowledgeable massage therapist. I can’t say enough good things about Annie. With my last massage and as they always are my experience was amazing. Every session she’s interested in knowing what I feel needs to be worked on & will focus on those spots. Yet still thorough enough that she always finds things I wasn’t aware needed worked on. When she does this she’s flexible in her plan & still touches on those spots too. Wonderful set up & I really enjoy the music that she plays!
by Anonymous on Apr 2019
Verified
Service Received: Massage for a Year! (12 sessions) with Annie P.
Annie is incredible.
by Katie on Apr 2019
Verified
Service Received: 60 Minute Massage with Annie P.
Experience was great for a first time massage. She made me feel comfortable and really focused on my areas of pain. I had slept better lay night than I have in weeks.
by Sonia on Mar 2019
Verified
Service Received: 90 Minute Massage with Annie P.
It was amazing
by Kim on Feb 2019
Verified
Service Received: 60 Minute Massage with Annie P.
I liked everything! Annie is very skilled, and the music is good too.
by Anonymous on Feb 2019
Verified
Service Received: Massage for a Year! (12 sessions) with Annie P.
Exceptionally skilled therapist.
by Ron on Feb 2019
Verified
Service Received: 60 Minute Massage with Annie P.
Always amazed at what a great massage Annie gives.
by Anonymous on Feb 2019
Verified
Service Received: 60 Minute Massage with Annie P.
Very strong for such a small built person! Loved everything about it.
by Anonymous on Dec 2018
Verified
Service Received: 60 Minute Massage with Annie P.
I have had a lot of massage therapists in the past, but Annie is hands down the best one I've had! The entire experience with Annie is outstanding, I can't recommend her enough.
by Marcia on Oct 2018
Verified
Service Received: 60 Minute Massage with Annie P.
Annie was very intentional and it’s the location and pressure. She communicated with me so we both had an idea of what the goals were. I made my next apppointment before I left!
by Dean on Oct 2018
Verified
Service Received: 6 Sessions for Success (6 Sessions) with Annie P.
Went in to target a hip irritation need and upper back and shoulder mobility side affects from herniated cervical disks. My hip immediately felt better and still does a week later ! The muscular back tightness and shoulder mobility were improved following the appointment. This is the 2nd time I've seen Annie and would highly recommend her for her professionalism and outcomes I've experienced from my 2 appointments.
by Anonymous on Oct 2018
Verified
Service Received: 1 Year Monthly Membership with Annie P.
Great communication with clients to ensure needs are met during the maasage.
by Anonymous on Sep 2018
Verified
Service Received: 60 Minute Massage with Annie P.
Every time I go visit Annie I always leave feeling great! She is so kind and very skilled at what she does.
by Deann on Sep 2018
Verified
Service Received: 90 Minute Massage with Annie P.
I highly recommend Annie if you are seeking a massage therapist! I recieved a 90 minute massage from Annie that was everything I hoped it to be and more. Annie listened to my words before we started and made sure she addressed all of the areas I spoke of and even found problematic areas I didn't even realize were there...but they were. The massage room is beautiful, warm and comforting. The use of warm heating pads and towels at different times added a special care to my treatment. The entire massage facility is calming and beautiful. Easy location to find with both metered parking directly in front of business and free parking just a half block away. Give yourself a 60 or 90 minute massage with Annie...you'll thank yourself that you did.
by Linda on Sep 2018
Verified
Service Received: 60 Minute Massage with Annie P.
Annie is terrific. She listens closely to you before starting and works on the areas with the exact pressure you request. I have been coming to her for quite some time and she and I have been working on some chronic issues which have helped me live a better quality life
by Autumn on Sep 2018
Verified
Service Received: 30 Minute Massage with Annie P.
Annie is a great massage therapist! Skilled and professional. Loved my experience with her!
by Kat on Jun 2018
Verified
Service Received: 60 Minute Massage with Annie P.
My most recent trip to see Ms. Pelka was absolutely stellar. I would say she has magical hands, but that would not do her justice. So instead, I will say that her extensive knowledge of how the body works, the muscular system, and how to treat the whole person was impressive. She addressed my specific issue expertly and I will not hesitate to use her again. I give her my full recommendation!
by Laura on Dec 2017
Verified
Service Received: 1 Year Monthly Membership with Annie P.
I can hardly say enough good about Annie. She is incredibly easy to work with, accommodating and friendly but most importantly she is a fantastic massage therapist. Most therapists have a set routine they do each massage, maybe just focusing on a problem spot a few extra minutes. Annie will do whatever is most needed on a given day. I'm sure she would do a great whole body massage but she is amazing at focusing on problem areas, which is what she does for me. She seems to be the most educated and engaged therapist I've ever worked with. I can't recommend her highly enough.
by Anonymous on Nov 2017
Verified
Service Received: 60 Minute Massage with Annie P.
It was a wonderful experience!! Annie not only helped me feel more relaxed that night, she also gave me some tips and stretches to help prevent some of my shoulder tension in the future. Definitely going to recommend this place!

Annie Pelka Massage

401 Clark Ave

Suite 100

Ames , IA 50010 map it

Phone: (678) 982-2643

License: #082094