About Us

Massage is my calling, and the most fulfilling and gratifying job I can imagine.  What sets me apart from other therapists is my keen intuition, extreme strength and stamina, and knowledge of the body and anatomy.  I will find areas of tightness and sore spots that you didn't know you had, and I will release the tension with a minimum of discomfort.  

 I am certified in 18 different modalities of massage, bodywork and energy healing, and I go back to school to learn more whenever possible.  I have given over 4000 massages, and that experience has immensely broadened my expertise and deepened my intuition.

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Bodywork by Barbara

1848 South Escondido Bl.

Escondido , CA 92025 map it

(760) 542-8655

Hours of Operation

M 11:00 AM - 07:00 PM
T 11:00 AM - 07:00 PM
W 11:00 AM - 07:00 PM
Th Closed
F Closed
Sa 10:00 AM - 05:00 PM
S Closed

Client Testimonials

Here's what our clients are saying


  • I have had a lot of massages and this one was amazing and helped me release some tension. Thank you!

    Thank you so much for wonderful healing experience. I am moving through my day with much less pain. And oh by the way would you suggest I return for another session to continue working on my back issues? Sandy Coleman

  • Some people might feel awkward stripping down and climbing onto the massage table and getting up naked while the massage therapist is in the room.

    Barbara reviews the 1st time questionnaire and pays attention to areas the client is concerned about. She found several places I didn't realize were tight or knotted and worked on those to loosen them. Had insight as to what could be causing my problem areas which really made sense and gave me some ideas on simple but effective ways I can help myself at home. I've already made my 2nd appointment and I know I'll benefit greatly. Barbara really gives a great therapeutic massage!

  • Excellent corrective massage technique done by Barbara.

    Excellent experience; Barbara has the gift of healing! She is very knowledgeable about the body and shares exercises tips readily. I searched for her when she moved places because she is the best massage therapist I've experienced. I now drive 35 minutes to get to her, and that is saying a lot!

  • My experience with Barbara was very comfortable as if I've known her for a very long time. It was a wonderful experience. You can definitely tell that she loves what she does!!!!

    I LOVE going to Barbara - she does the most relaxing massage but also knows the body very well and works out the knots. Barbara has been my masseuse for many many years - LOVE HER!

  • She's the best! Barbara is an amazing massage therapist! Hands down the best I've ever had! I drive all the way from downtown San Diego for my appointments and it's totally worth it. Her knowledge of human musculature is encyclopedic and that means she can find and work out what ever ails you. Truly truly a talented practitioner who values her client's wellbeing. Plus excellent pricing!

    I did drink lost of water yesterday and used ice. Was able to raise my left arm higher that before. A little sore this am and will use ice again. Thanks

Therapeutic/relaxation

$75
60min
$100
90min
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Four Pack of 60 Minute Massages

4 massages tailored to your preferences and issues, utilizing whatever technique releases pain with the least discomfort to you, or a relaxation only massage, or a combination.
$265
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Eight Pack of 60 Minute Massages

Eight massages tailored to your preferences and issues, utilizing whatever technique releases pain with the least discomfort to you, or a relaxation only massage, or a combination.
$500
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12 Pack 60 Minute Massages

$725
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Four Pack of 90 Minute Massages

Four massages tailored to your preferences and issues, utilizing whatever technique releases pain with the least discomfort to you, or a relaxation only massage, or a combination.
$350
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Eight Pack of 90 Minute Massages

Eight massages tailored to your preferences and issues, utilizing whatever technique releases pain with the least discomfort to you, or a relaxation only massage, or a combination.
$665
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12 Pack 90 Minute Massages

12 massages tailored to your preferences and issues, utilizing whatever technique releases pain with the least discomfort to you, or a relaxation only massage, or a combination.
$960
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Barbara Y.

License: CA #31031

74 Verified Reviews

Therapeutic/relaxation

$75
60min
$100
90min

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$725
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Four Pack of 90 Minute Massages

$350
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$665
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by Cristina on Sep 14
I have had a lot of massages and this one was amazing and helped me release some tension. Thank you!
by Sandra on Sep 14
Thank you so much for wonderful healing experience. I am moving through my day with much less pain. And oh by the way would you suggest I return for another session to continue working on my back issues? Sandy Coleman
by Anonymous on Sep 09
Some people might feel awkward stripping down and climbing onto the massage table and getting up naked while the massage therapist is in the room.
by Charlenr on Sep 04
Barbara reviews the 1st time questionnaire and pays attention to areas the client is concerned about. She found several places I didn't realize were tight or knotted and worked on those to loosen them. Had insight as to what could be causing my problem areas which really made sense and gave me some ideas on simple but effective ways I can help myself at home. I've already made my 2nd appointment and I know I'll benefit greatly. Barbara really gives a great therapeutic massage!
by Ben on Sep 03
Excellent corrective massage technique done by Barbara.
by Connie on Aug 29
Excellent experience; Barbara has the gift of healing! She is very knowledgeable about the body and shares exercises tips readily. I searched for her when she moved places because she is the best massage therapist I've experienced. I now drive 35 minutes to get to her, and that is saying a lot!
by Terri on Aug 23
My experience with Barbara was very comfortable as if I've known her for a very long time. It was a wonderful experience. You can definitely tell that she loves what she does!!!!
by Anita on Aug 22
I LOVE going to Barbara - she does the most relaxing massage but also knows the body very well and works out the knots. Barbara has been my masseuse for many many years - LOVE HER!
by Spring on Aug 20
She's the best! Barbara is an amazing massage therapist! Hands down the best I've ever had! I drive all the way from downtown San Diego for my appointments and it's totally worth it. Her knowledge of human musculature is encyclopedic and that means she can find and work out what ever ails you. Truly truly a talented practitioner who values her client's wellbeing. Plus excellent pricing!
by Ron on Aug 10
I did drink lost of water yesterday and used ice. Was able to raise my left arm higher that before. A little sore this am and will use ice again. Thanks

Average Rating:

4.97 (Based on 74 Reviews)

98 %

Ambiance
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Professionalism
by Cristina on Sep 2017
Verified
Service Received: Therapeutic/relaxation with Barbara Y.
I have had a lot of massages and this one was amazing and helped me release some tension. Thank you!
by Sandra on Sep 2017
Verified
Service Received: Therapeutic/relaxation with Barbara Y.
Thank you so much for wonderful healing experience. I am moving through my day with much less pain. And oh by the way would you suggest I return for another session to continue working on my back issues? Sandy Coleman

Business response:

Of course more massage will help! The sooner you have your next session, the more the healing will "stick."

by Anonymous on Sep 2017
Verified
Service Received: Therapeutic/relaxation with Barbara Y.
Some people might feel awkward stripping down and climbing onto the massage table and getting up naked while the massage therapist is in the room.

Business response:

I"m so sorry you felt uncomfortable. I'd be happy to step outside next time, please just ask. No one has ever told me they felt uncomfortable before, as I face the other way, and you undress behind a curtain. I hope you enjoyed the massage!

by Charlenr on Sep 2017
Verified
Service Received: Therapeutic/relaxation with Barbara Y.
Barbara reviews the 1st time questionnaire and pays attention to areas the client is concerned about. She found several places I didn't realize were tight or knotted and worked on those to loosen them. Had insight as to what could be causing my problem areas which really made sense and gave me some ideas on simple but effective ways I can help myself at home. I've already made my 2nd appointment and I know I'll benefit greatly. Barbara really gives a great therapeutic massage!
by Ben on Sep 2017
Verified
Service Received: Therapeutic/relaxation with Barbara Y.
Excellent corrective massage technique done by Barbara.
by Connie on Aug 2017
Verified
Service Received: Four Pack of 60 Minute Massages with Barbara Y.
Excellent experience; Barbara has the gift of healing! She is very knowledgeable about the body and shares exercises tips readily. I searched for her when she moved places because she is the best massage therapist I've experienced. I now drive 35 minutes to get to her, and that is saying a lot!
by Terri on Aug 2017
Verified
Service Received: Therapeutic/relaxation with Barbara Y.
My experience with Barbara was very comfortable as if I've known her for a very long time. It was a wonderful experience. You can definitely tell that she loves what she does!!!!
by Anita on Aug 2017
Verified
Service Received: Therapeutic/relaxation with Barbara Y.
I LOVE going to Barbara - she does the most relaxing massage but also knows the body very well and works out the knots. Barbara has been my masseuse for many many years - LOVE HER!
by Spring on Aug 2017
Verified
Service Received: Four Pack of 90 Minute Massages with Barbara Y.
She's the best! Barbara is an amazing massage therapist! Hands down the best I've ever had! I drive all the way from downtown San Diego for my appointments and it's totally worth it. Her knowledge of human musculature is encyclopedic and that means she can find and work out what ever ails you. Truly truly a talented practitioner who values her client's wellbeing. Plus excellent pricing!
by Ron on Aug 2017
Verified
Service Received: Four Pack of 60 Minute Massages with Barbara Y.
I did drink lost of water yesterday and used ice. Was able to raise my left arm higher that before. A little sore this am and will use ice again. Thanks
by Mary on Aug 2017
Verified
Service Received: 12 Pack 90 Minute Massages with Barbara Y.
I always feel better when Barbara works me over. Always a pleasant experience. Highly recommended.
by Robert on Jun 2017
Verified
Service Received: Therapeutic/relaxation with Barbara Y.
Alway a great experience.
by Bosko on Jun 2017
Verified
Service Received: 12 Pack 60 Minute Massages with Barbara Y.
Barbara is the greatest, as a person who does physical labor (sculpting) all week, seeing her means a great deal to my muscles and keeps me enthusiastic about working.
by Barbara on Jun 2017
Verified
Service Received: Therapeutic/relaxation with Barbara Y.
Best massage I've had!
by Shelia on May 2017
Verified
Service Received: 12 Pack 90 Minute Massages with Barbara Y.
Forgot how good it feels!
by Barbara on May 2017
Verified
Service Received: Four Pack of 60 Minute Massages with Barbara Y.
Barbara knows her anatomy and always tries to problem solve. She listens to her hands as they work to relieve stiffness, pain and discomfort. I would highly recommend her!
by Brigette on Apr 2017
Verified
Service Received: Therapeutic/relaxation with Barbara Y.
Thank you, Barbara for your healing hands and advice. My back was a little sore this morning around the scapula adhesion spots, but that's mellowed into a pleasant warmth tonight. :)
by Conci on Apr 2017
Verified
Service Received: Therapeutic/relaxation with Barbara Y.
Fabulous massage by Barbara!!
by Susan on Apr 2017
Verified
Service Received: Four Pack of 60 Minute Massages with Barbara Y.
Nothing
by Anonymous on Apr 2017
Verified
Service Received: Therapeutic/relaxation with Barbara Y.
Excellent therapist
by Tanya on Mar 2017
Verified
Service Received: Four Pack of 90 Minute Massages with Barbara Y.
Very loving hands with a great connection to all my aches and knot. Your pressure is perfect. So happy I know you. And now there're gone. Thank you Barbara. I look forward to many more to come.
by Jon on Mar 2017
Verified
Service Received: Therapeutic/relaxation with Barbara Y.
First time customer. Barbara was great. Had a specific back problem and she really focused on treating that issue. Would highly recommend her service.
by Betsy on Mar 2017
Verified
Service Received: Therapeutic/relaxation with Barbara Y.
Amazing massage!
by Ashton on Mar 2017
Verified
Service Received: Therapeutic/relaxation with Barbara Y.
Everything was perfect!! I can tell it's helping with my pain!!
by Richard on Mar 2017
Verified
Service Received: Therapeutic/relaxation with Barbara Y.
Her knowledge of the Anatomy and her explanation of how each muscle group works..
by Linda on Feb 2017
Verified
Service Received: Therapeutic/relaxation with Barbara Y.
Very skilled, professional, effective!
by Debbie on Feb 2017
Verified
Service Received: Therapeutic/relaxation with Barbara Y.
Barbara hands are magic! She immediately narrowed in to my troublesome spots. I feel so much better and look forward to my next massage! I highly recommend her!
by Angela on Jan 2017
Verified
Service Received: Therapeutic/relaxation with Barbara Y.
Excellent body work ...being a massage therapist myself I'm very fussy.Look forward. to more wonderful sessions.Thank You.AngieBinns.
by David on Jan 2017
Verified
Service Received: Therapeutic/relaxation with Barbara Y.
She works magic on the body. Don't know what else to say. I don't have enough to say to get to 20 words for the comment section.
by Daryl on Jan 2017
Verified
Service Received: 12 Pack 90 Minute Massages with Barbara Y.
Fantastic, very deep, massage that my body seriously needed! Can't wait to return!
by liz on Jan 2017
Verified
Service Received: Therapeutic/relaxation with Barbara Y.
her knowledge, experience, compassion and listening skills
by Vickie on Dec 2016
Verified
Service Received: Therapeutic/relaxation with Barbara Y.
My experience was wonderful! I have many body issues. Barbara always finds the area I need work on and I leave walking and feeling better. You won't find a better experience!
by Roxanne on Nov 2016
Verified
Service Received: Four Pack of 60 Minute Massages with Barbara Y.
Took the time to focus on my very tight muscles. Sensitive to pressure and concern for my well being and overall experience.
by Ellen on Nov 2016
Verified
Service Received: Therapeutic/relaxation with Barbara Y.
I enjoyed everything! Barbara you are amazing!
by Gin on Nov 2016
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Service Received: Therapeutic/relaxation with Barbara Y.
What a great massage ???
by Linlda on Nov 2016
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Service Received: Therapeutic/relaxation with Barbara Y.
Will be back soon.
by Denise on Oct 2016
Verified
Service Received: Therapeutic/relaxation with Barbara Y.
Amazing!!! Will see you again??
by Brooke on Oct 2016
Verified
Service Received: Four Pack of 90 Minute Massages with Barbara Y.
Thank you Barbara!
by Sandra on Sep 2016
Verified
Service Received: Therapeutic/relaxation with Barbara Y.
Thank you! I feel AWESOME.
by Anonymous on Sep 2016
Verified
Service Received: Four Pack of 60 Minute Massages with Barbara Y.
Barbara's professionalism and knowledge of the body are of the highest standard. Her massages always help cure my aches and pains.
by Patty on Sep 2016
Verified
Service Received: Therapeutic/relaxation with Barbara Y.
Best nap ever! ????
by Eric on Aug 2016
Verified
Service Received: Four Pack of 90 Minute Massages with Barbara Y.
Best massage ever!
by Tamar on Aug 2016
Verified
Service Received: Therapeutic/relaxation with Barbara Y.
Barbara is a master skilled therapist. Knows how to work out tension her hands are miracles. I always feel amazingly light after the massage. Thank you
by Anonymous on Jul 2016
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Service Received: Therapeutic/relaxation with Barbara Y.
From the second I arrived I felt completely taken care of and left feeling great! Awesome massage and Barbara did exactly what I asked for.
by Mary on Jun 2016
Verified
Service Received: 12 Pack 90 Minute Massages with Barbara Y.
Barbara has knowledge and ability I have never experienced in any other masseuse. I suffered for a long time with physical issues which after only a few sessions, she completely resolved and they never returned. I won't ramble because there is no way I can say enough about her.
by Debbie on Jun 2016
Verified
Service Received: Therapeutic/relaxation with Barbara Y.
Liked all of it. Very relaxing.
by Bosko on Jun 2016
Verified
Service Received: Eight Pack of 60 Minute Massages with Barbara Y.
As always wonderful! Highly recommend!
by Ron on Jun 2016
Verified
Service Received: Therapeutic/relaxation with Barbara Y.
Knowing the Body. and how to get right to fixing part that needs it.
by Robert on May 2016
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Service Received: Therapeutic/relaxation with Barbara Y.
Amazing
by Liliane on May 2016
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Service Received: Therapeutic/relaxation with Barbara Y.
This is the best massage I have ever had. Barbara is very caring and professional.
by Helene on May 2016
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Service Received: Therapeutic/relaxation with Barbara Y.
it was too short, it feels so good you never want it to end.
by Dean on Apr 2016
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Service Received: Therapeutic/relaxation with Barbara Y.
I felt well relaxed during and after the massage
by Rebecca on Apr 2016
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Service Received: Therapeutic/relaxation with Barbara Y.
Barbara is amazing and really melted my muscles and soothed my kinks. I highly recommend Barbara
by Mary on Apr 2016
Verified
Service Received: Therapeutic/relaxation with Barbara Y.
Liked but very sore today
by Barbara on Apr 2016
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Service Received: Therapeutic/relaxation with Barbara Y.
Barbara worked on areas requested and is truly interested in problem solving. It is obvious she enjoys her work and clients and is a dedicated therapist.
by Dawn on Apr 2016
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Service Received: Therapeutic/relaxation with Barbara Y.
A real massage. Very helpful.
by Judy on Apr 2016
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Service Received: Therapeutic/relaxation with Barbara Y.
Was a great experience... great facility..very knowledgeable... looking forward to my next trip.
by Klaus on Apr 2016
Verified
Service Received: Therapeutic/relaxation with Barbara Y.
So hard for a guy to get a good deep massage these days. Well worth the money. I brought in my wife the next day for hers. Barbara is professional and very proficient. The room is set up specifically for massage, and she works during the whole hour.
by Dale on Apr 2016
Verified
Service Received: Therapeutic/relaxation with Barbara Y.
Thoroughly enjoyed my massage. Barbara listens to your concerns and focuses therapeutically on those areas. In other words she individualizes each massage to the specific needs of her clients.
by Shelia on Apr 2016
Verified
Service Received: 12 Pack 90 Minute Massages with Barbara Y.
The effort, to work out my pains, Barbara puts forth in her massages.
by Brigette on Apr 2016
Verified
Service Received: Therapeutic/relaxation with Barbara Y.
I loved the private, serene garden and casita that is Barbara's studio. My massage was truly amazing! Barbara is experienced, confident and professional, but also truly warm and intuitive. I'm booking my next appointment right away!
by Anonymous on Apr 2016
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Service Received: Therapeutic/relaxation with Barbara Y.
Amazing!
by Stephanie on Apr 2016
Verified
Service Received: Therapeutic/relaxation with Barbara Y.
Barbara was really in tune with all the knots in my muscles and did a great job relieving the back ache I came in with.
by Charlene on Apr 2016
Verified
Service Received: Therapeutic/relaxation with Barbara Y.
Very knowledgeable! Strong hands and open to feedback, although none needed. I have chronic lower back problems and was very happy to meet Barbara who knows the body and what to do to help me. I'm looking forward to my next appointment. Highly Recommend.
by Jennifer on Apr 2016
Verified
Service Received: Therapeutic/relaxation with Barbara Y.
Barbara is very skilled in her trade. I feel she uses just the right touch and knows exactly how to releive the 'knots' without too much discomfort, leaving you relaxed and rejuvenated. I will Def be seeing her again.
by Rich on Mar 2016
Verified
Service Received: 12 Pack 60 Minute Massages with Barbara Y.
feeling better the next day.
by Tanya on Mar 2016
Verified
Service Received: Four Pack of 90 Minute Massages with Barbara Y.
Barbara is amazing. I'm a MT myself, she worked on me on Monday and Tuesday I was able to move where I was not able to Since an injury. Thank you Barbara so much. If anyone needs to DeStress or repair a chronic pain/ muscle issue. Barbara is your Lady. Sending my Husband. Tanya
by Anonymous on Mar 2016
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Service Received: Therapeutic/relaxation with Barbara Y.
Barbara is just the best, especially the deep tissue work
by Susan on Mar 2016
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Service Received: Therapeutic/relaxation with Barbara Y.
Barbara gave me a great therapeutic massage. I went in with a very achy left shoulder and arm and she really made me feel much better after one visit. I am definitely going to be a regular client.
by Claire on Mar 2016
Verified
Service Received: Therapeutic/relaxation with Barbara Y.
Easy parking, nice greeting, heated room with changing area; also heated massage pad on the table. Barbara is a cheerful, warm and loving woman who has gifted hands. They are strong and she has a soothing therapeutic technique. Her intuitive abilities are remarkable. She knows where the tension hides in the body and is willing to do deep tissue as well. Very generous and kindly walks you out when you are ready to go.
by Terri on Mar 2016
Verified
Service Received: Therapeutic/relaxation with Barbara Y.
It was very good all of it. I don't think there is anything that I didn't like
by Lisa on Mar 2016
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Service Received: Therapeutic/relaxation with Barbara Y.
Barbara is the absolute best! I love the new massage space in Escondido and can't wait to book my next session. I can't thank her enough for keeping my knots at bay, I would be a mess without her! She truly is an amazing therapist.
by Conci on Mar 2016
Verified
Service Received: Therapeutic/relaxation with Barbara Y.
What a treat....beautiful little studio.....Barbara was very professional and very attentive to my needs....Will definitely be coming back..
by Anita on Mar 2016
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Service Received: Therapeutic/relaxation with Barbara Y.
I LOVED everything about it. Barbara is amazing and knows the anatomy of the body so well. It is so relaxing there and everyone is so nice. I am and will continue to be a regular client of hers!! Thank you Barbara! :-)
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Bodywork by Barbara

1848 South Escondido Bl.

Escondido , CA 92025 map it

Phone: (760) 542-8655