About Us

I am a lifelong native of Iowa, mostly here in Iowa City.  In 1983, I attended the New Mexico School of Natural Therapeutics, starting my career in bodywork.  Starting with swedish massage, I have studied the modalities of deep-tissue, orthobionomy, reflexology, accupressure and energy polarity.  I have always been self-employed, but have also performed massage for the Johnson County Health Department (15 years).  I also worked under contract for the Visiting Nurses Association at the Johnson County Senior Center (19 years).

My goal is to cause the release of tension and stress, as well as releasing the blockage of energy flow.  I employ the rhythmic strokes of swedish massage, the targeted application of accupressure, the decompression of stretching, and the balancing of energy with pol...
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Gifted Touch

1570 S 1st Ave

Iowa City , IA 52240 map it

(319) 310-9312

Hours of Operation

M 01:00 PM - 07:00 PM
T 11:00 AM - 07:00 PM
W 11:00 AM - 03:45 PM
Th 01:00 PM - 05:00 PM
F 11:00 AM - 03:00 PM
Sa Closed
S Closed

Client Testimonials

Here's what our clients are saying


  • Excellent massage. Room is a little small and sometimes noisy neighbors but music can cover most distractions

    Always enjoy massage . The ambiance rating is due solely to external noise in building and small room

30-minute Relaxation Massage

$37.50
30min
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60-minute Relaxation Massage

$65
60min
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90-minute Relaxation Massage

$92.50
90min
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New Client Special - 60 minute massage for $40!

$40
60min
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20-minute Foot Reflexology

$28
20min
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Lory V.

License: IA #00155

5 Verified Reviews

30-minute Relaxation Massage

$37.50
30min
Select

60-minute Relaxation Massage

$65
60min
Select

90-minute Relaxation Massage

$92.50
90min
Select

New Client Special - 60 minute massage for $40!

$40
60min
Select

20-minute Foot Reflexology

$28
20min
Select
by Anonymous on Feb 21
She listens to you,asks questions and responds accordingly
by Anonymous on Jan 15
Accommodates my needs
by Anonymous on Oct 24
Friendly. Listens yo clients. Flexible
by Yanli on Aug 09
the skill, strength, and attitude... very enjoyable!
by Anonymous on Aug 07
This was my first massage with Lory. She asked me about problem areas and preferences. It was a great massage. Just the right amount of pressure. attention to the problem spots. When I left I felt centered, focused and relaxed.

Average Rating:

5 (Based on 2 Reviews)

60 %

Ambiance
100 %

Professionalism
by Anonymous on Feb 2019
Verified
Service Received: 3 60-minute massages with Lory V.
Excellent massage. Room is a little small and sometimes noisy neighbors but music can cover most distractions
by Anonymous on Jan 2019
Verified
Service Received: 3 60-minute massages with Lory V.
Always enjoy massage . The ambiance rating is due solely to external noise in building and small room

Gifted Touch

1570 S 1st Ave

Iowa City , IA 52240 map it

Phone: (319) 310-9312

  • Gifted Touch

  • 1570 S 1st Ave
  • Iowa City , IA 52240
  • (319) 310-9312