About Us

     After 12 years of working for a major bank in Newark Delaware, Vernita Roberts decided to finally pursue her true passion for massage therapy in 2013.  After attending National Massage Therapy Institute in Wilmington Delaware, she received her certification in Swedish and Sports Massage.  Ms. Roberts has gained valuable experience in massage therapy working for local salons, chiropractors and wellness centers and in 2016 began her own private practice, Soothing Agave Massage.   Ms Roberts is dedicated to redirect her life to massage.  Her modalities include swedish, deep tissue,  prenatal and hot stone massage.  And now introducing warm bamboo, a Chinese modality incorporating a warm bamboo and redwood instruments.  

In 2018 Ms. Roberts has also continued her education through the A...
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Soothing Agave Massage

1220 Capitol Drive

Newark , DE 19711 map it

(302) 373-1558

License: #2016604076

Hours of Operation

M 11:00 AM - 06:00 PM
T 11:00 AM - 06:00 PM
W 11:00 AM - 06:00 PM
Th 11:00 AM - 06:00 PM
F Closed
Sa Closed
S Closed

Client Testimonials

Here's what our clients are saying


  • She’s AWESOME

    Setting up the massage for my wife and me was straightforward, as Vernita is very responsive and is n excellent communicator. Additionally, she is prompt and punctual - quite uncommon these days. We would certainly recommend Vernita to anyone seeking a true professional with excellent massage skill, and we look forward to her next visit.

  • Vernita has been an amazing medical therapist. She is very professional and friendly. I would recommend her to my family and friends.

    She is very good. I especially enjoy the foot scrubs.

  • Vernita is very professional, good techniques and compassionate. Awesome person.

    Vernita was amazing! This was my first appointment with her and I found her on a google search. I decided last minute to make an appointment and she rearranged her schedule to offer me service. I loved that my intake form was emailed to me and I was able to complete online. She also gave me a back scrub for free as a new client. Phenomenal Service. I will definitely be going back.

  • Vernita is amazing with attention to detail and works to provide the best massage experience ever. I would highly recommend her

    Extremely gracious and professional. I would recommend any of my friends or colleagues!

  • N/A

    Vernita was very professional and friendly. I booked a facial with her and will book another massage.

Swedish massage

$45
30min
$65
60min
$85
90min

Hot Stone Massage

$55
30min
$80
60min
$110
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Pregnancy Massage

$45
30min
$65
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Sports or Deep Tissue Massage

$45
30min
$70
60min
$95
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Warm Bamboo Massage

$55
30min
$80
60min
$110
90min
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Lomi Lomi Massage

$55
30min
$80
60min
$110
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Custom Facial

$70
60min
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Relaxation Facial

$70
60min
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Back-cial

$45
30min
$55
60min
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Mini Facial

$45
30min
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5 Series / 5--60 minute Massages

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$260
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3 Series / 3--60 Minute Massages

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Swedish Massage

$95
60min
$115
90min

Chair Massage

$75
15min
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Sports Massage

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60min
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3 Series / 3 60 Minute Swedish Massages

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Vernita R.

License: DE #MT-0004320

55 Verified Reviews

Swedish massage

$45
30min
$65
60min
$85
90min

Hot Stone Massage

$55
30min
$80
60min
$110
90min
Select

Pregnancy Massage

$45
30min
$65
60min
Select

Sports or Deep Tissue Massage

$45
30min
$70
60min
$95
90min
Select

Warm Bamboo Massage

$55
30min
$80
60min
$110
90min
Select

Lomi Lomi Massage

$55
30min
$80
60min
$110
90min
Select

Custom Facial

$70
60min
Select

Relaxation Facial

$70
60min
Select

Back-cial

$45
30min
$55
60min
Select

Mini Facial

$45
30min
Select

Special Offers

5 Series / 5--60 minute Massages

$260
60min.
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3 Series / 3--60 Minute Massages

$130
60min.
Select

Swedish Massage

$95
60min
$115
90min

Chair Massage

$75
15min
$120
30min
Select

Sports Massage

$90
60min
$115
90min
Select

Special Offers

3 Series / 3 60 Minute Swedish Massages

$130
60min.
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by Guillermo on Mar 13
She’s AWESOME
by Ron on Mar 11
Setting up the massage for my wife and me was straightforward, as Vernita is very responsive and is n excellent communicator. Additionally, she is prompt and punctual - quite uncommon these days. We would certainly recommend Vernita to anyone seeking a true professional with excellent massage skill, and we look forward to her next visit.
by Giselle on Feb 28
Vernita has been an amazing medical therapist. She is very professional and friendly. I would recommend her to my family and friends.
by Anonymous on Feb 23
She is very good. I especially enjoy the foot scrubs.
by Jose on Feb 20
Vernita is very professional, good techniques and compassionate. Awesome person.
by Anonymous on Feb 15
Vernita was amazing! This was my first appointment with her and I found her on a google search. I decided last minute to make an appointment and she rearranged her schedule to offer me service. I loved that my intake form was emailed to me and I was able to complete online. She also gave me a back scrub for free as a new client. Phenomenal Service. I will definitely be going back.
by Joe on Feb 12
Vernita is amazing with attention to detail and works to provide the best massage experience ever. I would highly recommend her
by Anonymous on Feb 12
Extremely gracious and professional. I would recommend any of my friends or colleagues!
by Anonymous on Jan 26
N/A
by Jill on Jan 14
Vernita was very professional and friendly. I booked a facial with her and will book another massage.

Average Rating:

4.87 (Based on 55 Reviews)

94 %

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by Guillermo on Mar 2020
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Service Received: Swedish massage with Vernita R.
She’s AWESOME
by Ron on Mar 2020
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Service Received: Swedish Massage with Vernita R.
Setting up the massage for my wife and me was straightforward, as Vernita is very responsive and is n excellent communicator. Additionally, she is prompt and punctual - quite uncommon these days. We would certainly recommend Vernita to anyone seeking a true professional with excellent massage skill, and we look forward to her next visit.
by Giselle on Feb 2020
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Service Received: Swedish massage with Vernita R.
Vernita has been an amazing medical therapist. She is very professional and friendly. I would recommend her to my family and friends.
by Anonymous on Feb 2020
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Service Received: Swedish massage with Vernita R.
She is very good. I especially enjoy the foot scrubs.
by Jose on Feb 2020
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Service Received: Swedish massage with Vernita R.
Vernita is very professional, good techniques and compassionate. Awesome person.

Business response:

Thanks Jose, that feedback is awesome and I definitely appreciate you taking the time to send a note

by Anonymous on Feb 2020
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Service Received: Swedish massage with Vernita R.
Vernita was amazing! This was my first appointment with her and I found her on a google search. I decided last minute to make an appointment and she rearranged her schedule to offer me service. I loved that my intake form was emailed to me and I was able to complete online. She also gave me a back scrub for free as a new client. Phenomenal Service. I will definitely be going back.
by Joe on Feb 2020
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Service Received: Swedish massage with Vernita R.
Vernita is amazing with attention to detail and works to provide the best massage experience ever. I would highly recommend her
by Anonymous on Feb 2020
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Service Received: Swedish massage with Vernita R.
Extremely gracious and professional. I would recommend any of my friends or colleagues!
by Anonymous on Jan 2020
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Service Received: Swedish massage with Vernita R.
N/A
by Jill on Jan 2020
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Service Received: Swedish massage with Vernita R.
Vernita was very professional and friendly. I booked a facial with her and will book another massage.
by Anonymous on Nov 2019
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Service Received: Ultimate Relaxation Deal with Vernita R.
Great service..
by Helen on Nov 2019
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Service Received: Swedish massage with Vernita R.
Vernita is a wonderful person. I enjoy my massage. It is very relaxing. She is awesome.
by Frederick on Sep 2019
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Service Received: Swedish massage with Vernita R.
A very nice and relaxing experience..
by Joyce on Sep 2019
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Service Received: Swedish massage with Vernita R.
Excellent work
by Anonymous on Sep 2019
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Service Received: Swedish massage with Vernita R.
Wonderful first experience!
by Elijah on Aug 2019
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Service Received: Swedish massage with Vernita R.
Great service as usual. The massage is always the best. Great programs to help save on the price of the massages.

Business response:

Thanks Elijah! Thanks for your continued business and see you soon.

by Anonymous on Aug 2019
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Service Received: Swedish massage with Vernita R.
It was great I would definitely come back!
by Shunda on Aug 2019
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Service Received: Swedish massage with Vernita R.
Always enjoy my sessions. My facial was fantastic. I couldn't stop touching my face because my skin was so SOFT!
by Shunda on Aug 2019
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Service Received: Mini Facial with Vernita R.
Always enjoy my sessions. My facial was fantastic. I couldn't stop touching my face because my skin was so SOFT!
by Anonymous on Jul 2019
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Service Received: Swedish massage with Vernita R.
Vernita's professionalism put me at ease immediately!! Found her via Yelp, and extremely happy I did. Scheduled second massage before I left her. I highly recommend her.
by Anonymous on Jul 2019
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Service Received: Swedish massage with Vernita R.
Very skilled
by James on Jul 2019
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Service Received: Swedish massage with Vernita R.
I liked that Vernita was very calm. The room was the right temperature.
by Jimmy on Jul 2019
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Service Received: Mini Facial with Vernita R.
Vernita pretty much locked in a lifetime customer! All be recommending anyone and everyone to her!!
by Jimmy on Jul 2019
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Service Received: Swedish massage with Vernita R.
Vernita pretty much locked in a lifetime customer! All be recommending anyone and everyone to her!!
by Nancy on Jul 2019
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Service Received: Swedish massage with Vernita R.
Vernita was warm and welcoming. The space was relaxing and the massage was wonderful. I was so impressed I am treating my mom to a massage by Vernita!

Business response:

Thanks Nancy for the awesome review and I look forward to seeing you back soon.

by Anonymous on Jul 2019
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Service Received: Swedish massage with Vernita R.
Vernita is an excellent therapist with serious skills
by Anonymous on Jul 2019
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Service Received: Mini Facial with Vernita R.
I loved the ambiance as soon as I entered the room. Overall the massage and facial were both amazing I did not want to leave!
by Anonymous on Jul 2019
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Service Received: Pregnancy Massage with Vernita R.
I loved the ambiance as soon as I entered the room. Overall the massage and facial were both amazing I did not want to leave!
by Darryl on Jul 2019
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Service Received: Sports or Deep Tissue Massage with Vernita R.
Water wasn't cold enough
by John on Jun 2019
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Service Received: Swedish massage with Vernita R.
I felt 100% better than when we started. Definitely going back. Totally professional.
by Courtney on Jun 2019
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Service Received: Swedish Massage with Vernita R.
Vernita was punctual, pleasant and professional before the massage and during. Her skill is wonderful and she helped soothe me and my partner. I can’t wait for our next session!

Business response:

Thanks so much! I am always available for all your wellness needs!

by M. Allison on Dec 2018
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Service Received: Swedish massage with Vernita R.
I like the fact she listened when I told her what areas were sore and focused on those stops. I also appreciated not only her professionalism, but she was friendly as well thus placing me at ease.
by Melissa on Dec 2018
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Service Received: Swedish massage with Vernita R.
Vernita is a womderful person and excellent service provider!

Business response:

Thanks Melissa and it was so very nice seeing you again. Hope to see you very soon!

by Anonymous on Nov 2018
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Service Received: Swedish massage with Vernita R.
Very relaxing, just what I needed
by Anthony on Oct 2018
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Service Received: Swedish massage with Vernita R.
Very relaxing and professional massage.

Business response:

Thanks Anthony! Looking forward to seeing you soon!

by Keli on Aug 2018
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Service Received: Swedish massage with Vernita R.
It was a wonderful experience!
by Kelsey on Jul 2018
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Service Received: Sports Massage or Deep Tissue with Vernita R.
She literally was amazing and the girl massage was nothing I’ve ever experienced! Definitely going back
by Latonya on Jul 2018
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Service Received: Sports Massage or Deep Tissue with Vernita R.
I loved everything about my experience. she was very professional, so polite. I was so comfortable, the atmosphere of the room was amazing. like I actually relaxed. I am definitely going back
by Lynette on Jul 2018
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Service Received: Pregnancy Massage with Vernita R.
Vernita was awesome!! This was my first prenatal massage and I already plan to go back even for regular massages. Very highly recommend her :)
by Anonymous on Jun 2018
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Service Received: Swedish massage with Vernita R.
She was very professional and caring. She listened to what your needs were. And a very comfortable atmosphere
by Shunda on May 2018
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Service Received: Deep/Therapeutic or Sports Massage with Vernita R.
It was very relaxing.
by Kurt on May 2018
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Service Received: Deep/Therapeutic or Sports Massage with Vernita R.
Nice unsuspecting location.
by Valerie on Apr 2018
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Service Received: Swedish massage with Vernita R.
The only thing was that it was cold outside of the room so coming and going was uncomfortable. I also wanted to spend a little more time on my troubled area - lower back. Otherwise everything else was great and the massage was relaxing.

Business response:

Thank you Valerie for your feedback. I will work to make it much more comfortable and warm. I would love to see you again and definitely concentrate more on your trouble areas as well.

by Schlonn on Mar 2018
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Service Received: Swedish Massage Mobile with Vernita R.
My experience was great!
by Olfea on Feb 2018
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Service Received: 60 Minute Swedish Mobile with Vernita R.
Pleasant and good hand control
by Jakob on Feb 2018
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Service Received: Swedish massage with Vernita R.
Easy to find location and parking, quiet clean area.
by David on Jan 2018
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Service Received: Swedish massage with Vernita R.
Great service but the location could be better
by Ken on Dec 2017
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Service Received: Swedish massage with Vernita R.
Vernita does a great job. She is easy to communicate with both during the scheduling and the massage itself. I felt better the next day which tells me that she knows how to relieve the tension. I will be back.
by Amy on Nov 2017
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Service Received: Swedish massage with Vernita R.
Vernita is amazing!!! She is very welcoming and instantly puts you at ease. She is very professional and gave me an amazing relaxing massage. I had a wonderful experience and left relaxed and refreshed.
by Andrew on Aug 2017
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Service Received: 60 Minute Swedish Mobile with Vernita R.
Great massages
by Ian on Jul 2017
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Service Received: Swedish massage with Vernita R.
So pleased! Not one bad thing to say at all!
by Anonymous on Jul 2017
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Service Received: Swedish massage with Vernita R.
Was absolutely amazing
by Anonymous on May 2017
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Service Received: Swedish massage with Vernita R.
Vernita was very professional and courtesy. She made sure I was comfortable and that she didn't apply too much or too little pressure. I was so much more relaxed after leaving. I would recommend her to everyone I know.
by Anonymous on Feb 2017
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Service Received: 60 Minute Swedish Mobile with Vernita R.
Awesome!
by Randal on Sep 2016
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Service Received: 60 minute Swedish massage with Vernita R.
Very good thank you

Business response:

Thanks for the feedback Randal, I will definitely work on the correct lighting and overall mood of the atmosphere. I hope to see you soon at Soothing Agave!

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Soothing Agave Massage

1220 Capitol Drive

Newark , DE 19711 map it

Phone: (302) 373-1558

License: #2016604076