About Us

After receiving her basic massage therapy training from the National Holistic Institute in 2008, Samantha Rose has been continuing her education in both bodywork and academia non-stop. Her degree in Psychology has stemmed a passion for investigating the mind-body connection. She has received formal training in neural mobilization, Thai massage (directly from renowned Thai massage masters), active release therapy, and pre-natal massage. In Spring 2016, she plans to become certified in Upledger Craniosacral technique. 

Samantha is an exceptionally skilled massage therapist specializing in injury rehabilitation. A session with her will include assessment of posture and range of motion, specific myofascial release and assisted stretching, in co... more

Samantha Rose Therapeutic Massage

The Tree House

108 Locust Street #E

Santa Cruz , CA 95060 map it

(831) 770-9316

Hours of Operation

M 10:00 AM - 09:00 PM
T 10:00 AM - 09:00 PM
W 10:00 AM - 09:00 PM
Th Closed
F Closed
Sa Closed
S 03:00 PM - 09:00 PM

Client Testimonials

Here's what our clients are saying


  • Samantha is wonderful. I have seen her for about 2 years now. When she opened her new place, I didn't see her for about 4 months because I needed to finish off some credits I had at other places. My body really missed her. My IT bands were trashed from my regular running (I had no idea she was keeping that in check for me!). I'm soo happy to be back with her and am looking forward to being able to increase my running distances again now that she and I are working together again.

    I could never give Samantha anything less than top ratings. Go see her if you haven't and those that have already seen her probably have their next appointment booked already. I've been seeing Samantha since around June of 2013 going on 4 years. Samantha assisting in my path to wellness has been a tremendous blessing.

  • Beautiful establishment and a world-class massage. Fantastic experience!

    Everything is awsume!

  • Wonderful professional massage attuned to my needs! I always feel so much better after her massages.

    Love her!!! Sam always takes the time to ask about problem areas and focuses each session on addressing those issues. I always walk away feeling better than when I arrived.

  • She'd the best. She has a vast knowledge of anatomy and has helped me over come many issues.

    I liked that Samantha let me know that she does hard pressure beforehand so I was able to tell her not to if need be and then asked if the pressure was okay during (which it was--it was perfect!) Overall, it was amazing!

  • Samantha rocks

    I have had hundreds of massages before however, none are as good as the ones Samantha gives. You feel relief from sore muscles and relaxed at the same time. She has techniques that are unique, super strong hands, and great "lines" that work the entire muscle from start to finish.

Therapeutic Massage

Using a blend of Swedish massage and deep tissue techniques, all massage sessions are tailored to benefit your body and mind.
$90
60min
$125
90min

Craniosacral Therapy

Craniosacral therapy uses gentle touch manipulation of your head, neck, and sacrum to balance the nervous system.
$60
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Samantha J.

License: CA #41532

21 Verified Reviews

Therapeutic Massage

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$125
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by Regina on Mar 27
Samantha is wonderful. I have seen her for about 2 years now. When she opened her new place, I didn't see her for about 4 months because I needed to finish off some credits I had at other places. My body really missed her. My IT bands were trashed from my regular running (I had no idea she was keeping that in check for me!). I'm soo happy to be back with her and am looking forward to being able to increase my running distances again now that she and I are working together again.
by kristof on Mar 13
I could never give Samantha anything less than top ratings. Go see her if you haven't and those that have already seen her probably have their next appointment booked already. I've been seeing Samantha since around June of 2013 going on 4 years. Samantha assisting in my path to wellness has been a tremendous blessing.
by Paul on Mar 02
Beautiful establishment and a world-class massage. Fantastic experience!
by Anonymous on Feb 22
Everything is awsume!
by Anonymous on Jan 07
Wonderful professional massage attuned to my needs! I always feel so much better after her massages.
by Cassie on Nov 15
Love her!!! Sam always takes the time to ask about problem areas and focuses each session on addressing those issues. I always walk away feeling better than when I arrived.
by Christa on Nov 03
She'd the best. She has a vast knowledge of anatomy and has helped me over come many issues.
by Salma on Oct 04
I liked that Samantha let me know that she does hard pressure beforehand so I was able to tell her not to if need be and then asked if the pressure was okay during (which it was--it was perfect!) Overall, it was amazing!
by Ted on Sep 20
Samantha rocks
by Marisa on Jul 14
I have had hundreds of massages before however, none are as good as the ones Samantha gives. You feel relief from sore muscles and relaxed at the same time. She has techniques that are unique, super strong hands, and great "lines" that work the entire muscle from start to finish.

Average Rating:

5 (Based on 21 Reviews)

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by Regina on Mar 2017
Verified
Service Received: Package of 3 60-minute Therapeutic Massages with Samantha J.
Samantha is wonderful. I have seen her for about 2 years now. When she opened her new place, I didn't see her for about 4 months because I needed to finish off some credits I had at other places. My body really missed her. My IT bands were trashed from my regular running (I had no idea she was keeping that in check for me!). I'm soo happy to be back with her and am looking forward to being able to increase my running distances again now that she and I are working together again.
by kristof on Mar 2017
Verified
Service Received: Therapeutic Massage with Samantha J.
I could never give Samantha anything less than top ratings. Go see her if you haven't and those that have already seen her probably have their next appointment booked already. I've been seeing Samantha since around June of 2013 going on 4 years. Samantha assisting in my path to wellness has been a tremendous blessing.
by Paul on Mar 2017
Verified
Service Received: Package of 3 90-minute Therapeutic Massages with Samantha J.
Beautiful establishment and a world-class massage. Fantastic experience!
by Anonymous on Feb 2017
Verified
Service Received: Package of 3 60-minute Therapeutic Massages with Samantha J.
Everything is awsume!
by Anonymous on Jan 2017
Verified
Service Received: Package of 3 90-minute Therapeutic Massages with Samantha J.
Wonderful professional massage attuned to my needs! I always feel so much better after her massages.
by Cassie on Nov 2016
Verified
Service Received: Package of 3 90-minute Therapeutic Massages with Samantha J.
Love her!!! Sam always takes the time to ask about problem areas and focuses each session on addressing those issues. I always walk away feeling better than when I arrived.
by Christa on Nov 2016
Verified
Service Received: Package of 3 60-minute Therapeutic Massages with Samantha J.
She'd the best. She has a vast knowledge of anatomy and has helped me over come many issues.
by Salma on Oct 2016
Verified
Service Received: Therapeutic Massage with Samantha J.
I liked that Samantha let me know that she does hard pressure beforehand so I was able to tell her not to if need be and then asked if the pressure was okay during (which it was--it was perfect!) Overall, it was amazing!
by Ted on Sep 2016
Verified
Service Received: Package of 3 90-minute Therapeutic Massages with Samantha J.
Samantha rocks
by Marisa on Jul 2016
Verified
Service Received: Package of 3 60-minute Therapeutic Massages with Samantha J.
I have had hundreds of massages before however, none are as good as the ones Samantha gives. You feel relief from sore muscles and relaxed at the same time. She has techniques that are unique, super strong hands, and great "lines" that work the entire muscle from start to finish.
by Anonymous on Jun 2016
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Service Received: Therapeutic Massage with Samantha J.
Great massage!
by bryan on May 2016
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Service Received: Package of 3 60-minute Therapeutic Massages with Samantha J.
Lower leg feels pretty good today! Looking forward to a follow up!
by Michelle on Apr 2016
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Service Received: Therapeutic Massage with Samantha J.
Samantha is thorough, intuitive and thoughtful. Her therapy is effective in treating my sports injuries and in preventative care. I have been seeing her for two plus years now and recommend her continually to family, friends and colleagues.
by Amy on Apr 2016
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Service Received: Therapeutic Massage with Samantha J.
Magical healing hands! I asked Sammi for 1/2 healing touch (AKA deep tissue massage to rework/loosen up my tight muscles) and 1/2 relaxing/therapeutic. She delivered exactly that!
by JoAnn on Mar 2016
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Service Received: Package of 3 90-minute Therapeutic Massages with Samantha J.
Sam knows how to go beyond a "feel good" massage and how to work on the issues I am having with tight hip flexors and shoulder problems - and it works.
by Gina on Mar 2016
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Service Received: Package of 3 60-minute Therapeutic Massages with Samantha J.
Samantha is very skillful as a massage therapist. I have been seeing her for several years to help with low back pain, and she is excellent when it comes to working not only on what I perceive as the "problem area" but also on all the areas of my body that are connected and need attention as well. I appreciate how she is able to do deep tissue work and be sensitive with a lighter touch when needed. Now that I am pregnant I am seeing Samantha for pre-natal massages which are absolutely wonderful!
by Albert on Mar 2016
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Service Received: Package of 3 90-minute Therapeutic Massages with Samantha J.
She's one of those therapists that dynamically adjusts according to different circumstances. Seems to really know where to find the knots, how much -- or little -- pressure to apply, etc. Not someone who simply follows a prescribed set of instructions on what to work on.
by Berit on Mar 2016
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Service Received: Package of 3 60-minute Therapeutic Massages with Samantha J.
I have to say that Samantha's instincts with regard to deep tissue and muscle release techniques are the best I have ever encountered and I'm a certified massage therapist. I can trust her completely to go as deep as possible with out going too far. She seems to have unfailing instincts and amazing control. I have just had 5 sessions with and will be signing up for another group. The truth is that at least six times a session the thought comes though my mind this is the best thing that ever happened to me!! I'm not joking I've a lot of stress and tension in the last few years and Samatha's work is beyond wonderful.
by Amber on Mar 2016
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Service Received: Therapeutic Massage with Samantha J.
I loved the healing massages I have received Samantha is so empathetic to the body and mind.
by June on Feb 2016
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Service Received: Therapeutic Massage with Samantha J.
Professional...excellent knowledge and understanding of problem spots. Skilled healer. My go-to!
by Rosie on Feb 2016
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Service Received: Therapeutic Massage with Samantha J.
Samantha puts all of her energy into the specific injured area and has an abundance of knowledge regarding the makeup of the human body. I'm amazed by how she knows the correlation of all the muscles and their specific functions. Highly recommended.
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Samantha Rose Therapeutic Massage

The Tree House

108 Locust Street #E

Santa Cruz , CA 95060 map it

(831) 770-9316