Deborah Garoufalis

Massage is therapy for your mind, body, and soul.

While living in New Port Ritchey, Florida in 2004 I stumbled upon Bene's International School of Massage not far from my house. Having a bit of basic knowledge as to what therapeutic massage was, I decided to go in and look into what the program offered. Needless to say 10 minutes later I was signing a $10,000 contract and decided then and there that I was going to become a Massage Therapist. From the beginning it just felt right. Back then I was recently widowed and found that massage therap...

While living in New Port Ritchey, Florida in 2004 I stumbled upon Bene's International School of Massage not far from my house. Having a bit of basic knowledge as to what therapeutic massage was, I decided to go in and look into what the program offered. Needless to say 10 minutes later I was signing a $10,000 contract and decided then and there that I was going to become a Massage Therapist. From the beginning it just felt right. Back then I was recently widowed and found that massage therapy healed my broken heart. Here we are 11 years later and honestly I still love the work that I do. 

After graduating from Bene's International School of Massage in 2004, I went on to become Nationally Certified as a Licensed Massage Therapist by the NCBTMB National Certification Board of Therapeutic Massage and Bodywork. I currently hold a Massachusetts Therapeutic Massage License and have been actively practicing Massage Therapy professionally since 2005. 

In early 2013 I found myself wanting to do more. This time I found Elizabeth Grady school of Aesthetics in Medford, MA. Again it only took a short 10 minutes to realize that this too was what I wanted to do. By October of 2013 I had graduated and become a Massachusetts Licensed Aesthetician. It was just a good fit for me.  

Over the last 10 years I have worked as a Massage Therapist in both a clinical hospital setting as well as for a couple of the local massage franchises. I have built a strong and loyal client base that keeps me busy. Recently I decided that I no longer wanted to work with the "membership required" businesses. Massage isn't a requirement it is a choice. Far too often I would see a perspective client who would leave my table relaxed and stress free. Upon checking out at the front desk, the sales associates would pitch the membership contract deal before the client even had time to adjust their eyes to the light. Of course I would love to see every client return month after month as a benefit to their overall health. Massage has so much to offer a person with regard to their personal well being. I simply just don't believe that you should be bullied or convinced to sign a membership contract that commits you to returning monthly. Life happens enjoy it and then come see me when you need me. You can find me at my new massage studio: Blue Stone Massage and Skin Care at 228 Central St. Saugus, MA 01906.

At the present time I am seeking a Professional Reiki program so that I can add it to my service menu. I am finding that I am happiest when I am helping others to feel good about themselves. I know my limits and realize that though I will never heal anyone, at the very least I can honestly make them feel better simply with the touch of my caring hands.    

Thanks for taking the time to read about me.

Deborah Garoufalis, LMT

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Where I Work
Available Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday
Licenses
Massage

MA # 8449

Esthetician

MA # 7075021

Education
2004

Benes Int'l School of Massage Therapy

Massage Therapy

2013

Elizabeth Grady School of Esthetics

Aesthetics

REVIEWS for my Skincare or Bodywork services

by John on Dec 27
Debbie is very friendly and has a relaxing demeanor. She always has her work cut out for her when I make an appointment, and she does an exceptional job of breaking up knots and tightened up muscles.
by Nina on Dec 14
Best massage I have ever had! I went to my appointment thinking ya, of course it’ll be good, it’s a massage. But, the experience far exceeded my expectations, not even 10 minutes in and I was planning when I was coming back for my next appointment.
by Mary on Dec 09
Easily the best massage I've ever received.
by Christine on Dec 08
This was my first massage and I can't believe I waited this long. It was fantastic. Debbie was great. She made me feel comfortable, was professional and it was a very enjoyable hour which passed to quickly. I highly recommend her service and will definitely be back.
by Craig on Nov 28
This was my first time getting a massage from Debbie. I'm afraid that she has spoiled me from getting a massage with anyone else now, as it will not live up to her standards. Like going to another restaurant and trying a dish against your favorite. She was as I have rated, 'Amazing'! Craig
by Mimi on Nov 25
Debbie is awesome and so accomadating
by Steve on Nov 19
First time here. Debbie made me feel at ease and gave an awesome massage. Professional, personable and thorough. I'd highly recommend Blue Stone if you're looking to de-stress and get the kinks out.
by Barbara on Oct 29
Really enjoyed the whole experience in a calm and friendly atmosphere. Great way to relax. I will definitely be back!
by Anonymous on Oct 15
Debra shows a sincere interest in helping to address & fix what are problem issues with my overall health.
by sandra on Oct 08
everything was fantastic!

SPECIALTIES: Bodywork and Massage techniques I perform

Skincare

  • Exfoliating Foot Scrub
  • Paraffin Wax
  • Exfoliating Body Scrub with Body Butter

Bodywork & Massage

  • Swedish Massage
  • Hot Stone Massage
  • Deep Tissue
  • Swedish, Deep Tissue, or Hot Stone
  • Cupping Massage
  • Chair Massage
  • Mobile Chair Massage
  • Deep Penetrating Heat Therapy
  • Massage Lessons

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