Who couldn’t use a good massage at a good price? Student massage therapists need somebody to work on. Under teacher supervision, they’ll give you an hourlong relaxation massage for $35. Make your appointment – evenings and Saturdays only – by calling (305) 285-6991 ext. 109. It happens at Educating Hands School of Massage, 3883 Biscayne Blvd.
TravelZoo members can get a deal on a massage and day of pool privileges at the Mondrian South Beach. For $99, choose Swedish or deep-tissue massage and also receive a hand and foot scrub and scalp treatment. This 60-minute service would normally cost $220. For $149, get the same package plus a 60-minute Earth facial, regularly $360; a 20 percent gratuity will be added based on the full value of the services. Guests at Agua spa get the use of the hotel’s pool. This offer is good through May 21; shop here. The Mondrian is at 1100 West Ave., Miami Beach.
You promised yourself you’d do better this year. Winn-Dixie offers “Fresh Start, Better You” to help. This free event, on Saturday, Jan. 8, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., features complimentary health screenings, seated chair massages, a nutritionist with healthy eating and cooking tips and more. It’s at Winn-Dixie, 18300 SW 137 Ave.
Massage for the Cure is an annual fundraiser held by Massage Envy to benefit Susan G. Komen for the Cure, which fights breast cancer.
On Tuesday, Sept. 14, you can get a $49 massage at participating Massage Envy locations, and $15 of that will go to your local affiliate of Susan G. Komen for the Cure.
Massages are 50 minutes, and you need to book in advance.
To celebrate Tax Day, one of the most stressful days of the year, Florida Career College students will provide free massages to taxpayers and accountants from noon to 3 p.m. Thursday, April 15, at three of its campuses:
- Miami Campus, 1321 SW 107th Ave.
- Hialeah Campus, 3750 W. 18th Ave.
- Pembroke Pines Campus, 7891 Pines Blvd.
We’re not sure a $99 spa treatment qualifies as “cheap,” but during Miami Spa Month such treatments are cheaper than usual at participating spas. What $99 will get you varies by spa, but it could be a comination of a massage and a facial, or a massage and a manicure.
Spa month ends Aug. 31. It’s not too late to book a massage and/or a facial.
Some of the hotels with spas also are offering room/spa packages, if you’re in the mood for a staycation.
South Miami Hospital’s Center for Women & Infants is presenting a free afternoon of pampering for women from 1 to 4 p.m. Sunday, May 4, at
the hospital, 6200 SW 73 St., Miami.
“You Look SPAvelous” is a day to relax, recharge and renew.
The event begins at 1 p.m. with a talk by actress/comedienne Victoria Labalme.
There will be free osteoporosis screenings and chair massages, plus refreshments. Reservations are required. RSVP to 786-596-3815.
The national “got milk?” Milk Mustache Mobile Drink Well. Live Well. Tour will be in Miami this week.
Visitors can get free tips on wellness, health screenings from a registered dietitian, samples of low-fat and fat-free milk from McArthur Dairy, Velda Farms, Publix and Lactaid, fresh Soothie Smoothies and five-minute chair massages. They can also pose for souvenir Milk Mustache photos.
Tour stops will be:
* Monday, March 30, 11 am. to 2 p.m. at Bayfront Park, 301 N. Biscayne Blvd., Miami.
* Tuesday, March 31, 5-7 p.m., Wal-Mart, 1425 NE 163rd St., North Miami Beach.
* Wednesday, April 1, 5-7 p.m., Sedano’s Supermarket, 14524 SW Eighth St., Miami.