New massage business offers holiday-season specials

Published on Monday, 25 December 2017 22:42
Written by Charles Paullin


BERLIN - A new Berlin business wants to remind people of savings opportunities for relaxation at during what can be a stressful time of the year.

Lynne Gavrilis has relocated her Natural Balance Massage, which she opened in Newington in 2011, to Berlin at 369 New Britain Road. She reopened on Nov. 1.

“It’s a bigger building,” said Gavrilis. “It was the best deal I could find, and a lot of my clients are from the area so it worked out well.”

Gavrilis said the business offers membership opportunities as well individual service options.

Monthly memberships allow people to book one prepaid massage after charging a debit/credit card, and then offer additional massages at a lower rate, according to the business’ website, Unused massages can be shared with another member or accrued to be used later.

Members also can receive discounts on products, gift certificates, add-on services and specials.

Gavrilis is now offering a holiday promotion on membership in which customers who sign up before Dec. 31 can receive a $25 gift card.

There are also package deals, including buying four sessions and getting one at half price.

In addition to memberships, individual services range from a traditional massage for 60 minutes and costing $80 dollars, couples massages for 60 minutes at $160 and pregnancy massages for 60 minutes at $80. Add-on services include aromatherapy, warm bamboo and packages feature a combination of other add-ons that include facials.

Ten- to 15-minute chair massages are also available.

Walk-ins are welcome, but scheduled appointments are encouraged.

“I want to help people with their problems,” said Gavrilis.

The store is open on Monday and Friday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Tuesday through Thursday from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. but closes at 5 p.m. when no evening appointments are scheduled; and Saturday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Charles Paullin can be reached at 860-801-5074 or

Posted in New Britain Herald, Berlin on Monday, 25 December 2017 22:42. Updated: Monday, 25 December 2017 22:45.