Well and Good
Your relaxation Rolodex: New York’s massage rock stars
Reprinted from Well and Good online magazine, June 2012.
Susanna Green (pg 8)
Don’t be surprised if light-and-lithe Green climbs up onto the massage table and presses her knees into the back of your legs and hamstrings. That’s part of her healing M.O.
Green’s not practicing Thai massage, but a technique that reflects her background in modern dance and “creative play of improvisation”—as well as Shiatsu and deep tissue. “I’m always finding innovative ways to release stress. And I find most New Yorkers like this combination of fluidity and anchoring,” she says.
It’s worked for a roster of star-studded clients that most famously have included Madonna—plus Tina Fey, Kristen Wigg and the cast of SNL, Kirsten Dunst, Liv Tyler, and Sean Lennon. “Whatever brings openness of mind, breath, and body,” she says. —M.G.
$150/hour at her Gramercy atelier, or $200-$250 house calls, 917-363-6353, firstname.lastname@example.org