Massage

University Recreation (UREC) offers massage in Fayetteville, Arkansas at the HPER Building and Wellness Center on Garland

UREC massage is offered on the third floor of the HPER Building in room 307. 

U of A students and UREC members are eligible to book massage services, as are non-members in Fayetteville and beyond. Clients have the option to book with the licensed massage therapist of their choice. By inquiry, UREC will work to accommodate special requests. 

Visit the UREC Main Office in HPER 225, or call 479-575-4646 to check available appointment times. 

Pricing

  • Student Members: $40 per hour
  • UREC Member (Non-student): $45 per hour
  • Non-members: $50 per hour*

Non-members must purchase $10 guest pass to enter the building and utilize UREC facilities. 

Gift Certificates

Gift certificates are available upon request. All Gift Cards expire six months from date of purchase, and can be purchased by phone or in person. However, gift cards must be picked up at the UREC Main Office.

Staff

Alicia Dorman

Alicia Dorman

Education: The Edge School of Massage

Years of Experience: Over 3 years

Specialties: Deep Tissue

“I enjoy massage therapy because it is the only time  I feel totally relaxed. All the aches, pains and stresses will disappear.” 

Availability:

Mondays 3:30-7:00 p.m.

Tuesdays 4:00-8:45 p.m.

Wednesdays 4:45-7:00 p.m. 

Fridays 3:30-7:00 p.m.

JaNetta Gibbs

JaNetta Gibbs

Education: White River School of Massage 

Years of Experience: 18 years

Specialties: Swedish, Sports, Pregnancy, all with a little Reflexology mixed in

"I enjoy massage therapy because it helps my clients relax, reduce stress, and cope with tension and fatigue." 

Availability:

Fridays: 8:00 -11:30 a.m.

Wendy Mercer

Wendy Mercer

Education: The Edge School of Massage

Years of Experience: Over 2 years

Specialties: Therapeutic, issue specific, and stress reducing  

“I enjoy massage therapy and being a therapist as I have been a client for many years.  Experiencing the benefits of massage compelled me to join the field and share those benefits with others.  Massage works!”

Availability:

Wednesdays: 1:00-4:30 p.m. 

Shoshannah Roggio

Shoshannah Roggio

Education: Blue Cliff College

Years of Experience: Over 5 years

Specialties: Deep Tissue, Neuromuscular techniques, Sports Massage, Therapeutic Massage, prenatal massage and Orthopedic Massage Techniques

“I enjoy serving the public and have seen firsthand the amazing benefits of using massage as treatments on people from all walks of life. For treatment's from post knee surgery and hip surgery. Pain relief from competitive sports and repetitive jobs and relaxation for daily stressors. Massage therapy has made a positive difference in the lives of individuals who get massage as an alternative to other methods of treatment.”

Availability:

Mondays 7:15-9:30 p.m.

Wednesdays: 7:15-9:30 p.m.

Thursdays: 4:00-10:00 p.m.

Fridays 7:15-9:30 p.m. 

Casey Eden

Casey Eden

Education: Blue Cliff College

Years of Experience: Licensed July 2017

Specialties: Deep Tissue

“I became a Massage Therapist because I love being able to help others relieve stress and tension and I truly believe massage is my gift”

Availability:

Mondays 10:00 a.m.-2:45 p.m.

Wednesdays 9:00 a.m.-1:45 p.m. 

Policies

UREC staff and massage therapists reserve the right to terminate a massage appointment for any misconduct or for reasons felt to be necessary. On occasion, emergencies, illness, or inclement weather may require a cancellation by our massage therapist. On these occasions, we will reschedule your appointment at your earliest accommodation.

  • Massages are for therapeutic purposes only.
  • Payment is required at the time of booking.

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Cancellation/No Show Policy

Should the need to reschedule arise, a 24-hour advance notice is required. Cancellations without a 24-hour notice will result in a charge for your session. Cancellations with a 24-hour advance notice can be rescheduled at no additional fee.

  • If you arrive late for a massage appointment, it may be necessary to forfeit your remaining time.
  • No-shows will forfeit any fees paid in advance.
  • Refunds will not be offered for massage appointments or cancellations that are unable to reschedule.

Traveling Trainer Service

Chair massages can be utilized as part of special events, or as incentive programs for an on-campus office, hall, or organization, for $50.00 per hour. Learn more about additional Traveling Trainer services, which include group fitness classes, wellness seminars, and Red Cross certification courses.