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Get Your Soothe On In San Francisco

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Want, need, have to have a massage but too lazy busy to leave your pad, hotel or office? What on Earth do you think Soothe is for? The on-demand massage company/app, which recently began service in SF and the Bay Area, allows for same-day bookings and 60- , 90- , and 120-minute  massages. Swedish, Deep Tissue or Sports rubs—your choice, same price ($99 to $169 including tip). Appointments can be booked every day of the week, 9am until midnight.

"Soothe brings the spa to you. Our trained and vetted therapists deliver spa-quality treatments—often within one hour's notice. Plus there's no parking or traffic, and when it's over, you are just steps away from a hot bath or your own bed," says founder Merlin Kauffman, who started the company after becoming disenchanted with the limited operating hours of traditional day spas and advance-notice booking requirements.

The app, on iOS and Android, is simple to use. You may also book online 24/7 or call (800-960-7668) during business hours. Amen, and ahh, to all that.