World’s First Virtual Reality Massage Center to Open in Los Angeles

Esqapes Immersive Relaxation announced it will open the world’s first virtual reality massage center on July 5, 2019, in the SAG-Aftra Building on Wilshire Boulevard in Los Angeles, California. Esqapes combines automated massages with virtual reality to transport guests to a place of relaxation. Guests can book appointments at www.myesqape.com/book.

Esqapes says its Immersive Relaxation Center is like a “mini-vacation” that anyone can enjoy during a lunch break or after a long day of work. Esqapes pairs fantastic, beautifully crafted, virtual environments with a soothing massage to transport a guest’s mind and body to another place. Each Esqapes environment is designed to tantalize the senses and help guests shed the stresses of daily life.

At launch, guests will be able to choose from 10 different Esqapes, ranging from a tropical Koi pond at an ocean front resort, to a luxurious cabin in a snow-covered wonderland, complete with a crackling fireplace.

“The goal of Esqapes is to provide guests with a unique way to relax and take a break from the routines, responsibilities, and daily issues that can cause anxiety and stress,” says Micah Jackson, creator of Esqapes. “Esqapes is using VR in ways unlike any other company, which is to de-stress and help people relax. With a combination of proprietary software, and traditional wellness practices, Esqapes is offering the spa of the future, today.”

For information about Esqapes, visit www.myesqape.com.

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