Therapeutic Massage & Reflexology

Face Body Spirit

875 Islington Street
Portsmouth, New Hampshire
(603) 436-0900

About Us

With your personal needs and goals in mind, we choose and present the very best services and products, allowing you to relax and truly enjoy your treatment. To ensure your ease, you will experience your renewal in peaceful and private surroundings.

Our Philosophy

We encourage you to take the time to regenerate and nurture yourself in the midst of your busy life and realize the benefit both physically and emotionally, that are the result of professional care.

About Us

We are highly experienced professionals, trained and certified in our field. We are dedicated to offering the highest quality services and we continue to update our training regularly to keep up with new techniques and improvements in our profession.

Comments from Clients…

“Face Body Spirit could not be more appropriately named! It is an amazing environment of beauty and calm that leaves clients rejuvenated, nourished and in a much better physical and emotional place before we have to return to the hectic pace of our everyday lives.”
—Diane C.

“From the minute I walk in the door I feel any stress or tension just melt away. The atmosphere here is so calming and Claudia always makes me feel so welcome and special—like she has been waiting all day just to tend to my needs. At the end of each session I don’t believe anyone in the world could feel better than I do at that moment!”
—Chris Wilson

Face Body Spirit about - Claudia Sylva, owner Claudia Sylva

Owner of Face Body Spirit
Licensed Massage Therapist & Reiki Practitioner

Claudia Sylva brings years of experience to Face Body Spirit. Her true passion is supporting the well-being of her clients, both physical and emotional. Claudia is certified and licensed by the State of New Hampshire and is an active member of the American Massage Therapy Association.

About Her Training

A 1991 graduate of the New Hampshire Institute of Therapeutic Arts, Claudia studied under the gifted teacher Dr. Robert Berube. She has received advanced training and certification in several holistic healing modalities, including foot reflexology, hydrotherapy and lymphatic drainage, as well as training with Reiki Master Libby Barnett, and advanced training in oncology massage with Tracy Walton. Claudia participated in the Touch Research Institute’s program at the Miami School of Medicine under Dr. Tiffany Fields, assisted in the Physical Therapy Department at Portsmouth Hospital and trained in Safe Touch modalities for survivors of abuse.

About Her Commitment

Claudia extends beyond basic massage therapy to help male and female clients of all ages continue on their wellness path. Her unique blend of massage techniques is geared for client’s specific needs, injury prevention and optimal wellness. Her firm touch can range from light to deep, depending on her client’s needs that day. Her commitment is to provide specific and safe treatment to each client in a nurturing environment.