About Us


Welcome to Essential Massage & Spa

 The Premier SPA in Southeast Iowa that welcomes both men and women! We offer a variety of services designed to impress you and provide an experience that you will long remember.

At Essential, our team of highly-trained and experienced professionals are here to help you relax, address pain management, and guide you on your wellness journey. We’ll work with you to design a session to meet your needs. Whether you are new to massage & skin care treatments or a long time wellness enthusiast, our team of Licensed Professionals will work with you to be sure you are comfortable and have the best Spa experience.

Choose from a variety of services including our signature massages, reflexology, tanning, hair removal, steam room or massage chair sessions. Rejuvenate your skin with one of our signature facials and skin care treatments. We want you to leave feeling relaxed, refreshed, and revived!

A full-service spa that you enjoy going to is essential in your life, and hopefully we at Essential Massage & Spa will earn your trust and business!

From all of us here at the spa, we look forward to meeting and serving you soon!


Enjoy our aromatherapy steam room!

 Escape from the hustle and bustle of every day and rejuvenate your body with our steam room. A steam session is a holistic approach to extracting impurities from your body using heat! A quick trip to the steam room can also boost your immunity, improve circulation, relax muscles, nourish and hydrate your skin and more–so what are you waiting for?

Provided for your comfort are robes, towels, shower and shower shoes.


Wellness Programs

A  full-service spa that you enjoy going to is essential in your life.   Our Wellness programs are designed to help save you money and achieve  your wellness goals. 


Friendly Service

High-Quality Products

Relaxing Environment

We're experts at what we do. But knowing the best techniques is only part of the process, we're also here to make you feel great. Whether you're here for a one-hour service or an entire day, your happiness is of utmost importance!


Relaxing Environment

High-Quality Products

Relaxing Environment

From the moment you walk in the door, our focus is on relaxation. Our spa services are a great way to take a step back from the bustle of everyday life. Come take a break with us.


High-Quality Products

High-Quality Products

High-Quality Products

Many people underestimate the effect high-quality lotions and oils have on a spa treatment. We guarantee our all-natural products help you with that extra feeling of zen. If you fall in love, everything is available for purchase!

Our Cancellation Policy


Life happens and sometimes you won't be able to keep a scheduled appointment. We understand. In the event you are unable to keep your appointment, please call the office as soon as possible, so we may fill your time with someone who is waiting to get in.

Essential Massage and Spa requires a 2 hour notice if you are unable to keep your appointment. Failure to do so, will result in a 50% service charge.

Thank You for understanding. 

meet our team


Jacki A., Owner & LMT

Jacki attended the Sarasota School of Massage Therapy and has a rewarding 14 years of massage under her belt. 


Jennifer A., Esthetican

Jennifer graduated from LaJames International National and most recently from the National Laser College. She has ten years of skin care experience. 


Alesha V., LMT

Alesha received her LMT from Indian Hills Community College. She has been a LMT for almost three years. 


Dorothy H., LMT

Dorothy graduated from Perfect Touch. She has been practicing the art of Reflexology for over four years and has been an LMT for three years. In addition to those services she also provides a Lymphatic Jade Face Detox.


Esther G., LMT



Linda K., LMT

Linda received her LMT from Indian Hills Community College. She has been a well respected LMT for 7 years. 


Angelia S., Front Desk & Marketing

If you call the spa, chances are you'll hear this friendly voice on the other end of the phone. Angelia is also responsible for our social media platforms.