***Tessera Therapeutic Massage is currently open at this time with new Covid-19 specific protocols in place. Online scheduling is restricted to returning clients, those referred by health care practitioners, and those with outstanding gift certificates. Please email me at hannah@tesseramassage.com or call 617-447-3038 to schedule.***

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A tessera (pronounced tes-er-uh) is a small tile used to create a mosaic. It can be made of bone, glass, wood, or stone. While each tessera can seem small and unimportant on its own, they combine to create a beautiful, complex picture. Each tiny piece is integral to the function of the mosaic as a whole.

The human body is much like a mosaic: composed of a myriad of intricate structures, many too tiny to view with the naked eye. Yet let one of those cease to work properly, and the whole person suffers.

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At Tessera Therapeutic Massage, I offer a variety of massage techniques designed to soothe and support you. That will look different for each person. My clients range from those in need of extremely gentle, supportive touch to those seeking deeper focused work for chronic pain or injury management. *Please note: I do not believe that deep massage should ever be painful to be effective.* Each massage session begins with a discussion of your goals, health history, and areas of concern. I work mindfully and with a focus on constant client comfort throughout the session. I always allow extra time after your session to discuss any findings, answer any questions you might have, and extend self-care suggestions within my scope of practice.

“As some of you may know I am a two-time cancer survivor. I have had a double mastectomy and deal sporadically with lymphedema. I heard about Hannah from a friend and am so very glad I did. She is such a professional and was willing to design a massage program specifically for me… I would highly recommend Hannah. Her offices and massage rooms are warm and welcoming. I feel very fortunate to have found Hannah. ”

Pat M.

“Hannah is one of the best Massage Therapists around… period. She combines her unparalleled knowledge of the human body with expert level technique to provide a truly unique and effective treatment. As a colleague, I have seen her for basic relaxation sessions, as well as for the healing of specific ailments. She picked up on a condition with my back and started me on a path of healing. She is professional, knowledgeable, and approachable. I highly recommend her for your body’s healing needs!”

Stephanie H.