Appointments available
Monday - Saturday, daytime and evenings
181 Highland Rd. East
7-100 Highland Road West
Phone: 519.570.0444

Welcome to An Essential Knead

 Second location opens November 1st!

****We are now using a new system.  If you are new to either clinic please choose ’Initial Visit’.  

Questions? Read the detailed directions under the buttons "How to book online" or email us for help.

Read ’About Us’ to choose a Therapist and read the email you receive after booking your appointment****

You KNEAD a great massage today!

12 RMTs located on Highland Road East - south of Queens Blvd between Spadina and Stirling - and Highland Road West - at the corner of West Ave - both seconds from St. Mary’s Hospital, in a professional clinic setting.

Offering RMT services to the Kitchener Waterloo Ontario area backed by over 65 combined years of experience, An Essential Knead offers easy online booking with any of our 10 Registered Massage Therapists (RMTs).

We are now offering direct billing to 22 extended health benefit companies!  See our FAQs for the complete list.

Appointments are available Monday - Saturday, daytime and evenings!  New and returning clients are encouraged to book a massage appointment online by clicking the link on the left of any of these pages.

Looking for that perfect gift for someone special? Gift certificates are available!  Click the Buy Now button on the left of any of these pages to securely purchase an instant gift certificate online. 

Free parking is available on site for both locations. For the East clinic, simply drive behind the Big Bear plaza two doors away, to the laneway on the left. The entrance to our parking lot is then located first on your left.  For the West clinic, choose any parking spot at the plaza and use the door on the side of the building with the wooden staircase.

Please note that neither of our clinics is wheelchair accessible but we will do our best to accomodate any disability or refer you to a fully accessible location.  Any questions or concerns regarding our policies and procedures, please click here to learn more.