"The root of all health is in the brain. The trunk of it is in emotion. The branches and leaves are the body. The flower of health blooms when all parts work together".
~ Kurdish Saying.


Solas Brigid Massage Therapy Center is situated along upper Lake Merritt in downtown Oakland and has been serving the community since 1999. With sweeping views of the Lake, clients are instantly transported from the hustle and bustle of urban life, into one of Oakland’s little known gems, a tranquil and peaceful sanctuary located in the heart of Oakland’s busy city life. Our center provides a timeless oasis to renew your spirit, relax your muscular tensions, and quiet your mind to rest.

Our studio is dedicated to serving our clients with the utmost satisfaction. All of our staff of massage therapists have extensive training and knowledge with well over ten years of experience and are CAMTC approved. Special care is given to provide a satisfying experience to every client that comes through our door. Skill level and dedication of treating each individual with compassion and wholeness allow us to stand out as an industry leader.

Solas Brigid Studio stands by its commitment to quality and hosts a number of superb therapists with many years of experience and professionalism. Our staff  specialize in a variety of bodywork modalities which include Swedish, Deep Tissue, Pre-Natal, Post-Natal, Hot Stone Therapy, Breema Bodywork, Hypnotherapy, and Reiki. We look forward to serving you soon!


Ancient cultures practiced the art of healing touch and recognized the role of touch in supporting the physical and emotional well-being of an individual as an integral part of health and wellness. “The way to health is to have an aromatic bath and scented massage everyday”~ Hippocrates.

Massage and the healing art therapies are a tool for enhancing our state toward optimal health.  Today, it is considered part of complementary medicine and research studies show promising benefits as an effective treatment for many conditions

As in the past, therapeutic massage antedates physical, mental, emotional, and spiritual health and places importance on achieving wholeness as an integral part of our lives.

At Solas Brigid Studio, our highly trained staff specialize in a variety of bodywork modalities to maximize the therapeutic value to our clients and  individualize the sessions according to your specific needs. If you have any medical conditions, it is important to communicate with us and seek proper medical care and attention from your physician.

The name Solas Brigid is derived from the Celtic tradition. Solas is Scots Gaelic for “light” or “sun” while Brigid is the Celtic Patroness of Creativity, Healing, and Transformation. Brigid is known throughout the British Isles for her compassion, inspiration, and healing powers. The strength of renewal and life brought by the sun and the healing power that represents Brigid is the guiding force behind our studio.