Welcome to Live Awake!

Welcome to Bethesda's finest Therapeutic Massage and Wellness Practice! If you’re looking for a Professional Licensed Massage Therapist, you’ve come to the right place. Whether it's reducing stress and promoting relaxation or treating a health condition diagnosed by your doctor, Owner, Jesse Gordon has trained for it all. In addition to Massage Therapy; Reiki Energy Healing, Chakra Balancing, and Crystal Singing Bowl / Sound Meditation can be added to any session or enjoyed as a stand alone Service.

As a Medical Massage Therapist, Jesse is licensed and capable of treating health conditions diagnosed by a doctor. Maryland, for example, distinguishes between Registered Massage Practitioners and Licensed Massage Therapists. Only the latter are authorized to work in healthcare settings such as Live Awake.

Medical Massage Therapists have advanced training and experience that allows them to provide care focused on healing injuries, improving function, or increasing circulation. 

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Live Awake Therapeutic Massage Yelp

Sara G. writes, "As a personal trainer I spend a lot of time on my feet and working out and every time I see Jesse I always leave feeling refreshed. I do not hesitate to refer my clients to Jesse."

Jess R. writes, "You can get a massage everywhere, but you cannot get the type of relaxation that Jesse provides anywhere else. Unbelievable experience. Go, you'll be in good hands."

Jannelle B. writes, "I received the most wonderful Swedish massage! Jesse is very professional and his space is welcoming, comfortable, and very zen.  The table warmer is heaven!  He adds his own signature style, which I found to be quite soothing and relaxing -  he does not rush through the massage.  Perfect for those who are prone to anxiety!"

Maria P. writes, "I just discovered this sanctuary. Is not just a regular massage is a personal journey. I am just so happy that I live a walking distance from such a great place. I came out recharge, renew and so relaxed. I really recommend it. Jesse is a gentleman that works on your body as if you are an instrument gentle but firmly creating beautiful melodies."

Isabelle P. writes, "Jesse is absolutely amazing! The room is wonderful, the location is perfect and close to downtown Bethesda. There is a parking lot located conveniently around the corner. He has a bed warmer that I think I might take when he isn't looking since it is one of my favorite things in the world! Definitely give him a try and I promise you won't be disappointed!"

Yasmine L. writes, "Jesse is an intuitive and communicative therapist. He really takes the time to get to know your needs, and to work on the pressure points that need healing. He is very pleasant, soft-spoken, and has wonderful energy. Highly recommend him."

Anett J. writes, "Jesse is amazing! He took his time to find out what I want and the massage was exactly what I needed.  Very professional and most importantly relaxing. I left refreshed, rejuvenated and content. Like a 'mini vacation' just for me."

Lara H. writes, "A wonderful swedish massage with Jesse today, a blissful, relaxing experience which had me floating out of there on fluffy clouds. Would recommend and will be definitely be coming back."

Melanie G. writes, "Jesse has created a beautiful oasis within which to apply his healing hands. Excellent massage. Can't wait to go back."

Anne M. writes, "Thank you, Jesse, for your gentle and dedicated massage practice! I found it very healing working with you. Jesse is a safe practitioner and I highly recommend him!"

Maria B. writes, "Jesse is an incredible massage therapist. I had an amazing time while he was working on me and I think he's one of the best massage therapist that I've ever met."

Caryn S. writes, "Ahhhhh...That's exactly how I feel after a massage with Jesse.  His work allows more than just my body to relax.  I completely check out and am able to refresh my brain as well.  As an athlete my muscles are frequently taxed, and Jesse is able to work through all of my sore sports, and allow me to feel invigorated and refreshed.  His studio is warm and inviting as is he.  SO grateful to be able to benefit from his services. I look forward to my time in the studio and the ability to step back from the rat race and enjoy my massage."