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Couples massages, off-site massages, appointments with Jill’s colleagues, and last-minute massages need to be scheduled via phone.  Call 515-270-0030. 

Massage therapy not only helps you feel great, it has been shown to improve your health. Welcome to Serenity Massage. We want to meet you and help you take essential steps along your health journey.
The approach to massage therapy by Jill Ellsworth, LMT, BS, and owner, is unique, tailored to your individual needs and soundly based in professional best practices.

  • Relieve stress.
  • Soothe an injury.
  • Celebrate an event.

These are the basics of massage therapy applied to YOUR life or the lives of those important to you.
Make an appointment.  Purchase a gift certificate.  You will be glad you did.

Improved Health!
Experience a new level of health through regular massage therapy. We offer a VIP Wellness Program (12 1-hour sessions per year) and a Value Wellness Program (45-minute massages on a regular basis for reduced prices). Ask Jill for details! 515-270-0030 or serenitymassage@q.com

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A Word From Jill

Have you been wanting to improve your health but just have not done anything about it yet?  Perhaps you want to get your weight and stress down before the health screening at work (some employers give rewards for healthy weight and other naturally healthy things to employees). Join us TODAY (10/19) from 9-noon for FREE chair massages at Ideal Transformation, 8230 Hickman, Suite 300 (2 blocks east of Serenity Massage).

Have a “whole person” attitude when it comes to health care.  Eating healthy, exercise, massage therapy and good relationships are all part of health care!  -Jill 🙂

Join us THIS Saturday 10/19 from 9-noon at Ideal Transformation, 8230 Hickman Rd Ste 300 (2 blocks east of Serenity Massage) for a health event.  FREE chair massages!  Go to https://www.facebook.com/events/721897248278109/ to RSVP or get more information.

For God has not given us the spirit of timidity, but of power, love, and self-control.  2 Timothy 1:7

Be who you are and say what you feel.  For those who mind don’t matter, and those who matter don’t mind. -Dr. Seuss

Peace be with you. -Jill 🙂

Yesterday is gone.  Tomorrow has not yet come.  We have only today.  Let us begin. -Mother Teresa

Your mind will answer most of your questions for you if you learn to relax and wait for the answer. -William S. Burroughs

Want to get away together? Relax with a couples massage. Gaze into each others’ eyes as you melt into an incredible full body massage in the same room. Relax, breathe deeply, and savor the moment!

Want to make your event extra special?  Consider chair massages!  Whether it be Employee Appreciation, a Health Fair, or a reward for United Way participation, workplace chair massages can make them remember you.  And it’s healthy too!

It is not the number of moments on Earth that matter; it is the moments that take our breath away that matter.

Never underestimate the power of a stretch!

Nobody can make you feel inferior but yourself.

Faith, family and friends – great advice from my mother on keys to a long-lasting, love-filled marriage.  I would add getting a couples massage 🙂 They are relaxing and fun!  -Jill

Come on out THIS Saturday September 7th from 7-9 at Mickey Finn’s, 7020 Douglas, for chair massages, food, live music, raffle and games! Proceeds benefit Monica, a massage therapist whose hand is injured and is unable to do massages.  You could win a free massage, Iowa/Iowa State game football tickets, a Longaberger basket, a movie theater ticket package, and much, much more!  Hope to see some of you there.  -Jill

A smile is the beginning of peace.  Mother Teresa

We all have an internal horizontal line in us:

Opportunity

Accountability

Responsibility

_________________________________

Blame

Excuse

Denial

Will you operate above or below the line today?

Each day is a gift.  That is why it is called the present.

Join us at Mickey Finn’s, 7020 Douglas, Urbandale, for a fundraiser for one of Jill’s massage colleagues on Saturday September 7th from 7-9.  Food, games raffle, drink specials, and chair massages will be part of this fun evening. Check back for more details as we get closer to 9/7!

Stretching AFTER an activity is as important if not more important than before an activity.  Flexibility is priceless!

Be Still and know that I am God.  Psalms 46:10 (Jill’s favorite Bible verse)

Jill will be on vacation Thursday 6/20 beginning at 11:15am, and will return Saturday 6/22 at 1:15pm.  Please plan your appointments accordingly.

Need a last-minute gift for Fathers Day?  See our special above.  We will be in on Saturday June 15th from 11:20-5:10 in case you need gift certificates for Dad!  Call ahead so we can have your gift certificate prepared for you.

Reach for the stars!  You’ll get in a good stretch even if you don’t get there. -Jill 🙂

Think you can, think you can’t; either way you’re right.

Are you an early riser?  Do you like to win stuff?  If so, come on out today – Friday June 7th – by 6am for Day of 1,000 Prizes near Jordan Creek Town Center.  You could win $1,000, a 30-minute massage, concert tickets, restaurant gift card, or one of many other fabulous prizes!  The first 1,000 people driving through receive a prize!  https://lazer1033.com/dayof1k/

Yesterday is gone. Tomorrow has not yet come. We have only today. Let us begin.  -Mother Teresa

Need a vacation by the hour?  Massage therapy is great for your health, and doesn’t break the bank!  We specialize in couples massages – they are particularly popular for celebrating anniversaries. The more notice you give us for your appointment, the better. Relax, breathe deeply and savor the moment TOGETHER!

Join us for meditation class this Tuesday June 4th from 1-1:30. Learn to relax your mind, relax your body and do healthy breathing. Free-will donation (average donation is $5). RSVP to Jill at 270-0030 or serenitymassage@q.com Relax, breathe deeply and savor the moment!

America is Land of the Free because of the Brave.  We will not be doing massages today in honor of Memorial Day.

Know someone who is graduating and need a gift?  Give something unique and healthy – massage!  Parent/child massages are very popular this time of year.  The more notice you give us for your requested appointment, the better.

The next meditation class is Tuesday June 4th from 1-1:30pm.  RSVP to Jill at 270-0030 or serenitymassage@q.com  Mind, body, spirit and emotion are all connected.  Learn to calm them all.  Relax, breathe deeply and savor the moment!

There is road construction on 86th Street just north of Hickman.  Plan accordingly as travel time takes longer if you’re coming to Serenity Massage from the north.

Mothers Day is THIS Sunday May 12th.  Appointments are still available for Saturday May 11th.  We will be closed Sunday May 12th in honor of Mothers Day.

Today (Friday May 3rd) is the last day for pre-finals week FREE massages at ISU Parks Library.  ISU students, stop by the Barks with Parks event from 1-4 and sign up!  -Jill 🙂

Know a student at Iowa State University? Jill will be on campus tomorrow (Monday 4/29) from noon-3 giving students free chair massages. This is also happening Wednesday 5/1 and Friday 5/3 from 1-4. It takes place in Parks Library Rotunda as part of the Barks with Parks stress relief event. Relax, breathe deeply, and savor the moment!

Enjoy simple beauty today.

The next meditation class is Thursday May 2nd from 3:30-4pm.  RSVP to Jill at 270-0030 or serenitymassage@q.com Relax, breathe deeply and savor the moment!

There can be miracles when you believe.

Serenity Massage will be closed Easter Sunday.

Jill’s favorite Bible verse:  Be still and know that I am God.  -Psalms 46:10.

Jill and her colleagues will be at DC-G High School tomorrow night (4/13) from 11pm-2am doing chair massages for the after prom party. If you know a DC-G junior or senior that could use a little relaxation, send them our way!

Never underestimate the power of a stretch.  Jill just learned some new stretching techniques at a Continuing Education class.  If you’re curious on how you can keep your body flexible, just ask!

Administrative Professionals Week is 4/22-4/26.  Appreciate your right-hand person with a massage gift certificate!

Live like no one else, so later you can give like no one else.  -Dave Ramsey

The only people who don’t like it when you set healthy boundaries are the ones who received benefit from you having none.

Jill will be on vacation 3/24-4/1.  Plan your appointments accordingly.

It is believed that stress is the cause of 75-90% of primary care visits.  Relieve some stress today with a massage!

Never underestimate the power of a strrreeeettttccch.

Live life to the fullest! -Jill

Need a spring break by the hour?  Couples massages and mother/daughter massages continue to be popular.  The more notice you give us, the better.  Relax, breathe deeply and savor the moment TOGETHER!

Planning a wellness event at your workplace?  Chair massages are popular, and morale pops up like a daisy on a spring day! Call Jill at 270-0030 to schedule.

Our next meditation class is Tuesday April 9th from 1-1:30.   RSVP to Jill at serenitymassage@q.com or 270-0030 to attend.  Cost is a free-will donation, and the average donation is $5/person.

Winter blues got you down?  Massage therapy may help with anxiety and depression.

Relax, breathe deeply and savor the moment!  Join us for meditation class today, and let those winter blues melt away.  Class is from 1-1:30 today (Tuesday March 5) at Serenity Massage.

Be who you are and say what you feel, for those who mind don’t matter and those who matter don’t mind.  -Dr. Seuss

Our next meditation class is Tuesday March 5th from 1-1:30. Meditation may help alleviate, stress, depression, and anxiety. In winter in Iowa, sometimes all 3 of these conditions happen simultaneously!  RSVP to Jill at serenitymassage@q.com or 270-0030 to attend.  Cost is a free-will donation, and the average donation is $5/person.

Do you find your mind going a million miles a minute? Do you have trouble sleeping? Do you have problems focusing? If you answered yes to any of these questions, then meditation may be for you. Join us from 1-1:30 today, Friday February 22, at Serenity Massage for meditation class. No prior meditation experience necessary. RSVP to Jill at serenitymassage@q.com or 270-0030. Relax, breathe deeply, and savor the moment!

There are only a few days left in February to reserve your Couples Massage Package.  Relax, breathe deeply, and savor the moment TOGETHER!  -Jill 🙂

Have I mentioned before we have HEATED massage tables?

And now these three remain: faith, hope, and love; but the greatest of these is love. -1 Corinthians 13:30

Massage gift certificates make a great Valentine gift.  Click above to make it happen!

If you judge people, you have no time to love them.  -Mother Teresa

Be kind, be honest, be loving, be true; and all of these things will come back to you.

Couples Massage Packages are REALLY popular – the more notice you give us the better to get your desired time and add-on.  -Jill 🙂

The first 10 couples to book their Valentine’s Day couples massage package (on Valentine’s Day or any Saturday in February) receive a $10 Cosi Cucina Italian Grill gift card!

Do your muscles need soothing from the aches of winter? Massage appointments are available today (Wednesday) between now and 4:30!

Our next meditation class will be Friday February 22 from 1-1:30.  No prior meditation experience is necessary.  Free-will donation.  RSVP to Jill at 270-0030 or serenitymassage@q.com

Need to thaw out?  We have heated massage tables!!!

Looking to do something special for Valentines month?  It’s never to early to book your couples massage!  The sooner the better for best pricing and availability.

Our next meditation class will be Tuesday January 22 from 1-1:30.  RSVP to Jill at 270-0030 or serenitymassage@q.com

Be who you are, and say what you feel.  For those who mind don’t matter, and those who matter don’t mind.  -Dr. Seuss

Merry Christmas Week!  Jill will be unavailable for massages 12/24-12/26.

Balance is key when it comes to good health.  Plan a mix of fun time with friends and family as well as some quiet time to reflect this holiday season.

Are you behind on your holiday shopping?  Make shopping a stress-free experience with Serenity Massage gift certificates.  Click on the flyer above or ask Jill about holiday gift certificate specials!

Peace begins with a smile.  -Mother Teresa

FREE chair massages will be happening for Central College students in Pella at the student center this Sunday December 9th from 7-10pm as part of their pre-finals winter party.  Relax, breathe deeply, and de-stress with chair massages and other relaxing activities!

We will be holding a meditation class on Tuesday December 18th from 1-1:30. Learn to relax your mind, relax your body, and do deep breathing. Class is free (donations are accepted and the average donation is $5/person). RSVP to Jill at 270-0030 or serenitymassage@q.com

Do you or someone you know attend Iowa State University? Stop by for a free chair massage in Parks Library in the rotunda area between 1 & 4 on Monday, Wednesday or Friday 12/3, 12/5 & 12/7 for some stress relief during finals week. This is part of the Barks with Parks event, and there will be therapy dogs there as well as chair massages from Jill.

Did time get away from you and you want a massage but didn’t plan ahead? Serenity Massage is above average in accommodating last-minute massage requests. Call 515-270-0030 today and relax, breathe deeply, and savor the moment!

We must be the change we want to see in the world.  -Ghandi

What do heated massage tables and a wood oven grill have in common? They are both part of the Holiday Special at Serenity Massage! Buy a one-hour massage gift certificate, and receive a $10 gift certificate to Cosi Cucina Italian Grill. Buy $100 in gift certificates, and receive a $20 gift certificate to Cosi Cucina. Let your stress melt away on our heated massage tables, then continue the relaxation with dinner in the inviting atmosphere of Cosi Cucina as the warmth of the wood oven grill greats you as you walk in.  This cannot be combined with another offer, and is good while supplies last.

No one can make you feel inferior but yourself.

Join us for meditation class on Tuesday November 6 from 1-1:30.  No meditation experience necessary.  Free-will donation (average donation is $5/person).  RSVP to Jill .

Traveling to or through Des Moines?  Make sure to take stretch breaks along the trip, or better yet – get a massage.  We can make short-notice massages happen.  Give us a call. Leave a message if you reach voicemail as we don’t interrupt sessions to answer the phone. Please give as much notice as possible and a time range that works for you. 515-270-0030

Appreciate simple beauty today. -Jill