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Rachel Beider at PRESS Massage in Dumbo Brooklyn

Rachel Beider at PRESS Massage in Dumbo Brooklyn

Rachel Beider

Rachel Beider is a business consultant, author, speaker, educator, and the proud owner of PRESS Modern Massage, a group of three award-winning massage studios in NYC. She is a New York Licensed Massage Therapist and a board certified NCBTMB continuing education provider.  Her work has been published in Forbes, Huffington Post, and she's been featured in Entrepreneur Magazine and the Wall St. Journal. She released her first book, a beginner’s guide to massage, called “Press Here” in January 2019. She began her consulting practice by working with clients in the wellness field who depended on her expertise and skills to help grow their businesses. Rachel started her own practice in 2008 with the intention of combining a medical based massage practice with the relaxing environment of a healing space. Her motto is “Delicious Pain, Not Scary Pain”. Since opening it's doors in 2008, Massage Williamsburg has seen over 30,000 individual clients. Rachel first studied massage in Thailand on a trip through India and Southeast Asia, becoming certified in Thai Massage at the famous WatPo School in Bangkok. Later she continued her education at the Swedish Institute, and became Licensed as a Massage Therapist. Rachel is certified in Prenatal Massage, and has taken the ALACE training to become a Professional Doula. She holds Certificates from the NY Institute of Aromatherapy and Ciniquieme Sans from Pratt. Rachel enjoys volunteering regularly. She is also a member of the AMTA, and sits on the Boards of Pacific College and the Swedish Institute.

Feedback from recent classes:

"She was terrific! A wealth of very helpful information, motivational, and fun!"

"Excellent course. Extremely informative and far exceeded my expectations."

"Rachel's lecture was great. I was really happy to hear from someone who is so successful, talented and driven. Was really happy she was sharing her experience and her insight with us." 

"Overall I really liked Rachel's enthusiasm her incredible hustling skills and positive thinking."

"I briefly thanked you after your presentation at Swedish Institute,  but I just wanted to send a personal note saying Thank You again for such an amazing evening!  I actually know and love a few of the books on your reading list but it is nothing like seeing some of those principles come to life in real action. I too left feeling very inspired and it was great to hear your experience!  I congratulate you on your current success but also wish the best for you in the future!"

"Just wanted to say thanks so much for the class last night.  Lots of good stuff to get our teeth into, and totally inspiring.  (I'm the one whose hand kept going up)"

"Thank you so much for your wonderful class yesterday. It was truly informative and also put some of my concerns at ease in regards to growing my practice. "

Rachel presenting at the Swedish Institute in NYC

Rachel presenting at the Swedish Institute in NYC


Rachel is NCBTMB certified and available for teaching continuing education by request.

Rachel is available for speaking engagements

Rachel is available for speaking engagements

Speaking Engagements

Rachel is available for speaking engagements. Please contact us here for more info.