Here are a few of my tried & true places to go for regular, affordable massage therapy 'over the bridge' in Marin County...
Bodywise - 415.459.6333
1566 4th Street, San Rafael
Skilled, professional practitioners offer Swedish or "Deep Swedish" at super-affordable rates ($64 for 75 minutes of Deep Swedish)... Student practitioners available at lower cost.
Pros: High quality work at very reasonable cost; easy parking; very friendly, caring and knowledgable staff
Cons: Open-ceilinged rooms so you cannot talk with your therapist during your session; no shower facilities
Mill Valley Massage - 415.381.1855
61 Camino Alto Ste 102 (Safeway Shopping Center Complex)
Experienced, professional therapists available for Swedish ($54/hour) or Specialty/Deep massage ($59/hour)
Pros: Charming, efficient staff; locations in Mill Valley and, now, San Rafael; open 7 days
Cons: No shower facilities
Frogs Hot Tubs & Massage - 415.45FROGS
10 School Street, Fairfax
Hot tubs, saunas, and massage therapy ($65/hour)
Pros: Open late!!; tubs and sauna available; shower facilities available
Cons: Some of the treatment rooms are open-ceilinged, so occasionally you can hear a too-chatty client next door
Institute of Conscious Bodywork/Alive & Well - 415.945.9945
150 Nellen Avenue, Corte Madera www.alivewell.com
Massage therapy school student clinic... advanced students offer low-cost massage while attaining their required clinic hours ($35/Level 1, $42/Level 2 for 50 minutes)
Pros: Very affordable massage from one of the best massage programs around
Cons: Remember, they're students...