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Who are we?

We are a Massage Therapy and Yoga Instruction business in Uptown, Chicago near Sunnyside Ave and Sheridan Ave.  

Please note that we follow a 24 hour cancellation policy. This means, that if you wish to reschedule or cancel your appointment, please contact us with a minimum of 24 hours notice. A same day cancellation will incur a 50% cancellation fee and a no call, no show will incur a 100% cancellation fee.


Hourly Massage Rate

Starting at $80

Discounts available:

Client Referrals

Birthday Discounts

Advanced Scheduling


Other services

Thai Yoga Massage

Private Yoga Lessons


Heated Oil

For more information, see sections below.

Rates: (regular rate/Advanced*/Advanced and Prebooked**)

Enjoy our relaxing and therapeutic table massage, starting at 


This includes a mixture of Swedish Massage, Deep Tissue, basic craniosacral, reflexology, lymphatic drainage. 

  • 60 Minutes ($80/$75/$70)

  • 90 Minutes ($120/$112.50/$105)

  • 120 Minutes ($160/$150/$140)


Warm and relax your muscles with our


Hot Stone Massage

Let us ease your tension away with heated basalt stones. This relaxes the muscles making the deeper tissue work easier and more effective. 

  • 90 Minute ($160/$150/$140)

  • 120 Minute ($200/$187.50/$175)


Want to try something a little different? Try our

Thai Massage

This form of massage is done on a padded mat on the floor, performed over clothing, and incorporates yogic stretching, compressions, breathing techniques, traction, and trigger point therapy. We also incorporate burning Nag Champa incense when appropriate. 

  • 60 minute ($90/$85/$80)


*Advanced Scheduling: Massage appointment is scheduled at least one week in advance. 

**Prebook Scheduling: Massage appointment is scheduled before client leaves from previous appointment. 

In addition to massage, we also offer private yoga lessons.

Styles of yoga taught: Power Vinyasa Flow. Vinyasa is the act of linking one breath to one movement. A moving mediation. As such, in these classes, we will focus a lot on breathing and moving through the poses in a linking flow.

Benefits of yoga: "Learn more about the physical and mental benefits of starting a regular yoga practice, and how it can help you cultivate greater strength, flexibility, awareness, and inner peace" - Yoga Alliance


Private Yoga Lesson

A hour session where we guide you through a personalized yoga flow, working your areas of focus. We will also provide you with lots of hands on assists, guiding you more accurately into the postures.

  • One person: $50

  • Two People: $70

  • Three People: $90



A Private Yoga Class is when there are four or more students, which will be a flat $100 rate for an hour class. Students must be able to host class or arrange for a suitable location.

James E Cummings II, Owner, Massage Therapist, Yoga Instructor

James E Cummings II L.M.T., R.Y.T.

A highly skilled professional, James is a passionate and experienced massage therapist and yoga instructor.

James studied massage therapy at Associates for Integrative Health in Bloomington, IN, graduating in August 2010. After graduating from AIH, he took up a job with Bright Chiropractic as a Massage Therapist for 6 months. In May 2011, he moved to Chicago to work for Massage Envy in Lincoln Park.

During college, James took two semesters of hatha yoga at Indiana University prior to attending AIH. After moving to Chicago, he tried a few different styles of yoga including Hatha, Bikram, and Vinyasa. After attending some classes at Corepower Yoga, he decided to do the Power Yoga Teacher Training in February 2014, graduating in April 2014.

James started Cummings Wellness in it's current incarnation in January 2014.

The Numbers They Don't Lie

851 Hours of Massage Training

370 Hours of Yoga Training


What are People Saying About Us

Chad's testimonial
"James is extremely personable and attentive. He was effective in addressing all of my problem areas during my 90-minute session. He checked in often and made me feel at ease. He also was helpful in talking me through stretches and exercises I can do at home." — Chad W., Academic Coordinator
Pete's Testimonial
"James is always incredibly attentive, and works to ensure that your experience is excellent. Prior to starting he made sure to find out my trouble spots, and focused on those during the course of the massage. I left feeling relaxed and refreshed, and will definitely be seeing him again." — Pete E., Senior Systems Support Analyst
Zach's Testimonial
"Very attentive, and effective and quite knowledgable on how to continue what is needed to relax after each session! I highly recommend!" — Zach R
Rodney's Testimonial
"I have been using his massage services for a while now. Amazing!!! I recommend getting the 90 minute massage its well worth it. Being a cyclist in addition to a high stress sales career this is the ticket for me. All massages are done with the utmost care and profesionalism. His massages in addition to his coaching on various stretching techniques help me manage stress and trainng on a daily basis. I highly recommend his services."
— Rodney W., Service Solutions Specialist