our mission

At Written on the Body we strive to create a calm and healing atmosphere for massage and acupuncture to make each and every client leave their treatment feeling transformed. In this world full of stresses and limited time to take care of ourselves, we realize how important the moments that our clients spend here really are.

We love what we do and believe that everyone should have the opportunity to incorporate complimentary therapies into their health care plan.

our story

Written on the Body was founded by Julie Campbell, a Licensed Massage Therapist, OR#15892. Julie was born and raised in a small Indiana town full of cows, cornfields and amazing people.

She always had itchy feet and at the ripe young age of 23 she and her 4 year old daughter Lexxi drove cross country to their damp new home in Olympia,WA. After graduating from The Evergreen State College with a BA in Psychology Julie and Lexxi still had a bad case of wandering souls and so they and their amazing friend Rosey caught a plane to St. Thomas in the USVI.

Paradise, yes in many ways it was! While there Julie met up with a new friend who was always coming up with fun new ways to make money named Jessica. Jessica and Julie formed a little business doing hand and foot massages for tourists on the beach, Coki Beach to be exact, and that is where this all began.

After two years in the islands the ladies once again felt the winds pulling at their sleeves so onward they went. Eventually they landed in Portland, OR where Julie’s dream was able to blossom into reality. Written on the Body Massage and Acupuncture has become a place of peace and healing for the community of North and Northeast Portland with compassionate and skilled therapists who truly love what they do.

reviews &

testimonies

Reviews

“Best massage therapist I ever have experienced in over 40 years of receiving massages! Very professional and knew what my body needed. I will definately go back again! Heated massage table also very comfortable in cool weather.”

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“Fantastic! Lovely, immediately comfortable atmosphere, excellent service. I loved it, and signed up for a monthly membership on the spot. Thanks for calling this business to my attention, Groupon!”

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“We had some of the best massages we have had in our lives. Massage therapy is such a great way to relax and rejuvenate from the busy, stress-filled lives we tend to leave. Thanks so much for a great experience!”

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“This is my all time favorite place to get a massage! The hot stone treatments are my favorite but I have tried several styles and several therapists and I have always been very pleased and left feeling very relaxed. The essential oil add on is very relaxing also. I would highly recommend Written on the Body Massage..they are at the top of my massage list!” -Julia Mortlock, ND, LAc November 19th, 2013

Thank you Lisa for a wonderful hot stone massage.” – March 15, 2013

“Enjoyed my massage. Comfortable and very relaxing. I would recommend.” – February 10, 2013

“KEEP UP THE GOOD WORK” – February 04, 2013

“Great massage” – January 28, 2013

“Thanks! Awesome service!” – December 19, 2012

“It was a great experience. I particularly appreciated the wiping off of most of the oil on my back with a hot cloth. That’s one part of getting a massage I don’t much like, usually – putting my clothes on over the oil – so that helped a lot and was a really nice touch. Thanks for a great massage too!” – October 19, 2012