Who We Are

My name is Ray Blount and I am the owner of First Hand Experience Professional Massage Studio. I am Nationally Certified (332108-00), State Licensed (MT000031), have more than 10 years massage experience in the Atlanta Area, and specialize in therapeutic massage, sports massage, and reflexology. There are many reasons for you to consider massage therapy, but with a therapeutic massage my goal is to bring your body back to its natural pain-free balance.

First Hand Experience is a full service therapeutic massage therapy studio offering Swedish, deep tissue, hot stone, sports, myofascial release and Thai (mostly stretching) modalities. Ray Blount You can expect the first massage session to last about 90 minutes. During the first massage appointment we will get a detailed medical history, work with you to determine any issues that may need addressed, and then begin your customized massage.

Massage sessions start at $90 per hour with discounts for various professions. Volume and referral discounts are also available. Sessions can be booked as little as 48 hours in advance...Read More

Benefits of Massage


  • Decreasing pain Massage Table
  • Reducing anxiety and stress
  • Improving range of motion
  • Decreasing carpal tunnel symptoms
  • Reducing muscle soreness
  • Promoting tissue regeneration
  • Easing withdrawal symptoms
  • Treating cancer-related fatigue
  • Easing labor pain and stress
  • Relieving migraine pain

     

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Click Here to schedule an appointment or Call 404-226-3590

In order to better serve your schedule, First Hand Experience is open for massage by appointment only. Taking this approach allows us to be open 7 days a week and available between the hours of 10am to 10pm. The calendar below shows our current availability. We ask that if you have to reschedule or cancel an appointment for any reason that you provide at least 24 hours notice.

Directions: Turn off of Piedmont Rd, using the driveway between Papa Johns and Saigon Basil. Continue down the hill passing the mailboxes and dumpsters on your left. Park between the D and E buildings. If you are facing the D building, Suite 480 will be to the left of the stairwell.

A larger version of the calendar below can be found by click here: Larger Calendar

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Affiliations

Being a small business in the massage industry comes with inherent responsibilities. While our first priority is to our clients, we also realize that we can improve the well-being of all those around us by being actively involved in the community. This theory of giving back and improving the well-being of others is at the core of massage, and at the core of our business. We belong to many affiliate groups, community organizations, affinity groups, and regularly donate to local charities...Click Here for a full list of our community affiliations.
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Directions: Turn off of Piedmont Rd, using the driveway between Papa Johns and Saigon Basil. Continue down the hill passing the mailboxes and dumpsters on your left. Park between the D and E buildings. We are located on the first floor, and Suite 480 will be directly in front of you to the left of the stairwell.
In the News:

The Health Benefits of Massages

Is massage just for pampering or does it have true biological effects? A recent study showed muscles rebounded better if massaged after exercising to exhaustion. Andrea Petersen on Lunch Break has details on Lunch Break. Read the full article from the Wall Street Journal here...