Colorful. Qualified. Calm.

 

Muggymoose specializes in Thai Yoga Bodywork, Massage, Essential Oils, Principle Based Partner Yoga and Restorative Yoga.  We are located in downtown Duluth.  

Ready to schedule an appt now? Visit our Online Scheduler.

 

 
Thai Bodywork session

Thai Bodywork

Healing through ancient modalities

The first studio in the area to offer Thai Bodywork to the public. During these unique and intimate sessions, clients experience rhythmic massage, deep stretching, assisted Yoga poses, and acupressure along the Thai Meridians knowns as Sen Lines. Learn what to expect from a Thai Bodywork session. 

Massage Therapy in downtown Duluth

Massage

experience relief with certified therapists

An integrative experience which adapts to a clients individual needs. May include deep tissue, sports massage, relaxation massage, AromaTouch, myofascial release, pregnancy massage, and swedish massage techniques. We are committed to the health of the human body / mind / soul. 

 
Muggymoose Massage yoga session

Yoga

A chance to ground and to play

We offer classes and private sessions in Principle Based Partner Yoga, Restorative Yoga, Essential Yoga and Thai Yoga Bodywork.

Margaret teaches classes at Yoga North and is available to teach classes at your site.  Her primary classes are Essential Yoga, Thai Restoration, Yogi Date Nights, Thai Bodywork for Partners, and Essential Oils 101.

Visit the Classes tab to learn more about upcoming classes. 

Essential Oils for massage and home use

Essential Oils

Therapeutic Quality essential Oils

The essential oils available at Muggymoose are of the highest quality available. They are gently and carefully distilled from plants that have been harvested by experienced growers from around the world for ideal extract composition and efficacy. Experienced essential oil users immediately recognize the superior quality standard for naturally safe, purely effective therapeutic-grade essential oils.

Essential Oils are enjoyed during massage sessions, taught about in classes, and available for purchase at the studio or online. Inquire to learn more

Welcoming & Warm

 

Muggymoose is located right in the heart of downtown Duluth in the Hunter Building which includes class space for oil consults, a dedicated table massage room, and a special suite dedicated to Thai Bodywork. The space is welcoming, private, and easy to find. The treatments are high quality, personalized, and therapeutic.  

 

Margaret Harstad

Margaret Harstad, Massage Therapist Duluth MN

Margaret Harstad is the owner, a massage therapist and an educator at Muggymoose. She continues to study Thai Bodywork, Massage, Yoga,  Essential Oils and Ayurveda with teachers in the United States and Thailand. This includes over 500 hours of training in Thai Massage, over 1000 hours in traditional massage and 400 in Hatha and Principle Based Partner Yoga. Recent education includes the addition of Essential Oils and Ayurveda. 

Margaret has completed training with Touchstone Healing Arts School of Massage in Vermont, Principle Based Partner Yoga's Elysabeth Williamson of California, Bob Hadaad of the Thai Healing Alliance, Pichest Boonthumme of Chiang Mai, Thailand, Tanya Boigenzahn of Minneapolis, DoTerra Essential Oils of Salt Lake City, Utah and Yoga North of Duluth, Minnesota.  She is also currently enrolled in the Ayurvedic Specialist Program with Kathryn Templeton of the Himalayan Institute of Honesdale, Pennsylvania.  

Prior to the field of massage, Margaret worked as an Elementary Art Teacher, a sailing and climbing guide for the National Outdoor Leadership School, a Naturalist for Hennepin Parks, and owned an Outdoor Food Company creating culinary delights for outdoor travel.  She wanted to turn back to her first major in college (nutrition) and work on educating others in keeping their bodies beautiful inside and out, so they can move with grace in this life and beyond.  She feels lucky and honored every day she comes to her studio to work with this amazing community.  

She has lived in Duluth since 2004 with her husband, Hansi, and their son, Tae.  They enjoy involvement in the Duluth outdoors, including mountain biking, Nordic and Alpine skiing, running, canoeing, and more. Other joys include cooking, gardening, yoga, running her business, and spending time in nature.  

Margaret has certifications as a Certified Massage Therapist, a Registered Thai Therapist, a Principle Based Partner Yoga Teacher, a Registered Yoga Teacher and values the integrity of training and certification. She is registered in all the modalities she practices on clients.   

 

Emily Ostos

Emily Ostos, massage therapist

Emily is a Licensed Massage Therapist and Certified Yoga Instructor. She has completed 600 hours of study in Massage Therapy at Lake Superior College, and is looking forward to continuing her education in Ashiatsu and Thai Bodywork in the future. She has developed an adaptive touch, specific to each individual's needs, while integrating Myofascial Release, Swedish, and Deep Tissue techniques, with a creative, relaxing flow. She is also available for for Myofascial Sessions.

Emily studied and received her 200 hour Hatha Yoga certification at the Sivananda Ashram of Netala, India. She teaches a slower, thoughtful style of vinyasa, that focuses on organic alignment and breath, along with SUP Yoga in summer months. Her love and passion for holistic healing through movement and intention are apparent on both the mat and massage table.

Born in Venezuela and raised in Louisiana, Emily spent years chasing adventures and backpacking across the globe. She found a home in Duluth, on the beautiful shores of Lake Superior in 2008. In her free time, she enjoys yoga, cooking, creating art of any kind, singing, and playing outside with friends, loved ones, and her dog, Vera. To find out more about Emily and her eclectic vinyasa yoga classes, visit Padma Duluth.

An Appointment for Calm

 

Visit our Online Scheduler to find a time that works for you. 

 
 
 

Session Hours

Monday - Saturday, by appointment

Monday 9:00am - 3:00pm

Tuesday 9:00am - 7:30pm

Wednesday 9:00am - 3:00pm

Thursday 9:00am - 7:30pm

Friday 9:00am - 3:00pm 

Saturday 12:00pm - 2:00pm

Session Prices

Table Massage

$75 / sixty minute massage
$105 / ninety minute massage
$140 / two hour massage
 

Thai Bodywork

$85 / sixty minute thai bodywork
$125 / ninety minute thai bodywork
$160 / two hour thai bodywork

$240 / three hour thai bodywork
$320 / four hour thai bodywork

 

myofascial Release

$85 / sixty minute myofascial release
$125 / ninety minute myofascial release

 

Aromatouch Massage

$60 / fifty minute massage

 

PARTNER YOGA PRIVATE SESSION

$170 / two hour partner yoga
$255 / three hour partner yoga
$340 / four hour partner yoga

 

PAYMENT, GIFT CERTIFICATES, AND PACKAGES

Credit Cards, Cash or Checks accepted. City & State tax will be added at time of purchase. Contact the office to purchase a gift certificate.

PACKAGE PRICING: Purchase four or more sessions and receive 10% off. Book a session back-to-back with a friend/partner, and receive 10% off. 

 

Cancellation Policy

Prior to scheduling, please note our cancellation policy:  

We maintain a 24 hour cancellation policy. For appointments cancelled in less than 24 hours, you will be charged half your total fee of the session.

For no-shows, the client will be held responsible for the full session amount. If you are late to your session, please understand that we may not be able to give you the full time that you had booked. Thank you for your understanding.

 
Massage Therapy, Muggymoose Massage of Duluth

Looking for Info on Classes? 

We teach classes on yoga and oils too. Visit the Classes page to sign up. Some of the classes are onsite at muggymoose, and others are through partner studios. Prices vary. 

 

Interested in Essential Oils?

Quality essential oils are available for purchase through our studio. Contact us to schedule a consultation, or attend a class

Contact Us

For general inquiries, please email us through the form on this page. 

 

Scheduling

To schedule an appointment for services, please visit our Online Scheduler

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