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Welcome to Dao Ruang

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Dao Ruang Thai Massage was established in 2014.  In Thai, Dao Ruang means “Marigold”, a culturally significant flower in Thailand. We endeavor to provide our clients with an authentic Thai experience, bringing a bit of Thailand to the East Bay. Though specializing in Thai massage, we are trained in other modalities, giving clients a range of options according to their personal needs and preferences. A high-quality experience and exceptional client satisfaction are at the heart of our practice and we are committed to the principles of honesty, integrity, and respect for others.

We offer a wide range of massage services including Traditional Thai Massage, Thai Aroma Massage, Swedish Massage, Deep Tissue Massage, Thai Therapeutic Massage, Thai Herbal Ball Massage, Thai Foot Reflexology Massage, and more.

We look forward to welcoming you at our Piedmont Avenue location in Oakland, CA.

Please feel free to call us at 510-823-2343 or schedule your own appointment online!

What is Thai Massage?

Thai massage” or “Thai yoga massage” is an ancient healing system combining acupressure, Indian Ayurvedic principles, and assisted yoga postures. The receiver will be positioned in a variety of yoga-like positions during the course of the massage, that is also combined with deep static and rhythmic pressures, blending yoga postures with acupressure and reflexology.

The Benefits of Thai Massage

Massage of all types is often used to relieve stress and protect against stress-related health issues. It is also said to boost energy and improve range of motion and flexibility. Thai massage, in particular, is said to benefit or ameliorate many different health problems. Specifically, it may:

• Relieve tension headaches

• Reduce types of back pain (typically subacute and chronic nonspecific back pain)

• Relieve muscle pain and spasticity as well as joint stiffness and pain

• Increase flexibility and range of motion

• Stimulate circulation and lymphatic drainage

• Boost energy

• Calm the nervous system

• Releases tension from muscles

• Relieves stress

• Relaxing and yet invigorating

• Releases tightness and stiffness

• Stimulates the nervous system

• Increases energy flow

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8 Massage Treatments and 6 Combos

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Note: If paying “in-store”, please do not use Venmo or other “cash apps” due to fraudlent activity.  We also highly recommend that you do not pay in cash, except for tips.  Thank you.

1. Traditional Thai Massage

Available for couples

TTMPerformed on a mat, rather than on a table, Thai massage combines yoga-like stretching with massage of the muscles, tendons, pressure points and energy lines, or Sen. We provide loose-fitting garments to wear.

2. Thai Foot ​Reflexology

FootUses hands, fingers, thumbs, knuckles, and a rounded wooden stick with lotion and/or oil. Massaging up to the knee, Thai Foot Reflexology Massage helps to eliminate energy blockages to different parts of the body, including organs and glands.

3. Deep Tissue

Available for couples

DeepTissueEspecially helpful for chronic aches and pains and contracted areas such as stiff neck and upper back, low back pain, leg muscle tightness, and sore shoulders. The technique is similar to classic massage therapy, but is slower, and pressure is deeper and concentrated on areas of tension and pain.

4. Thai Aroma

Available for couples

ThaiAromaA combination of Traditional Thai Massage and essential oils to heighten one’s sense of relaxation and wellness.

5. Swedish

Available for couples

SwedishThe technique of kneading and rubbing parts of the body to increase circulation and promote deep relaxation. This massage is performed on a massage table, and the client is disrobed, under a towel.

6. Thai Herbal Ball

Available for couples

ThaiHerbal Combines Traditional Thai Massage with heated herbal compresses. The herbal compresses are filled with various traditional aromatic Thai herbs like basil, plai, kaffir lime, turmeric, camphor, etc., specifically combined to reduce pain and inflammation.

7. Thai Therapeutic

By appointment only
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TherapeuticCombines Traditional Thai Massage and Therapeutic Massage in order to focus on the clients’ individual needs, such as problem areas, pain or tightness in particular areas of the body. Though targeted, it is still a whole-body massage. This massage is peformed on a mat and clients are provided with loose-fitting pants. A loose-fitting shirt is optional.

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8. Thai Combination

Available for couples

CombinationCombines Traditional Thai Massage with Deep Tissue Massage. While Traditional Thai Massage is performed without oil, our Thai Combination Massage combines the techniques of Deep Tissue with the age old techniques of Traditional Thai Massage. A unique experience!

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Signature Services

9. Dao Ruang Combo

Available for couples

DaoRuangDao Ruang Combo include Thai Foot Reflexology + Swedish Massage + Thai Herbal Ball Massage.

10. Jasmine Combo

Available for couples

JasmineJasmine Combo include Thai Foot Reflexology + Traditional Thai Massage + Thai Herbal Ball Massage.

11. Orchid Combo

Available for couples

OrchidOrchid Combo include Thai Foot Reflexology + Thai Aroma Massage + Thai Herbal Ball Massage.

12. Lotus Combo

Available for couples

LotusLotus Combo include Deep Tissue Massage + Thai Herbal Ball Massage + Thai Foot Reflexology Massage.

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Package Discounts

13. Package Discounts

TTMPurchase a package of 5 or 10 massages and get a great discount! Mix and match massage styles!

14. Gift Certificate

CombinationPurchase a specific massage treatment or a dollar amount certificate for someone you care about. Print it yourself or send a beautiful PDF by email on the date of your choice!

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Studio Location and Hours

Dao Ruang Thai Massage Studio:
4223 Piedmont Ave. Oakland, CA 94611
Every day from 10am to 7pm
Call (510) 823-2343
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Intake Form

    Prior to your massage, please remove contact lenses and jewelry. Please speak softly and kindly turn off your cell phone.

    If this is your fist visit, kindly complete medical information below (* = required):

    First Name*

    Last Name*




    Have you ever had a traditional Thai massage before?* YesNo

    Are you pregnant?* YesNo

    Do you have diabetes?* YesNo

    Do you suffer from joint swelling?* YesNo

    Do you have any allergies (including allergies to lotions, oils, scents, or ointments)?* YesNo
    Please specify:

    Do you have any contagious diseases?* YesNo

    Do you have any skin conditions?* YesNo

    Do you bruise easily?* YesNo

    Do you have any tingling, numbness, or stabbing pins anywhere?* YesNo
    Please specify:

    Have you had any surgeries?* YesNo
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    Do you have any medical conditions, or are you taking any medications I should know about?* YesNo
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    Do you have tension or soreness (including sprains/strains) in specific area?* YesNo
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    Do you have any other concerns I should be aware of?* YesNo
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    Optional Information:
    How did you hear about Dao Ruang Thai Massage? Internet searchYELPOther
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    It is the clients responsibility to state all medical conditions and to inform Dao Ruang Thai Massage of any change in health status.

    Please review the following information and sign at the bottom:

    I understand that massage therapy is provided for stress reduction, relaxation, relief from muscular tension, and improvement of circulation and energy flow. I understand that there are no guarantees for recovery and I also understand that massage therapy is non-sexual in nature and any advancement made will terminate the massage, and I will be charged the full amount of the massage.

    If I experience pain or discomfort during the session, I will immediately inform my therapist so the pressure/strokes/temperature of Thai herbal ball can be adjusted to my level of comfort. I will not hold my therapist responsible for any pain or discomfort I experience after the session.

    I understand that the services offered today are not a substitute for medical care. I understand that my therapist is not qualified to perform spinal of skeletal adjustment, diagnose, prescribe, or threat physical or mental illness.

    I affirm that there shall be no liability the therapist's part should I forget to do so.

    Digital Signature* (name):



    Terms & Conditions (Cancellation Policy)

    We ask that you arrive at least 5-10 minutes prior to your appointment to fill out a short intake form. However, you may also fill in an intake form online. When you book an appointment, we require a credit card to hold your appointment, but your card is not charged. We understand that delays and unforeseen changes happen. If you're running late please let us know as soon as possible by calling510-823-2343. If you arrive late, we'll try our best to accommodate your full appointment; however, please understand that in order to avoid delays for subsequent clients, we may be forced to shorten your massage session if there are other clients with appointments following yours.

    We require your credit card information when booking appointments. We do this because we are a small establishment, and if someone does not show up or call to cancel at least 3 hours before the scheduled appointment, then that time slot is no longer available for other clients. Because of this, any no-shows or cancellations made 3 hours or less before a scheduled appointment will be charged a $30 cancellation fee. Therefore, If you are running late, please let us know as soon as possible. We may be able to accommodate you, or reschedule you without any charges.

    If you have already paid in full for your session, we will retain $30 + bank/processing fees, and refund the rest to your card. In order to avoid unnecessary charges, please contact us by phone as soon as you know that there is a scheduling issue. We will do our best to accommodate you or reschedule you!

    Return/Refund Policy

    Refunds are allowed for UNUSED "Series" only. However, Dao Ruang Traditional Thai Massage may exercise its discretion in offering refunds, sales voids, complimentary services, etc.

    Privacy Policy

    Dao Ruang Traditional Thai Massage has a strong commitment to providing excellent service to all of our guests and visitors of our Web and Booking sites, including respecting your concerns about privacy. The purpose of this privacy policy is to inform you what personal information we may collect from you, how we use such information, and the choices you have regarding our use of, and your ability to review and correct this information. If, after reviewing this police you have any privacy questions or concerns, please send an email to office@daoruang.com or you may contact us at 1.510.823.2343 directly.


    Visitors who browse this Web site do so on an anonymous basis. This means that, unless you voluntarily and knowingly provide us with information, we will not know your identity, your e-mail address, or any other information identifiable to you. We may track the Internet domain address from which people visit us and analyze this data for trends and statistics, but individual users will remain anonymous, unless you voluntarily tell us who you are.


    Our Web site makes only limited use of “cookie” technology. “Cookies” are strings of text that a Web site transmits to a user's computer. Cookies enable a website to keep track of a user's preferences and activities relating to that website. Generally, we use cookies to remind us of who you are, tailor our products and services to suit your personal interests, estimate our audience size, assist our online merchants to track visits to and sales at our sites and to process your order, track your status in our promotions, contests and sweepstakes, and/or analyze your visiting patterns. If you do not wish to receive these cookies, you may set your browser to reject the cookies, although doing so may affect your ability to perform certain transactions on our Web site.

    Collecting Information

    When we need to collect personally identifiable information from you, it is strictly to provide you with information relating to a particular service or purchase, such as purchasing/redeeming gift certificates and massage bundles ("series"), opting in/out to our email community (email, SMS messages, etc.), and registering to participate in contests, sweepstakes or promotions, we will ask you to voluntarily supply us with the information needed to complete your request. This may include but is not limited to your name, shipping/billing address, phone numbers, email addresses, credit card information, birth date, gender, occupation, medical information pertinent to your appointment, and personal interests. Whether or not to provide such information is completely your own choice. However, electing not to provide the information requested, you may be unable to purchase products, or access certain services, offers and content on our web site. We will use your email address to send confirmations and, if necessary, might use the other information to contact you for help in processing your requests.

    This Web site is not intended for minors and we do not knowingly solicit or collect personally identifiable information from minors. We urge parents and guardians to participate in their children's online activities and use parental control or other web filtering technology to supervise their access to the web.

    Use of Information

    We use the personal information you provide for internal purposes, such as confirming and tracking your appointments and orders, subscriptions or registrations, analyzing trends and statistics, informing you of our new products, services and offers, and providing you with information from and about Dao Ruang Traditional Thai Massage. To serve you better, we may combine information you give us online or in our brick & mortar location. We may also combine that information with publicly available information and information we receive from other companies we have partnered with. We use that combined information to enhance and personalize your shopping experience with us, to communicate with you about our products and events that may be of interest to you, and for other promotional purposes.

    We may contract with companies or persons to provide certain services including credit card processing, shipping, data management, promotional services, etc. We provide these providers with the information needed for them to perform these services.

    Although very unlikely, in certain instances we may disclose your personal information when we have reason to believe that it is necessary to identify, contact or bring legal action against persons or entities who may be causing injury to you, to Dao Ruang Traditional Thai Massage, or to others. We may also disclose your personal information when the law requires it.

    Updating and Opt-Out Information | If you prefer not to receive information or would like to update your contact information for Dao Ruang Traditional Thai Massage, please let us know by calling us at 1-510-823-2343 or by sending an email to office@daoruang.com . Please be sure to include your email address, mailing address, full name, and specifically what information you do not want to receive.

    It is our intention to only send you email communications that will be useful to you and that you want to receive. At your sole choice, you may join the Email Community by providing your name, postal and email address. We use a third party e-mail service provider to send emails. This service provider is prohibited from using your email address for any purpose other than to send Dao Ruang Traditional Thai Massage-related email. Anytime you receive an email about special offers or promotions you will be provided the choice to opt-out of future emails.

    Please note that any requests to remove or update your personal information may take up to 2-4 weeks to complete your request.


    We take precautions, including use of sophisticated encryption and authentication tools, to secure and protect the integrity and safety of your personal information that you share with us. Unfortunately, however, no data transmission over the Internet can be guaranteed to be 100% secure. As a result, while we strive to protect your personal information, we cannot guarantee or warrant the security of any information you transmit to or from our web sites, and you do so at your own risk. Our booking site and payment processor protects all personal and financial information collected online using "https" (SSL Secured sites). Please refer to Booker.com's Privacy Policy (https://www.booker.com/privacy-policy) and Booker.com's Security Policy (https://www.booker.com/security-policy) for more information.

    Third Party Site Links

    Our web site and/or our booking page may contain links to web sites operated and maintained by third parties, over which we have no control. Dao Ruang Traditional Thai Massage is only responsible for the privacy statement and content of this Web site (excluding our booking site - Booker.com). We are not responsible for the privacy practices or the use of cookies on Web sites that you have accessed through ours. You should always read the privacy policy of a linked site before disclosing any personal information on such site.

    Policy Changes

    In the event we need to change our privacy policy in whole or in part, we will post those changes here. Those changes will go into effect immediately. The new policy will apply to all current and past users of our web site and will replace any prior policies that are inconsistent. This policy was posted July 31, 2018.