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Discover the Hidden Gems of Buckman Through Deep Tissue Massage in Portland, OR

Have you ever strolled through the vibrant streets of Buckman in Portland, Oregon? As a local and a passionate massage therapist, I have had the pleasure of exploring this eclectic neighborhood, known for its artistic flair and historic charm. Nestled on the east side of the Willamette River, Buckman is a melting pot of creativity, with a wide array of galleries, shops, and restaurants waiting to be discovered.

Exploring the Heart of Buckman

One of my favorite spots in Buckman is the iconic Hawthorne Boulevard. Lined with quirky boutiques, cozy cafes, and vintage stores, this bustling street exudes a bohemian vibe that never fails to captivate me. As I walk down the sidewalk, the eclectic mix of architectural styles catches my eye, from historic Victorian homes to modern apartment buildings, each with its own unique charm.

“Exploring the streets of Buckman is like embarking on a treasure hunt, where every corner reveals a new gem waiting to be uncovered.”

Immerse Yourself in Relaxation at IMMERSE Modern Massage

IMMERSE Modern Massage is where I found my sanctuary in Buckman. Nestled in the heart of this vibrant neighborhood, IMMERSE offers a haven of tranquility amidst the hustle and bustle of city life. From Swedish massages to deep tissue treatments, their skilled therapists provide a personalized experience that rejuvenates both body and mind.

Unwinding in Nature’s Embrace

Just a stone’s throw away from Buckman lies the serene Laurelhurst Park. A verdant oasis in the midst of the city, this sprawling park beckons with its lush greenery, tranquil ponds, and meandering pathways. Whether it’s a leisurely picnic or a brisk jog, Laurelhurst Park offers the perfect escape from the urban hustle, allowing me to reconnect with nature and recharge my senses.

Getting Lost in Art and Culture

For art enthusiasts, a visit to the Pacific Northwest College of Art is a must. Housed in a historic building on Northwest Johnson Street, this prestigious institution showcases a diverse range of contemporary artworks by emerging talents. As I wander through the galleries, I am inspired by the creativity and imagination that permeate the spaces, reminding me of the rich artistic tapestry that defines Buckman.


Buckman is not just a neighborhood; it’s a vibrant tapestry of art, culture, and creativity waiting to be explored. And what better way to immerse yourself in its essence than with a soothing deep tissue massage at IMMERSE Modern Massage? So, whether you’re a local looking for relaxation or a visitor seeking new experiences, Buckman offers a unique blend of tranquility and excitement that will leave you refreshed and rejuvenated.

Author: Mason Palmer

Mason is a Portland native and master massage therapist in Portland, Oregon, with over 10,000 hours of hands on work. His expertise in deep tissue anatomy, myofascial release, and trauma-informed somatic therapy. He is also a 200-hour certified yoga instructor and has received Reiki Master level training from three different schools. Mason has explored various healing practices, including Mindfulness Meditation, Personal Training, Yoga, Qi Gong, Tai Chi, Ayurveda, and Chinese medicine, for over a decade. He is the author of “Energy Healing, One Truth Many Teachers” and is known for his proven track record for creating plans of care for his clients to overcome pain and discomfort in their body, and to make sure that pain doesn’t come back.

Mason Palmer

Founder / Author

Massage Therapist

IMMERSE Modern Massage