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All About
Damn Good


Our Story

Feel Damn Good was founded in the middle of 2020 during the lockdown, and although we had a slim chance of surviving as a business, we knew we had something special. 

We felt that Massage was an integral part of many peoples health and wellness journey and should be treated with a different level of professionalism and respect. Our first big feat was cutting out the idea of obligatory tipping. Our philosophy "If you don't tip your Doctor, or Chiropractor, how is a Massage Therapist different". Our Therapists are paid a living wage and treated as team members instead of employees. We are closer to a Co-Op than anything. 

Feel Damn Good is focused on keeping things simple for our clients, we never upsell for Cupping. Gus She, Oils, or Towels. We Believe massage is a form of health care and not just spa relaxation. Our therapists are prime examples of that, after years of working with clients who have chronic ailments, surgery recovery, and injury rehab and working hand in hand with physical therapists, doctors and more. 

FAQ's Highlight

Do I Pay Before My Session?

If this is your first time book with us, yes. We do require full payment when booking your first session. 

Are you a repeat client? Then we only require a 50% deposit for your session and you pay the rest after your session. 

What Does a Flat- Fee Mean? 

Our flat- fee policies means you only pay once and won't be upsold on any tools or add-ons your Therapist uses. This also goes for tipping, you are not obligated to offer additional gratuities for your session. 

Do You Have Free Parking? 

YES! We have a small lot off 5th street and free street parking along Pressler. We may be right in Downtown Austin, but we do want to make life easier on you. 

About Our Therapists

Our Massage Therapists are what separate us from the run of the mill chains and the feel good (for a day) Spas. 
Get to know them too! 

About Manda

A former dancer, Manda pays close attention to her client’s movement and posture. “It’s incredible, the story a body can tell a bodyworker as they walk through the door of a studio”. She addresses blocks in range of motion with both soft tissue work as well as deep stretching, all while incorporating breath work into sessions. Her work is slow and deep, allowing the muscles to unwind with a combination of pressure and patience. She approaches her clients with warmth and care, and employs a whole body & mind approach to bodywork.


Manda completed her initial massage training in 2000 at The Smith Institute. She has studied with institutions such as The Lauterstein Conway School, Texas Healing Arts and New Beginning School of Massage. She has specialized training in the low back and hip area (treating sciatica and piriformis syndrome) and relieving tension in the head, neck and jaw. 


She began her work in the destination wellness spa industry and has over the past decade focused on corrective bodywork, developing treatment plans for her clients. 

Moving into her 23rd year of massage, she continues to introduce distressed and tired bodies to the magic of freedom in movement.

Manda Levy

About Kevin

Kevin began his massage career in 2012 after finishing an extensive program in Denver, Colorado with an emphasis on structural integration. With his own life-long commitment to movement and function, Kevin has a keen eye in terms of identifying what, where, and how your body needs facilitating. 

Kevin's style is slow, attentive, and highly attuned. He's very well suited for athletes, those just entering their fitness journey, those needing injury management or recovery, as well as pain management and maintenance sessions. He specializes in hip, low back pain and sciatica, but his skills are certainly not limited to these.

Kevin Valias

About Kate

Kate graduated from a 500-hour program at Career Technical College in her hometown of Monroe, Louisiana in 2000. She's been a Licensed Massage Therapist for over 20 years and her passion for it still shows!


Kate's style combines proven problem-solving techniques and deep intuition based on her knowledge and understanding of human anatomy and physiology, creating a unique balance of clinical and compassionate massage therapy.  She is well versed in Deep Tissue, Fascial Release Techniques, Cupping Therapy, Sports Massage, Relaxation Massage, TMJ/Migraine treatment, and is certified in Prenatal Massage.  

"I love what I do, and I'd love to help you, whatever your treatment goals may be, from melting away the stresses of daily life to helping you recover from injury. I am dedicated to bringing you profound results, so trust in me, and know that you'll leave my table feeling totally renewed and rejuvenated."

Kate Everett

About Kat

Kat is both business owner and massage therapist for FDG.  She's a problem solver and giver at heart. These attributes lead her to exploring kinesiology, medical settings, and ultimately massage therapy.

Kat has developed her technique to involve lots of movement, fluidity, and assessment, deeply listening to the body and all it has to say.  

Kat has a Bachelor’s in Exercise Science from the University of Pittsburgh (2009) and graduated from New Beginning School of Massage's LMT program in Austin (2014). Immediately after graduating, she began a 6 month apprenticeship with successful and sought after therapist, Julia Traylor of Rise. Afterwards she worked with some of Austin's best therapists at Myo Massage, before moving to Generator Athlete Lab as one of the original therapists at the facility opening in September 2018. 


Kat transitioned from a solo out-call only practice to the single room studio for Feel Damn Good in the summer of 2020. FDG has grown since, and now occupies a beautiful three room studio on West 5th. 

Kat Augostini
Feel Damn Good Massage
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