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We Love Our City

The Florida School of Massage is located in Gainesville, adjacent to the stunning Paynes Prairie Preserve – a 21,000 acre wildlife refuge.

Devil's Millhopper Geological State Park

Devil's Millhopper Geological State Park

Performing Arts Center

Performing Arts Center

The Springs

The Springs

Wild Horses Paynes Prairie - FSM's Backyard

Wild Horses Paynes Prairie - FSM's Backyard

Bo Diddley Plaza

Bo Diddley Plaza

Paynes Prairie

Paynes Prairie

Kanapaha Botanical Gardens

Kanapaha Botanical Gardens

"The Swamp!"

Downtown Gainesville

Downtown Gainesville

Hippodrome State Theater

Hippodrome State Theater

Natural History Museum

Natural History Museum

Gainesville Art Festival

Gainesville Art Festival

Go Gators!

Go Gators!

Harn Museum

Harn Museum

Baughman Meditation Center

Baughman Meditation Center

Day trip

Day trip

Gainesville is a growing city and dynamic college town with:

  • The Curtis M. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts
  • The Florida State Natural History Museum
  • The Harn Gallery of Art
  • Two large hospitals
  • Health-related programs at Santa Fe College
  • The University of Florida Medical School
  • The University of Florida School of Veterinary Medicine
  • Extensive library facilities

Gainesville is a progressive city with many opportunities to explore spirituality, health and wellness:

  • Yoga, tai chi, Feldenkrais and meditation classes
  • Two colleges of Oriental medicine
  • A traditional midwifery school
  • Health food stores
  • Health clubs
  • Numerous churches, temples and spiritual centers of every tradition.

The city is close to the natural beauties of North Central Florida:

  • State parks for hiking and camping
  • Fresh cold water springs for tubing and canoeing
  • Miles and miles of developed bike and walking trails

Driving Directions:

From Downtown Gainesville:

Go south on 13th Street (Route 441) 1.5 miles past the intersection of Williston Road (Route 331). The school will be on the northbound side immediately following the intersection of 441 and SW 63rd Ave. Turn around at the next available u-turn (about 500 ft.) and make a right turn into the school parking lot.

From the North (Lake City, FL):

Take I-75 to exit 382 (Gainesville/Williston exit). Make a left turn at the end of the ramp at the traffic light and then make a right onto 34th Street/Rocky Point Road at the second traffic light. Follow this road to the end and make a right turn onto route 441. The school will be on the northbound side across from you. Turn around at the next available u-turn (about 500 feet) and make a right turn into the school parking lot.

From the South (Ocala, FL, Sarasota, FL , Orlando, FL):

Take I-75 to exit 382 (Gainesville/Williston exit). Make a left turn at the end of the ramp onto Williston Road and then make a right onto 34th Street/Rocky Point Road at the second traffic light. Follow this road to the end and make a right turn onto route 441. The school will be on the northbound side across from you. Turn around at the next available u-turn (about 500 feet) and make a right turn into the school parking lot.

From the East (Jacksonville, FL):

Take Route 10 West to Route 301 South. When you arrive in Waldo, follow signs for Route 24/Gainesville (exit is on the right). Route 24 will turn into Waldo Road. In about 15 miles, make a left turn at the traffic light onto Route 441 South (13th Street). In 1.5 miles the school will be on the northbound side immediately following the intersection of Route 441 and SW 63rd Ave. Turn around at the next available u-turn (about 500 ft.) and make a right turn into the school parking lot.

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