Local Dentist and First Time Small Business Owner to Bring Premier Massage and Facial Spa Brand to the Northwest Suburb of Baltimore County

Owings Mills, Md. (June 01, 2023)Hand & Stone Massage and Facial Spa, the nation’s leading luxury massage and facial spa franchise, announced today the opening of its newest franchised location in Owings Mills. Located at 9934 Reisterstown Road Suite 18C, the new Hand & Stone Owings Mills spa is owned and operated by local dentist, Kim Birchen, DDS, who is also a first-time franchisee. With a passion for wellness the opening of his new spa, Dr. Birchen will bring Hand & Stone’s signature luxury spa experience to Owings Mills, making high-end spa services affordable and accessible to the northwest suburb of Baltimore County.

“Throughout my career in dentistry I have developed neck and back pain from the constant slouching over my patients chairs. The only solution to prolonging my career and subsiding my pain has been frequent massage therapy at Hand & Stone," said Dr. Kim Birchen, Owner of Hand & Stone Owings Mills. "As a Hand & Stone member, I have experienced the benefits firsthand of regular massages and spa visits that significantly aided my discomfort. I am excited to provide the people of Owings Mills and surrounding communities with those same wellness benefits our new location offers.”

The newest Hand & Stone in Owings Mills brings high-quality professional massage services, including Swedish, Himalayan Salt, Sports, Deep Tissue, Oncology and Prenatal massages to the Oak Creek community. Guests can also visit the new spa to enjoy Hand & Stone’s signature hot stone massage and best-in-class facial and hair removal treatments tailored to each individual's needs or skin concerns, with a wide-range of services available for women, men and teens.

Like all Hand & Stone spas nationwide, the new Owings Mills location offers advanced skincare and spa services that incorporate new technologies at the forefront of the wellness market to enhance each guest’s overall experience. These advanced services include Decompression Therapy massage, Diamond Glow facial, NuFACE microcurrent facial, Percussive Therapy massage and LED Phototherapy facial, as well as innovations such as CBD oil enhancements and partnerships with award-winning skincare lines Dermalogica® and ClarityRX (CBD offerings vary by market).

All Hand & Stone services are performed by experienced certified estheticians and Registered Massage Therapists. The brand’s commitment to guest experience has translated to an unparalleled level of expertise at each location, supported by best-in-class training and ongoing education resources. At Hand & Stone Owings Mills, members will have access to a team of wellness experts who specialize in providing exceptional skincare and massage treatments, ensuring a tranquil, relaxing, and comfortable environment.

The Owings Mills Hand & Stone spa is open Monday-Friday from 8 a.m. to 9 p.m., Saturday 9 a.m. to 8 p.m., and Sunday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. For more information about Hand & Stone’s massage and facial services or to schedule an appointment, call 443-410-4521 or visit https://handandstone.com/locations/MD-Owings-Mills.


Hand & Stone is a 550-plus unit massage and facial spa franchise with a mission to bring affordable, luxury spa services to all. Launched in 2004, Hand & Stone now has locations across 35 states and Canada. Each spa features best-in-class skincare treatments highlighting the latest in cosmetic technology. Available for women, men and teens, a wide range of services are tailored to each individual's needs or skin concerns. Hand & Stone facial treatments are performed by licensed estheticians, using top-of-the-line products backed by science including Dermalogica and ClarityRx Clinical Skin Care. The fastest-growing spa franchise in the country, Hand & Stone has been named No. 1 in the spa category by Entrepreneur Magazine in 2023, 2021 and 2020 and was ranked No. 8 on Forbes'Best Franchises to Buy list in the high investment category. For more information, visit www.handandstonefranchise.com.