Behind the Neon Bodyworks is dedicated to provide professional alternative methods for alleviating pain and discomfort through massage therapy and esthetic services. Derived from ongoing education and the latest in alternative, holistic therapies. We strive to bring out the hero inside each of our guests by providing relief to gain or regain confidence, daily.


Integrity - Confidence - Community - Positivity - Support - Strength - Relief


United States Veteran & Entrepreneur with a passion for bodyworks Since 2010

Welcome to Behind the Neon - Bodyworks, conveniently located near Interstate 215 and Centennial Parkway in North Las Vegas, Nevada. Lead Therapist, Desiree Julia understands that health is not just about our levels or the numbers received at the doctors office: it’s about feeling strong and not feeling pains or aches. It’s about prolonging the simple joy of our daily routine! Our mission is to help our guests obtain a painless, compassionate, and efficient way to pain relief.

We aim to educate our guests in a safe environment while offering them options for relief and professional care. We understand that many people have anxiety about admitting they have aches and pains, so we created a soothing environment and a scheduling system that never puts you down. By combining the latest trends with traditional techniques, we give guests the best care we possibly can in the valley.

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Desiree Julia, LMT - LC

Las Vegas, Nevada

Hailing from Duluth, Minnesota, Licensed Massage Therapist and Cosmetologist brings a bit of Midwestern hospitality to all her guests. She moved to Las Vegas, Nevada four years ago as she separated from the United States Air Force in 2012; when she would then find her love for manual therapy.

First she became a personal trainer and mobility specialist in 2010 through ISSA and Crossfit while still Active Duty. She then went into the reserves in 2012 to pursue her career further. After attending the College of Healthcare Professionals in 2014 she became a Licensed Massage Therapist, which she would soon find, changed her life and many others.

Right after separation from the United State Air Force Reserves, she attended the Academy of Hair Design to gain a better understanding of skin and hair for her guests.

Over time, she has worked for chiropractors, athletic gymnasiums and privately provided therapy to some of the highest clientele. Practitioner and Certified Member of the Associated Bodywork & Massage Professionals (ABMP) and stays up-to-date on the latest Massage discoveries.

When not striving in the office to keep her guests happy and healthy, she enjoys time at home and out in the outdoors with her husband and two pitbull babies enjoying the beauty of Las Vegas, Nevada.