The Breathing Cure

breathing for better sleep and pain relief

It’s long been considered one of the greatest tools for relaxation, but how you inhale and exhale matters even more than you might think.

The average person breathes in and out up to 23,040 times per day, but most of us do so inefficiently, taking short, shallow chest breaths while subconsciously contracting our abs, says Jane Pernotto Ehrman, a behavioral health specialist at the Cleveland…

Reconnecting With Our True Nature

connecting with our true nature with massage

We don’t clear our minds to become better people. It is simply the way we relate to our already existing enlightened state. ~ Chogyam Trungpa Rinpoche

At Massage Therapy Center Palo Alto, we are well aware of the power of massage and bodywork to help this process of reconnecting with our true nature. A well-nourished, calm nervous system and body tissues, as a result of therapeutic attention…

The Surprising Benefits of Tea

benefits of tea

Turn over a new leaf – of tea, that is. Not only is the virtually zero-calorie beverage filled with antioxidants that may help prevent cancer, but newer research shows that it may also improve your memory, mood, skin, alertness, problem solving, digestion, as well as heart and bone health. It may even prevent type 2 diabetes and help with weight management.

Those are the findings from…

Massage Therapy Center Voted Best Massage 2014!

Massage Therapy Center Winner Best Massage 2014


For the 4th year in a row, Massage Therapy Center Palo Alto has been voted BEST MASSAGE by Palo Alto Weekly readers in the Best Of 2014 poll. We are very honored.

Massage Therapy Center Palo Alto has provided excellent professional service to our surrounding communities for over 30 years. We are one of the largest and oldest massage bodywork facilities in California. We provide a…

Meet Jenny Z. Qiu, Our Exceptional Acupuncturist


Jenny Z. Qiu, M.S., L.Ac., has been a practicing acupuncturist for over 10 years and believes strongly in early disease prevention and the body’s inherent ability to heal. She studied Traditional Chinese Medicine, both at Zhejiang University of Traditional Chinese Medicine in China, and South Baylo University in the U.S.

Jenny’s family has a background in both Western and Eastern medicine.


acupuncture treatment

Acupuncture is one of the oldest and most respected alternative medical treatments in the world. It originated in China over 5,000 years ago and has a proven history of effectiveness. More than eight million Americans have used acupuncture to treat a variety of common health conditions. Acupuncture treatments are holistic and preventive, treating the entire person, not just the part that…

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