Massage Therapy Center Blog

Meet Barbara White, Feldenkrais® Practitioner

Barbara White, Feldenkrais

Barbara trained with Dr. Moshe Feldenkrais and has been teaching as well as practicing Functional Integration® and Awareness Through Movement® since 1983. Her specialties include posture and gait improvement, back and neck pain relief, sports injury treatment, and stress management. She has also produced a CD series called Small Moves for Comfortable Walking®, with protocols designed to…

Massage For Injuries

Many people who come to Massage Therapy Center Palo Alto schedule appointments well after they have suffered an injury, because the injury is not healing. But by that time, your body has developed holding patterns and scar tissue in reaction to the injury. These issues can create more work for your massage therapist and can lead to a longer time for your injury to heal.

While this is your…

The Power Of Rest

If you can’t feel

the power of rest,

of creating empty space,

then you can’t know trust.

~ Regg…

Decluttering Body and Mind

Body-Mind Decluttering

We feel so much better when our environment is neat and organized. After a long day of work, coming home to a clearly welcoming space is coming home to myself. It is a refuge, truly, and I feel comforted and able to relax deeply into myself.

My clients find that as the clutter begins to lessen in the body, they feel a clearing in their minds that they never thought was possible. And the next…


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…

Meet Mark Schermerhorn

Mark Schermerhorn is a graduate of National Holistic Institute and has over 1,000 hours of training. He brings a strong combination of Swedish massage as well as deep work to best fit his clients’ unique needs. His style combines flowing nurturing strokes with slow, meticulous, focused work.

Mark became interested in bodywork after taking a course in Thai massage in Bangkok w…

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