Meet Bonne Schulman-Rust, Advanced Therapist

Bonne Schulman-Rust, CMT is a graduate of San Francisco School of Massage and Bodywork. She joined Massage Therapy Center Palo Alto in 2020. Bonne has worked extensively with competitive athletes, weekend warriors, couch potatoes, and techie workers. She helps her clients release stress and painful…

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Ways To Reduce Your Stress

Stress Medicine

Stress is accepted as part of our modern lifestyle. We shrug it off thinking it won’t impact our health, using unhealthy coping strategies to keep pushing on. But to stay healthy, the body-mind needs quiet time, to recover after stressful events and reduce the impact…

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The Benefits of Clinical Deep Tissue Massage

The Massage Therapy Center Palo Alto blog today features Clinical Deep Tissue Massage, in order to clarify the unique benefits offered through this modality. Clinical Deep Tissue bodywork works through tension, layer-by-layer, reaching the deeper muscles where persistent discomfort can be released. Much of the…

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Connect With Beauty

Celebrate Your Miraculous Body

As 2020 comes to a close, we invite you to take a few moments to celebrate, with gratitude …. ~ the miracle of your body that, despite whatever weaknesses or limitations, serves you and allows you to sense the wonders of the world ~ the…

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Staying Connected and Open-Hearted

It is the small things in life that open the heart ~ the laugh of a child, the beauty of a flower, the touch of a hand, a simple kindness. In the simplicity of the moment true peace arrives. And when it does, the heart…

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Meet Johnie Kelly, Advanced Therapist

Johnie Kelly is a Certified Massage and Advanced Neuromuscular Therapist who has been in practice since 2009. He trained at the National Holistic Institute School of Massage and joined our staff in 2020. Johnie has experience assisting a wide variety of clients, including those living…

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Gratitude Boosts Resilience and Well-Being

The more we practice finding something to be grateful for each day, the more it changes our way of seeing and being. A gratitude practice can help open our heart to all of life and boost our happiness, resilience, and sense of well-being. It can…

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Caring Touch Creates Well-being

Caring Touch And Well-Being

A naturally occurring chemical produced in the brain when we feel safe, nurtured, and receive caring touch, Oxytocin acts like a hormone in our bodies to regulate the arousal level of our nervous system. It is also the hormone of attachment, the 'neural cement' of…

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Meet Ashlynn Burk, Advanced Therapist

In 2019, we welcomed Ashlynn Burk, CMT to our therapist staff. Ashlynn is a graduate of San Francisco School of Massage and Bodywork, where she continues her education as a teaching assistant. She also takes professional courses in order to better serve her clients. Her…

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