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Deep Work Massage

Deep Work Massage is a unique approach to bodywork that is offered at Massage Therapy Center Palo Alto. ‘Deep’ refers to the opportunity for a deeply transformative experience, not to the amount of pressure used. It is distinct from clinical deep tissue massage.

Deep Work therapists have an educated understanding of the role of the connective tissue system in shaping the body, and they…

Meet George Davison, Advanced Therapist

George Davison, Advanced Therapist

George graduated in 2001 from the American Institute of Massage Therapy and has worked in various settings including sports clinics, spas, and physical therapy and chiropractic offices. He has developed effective treatment programs for helping clients with different types of pain—TMJ, sciatica, tennis or golf elbow, shoulder and low back pain, and headaches. George’s philosophy and approach to…

Getting Enough Sleep?

getting enough sleep

It’s now well known that lack of adequate sleep can profoundly affect health and longevity. It can negatively impact the cardiovascular system, metabolism, cognition, lead to anxiety and depression, and lower performance. A recent CNN story by Jen Christensen reported on a Swedish study, published in the Journal of Sleep Research, that looked at the sleep habits of almost 43,000 people, then 13…

Cultivating More Calmness

For most of us, it’s hard to feel a sense of calm throughout our day. Stress and anxiety seem a normal part of our modern way of life. Here are suggestions to help create peace more of the time. They’re most effective when practiced regularly.

Start each day with a calm morning ritual. Get up a little earlier to enjoy the quiet of the morning in silence, even if just for 10 minutes. Practic…

What is Myofascial Release Bodywork?

Myofascial Release Bodywork

A fascia is a thin, elastic band or sheet of connective tissue that wraps most structures within the human body, supporting and protecting them. It attaches, encloses, stabilizes, and separates muscles and internal organs and generally acts as a shock absorber by creating tissue spaces. It plays an important role in cellular metabolism, respiration, elimination, and fluid and lymphatic…

Meet Paul Ornelas, Advanced Therapist

Paul is a 2007 graduate of National Holistic Institute and has been working at Massage Therapy Center Palo Alto since 2016. He believes that bodywork supports, encourages, and reminds us of the ease that is our natural state. He seeks mind-body harmony through a combination of Swedish, myofascial release, clinical deep tissue, and trigger point modalities. Each massage is customized to fit t…

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