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Safety Measures at Massage Therapy Center

Please rest assured that all preventive measures are actively being taken to ensure your safety at Massage Therapy Center Palo Alto during this time of flu and coronavirus.

All staff members thoroughly wash their hands and use Virucidal hand sanitizer before and after each session.
After every session, massage rooms, including face-cradles, are disinfected with anti-viral wipes befor…

Meet Dario Cordova, Advanced Therapist

Dario Cordova, CMT, is a graduate of National Holistic Institute and has been in practice since 1995. He joined the Massage Therapy Center Palo Alto staff in 2019, and offers Clinical Deep Tissue Massage, Deep Work Massage, Myofascial Release, Pregnancy Massage, Sports Massage, Swedish Massage, and Trigger Point Therapy. In his sessions, he uses his professional abilities to address the areas…

Mindfulness And Massage Can Make You Healthier

An explosion of research over the past two decades indicates that mindfulness meditation can physically change the brain and body in astonishing ways. Studies suggest it can make you happier, less stressed, even kinder to others. It can help you change your eating habits, and can reduce chronic pain, inflammation, and symptoms of stress-related diseases without taking medications. It has…

Acupressure and Massage for Cold and Flu Symptoms

acupressure and lymphatic

We usually get sick when our immune system is compromised and cannot protect us effectively. This can occur when we’re under a lot of stress, anxiety, or following a previous illness that has left our body in a weakened state.

While acupressure cannot heal a cold or the flu, it will help with many unpleasant aspects such as nasal irritation and sneezing, sore throat, congestion, headaches,…

What is 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 Larry B, Advanced Therapist

Larry is a 1993 graduate of Body Therapy Center School of Massage with a well-rounded training in Clinical Deep Tissue, Myofasical Release, and Sports Massage. He joined the Massage Therapy Center Palo Alto staff in 2019. Larry’s work focuses on treating clients for specific complaints as well as for an overall relaxing healing experience. He assists clients from all walks of life to reac…

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