Fascinating Facts About Your Skin

Skin is the human body’s largest organ. The average skin, when stretched out, is 2 square meters and accounts for 15% of our body weight. Skin is the ultimate barrier and protector against harm the outside world can do to our body, protecting us from…

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Massage Treats Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

Carpal tunnel syndrome occurs when the median nerve at the wrist becomes compressed, resulting in pain, tingling, and numbness in the thumb, index finger, middle finger, and ring finger. Sometimes the sensory symptoms may seem to extend to the entire hand, forearm, arm, and occasionally…

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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.…

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Meet Antonio Espinosa, Advanced Therapist

Antonio worked as an investment analyst before moving into the healing arts with focus on massage therapy and bodywork. He is a graduate of National Holistic Institute, with core and advanced studies. At Massage Therapy Center Palo Alto he specializes in Swedish, Neuromuscular Therapy, Trigger…

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Healing Touch

A Regular Dose of Touch

There is a growing body of research that shows a link between many forms of touch—from massage to hand-holding—and improved health. A study from the University of North Carolina found that sitting in close contact with a partner for just 10 minutes lowered blood pressure.…

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Ways to Support Heart Health

The latest science offers some simple and surprising things you can do to keep your heart going strong. Watch work stress ~ People in high-stress jobs may be at higher risk for heart attack and stroke. If you’re in a stressful work situation, be sure…

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Connect With Beauty

Connect With All Around You

When you look at a beautiful sunrise or sunset, lovely light on the water, or a flower dancing with the wind — at that moment you get truly connected with the world and true happiness is unfolded in your heart. ~ Dr. Vasant Lad, Ayurveda…

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The Feldenkrais Method

What Is The Feldenkrais® Method?

The Feldenkrais Method® is an educational system which uses movement to bring about more effective ways to function. It is an application of principles and exercises that help the body program the brain to benefit the entire body-mind system. A student is taught to become…

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