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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Our Safety Precautions

Updated August 2, 2021 Rest assured that all preventive measures are actively being taken to ensure your safety at Massage Therapy Center Palo Alto. Anyone with current symptoms or recent exposure to a person with diagnosed Covid-19 should please stay home. Masks are required for…

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Two Powerful Tools To Support Your Health

At Massage Therapy Center Palo Alto, we help you move into deeper states of relaxation that are optimal for healing both body and mind. It's critical during this time when professional massage is temporarily not available, that we find ways to empower ourselves and actively…

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Self-Care Tips For Body-Mind Wellness

Many habits that support good physical health also support mental and emotional wellness. By doing these simple things that benefit body and mind, you can help build resilience, stress less, and feel better. Move your body to lift your mood ~ Exercise can relieve symptoms…

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Relax With A Peaceful Pause

We invite you to take a moment to look closely at these Spring flowers—the details, the color, the vibrancy. Then notice, at the same time, what you perceive in your body as you are being touched by this beauty. Is there a small movement inside…

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Self-Massage: Reduce Anxiety, Support Immunity

According to Ayurveda, the traditional system of medicine of India, massaging your body with warm, pure oils promotes detoxification and stimulates circulation in the lymphatic system, a key component of the immune system. It also calms the nervous system to support health and healing. And…

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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.…

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Breathing: A Doorway To Healing

Our breath is more than a mechanical event. It is a literal and metaphorical doorway to healing. In each breath we change density and re-form, never in exactly the same way. This offers a great opportunity each of the approximately 12 times a minute that…

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