Therapists

Antonio Espinosa, CMT

In 2017, after working for many years as an investment analyst, I decided to move into the healing arts with focus on massage therapy and bodywork. I am a graduate of National Holistic Institute with both core and advanced studies. I specialize in Swedish, Neuromuscular Therapy, Trigger Point, Deep Tissue, and Sports Massage. Fascinated by how bodies work, I am currently enrolled in adjunct…

Ashlynn Burk, CMT

I am a graduate of San Francisco School of Massage and Bodywork. I am continuing my education as a teaching assistant at San Francisco School of Massage and by taking professional courses, so I can better serve my clients. My studies have been focused on clinical deep tissue massage, neuromuscular techniques, and myofascial release. It is my goal as a massage therapist to listen to each body and…

Billy Lam, CMT

A graduate of Sacramento Northwestern Tech College, I have been a licensed massage therapist since 2006. I bring a strong combination of Swedish and clinical deep tissue work to best fit my clients’ unique needs, as well as trigger point therapy, myofascial release, and neuromuscular work. My aim is to give an enjoyable and beneficial experience with a sensitive, well-trained therapeutic…

Charles Sullivan, CMT

My massage training has led me on a path of discovery. I thought my training at the McKinnon Body Therapy Center would begin and end with their fundamentals of massage class. I am now trained in Swedish, Clinical Deep Tissue, Sports massage and regularly attend continuing education classes. My intention and approach is to integrate the unique aspects of each modality to meet the needs of my…

Daniel Derrick, CMT

I graduated from Bryman College in 2002 with over 700 hours of massage training and the confidence to give the best possible professional bodywork to all my clients. In each session, I address the areas specified in consultation and, at the same time, listen to each body’s needs to unwind, elongate, and create space in the musculature as well as the connective tissues. Every client I see helps m…

Dario Cordova, CMT

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Elaine Wang, CMT

Elaine Wang, Advanced Therapist

I received my training at the University of East West, Sunnyvale, in 2011. My treatments include slow flowing strokes that incorporate light to deep pressure, elbow work, and stretches. I very much believe in the benefits of massage therapy which include stress reduction, increased circulation, reduced muscle tension, and improved range of motion. My intention and approach is to integrate t…

Erik De Leon, CMT

I am a graduate of the World School of Massage and Holistic Healing Arts in San Francisco [2011] and have trained simultaneously as a massage therapist and yoga instructor. My style is a development of both schools of thought as I find the body distress points of my specific client — pain, soreness, inflammation. I then employ an effective system of soft tissue manipulations to release points…

Janeel Rao, CMT

I am a graduate of National Holistic Institute and take great pride in helping those who come to me feel more whole and stress-free. My goal with each massage is to discover and address each individual client’s needs. Focusing my intuition and anatomical knowledge, I release long-held physical tension, resulting in freer movement and better alignment. I encourage my clients to be activ…

Jenna Toff, CMT

As a graduate of National Holistic Institute, I’ve studied both Eastern and Western massage modalities. Always interested in expanding my therapeutic knowledge and skills, I am constantly taking classes or self-studying to learn more. I incorporate multiple approaches to work on issues presented in each body, and each session is customized to meet the client’s needs gracefully and…

Lara Berthiaume, CMT

I have been a full-time professional massage therapist since 1999. Throughout my career I have worked with many different clients and a broad range of physical issues. Besides my basic training in Swedish massage, I have studied extensively one-on-one with several teachers of structural integration and Clinical Deep Tissue. My clientele benefits from basic stress-releasing work, as well as relief…

Larry B., CMT

I am a 1993 graduate of Body Therapy Center School of Massage with a well-rounded training in Clinical Deep Tissue, Sports Massage and Myofasical Release. My work focuses on treating clients for specific complaints as well as for an overall relaxing healing experience. As an All-American athlete and collegiate coach, I assist clients, from all walks of life, to reach their potential by using a…

Linda Carpenter, CMT

I truly believe that massage is a very important aspect in maintaining overall health as it affords the tissues the much needed opportunity to slow down so that body and mind can reconnect for ongoing repair. The therapeutic Sports Massage sessions I offer concentrate on areas of discomfort with the main goal of increasing range of motion and relieving chronic pain, thus helping my clients…

Loretta Starkey, CMT

I have over 2,000 hours of training and continue to study and evolve my approach to helping my clients gain deep relaxation and stress relief, as well as freedom of movement and injury rehabilitation. I like to work according to what each client needs to support optimal functioning and health.

My bodywork is infused with Feldenkrais® principles. Feldenkrais® is a sensorimotor approach to…

Lucia Miracchi, CHP, CMT

Lucia Miracchi

Lucia Miracchi, founder and owner of Massage Therapy Center, has contributed significantly to the field of somatic healing arts for over 35 years, both as a body therapist and an educator.

After years of committed involvement in modern dance, Iyengar yoga, Wu style tai chi, and Insight meditation, Lucia began studying Continuum, an embodiment movement practice, in 1981, with Emilie Conrad and…

Michael Congress, CMT

With over 20 years of massage experience, I have worked with physicians, chiropractors, coaches, personal trainers, and physical therapists, getting referrals of therapeutic massage for personal injury, stress management, and overall health. I am a graduate of Just For Your Health College of Massage in 1991. I have over 1000 hours of professional therapeutic massage in different modalities…

Nestor Vargas, CMT

I am a graduate of De Anza College where I studied massage therapy that included holistic studies in Eastern and Western philosophies. I respect each modality as a separate science but I like to incorporate a bit from each method into my sessions with the goal of facilitating symptom relief and enhanced range of motion. I am currently expanding my learning to include orthopedic and…

Paul Ornelas, CMT

I graduated from National Holistic Institute in 2007, and enjoy being able to help people alleviate stress from their daily lives. Each massage session I give is customized to fit the needs of individual clients as we build a long-term relationship to enhance a healthier body. I work best with clients who seek mind-body harmony through some combination of Swedish, myofascial release therapies,…

Rocco Perez, CMT

I am a 2016 graduate of National Holistic Institute and have been a strength and conditioning coach for 11 years. My experience includes a variety of different settings — professional sport teams (49er’s), chiropractic offices, and physical therapy clinics. Some of my specialties are Active Release Techniques for upper and lower extremities, Fascial Stretch Therapy, Fascial Abrasion…

Selena Zhang, CMT

I graduated from the University of East West Medicine in Sunnyvale in 2016. I use bodywork techniques and slow flowing strokes that incorporate light to deep pressure to reduce body tension and enhance blood circulation. Specialized attention to each individual client’s issue is very important to me. I bring kind, intuitive, listening hands and heart to each person on my massage table. Thus, I…

Susan B., CMT

I graduated from Body Therapy Center Palo Alto in 1995. I believe that the intelligent body is continually seeking balanced, optimal function, and I encourage and facilitate this process by tailoring a combination of techniques to address the needs of each client. I envision massage as a means to bring about healing of the body and mind simultaneously. My clients then can carry this rejuvenation…

Susan Cheng, L.Ac.,OMD

Acupuncture

Susan Xiuqing Cheng, L.Ac., provides high quality Chinese medicine treatments at Massage Therapy Center. She offers acupuncture, Chinese herbal medicine, electroacupuncture, cupping, and acupressure. Dr. Cheng is a practitioner with a unique educational and training background, with over 20 years of training and experience. She has a solid knowledge of Chinese medicine,…

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