Alex is a compassionate and versatile massage therapist who uses an integrated combination of techniques to meet each client where they're at. Their goal is to create a healing and renewing massage that also achieves specific goals such as reduction of pain or muscle tightness, injury recovery, and improved range of motion, based on your unique needs. A graduate of the San Francisco School of Massage & Bodywork, Alex has training in a broad set of modalities, including Deep Tissue, Trigger Point, Myofascial Release, Neuromuscular Techniques, Assisted Stretching, Swedish, and Lymphatic Facilitation.
Amanda combines several modalities including Deep Tissue, Sports, Hot Stone, Swedish, Thai, and medical massage techniques to design a service specifically tailored to each client. Her style is focused with a clear, therapeutic intent. Amanda values continued education and believes that mastering different modalities is the best way to adapt to an individual’s specific needs. She has spent the last several years making trips to Thailand and refining the art of traditional Thai massage. She often combines these stretches and techniques with western massage to create space in the body, relieve tension, and add another level of effectiveness to her services.
Brad received his training from the National Holistic Institute and is licensed by the California Massage Therapy Council. Brad is passionate about helping people on their healing journey and his goal at the end of each session is to have his client well-balanced, with an improved state of body and mind. He integrates different modalities from a soothing Swedish Massage to therapeutic work, including passive/active stretching, deep tissue, and sports. His top priority is to address areas of discomfort and any other areas of the body that are contributing to areas of pain. He takes his time with each session making sure the body is fully relaxed to help its restorative process. Whether you have specific goals such as reduction of pain or muscle tightness, injury recovery, improved range of motion, or just want a relaxing and renewing massage, he will work with you to find an approach that will best serve you.
CEO, CMT - Certified Massage Therapist
Candace, CMT, CEO
After six years in the tech industry, Candace turned away from the cold world of computers and pursued a more people-oriented career. In 2000 she completed a basic Shiatsu course at the San Francisco School of Massage, which piqued her interest in bodywork. She continued to study a range of healing modalities, including Cranial Sacral therapy, Watsu, prenatal massage, and, most influentially, structural bodywork. Since 1999, massage has been her passion and driving force. She recognizes the critical importance of human touch and therapeutic bodywork, and strives to keep this valuable health service accessible to all income levels and walks of life.
Massage Therapist, Certified HHP - Holistic Health Practitioner
Cory is a Certified Holistic Health Practitioner, HHP, from Mueller College based in San Diego. He has been practicing since 2010, and has over 1150 hours of education.
He approaches every therapeutic session as a problem solver; viewing the body as if it were a puzzle, and piecing the puzzle back together in symmetry. Keeping this in mind he meticulously works on the body correcting deviations and poor posture alignment.
Favoring the Western therapeutic approach to body work, Cory utilizes Myoskeletal Alignment, Trigger Point, Deep Tissue, Myofascial Release and Sports Massage, while integrating stretching and mobilization.
Cory's is a full time student of Diagnostic Medical Imaging. His free time is spent going to the gym, reading, and playing piano.
Diana works with a blend of Deep Tissue, Swedish, reiki and stretching to provide a massage that has intention behind each move. The deep breathing she incorporates will bring your body back to life while the stones ground you. Diana is a perpetual student and optimist, and embraces every chance to learn and grow. Her mix of structural work with relaxation techniques are perfect for clearing both body and mind.
Dustin believes that the body is sacred and should be treated as such. As an athlete and traveler, he fully understands the dynamics of the body and the importance of keeping it maintained for optimum performance and quick recovery. He enjoys helping others maintain that healthy body through massage so that they can keep doing what they love most. Dustin customizes each session by utilizing both western and eastern modalities to ensure beneficial bodywork for each individual. As a graduate of the National Holistic Institute Massage, he has a foundation in Sports, Deep Tissue, shiatsu, Swedish, myofascial and trigger point therapies.
Holly has been working in the healing arts field for nearly 10 years. She began her education at the Healing Hands School of Massage, and acquired her certification through the National Holistic Institute here in San Francisco. Holly is currently a student at the Acupuncture and Integrative Medicine College in Berkeley, working towards her Masters in Oriental Sciences. Holly likes to integrate many tools she's acquired over the years and throughout her worldly travels. She specializes in Deep Tissue, Pre-Natal, Acupressure, Shiatsu, Myofascial Release and Trigger Point Therapies, Ayurvedic massage and Reiki, along with sound healings, including Acutonics. Holly also has a background in Herbalism, and enjoys getting out of the city and spending time in nature when she can. Holly is passionate about her field of work, and she will certainly create a safe space for healing, nurture, and magic.
LaC - Licensed Acupuncturist
A Licensed Acupuncturist in the state of California and NCCAOM Diplomate of Oriental Medicine, Jen’s unique blend of Classical and modern techniques promotes healing, balance, and greater well being. Her specialty is Tui na—an ancient Chinese style of massage that incorporates acupressure, trigger points, manipulation, deep tissue, and stretching. Jen has been helping people relax, manage pain, and recover from injuries since earning her Master of Science in Traditional Chinese Medicine from San Francisco’s ACTCM in 2013. Jen’s hours are Thursday-Sunday: 3-9pm.
Marta is a SF/mission native with roots in Brasil who has been a licensed esthetician since 2012. She has had an interest in skincare since she was a teen and has collected information and experience since! Marta loves creating a relaxed and comfortable atmosphere for her clients while delivering the results they seek. Having extensive experience with holistic skin care and products, she thoroughly enjoys treating all skin including blemish prone, teen, sensitive and prenatal. She loves incorporating massage into treatments and acknowledging the therapeutic benefits of healing through touch, energy and connection.
CMT - Certified Massage Therapist
Michelle Richter has been a Nationally Certified Massage Therapist since 2005, when she graduated from the Florida College of Natural Health and began her independent practice in San Francisco. Having a strong background in various styles of dance and sports compliment Michelle’s understanding of human anatomy and physiology. With an integrative approach to massage therapy, various styles can be combined to build a more effective treatment program that caters specifically to each individual client. Michelle is proficient in deep-tissue, hot stone, swedish, myofascial release, sport, geriatric, pre-natal, and TMJ release. Catherine's hours are Tuesday 3pm-9pm, Thursday and Saturday 9am-3pm.
Tuesday Cohen is a licensed esthetician with a passion for skincare. A veteran of the beauty business, her results-driven techniques and attention to detail have fostered a cult following in both Hollywood and San Francisco. Her holistic approach targets specific skin conditions such as acne, with a focus on supplying a custom skincare routine, depending upon the client's needs. A recent graduate of the San Francisco School of Massage, she believes massage is a core component of skincare and incorporates lymph facial massage, pressure point and deep tissue neck and shoulder techniques for blood flow. She also has expertise in many different types of hard wax from her pursuit of the least painful waxing methods for facial hair and bikini area. A professional development enthusiast, she is always researching the latest in skincare, whether it is taking a master class on rosacea or creating custom small-batch products with natural ingredients. With 20+ years in the beauty/skincare industry under her belt, Tuesday is not only knowledgeable, but also listens to her client's concerns, advising on the importance of a calming and therapeutic skincare ritual.
Tuesday's hours are Sunday: 1pm-9pm, Monday: 1:15pm-9pm, Thursday 3pm-9pm, Friday: 1pm-9pm, and Saturday: 1:30pm-9pm.
CMT - Certified Massage Therapist
After years performing, recording and touring as a professional musician, Wil returned to San Francisco in 2013 to pursue bodywork. A graduate of the San Francisco School of Massage, Wil developed a blend of modalities including Deep Tissue, Trigger Point, and Swedish Massage. Wil utilizes a personalized approach and promotes mobilization and relaxation through integrated, therapeutic myofascial release.