Meet Amber Merino, Advanced Therapist

Amber is a graduate of National Holistic Institute and has further advanced her education in extensive study of various types of bodywork, including deep tissue, neuromuscular, and myofascial therapies. With her wide range of skills, she addresses each clients’ unique needs, and all of her…

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Meet Antonio Espinosa, Advanced Therapist

Antonio Espinosa, CMT 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…

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Meet Bonne Schulman-Rust, Advanced Therapist

Bonne Schulman-Rust, CMT is a graduate of San Francisco School of Massage and Bodywork. She joined Massage Therapy Center Palo Alto in 2020. Bonne has worked extensively with competitive athletes, weekend warriors, couch potatoes, and tech workers. She helps her clients release stress and painful…

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Meet Charlie Sullivan, Advanced Therapist

Charlie received his training at the McKinnon Body Therapy Center and has regularly attended continuing education classes. At Massage Therapy Center Palo Alto, he offers Swedish, Clinical Deep Tissue, Deep Work, Trigger Point Release, and Sports Massage. His approach integrates the unique aspects of each…

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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,…

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Meet Janeel Rao, Advanced Therapist

Janeel Rao, CMT, is a graduate of National Holistic Institute. He takes great pride in helping his clients feel more whole and stress-free. 'My goal is to discover and address each client’s needs. Focusing my intuition and anatomical knowledge, I release long-held physical tension, resulting…

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Meet Jiong Qin, Advanced Therapist

Jiong Qin, CMT, received massage therapy training at Santa Clara University of East and West in 2014. She has found massage to be beneficial for chronic pain, mobility, flexibility, and for promoting mental clarity as well as overall well-being. Jiong supports healing and wellness through deep…

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Meet Julie Zheng, Advanced Therapist

Julie Zheng, CMT, trained at the Bodi Panay Thai Massage Institute in San Francisco and has studied both Eastern and Western massage modalities. We welcomed Julie to our staff at Massage Therapy Center Palo Alto in 2021. She has experience with a wide variety of…

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Meet Lara Berthiaume, Advanced Therapist

Lara Berthiaume, CMT, has been a professional massage therapist since 1999 and has worked at Massage Therapy Center Palo Alto since 2000. Says Lara, “I have always known that I wanted to be a professional masseuse—to me, it is such spiritually rewarding work and keeps…

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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…

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Meet Phoebe Selo, Advanced Therapist

Phoebe Selo, CMT, graduated from Western Career College in 2010 and joined the Massage Therapy Center Palo Alto staff in 2021. Her massage is a custom combination of deep tissue techniques, blended with integrative, restorative strokes. She is especially helpful as a recovery therapist for…

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Meet Steve Wang, Advanced Therapist

Steve Wang, CMT, a graduate of Sierra Massage School in Fresno, joined our staff at Massage Therapy Center Palo Alto in 2021. To address each clients’ unique needs, his work incorporates Swedish, clinical deep tissue, trigger point therapy, myofascial release, and neuromuscular release. Through a…

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Meet Susan B, Advanced Therapist

Susan graduated from Body Therapy Center in Palo Alto in 1995. She believes that the body's inherent intelligence is continually seeking balanced, optimal functioning, and she encourages and facilitates this movement by incorporating techniques that address the specific needs of each client. At Massage Therapy…

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Acupuncture

Meet Susan Cheng, LAc, OMD

Dr. Susan Xiuqing Cheng provides high quality Chinese Medicine treatments at Massage Therapy Center Palo, offering acupuncture, electroacupuncture, cupping, acupressure, Chinese herbal medicine, and lifestyle counseling. She has a unique educational background, with over 20 years of training and experience and has solid knowledge, including…

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