Author: sophiamassagetherapist


Remember to Breathe

Did you know one of the simplest ways to relieve stress is simply breathing? Of course there is a way to do so to make it therapeutic. Here is a quick breathing exercise you can use anytime, anywhere to help you calm the nervous system, increase focus, and reduce stress: Sit comfortably with your back […]

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Massage Therapy

How I became a Massage Therapist

If you are curious by nature like I am, you are probably wondering about your Therapist’s history and how they came to be massage therapists. On my birthday, 20 years ago, my then boyfriend (now husband) wanted to take me out to Los Gatos to have lunch and visit some of the local shops. After […]

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Mindfulness Massage

So what is all this talk about the term “mindfulness?” In the yoga realm, mindfulness is a term that is used to focus on the present moment and on one’s breath. It is the concept of acknowledging your feelings, thoughts, and sensations in the present moment. This idea of “mindfulness” is not new. This concept […]

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Massage Therapy is back (almost)

I’ve been on hiatus with massage therapy due to surgery I had back in August, 2020. Now that I am able to do bodywork again, I am in search of a new location and will be updating asap! Stay tuned!

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