Our massage therapists combine various massage modalities to produce an enriching and healing experience. The service is open to non-AVAC members as well as AVAC members. By appointment only.
The Gift of Massage
The Massage Room is adjacent to the STOTT PILATES™ Studio in the Mezzanine.
Erika is certified in the Esalen® modality and advanced therapeutic massage and body work through The Body Therapy Center in Palo Alto and has been practicing at AVAC since 2003. Using deep tissue sculpting, techniques from Shiatsu massage, myofascial release techniques, and facilitated stretching, Erika looks to alter chronic tension patterns. Also dedicated to the practice and teaching of yoga (including at AVAC), Erika helps clients to live more fully in their bodies.
Deep Tissue | Esalen® | Prenatal | Trigger Point Therapy
Mondays | 1:30 - 6:30 pm
Tuesdays | 8:45 am - 10 am
Wednesdays | 8 am - 7:45 pm
Thursdays | 8 am - 6:30 pm
Fridays | 10:30 am - 5 pm
Saturdays | 11 am - 6 pm
Nanci has been immersed in the healing arts of massage, reiki, yoga, Ayurveda, and TM meditation for more than 25 years. She graduated from Body Therapy Center School of Massage in Palo Alto as well as California Healing Arts College in Santa Monica, CA.
Please call 408.799.1859 or email for your appointment with Nanci.
Swedish | Prenatal & Postnatal | Jin Shin Do Acupressure | Reiki Level II
Mondays | 8 am - 1 pm (beginning 3.23.15, with Sunday appointments possible in the future)
Miki is certified in Swedish as well as Sports, Deep Tissue, and Pre-natal massage. A triathlete and veteran of Ironman Canada, Miki served her internship at Stanford University.
Please call 408.489.3391 for your appointment with Miki.
Swedish Massage | Sports Massage | Deep Tissue | Prenatal Massage
Tuesdays | 10:30 am - 5 pm
|Six 60 minute session Package||$450||$540|
|15 minutes shoulder
Focuses on trigger point therapy, myofascial release, and postural alignment. May also incorporate client education and participation.
A nurturing blend of classical Swedish massage. Trager work designed by your practitioner to be deeply relaxing and to heighten body awareness. Esalen® incorporates long flowing strokes from head to toe and back to remind the body of its wholeness.
A relaxing massage designed to safely relieve the aches and pains of pregnancy.
Specialized massage technique can enhance an athlete’s conditioning and performance, reduce injury potential, and aid in injury rehabilitation. Athletes of all levels can benefit from Sports Massage.
Relaxing combination of massage techniques used to help decrease aches and pains created by stress, injuries, and postural imbalances.
Trigger Point Therapy:
A trigger point is a focus of hyperirritability within muscle fiber. Finding and extinguishing trigger points eliminates associated pain and allows muscles to work more efficiently.