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In Service of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day

In honor of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day my day of service at work will give to the cause with a donation of proceeds to the Kingmakers of Oakland.     Proceeds from all massages and gift certificates purchased this day will go toward that donation.

New: McLaughlin Scar Tissue Release therapy

McLaughlin Scar Tissue Release technique is a gentle yet effective way of reducing the negative effects of scar tissue. Thank you to all my clients and colleagues who helped me get certified in this new technique! MSTR Certificate of proficiency Hana Levin

Ice or Heat?

Clients with aches or pains often ask me, “Should I ice it or apply heat?” That depends.  Does the skin where it hurts feel: warmer than the skin around that area? Then, to bring balance, put ice.  the same temperature as the area around it? Then, try heat. Unsure about the temperature of the achy […]

New Masking Policy

Revised Effective August 14, 2023 at Melt Massage wearing high a quality NIOSH approved N95 mask covering the nose and mouth will continue to be required if at the time of your appointment: you had or recovered from having had Covid in the previous 21 days you are asymptomatic but have been around someone who is sick […]

Tips for Traveling without Pain

How many travel injuries have I treated? Pulled backs from lifting luggage, strained necks from sleeping on a flight or on strange beds… Travel can be fun, but what good is a vacation you come home from feeling like you need another vacation? Try these Travel Tips!   In your Carry-On, pack: 1) Tennis ball […]

Have a cold, but want a massage? Why it’s a bad idea:

You’re sick. You want to feel better. You’ve felt better after massage so you book a massage. Or, you’ve got a massage scheduled and you’re sick or “getting over” being sick days before the massage appointment. Some symptoms have subsided and you’re “well enough” to work, so you think you’re “well enough” to get a […]

Is Cupping right for me?

Cupping isn’t for every body and there are some conditions for which it is even contraindicated. However, if you have stubborn tension that hasn’t been relieved in other ways, or if you want to feel your body like you’ve never felt it before and your body is in a condition to benefit from Cupping, you […]

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