Shawn Monique loves what massage therapy did for her own mental and physical wellness and wanted to help others experience that same feeling. She believes that relaxation of the mind and the body go hand in hand, and when there is stress in one, the other also feels that burden. Her style seeks to bridge those components to create a sense of balance and well-being through different massage techniques based on individual needs. She is passionate in helping others in a nurturing, therapeutic manner.
Ekaterina - Los altos and Los Gatos Locations
Throughout her years of professional experiences, Ekaterina has developed a deep appreciation for an integrative approach to sustainable wellness and individual evolution. Focusing on bringing physical self-awareness and emotional equilibrium, desiring to assist with letting go of the energy that has served its purpose, with gratitude, and exploring new perspectives in physical mobility and functionality are among her top gifts of touch. Equipped with techniques and methods in various modalities, she will assume her role as a facilitator in navigating your body and suggesting customized solutions to benefit and complement any of your needs and preferences, efficiently and synergistically.
Victoria - Los Altos and Los Gatos Locations
Victoria believes that a great massage session results from the combination of genuine intentions, knowledge, and the unique healing touch that defines each Massage Therapist. She is intrigued by endless possibilities of blending different modalities to make each session individually tailored and efficient. Her deeply intuitive approach defines the precision of the touch. It translates into a session that helps to build the bridge between the therapeutic effects of massage and your body's self-healing abilities. Her goal is to facilitate balancing the energy flow and enhance your sense of well-being.
CAROL - LOS ALTOS AND LOS GATOS LOCATIONS
Carol has been a massage therapist for over 15 years and is passionate about the role massage therapy plays in your overall well-being. Her style combines Swedish, deep tissue, and acupressure techniques to provide a relaxing and effective massage. She also has experience with trigger point work, reflexology, sports massage, stretching, prenatal massage, and can incorporate energy work like Qigong, as needed. She encourages 90 and 120 minute sessions to allow enough time to explore these concepts and techniques.
Carol brings intuitive presence and mindfulness into her sessions. She engages with the body to assess its needs, then customizes the session to bring you a sense of balance and peace along with therapeutic results.
Sammie - Los Altos and Los Gatos Locations
WITH CONSIDERATION AND FINESSE COMBINED WITH HIS CAPACITY FOR DEEPER FOCUSED MASSAGE THERAPY, SAMMIE IS PASSIONATE ABOUT ASSISTING YOU IN FINDING BALANCE IN YOUR BODY. AS A VETERAN OF THE U. S. ARMY, AND OVERCOMING ALL OF THE OBSTACLES THROWN HIS WAY, HE UNDERSTANDS FIRSTHAND HOW EFFECTIVE MASSAGE CAN BE IN REDUCING MENTAL AND PHYSICAL TENSION AND PAIN. WITH HIS INTEGRATIVE APPROACH TO BODYWORK AS WELL AS HIS PERSONAL EXPERIENCE, HE IS EQUIPPED TO COMPASSIONATELY ASSIST YOU IN YOUR HEALING PROCESS AND WELL-BEING.
Heidy - Los Altos and Los Gatos Locations
Heidy grew up in a household where herbs & oils were used for taking care of illnesses, aches and pain; this upbringing was the driving force for a lifelong passion towards natural & therapeutic healing. She graduated from the National Holistic Institute (NHI) with a focus on back problems & sports injuries, and believes in the power of massage as a nurturing form of healing and relaxing the body.
michelle - los altos and los gatos locations
Michelle is passionate about the transformative capacity of wild nature and the wild psyche to bring us ever closer to integration and harmony. Since 1998 she has been in private practice as a somatic healer and taught professional and community bodywork classes in San Mateo county, where she lives, raises her children, and finds nourishment and inspiration in its many open spaces.
Rechel - Los Altos and Los Gatos Locations
Rechel is a born and raised Vallejo, CA native. After graduating with her B.S. in 2014 at Montana State University Rechel decided to continue her Health and Human development endeavor as she sought out Massage Therapy in 2016. She has worked with a wide variety of clientele in silicon valley. She is equipped with a relaxing yet vibrant touch.
"I'm a firm believer that the body talks more than the individuals may be aware of. I enjoy having a conversation with your muscles; I fully encourage them to vent until they are relaxed and outta stress."
Jess - Los Altos and los gatos locations
With almost 15 years of experience and a wide range of knowledge, I believe the body-mind holds the possibility of healing itself when properly supported. With focused intent, my intuitive approach is through deep listening, careful observation, thoughtful communication and responding with appropriate techniques thus opening the pathway of each individual’s healing abilities by way of a caring, nurturing massage experience. Most importantly, I encourage my clients to incorporate self-care routines into their lives for lasting results. Combining my positive energy with muscle melting techniques, our session together will be sure to relieve pain, reduce stress, improve muscle function and enhance your overall sense of wellness.
Monti - Los Altos and Los Gatos Locations
With close to two decades of extensive knowledge, training & practicing in a broad range of Western, European, Oriental & Energetic healing modalities, Monti intuitively holds space & connects with each client as a unique individual. She will guide you into a fuller sense of physical, emotional, mental & spiritual wellbeing. Whether it's mindful deep-tissue, relaxing swedish, reiki or biodynamic cranial-sacral therapy (her personal favorite), Monti is here for you. Newly relocated from Bozeman, Montana, she is excited to get to know the community and share her therapeutic and nurturing style.
madison - los altos and los gatos locations
Madison works with a wide variety of clientele and has a broad spectrum to her massage style. She provides a deeper touch as well as having a subtle and nuanced aspect to her work. Madison is also one of the few therapists who work in the unique Verde style close to the floor, on a table 12 inches off the floor (Like David and also Theresa). Enjoy!
SHANNON - Los Altos and Los Gatos Locations
Shannon is calmly and warmly ready to deliver you a prenatal, postnatal or signature Verde massage. Shannon enjoys her work, and you can feel it. Whether you are pre or post natal, or just someone who wants a non-packaged massage, Shannon is your girl. We are excited to welcome her to our team, and excited for you to get in with her!
Rose - Los Altos and Los Gatos Locations
A native of silicon valley, Rose is awesome and will attune to your needs and personalize your session offering you a nurturing and therapeutic massage experience. Rose offers signature, prenatal/postnatal and side by side massage.
saundra - los altos and los gatos locations
Saundra brings to the table an extensive background in wellness, the ability to focus in the moment and her nurturing and therapeutic hands-on skills as a massage therapist. Her compassionate and friendly demeanor along with her effective skill set melds together to assist you in feeling amazing. Saundra specializes in our prenatal suite of massage services, as well as longer sessions and side by side massage. Saundra has a background in global holistic health and nutrition with a focus on raw food cuisine. She is an experienced global lecturer and writer on holistic health and is a distinguished health educator from the Hippocrates Health Institute. She has served on the editorial board for the Cancer FX Magazine. Saundra is also a certified birth doula.
adeline - Los Altos Location
Experience Adeline's sharp skills and warm hands. She believes in the ability of the body to heal itself, and in the efficacy of massage in supporting this process, on every level. Adeline specializes in prenatal, inducement, and postpartum massage, and her availability is designed with that specialty in mind. She also specializes in Verde 75, 90, 105 and 120 min. signature massage sessions.
paul - Los Altos and Los Gatos Locations
Paul has been a massage practitioner for more than 20 years. In 1992, he was formally trained at Cypress Health Institute in Santa Cruz, CA in swedish massage and reflexology, and later studied that art of deep tissue bodywork with Michael Dibenedetto. His dedication to refining his craft and background in yoga and the healing arts, allows him to tailor therapeutic treatments to meet your needs. With an intuitive touch and ability to ready breath, Paul will help you melt away tension and relieve unnecessary stress. He offers signature and side by side massage.
theresa - Los Altos and Los Gatos Locations
Theresa's warm, kind and peaceful demeanor along with her focused, skilled hands delivers a one of a kind Verde Touch experience. Her ability to embody and offer a truly nurturing and effective therapeutic massage experience will compel you to want to come back for more. Theresa offers signature, prenatal/postnatal and side by side massage.
heidi - Los Altos and Los Gatos Locations
Heidi is a highly skilled and experienced massage therapist. She is one of the very few women on earth to have over 100 summits on Mt. Rainer, and has summited the highest mountain on all 7 continents. Combined with her experience in high altitude mountaineering, teaching yoga and general athletic background, she has extensive experience and addresses one's physio-emotional needs. She offers Verde signature, prenatal, inducement, postnatal and side by side massage.
nadya - Los Altos Location
Nadya is deeply intuitive massage therapist who adapts her nurturing style of Verde Touch to suit your needs and help your body to relax and heal. Being a mother herself, she is especially sensitive to the changing needs of a woman's body, both prenatal and postnatal. Nadya also offers craniosacral therapy, a gentle touch therapy that works with chronic pain, injuries, and stress. Craniosacral therapy soothes the nervous system, enhances tissue repair and relieves physical and emotional trauma. Nadya's love of yoga and dance as well as her fascination with discovering new ways to listen to and read the body through her hands, leads her to continually developing and refining her wide variety of techniques. She uniquely addresses body issues combining deep effective body work, patience, energy, trust and presence, allowing her clients to open up and achieve true relaxation. If needed, she can also integrate techniques using her feet and body weight. She offers signature, prenatal, postnatal and side by side massage.
revital - Los Gatos Location
Revital is passionate about providing you with nurturing and effective healing touch. She skillfully weaves together efficient technique with unwavering presence into deep yet sensitive touch. Her profoundly intuitive style is able to meet every individual's needs - from relaxation to pain management and beyond. Her approach is designed to awaken your innate healing ability, and support you in cultivating health, joy, and calm. She elegantly dances with the flow of energy to give you exactly what you want, every single time! Revital is available for longer Verde Touch signature sessions per request as well as for specialty bodywork such as lymphatic drainage, deep tissue, hormonal balancing, acupressure, inducement and pre/postnatal.
david - los altos and los gatos locations
David Verdier, founder of Verde Touch and pioneering touch therapist, believes in the simple power of human touch. His work is an embodiment of this belief. The unique and evolving touch therapy experience that David offers you is based on very simple and core human qualities. Skilled, connected, presence based touch, and the patience to slow down, "to the speed of feel". The result is an effective and nurturing healing session for you. David specialized in his own Verde touch and Verde prenatal massage suite (also including fertility, inducement, and postnatal massage), helping to move his clients beyond a state of physical balance and well being and into a space of true wholeness. In its highest expression, experiencing a session with David is a form of a guided tactile meditation.