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Head Massage

Rejuvenate with massage

Your Gateway to Health

Holistic medicine is the art and science of healing that addresses the mind, body and spirit. As an experienced Massage Therapist since 2004, I can integrate a range of therapies to promote optimal health. I studied the advanced program at The World School of Massage Therapy & Holistic Healing in San Francisco, Ca. I am California state certified and a member of the AMTA. I have a BS degree in Recreational Therapy from Cal State East Bay, and love helping people find balance in their lifestyle. 

CAMTC ID# 25873


Thank you for considering my assistance in attaining your health and wellness goals. I look forward to meeting you!


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I was living in SF during 2008-2009 and was playing tennis 2-3 times a week. At some point I experienced some annoying muscle pain in my arm, shoulder and back. I decided to try massage therapy and Dena was thetherapist. Dena was great, a true expert and very comfortable to be around. After a very thorough treatment session, I was able to get back into action in about 2 days (as Dena predicted and explained upfront). I would recommend her without hesitation, she is a pro and a wonderful person.


All rates and availability will be found by clicking on either "Book Now Folsom" or

"Book Now Burlingame" at the bottom of this list.

I’m a caring, thoughtful and experienced Massage Therapist, who has been massaging family, friends, and pets since I was 6 years old. I offer a variety of holistic treatment services that address the root causes and not just the symptoms of pains and ailments. My specialties are relieving knee, hip, low back, shoulder, neck & jaw related pain. Contact me to find out more about how I can help you. I may use my own all natural herbal infused & hand crafted nutrient dense oil blends from my product line called BodiBe Botanical Body Care (If you'd like to use them at home, they are available for purchase), or Sacred Earth Organic Massage Cream.

Additional service offerings not described below are: 

  • Prenatal 

  • Swedish

  • Bowen Therapy

  • Reiki

  • Himalayan Salt Scrub

  • Nilotica Shea Butter application with dry brush exfoliation 

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Myofascial  Release

is a safe and very effective hands-on technique that involves applying gentle sustained pressure into the Myofascial connective tissue restrictions to eliminate pain and restore motion.

The goal is to release fascial adhesions to restore movement and relaxation to the muscle tissue. It is an excellent addition to Craniosacral balancing for treatment of migraines and TMJ.

Vibrational Healing Massage

can be used in conjunction with other alternative therapies. It feels like Acupressure, Bowen Therapy, Table Thai & Reiki combined to release & move various types of energy. Bodies are meant to stay in motion.

This is a clothing on, no oil or lotion service. 

Vibrational Healing Massage Therapy (VHMT) is a bodywork therapy designed to restore one to fluidity. It is like massage therapy, providing touch techniques and distinctions that help people live in their bodies as a liquid process, freeing pain as we have known it.

VHMT works with the physical structure to free up past tensions and stresses that have been held in the body. This reawakening of the nervous system restores circulation to injured areas, moves energy and emotions, and helps in the release of chronic pain or stiffness.

Craniosacral balancing

can help with migraines, anxiety, PTSD, post-natal pain, restore cranial mobility and release restrictions of the nerves, thereby soothing pain and both emotional and physical stress. It is well paired and used in conjunction with Bowen Therapy, Vibrational Healing & Lymphatic massage.

This is a clothing on, no oil or lotion service.

After a single session, you’ll start to feel changes to your body, mind and energy levels. Craniosacral therapy "is a form of bodywork or alternative therapy focused primarily on the concept of 'primary respiration' and regulating the flow of cerebrospinal fluid by using therapeutic touch to manipulate the synarthrodial joints of the cranium. To do this, a practitioner will apply light touches to a patient's skull, face, spine and pelvis."

Lymphatic Massage & Lymphatic contouring massage

is a deeply relaxing and detoxifying modality. It helps relieve excess fluid, essentially pushing the metabolic wastes towards the filtering system (lymph nodes), which in turn strengthens the immune system. It also soothes the nervous system, which is excellent for someone who is anxious or in need of detox assistance. A focused, targeted session (Lymphatic Contouring) may aid in the reduction of cellulite and reduce the appearance of localized swelling. Contact me for a consultation.

This can be used in conjunction with other alternative therapies such as Craniosacral balancing or Prenatal massage.

“Treat the cause not the effect”

Dr. Edward Bach

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Location & contact

Valentino's Salon & Spa

1305 Bayswater Ave

Burlingame, Ca 94010

Nail care, Hair care, Waxing, Facials, and more at Valentino's Salon (Now offering services at our outside patio setting seasonally)

We are following all Covid-19 precautions and preventative protocols.

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