9 Tips to Younger Looking Skin

Down To The Basics You basically want to look like you are in your twenties always, right? That might be a bit of a stretch depending on your age, but you do have the potential to look your age or...

Spa with a Purpose

Spa with a Purpose! I don’t know much about the non-spa world anymore and I often have to remind myself that not everyone lives in my world. For the last 17 years I have been a practicing massage therapist, for...

Therapist Spotlight: Carlos Jaco

Carlos recently joined the Hands On Healing team bringing 8 years of experience with him. Before moving to Texas he was an amateur boxer, during which time he received massages twice a week and felt the difference during training sessions...

Cedar Fever Tips

Only a week into cedar season, cedar pollen counts reached the second highest level in record history – 21,952 grains/cubic meter. Since then, cedar counts have been high to very high daily leaving thousands of Austinites living in state of...

Why do you want to see my tongue?

Why do you want to see my tongue?   In Traditional Chinese Medicine the tongue can reflect a great deal of what is going on in the body.  For example, a pale tongue indicates a deficiency of sorts.  Makes sense,...

Acupuncture and Sleep

I often see patients for things like pain relief and stress reduction, but more often than not they also do not sleep well.  Insomnia, whether it is hard time falling or staying asleep, can have a major impact on the...

Featured Massage Therapist: Juny

My Story I grew up in the suburbs of Houston, Texas in a little town called Seabrook.  I enjoyed spending my childhood living by the bay and close to NASA.  My Mom and Grandmother taught me to be caring, compassionate,...

It’s My First Massage!

It’s My First Massage Come in your comfy clothes! If you forgot to shave your legs we probably won’t even notice. Your massage will be done on what we call a massage table dressed like a bed; you will lie...

Visions of a Boutique

It all started with a little product line called Rachel’s Plan Bee on consignment in my massage/acupuncture office. My friend Rachel convinced me to do an account with her which was scary and exciting at the same time. She gave...