We are happy to announce that Josh Han is back. Josh helped us train and teach massage therapists from the start of the business and has helped our business grow. He has 20 years massage therapy experience — including 14 years in an acupuncture doctor’s office — and he is well-versed in pain reduction techniques.

Josh’s specialties are acupressure treatments for frozen shoulder, sciatic nerve pain, tenniselbow, and insomnia.

 Please see our SERVICES page for more information about this acupressure treatments.

Since 2011

Introducing Our Newest Therapist Hera Wu

Relax Ave Day Spa, with locations in Livermore and Dublin, is excited to introduce Hera Wu, a recent graduate from the Bodhi Panya Institute in San Francisco. Hera joined our team right after her graduation in 2022, bringing with her a passion for holistic wellness and a deep understanding of therapeutic massage.

Hera is a certified Massage Therapist (CMT) in California, specializing in Thai and Ashiatsu Deep Feet Bar Therapy. These techniques, known for their deep, restorative effects, are complemented by Hera's expertise in prenatal and postnatal massage therapy. Her approach is tailored to nurture and provide relief,

especially for mothers during and after pregnancy.

We are proud to have Hera as part of our Relax Ave family. She is eager to apply her skills and knowledge to help our clients in Livermore and Dublin experience relaxation and rejuvenation like never before.
Join us in welcoming Hera Wu to Relax Ave Day Spa, where your wellness is our utmost priority.

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Prenatal Massage Training

Since 2011

Since 2011

Relax Ave Day Spa

October, 2016

Stacey has been practicing massage since 1987, when she graduated from a program in Virginia. In 1989, she continued her training in Sports and Deep Tissue at the Connecticut Center for Massage Therapy. Moving to the Bay Area in 1992, she has enjoyed working for local chiropractors, fitness centers, spas and establishing a private clientele. But something was missing … teaching! After 25+ years of bodywork, Stacey now shares her passion and experience with others. She teaches in the Swedish Foundations and Advanced Swedish classes with a commitment to bringing compassion and humor to the classroom.​

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Tony Sheppard

December 01, 2023

Relax Ave News 

Tony has been a bodyworker since 1991. Since that time, he has served as a massage therapist as well as an instructor/director for a professional level massage training program. He utilizes a wide range of techniques in his practice and has worked with a diverse client base, from NFL football players to expectant mothers. His techniques and training include deep tissue, (Esalen inspired) Swedish massage, myofascial release, prenatal massage, ART, trigger point, passive/resisted stretches, and sports massage. Tony's specialty is clinical deep tissue bodywork with an emphasis on relaxation, characterized by long flowing strokes along with whole body integration, myofascial release and joint mobilization.​

June 01, 2021

Since 2011

Relax Ave Day Spa

October, 2018

Stacey Brown

Acupressure treatments

We’re very happy to let you know that all 24 of our massage therapists received 3 hours of amazing deep tissue massage therapy training on October 31st. Our instructor, Tony Sheppard, helped us warm up with a Tai Chi session, then taught us techniques to help us save energy during massage therapy in order to work best for our customers. Tony focused on neck, shoulder, and low back therapy. We started using the new techniques the same day and received a lot of positive feedback from our customers.​

Relax Ave Day Spa is proud to let you know that our massage therapists have received additional training by the McKinnon Institute of Oakland, CA in Prenatal Massage. On Oct.18th all of our massage therapists spent 4 hours with a trained professional teacher, Stacey Brown*, who helped us update and maximize our Prenatal Massage techniques for your ultimate comfort and relaxation.

Deep Tissue Massage Training