Mark Bernardino

Mark Bernardino graduated from Muscular Therapy Institute in Cambridge, Massachusetts in 1996. Shortly thereafter, he opened South End Health Associates with Annie Schwab. His massage techniques are a combination of general Swedish style strokes combined with Neuromuscular, technical pressure point therapy. This combination works well for everything, from general relaxation to sports injury to chronic pain issues. He tends to work with more pressure to achieve each therapeutic goal.

Michael McGrath

Michael McGrath, Lic. Ac., is licensed through Commonwealth of Massachusetts Board of Registration in Medicine and holds a Masters of Acupuncture from the New England School of Acupuncture. He is certified in Auriculotherapy and Dr. Tan acupuncture energy balancing. Additionally, Michael practices gentle Japanese acupuncture, traditional Chinese acupuncture, cupping therapy, burning moxa therapy, detox - smoking cessation and Reiki energy healing.

Arnie Katz

Arnie Katz is a licensed massage therapist and bodyworker providing massage, healing touch, and massage instruction in the Boston area. He began giving massages in 1984, graduated from the Massage Institute of New England in 1986 and draws from his training and experience with Swedish, Sports, and Deep Tissue Massage as well as incorporating energy healing techniques, breathwork, and yoga stretching into his sessions. He has a natural intuitive ability and strong tactile sense that allows him to hone in on the areas people hold stress and tension and to facilitate clients in relaxing and letting go. You can read more about his work, including testimonials, at

Annie Schwab

Annie Schwab graduated from the Muscular Therapy Institute in 1996 and opened South End Health Associates with Mark Bernardino. Since then she has combined Muscular therapy with her intensive training and experience in Neuromuscular therapy to create treatments unique to each client's specific needs. She uses muscle specific bodywork techniques with massage to provide deep relaxation and relief from pain patterns. She is also certified in pregnancy massage and delights in treating women in all stages of pregnancy.

Richella Archer

Richella Archer completed her training and began her career in skin care in Ireland. Upon coming to the United States, she began at a boutique in Newton before settling in at the well regarded Newbury Street Spa named Linear Aveda. After 13 years she began her own successful practice in Bostonís South End. The move to South End Health has allowed Richella to expand her practice while being part of a group offering a variety of services.

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