After being in business for many years, we have evolved into our present personal way of addressing different problems. We evaluate your situation and address it in a methodical and straightforward manner. If we can only alleviate your symptoms but cannot solve the problem, we will let you know and offer you several alternatives.
In order to help establish our practice and maintain our standards current, we have chosen to belong to the following organizations:
American Massage Therapy Association
National Certification of Therapeutic Massage and Bodywork
American Counsel Exercise
California Massage Therapy Council
Additionally, we belong to certain health plans that may be covered by several insurance companies. Our clients tend to stay with us for a very long time. They find that after their headaches, backaches, and overall stress are reduced they are able to perform more effectively and energetically in both their professional and personal lives.
Full time successful clinical practice specializing in sports/work-related injuries utilizing massage, resistance training, and therapeutic exercise. Works extensively with chronic pain, terminal illness, post rehab resistance training, performance artists e.g. Dancers, singers, & actors.
Training-Over 5000 hours
Shiatsu Massage School, Sports Massage Training Institute (SMTI), Massage School of Santa Monica, Institute of Psycho-Structural Balancing, Jin Shin Do Foundation, Touch for Health Foundation, and The Healing Tao Center.
Professional Certification- 10+ Modalities
Shiatsu, Swedish, Lymphatic/Circulatory Massage, Reflexology (Ear, Hand, Foot), Deep Tissue, Trigger Point Therapy, Orthopedic Sports Massage, Jin Shin Do, Chi Lei Jong (Taoist Abdominal Massage), Structural Integration (Similar to Rolfing), Clinical Massage, Applied Kinesiology, Neurolymphatic reflexes, and ACE Certified Personal Training. Over 1000 Hours. Community College Counseling Credential (Valid For Life). California Massage Therapy Council
Education-Bachelors and Masters Degree
Bachelor of Arts in Sociology with course work in psychology and music
Masters Degree in Counseling
American Massage Therapy Association (AMTA), National Certification Board for Therapeutic Massage & Bodywork (NCBTMB), and American Council on Exercise (ACE).
Self Directed Learning
Maintains case notes of massage visits
Conducts outcome research using rating scales and statistical analysis.
Cataloging Pictorial Review of reflexes, Muscles, Muscle tests.
Developed Computer Programs for Pocket PC for quick notes.