Tom graduated from Advance School of Massage Therapy in 2002. From his own personal experiences, and as a lifelong athlete, Tom has learned the benefits of massage and therapy for recovery and mending of injuries. He has continued learning by keeping up to date with continuing education courses in massage and manual therapy; such as Upledger level I Lymphatic Drainage, Pregnancy Massage, Level I Kinesiotaping, Therapeutic cupping, Sport Massage, Deep Tissue Massage, and Proprioceptive neuromuscular facilitation techniques.
His ability to provide a deep therapeutic massage for recovery and performance involves blending a combination of techniques; helping his clients perform better in sports, work, and daily activities. Tom’s goal is to help all of his clients to have better body awareness and the need to focus on recovery. Tom has hours of experience working with a wide range of clients of all ages and walks of life. Whether it’s the weekend warrior, the mom to be, or the elderly, Tom’s approach is fit to your needs. He also has worked with runners, cyclists, triathletes, high school athletes, cross fitters, and Pro MMA fighters. During his free time, Tom enjoys staying active. He is an avid weightlifter, enjoys hiking, cycling, Jiu Jitsu, and boxing.
Lanita graduated from Bryman College in 2005 with over 700 hours of manual therapy. With the willingness to assist the healing process and maintain good internal body structure with the muscle system, Lanita looks forward to helping improve each individual’s specific needs. Her goal is to help clients be more aware of their body by providing therapeutic massage. She fuses deep tissue, trigger points, and sports massage with a swedish flow for optimum results, as well specializing in pregnancy massage, and helping to stabilize alignment between tendon, muscle, and bone and relieving stress deep inside the body.
Lanita is trained in the dōTERRA ArōmaTouch Technique, which is a clinical approach to applying essential oils along energy meridians and visceral contact points of the back and feet to help balance sympathetic and parasympathetic nervous systems of the body.
Nicola, originally from Ireland, is a graduate of The International College of Holistic Studies, San Diego. Nicola graduated with her Massage Therapist Certification in September 2015 and then continued her studies in order to graduate as a Holistic Health Practitioner in September 2016. During her studies Nicola obtained certificates in Eastern/Western Herbology, Whole Food Nutrition and is also an Usai Reiki III Practitioner.
Nicola is trained in Therapeutic, Swedish, Pregnancy, Deep Tissue, Aromatherapy, Indian Head and Ayurvedic Massage as well as Structural Myofascial Integration. Her signature massage combines Therapeutic, Swedish and Ayurvedic massage as well as Reiki Energy Healing.
Nicola’s approach to body work is to facilitate in balancing the mind body and spirit. She believes in the power of massage and energy work to aid in healing the whole self. Using the combination of nurturing touch, fluid motions and balancing techniques she creates a relaxed state in the mind and body while tending to each client’s’ individual needs.
Abby graduated from Remington College in Honolulu, HI in 2013. She grew up in Riverside County in CA and has been working in the spa industry since 2005. She has experience in Swedish, Deep Tissue and Prenatal massage and stretching.
Her main technique is slow but deep pressure. She believes in calming down the mind in order to break up fascial adhesions easier. Abby also has a special understanding and knowledge of limited mobility in the rotator cuff and neck, working on clients with migraines, shoulder stiffness and limited range of motion.
She performs stretching with clients dressed in comfortable active wear with the main stretches focused on the lower body and geared towards runners, walkers and those with pain or discomfort in the hips and knees.
Her desire is to continue education in Physical Therapy, Sports Massage as well as Foot Reflexology. Abby enjoys working with all different types of clients and her goal is to not only help a client feel better physically, but to feel better mentally and emotionally as well.