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Massage Therapist / Bodyworker in Los Angeles, CA

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Balanced Bodyworks LA

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Rejuvenate, Heal, Restore
Orthopedic Sports Massage & Therapeutic Exercise
Who We Are
Balanced Bodyworks of LA is a wellness company dedicated to improving performance in every facet of your life by restoring your natural balance. Balanced Bodyworks of LA is a collective of athletic, passionate professionals who share in the vision of helping everyone achieve balanced bodies and balanced lifestyles (encompassing emotional, biochemical, and physical aspects of a person).

Balanced Bodyworks of LA is a wellness company focused on the importance of strength, flexibility, orthopedic sports massage and networking with great acupuncture providers in order to balance the body and mind while improving performance in every part of your life.

What We Do
Drawing from our expertise and resources in sports massage, yoga, personal training and acupuncture services, Balanced Bodyworks of LA provides customized care and training to bring your unique body and lifestyle into balance. Our athletic backgrounds and wide range of training… yogis, runners, cyclists, swimmers, triathletes, bodybuilders, dancers and athletes of all levels.

Our Goal
Our mission is to help every client enhance performance, speed recovery, avoid injury, increase focus and improve upon their lives.
Bio
Raul Quintana
Nationally Certified Orthopedic Sports Massage and Therapeutic Exercise

Massage Therapy Philosophy

“I specialize in Therapeutic Sports Massages delivered with a compassionate and energetic touch. I address the body with regard to structural alignment and posture, fascial restrictions, range of motion and lifestyle habits. Through client education, I have found the healing process to be faster and the client more empowered, when taking an active role in their own healing. I firmly believe that massage therapy, whether used as preventative method, or in conjunction with more alternative forms of healing, can allow the client to reach higher levels of physical and emotional well being. Sports Massage Therapy helps care for the wear and tear and minor injuries sustained in the performance of any strenuous physical activity. It also allows the client a chance to bring body awareness, release stress, pain, and emotional fatigue.”

12 years massage & bodywork experience
12 years therapeutic exercise and personal training experience
11 years experience working with physical therapists and chiropractors
Nationally Certified Massage Therapist and licensed by the state of California
Nationally Certified Personal Trainer
Bachelor of Health Science in Pre PT/OT
Extensive experience working with runners, tri-athletes, cyclists, swimmers, and martial artist of all levels.
Athletic club outreach event experience: LA TRI Club, Team in Training, LA Leggers, LA RoadRunners

Additional Skills:
Extensive orthopedic massage experience with musculoskeletal pathologies, sports injuries, rehabilitation and stress reduction. Specializing in combining soft-tissue neuromuscular massage therapy with joint mobilization techniques and therapeutic exercises

Athletic Pursuits:
Breakdancing, Capoeira, Cycling, Resistance & Core Training.

Notable Experience:
Sports and Exercise Training Specialist, Sports Massage Therapist for Athelete’s Performance, Massage Therapist at the 2008 Strawberry Fields Triathlon, the 2008 and 2009 Malibu Triathlon, 2009 and 2010 LA Marathon, Los Angeles 1/2 Marathon 2010, 2009 Coors Cup Hockey Tournament, 2008 and 2009 Brentwood Grand Prix, 2010 Playa Del Rey Triathlon
Practice Areas
 Massage Therapy  Medical Massage  Seniors and Elder Care
 Acupressure  Myofascial Release  Shiatsu
 Aromatherapy  Neuromuscular Massage  Sports Massage
 Bodywork  Orthopedic Massage  Structural Integration
 Corporate Chair Massage  Pregnancy Massage  Swedish Massage
 Deep Tissue Massage  Reflexology  Trigger Point Massage
 Geriatric Massage
Certifications
 Certified Massage Therapist (CMT)  National Certification in Therapeutic Massage and Bodywork (NCBTMB)
Education/Training
Raul is a Nationally Certified Sports Massage Therapist since 1999 with over 1,000 hours from a state accredited program that included Therapeutic Massage, Sports Massage, Deep Tissue Massage, Neuromuscular Therapy (Trigger Points), Myofascial Release, Swedish Massage, Active Release Modalities, Shiatsu, Acupressure, Reflexology, Anatomy & Physiology, CPR and First Aide Certifications. He continues to expand his knowledge, experience and expertise in bodywork by consistently accruing hours of continuing education credits through workshops and classes to enhance his skill level and to better serve his clients.
Memberships
ABMP, CMTCA
Other Languages
Spanish
Payments Accepted
Cash, Checks, Credit Cards
Hours:By Appointment only
Cost/Session:$100 per 60 Minutes
License:Cert # 355 California
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Location
11965 Venice Blvd Ste. 209
Additional Location
16545 Ventura Blvd
#24
Encino,  CA 91436
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