Massage Therapist, CMT, CST-T, CPMT
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Tarzana, California 91356
"My ideal client is someone who recognizes that the body heals itself when given appropriate opportunities through bodywork, and also shares and values the philosophy of the body, mind, spirit connection. My sessions are client-centered, and each session is unique. Effective communication is a key component in the therapist-client relationship, and I encourage each client to keep me informed during the session of any modifications they need."
(818) 465-5549
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Office is near:
Tarzana, California 91356
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"My ideal client is someone who recognizes that the body heals itself when given appropriate opportunities through bodywork, and also shares and values the philosophy of the body, mind, spirit connection. My sessions are client-centered, and each session is unique. Effective communication is a key component in the therapist-client relationship, and I encourage each client to keep me informed during the session of any modifications they need."

Who can practice massage in Tarzana?
Most states have licensing requirements that must be met before a practitioner (a 'masseuse' or 'masseur') can use the title 'Massage Therapist', and some states require a license to practice any form of massage. Licensed Massage Therapists in Tarzana have obtained the highest level of authentication. They must complete academic coursework in anatomy and physiology, as well as on the application of massage and bodywork, business and ethics, and specialized massage techniques. The Tarzana LMT must then pass a certification exam.
What are the benefits of Tarzana massage?
Clients use massage in Tarzana because it relieves pain from muscle aches and sprains, muscle injuries and other causes of pain. It reduces stress and helps clients relax, and can decrease feelings of anxiety and depression by stimulating the release of endorphins and serotonin. Massage therapy in Tarzana can help prevent fibrosis or scar tissue, increase the flow of lymph, and improve sleep. Tarzana massage therapy can help rehabilitate sports injuries.

How does massage work?
Massage involves working and acting on the body using pressure from the hands, fingers, elbows, knees, forearm, or feet of the massage therapist. The Tarzana massage therapist focuses on muscles, tendons, ligaments, myofacia, skin, joints, or other connective tissue, as well as lymphatic vessels, or organs of the gastrointestinal system.