Tag: Certified Massage Therapists Santa Barbara Ca

Sports Massage for Athletes in SB – Santa Barbara, Goleta, UCSB, SBCC, Westmont College Athletes

Riktr Pro Massage can be healing, cat-like, relaxing flowers or deep tissue bodywork for sports injuries and muscular and or emotional pain. (We all have holding patterns in our bodies according to Ida Rolf and John F. Barnes.) Nicola, LMT Nicola of Riktr Pro Massage is a practicing licensed insured professional LMT (Licensed Massage Therapist) and fine artist based in Santa Barbara, …

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Why should Runners get Sports Massage? Massage for Runners Santa Barbara, Goleta

                            Massage for Runners A good therapist can determine where any adhesions may be and then break them up while improving functional flexibility in the tissue. … While it likely won’t help with muscle adhesions or scar tissue, a more relaxing massage still has …

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Ninja Warrior – Massage for local and visiting Ninja Warriors

All American Ninja Warriors are welcome at Riktr Pro Massage. Pro Massage offers a sliding scale to low-income clients, students or low-income seniors. My Client X, a sixth-degree black belt kung fu master, got me into American Ninja Warrior and I love it and watch the show every week. Like the show and the hosts, all …

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Yoga, Pilates, Stretching and Massage. Practice these as much as possible. Therapeutic Pain Relief, Santa Barbara, Goleta

Why do Yoga, Pilates, Stretching and Massage work together? It is hard to find a better combination of relaxation, increased circulation, and range of motion. Yoga and massage can work together to relieve stress and tension throughout your life. Yogis need a massage and massage therapists and bodyworkers need yoga. The two arts are sisters. Therapists’ knowledge of yoga informs …

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Deep Tissue

Deep tissue massage therapy is similar to Swedish massage, but the deeper pressure is beneficial in releasing chronic muscle tension. The focus is on the deepest layers of muscle tissue, tendons, and fascia (the protective layer surrounding muscles, bones and joints.  Deep tissue massage is aimed at the deeper tissue structures of the muscle and fascia, also called connective tissue. Deep …

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Chair Massage

What is Chair Massage? A chair massage is a very portable form of massage where the client sits leaning forward with his or her head resting on a pad, and the massage therapist has total access to their neck, shoulders, and back. Chair massage is a new solution to the problem of stress and job-related injury in the workplace which is …

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Types of Athletic, Fitness Event Sports Massage

“To become more conscious is the greatest gift anyone can give to the world; moreover, in a ripple effect, the gift comes back to its source.”— Dr. David Hawkins . Please call or text me for an Appointment: 805-637-7482 No solicitations FORMS –   Save Time and Download Helpful 1st Time Visit Intake Forms HERE  Policies   What is …

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Athletic Event Massage

What ever athletic sports you are into, massage can help you! List of all Sports What is Athletic Event Massage? Sports massage involves the application of therapeutic massage and stretching to assist an athlete’s performance and recovery from activity. However, there are different types of sports massage based on when you give the massage in relation to the competition: Immediately before competition (Pre-Event) What is a …

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Ashiatsu

Ashiatsu Meaning – “foot” (ashi) “pressure” (atsu) Ashiatsu is a type of massage therapy in which the therapist walks on the client’s back, using bars and other props for support to vary pressure and weight. This modality has its roots in Asia, but today, several different versions of Ashiatsu massage are practiced around the world. Learning to …

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