Terri Visovatti

  • IL License #: 227002818

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Terri Lynn Visovatti
B.S., LMT, BCTMB, FMT, PMT, CES, CKTP, BTS 1&2; USAT Level 1 Coach; Owner/Movement Specialist/RockDoc

A 1996 graduate of the Chicago School of Massage Therapy. Terri was an instructor in both the diploma and continuing education programs at Cortiva Institute-Chicago, from 2005 until 2013; where she assisted in curriculum development as well as creating courses for advanced education. She assisted Bob King (a co-founder of the school she attended) in many continuing educatio...

Terri Lynn Visovatti
B.S., LMT, BCTMB, FMT, PMT, CES, CKTP, BTS 1&2; USAT Level 1 Coach; Owner/Movement Specialist/RockDoc

A 1996 graduate of the Chicago School of Massage Therapy. Terri was an instructor in both the diploma and continuing education programs at Cortiva Institute-Chicago, from 2005 until 2013; where she assisted in curriculum development as well as creating courses for advanced education. She assisted Bob King (a co-founder of the school she attended) in many continuing education workshops in Chicago, and other parts of the country; as well as on her own. In addition to this, Terri also developed and taught Anatomy, Physiology, and Pathology courses at Zen Shiatsu in Evanston. Currently she is designing some new continuing education courses for massage therapists.

Terri has advanced training in Myofascial Therapy, Sports Massage, Pregnancy Massage, Reiki, Thai Massage, many movement based practices, and Personal Training. Terri became a Certified Kinesio Tape Practitioner in 2007, and is now a RockDoc, Certified in both Functional Myofascial Taping (FMT) and Performance Movement Techniques (PMT). She is a Certified Corrective Exercise Specialist (CES) and has trained with Functional Movement Systems (FMS) and Instrument Assisted Soft Tissue Mobilization (IASTM).  

She has a Bachelor of Science degree in Kinesiology from the University of Illinois-Chicago. Terri has maintained a massage therapy practice since 1996. In addition to working with the athletic department as a Licensed Massage Therapist at Northwestern University, she currently owns a multi-therapist practice in the Bucktown/Wicker Park neighborhood of Chicago with a secondary office in Evanston, IL.  

In addition to her business, Terri speaks at events on a variety of topics from promoting massage therapy, movement, and healthy training, to anatomy and injuries for specific athletes.  She is a triathlete, and though racing is "fun", really enjoys the training aspect of things. A self proclaimed movement and fascial "geek" (alright, others proclaim it about her too!), she really enjoys working with the body to incorporate many layers of treatment into her plan. Whether pre or post event, rehabilitative or pre surgical (prehab), restorative or maintenance based; Terri will work closely with athletes/clients/coaches/etc to find the appropriate combinations for each individual. 

"I have always been passionate about my work as a massage therapist. When I became an instructor of Massage, I believe I once again became a student of the body. That passion grew to depths I have only begun to comprehend. I have interests in this field that are all over the place, so I am constantly challenging myself to draw connections. In some respects many therapists have already done this, I have too, but NOW I acknowledge it. My belief and my business focus is 'Balance in your body. Wellness in your life'. So I am always searching for ways to achieve this balanced wellness for every body."

Terri is an avid runner and triathlete. After many years of coaching athletes and working with coaches to aid athletes to return to training and racing condition after injuries; Terri became USA Triathlon Level 1 Certified Coach and accepts athletes of all skill levels. How great is that? Working with a coach that can often predict and prevent injuries, work with form and recovery, and utilize a unique skill set many do not have with her wide range of tools. 

Terri is excited to announce that recently she completed her Level 1 & Level 2 Barefoot Training Specialist Certifications from the Evidence Based Fitness Academy. This will help bring together everything from massage and movement work, coaching, taping, cupping therapy, posture, and fun! "Looking forward to showing you!"

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If Terri is not in one of her offices working, out training, you may find her working with the Northwestern University Athletic Department and the various sports team.

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Watch for her and her Team Betty Designs 2017 racing apparel at her various races.


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Where I Work
Available Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday
Licenses
Massage

IL # 227002818

SPECIALTIES: Bodywork and Massage techniques I perform

Bodywork & Massage

  • Deep Tissue
  • Myofascial Release
  • Pregnancy Massage
  • Recovery Boots
  • Sports Massage
  • Cupping Methods
  • Kinesiology Taping
  • Running & Athletic Form Analysis
  • Other
  • Posture Analysis
  • Therapeutic Massage Therapy
  • Swedish Massage

Coaching

  • Triathlon & Running Coach