About Us

Experience the quality and knowledge under the hands of San Diego Athlete Massage. Finally receive bodywork that is productive, eases chronic pain and allows you to move with more ease and grace. San Diego Athlete Massage specializes in working with issues that arise in endurance athletes. As an active athlete, Kristi brings firsthand knowledge of what can stress a body and how to offer relief through bodywork. Chronic pain or a nagging injury? Come in and lets get your body feeling great again. Professionalism, Quality and Knowledge. Great bodywork for a healthy body.

San Diego Athlete Massage

7730 Herschel Ave

Suite D

La Jolla , CA 92037 map it

(619) 417-4045

License: #CMT #70400

Hours of Operation

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Client Testimonials

Here's what our clients are saying


  • Kristi goes above and beyond for her massage therapy clients. She offers specialized, unique techniques to accommodate each client's muscular needs. I would highly recommend her services!

    Kristi was extremely knowledgeable. I look forward to my next visit.

  • She understands athletes

    Excellent

  • Kristi was able relieve a lot of the neck stiffness and the nerve sensations that I was experiencing in my arm, hand leg.

    Kristi is a total pro and always nails the issues that are causing me pain/discomfort.

  • Kristi is a wonderful massage therapist and her office in Solana Beach is very clean and peaceful. She's knowledgeable about massage techniques and takes the time to understand what you are seeking. Her massage was very therapeutic and healing, and loosened up my tight and constricted neck and shoulders dramatically. She gives a strong massage reaching deep tissues without inflicting pain. I'm looking forward to going back!

    Great technique she really helped my shoulder issue I've been having.

  • I am a varsity xc runner with quad/hip/groin pain. This was the first time I had someone work on me and Kristi made me feel comfortable with the soothing ambiance of her office space and friendly personality. She is very knowledgeable in what she does and is excellent in communicating how she would address my injury and gave me tips on how I could help my recovery. I plan on seeing her again as the XC season progresses. -Renee S.

    Love your work!!!

Structural/Myofascial Bodywork

$150
60min
$190
90min
$299
120min

Massage: Deep Tissue, Swedish, NMT

$150
60min
$190
90min
$299
120min

Fascial Stretch Therapy - 60 minutes

$150
60min
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2 hour Myofascial Release Session

$299
120min
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PRIVATE 1-on-1 Yoga

$110
60min
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Relaxation Therapy

$80
60min
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Meditation: Guided

$45
30min
$90
60min
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Breathwork

$45
30min
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Structural Integration (Rolfing) 10-Series

$1750
90min.
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10-60 Min. Massage: Deep Tissue, Swedish, NMT

$1400
60min.
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5 - 60 Min. Therapeutic Massages

Buy 5 massage as a commitment to yourself to recover well after hard efforts or finally find some relief from your chronic pain.
$695
60min.
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10- 60 min Massage/Bodywork Package

10 - 60 min sessions of massage/bodywork.
$1350
60min.
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5 - 60 Minute Session Package

60 minutes to address any issue or simply to relax and recover.
$675
60min.
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10- 90min Massage/Bodywork Package

10 - 90 min bodywork/massage sessions.
$1750
90min.
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5- 90 Minute Sessions

5 - 90 minutes session tailored to what your body needs from therapeutic massage to structural work.
$850
90min.
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60 Minute Massage at your location!

$150
60min

90 Min. Therapeutic Massage

$225
90min
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Facial Stretch Therapy

$120
60min
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10-60min In-Home sessions

In-home therapy session may include yoga, soft tissue massage or structural work.
$1400
60min.
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Kristi D.

License: CA #70400

58 Verified Reviews

Structural/Myofascial Bodywork

$150
60min
$190
90min
$299
120min

Massage: Deep Tissue, Swedish, NMT

$150
60min
$190
90min
$299
120min

Fascial Stretch Therapy - 60 minutes

$150
60min
Select

2 hour Myofascial Release Session

$299
120min
Select

PRIVATE 1-on-1 Yoga

$110
60min
Select

Relaxation Therapy

$80
60min
Select

Meditation: Guided

$45
30min
$90
60min
Select

Breathwork

$45
30min
Select

Special Offers

Structural Integration (Rolfing) 10-Series

$1750
90min.
Select

10-60 Min. Massage: Deep Tissue, Swedish, NMT

$1400
60min.
Select

5 - 60 Min. Therapeutic Massages

$695
60min.
Select

10- 60 min Massage/Bodywork Package

$1350
60min.
Select

5 - 60 Minute Session Package

$675
60min.
Select

10- 90min Massage/Bodywork Package

$1750
90min.
Select

5- 90 Minute Sessions

$850
90min.
Select

60 Minute Massage at your location!

$150
60min

90 Min. Therapeutic Massage

$225
90min
Select

Facial Stretch Therapy

$120
60min
Select

Special Offers

10-60min In-Home sessions

$1400
60min.
Select
by Anonymous on Jul 12
Kristi goes above and beyond for her massage therapy clients. She offers specialized, unique techniques to accommodate each client's muscular needs. I would highly recommend her services!
by Anonymous on Jul 06
Kristi was extremely knowledgeable. I look forward to my next visit.
by Anonymous on Jun 16
She understands athletes
by Ann on Feb 22
Excellent
by Larry on Jan 16
Kristi was able relieve a lot of the neck stiffness and the nerve sensations that I was experiencing in my arm, hand leg.
by Bill on Dec 17
Kristi is a total pro and always nails the issues that are causing me pain/discomfort.
by Anonymous on Nov 25
Kristi is a wonderful massage therapist and her office in Solana Beach is very clean and peaceful. She's knowledgeable about massage techniques and takes the time to understand what you are seeking. Her massage was very therapeutic and healing, and loosened up my tight and constricted neck and shoulders dramatically. She gives a strong massage reaching deep tissues without inflicting pain. I'm looking forward to going back!
by Monica on Sep 30
Great technique she really helped my shoulder issue I've been having.
by Anonymous on Sep 19
I am a varsity xc runner with quad/hip/groin pain. This was the first time I had someone work on me and Kristi made me feel comfortable with the soothing ambiance of her office space and friendly personality. She is very knowledgeable in what she does and is excellent in communicating how she would address my injury and gave me tips on how I could help my recovery. I plan on seeing her again as the XC season progresses. -Renee S.
by May on Aug 13
Love your work!!!

Average Rating:

5 (Based on 58 Reviews)

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by Anonymous on Jul 2020
Verified
Service Received: Massage: Deep Tissue, Swedish, NMT with Kristi D.
Kristi goes above and beyond for her massage therapy clients. She offers specialized, unique techniques to accommodate each client's muscular needs. I would highly recommend her services!
by Anonymous on Jul 2020
Verified
Service Received: Structural/Myofascial Bodywork with Kristi D.
Kristi was extremely knowledgeable. I look forward to my next visit.
by Anonymous on Jun 2020
Verified
Service Received: Massage: Deep Tissue, Swedish, NMT with Kristi D.
She understands athletes
by Ann on Feb 2020
Verified
Service Received: Massage: Deep Tissue, Swedish, NMT with Kristi D.
Excellent
by Larry on Jan 2020
Verified
Service Received: Structural/Myofascial Bodywork with Kristi D.
Kristi was able relieve a lot of the neck stiffness and the nerve sensations that I was experiencing in my arm, hand leg.
by Bill on Dec 2019
Verified
Service Received: 5 - 60 Minute Session Package with Kristi D.
Kristi is a total pro and always nails the issues that are causing me pain/discomfort.
by Anonymous on Nov 2019
Verified
Service Received: Structural/Myofascial Bodywork with Kristi D.
Kristi is a wonderful massage therapist and her office in Solana Beach is very clean and peaceful. She's knowledgeable about massage techniques and takes the time to understand what you are seeking. Her massage was very therapeutic and healing, and loosened up my tight and constricted neck and shoulders dramatically. She gives a strong massage reaching deep tissues without inflicting pain. I'm looking forward to going back!
by Monica on Sep 2019
Verified
Service Received: Structural/Myofascial Bodywork with Kristi D.
Great technique she really helped my shoulder issue I've been having.
by Anonymous on Sep 2019
Verified
Service Received: Structural/Myofascial Bodywork with Kristi D.
I am a varsity xc runner with quad/hip/groin pain. This was the first time I had someone work on me and Kristi made me feel comfortable with the soothing ambiance of her office space and friendly personality. She is very knowledgeable in what she does and is excellent in communicating how she would address my injury and gave me tips on how I could help my recovery. I plan on seeing her again as the XC season progresses. -Renee S.

Business response:

Wishing you a successful season! So glad you had a great experience.

by May on Aug 2019
Verified
Service Received: Massage: Deep Tissue, Swedish, NMT with Kristi D.
Love your work!!!

Business response:

Thank you May!

by Monica on Jun 2019
Verified
Service Received: Structural/Myofascial Bodywork with Kristi D.
Never had anyone better!
by Lori on Jun 2019
Verified
Service Received: Structural/Myofascial Bodywork with Kristi D.
I absolutely love Kristi! She is so knowledgeable and was able to immediately target my muscle pain and help relieve the tension I was feeling. She also gave me useful tools to use at home to help heal my muscle tissue, recover from activity, and stave off further injury. I am truly grateful to have met Kristi!

Business response:

Thank you Lori!!

by Diane on May 2019
Verified
Service Received: Structural/Myofascial Bodywork with Kristi D.
More than wonderful as usual
by Julie on May 2019
Verified
Service Received: Massage: Deep Tissue, Swedish, NMT with Kristi D.
kristi knows an athletes body! her touch is tough when necessary but finds the "hurt" and works with it vs pounding it out. Great location and easy parking too

Business response:

Thank you Julie!

by Anonymous on Apr 2019
Verified
Service Received: Structural/Myofascial Bodywork with Kristi D.
Highly Recommend Kristi, very Thorough and professional

Business response:

Thank you!

by Kasey on Apr 2019
Verified
Service Received: Structural/Myofascial Bodywork with Kristi D.
Kristi is amazing! I have been a client for over a year and the improvements keep coming. As a triathlete my body is put through a lot, and Kristie has taught me how to take care of my body and has taught me strengthen my weaker areas so I can continue to do the sport I love. Highly recommend her!

Business response:

Thank you Kasey! Our bodies are always in process.

by Anonymous on Apr 2019
Verified
Service Received: Massage: Deep Tissue, Swedish, NMT with Kristi D.
Kristi is amazing. Took time asked questions, explained the process and listened. Very skilled hands. Found all the problem spots. Great experience. Will be back.
by Steve on Apr 2019
Verified
Service Received: Bodywork with Kristi D.
Kristi's ability to address my injuries and problem areas, both past and present issues, was exceptional. Her attention to detail and professionalism deserve high marks. I have sent many of my patients to see her and will continue to utilized her in the future.

Business response:

Thank you Steve!

by Taj on Apr 2019
Verified
Service Received: Structural/Myofascial Bodywork with Kristi D.
Great overall experience, will definitely be going back!
by Matt on Mar 2019
Verified
Service Received: Massage: Deep Tissue, Swedish, NMT with Kristi D.
Awesome experience. Kristi also took the time after to show some different methods of foam rolling to help at home.

Business response:

Thank you Matt. Great to meet and work with you! -kristi

by Riley on Mar 2019
Verified
Service Received: 60 Minute Massage at your location! with Kristi D.
Huge help and extremely knowledgeable!!!!

Business response:

Go glad our session was productive!

by Eric on Feb 2019
Verified
Service Received: Massage: Deep Tissue, Swedish, NMT with Kristi D.
Kristi is very knowledgeable and does a fantastic job!
by Jamie on Jan 2019
Verified
Service Received: Massage: Deep Tissue, Swedish, NMT with Kristi D.
Such a great experience, Kristi made me so much more aware of my body and helped with my pain.

Business response:

Yes! Thank you Jamie.

by Krista on Jan 2019
Verified
Service Received: Structural/Myofascial Bodywork with Kristi D.
Kristi- I appreciate and am grateful for the talent and knowledge you have. The day after my session with you my back and shoulder muscles feel more relaxed. I'm hoping with continued sessions I will have better harmony with my body. So glad I found you!
by Krista on Jan 2019
Verified
Service Received: 5- 90 Minute Sessions with Kristi D.
Kristi- I appreciate and am grateful for the talent and knowledge you have. The day after my session with you my back and shoulder muscles feel more relaxed. I'm hoping with continued sessions I will have better harmony with my body. So glad I found you!

Business response:

Thank you Krista. Great to work with you. I look forward to our next session.

by Nancy on Jan 2019
Verified
Service Received: Bodywork with Kristi D.
Kristi is awesome. She is a great listener, strong and is 100% dedicated to her profession.

Business response:

Thank you Nancy. Love working with you.

by Mike on Dec 2018
Verified
Service Received: Massage: Deep Tissue, Swedish, NMT with Kristi D.
Kristi was patient, informative and effective. I was referred to her by my Chiropractor after a car accident injury. Excellent experience and excellent service.

Business response:

Thank you Mike!

by Felipe on Dec 2018
Verified
Service Received: Bodywork with Kristi D.
The Best!

Business response:

Thank you Felipe!

by Annu on Dec 2018
Verified
Service Received: 5 - 60 Minute Session Package with Kristi D.
Kristi was amazing. Spend a lot of time understanding issues and working through my problem areas. I would highly recommend her to anyone!

Business response:

Thank you Annu!

by Al on Dec 2018
Verified
Service Received: Structural/Myofascial Bodywork with Kristi D.
Kristi is an expert in myofascial release. She communicates well and encourages feedback during treatment. I always feel relaxed after a session and notice an increase in joint mobility in the days following my appointment. She stays on track in conversation maximizing my treatment time.
by Angie on Oct 2018
Verified
Service Received: Massage: Deep Tissue, Swedish, NMT with Kristi D.
THANKYOU Kristi You are the best. I was limping before you came and could walk once you were done with helping relieving the pain in my knee. I will keep you posted on how I hold up and will touch base again. Best Angie
by Denise on Oct 2018
Verified
Service Received: Massage: Deep Tissue, Swedish, NMT with Kristi D.
I liked that she truly assessed my issues rather than just giving me a ‘spa’ massage, so that I can be moving towards better movement and less pain.
by Jared on Oct 2018
Verified
Service Received: Bodywork with Kristi D.
Absolutely great experience! My neck feels better than it has in months. Kristi is a great resource for your health! Thanks so much I look forward yo my next session!
by Linda on Oct 2018
Verified
Service Received: Buy 5 Therapeutic Massages - Get the 6th FREE with Kristi D.
No matter what aches/pains/structural issues I present, Kristi ALWAYS is extraordinarily skilled and thorough. There's never a pat or formulaic approach to her work -- she consistently personalizes every massage and I can't recommend her highly enough!
by Lisa on Oct 2018
Verified
Service Received: Massage: Deep Tissue, Swedish, NMT with Kristi D.
Kristi is amazing at what she does! Been having glute/hip pain and she really worked that area and released alot of tension and years of abuse! Will definitely return!
by Anonymous on Oct 2018
Verified
Service Received: Structural/Myofascial Bodywork with Kristi D.
Kristi is absolutely amazing, reviving and shifting.
by Rebecca on Oct 2018
Verified
Service Received: Structural Integration (Rolfing) 10-Series with Kristi D.
Great relief of tense/tight muscles.
by Cody on Sep 2018
Verified
Service Received: Structural/Myofascial Bodywork with Kristi D.
Kristi does a great job of working with me and addressing specific needs to increase my mobility and decrease pain which really helps increase my on field performance. I would highly recommend working with her to any athlete that wants to increase their athletic ability and overall health.
by Annette on Sep 2018
Verified
Service Received: Massage: Deep Tissue, Swedish, NMT with Kristi D.
Kristi did amazing work that addressed my exact concerns and I could not be happier with the improved mobility in my shoulders. She is a knowledgeable and talented therapist that I highly recommend.
by Anonymous on Sep 2018
Verified
Service Received: Massage: Deep Tissue, Swedish, NMT with Kristi D.
Thank you!
by Anonymous on Sep 2018
Verified
Service Received: Structural/Myofascial Bodywork with Kristi D.
Wonderful massage therapist: knowledgeable, caring and skilled. Highly recommend!
by Steve on Aug 2018
Verified
Service Received: Massage: Deep Tissue, Swedish, NMT with Kristi D.
Kept me rolling on my bike after a hard ride and enabled me to ride well the next day on another long ride. Steve Schechter, N.P., H.H.P., Founder & Director of Natural Healing Institute
by Blaize on Jul 2018
Verified
Service Received: Massage: Deep Tissue, Swedish, NMT with Kristi D.
I've been to a LOT of massage therapists and as an athlete needing lots of attention I appreciate someone with the skill to feel where my problem spots are, know where it's coming from, and be able to apply the appropriate amount of pressure based on how my body responds in her hands. I'd recommend Kristi to anyone in a heartbeat.
by Jenn on Jul 2018
Verified
Service Received: Structural/Myofascial Bodywork with Kristi D.
Kristi is amazing... Always knows exactly what to do for whatever ailment I have... and also knows when I need a rest from the more intense work. I completely trust her skills and knowledge and would recommend her to all athletes - beginner to elite.
by Anonymous on Jun 2018
Verified
Service Received: Bodywork with Kristi D.
She was engaged and curious about helping me solve my specific problems
by Kim on Jun 2018
Verified
Service Received: Bodywork with Kristi D.
Kristi did a great job explaining the rolfing process and focused on my trouble spots to help get me back performing at peak.
by Diane on May 2018
Verified
Service Received: Bodywork with Kristi D.
She asked pertinent questions to determine what I needed most and at the conclusion offered suggestions for self treatment
by May on May 2018
Verified
Service Received: Bodywork with Kristi D.
I felt so relaxed afterward. My lower back was no longer bothering me the rest of the day! Thank you, Kristi!
by Anonymous on Apr 2018
Verified
Service Received: Structural/Myofascial Bodywork with Kristi D.
very informative and effective
by Lynn on Apr 2018
Verified
Service Received: Bodywork with Kristi D.
I came in with a very stressed lower back. Kristi did an amazing treatment which relieved the pain immediately. The next day I felt so good! Looking forward to a series of treatments to help relieve this persistent issue. I am going to have my daughter see her for shoulder stress and am confident she will help her as wel!
by Anonymous on Apr 2018
Verified
Service Received: Massage: Deep Tissue, Swedish, NMT with Kristi D.
definately goes over and beyond to help out recoveries and injuries and generic disorders I deal with on a daily basis with muscle spasms
by John on Mar 2018
Verified
Service Received: Massage: Deep Tissue, Swedish, NMT with Kristi D.
Kristi is great. She has an amazing feel for the body, finding trouble spots, and addressing them and correcting the issue to prevent further issues. Many of my day to day aches and pains have gone away since working with her. Long term lingering issues have reduced as well.
by Peter on Mar 2018
Verified
Service Received: Bodywork with Kristi D.
Highly recommended
by Kasey on Mar 2018
Verified
Service Received: Bodywork with Kristi D.
Loved my session. I can finally feel the openness in my hip flexors again. So inventive to my needs. Thank you!
by Liz on Feb 2018
Verified
Service Received: Bodywork with Kristi D.
Kristi focused on my feet, ankles, and calves (my problem areas) and, in the week since my treatment, my lower leg movement feels more fluid and I am more aware of my alignment, especially of my left foot. Running definitely feels better!
by Polly on Feb 2018
Verified
Service Received: Bodywork with Kristi D.
Fantastic session. It was way more sport/injury specific than I thought it would be! Thank you! I will be back at my first opportunity!
by Julie on Feb 2018
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Service Received: Bodywork with Kristi D.
felt great after the massage! you definitely know your stuff and how to get to what needs work on an athletes body
by Alexandra on Feb 2018
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Service Received: Bodywork with Kristi D.
Love getting a good deep massage that help me during hard training weeks. Kristi definitely knows how to work tired muscles, so we can train hard again the next day!
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San Diego Athlete Massage

7730 Herschel Ave

Suite D

La Jolla , CA 92037 map it

Phone: (619) 417-4045

License: #CMT #70400