Monica Restrepo

Because you deserve more

I have been a licensed massage therapist, Holistic Health Practitioner and a Reiki Practitioner since 2011. Graduated from Mueller College and have since accumulated over 4000 hours of massage practice working with chiropractic clients, professional athletes and with acute injuries. After evaluating each client’s individual structure, I create a structured protocol to address muscular and fascia impingement in order to create space within the body to help ...

I have been a licensed massage therapist, Holistic Health Practitioner and a Reiki Practitioner since 2011. Graduated from Mueller College and have since accumulated over 4000 hours of massage practice working with chiropractic clients, professional athletes and with acute injuries. After evaluating each client’s individual structure, I create a structured protocol to address muscular and fascia impingement in order to create space within the body to help release acute and chronic pain. A typical therapeutic session with me will include a structural analysis, myofascial-release and a site-specific treatment.


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

CA # 59114

Education
2011

Mueller College of Holistic Studies

Holistic Health Practicioner

Experience
Bodywork

Deep Tissue

Deep tissue massage is designed to relieve pain and muscle tension throughout the body. This type of massage is extremely beneficial because it reaches the deepest layer of muscles, fascia (connective tissue surrounding the joints) and tendons. The goal in deep tissue massage is to breakdown adhesions (tense areas within the muscle). Adhesions in the muscle are very important to address because they cause pain, inflammation and limit motion of the muscles and joints. Benefits: Alleviate pain Recover from injuries (sports, traumatic, whiplash, falls, etc.) Increase mobility Decrease muscle tension Recover from repetitive stresses (sports, computer use, lifting, etc.) Improve Posture Relief from Osteoarthritis Relief from Fibromyalgia

Reflexology

reflexologyReflexology is an alternative treatment for a wide variety of conditions it helps stimulates nerve function, increases energy, boosts circulation, induces a deep state of relaxation, eliminates toxins, stimulates the central nervous system, prevents migraines, cleans up urinary tract conditions, speeds recovery after injury or surgery, helps relieve sleep disorders, reduces depression, and relieves pain. Furthermore, it can help ease the treatment of various cancers. Reflexology

Sports Massage

Sports massage therapy is geared toward athletes of every kind, from world-class professionals to weekend joggers. The particulars of the sports massage technique are specific to the athlete's sport of choice. Focusing on areas of the body that are overused and stressed from repetitive and often aggressive movements.

Swedish

Swedish massage therapy is the modality that comes to mind when most people think about massage. As the best-known type of bodywork performed today, one of the primary goals of the Swedish massage technique is to relax the entire body. This is accomplished by rubbing the muscles with long gliding strokes in the direction of blood returning to the heart. But Swedish massage therapy goes beyond relaxation. Swedish massage is exceptionally beneficial for increasing the level of oxygen in the blood, decreasing muscle toxins, improving circulation and flexibility while easing tension.

Myofascial Release

Myofascial Release is a safe and very effective hands-on technique that involves applying gentle sustained pressure into the Myofascial connective tissue restrictions to eliminate pain and restore motion. This essential “time element” has to do with the viscous flow and the piezoelectric phenomenon: a low load (gentle pressure) applied slowly will allow a viscoelastic medium (fascia) to elongate. Trauma, inflammatory responses, and/or surgical procedures create Myofascial restrictions that can produce tensile pressures of approximately 2,000 pounds per square inch on pain sensitive structures.

cranial sacral

Cranial sacral therapy (also known as craniosacral therapy) is a gentle, noninvasive form of bodywork that addresses the bones of the head, spinal column and sacrum. The goal is to release compression in those areas which alleviates stress and pain. Cranial sacral therapy seeks to restore the natural position of the bones and can decrease stress from chronic injuries as well as provide relief from migraine headaches, neck and back pain, temporomandibular joint disorder (the inflammation of the joint that connects the lower jaw to the skull) and more.

REVIEWS for my Bodywork services

by Marcus on Mar 22
I'm 100% satiesfied. Monica does an awesome job, is highly skilled and was exactly the therapist I was searching for a long time.
by Dawn on Mar 21
Monica was very professional and listened to my concerns.
by linda on Mar 07
Monica gives a great massage! She'll work with you on your trouble areas and customize a massage for you that fits your needs. I highly recommend her!
by Anonymous on Mar 06
Monica was very pleasant and professional. She asked questions and listened to my concerns of an upper back/neck problem area that desperately needed work. She worked on this area only, per my request and she definitely knew what she was doing. Left the massage feeling much better. Honestly, I think it was the best massage I've ever had! The outside of the building was a little run down, but the office inside was clean and well kept.
by Frank on Mar 03
Monica is thorough, knowledgeable, and caring. She is a true healer and I appreciate her work.
by Frank on Mar 03
Monica is thorough, knowledgeable, and caring. She is a true healer and I appreciate her work.
by Silvia on Feb 24
Monica was great! One of the best massages I've ever had! Highly recommending.
by Jennifer on Feb 23
Truly one of the best massages I have ever had and I have had quite a few. Monica was extremely skilled and listened to exactly what I needed. I can't wait to go back :)
by Anonymous on Jan 28
I've been going to Monica for several months and every time the massage is spot on...she is stuck with me now.
by Len on Jan 22
Monica is an excellent masseuse.

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