deep tissue massage

Play Tennis? Release Hips for Better Performance and Less Injuries

Ouch! The dynamic and forceful twists and turns of tennis unfortunately can lead to many risks of injury. Knees, lower back and shoulders are most prone to muscle strains for tennis players. Keeping an eye on proper form can greatly reduce problems in these areas. Understanding the causes of this can help develop strategies to …

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Facial Contouring, Lymphatic Drainage & Lomilomi Massage… Meet Jessica!

Jessica Blumberg L.M.T. We are super excited to introduce Jessica to our team. She has been practicing massage therapy since 1996. Her career began after graduating from Pacific Beach School of Healing Arts in San Diego. Her travels took her to New York City where she was trained in Shiatsu, Lymphatic Drainage and advanced Swedish …

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WELCOME TO JEANNIE CHERUBINI! Meet the newest addition to our Massage Extraordinaire team, Jeannie Cherubini! Jeannie Cherubini is a certified Massage Therapist as well as a licensed Esthetician.  She has nearly 16 years of experience in the health and wellness field. Jeannie’s Massage Techniques: Deep Tissue Swedish Trigger Point Therapy Shiatsu Lymphatic Drainage Cranial Sacral …

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CYCLING – The Benefits of Massage for Cyclists

The Many Benefits of Massage for Cyclists (of all levels) Tammara – Massage Extraordinaire and Cycling Enthusiastic Not only is Tammara an Extraordinary massage therapist, she is also an avid cyclist. Tammara gets a massage at least once a month and sometimes more often if she’s dealing with a particular issue.  Her philosophy, “The better I take …

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Integrated Massage – What We Do BEST!!

What is Integrated Massage? Good Question and Here’s the Answer — On our website, we list Sports Massage and Deep Tissue Massage as our specialties, even though our massage therapists are adept with all massage techniques.  In actuality, most massages we give are Integrated Massages.  What does that mean?  They are individualized to your massage …

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Maddie Lavelle – Congrats on 1 Year Anniversary with Massage Extraordinaire!

Happy Anniversary to Maddie Lavelle! Maddie just celebrated her 1 year anniversary on the Massage Extraordinaire team on September 7th –  CONGRATS Maddie! Maddie’s massage technique specialties are: Sports Massage Deep Tissue Massage Trigger Point Massage Stretching Many Massage Extraordinaire clients rave about Maddie’s massages and return often.  Her chair massages are the best; she …

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SWEDISH MASSAGE – Did you know???

The Most Popular & Classic Form of the Soft Tissue Techniques YES, SWEDISH MASSAGE — Is also known as the ‘SPA’ MASSAGE Most common and best-known type of massage in the West Uses massage oils or lotions to enable SMOOTH movements Rhythmic and Relaxing massage Uses gliding strokes or touch Uses firm yet gentle, constant …

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Deep Tissue Massage – What Is It and What are Its Benefits?

Deep Tissue Massage What is Deep Tissue Massage and What are its Benefits? GOOD QUESTIONS –   Deep Tissue Massage Using the Therapist’s Elbow and Forearm  Deep Tissue Massages Poolside             Deep Tissue Massage – Firm pressure is applied to the client’s muscles using the therapist’s hands, fingertips, knuckles, …

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Throw Back Thursday

Can you guess who this Massage Therapist is? It is…Maddie Lavelleand her younger brother Last year Maddie moved to San Diego from Columbus, Ohio.  As soon as she arrived, she started working at Massage Extraordinaire. Maddie’s Specialty Massage Techniques: Sports massage Trigger point therapy Deep tissue massage Maddie loves working with athletes (from the professional …

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Introducing Massage Extraordinaire’s Client of the Month –

ROBERTO ANCIRA     Roberto has been a weekly client of Massage Extraordinaire since August 2009. He has been an avid tennis player since he started playing the sport at the age of 12. Roberto is a native of Mexico.  In 1985 he moved to San Diego. Since 1995, Roberto has played in tennis tournaments …

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We are back open on June 19th!

Valentine’s Day is right around the corner and we have some great ways to celebrate your special someone!