All About Massage Is The Local’s Favorite For “Serious Massage”!
Massage Therapist with over 32 years of experience in Palm Desert and has a Master of Science Degree in Oriental Medicine/Acupuncture. Head therapist for the Men’s Player Massage at the BNP Paribas Open, Indian Wells for 15+ years and has worked with Olympic Athletes at the Olympic Training Center in Colorado Springs. Masaru specializes in: Advanced Sports Massage, Sports Massage for Golf and Tennis, Sports Injuries, Deep Tissue, traditional Japanese Shiatsu – table or floor, Traditional Thai Massage, (trained in Thailand), Myofascial Release, Trigger Point therapy, Neuromuscular Integration and Structural Alignment, M Technique, Advanced Custom massage/Medical Massage, Hot Stone Massage, Soft Cupping and Kinesio Taping. He is also an instructor for Deep Tissue, Sports, Shiatsu, Cupping and Thai Massage.
Massage Therapist with over 32 years of experience in Massage and Spa Management in the Palm Desert area. Specializing in a variety of massage styles including: Deep Tissue, Swedish, Traditional Thai Yoga Massage, (trained in Thailand), Advanced Custom Massage, Hot Stone Massage, Prenatal Massage, Sports Massage and more. Kelly is also a Certified as a Pediatric Massage Therapist, Prenatal Massage Therapist and Infant Massage Instructor. In addition, she has taught classes in Hot Stone Massage, Prenatal Massage, and other massage & spa therapies. (However, due to hand arthritis issues, Kelly is no longer providing massage, but still manages the daily operations and works to hire exceptional staff.)
Stan has 25+ years of experience in Massage Therapy, Water Therapy Education, Precision Neuromuscular Therapy Education as well as being a Personal Trainer. Stan specializes in Sports Massage, Medical Massage for the lower back, rotator cuff, shoulder problems, sciatica, knee replacement post-surgery, golf and tennis performance, rotator cuff syndrome, Psoas rehabilitation. He has been a key member of the BNP Tennis tournament Massage team for many years and was trained as a physical therapist in Poland.
Gala has 30 years’ experience with bodywork and holistic healing and breathing work. Her skills and intuition find ways to open those pathways that unwind the body’s holding patterns for a deep state of relaxation. Gala works with a person and their specific needs for the massage that include stretching, rolling and rocking, deep pressure, and rebalancing. Ending a massage with a wonderful head and face massage is her gift of total balance.
Bob has over 17 years’ experience as a licensed and Nationally Certified Massage Therapist. Bob moved to the Desert about a year ago from Key West, where he had a successful private practice. He also has previous experience working for a Chiropractor and an Acupuncturist. He is certified in Manual Lymphatic Drainage and is highly trained in Deep Tissue and Swedish Massage, NeuroMuscular Therapy and Medical Massage. He is highly experience in results oriented Therapeutic modalities benefitting clients with various pain and musculoskeletal restriction issues, back pain and Psoas release, headaches, PTSH and stress relief.
Sandy has over 20 years of experience in massage and as a physical therapy assistant. She has a wide variety of training and experience, including specialties such as: Acupressure, Aromatherapy, Cranio Sacral, Deep Tissue, Myofascial Release, Trigger Point, Stretching, Fibromyalgia and more. Her goal is to improve the client’s physical issues, as well as instill a send of well-being and relaxation.
Joshua Dazey (Pending return to CA)
Joshua has 15 years of experience and is new to the Coachella Valley. He specializes in Swedish, Deep Tissue, Trigger Point Therapy, Sports Massage, Hot Stone Massage, Reflexology, Cranio Sacral and Prenatal. He like to treat specific issues such as sciatica, psoas release, carpal tunnel, tennis elbow, using a “focused stretch” massage technique. He has additional experience as a caregiver and working with cognitive and physical disabilities. He believes that Massage is one of the ways to bring us closer to our physical being and true selves.
Tom studied Massage at the Somatherapy Institute and has worked in the Spa business since 2017. He specializes in Swedish, Deep Tissue and Sports Massage, with a wide variety of training in other modalities including reflexology, aromatherapy and more. He will customize his skills to fit your need and conditions.
Dianne has over 18 years of experience with 500+ hours of training. She studied at the Southern California school of Massage plus additional workshops, such as the Michael Young Muscle Release Techniques. She specializes in Pregnancy Massage, Relaxation and Deep Tissue Massage and uses a combination of styles as needed in her massage sessions.
Makoto has over 8 years of Massage experience with additional training in Orthopedic Massage, Myofascial Release and Table Thai Massage. He has worked with the the BNP Paribas Open Tennis players. He specializes in Deep Tissue, Sports Massage, Myofascial Release, Table Thai and Advanced Custom massage for a variety of conditions. He is also trained in the Japanese Martial arts of Kendo and Aikido.
Shea has a “passion for Massage” with over 20 years of Massage experience in the Orange County and Desert area, we are happy to have her join our team! She graduated from the well-known Mueller College of Massage in San Diego with extensive training in a wide variety of specialty techniques, including Deep Tissue, Sports Massage, Prenatal Massage, Aromatherapy, Advanced Custom Massage and is a 3rd Degree Reiki practitioner. She specializes in pain relief, especially with the back, neck and shoulders. She’s a licensed Health Aide and has worked with Hospice and Alzheimer’s/Dementia patients. In her free time she loves hiking and artwork.
Jocelyn has been active in Massage for 6 years, after graduating from Kaplan College in Massage. She has worked with various resorts in the Palm Springs area. She is energetic, strong and specializes in Deep Tissue, Swedish, Advanced Custom Massage, Sports Massage, Prenatal and Hot Stones. She has a busy family life, but makes time to share her Massage skills with our clients! She is usually available from Monday to Thursday.
Suzanne DeFranco (Seasonal)
Suzanne has been an active practitioner of Therapeutic Massage arts and alternative health modalities for over four decades. Her specialized background include extensive trainings in Lomi Lomi massage with Auntie Margaret Machado and Kapono Souza in Hawai’i, Dr. Vodder’s Lymphatic Drainage, Connective Tissue Release, Pregnancy Massage, plus a three-year program culminating in her certification as an ASTECC Master of Spa. Her interest in the healing arts motivated her to get a Master of Science certification in Traditional Chinese Medicine. She has practiced her wide-ranging arts in spas and clinics, and with private clients in Saudi Arabia, Hawai’i, coastal Southern California, and in desert communities in the Palm Springs area. Her knowledge of herbal medicines derives from extensive studies in both Chinese and Western herbology and the techniques of Aromatherapy. In recent years she has been cultivating her own herbs on a farm in Washington state, with a focus on developing several Lavender products and specialized oils and creams.
Penny has over 15 years of experience working with All About Massage as wells as 10 years working at a chiropractor’s office. Penny understands every person has unique challenges and preferences and prides herself in being able to feel the needs of each individual. Over the years she has specialized in helping many people find relief from various types on pain, specifically head, neck, shoulders, low back and sciatic pain. She specializes in Swedish, Deep Tissue, Sports and Pregnancy Massages.