Head Therapist/OwnerMassage 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.
CEO/Therapist/OwnerMassage 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 RemiStan 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 MitchellGala 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 GalaherBob is in his 24th year as a Licensed Massage Therapist. He moved to the Desert seven years ago from Key West, Florida, where he maintained a successful private practice. He is highly trained and experienced in Deep Tissue, Sports and Swedish Massage, NeuroMuscular Therapy, Myofascial Release and Stretching, Reflexology and Manual Lymphatic Drainage. His experience in results oriented Therapeutic modalities benefits clients with various pain and musculoskeletal restriction issues, back pain, Psoas release, headaches, PTSD and stress relief. Bob has also been a member the BNP Paribas Tennis tournament Massage Team for several years.
Sandy FrancisSandy 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.
Tom OlivaTom 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 StigallDianne 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 TakedaMakoto 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 LewisShea 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 HernandezJocelyn 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.
Xihuanel (Xihua) HuertaXihua has returned to All About Massage as a talented therapist with a very strong educational and practical background. She is a licensed Chiropractor and has worked with Massage & Spa therapies for 35 years. She specializes in traditional Swedish, Advanced Custom, Deep Tissue, Myofascial Release, Trigger Point Therapy, “Chiropractic Inspired Massage”, Lymphatic Massage, as well as energy balancing and Reiki.
Penny WatsonPenny 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.