Karina has been a massage therapist since 2009, specialicized in Deep tissue massage, Swedish massage, and reflexolgy. She helps clients with chronic neck and shoulder pain, scoliosis, sciatica nerve issues and lower back pain.She has joined feelxtra to service the Maitland, Winter park, Altamonte springs, Casselberry, Longwood, Lake Mary, and Heathrow area.
Background in massage?
I have been a Massage Therapist since 2010 performing more than 3,000 therapeutic massages in my one-on-one studio. I’m specialize in back, shoulders and neck deep tissue massage. Also Swedish, Reflexology and Maternity massages.
What do you like best about doing massage?
What I like best of doing massage is that while I’m performing the treatment it is a therapy for myself as well. I like to feel the muscles melt away and the relieved, wellness and relaxation my clients receive.
What inspired you to get into this industry?
Since I was a little kid my siblings and cousins always asked me to give them massages. Is in my nature and I think it is a gift God gave me J
What do you find are your biggest challenges – as a therapist?
As a therapist my biggest challenge is that I’m a giver and sometimes I need to put a limit on the way I care so much about everyone.
What one thing would you like to change/improve about the massage industry?
The concept people have about a massage treatment or massage therapists
Who are the important people in your life?
My family: mother, father, siblings, nephews, nieces and sister/brother in laws.
What do you like to do for fun?
Read a book, go to the beach, dance and sleep at least 8 hours per day.
How do you like to relax?
Listen to soft music and drink a glass of wine. Getting massages at least twice per month. Read a book on the beach.
What advice do you have for a customer looking to hire a massage therapist like you?
If a client is looking to hire a massage therapist like me they won’t be disappointed. A massage therapist always need to act in a professional manner, knowledgeable, who cares and listen to their health concerns and address them as much as possible during the professional treatment. Also always being on time.
Favorite healthy food?
Green salad, fruits, sushi and hummus.
Chocolate with strawberries
Walk on the beach
Comedies/Change your thoughts change your life from Dr. Wryer
Favorite music for doing massage?
Piano, guitar or cello melodies
Favorite music to listen to?
John Legend, Bruno Mars, Sam Smith or Ed Sheeran
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