Exos Performance Coach
Massage became a way of life and identity to Doreen,she discovered through bodywork she needn’t worry about her problems and helping others deal with their pain made her feel successful in her line of work.
Doreen’s passion is to help her employees’s have healthy body and career. After owing Roman Paradigm Massage & Therapy for 10 years in partnership. She rebranded to Therpia,LLC on July 1,2015
Medical Massage Therpia Certification
Exos Performance Coach
Rob loves bringing new techniques and approaches to his bodywork. He is FMS certified adding a functional movement screen with corrective exercises into his bodywork to help you get better results. He is also a Paul Chek© certified Exercise Coach. He has worked with athletes from The Colorado Rockies, SF 49ers, Oakland Raiders, and San Jose Sharks sports organizations.
Since 1998, Rob has worked with dysfunctional physical conditions and injuries like sciatica, carpal tunnel syndrome/RSI, post trauma, and scar tissue realignment in post-operative surgery and liposuction patients.
As Robert takes great pride in his massage work, his clients are always rewarded by these efforts. He knows just where to press and how much pressure to use. By reading your body, he can locate painful trigger points that cause fibrotic muscle tissues that become stuck together and limit mobility.
Robert also enjoys being a father to beautiful daughters Melissa, Shivani and to his adorable son, Ronak.
Crystal Nordquist is from the Santa Cruz area. Crystal attended National Holistic Institute of Massage and Therapy and graduated in 2012. She is a California state certified massage therapist (#36787) and apart of the American Massage Therapy Association (AMTA).
Crystal studied anatomy, kinesiology, pathology, physiology, deep tissue, trigger point therapy. Before discovering her love of massage (both giving them as well as receiving them), Crystal worked in some dissatisfying environments such as offices and retail. It was in retail she found her bearings to helping people which led to her career in massage; for one of her customers had graduated from massage school and talked about the amazing benefits of massage as well as the satisfying work. Crystal likes to help people of all walks of life out of their pain and discomfort.
When Crystal is not massaging at work she can be found in her vast group of friends having a great time laughing, eating, massaging. She also likes to run on the beach or in the forest. Crystal likes to wind down by reading a good book or playing video games with her fiance.
Luis Anthony Silva
If you’re dealing with postural problems, post op recovery, or chronic pain Luis’s massage is perfect for you. Luis Anthony Silva is a Certified Myoskeletal Therapist BOC Course ID#P8112-2. He employs a multi-disciplinary approach with deep and gentle techniques for long term relief. His 1st priority with every client is to customize a home plan for solid results. Luis is a graduate of Carrington College, Freedom From Pain Institute and is certified by the California Massage Therapy Council CAMTC #51720.
As a Myoskeletal Therapist Luis will blend the principles of osteopathy and structural integration to relieve chronic pain, and to reduce the potential for the emergence of pain which could become chronic over time. He will focus on two vital components for human structure, the mid- line and center of gravity. Your body will be re-educated how to better occupy space and will slowly be brought back into symmetry.
Growing up, Eddie always wanted to be a doctor, but as he got older that desire evolved towards massage therapy. He has 6 1/2 years experience as a massage therapist, 19 years in ballet, tap, and jazz, and 17 years as a gymnastics coach. Being a gymnast and dancer, it allowed him to develop a vast understanding for the body, and along with his love for all things dealing with anatomy, it was a great fit. He attended Everest College in 2009, in San Jose, Ca and it was the best decision of his life! His modalities include, Deep tissue, Swedish, Trigger point, Aromatherapy, Acupressure (TCM and Jin Shin Do), Sports, Polarity, Reiki and Prenatal.
Eddie’s recent love to enhance his therapy led him back to NHI for their advance Neuromuscular course. He is looking forward to helping you get out of pain in the quickest time possible.
Dr. Harry D. Friedman
Dr. Friedman is an Osteopathic Specialist who employs a multi-disciplinary approach to pain management and optimal health. He incorporates traditional Osteopathic manipulative methods to help diagnose and treat health problems of all types; musculoskeletal, neurological, vascular, digestive, cardio-pulmonary, genitourinary, and infectious.
Osteopathic manipulative methods involve highly specialized palpatory skills to assess and treat the health and vitality living within the patient. Such palpation focuses on the function of all tissues as expressed in posture, movement and all forms of homeostatic balance.
Dr. Friedman teaches internationally and has helped to set up Osteopathic programs for physicians in Germany and France. He is co-founder of San Francisco International Manual Medicine Society. He has co-authored Functional Methods and a series of three instructional manuals; Counterstrain Approaches in Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine, Myofascial and Fascial-ligamentous Approaches in Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine, and Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine Approaches to the Primary Respiratory Mechanism. He has contributed chapters to numerous textbooks, conducts clinical research and has published articles in multiple journals.
Skin Care Specialist
Mandy Komeili is an internationally recognized CIDESCO Diplomat, Aesthetician P.M.E., cosmetologist, make up artist, educator and business owner. Knowledgeable in the latest skin care techniques and devices, she has provided training seminars for esthetics professionals throughout the United States. Mandy maintains a working knowledge in cutting edge beauty treatments, enabling her to provide clients with the most effective techniques in personal skin care. In addition to many skin care certificates, she holds a degree in radiology and has worked in the medical field for seven years. She is a passionate and insightful skincare professional thoroughly dedicated to her clients’ needs.
Mandy used her expertise to develop a line that can be personalized based on the individual client’s desired outcome. Her skincare line, Plush Esthetics, focuses on anti-aging and nourishment for all skin types through the use of natural ingredients. The products have been tested and the active ingredients extensively researched for true potency and results. Products are manufactured in the United States, in a fully licensed and FDA registered laboratory.
Tobias McGowan is an integrative health specialist who is dedicated to sharing his knowledge through coaching, writing, and speaking. His collection of wisdom and dedication to learning provides him with the tools for guiding people to achieving their highest potential. He is focused on healing and resolving pain with intelligent nutrition and exercise strategies. He delivers a comprehensive service that encompasses the entire person and all facets within health. He works to inspire individuals to optimal health and well-being.
Tobias began his journey by graduating from San Jose State University with a degree in Nutritional Science (concentration – Dietetics). During this process he ventured into holistic health and has continued his education through the CHEK institute; where he has deepened his skills as a Holistic Lifestyle Coach and Practitioner. He has also been a personal trainer for over 7 years, and has extensive experience in the fitness, performance, and health fields.
Gretta is an amazing therapist but her recent injury has put her into a lead therapists and trainer role. She will be off the massage schedule to give her body the needed rest.
Gretta graduated from the National Holistic Institute in 2013, logging nearly 40 hours with their volunteer Sports Massage Team. During that time she truly fell head over heels for bodywork. She continually seeks to expand her knowledge of various styles to further assist her clients. Gretta has an intuitive touch with her massages, always keeping to her main goal of making sure her clients walk out the door feeling rejuvenated and in less pain than when they came in. She enjoys using various techniques to ensure the best results possible and tends to use combinations of Swedish, deep tissue, sports styles, MFT, and trigger point to get to the source of a client’s issue. She also enjoys doing polarity balancing, working with mothers-to-be, and hot stones.