Showing posts from June, 2013

Meet Our Birthday Girl - Massage Therapist, BARBARA COX

And, Here's Barbara Cox... Our Birthday Girl
Today, June 27th, is the birthday of a very special person who is one of our wonderful massage therapists, Barbara Cox.  Barbara was born in Budapest, Hungary and moved to the United States in 1994.  She is now a very proud U.S. citizen.

Barbara has been a massage therapist since 2004.  Since joining Massage Extraordinaire, she works with Olympic athletes, WTA tennis players, San Diego Chargers, and the USA Rugby teams.

When Barbara is not massaging at Massage Extraordinaire, she is very busy raising three children, who range in age from 5 to 17 years of age.  Barbara also is a personal trainer and teaches a variety of fitness classes, including body sculpting, cardio boxing, spin, Pilates and step classes.  She also massages and teaches Pilates to seniors.  They love her great enthusiasm for life.

Another passion of Barbara's is mountain climbing.  Her next goal is to climb Mt. Whitney.

Barbara is an extremely positive person with…

REFLEXOLOGY - What is it?

REFLEXOLOGY - massage to relieve tension by finger pressure; based on the belief that there are reflex points on the feet, hands, and head that are connected to every part of the body. Reflexology is normally done without the use of oil, cream or lotion.
The following charts show how parts of your feet correspond to different body parts:

In general, the benefits of reflexology have to do with the reduction of stress.  Because the feet and hands help set the tension level for the rest of the body, they are an easy way to interrupt the stress signal and reset the body's equilibrium.
Improves: RelaxationBlood flow to the feet, brain, kidneys and intestinesPost-operative recoveryMedical careMental health - reduces depression and anxietyComplements cancer care - easing pain, nausea, vomiting, and/or anxiety for chemotherapy patientsPregnancy, delivery and post-partum effectsDecreases: PainWhen you call the San Diego Tennis & Racquet Club at (619) 295-3516 to book your next massage, let…

Hurry to Purchase the PERFECT Father's Day Package

The PERFECT Father's Day Package Hurry, Hurry, Hurry LESS Than 1 WEEK  Until Father's Day - Sunday, June 6th
Massage Extraordinaire has partnered with The Tennis Company (Pro Shop) at the San Diego Tennis & Racquet Club and three of the Club's wonderful trainers (Dian, Shanna & Norm) to offer the PERFECT Father's Day package for all the wonderful men in your life!
This package includes: MASSAGE - 90 minutesPlush robe with Massage Extraordinaire's embroidered emblem (Limited Supply)$10 Savings toward a Racquet Stringing by the Tennis Company$10 Savings toward Individual Personal Training Session with Dian, Shanna or Norm at the San Diego Tennis & Racquet Club (New clients only.  Schedule with the trainer directly.)This package is ONLY $155 ($220 Value) so you SAVE $65!
To Purchase this wonderful package CALL Today - (619) 977-5593 and speak to Marsha OR Purchase at San Diego Tennis & Racquet Club front desk.
(You must present gift certificate at time of s…

Are you familiar with Sports Massage?

Did You Know? SPORTS MASSAGE...Promotes Flexibility to Decrease Risk of Injury Improves Endurance Reduces Post-Workout Recovery Time Offers Balance to Training Regimen Increases Blood Flow Increases Joint Range of Motion Improves Relaxation & Sense of Well-Being Decreases Fatigue & Anxiety
All of the massage therapists at Massage Extraordinaire specialize in Sports Massage and provide therapeutic massage to many athletes in the San Diego area.
The BEST Gift A Massage Gift Package A GREAT gift for all the Dads in your life! To Purchase Gift Certificates: 1)  Front Desk at San Diego Tennis & Racquet Club 4848 Tecolote Road San Diego, CA. 92110 (near Sea World) 2)  Purchase through our Web Site 3)  Call Marsha at (619) 977-5593 Massage Extraordinaire provides bottled water, robes, and towels. All guests have use of the steamroom, sauna, showers, jacuzzi, and individual lockers. (Note: SDTRC jacuzzi is outdoors and you must wear a swimsuit).

We are the PERFECT gift!