“KNEADZ WORK has a philosophy and standard of excellence in service. We believe everyone has the right and ability to improve their quality of life through therapeutic, clinical, specific treatments tailored to individual needs. Massage Therapy is one way to help achieve physical, emotional and mental peak performance. Kneadz Work is one vehicle of transformation for any client/patient who wishes to remove muscular & soft tissue restriction as well as physical and mental stress in order to return their body and mind to the condition of Homeostasis (Internal balance and harmony). We possess the knowledge, skill, patience and determination to find and improve whatever KNEADZ WORK!!!! ” – Larry Wade Jr. L.M.T./President/CEO
Ricardo “Rik” Rodriguez, (**Hablo Espanol) a native Californian, has always known how to be in the spotlight. If it wasn’t his Back-To-Back CIF Baseball championships, it was an after-school jiu jiutsu program or music production. He’s devoted a good deal of his time helping his father’s business strive until, one day, he came across a massage therapy pamphlet sent in the mail and was fascinated immediately. He attended A massage program graduating in 2013 Summa Cum Laude with a perfect 4.0 GPA. He then became the Media Coordinator for the Professional Massage Therapy Association (PMTA), while working as a Physical Therapist Aide alongside a Chiropractor and a few Physical Therapists. He has treated hundreds of patients getting them back to 100% over the last few years with over 2000 hours of hands on practice. As a Kneadz Work team member, he has always given his time, efforts and devotions to the philosophy and will continue to do so in the years to come.
Joy Smith is a highly skilled therapist with tons of experience. She’s worked with Kneadz Work since our opening year in 2016. She was a senior therapist with Massage Envy for 4 years and presently has over 4000 hours of hands on massage practice. She’s known for her ability to get to the source of the problem without inflicting the pain that typically accompanies deep tissue muscle work. She graduated from massage school with honors in 2013 and has been working in the field since. A native of Southern California, Joy plans on making some positive marks and lasting impressions
Clarisa Diaz (**Hablo Espanol) specializes in Deep Tissue, Stretching, and Trigger Point Therapy. She has been a therapist since 2016 and has thousands of hours of hands on experience. She has medium to strong pressure depending upon a clients needs. If you are looking for relief, good massage flow and great consistent pressure book with Clarisa!
Marco Hernandez (**Hablo Espanol) has been a therapist since late 2012. Since then he has cultivated his skills and knowledge to share and help others remove chronic and acute pain associated with soft tissue restrictions. His pressure is medium/heavy/very heavy, depending upon client needs. He is also fluent in Spanish and English!
Kristin has a background in sports medicine spending over 2 years studying to be an exercise physiologist. Soon after she decided to become more hands on with her passion as a Sports Massage Therapist. Her style is very detailed. Her pressure is intuitive and her passion for helping is apparent. She performs deep tissue, sports massage, lymphatics, prenatal, swedish, aromatherapy, hot stones, and stretching.
Kia is a Sports Massage Therapist that has a knack for smoothing out the knots. Her pressure is anywhere from medium to heavy depending upon your needs. She has a great knowledge of anatomy and her deep pressure is impressive. She performs Cupping, IASTM, Deep Tissue and several other modalities.
Sean McDonald is a recent graduate with several years of experience in fitness and working around athletes. His specialty is Sports Massage and Deep Tissue! His pressure is varying with very firm pressure if desired.
Rosie Wade – administrative/reception staff.