About Jonathan Garcia:
Jonathan has been an endurance athlete for over 20 years, including competing as a collegiate distance runner and professional cyclist with BMC Pro Cycling Team. He brings a wide variety of experience and knowledge to his practice and specializes in sports massage, trigger point therapy, neuromuscular therapy, chronic pain/injury, and stress management.
Jonathan first became interested in bodywork after dealing with his own sports-related injuries that occurred during his 2009 cycling season. After trying other modalities, he turned to massage and trigger point therapy and quickly recovered. For Jonathan, this therapeutic process sparked a passion for bodywork and alternative modes of therapy. Jonathan takes an integrative approach in his massage practice with a combination of muscular healing and relaxation. He aims to help clients heal injuries, alleviate chronic pain, and find a balance for optimal health and well-being.
Jonathan graduated from Bear Heart School of Massage Therapy in 2011. His clients range from professional and Olympic athletes to fitness enthusiasts and recreationally active adults. He looks forward to collaborating with new clients to establish goals for each session within a broader wellness plan.
This is used to help prevent injuries, to prepare the body for athletic activity and maintain it in optimal condition, and to help athletes recover from workouts and injuries. Sports Massage is geared toward athletes of every kind, from world-class professionals to weekend joggers. Sports Massage can help reduce injuries and increase performance by utilizing different soft tissue techniques.These techniques can increase range of motion and/or flexibility, speed up recovery by increasing local circulation and reducing inflammation and help with rehabilitation of sports related injuries. If you have an event or competition coming up, I can help get you there feeling great!
This type of massage can be used in specialized treatment plans for runners, triathletes, crossfit athletes, weightlifters, swimmers, cyclists, and more!
This is exceptionally beneficial for increasing the level of oxygen in the blood, decreasing muscle toxins, improving circulation and flexibility while easing tension.It involves soft, long, kneading strokes, as well as light, rhythmic, tapping strokes, on topmost layers of muscles. This is also combined with movement of the joints. By relieving muscle tension, Swedish therapy can be both relaxing and energizing. And it may even help after an injury.
This type of massage can be used in specialized treatment plans for people who are new to massage, people who have a lot of muscle tension, people who are sensitive to touch, and more!
DEEP TISSUE MASSAGE
This is a general term for a range of therapies that are used to improve the function of the body’s connective tissues and muscles. This specialized massage technique is intended to release chronic tension by working the deeper layers of muscle tissues. Deep Tissue techniques are used to encourage the softening of adhesion in areas of chronic muscle tension or injury and increase circulation.Other benefits of this treatment include increased local circulation, pain and stress reduction and stimulation of the nervous system.
This type of massage helps people who have chronic muscle pain, general stress and anxiety, and more!
This is a form of soft tissue manipulation that aims to treat underlying causes of chronic pain involving the muscular and nervous systems. This medically-oriented form of massage addresses trigger points (tender muscles points), circulation, nerve compression, postural issues, and biomechanical problems that can be caused by repetitive movement injuries.
This type of massage helps people who have headaches, TMJ dysfunction, facial pain, shoulder pain, neck and back pain, hip and knee pain, and more!