Therapeutic Massages in West Los Angeles & Surrounding Areas

Preventive Medicine in Santa Monica

Everyone likes getting a massage — the release of tension, de-stressing, and the relaxing techniques of massages have been used for centuries in various cultures to promote overall wellness. At Balanced Life Institute, we believe that massages are a great way to increase the circulation of blood flow, relax tired and stiff muscles and let go of unnecessary emotional or physical pain. Our licensed massage therapists are on call for our patients and integrate a variety of proven massage techniques to stimulate the ultimate body-mind connection. A Santa Monica integrative medicine practitioner from our team can assist you in scheduling your massage!

We are pleased at Balanced Life Institue to have our amazing massage therapist Ben Burman who has been practicing massage since 1989. He put togehter the combination of years of trainings as Transformational Massage.

What is Transformational Massage?

When the body is understood as a system rather than separate pieces the goal becomes more than just relaxing a shoulder or lower back. The goal is restoration of mobility and elimination of pain with the further goal of the integration of movement and awareness.

Transformational Massage unlocks the body's restrictive patterns by stretching and mobilizing the muscles and joints while breaking up fascial adhesions and releasing the deep muscle locks that restrict full range of motion.

Mobility is the key to transformation. As the various bio-mechanical components are integrated into functional systems of movement the client has a rare opportunity to rediscover and reinvent the way they inhabit their body.

Throughout the process, intentional development of body awareness is utilized to fully inhabit the new ranges of motion provided by this work. The awareness of one's body is one of the greatest self-healing tools available to humankind and crucial to any long term benefit. By freeing the restrictions to integrated movement and developing kinesthetic awareness we can inhabit a greater portion of our bio-mechanical potential.

At Balanced Life Institute, we use a combination of shiatsu, Swedish and tuina musculus–skeletal manipulation for the ultimate massage experience. Our specialists work with deep tissue problems and shallow muscle stimulation to meet the individual patient's needs. We will not only address the pain in your body but also the emotional blockages that may be manifesting as physical ailments. Working along the body's meridians, we will implement massage and acu-point pressure to redirect the flow of energy and soothe the body, mind and emotions. Internal wellness can be accomplished through external stimulation such as massage.

Schedule Your Next Massage at Our Eastern-Western Integrative Medicine & Wellness Center

Doesn't a massage sound great? If you are looking to relax, detoxify, release tension or address an internal ailment, we encourage you to contact Balanced Life Institute today. We are a full-service healthcare center that utilizes combined Eastern and Western techniques, integrative medicine, and preventive care to help each patient feel and look their best. To learn more about how our team can benefit your health, contact a Santa Monica therapeutic massage specialist and schedule your next appointment! We accept most insurance policies and work with patients to establish payment schedules as needed.