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Enrico Ruggeri, BA, CMT

Even before receiving his BA degree in Kinesiology (with an emphasis in pre-physical therapy) from San Francisco State University, Enrico had become interested in massage as an extremely effective healing modality to alleviate pain and stress. After studying massage techniques for several years, he began his practice as a professional massage therapist in 1998. Enrico's comprehensive massage training (1000+ hours) and experience range from clinical work with doctors in a hospital setting to exotic spa treatments to managing massage teams at major sports events. Enrico is currently on the staff of McKinnon Body Therapy Center, where he teaches classes in Sports Massage and Deep Tissue Massage.


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The Ruggeri Method
Through his training and experience, Enrico has developed a massage style that incorporates guided meditation with breathwork, which assists the client in reaching a deep state of relaxation. This approach has proven to be a powerful modality for reducing muscle and joint pain, stress, and tension and helping clients reclaim their energy, stamina and vitality.


Education


San Francisco State University:
BA in Physical Education: Pre-Physical Therapy
San Francisco School of Massage: Therapeutic Swedish Massage Practitioner
McKinnon Body Therapy Center:
Craniosacral/Myofascial Release Practitioner, Sports Massage Practitioner, and Clinical Deep Tissue Practitioner
Institute of Orthopedic Massage: Orthopedic Massage Practitioner
Medical Massage Office & Associates: Evaluation and Treatment of the Upper and Lower Extremities, Evaluation and Treatment of the Cervical, Thoracic, and Lumbar Spine, Evaluation and Treatment of the Pelvis, Manual Therapy Techniques, Therapeutic Exercise


Licenses, Certifications, and Professional Memberships

San Francisco Department of Public Health, Massage Licensing Program:
Advanced Massage Practitioner License
American Red Cross:
Certification: First Aid and CPR
American Massage Council:
Professional Member
JAMU:
Certification: Asian Spa Rituals