Licensed Massage Therapist, Medical Massage
Languages Spoken: English
Daniel is from the Big Island of Hawaii and believes in natural healing. He believes it’s important to help our bodies as much as we can and maintain through self-care. He found that massage therapy was a perfect match for him and graduated from Kapiolani Community College massage therapy program in 2016. He has worked in numerous types of clinics working with individuals who have injured themselves in a rehabilitation type of treatment working towards progress of the individual goals. His main focus is to help with loosening up the tender areas by using stretching, myofascial release, as well as assessing with specific areas that need to be treated.
What drew you to massage therapy?
I have always wanted to help people, enjoyed anatomy, and the overall science behind the human body. By understanding how our health and taking care of ourselves are related, we improve our greatest asset. This really brought me to learning what massage can do, and about natural healing.
What type of massage do you specialize in? Why would you choose this type of massage?
I specialize in a combination of Swedish, Lomi, Sports, Trigger Point Therapy, Deep Tissue, and Myofascial Release.
Why did you choose this type of massage?
I love to help people get out of pain and discomfort. I also discovered that I enjoy working with athletes by helping them with mobility, and their overall stamina. Knowing a variety of massage types allows me to adapt to an individual’s specific needs.
How do your talents benefit your patients?
How my clients feel during our session, and the results that they reach after a massage, are truly satisfying to me. Massage is effective, progress is made after each and every massage treatment, and outcomes are always positive.
What is your favorite health tip you give your patients?
My health tip would be to take care of yourself, listen to your body, and your body will take care of you. It will help you with all the tasks and things you do in your life.
What is your favorite hobby outside of work?
Singing, hiking, cooking, and working out.
What would you tell a patient that is nervous about getting their first massage?
Breathe deeply and think positive thoughts. My goal is for you to enjoy your massage, and as your therapist, I want you to let me know about tender areas and comfortable pressure. I will be sensitive to your feelings. My goal is that you will feel much better, be relieved, calm, and happy after your massage.