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Open Daily from 9 a.m. – 6:30 p.m. (Hours subject to change.)

With the calming sounds of waves just outside your door, the La Jolla Beach & Tennis Club invites you to relax even more with a rejuvenating massage. Whether you’re looking to revitalize the body, relax the mind or renew the spirit, our highly skilled professional therapists help you indulge in health and wellness.

For more information on Massage Services or to make a reservation call 858.551.4681 or email Massage@LJBTC.com.
 
 
 
REGAIN SENSORY BALANCE, DE-STRESS AND FIND SERENITY WITH THESE MASSAGE SERVICES

Signature Massages : melt away the stress

The Jewel
Like its namesake—La Jolla is Spanish for “The Jewel”—, this massage combines the best techniques from Eastern and Western traditions personalized to your individual needs.
Sports Massage
Enhance athletic performance and accelerate recovery time with our customized sports massage. Our expert therapists will design a specialized treatment to meet the physical demands of your active lifestyle.
Pregnancy Massage
Every mother-to-be deserves this gentle and effective massage. Ease the discomforts of pregnancy while enjoying this most special time in your life.
30 Minutes | $95
60 Minutes | $130
90 Minutes | $175

Specialized Treatments : treat yourself even more

Face Massage
A rejuvenating massage to relieve pressure and improve circulation to the face, melt away the tensions of the day, and provide a gentle form of pain relief. You will notice improved muscle tone and healthier s skin.
Deep Conditioning Scalp Massage
Using heated jojoba oil, we gently massage our way through your entire scalp. The oils promote health and vitality to your hair while the massage will encourage circulation to your scalp. Aromatherapy can be applied separately to leave you with a lasting impression.
Foot Massage
This specialized treatment uses the thumb and fingers to stimulate nerve endings in each foot and has been known to improve circulation and lymphatic flow. Relieve stress and help your body heal itself by restoring balance.
30 Minutes | $105
Custom Medley
Combine two specialized 30-minute treatments or add on to a signature massage to create a completely unique experience.
60 Minutes | $145
90 Minutes | $190

Extra Enhancements : feel complete relaxation

Therapeutic Deep Tissue
Deep tissue massage focuses on detailed tension release to restore balance and increase mobility. Slow movements and increased pressure help untangle knots and realign tense, tight muscles. Add deep tissue to your massage for $10.
Aromatherapy
Choose from our special selection of the highest quality essential oils, expertly applied to maximize their many healing qualities. Ask your therapist for a description of the scents and their unique abilities to enhance your massage. Add aromatherapy to your massage for $10.

Cancellation Policy & Massage Services Guidelines
We recommend reservations be made in advance. Please arrive 10 minutes prior to your scheduled appointment as late arrivals may have their treatments reduced. The treatment fee will remain the same.

Any changes or cancellations should be made at least six hours prior to the appointment start time. Without a six-hour notification your account will be charged in full. If you miss your massage appointment without notice, we reserve the right to book over the remainder of the appointment after the first 15 minutes of the originally scheduled time slot.
 
 
 
GET TO KNOW OUR MASSAGE THERAPISTS
Each staff member is wholeheartedly dedicated to increasing the quality of your life through massage. Seven days a week, La Jolla Beach & Tennis Club massage therapists offer the best of their time, energy and skill. Our practitioners are well educated, experienced and take great pride in their craft.

Michael Baker

MICHAEL BAKER LMT, HHP, PHD

Michael graduated from Body Mind College in San Diego. He has trained and practiced in both Eastern and Western bodywork modalities including: Deep tissue and sports massage, Swedish, Shiatsu acupressure and Reiki energy work. Michael enjoys combining modalities to meet the specific therapeutic needs of his clients. Michael has also received a PhD in Holistic Psychology.

Michael graduated from Body Mind College in San Diego. He has trained and practiced in both Eastern and Western bodywork modalities including: Deep tissue and sports massage, Swedish, Shiatsu acupressure and Reiki energy work. Michael enjoys combining modalities to meet the specific therapeutic needs of his clients. Michael has also received a PhD in Holistic Psychology.

Michael graduated from Body Mind College in San Diego. He has trained and practiced in both Eastern and Western bodywork modalities including: Deep tissue and sports massage, Swedish, Shiatsu acupressure and Reiki energy work. Michael enjoys combining modalities to meet the specific therapeutic needs of his clients. Michael has also received a PhD in Holistic Psychology.

Michelle Burkhart

MICHELLE BURKHART CMT, HHP

Michelle was born and raised in Dodge City, Kansas. She received a Bachelor of Fine Arts from Fort Hays State University in Hays, Kansas. Shortly after, she moved to San Diego where she received her training in massage therapy at Mueller College of Holistic Studies and has been a resident since 1995. She is a nationally certified massage therapist and holistic health practitioner. Michelle specializes in Swedish, Tui Na, Acupressure, and Cupping therapies. She strives to continually learn more to deepen her skills. Michelle’s mission is to be a vehicle for natural healing by bringing balance to the body, mind, and spirit in order to help her clients regain their inner peace and strength.

Michelle was born and raised in Dodge City, Kansas. She received a Bachelor of Fine Arts from Fort Hays State University in Hays, Kansas. Shortly after, she moved to San Diego where she received her training in massage therapy at Mueller College of Holistic Studies and has been a resident since 1995. She is a nationally certified massage therapist and holistic health practitioner. Michelle specializes in Swedish, Tui Na, Acupressure, and Cupping therapies. She strives to continually learn more to deepen her skills. Michelle’s mission is to be a vehicle for natural healing by bringing balance to the body, mind, and spirit in order to help her clients regain their inner peace and strength.

Michelle was born and raised in Dodge City, Kansas. She received a Bachelor of Fine Arts from Fort Hays State University in Hays, Kansas. Shortly after, she moved to San Diego where she received her training in massage therapy at Mueller College of Holistic Studies and has been a resident since 1995. She is a nationally certified massage therapist and holistic health practitioner. Michelle specializes in Swedish, Tui Na, Acupressure, and Cupping therapies. She strives to continually learn more to deepen her skills. Michelle’s mission is to be a vehicle for natural healing by bringing balance to the body, mind, and spirit in order to help her clients regain their inner peace and strength.

Mischa Lee

MISCHA LEE LMT, HHP

Mischa was born and raised in San Diego, lived in the Lake Tahoe area for 25 years before returning to San Diego. Her original education was as a pre-med anatomy and physiology student, then two apprenticeships studying and practicing traditional Japanese Zen Shiatsu, and Chinese Meditative massage. Since her initial training over 30 years ago her intuitive way of working has expanded to include deep tissue techniques, sports massage, Swedish, pregnancy massage, reflexology, Ashiatsu and an ability to continually learn from and adapt her work to each client. Mischa enjoys developing a real understanding of what an individual needs during a massage, whether she sees you once or on an ongoing/regular basis. Mischa feels very fortunate that she loves what she does and has the opportunity to make a positive contribution to the health and well-being of her clients.

Mischa was born and raised in San Diego, lived in the Lake Tahoe area for 25 years before returning to San Diego. Her original education was as a pre-med anatomy and physiology student, then two apprenticeships studying and practicing traditional Japanese Zen Shiatsu, and Chinese Meditative massage. Since her initial training over 30 years ago her intuitive way of working has expanded to include deep tissue techniques, sports massage, Swedish, pregnancy massage, reflexology, Ashiatsu and an ability to continually learn from and adapt her work to each client. Mischa enjoys developing a real understanding of what an individual needs during a massage, whether she sees you once or on an ongoing/regular basis. Mischa feels very fortunate that she loves what she does and has the opportunity to make a positive contribution to the health and well-being of her clients.

Mischa was born and raised in San Diego, lived in the Lake Tahoe area for 25 years before returning to San Diego. Her original education was as a pre-med anatomy and physiology student, then two apprenticeships studying and practicing traditional Japanese Zen Shiatsu, and Chinese Meditative massage. Since her initial training over 30 years ago her intuitive way of working has expanded to include deep tissue techniques, sports massage, Swedish, pregnancy massage, reflexology, Ashiatsu and an ability to continually learn from and adapt her work to each client. Mischa enjoys developing a real understanding of what an individual needs during a massage, whether she sees you once or on an ongoing/regular basis. Mischa feels very fortunate that she loves what she does and has the opportunity to make a positive contribution to the health and well-being of her clients.

Lindsay Stec

LINDSAY STEC CMT, HHP

Lindsay moved from Chicago to pursue her passions in natural health, bodywork, fitness and yoga. Lindsay graduated from the Professional School of Bodywork with two specializations in the Rolf Method of Structural Integration and Relational Somatics Bodywork. She is intrigued by the dynamics of the physical body and is currently pursuing her personal training certification to gain an even deeper understanding of the body, movement and sports injuries. She uses a preventative and restorative approach in relationship with her clients to provide them with tools for optimal health and wellness.

Lindsay moved from Chicago to pursue her passions in natural health, bodywork, fitness and yoga. Lindsay graduated from the Professional School of Bodywork with two specializations in the Rolf Method of Structural Integration and Relational Somatics Bodywork. She is intrigued by the dynamics of the physical body and is currently pursuing her personal training certification to gain an even deeper understanding of the body, movement and sports injuries. She uses a preventative and restorative approach in relationship with her clients to provide them with tools for optimal health and wellness.

Lindsay moved from Chicago to pursue her passions in natural health, bodywork, fitness and yoga. Lindsay graduated from the Professional School of Bodywork with two specializations in the Rolf Method of Structural Integration and Relational Somatics Bodywork. She is intrigued by the dynamics of the physical body and is currently pursuing her personal training certification to gain an even deeper understanding of the body, movement and sports injuries. She uses a preventative and restorative approach in relationship with her clients to provide them with tools for optimal health and wellness.

Blythe Tagawa

BLYTHE TAGAWA CMT, HHP

Blythe was born and raised in Los Angeles and has been a resident of San Diego since 1993. She grew up playing competitive sports, mainly soccer, tennis, and swimming and quickly learned the importance of both pre and post event care for athletes, including massage and proper stretching. This interest in sports care is what eventually led her to choosing her career in massage therapy. She is nationally certified as a massage therapist and also received her license as a Holistic Health Practitioner. She attended the International Professional School of Bodywork in San Diego where she specialized in both Sports Massage and Seitai Shiatsu. She also integrates the work of Thai Massage, which she believes is an effective combination of yoga and acupressure.

Blythe was born and raised in Los Angeles and has been a resident of San Diego since 1993. She grew up playing competitive sports, mainly soccer, tennis, and swimming and quickly learned the importance of both pre and post event care for athletes, including massage and proper stretching. This interest in sports care is what eventually led her to choosing her career in massage therapy. She is nationally certified as a massage therapist and also received her license as a Holistic Health Practitioner. She attended the International Professional School of Bodywork in San Diego where she specialized in both Sports Massage and Seitai Shiatsu. She also integrates the work of Thai Massage, which she believes is an effective combination of yoga and acupressure.

Blythe was born and raised in Los Angeles and has been a resident of San Diego since 1993. She grew up playing competitive sports, mainly soccer, tennis, and swimming and quickly learned the importance of both pre and post event care for athletes, including massage and proper stretching. This interest in sports care is what eventually led her to choosing her career in massage therapy. She is nationally certified as a massage therapist and also received her license as a Holistic Health Practitioner. She attended the International Professional School of Bodywork in San Diego where she specialized in both Sports Massage and Seitai Shiatsu. She also integrates the work of Thai Massage, which she believes is an effective combination of yoga and acupressure.

Joanna Ward

JOANNA WARD CMT, HHP

Joanna was born and raised in Washington, and moved to San Diego in 2001. She studied massage therapy at the International Professional School of Bodywork and received her Holistic Health Provider certification in 2008. During her studies she focused on Asian healing arts and nutrition. Joanna’s massage practice focuses on the health of the whole body. When the body is relaxed and free from stress and pain it can better heal itself. She strongly believes that balancing Eastern and Western approaches to health are important in treating illness and injury, and that prevention is the absolute best medicine. Joanna is trained in many modalities and blends them into each massage to create a personalized session based on the needs of each client.

Joanna was born and raised in Washington, and moved to San Diego in 2001. She studied massage therapy at the International Professional School of Bodywork and received her Holistic Health Provider certification in 2008. During her studies she focused on Asian healing arts and nutrition. Joanna’s massage practice focuses on the health of the whole body. When the body is relaxed and free from stress and pain it can better heal itself. She strongly believes that balancing Eastern and Western approaches to health are important in treating illness and injury, and that prevention is the absolute best medicine. Joanna is trained in many modalities and blends them into each massage to create a personalized session based on the needs of each client.

Joanna was born and raised in Washington, and moved to San Diego in 2001. She studied massage therapy at the International Professional School of Bodywork and received her Holistic Health Provider certification in 2008. During her studies she focused on Asian healing arts and nutrition. Joanna’s massage practice focuses on the health of the whole body. When the body is relaxed and free from stress and pain it can better heal itself. She strongly believes that balancing Eastern and Western approaches to health are important in treating illness and injury, and that prevention is the absolute best medicine. Joanna is trained in many modalities and blends them into each massage to create a personalized session based on the needs of each client.

Connie Youngblood

CONNIE YOUNGBLOOD HHP

Since completing her initial training, Connie continues to take classes to broaden her practice. Connie knows many modalities making her very versatile. By varying her touch and style, she accommodates the individual therapeutic needs of her clients. Connie believes in being pro-active about health and incorporating massage is an important way to promote well-being and longevity. She works with compassion and intuition which enhances every part of the massage she gives.

Connie was named Best Massage by La Jolla Light readers in their 2014 Readers Choice Poll.

Since completing her initial training, Connie continues to take classes to broaden her practice. Connie knows many modalities making her very versatile. By varying her touch and style, she accommodates the individual therapeutic needs of her clients. Connie believes in being pro-active about health and incorporating massage is an important way to promote well-being and longevity. She works with compassion and intuition which enhances every part of the massage she gives.

Connie was named Best Massage by La Jolla Light readers in their 2014 Readers Choice Poll.

Since completing her initial training, Connie continues to take classes to broaden her practice. Connie knows many modalities making her very versatile. By varying her touch and style, she accommodates the individual therapeutic needs of her clients. Connie believes in being pro-active about health and incorporating massage is an important way to promote well-being and longevity. She works with compassion and intuition which enhances every part of the massage she gives.

Connie was named Best Massage by La Jolla Light readers in their 2014 Readers Choice Poll.

Heather James

HEATHER JAMES, CMT

Heather James began her career in Eugene, Oregon as a licensed massage therapist in 1999. Her passion for athletics led her to become certified in advanced deep tissue and sports massage. She moved to Hawaii in 2001 and became certified in Hawaiian (Lomi) massage. There she enjoyed working with many tourists and competitive paddlers. In 2014 Heather became a C.M.T. in California and relocated to San Diego. She has worked with a broad spectrum of clients ranging from professional athletes to people with repetitive stress syndrome, as well as those who simply would like to maintain optimal health. She encourages cross-training, stretching, hydration, and REST. Whether you have specific injuries that need attention, or would simply like to enjoy a relaxing Swedish massage, Heather is sure to help you feel rejuvenated.

Heather James began her career in Eugene, Oregon as a licensed massage therapist in 1999. Her passion for athletics led her to become certified in advanced deep tissue and sports massage. She moved to Hawaii in 2001 and became certified in Hawaiian (Lomi) massage. There she enjoyed working with many tourists and competitive paddlers. In 2014 Heather became a C.M.T. in California and relocated to San Diego. She has worked with a broad spectrum of clients ranging from professional athletes to people with repetitive stress syndrome, as well as those who simply would like to maintain optimal health. She encourages cross-training, stretching, hydration, and REST. Whether you have specific injuries that need attention, or would simply like to enjoy a relaxing Swedish massage, Heather is sure to help you feel rejuvenated.

Heather James began her career in Eugene, Oregon as a licensed massage therapist in 1999. Her passion for athletics led her to become certified in advanced deep tissue and sports massage. She moved to Hawaii in 2001 and became certified in Hawaiian (Lomi) massage. There she enjoyed working with many tourists and competitive paddlers. In 2014 Heather became a C.M.T. in California and relocated to San Diego. She has worked with a broad spectrum of clients ranging from professional athletes to people with repetitive stress syndrome, as well as those who simply would like to maintain optimal health. She encourages cross-training, stretching, hydration, and REST. Whether you have specific injuries that need attention, or would simply like to enjoy a relaxing Swedish massage, Heather is sure to help you feel rejuvenated.