A Brief Bio of our Therapists.
"The body mechanic"
Desmond L. Diaz, LMT, NAT ,OMT
Owner, A Balanced Life Center
Desmond L. Diaz, LMT, is a Nationally certified, State licensed Massage Therapist, Trigger Point therapist, and AFFA Certified Personal Fitness Trainer. Desmond has over ten (10) years experience in health care in various rehab settings including Sports Rehab, hospital inpatient & outpatient settings, independent living, assisted living and skilled nursing settings. He has worked with diverse populations ranging from youth through late adulthood, to professional and elite Olympics athletes. Desmond also delivers massage and therapeutic care to individuals and groups including serving as a therapist at such events as: the Disney Marathon, Radio Disney’s Diva’s on a Dime Event, NKKU Karate and Kung Fu Olympics, and March of Dimes Mudd Volleyball.
Additionally, Desmond is also a 6th degree black belt in martial arts with over twenty(20) years as an instructor, training all age groups. He has used self defense and high intensity training regimens to prepare himself and his students for tournament competitions. Desmond is proud member of the United States Martial Arts Team. He is a 2x Silver medalist from the 2014 TAFISA World Martial Arts Games, and Gold medalist at 2016 TAFISA World Martial arts Games.
Skilled in various massage modalities, including: Deep Tissue Massage, Neuromuscular Therapy, Swedish Massage, Iastm, Sports Tapping, Orthopedic and Sports Massage. Desmond integrates his knowledge of the human body, biomechanics, and his experience in rehabilitation into the application of a variety of assessment and treatment techniques delivered through his client customized routines. Desmond offers a unique perspective on the therapeutic massage, by combining his expertise as an instructor, his passion for quality care, and his commitment to helping to make your massage session an innovative, enjoyable and successful experience for both therapist and patient alike. Experience for yourself how Desmond's treatments can bring balance to you.