Leslie DeMatteo, LMT, MS

Leslie DeMatteo, LMT, MS

Leslie L. DeMatteo, LMT, MS, has been an active massage therapist since 1998, after graduating from the Sarasota School of Massage Therapy in Sarasota, FL. There she completed the massage therapy program along with a certificate program in Nuad-Bo-Rarn: Traditional Massage of Thailand. Since then, she has completed continuing education in cranial-sacral fundamentals, cancer and mastectomy massage, reflexology, trigger point therapy and prenatal massage. She is also certified by the National Certification Board for Therapeutic Massage and Bodywork (NCBTMB) and is a Professional Level member of Associated Bodywork and Massage Professionals (ABMP). Her work in massage therapy continuing education and teaching in a massage school ignited a passion for adult training and education, which led her to pursue her Bachelor's Degree in Adult Learning: Vocational Instruction, followed by her a Master's Degree in Adult Learning.

Here are my most recent posts:

could you be dehydrated

Could You Be Dehydrated?

June 19th, 2015

Are you simply tired or is it something more? Discover the signs and symptoms of dehydration now.

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Do It Yourself Massage: Lower Body

Do It Yourself Massage: Lower Body

September 4th, 2014

The benefits of massage include relief for tired and overworked muscle tissue, lengthening of muscle tissue, assisting in recovery for athletes and increased flexibility, as well as improved immunity, reduced anxiety and stress, increased lymphatic circulation and a release of endorphins. Almost no one denies that massage therapy is good for us, but many of us cannot find time to have a professional massage.

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Do It Yourself Massage: Upper Body

Do It Yourself Massage: Upper Body

August 21st, 2014

Learn how to prolong the benefits of a professional massage, ease everyday aches and pains, and keep muscle tissue supple and healthy by applying massage techniques at home. In Part I we discuss the various types of massage strokes and ways to apply them to the upper body.

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