StretchSPOT is a health and wellness studio based in Torrance, California. We came into being in September 2017 and have been helping people feel better ever since! Our focus is on improving body health and performance through stretching and movement. StretchSPOT’s goal is to help people move freely to the best of their ability and live a pain-free life in the most holistic way possible. We welcome all types of people of all age ranges, from nine-to-fivers and weekend warriors through to elite athletes. Most humans can gain health and movement benefits from the practice of stretching.
Kwesi is our Head Therapist and co-owner of StretchSPOT. He brings to the table an extensive sports and fitness background built up over the course of 20 years. Kwesi is trained in the technique of Active Isolated Stretching and has 20 years experience in this field. From 6 years of playing pro-basketball he has built up an extensive knowledge of the body and its mechanics and has a specific interest in functional training for health and wellbeing. Kwesi has been a fitness coach for many years and specializes in training women over 40.
Jeff has a lengthy experience of assisted stretch therapy gained from his extensive time here at StretchSPOT and his time as a Flexologist at another stretch studio in Los Angeles . He has a full and comprehensive knowledge of the human body gained from his Bachelor’s Degree in Kinesiology from CSULB, in addition to being a certified personal trainer.
Gabi studied Kinesiology at CSULB where she gained her in-depth knowledge of the body. She has much athletic experience through being a part of a competitive swim team for over 8 years as well as now coaching a competitive youth swim team for the past two years. Gabi also teaches water aerobics classes and is in the process of obtaining a certification for personal training. Gabi was trained in Stretch Therapy and Myofascial Release techniques by our owner and Head Flexibility Technician, Kwesi.
Jen holds a bachelor’s degree in Kinesiology from CSULB where she attained her extensive knowledge of the human body. She holds an athletic background as she grew up playing soccer and coached youth soccer for two years. In addition, Jen is also a National Academy of Sports Medicine (NASM) Certified Personal Trainer. Jen was trained in Stretch Therapy and Myofascial Release techniques by our owner and Head Stretch Therapist, Kwesi.
Nelson graduated from Cal State University of Los Angeles where he obtained his Bachelor’s Degree in Kinesiology with an emphasis in rehabilitation and therapeutic exercises. Being a fluent Spanish and English speaker has benefited him when working with patients in his studies with spinal cord and stroke injuries. Nelson has an in-depth understanding of how the body works, the types of injuries the body can sustain, and how the road to recovery is different for every individual . Nelson also has an athletic background in volleyball and still actively competes when he isn’t coaching. Nelson was trained in Stretch Therapy and Myofascial Release techniques by our owner and Head Stretch Therapist, Kwesi.
Liz studied at California State University, Dominguez Hills where she obtained a Bachelor’s in Kinesiology with an emphasis in Pre-Physical Therapy and hopes to one day become an Occupational Therapist. Her undergraduate career gave her an understanding of how the human body works and moves, whether through athleticism or everyday movement. She is passionate about physical and mental self-care and enjoys both yoga and reading at her local park. was trained in Stretch Therapy and Myofascial Release techniques by our owner and Head Stretch Therapist, Kwesi.
Zoe is co-owner and manager of StretchSPOT. Having a background in graphic design, Zoe takes care of the marketing and website and the general day-to-day operations of the studio.