Our Hermosa Beach Studio is a brand new wellness space located in the city of Hermosa Beach. We are conveniently located in the mall at the cross streets of Aviation and Prospect and can be easily reached from all the cities of the South Bay including North Redondo Beach, Manhattan Beach and El Segundo. Our Hermosa Beach Studio is more spacious than our Torrance location but just as mighty! Our space is a working studio with an open concept with conversation often flowing between staff and clients alike. StretchSPOT’s focus is on improving body health and performance through stretching and movement. We aim 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.
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.
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.
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.