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.
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 and is currently studying for her Masters Degree in Sports Management. Jen 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 25 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.
Keenon hails from Monterrey California. As a former collegiate athlete he carries with him an affinity for the human body and its amazing potential. A current NASM certified personal trainer who is also a music producer and multimedia artist. He enjoys music creation, video editing & reading. Keenon was trained in stretch therapy and myofascial release by our head therapist, Kwesi.
Nate earned a AA degree in the field of Kinesiology, with a focus in Physical Therapy, from Mt. San Antonio College. With a background in athletics, specializing in track and field, he cultivated an interest in the human body and different injuries. He then went on to intern with the athletic training staff at Mt. SAC, where he gained a vast knowledge in injury care and prevention methods/techniques. While he is currently working on his International Sports Sciences Association (ISSA) personal training certificate, he also finds time to coach hurdles at Palos Verdes High School for the varsity and frosh/soph teams. Nate’s likes include computer games, solving Rubik’s cubes, and watching, learning or talking about every sport. Trained by Kwesi, StretchSPOT’s co-owner and Head Stretch Therapist, Nate is adept in the methods of Myofascial Release Techniques and Stretch Therapy.
He earned his first Personal Training Certification in 2011 and began a subordinate role in a physiotherapy clinic focused on dealing with car accident-related injuries, where he would carry out the exercises prescribed by the therapist.
He then transitioned into Bodybuilding & Sports Nutrition and became a full-body transformation coach, helping hundreds of clients reach their body goals. Farid now specializes in the longevity of the body and functional training using medical-grade technology.
Farid 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.
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