Our Torrance studio was founded in 2017 and we have been helping the good folks of the South Bay and surrounding areas feel better ever since. Located at Pacific Coast Highway and Ocean Ave, we are well placed to serve Torrance and the surrounding areas, including the guys up on the hill in Palos Verdes. Our studio is definitely compact; we like to think of it as small, but 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.
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.
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.
Paula has been a Massage Therapist for 14 years. She has an Associate Degree in Kinesiology from Compton College and is currently pursuing her Bachelor’s at California State Dominguez Hills in Kinesiology with a focus in Pre-physical Therapy. She is also a Zumba instructor and has experience in athletics training. She enjoys traveling, yoga and spending quality time with her kids. Paula 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.