Crystal's approach is relaxation and rehabilitation. She uses a blend of Deep Tissue, Swedish, integrative clinical massage incorporating CORE Myofascial Release Therapy, Neuromuscular Therapy, and Orthopedic Massage to unwind fascial tissue. She has worked with Physical Therapist providing manual therapy treatments and traditional massage therapy for patients recovering from hip /knee / shoulder replacement surgeries and injuries. Crystal has also worked on professional athletes, including Marathoners, weekend warriors and the geriatric / senior population to help successfully improve posture, flexibility and overall wellness. Her focus includes clinical, sport injuries, recovery from joint replacement, pre/post-op soft tissue work for injuries, therapeutic, age management and geriatric / senior massage.
Certified Lypossage Face & Body Contouring Therapist assisting clients' age management and body contouring goals. This modality involves decreasing the appearance of cellulite, wrinkles, fine lines, while improving circulation and posture. The treatment detoxifies the body through the lymphatic system and fascial manipulation.
Crystal addresses skin issues from a scientific and clinical approach. Through a skin analysis and client intake, this new age focus to skincare helps to educate clients and assist them in reaching their skincare goals. Focus includes a variety of ethnic skins, age management skin therapies and body treatments, clinical facials for health challenged skin, and men's facial skin. Additional services include threading, and Brazilian waxing.
Featured in Boston Common Magazine in 2015, Issue 5, Men's Issue, Uni-Bro; Spa Services for Men- From Facials to Waxing, highlights C.Spa's Back Bay Men's Facial and Myofascial Release Massage. She was voted "Best of Boston" for facials in 2008. Appeared in an article on skincare entitled Pretty and Palatable in Stuff Magazine in November 17-30, 2009 edition. C.Spa-Boston was featured in Allure Magazine, Boston / February 2013.
Professional affiliations: Associated Bodywork & Massage Professionals, Associated Skin Care Professionals, Back Bay Association (BBA), Better Business Bureau, Integrative Health Collaborative at Mass General Hospital (formerly), Touch for Cancer, and previously an Environ Trainer for DermaConcepts. Additional affiliations; certified as AFAA Group Fitness specializing in Strength Training / Older Adult Fitness, Cycling, Aqua Fitness1&2, and Sports Nutrition Consultant.
As a runner, former athlete, and spa enthusiast, Crystal appreciates the value of relaxing from an intense workout, excellent massage and skilled facial treatment. She enjoys sharing spa tips with her clients, life experiences, and a good laugh.