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Richard Ventura

Licensed Massage Therapist

Richard is a professionally licensed massage practitioner who has a vast interest and enthusiasm for health and wellness.  Whether you are looking to relax and reduce stress or work out the kinks, Richard is a competent bodyworker.  His specialties include Swedish massage, deep tissue, myofascial release, sports massage and trigger point therapy.

Richard has a diverse educational background including an undergraduate degree in biology and psychology and a master’s degree in Rehabilitation Administration.  He also studied briefly at Logan University.  He took his extraordinary education from Logan University into his massage therapy training.  Richard believes his exceptional knowledge of the human body has made him a competent and skilled therapist.

Massage is unfortunately regarded as a luxury in our American society.  Richard would like to challenge this belief.  He believes that massage is a way to a healthier and happier life.

To learn more information or to book an appointment with Richard call or text him at 618.534.3942 or venturamassage@hotmail.com

Richard’s Services

Swedish Massage

Probably the most common type of massage.  This type of massage involves the use of oil or lotion.  Using light pressure and long strokes with the hands, the object Is to influence the superficial layers of body.

Cost of a session is $80 for 60 minutes, $110 for 90 minutes.

To learn more information or to book an appointment with Richard call or text him at 618.534.3942 or venturamassage@hotmail.com

Deep Tissue Massage

Deep tissue massage focuses on the deeper layers of muscle and connective tissue.  Communication is key to ensure therapeutic results with ease and comfort.

Cost of a session is $80 for 60 minutes, $110 for 90 minutes.

To learn more information or to book an appointment with Richard call or text him at 618.534.3942 or venturamassage@hotmail.com

Myofascial Release

“Myofascial release involves slow, sustained pressure applied by the hands to areas where fascial tissue restricts mobility and may cause pain.” – Massage Magazine

Cost of a session is $80 for 60 minutes, $110 for 90 minutes.

To learn more information or to book an appointment with Richard call or text him at 618.534.3942 or venturamassage@hotmail.com

Sports Massage

This type of massage is for those who are active and exercise frequently.  The focus is definitely not to relax.  The therapist will use a variety of techniques to achieve the best possible results.  The use of assisted stretching may also be incorporated in the session.  As a result, loose clothing is recommended.

Cost of a session is $80 for 60 minutes, $110 for 90 minutes.

To learn more information or to book an appointment with Richard call or text him at 618.534.3942 or venturamassage@hotmail.com

Trigger Point

Trigger point therapy is the use of direct pressure on a specific muscle to release tension and constriction.  Comparable to acupressure, trigger point therapy does not focus on the meridians of the body.  Instead, it is specifically designed to relieve the source of pain and restore loss of function.

Cost of a session is $80 for 60 minutes, $110 for 90 minutes.

To learn more information or to book an appointment with Richard call or text him at 618.534.3942 or venturamassage@hotmail.com