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Julio Ortiz, LMT

Licensed massage therapist
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Please list your licenses/degrees: Licensed massage therapist in New York and New Jersey.

Where did you receive your schooling? Swedish Institute College of Health Sciences in NYC.

How long was your schooling? What years did you attend? At the time, it was a 600 hour course which I think is one year. I finished in December 1998.

How long have you been practicing? 19 years.

What tasks/treatments does your medical description include?

  • Medical massage
  • sports massage
  • deep tissue massage
  • Swedish massage

Are you a member of any Associations or Organizations? If so, which ones? My insurance is through American Bodywork and Massage Professionals (ABMP).

What is something that you want your patients to know about your method of caring for them?

  • I like to think of myself as a helper in the clients healing process, as opposed to a healer
  • I help facilitate the client’s own healing process through muscular manipulation and information about any muscular issues they may be experiencing when they meet me

I have been at Manhattan Total Health since… October of 2011.

In my free time, I like to… Cook, garden and knit.

When I’m not at MTH, you can find me… In my garden.

I love what I do because… It fulfills my life’s mission, which is to help other while I’m here.

If I could give one piece of advice, it would be… Follow your bliss!