Kristen Lutz, a Board Certified Licensed Massage Therapist, is a graduate of Cortiva Institute – Boston (formerly Muscular Therapy Institute) in Watertown, MA. During a session with Kristen, she will help to identify postural and movement patterns that contribute to pain and imbalance, gather information from your health history and use a variety of massage techniques to decrease pain and improve function. These techniques include advanced orthopedic massage, myofascial release, neuromuscular (trigger point) therapy, sports massage, deep tissue, and Swedish (relaxation), along with stretching, range of motion, and breath work.
Kristen, a New England native, has been living in the Boston area since she graduated with a Master of Science Degree in Clinical Exercise Physiology from Northeastern University. Prior to that, she graduated with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Exercise and Sport Sciences from Colby-Sawyer College in New London, NH while playing collegiate women’s volleyball. Her work experience has been in the health and wellness field as an exercise physiologist, health promotion coordinator, and health coach. As a member of the American Massage Therapy Association (AMTA), she had the privilege to run the Boston Marathon for a 2nd time in 2014 where she raised money for the Massage Therapy Foundation. Since that time, she has worked as the Director of Communications for the Massachusetts Chapter of the AMTA.