Biography

A dedicated student of life and a master of many disciplines, Arturo has now discovered his most ardent passion in the healing arts. He graduated from The Cortiva Institute in Boston, with knowledge of a variety of modalities, including Swedish massage, sports massage, myofascial massage, and neuromuscular therapies. Arturo brings peaceful intensity and unrivaled joy into his body work.

Arturo's vision for Massage for Yoga comes from years of training and practice. He found yoga in the late 90's and has practiced under the supervision of a variety of outstanding master teachers. He has completed the 200 hrs Teacher Training with Baron Baptiste; and at the present time, teaches yoga to the women's swimming team of Harvard University.

Prior to yoga, Arturo trained in different styles of martial arts. In 1994 he was awarded the degree of Black Belt First Dan in Mugendo Karate, and in 1996 he was awarded Second Dan. He then taught Mugendo for more than 8 years at the University Karate Center in Fort Lauderdale before moving to Boston.

Studying, practicing, and teaching in the areas of science, business administration, literature, fine arts, and the martial arts, Arturo achieved multiple degrees in these themes before finding his truest direction. He has also had intense science education in anatomy, physiology, pathology, and ethics. Each of his varied intellectual and physical pursuits has contributed to the unique gift he gives through his masterful massage therapy.

He has experienced the culture of 34 countries and currently lives in Newton MA with Bonita, his calico cat : ) .

- Nationally Certified in Therapeutic Massage and Bodywork by NCBTMB.

- Member of the American Massage Therapy Association.