Raul graduated from Soderworld Wellness Center & Academy in 2012 from the Massage Therapy program and has been working as Massage Therapist since. Raul is also an Athletic Trainer and graduated from Northern Illinois University in 2005 with his Bachelors in Kinesiology/Athletic Training.
Raul worked as an Athletic Trainer with the NIU football team and also the Chicago Rush Arena football team in 2005. He worked a few years doing patient rehabilitation for a few chiropractic offices as an Athletic Trainer as well. Raul has a background in exercise science, strength training, stretching, and MMA.
You can always catch him in the gym or learning new ways to increase himself physically and mentally. Always searching for ways to improve his knowledge of the body; Raul became interested in massage when he saw the benefits it could have on people physically.
As learning of the mind, body, and spirit continued; he became more aware of energy work such as Reiki and Cranial Sacral and also incorporates all types of healing into each and every massage.
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