Training: 550+ hours
School: The Lauterstein-Conway Massage School for Massage Therapy
Licensed since: 2014
Continuing Education: Myofascial Release, Prenatal, Lymphatic Drainage
Areas of expertise: The Myo
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Devon Zapata, an Austin native, has been practicing and perfecting his skills since 2014. Using various modalities and a sensitive sense of touch, he breaks apart tension by meeting it with appropriate pressure and restoring the muscles to functionality.
How long have you been a licensed massage therapist?
Since June of 2014.
How many hours of training do you have?
Over 550 of schooling, and over 4000 hours of hands on time.
Where did you go to school for massage?
The Lauterstein-Conway School for Massage Therapy.
How do you describe your massage/work to others?
Deep relaxing thorough massage. I like to start by opening up the muscles with some Myofascial work before digging in with palms and thumbs, rarely do I use elbows. I specialize in removing problems from the body and work very well at removing built up tension with a sensitive sense of touch, as well as being knowledgeable about how the muscles interact with one other and not just massage where you hurt but figuring out what is causing it, fixing the problem, and helping you on the road to recovering and maintaining your body.
How has receiving massage affected you personally?
It has made me come to realize the amount of respect and care we need to give our bodies.
What do you do to stay healthy?
I enjoy swimming, walking/hiking/running, paintball and laser tag, kayaking/paddleboarding, every day free weight workout and self body workout.
What do you like about working at Myo Massage?
The freedom of not having to give a basic massage like you see at so many franchise or spa type massage businesses.