David Abookire, LMT, CMT, RMT, Sports & Injury Specialist, Owner & Director of Therapies, Educator & National Speaker, Yoga Anatomy & Biomechanics Instructor.
David has been treating athletes and injured clients since 1999. He specializes in Sports Therapy, Injury Rehabilitation and the relief of chronic pain patterns. David has helped clients avoid surgery, dramatically changed scoliosis and corrects postural imbalances with all of his clients. He blends a yoga background with a number of therapeutic techniques from various modalities combining Proprioceptive Neuromuscular Facilitation, Deep Tissue Massage, Myofascial Release, Strain/Counter Strain, Trigger Point Therapy, and Breath Awareness. David has attended many advanced trainings including over 40 hours in a human dissection lab to strengthen his education.
David’s work is often described as “very deep therapeutic massage with a gentle approach to the body.” He consults athletes on biomechanical dysfunction by assessing postural anomalies, gait dysfunction and muscular imbalances. David developed an extensive preventative maintenance program for the Colorado Rapids that he has been implementing to his athletes since 1999. David also developed and teaches Functional Anatomy classes to yoga instructors around the country.
Experience: Team Massage Therapist for the Colorado Rapids MLS Soccer for 12 seasons, USA Rugby Team, Anatomy & Advanced Anatomy Instructor for Yoga Teachers (Denver, Boulder, Minneapolis, Chicago, Los Angeles & San Diego) since 2005, Denver Center for Performing Arts Dancers and Traveling Performers since 2000: Lord of the Dance, Kiss Me Kate, Burn the Floor, Victor Victoria, The Little Mermaid, Professional Cyclists and Athletes (NFL, World Cup, Olympic, All Star), Crossfitters, MMA fighters, many Chiropractor, Physical Therapy and Doctor referrals, Speaker at local massage schools.