Meet The Team

Get to know the professionals who’ll keep your training on track

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Todd Neider, Owner

Founder

Himself an athlete, Todd was introduced to massage therapy after having suffered various sports-related injuries of his own. Todd graduated from the Utah College of Massage Therapy in 2005 and started his own practice in 2008. He is a certified Master ART Provider and a “full body” ART practitioner, and he holds certifications in Rock Tape, AIM, RB, NKT, SFMA, and MC. A lifelong athlete, Todd is currently a triathlete, a half marathon runner, and a 100-mile bike race rider. His long-lasting love for sports has been supported by his access to massage therapy.

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Sandra Cruces, CMT

Manual Therapist

Hometown: Stockton, CA

Her Story: Sandra is known to be one of the toughest therapists at the Arden-Arcade location. She graduated in Massage Therapy studies from Carrington College and loves meeting new clients to improve their health.

Fave Way to Stay Active: Hot Pilates and running.

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Michelle Gibbons

Manual Therapist

Hometown: Gardnerville, NV

Her Story: Michelle grew up hiking, snowboarding, and taking full advantage of the outdoors in the Sierra Nevada Mountains. Her love of the outdoors and active lifestyle has led her across the world on adventures and into her massage career.

Fave Way to Stay Active: Yoga, hiking, weight training, and rock climbing.

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Ruby Oates, CMT, RT

Manual Therapist

Hometown: Stockton, CA

Her Story: Ruby graduated from Carrington College. Her passion is helping people better their lives and being the best they can be. Ruby has recently became a new mommy, loves spending time with loved ones, and traveling with her hubby and now growing family

Fave Way to Stay Active: Working out and teaching pilates!

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Oliver Layco

Manual Therapist

Hometown: Van Nuys, CA

His Story: Oliver is a former client turned massage therapist! He has always wanted to help people, so he worked as a Security Officer at the Staples Center and then as an EMT. Oliver became a massage therapist to give back to fellow athletes and weekend warriors what massage has given to him.

Fave Way to Stay Active: Running is Oliver's main form of staying active and has currently ran 9 full marathons and counting. He is looking to experiment more with cycling, swimming, and weight lifting to become a more well-rounded athlete.

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Janice Garcia

Vibe Manager

Hometown: Sacramento, CA

Her Story: As a dancer in college and a graduate in Nutrition Studies, Janice has honed a substantial awareness of the body. She hopes to support the therapists with her background and get to know all of ABW's awesome clients along the way. Make sure to say “hello” to her when Active Bodywork is massaging at an event or even at both offices!

Fave Way to Stay Active: Dancing, walking around Midtown Sacramento, and stretching while playing video games.

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Tiffany Moore

Front Desk

Hometown: Stockton, CA

Her Story: After getting a degree in Kinesiology, Tiffany wanted to learn even more about the human body. She loves working with coworkers that share the same passion, and she wants to always continue being a student. Tiffany is happy to be a part of helping clients in their journey away from pain.

Fave Way to Stay Active: Hiking, yoga, walking her dog and adventuring.

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Todd Neider, Owner

Founder

Himself an athlete, Todd was introduced to massage therapy after having suffered various sports-related injuries of his own. Todd graduated from the Utah College of Massage Therapy in 2005 and started his own practice in 2008. He is a certified Master ART Provider and a “full body” ART practitioner, and he holds certifications in Rock Tape, AIM, RB, NKT, SFMA, and MC. A lifelong athlete, Todd is currently a triathlete, a half marathon runner, and a 100-mile bike race rider. His long-lasting love for sports has been supported by his access to massage therapy.

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Cathy De Luna Ambriz

Manual Therapist

Hometown: Sacramento, CA

Her Story: Cathy was raised in a very traditional Mexican-American home, centered around food and family. She loves learning people’s’ life stories and going on road trips. She loves food and is always on the lookout for recipes to cook and restaurants to try.

Fave Way to Stay Active: Walking her dog, going to the gym, fishing, and going on hikes.

Erin

Erin Halk

Manual Therapist

Hometown: Santa Cruz, CA

Her Story: With over a decade of experience in the bodywork world, Erin has a passion and understanding for how the body works. She believes in the body’s ability to heal itself with a little guidance, and loves to help clients take charge of their health. She knows the ebbs and flows of self care, and where to go from where we are today.

Fave Way to Stay Active: Erin enjoys anything that has to do with nature, trail hiking, mountain biking, rock climbing, swimming, beach volleyball, yoga, qi gong, as well as crazy living room dance parties with her kiddos.

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Fabian Hernandez

Manual Therapist

Hometown: Colusa, Ca

His Story: Fabian's background in Health and Wellness for over 10 years has been his driving force to aid others in need. Fabian believes everyone deserves the same great care, and that pain is not a lifestyle. Fabian dedicates his off time to researching and helping others as much as he can. He also takes pride in his understanding of assessments and special test to give the best result in a session.

Fave Way to Stay Active: Weights are his thing at the gym or home; cardio is hit or miss. Fabian looks up to his clients for active inspiration and is all ears for suggestions!

Michelle

Michelle Gibbons

Manual Therapist

Hometown: Gardnerville, NV

Her Story: Michelle grew up hiking, snowboarding, and taking full advantage of the outdoors in the Sierra Nevada Mountains. Her love of the outdoors and active lifestyle has led her across the world on adventures and into her massage career.

Fave Way to Stay Active: Yoga, hiking, weight training, and rock climbing.

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William Myers

Manual Therapist

Hometown: Sacramento, CA

His Story: William has been a competitive athlete since the age of three and has used deep body work to help train and compete. Now as a professional cyclist and body worker he can use his years of experience to help people return to a pain free active lifestyle.

Fave Way to Stay Active: Cycling is William's main activity but you can also find him practicing Muay Thai or hiking with his dog.

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Janice Garcia

Vibe Manager

Hometown: Sacramento, CA

Her Story: As a dancer in college and a graduate in Nutrition Studies, Janice has honed a substantial awareness of the body. She hopes to support the therapists with her background and get to know all of ABW's awesome clients along the way. Make sure to say “hello” to her when Active Bodywork is massaging at an event or even at both offices!

Fave Way to Stay Active: Dancing, walking around Midtown Sacramento, and stretching while playing video games.

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