With nearly two decades of hands on experience, Rafael Torres is one of NYC’s most sought after health and wellness experts. Rafael is the founder of Torres Fitness and Developer of Movement & Posture Restoration
Growing up in New York City, Rafael’s path to health and wellness started at an early age, due to his passion for anatomy and sports, such as soccer and tennis. In his spare time you can find him at the Renzo Gracie Academy training under world renowned Brazilian Jiu-jitsu instructor John Danaher. He also is a huge animal lover and has two Jack Russell terriers.
Rafael has studied and learned from some of the best professionals in the fields of biomechanics, neurophysiology and Auriculotherapy. He is also one of the first Muscle Activation Techniques specialist in New York City as well as the first practitioner trained by world renowned French Medical Doctor Michel Marignan in Posturology with Auriculotherapy in the United States. He is also the first practitioner in the U.S.A trained in Auricular Chromotherapy and Chromo-Cerbral Integration Technique for the use of diminishing the symptoms of emotional traumas and conflicts. Rafael often travels to Europe to further his studies in Auriculotherapy and Chromotherapy.
Rafael’s clientele includes celebrities and sports professionals;
including top level NBA athletes, Division one College Football and soccer Players, as well as numerous Mixed Martial Artists (UFC and Bellator).
However, Rafael does not just work with elite athletes. Anyone from children to
seniors, weekend warriors to office workers can benefit from even just one session.
If you are tired of being held back by injuries and want to be back at the top of your game, don't wait any longer. Contact us now to schedule a free 15 minute phone consultation.
Certifications and Courses completed
Developer of Movement and Posture Restoration
- Posturology with Auriculotherapy
- Auricular Chromotherapy
- Chromo Cerebral Integration Technique
- Muscle Activation Techniques Specialist
- M.A.T Jump Start Practitioner
- Touch For Health 1-4
- National Academy of Sports Medicine
- Exercise Mechanics
- Biomechanics of the Upper Extremity (RTSm)
- Biomechanics of the Trunk and Spine (RTSm)
- Biomechanics of the Lower Extremity (RTSm)
- Cadaveric Study (RTSm)
- Applied Exercise Physiology
- Functional Anatomy
- Advance Foot Function (Muscle Activation Techniques)
- Pre & Post Natal
- Donna Eden Energy Medicine (1 year completed)