Larissa hails from Brazil where she earned her Kinesiology degree (2005) and was certified as a massage therapist (2007), specializing in trigger points and deep tissue.
Soon after being certified in pilates in 2011, she worked with golfers, applying pilate methods alongside massage therapy to prevent injuries and also assist those recovering from injury.
In 2015, Larissa began to help athletes in others sports such as cycling, running, tennis, and boxing.
She added mixed martial artists, gymnasts, and bodybuilders to her roster of athletes when she moved to Birmingham, Alabama in 2019.
Larissa offers deep tissue, Swedish, and sports massages here at Open Channels Wellness Studios.