AIS Stretch Therapy
Alvin de Guzman
Alvin joined Stretch Asia in 2008 where he trained and certified as an AIS Stretch Therapist with a personal encounter and comprehensive training with Aaron Mattes, the founder of A.I.S – The Mattes Method, (Active Isolated Stretching).
He has since accumulated over 10,000 contact hours at Stretch Asia alone. This makes him an expert in Active Isolated Stretching.
Alvin has been involved in the Health and Fitness industry since 1998, when he graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in Physical Therapy from the University of the East, Ramon Magsaysay Medical Center (Philippines).
He is also an accomplished public speaker and instructor at various fitness clubs in the Philippines, where he worked as the Head of Health and Wellness Department of the Mandarin Oriental Hotel in Makati, Head of Fitness Department at Slimmer’s World, Manila, a Senior Fitness Instructor at Gold’s Gym and Fitness First.
His technique also includes various types of massage for the muscles and connective tissues of the body; mobilisation and occasional manipulation of joints to re-establish normal biomechanics; exercise to help maintain, restore and develop strength, and functional activities to promote optimum movement and posture.
Full of life, Alvin has a strong physique and continues to treat clients of all ages, incorporating his knowledge in rehabilitation, sport –specific training and stretch conditioning.