Visit Us5809 Preston Rd Suite E-577, Plano, TX 75093
Located in Lakeside Market (W. Spring Creek Parkway and Preston Rd.) between Paper Affair and Craft Way.
Welcome to Stretch Zone
When you visit Stretch Zone, our trained stretch practitioners lead you through a series of dynamic stretches to increase mobility and muscle function and make daily movements more efficient. We offer a welcoming environment, knowledgeable staff and comfortable equipment, since our practitioners do all of the work for you, simply relax and enjoy the benefits!
What are you waiting for? Book your free stretch today!
The Stretch Zone Method® addresses flexibility from a neurological perspective. This is achieved by dealing with the muscle’s nervous tension (“tonus”) to reach an optimal active range of motion. The goal is not to make a person more “flexible” or “elastic,” but rather enable you to move more functionally by re-establishing a more ideal resting muscle tone. By re-educating the associated nerve-muscle reflex, the Stretch Zone Method® leads to movement becoming easier and more efficient.
Rather than creating soreness by pulling on our limbs to extremes, the Stretch Zone Method® works through the nervous system to achieve lasting gains in flexibility and range of motion. The method rests on the notion that changing and re-educating our muscle’s nervous energy is a major factor in unleashing our body’s intended function. This nervous energy, known as the stretch reflex, is our body’s automatic defense against the dangers of over-stretching. Any movement that goes too fast or too far, or is held for too long, will cause your body to resist with the stretch reflex. Once the reflex is activated, your body has effectively said “no more” and resists the stretch. Any further attempt at stretching becomes counter productive and may even cause long term damage.
I started working in the health industry at the age of 16 with my own personal training business. I was very fortunate, because I found my passion at an early age helping people with their health and fitness goals. I eventually attended the University of Texas at Tyler and Majored in Health and Kinesiology. I've held several certifications over the years from basic nutrition to corrective exercise for the elderly population. I've worked with professional athletes, children, and everyone else under the sun. I've learned many things over my short life, but one thing that has really struck me is how tight and inflexible everyone is. The foundation of a healthy fitness program is flexibility and mobility. I love what I do now, and how much it benefits all the lucky people that cross my path at Stretch Zone. My absolute favorite quote is from Maya Angelou, "I've learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel."
After graduating with honors from Harvard Law... just kidding!!! Here’s the real story, about a year ago someone told me, do what makes you feel most alive. That is when I decided to trade in my business suits and heels for leggings and tennis shoes - and I have never looked back! Throughout my almost 20 years working in corporate America, I’ve had the opportunity to work with and learn from some incredible people and that is an experience I will never regret. I’ve always been passionate about people (and animals) and I knew that is what would make me feel happy and alive - doing something that truly helps people. I feel fortunate to be a part of a company whose mission is exactly that, to help people. The best part of my day is talking to clients about how Stretch Zone has positively impacted their lives – no matter how big or small that impact has been. Every single day I am excited about what I am doing but I am even more excited about the people I am doing it with – my amazing staff. They are truly the icing on the cake!