Welcome to Stretch Zone

Venice

Give your body the gift of renewed flexibility. 

Stretching is essential in every stage of life. When you’re young, stretching helps build foundations for your future development and increases your strength. For assisted stretching and its many benefits, contact our Venice stretch gym. 

When you reach adulthood, stretching helps keep your body functioning in optimal condition and reverses the effects of stress and tension. When you’ve reached an advanced age, stretching helps keep you mobile and maintains the strength you need in your everyday life.   

Stretching seems simple, but there’s a right way to go about it to achieve optimal results. At our Stretch Zone in North Venice, we can help you get the most out of your stretch. Our experienced stretch practitioners in North Venice will determine your level of flexibility and work with your body.   

There is no one-size-fits-all approach for a quality stretch. That’s why our Stretch Zone stretch professionals cater to your needs and use our specialized equipment to eliminate stretch reflexes that prevent a deeper extension. This will help you feel the best results and unlock your full range of motion.   

Feeling better is easier than ever at our Venice stretch studio. 

– Strengthen your muscles

– Increase your flexibility  

– Improve your quality of life 

Fun Facts about North Venice 

 – Venice is one of only three cities in the state of Florida that is adjacent to the water but doesn’t have barrier islands  

– North Venice values art and history – at the Venice Museum and Archives you can find over 30,000 photographs and exhibits that the museum has accumulated since its founding in 1927 

– The only professional school for clowns in the world can be found in Venice

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    2466 Laurel Road East, North Venice, FL 34275, USA

    Publix' Plaza Venezia Shopping Center (corner of Laurel Rd & Pinebrook Ave near Asaro's Pizza)

    Hours of Operation

    Monday-Friday
    8am-8pm
    Saturday
    10am-3pm
    Sunday
    Closed

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    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.

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    Brian Alexander

    General Manager

    Brian was born and raised in Bradenton, FL. He played college basketball for the University of Southern Maine and graduated with a bachelor's degree in Recreation & Leisure in 2014. Before joining Stretch Zone, Brian worked as Guest Services Supervisor at Hyatt Regency Sarasota and coached girl's basketball at Southeast High School. Brian enjoys helping his clients achieve their mobility goals, and sets a high standard for exceptional customer service!

    Greg Hendrix

    Owner

    As a former Golf Professional, Greg Hendrix understands the importance of maintaining flexibility ... he is a Stretch Zone client turned owner! After years of experiencing back pain, Greg was first introduced to Stretch Zone by a friend in Johns Creek, Georgia. After several sessions, the pain went away, and his mobility improved! He was hooked and became convinced that an improved quality of life begins with mobility. As an entrepreneur, Greg understands the upside of building a business around helping people achieve their pain management, mobility and athletic performance goals. Greg is the owner of two Stretch Zone locations in the Gulf Coast region of Florida - Lakewood Ranch and Venice.