Rikk Valdivia

Certified Massage Therapist

Rikk has been practicing body work since 1999. His holistic approach utilizes his expertise in postural analysis to adapt and deliver individualized massage therapy. His techniques include Swedish, Gymnastics with stretching, Thai, Sports, Deep Tissue, Neuromuscular Techniques, Hot Stone, Hydrotherapy and Body Polarity. He is skilled in providing outstanding Prenatal Massage and is thrilled to now offer Manual Lymphatic Drainage massage to his already wide variety of treatment modalities. Rikk is a 2000 graduate of the New Mexico School of Natural Therapeutics in Albuquerque. His studies included the art and science of modern naturopathic treatments, anatomy, physiology and nutritional healing. After relocating to San Diego in 2002 he was employed by local day spas and served eight years as a leading therapist at the Rancho Valencia Resort and Spa. Rikk worked with us here at Bodhi Massage & Wellness Center from 2012 until October 2016. He then spent 2 years appreciating the wonders of the Central Gaviota Coast with his partner Doug and working at Float Luxury Spa in downtown Santa Barbara. They have relocated back to San Diego and we are excited to welcome him back to the team. CAMTC 27272