Dr. Best’s – Best Fitness Trainers in Los Angeles
Massage Therapist & Wellness Coach
Kendon’s passion for the wellness industry presented its self at an early age. While other children in his small North Carolina hometown earned there allowances cutting grass or helping with odd jobs, Kendon quickly realized that the same goal could be achieved by walking on his father’s back or rubbing his mother’s feet. He also found out that he had quite a knack for it.
His interest in anatomy and physiology only grew from there. His fascination with how the human body works lead him to earn his degree in clinical massage therapy and bodywork modalities in 2007.
Since relocating in 2010, Kendon has work with high end spas and gyms all over the Los Angeles area as well as instructing massage therapy at a college level.
His education includes various techniques including Swedish, deep tissue, sports massage, and shiatsu. In 2011 he became NASM certified and completed 250 hours of Pilates training. He is also quite adept at assessing and correcting postural deviations and instructing corrective exercises or stretches on an individual basis.
An excellent communicator and an empathetic listener, his clients have been a diverse group covering a broad range of ages and including women seeking prenatal therapy.
“My goal is to help each client better understand their own body and aid them in recovering peak performance once again.
I know from first-hand experience how therapeutic combining massage, resistance training, and Pilates can be and I find it deeply rewarding to be able to offer these services to my clients. “
Dr. Best was a competitive rower in college at the University of San Diego and was a wrestler in High School, in addition having played football, swimming and judo. Dr. Best brings his special expertise into training workouts when appropriate for the necessary rehabilitation of sports injuries. On the spot Dr. Best can recognize imbalances in the musculature and rebalance them using the techniques in Applied Kinesiology.
Dr. Best uses vibration plate therapy in conjunction with lifting weights to improve proprioception and return patients to optimal performance.
Dr. Best has had the pleasure to work on location at the U.S. Olympic Trials for the National Cycling Team and has worked with a superstar legend of track field, one of the fastest woman in the world to come back into the game following a hamstring injury to take 3td in the World Competition in her 30s.
Dr. Best also trained with Notre Damn football camp in his youth as his older brother then played for Notre Damn and then later Chicago Bears.
Dr. Ken Best, D.C.