OUR STAFF



Andrew Borinstein, BA, CMP

Southern California born and raised, Andrew graduated Arizona State University with aBIS degree, Bachelor of Interdisciplinary Studies. After spending several years in the customer service industry, Andrew embarked on a career in massage therapy. When he is not helping people relieve pain and reduce stress, Andrew enjoys spending time with friends and traveling. Andrew is certified in Swedish, Deep Tissue, Cranial Sacral and Myofascial Release therapies and his goal is to create long lasting relationships with his clients as they pursue the many health benefits of massage therapy.


Krystal Colclasure,  CMT, CPMT, CIMT

Krystal is a life long resident of Torrance, California and a director of Touch Institute Los Angeles Inc.  

Krystal earned her Certified Nursing Assistant designation (CNA) and was pursuing a Registered Nursing degree when her father became ill and suddenly passed away from cancer.  During this sad time, Krystal learned that traditional medicine was not her calling and she began focusing on a career in holistic healthcare.  Krystal's passion for helping others, especially children, led her to the field of touch therapy.  Krystal is state certified in massage therapy, a member of the California Massage Therapy Council, internationally certified in pediatric massage, and a certified infant massage instructor.  Krystal is well qualified to provide touch therapy to clients of all ages, including those with special needs. 



Lu Urquidi,  BA, CMT, California Credentialed Teacher

Lu is a California native who has combined his love of massage therapy with his love for teaching.  Lu has had an affinity for touch therapy since he was a child and was referred to as "doctor" by his grandfather because of the gentle massage treatments he provided his grandparents and even his pets.  Lu studied massage therapy and worked in physical therapy in the hospital setting for 4 years before embarking on a teaching career.  After teaching elementary school for 12 years, Lu realized his passion was for healing and decided to focus entirely on massage therapy.  Lu has developed a workshop for couples to introduce them to the benefits of couple massage and the bonding it encourages.