Theresa Y. Garcia, CMT

Rosen Method Bodywork Practitioner & Movement Teacher, CAMTC Certified

Theresa Y Garcia



Theresa offers Rosen Method bodywork sessions to invite relaxation into awareness and ease, and to reawaken the innate integrity, aliveness, and balance of the body/mind.


What Does that Mean for Me?

People who benefit from Rosen Method:

  • Have physical pain and discomfort
  • Have muscle tension and postural problems
  • Want to increase their ease in physical activity
  • Use their bodies for self-expression: athletes, public speakers, performers
  • Are under stress
  • Feel over-extended
  • Are receiving psychotherapy
  • Are looking for physical, emotional and spiritual growth

Rosen Method:

  • Relaxes muscle tension and chronic holding
  • Increases flexibility and vitality
  • Deepens physical and emotional awareness
  • Invites personal growth
  • Complements other therapeutic modes and psychospiritual disciplines

If you are uncertain if Rosen Method is right for you, please contact me for a free, short phone consultation.


Theresa offers:

  • Rosen Method Bodywork Sessions
  • Rosen Method Movement Consultations


Theresa Garcia is certified by the Rosen Institute as a Bodywork Practitioner, Bodywork Teacher, Movement Teacher, and Senior Movement Training Teacher.  She is also a Certified Massage Therapist by the California Massage Therapy Council (CAMTC) and a Certified Somatic Therapist by the Associated Bodywork & Massage Professionals (ABMP).

Theresa practices Rosen Method bodywork “An approach to wholeness and well-being through the body” which uses sensitive, respectful, and transformative touch.

Theresa is on the faculty at Rosen Method: The Berkeley Center, where she is a Senior Movement Training Teacher and a Certified Bodywork Teacher.  Theresa studied and teaches with various senior Rosen Method teachers, including founder Marion Rosen.   She has taught Rosen Method Movement in Canada, Europe, Australia, and Mexico, and teaches weekly classes in the Bay Area.

A San Francisco native, Theresa graduated from San Francisco State with a B.A. in mathematics in 1977.  Prior to coming to Rosen Method, Theresa worked in the corporate world for 18 years in various information systems capacities.  She is a student of the Alexander Technique and mindfulness meditation, and is delighted to invite others to rediscover their inner essence through Rosen Method Bodywork and Movement.

Movement Classes

For schedule, fees, and additional information, visit:

Making Rosen Method Bodywork Appointments

Appointments can be made by calling 415.812.9917. Appointments can also be scheduled by email.  Contact Theresa at

Office Hours

San Francisco: Monday, Wednesday, Friday   Noon – 7 pm
Los Altos:  Thursday 2 pm – 8 pm

Bodywork Fees

$150 per 1 hour session

Payment Policy

Payment is due at the time of service.  Payments may be made with cash, check made out to Theresa Garcia, Visa, MasterCard, Discover or American Express.  A $25 fee is charged for returned checks.

Insurance Policy

Although Theresa Y. Garcia does not accept insurance, some insurance companies provide reimbursements. Please check with your insurance company regarding their coverage and reimbursements policies.

Cancellation Policy

Clients must provide two calendar days notice to either cancel or reschedule an appointment. If less than two days notice is provided, clients will be charged 100% of the full fee for the appointment.

We require that all patients have a current credit card on file to use for billing “late cancellation” fees.

Please call 415.812.9917 to leave your return phone number and a message with notice of cancellation or to reschedule.

Forms & Information

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Rosen Code of Ethics.pdf

HIPAA Consent Form

HIPAA Notice of Privacy Practices