Owner, David Weintraub LMT (he/him) started Bodyworks DW as a private practice in 2007. The practice has steadily grown into the two studio 20+ therapist practice it is today. David currently splits his time between 3 days of working directly with clients, teaching CEU courses and mentoring his therapists, and managing a support team of 7 employees. David sits on the board of the New York State Society for Medical Massage Therapists, a New York State non-profit massage therapy trade organization that has been active since 1927. He is also a regular contributing writer and expert to Massage Magazine.
David received his massage therapy education at the Finger Lakes School of Massage in Ithaca, NY in 2007. He then received his life coaching education during a year-long intensive with Accomplishment Coaching in 2013. David Weintraub LMT is an approved provider for massage therapy continuing education in NYS & through NCBTMB. His massage is a unique blend of deep tissue and myofascial release techniques based on the work of Ida Rolf, Tom Myers, and Marcelo Coutinho. These include connective tissue therapy and neuromuscular therapy, movement therapies, stretching and energy balancing.
David created Bodyworks DW Studio to support brilliant new massage therapists in bridging the gap between finishing massage school and opening their own practices. He trains the staff regularly on advanced massage techniques. His eye for hiring dedicated, talented, and passionate therapists lets you know that you will always get a top notch massage at Bodyworks DW. This dedication to excellence is why Bodyworks DW is regularly awarded as a top studio in NYC by expertise.com and bestratedlocal.com.
In his off time, David enjoys guitar, aikido, vintage, comics, and motorcycles. And also likes to hunt tag sales with his lovely wife Amanda Dickinson. Together, they find cool mid century furniture for the studio and for her online store Diamond Dust vintage.