Personal Best Pilates Studio

Michael Lathrop, LMT

Mike LathropMichael has been a licensed professional massage therapist for over 19 years and brings a vast amount of experience to his work. He became Nationally Certified in 1994 and is a professional member in good standing with the AMTA (American Massage Therapy Association).

Being trained and adept in a variety of therapeutic soft tissue modalities, he customizes his treatments to each clients’ specific needs.

Working with chiropractors for 8 years, Michael gained a great deal of knowledge about the nervous system, and its impact on balance in the body.  He is also trained and well versed in the Myokinesthetic System, an in-depth form of neuromuscular therapy, from Dr. Michael Uriarte DC, developer and founder.  Michael honed his sports massage skills working with athletes and helping their bodies recover from strenuous exercise, over training and trouble spots from past injuries. He can help decrease the possibility of injury and enhance one's performance through a maintenance program of bodywork and massage.

Michael has three lovely children and is a grandfather. He is continually engaged in his spiritual growth. He loves nature and the outdoors, physical activities, Scouts, music and developing and maintaining friendships.


Personal Best Pilates Studio is the ONLY Pilates Studio in the Kansas City area that requires PMA Certification for all our Pilates Teachers.
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