Chelsea Redwood

My name is Chelsea Redwood. I am the owner creator of Altitudes. I am certified in over 18 modalities and have completed 3 massage degrees. My goal has been to provide the most effective treatments in all that we do. Having been a lifetime athlete, OCD’er and over achiever means everything is a little bit more comfortable and beneficial for you here at Altitudes.

Our therapists are all incredible. Each therapist is particualrly better at the things they enjoy, but great at everything.  When you call just tell us what your goal is so we can put you with the best one for you.

In 2016 we won the Luxe Spa ‘Best Massage Therapists’ and ‘Couples Package’, and in 2017 we won it again for all of that, as well as ‘Best Spa’. In 2017 we also just won the ‘Best in Big Bear’ voted by locals, visitors and business owners. Winning for all of San Bernardino County is big because it is the biggest county in California. I’m so happy those who haven’t been in yet will get a chance to hear about, “the best experience the mountain has to offer”.

Robert Miko

 

mikoDr. Robert Miko OMD, LAc is a California licensed acupuncturist (1990) and nationally certified in acupuncture and massage therapy. He has worked in a variety of venues from movie and TV sets, the 1984 LA Summer Olympics, the Kahlua cycling team, the prestigious Century City hospital, two years treating around the world on cruise ships, to 23 years at the star studded Lakeside Golf Club in Burbank. 

 Dr. Miko has extensive experience in such diverse areas as, pain and stress management, migraine, sciatica, back pain, arthritis, insomnia, as well as, a myriad of musculoskeletal disorders.

His highly successful treatments include a combination of Battlefield acupuncture, Chinese medical massage, trigger point therapy, 5 Element acupuncture, and auricular therapy, while using the AcuGraph, a computerized energetic diagnostic tool to analyze and document the energy levels in the acupuncture meridians.

 Robert was introduced to Chinese medicine and philosophy while serving with the US Army in Vietnam. He followed this interest and studied at the Bethel College in St. Paul, Minnesota, where he received his Bachelor’s in Philosophy. He then continued his studies for the next six years at Samra University of Oriental Medicine and received his Master’s and Doctorate in Oriental Medicine (OMD). Further studies were undertaken with J.R. Worsley’s Five-Element acupuncture, Battlefield Acupuncture with John Howard, Addiction acupuncture with Michael Smith, acupuncture for AIDS, Hep C and cancer with Dr. Misha Cohen OMD, Lac.

Robert Miko has taught therapeutic massage at UEI, Van Nuys and San Diego; Massage School of Santa Monica, the Van Nuys campus; taught at SJVC, Bakersfield; and was the Burke Williams deep tissue trainer and Biodynamics Director at five of their spas.

Our Latest discovery- “Battlefield Acupuncture” we are now providing with amazing instant pain relief results! Watch this video here and go to our facebook page to see video’s of our clients. We can provide a superbill to give to your insurance company to reimburse you.

Irina Monroe

Irena MonroeMy name is Irina Monroe and I am a licensed esthetician in the state of California.

I have more than 14 years of experience both in Russia and in the United States under my belt.

Starting at one of the best places in Southern Russia that catered to international tourists and high-profile clientele, I held my work to the highest standard. To stay at the forefront of European technologies and practices, I continuously visited all the major expos in the beauty industry and kept learning. My passion for my work attracted thousands of happy customers over the years, most of whom found me by word of mouth.

Upon coming to the US, I graduated from Blaine School of Esthetics and Spa Sciences in Massachusetts (2005). I continued my education while attending leading industry events in Las Vegas and Los Angeles.

Holding a degree in psychology (Russia, 1999), being certified hypnotherapist (HMI, Los Angeles, 2008) and a certified psychosomatic practitioner (Australian Psychosomatic Therapy College, 2010), I am able to to have a deeper understanding of my client’s needs and to form trusting relationships with my every client.

My work has been my passion for many years now. Every client is unique to me, and I approach each procedure with care specific to the individual. I custom-tailor each treatment based on the vast number of techniques that I practice.Your satisfaction at the end of the treatment is of utmost importance to me.