Theresa Hertel

Theresa is a certified Advanced Trained MELT Method Instructor and Certified Raja Energy Practitioner with the Fiesst Institute and Personal Trainer. Her business is called Special T Health and Wellness. She holds a B.S. in Physical Education specializing in Adult Health and fitness / Corporate Fitness from Cal Poly San Luis Obispo, Graduated 1986. Theresa has trained and participated in the Health and Fitness Industry for over 30 years. She started her career specializing in Fitness Testing and Health evaluation and Personal Training. She has enjoyed a life time being involved in several aspects of athletic sports, competing to general training in, swimming, gymnastics, running, equestrian, martial arts, mountain biking, surfing, yoga and skiing. Theresa enjoys the rewards of sharing, giving, teaching and training people to experience the many aspects in the world of Fitness and Health and Improved Wellness.


Theresa Hertel instructs the following:
  • MELT
  • Come to a MELT class and experience changes in how your body looks and feels.
    Learn simple self-treatments you can do at home to remain active, healthy, and
    pain-free for life.

    This all-levels class will use a MELT Soft Roller to simulate the results of manual
    therapy. Learn to eliminate stuck stress before it accumulates causing chronic aches,
    pains and unwanted signs of aging. Reduce inflammation, ease chronic neck and low
    back strain, improve alignment, enhance athletic performance, and keep your whole
    body feeling great at any age.

    Don’t miss your chance to experience this unique self-care technique, featured in the
    bestselling book The MELT Method. For more information about MELT go to melt method.com


  • MELT for Neck & Back Pain
  • Neck and back pain can be exhausting and frustrating. It can keep you from doing the things you love, or even from getting a good nights sleep. No matter what brought on your neck or back pain, you can learn how to help your own body to heal and rediscover pain-free living at any age.

    MELT is a simple self- treatment technique that boosts your bodies ability to heal by calming your nervous system and rehydrating your connective tissue. Learn how to return
    the body to a more ideal state and release the compression of your spine and from your neck to your low back. The MELT Method Soft Roller and Soft Ball Treatments are a perfect place to start to heal your neck and back. $35