James BalazsMATm, MATrx, IFNCP James Balazs is the owner of Integrative Training Institute and one of Santa Monica’s premier performance and wellness practitioners. Over the past 15 years, he has built a reputation for excellence and a steady group of clientele who rely on James to help them exceed their health and fitness goals.
James’s approach is a dynamic one, staying on the cutting edge and keeping up with all the latest science and research he is equipped with a unique skill set and equally unique and fun personality. This skill set allows James to tailor his programs to each individual – improving human performance and supporting a balanced physiological structure, while reducing pain and other chronic health issues.
James is one of only a handful of people in the Los Angeles area to have earned a certification as a Neuromuscular Therapist through M.A.T. (Muscle Activation Technique), and has been designated with the highest level credential you can receive in M.A.T of Rx Specialist. He also holds the highly regarded status of I.F.N.C.P. (Integrative and Functional Nutrition Certified Practitioner).
James also studied at R.T.S. Program (Resistance Training Specialist) along with Z-health Neurocentric Education and is a certified personal trainer through N.P.T.I. (National Personal Training Institute).
His passion for performance and wellness is a lifelong one. James holds a Bachelors degree in Exercise Science from Appalachian State University where he also competed on their football team.