Ruth Z. Cummings, BA, NTS, LMT, CPT

Ruth Z. Cummings started Athletic Touch in 1994, in a small 12 by 12 room on San Mateo Blvd, here in Albuquerque, after graduating from the New Mexico School of Natural Therapeutics.  After being in business for over 20 years, she has worked on thousands of clients and 40,000+ hours of experience doing all types of massage.


She loves to teach and improve athletic or musical performance through every form of Massage, Sports Massage and Personal Training. She tends to work with marathon runners in training, football players, UFC Fighters and golfers of all levels.


Her massage treatments combine massage, deep tissue, stretching, breathing, strengthening, neuromuscular therapy (NMT), Myofacial therapy, Core Synchronism, emotional work, and Patterning-which unwinds emotional patterns that may be intertwined with physical patterns.


Ruth works well with all ages, especially teenagers, and has a special passion for improving the health of Moms. Ruth enjoys spending time with her family, gardening, golf and their dog, a hypoallergenic "Golden Doodle", Fred.

Some of the Courses Ruth has taken:

NASM's OPTIMA Conferences 2015, 2017 on Personal Training

Corrective Exercise Specialist Certification, NASM

Orthopedic Massage Lower Body, Whitney Lowe

Certified Personal Trainer Course, NASM

Orthopedic Massage for Lower Body Conditions and Pelvic Stabilization, James Waslaski

Core Synchronism 1, 2, 3 & 4 Robert Stevens

5 Elements, Gurubhai Khalsa

National Sports Massage Team, AMTA

Sports Massage 1 & 2, Ralph Stephens

Advanced Myofacial Massage, Charles Brown

Landmark Forum, Advanced Course, Communication Course, Introduction to the Forum Leaders Program (IFLP)

Yearly CPR Training

Work with Ruth


Call 505-332-9292 today to schedule a massage with Ruth Cummings.

Massage in Albuquerque
Massage in Albuquerque
Massage in Albuquerque

Benefits of Massage

  • Improves local circulation
  • Decreases blood pressure
  • Relaxes muscles
  • Relieves insomnia
  • Promotes positive mood
  • Relieves anxiety and depression
  • Maintains flexibility
  • Reduces pain
  • Assists in eliminating wastes
  • Maintains healthy skin
  • Improves nutrient supply to body
  • Relieves stiff joints

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