Andrews Bales


Andrews Bales (312)493-9008

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About Andrews

Drew is a second generation Board Certified Clinical Massage Therapist, Neuro Biomechanist and Certified Life Coach. Beginning his career as a Personal Trainer in 2003 Drew saw the need for higher education and skill sets while working with his clients. He was drawn towards focusing on clients with advanced sports performance needs and rehabilitative therapies.


Drew grew up with a sister with advanced spastic cerebral palsy and a mother who was a licensed massage therapist and Hospice Employee. His childhood experiences were the inspiration and motivation to drive him towards his career. Drew went to the University of Arizona for 2 years before coming back to Chicago to begin studying for his career in 2002. He obtained his first Certification as a Personal Trainer in 2004 from the International Sports Science Association. He attended the prestigious Chicago School of Massage Therapy graduating in 2007 with a 3.8 GPA. He achieved the highest accreditation in the massage industry as a Board Certified, Licensed Massage Therapist. He served as one of the first Ambassadors to Lululemon with a one-year contract in 2007. He achieved a life coaching certification from the Life Mastery Institute in Los Angeles in 2010.  


His focus when working with clients is taking a scientific approach with a thorough evaluation including movement and neurological assessments to create custom treatment protocols for each clients needs. His focus is on exposing the cause of any limitation ones encountering and treating that rather than chasing symptoms. Drew has worked with clients at the celebrity level, professional athletes, combat soldiers, clients with MS, Cerebral Palsy, TBI (traumatic brain injuries), Scoliosis, Rheumatoid Arthritis, Cancer, Joint Replacements and more. Providing the greatest quality care through continuing to stay current on the latest exercise science and neuroscience research is his greatest professional passion.

Techniques practiced

  • Active Isolated Stretching
  • Cancer/Oncology Massage
  • Deep Tissue massage
  • Geriatric Massage
  • Lomi Lomi
  • Myofascial Massage
  • Orthopedic Massage
  • Pregnancy Massage
  • Sports Massage
  • Trigger Point therapy

Where I practice

  • Chiropractic Office
  • Health Club/Fitness Center
  • Therapist’s Private Practice Office

Clients accepted

male, female, children


Certified by NCBTMB
State license/Certificate: IL 227011488
Experience: 11-20 years

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