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Thank you for visiting my site. I hope you find the answers to your questions about me and my massage practice, Oso Grande Massage high atop Big Bear Mountain. If not, feel free to shoot me a text or e-mail. You will find my online scheduling to be quick and efficient- don't be afraid, you can't break it.  

See you soon, 



 At Oso Grande your session is tailored just for the needs of your body.  Mike uses a combination of popular massage modalities and perfect pressure to address your aches and pains. He guarantees the very best in quality, technique, and professionalism.

About Your Therapist



Mike brings to you a level of expertise rarely found with massage therapist. Michael W. Newman is a Registered Nurse as well as a Certified Massage and Bodywork Therapist with over 30 years of holistic healthcare and wellness delivery. Mike has a passion for empowering others to reach their full potential in life. He strives to accomplish this through mentorship and interaction with others, specifically through the delivery of massage and holistic health services.  

A Therapist Who Cares


You will find Mike to be professional, personable, engaging, and accommodating as he discusses and administers a custom massage just for you.  



Mike is a Registered Nurse, and holds a license in the State of California as well as 33 other states through the Nurse Licensure Compact . The State of California recognizes the Registered Nurse's ability to practice complimentary and alternative therapies (CAM), which includes massage therapy, as an extension of the nursing scope of practice.  Because of the theoretical congruence between nursing practice and the practice of CAM, RN's are in a unique position to bridge the gap between conventional biomedical therapies and complementary and alternative therapies. 


Mike earned his Certificate in Massage Therapy from Greenville Technical College in 2010.


 He earned a Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) from the University of South Carolina in 2004.


He earned an Associate Degree in Nursing in 1996 from 

Blue Ridge Community College.

Mike is a member of the Associated Bodywork & Massage Professionals (ABMP), the American Massage Therapy Association (AMTA),  the American Holistic Health Association (AHHA), and  the American Holistic Nurses Association.