Improve Athletic Performance and Recovery

Athletic Recovery
Pro Volleyball player, Malina Terrell, enjoys athletic recovery at Bay Area Brain Spa

Bay Area Brain Spa in the San Francisco Bay Area offers athletic performance support.  Local athletes can utilize all of our cutting edge technologies and we offer remote neurofeedback training to athletes and teams out of the area.

Our offerings combine the powerful benefits of neurofeedback, lymphatic massage, red light therapy, and other biohacking technology to build mental toughness, speed recovery time, and improve performance.

Co-founder of the Brain Spa and founder of Mind Balance, Angela Martinucci has worked with athletes with neurofeedback and peak performance coaching for many years. In her work with major league baseball players, including the Oakland A’s team, she found the benefits of neurofeedback training to be invaluable for peak athletic performance.

These Are Our Top Suggested Brain Spa Treatments To Improve Athletic Performance and Recovery:

Improve Athletic Performance and Recovery
We can install neurofeedback for your team

#1. Neurofeedback

The neurofeedback technology that we use is incredible for athletes for peak performance, performance anxiety, and mental toughness! Optimizing the brain impacts performance in a significant way.

The brain is our most powerful “muscle”. Neurofeedback training can help release limiting beliefs allowing athletes to break through barriers and reach their full potential.

Our athlete clients who participate in our neurofeedback and peak performance coaching program report:

  • Deeper sleep and an easier time falling asleep
  • Feeling more calm
  • Quicker reaction time
  • Increased confidence
  • Less self-doubt
  • Improved focus
  • Feeling “locked-in” or in the “zone”
  • Resilience- Bounce back from the last play
  • Quieting of the mind and ability to effortlessly block out external noise
  • Releasing negative self-talk and mind chatter
  • Breaking through levels in workouts
  • Increased team “flow state”
  • Improved performance and recovery
  • Able to wind down and relax after a game
  • Better regulation of emotions
  • Decreased highs and lows
Athletic Recovery lymphatic drainage massage

#2. Lymphatic Drainage Compression Massage

Different from other compression boots, the Ballancer® Pro or BoaMax2 pants cover the hips and abdomen, offering unique support and recovery for the hip area. The jacket provides much-needed recovery and support to the arms, shoulders, and back.

Athletic Performance Benefits:

  • Helps athletes to recover faster from workouts
  • Reduce swelling
  • Assist with surgery recovery
  • Increased circulation
  • Reduced muscle soreness
nanovi for athletes

#3. NanoVi Cellular Repair

NanoVi device produces the same biological signal that your body makes to repair cell damage. It is popular with athletes because of the rate they need to recover.

Athletic Performance Benefits:

  • Much less lactate in the blood after exertion
  • Stronger immunity
  • Less DNA damage after endurance workouts
  • Improved HRV
  • Recovery after workout and injury
  • Boost cellular repair
  • Reduce oxidative damage
  • Improves HRV


Red Light Therapy at Bay Area Brain Spa

#4 Red Light Therapy

Photobiomodulation or Red light therapy is the use of specific wavelengths of energy to increase cellular energy in the body. Red light therapy is helpful for athletes for injury, performance and recovery.

Athletic Performance Benefits:

  • Speeds healing time from injury or surgery
  • Quicker recovery time after work out
  • Decreases muscle soreness
  • Relieve pain, swelling and inflammation
  • Increases endurance
Rollstar Lymphatic Massage Roller

#5 Rollstar

Think foam roller, but way better. It heats and rolls on its own for muscle recovery.

Improve Athletic Performance and Recovery

#6 Halotherapy

Supports respiratory health and increases endurance. Halotherapy is a dry salt therapy that utilizes a halogenerator to grind salt and aerosol it into a chamber to breathe. Salt is anti-inflammatory, antibacterial and antimicrobial. Halotherapy is gaining popularity among athletes.

  • Respiratory health
  • Skin health
  • Increase aerobic and aerobic capacity
  • Improve rate of oxygen to muscles
  • Increased lung capacity
  • Relief from seasonal allergies

Want to track your progress?

brain scan

WAVi Brain Scan

Measure your brain’s performance with a WAVi performance brain scan.  You can measure both how your brain is doing now and re-test to see how you. are improving with all your wellness efforts.   Great to have a baseline pre-scan to compare if there is concern of consussion.

Offerings for Athletes and Sports Teams:

Team Optimization Package

up to 12 athletes, 3 hours

$ 175
per person
  • Neurofeedback in the lymphatic massage pants | 45 min
  • Rollstar Lymph Machine | 15 min
  • Standing Red Light and Vibe | 15 min
  • Salt Booth Halotherapy | 15 min
  • NanoVi Cellular Repair on the PEMF Mat | 15 min
  • Biocharger | 15 min
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Exclusive use of the Brain Spa

Local San Francisco Bay Area Offerings:

  • Customized sports recovery and performance packages at the Brain Spa or onsite for local teams.
  • Peak Performance coaching

Remote offerings- through Mind Balance:

  • Neurofeedback rentals combined with peak performance coaching. We ship neurofeedback systems throughout the US. We offer training and peak performance coaching.
  • Onsite customized programs for sports teams- allow us to create a neurofeedback program for your team which includes technology, set up, project management, training and performance coaching
  • Consulting for Onsite Sports Performance Center- Looking to create the ultimate performance and recovery space at your team complex? We can assist you with curating the most cutting edge and effective technologies for performance and recovery for your training center.

Contact Us to Up Your Game Today

We are not medical professionals and can not diagnose or treat any specific conditions.  If you have medical concerns please consult your physician.  Here we are simply sharing what we have found works well for us and our clients who report back how they feel after using our technology.  Research and other data are cited and linked.  Contraindications for all services can be found here: