Over Kwintessentieel & partners


About Désirée.

Click Dutch version for company movie by Jan Stap van www.janstapfilm.nl from Leiden. Click CC in the video for English subtitels.
Movement is my passion, both mentally as well as fysically. Sportsmassage is my sturdy basis from where I studied and specialised further with various great teachers from the Netherlands, Denmark and the US. regularly I exchange knowledge and skills with professionals like massage colleagues, fysiotherapists, manual therapists and others. And my cutsomers and friends also contribute to my expanding knowledge and insights of course on a daily basis.

  • My sportive activities: kayakking, scuba- and freediving
  • My musical efforts: the trumpet
  • My professional fascination: myo-fascia, kinesiology, pain management, food and smart & healthy breating techniques
  • My places of relaxation: nature and reading books….paper ones
  • Wonderment I treasure and drives my curiosity,all my queestes and my solution focussed actions
  • My motto: I find a way or create one, with you and others

Certifications en accreditations: Nederlands Genootschap voor Sportmassage, Trigger Point treatment & instruction, Leffelaar Shiatsu, KTAI Kinesiotaping I & II, Anatomy Trains I & II (myofascial release), ACE /Fit!vak A Fitness instructor, BGN food consultant, JJ Trainers academie Trainer/coach

What can I do for you?

  • Enhance movement pattern and possibilities, without pain and restrictions in daily life.
  • Enhance your ability to relax, control stress for better sleeping , a relaxed focus , enhanced focus, enhance load-taking capacity and resilience.
  • enhanced productivity and effectivity in sports and daily life, physically as well as mentally.
  • Lifestyle consulting

The benefits of a great massage are known since ages and nowadays also scientifically proven . My treatment plan for you results from knowlegde, expierence and skilss and I will ofcourse listen to your additional wishes. You can visit me with questions, pain, movement restrictions and also for a good relaxation massage with exceptional results.

Kwintessentieel massage distinguishes through taking time to listen and a treatment that provides fast results. And the best complimentary tips and tricks to sustain the results from the treatment. My mission is to enhance your self-management abilities; I love to see you back in my practice, with a smile and asking me for another great relaxation massage.

What to expect at Kwintessentieel?


Please try and come with a clean body. If you have no time for a shower, after work or after sports, I will provide you with a complimetary cleaning agent that will leave your skin fresh and ready for treatment with oil. You  need not take any towels or sheets.

  • Contact en appointments: contact me via mobile/SMS/WhatsApp or email. I will get back to you asap for an appointment or redirect you to another practitioner or health professional.You can plan appointments 7 days a week between 7.30 and 2 o clock.

Intake: the first appointment includes a questionnaire and basic examination. I want to provide you with safe treatment and the best possible  results. All 1 hour appointments are including 10 minutes extra complimentary and without charge, to allow for examination and dressing time. Thus you receive full value for your investment-in-yourself.

Cancellations within 48 hours of the appointment are free of charge. 24 hours and without a replacement for the appointment (you can send you spouse, child, friend or colleague, will be charged with 50% of the cost. Cancellation within 24 hours .
Payment: via PIN or banktransfer preferably, but cash is also accepted. You can ask for a specified bill although Dutch health insurance companies do not cover the costs.

My mission.

It is threefold:

  • I know your body and movement patterns so well, that every session results in a success and full satisfaction.
  • All customers are capable to prevent pain and movement restrictions through the knowledge and skills I transfer.
  • All customers become loyal visitors and ambassadors.

Friends & partners

Working together grants you extra benefits

Shaista Barokzay
(Nederlands) Shaista Barokzay

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Cindy Koolhaas
(Nederlands) Cindy Koolhaas

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Sharon Messemaker
(Nederlands) Sharon Messemaker

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Anna Buonomo
(Nederlands) Anna Buonomo

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