Staff

About Dawn Craig

Registered Massage Therapist

Dawn is a dedicated professional known for putting her clients first.  She always ensures her team are motivated and well developed to provide the best treatments and customer service to our patients.  She has resided in Surrey since 1989, and has been a member in good standing with the College of Massage Therapists of British Columbia as well as the Registered Massage Therapists’ Association of BC since becoming a Registered Massage Therapist in 2008.  Dawn is also a member of the Complementary Health Professionals Association (UK).

Dawn’s mission is to help you get into the best state of wellness of your life. She believes that anyone can feel healthier and stay well with a regular program of massage therapy, remedial exercise and good maintenance. 

Her goal is to see significant results in your increased well being. With her extensive knowledge of soft tissue and musculoskeletal conditions, she is able to apply the correct techniques in order to attain the improved physiologic response she expects.

Her post-graduate education is focused on fascial release techniques, ligamentous release and she also incorporates hot stone massage and paraffin wax into her treatments where indicated.

Dawn’s leisure activity background is in competitive horseback riding, track and field events, endurance running, cycling, mixed martial arts and weight training ‘for fun’.  At present, on top of the 3000 hour RMT program already behind her, she is finishing the last few courses required to achieve her Bachelor of Health Science Degree.

Dawn has raised three sons, worked as a banker for seven years, and for the Provincial Government for 9 years before becoming a Registered Massage Therapist.

Dawn’s education and background gives her great understanding of imbalances and injuries, as well as the body and mind’s incredible capabilities to heal.

Dawn is not accepting additional patients at this time.  Online booking is reserved for existing patients only, please.  Call our office (604) 593-6653 and your booking will be accommodated as soon as possible with another therapist.

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About Anton Lobashkov

Registered Massage Therapist

Anton discovered his passion for massage when he was 9. Since then massage has been his main hobby until he made it his profession 6 years ago. Anton has been trained and certified as a Massage Therapist in Europe and Asia before earning his Registered Massage Therapy license in BC. He went to North Thailand to study ancient Thai massage techniques and other modalities from local masters. His massage style combines different approaches, both West and East, enabling him to provide for his clients effective results with as much pressure as they want and need.

Anton has a thirst for knowledge, he is always learning and expanding his horizons. He acquired a Masters Degree in Business Management before moving into his passion of Massage Therapy.

Anton is happily married to the love of his life, Yulia, and together they are raising an adorable 2 year old daughter. His family is still living in Russia so he goes to see them as often as his practice allows. In his free time Anton can be found reading books, hiking and spending time with his friends.

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About Gabrielle Himschoot

Registered Massage Therapist

Graduated from the Registered Massage Therapy program at CDI College in 2019, Gabrielle’s interest in holistic health and healing started in 2011 with a couple of basic online courses in aromatherapy and reflexology.

Since then Gabrielle became a esthetician/spa tech before realizing that massage therapy is where her true passion lies.

She believes that each treatment needs to be tailored to the individual patient and their individual pain.

In her spare time you can usually find Gabrielle with her nose in a book, spending time with her fiancé, or playing with her dog.

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About Jasman Tiwana

Registered Massage Therapist

Jasman graduated from Vancouver College of Massage Therapy in 2018 with honours. She takes a patient centered approach to treatment. Treatments are tailored around the patient’s goals whether it’s injury prevention, rehabilitation, or maintenance.

Jasman utilizes a variety of modalities including, but not limited to: joint mobilizations, myofascial release, and proprioceptive neuromuscular facilitation stretching.

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About Jennifer Smith

Registered Massage Therapist

Jennifer graduated from West Coast College of Massage Therapy’s 3,000-hour curriculum in 2015. At that time, she treated privately in downtown Vancouver before writing her board exams in 2016. Jenn is a member in good standing of the Registered Massage Therapists’ Association of British Columbia and the College of Massage Therapists of British Columbia.

As a Registered Massage Therapist, Jenn has a wide variety of interest in all pathologies, as well as a close, personal experience with central and peripheral nervous system pathologies due to her eldest sister’s experience with a life-threatening motor vehicle accident.

In her personal time, Jenn enjoys running, dance, tennis, movies and reading fiction novels.

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About Jesse Shwaluk

Registered Massage Therapist

Jesse graduated in August 2017 from CDI College and started practicing as an RMT in November 2017. He became interested in massage therapy as a teenager and would read massage and healing books, and soon realized his potential as a massage therapist.

Jesse loves helping people in their journey of healing with massage therapy. He is very dedicated to his patients and looks forward to working with his patients toward their goals.

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About Martin Domisiw

Student Therapist

Having been through several limiting injuries himself, Martin found massage therapy and exercise as an effective way to rehabilitate himself back into his active lifestyle. Injury rehabilitation has motivated him to pursue a career that allows athletes and the general population to take control over their health through client education and manual therapy.

Martin enjoys working with different types of athletes from a collegiate level to weekend warriors and also the general public. In his treatment, he likes to use a variety of massage techniques such as myofascial release, trigger point release, joint mobilization, muscle stripping and active stretching. ​

Martin finished the Registered Massage Therapy program at Vancouver Career College in 2021. He started his education at Douglas College in Sports Science where his fascination about human anatomy and kinetics began. Here he learned different biomechanics in sports such as volleyball, softball, gymnastics and basketball and also designing recreational activities for children.

In his spare time, he loves to workout at the gym, joins every men’s basketball league, and helps modify cars with his friends. He also loves to indulge himself in different types of foods and wishes to travel the world to expand his palate in the near future.

Martin is happy to welcome new patients into his practice. While Martin prepares to write his RMT Board Exams, he is offering non-registered treatments which are not billable to extended healthcare plans.

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ABOUT MELANIE GUNTHER

STUDENT THERAPIST

With almost 20 years experience in the natural health industry, Melanie is passionate about practicing and teaching holistic healthcare. In the past, she was a founding member of an award-winning, organic supplement line, Living Alchemy, as well as a Registered Holistic Nutritionist. Now, she is focused solely on being a Student Therapist of Massage Therapy as she hopes to inspire others to reach their optimal wellness through natural modalities. She believes massage therapy is a powerful part of nourishing yourself both mentally and physically, paving the way to living your best life.

As a senior student in West Coast College of Massage Therapy’s RMT program, as well as finishing the last few courses of a BSc. (Biology), Melanie is committed to her patient’s health and wellbeing and endeavours to achieve her and her patient’s goals. By using various hands on techniques, she helps to restore whole body balance, release tension and calm nerves, so you’ll leave feeling refreshed, relaxed and rejuvenated.

Residing in South Surrey with her husband, two rambunctious Boston Terriers and a cuddly kitten, you’ll find Melanie on the local beach, at a picnic in the park or her nose stuck in a natural medicine textbook.

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