Staff

About Dawn Craig

RMT, MCHP(UK)

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 Angela Le

Registered Massage Therapist

Angela graduated in December 2018 from Langara’s Registered Massage Therapy program and is awaiting her results from the CMTBC board exams.

Angela’s interest in massage therapy first began as a child when she would massage her family members. Eventually, her personal journey lead to her to a passion for holistic health and wellbeing.

She believes that musculoskeletal pain may sometimes have biopsychosocial dimensions, which she takes into consideration during treatment. Angela employs a variety of therapeutic techniques as indicated, with a special interest in manual lymph drainage after her case study research in post-cancer lymphedema.

In her spare time, she enjoys cooking, camping, and competitive dodgeball.

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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 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 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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About Priya Hayre

Student Therapist

Priya is an aspiring health care practitioner focused on rehabilitation and proactive therapy to prevent injuries. She is always looking for new and interesting ways to treat and help human form and function, and always intrigued to learn more.

Priya listens well, is very compassionate in what she does and strives to do her best to help others. She will be graduating from her massage therapy program this spring and is providing relaxation massages until she becomes registered!

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About Rochelle Norman

Registered Massage Therapist

Rochelle attended the West Coast College of Massage Therapy and graduated from the 3000 hour program in 2012. She is a member in good standing with the College of Massage Therapists of British Columbia along with the Registered Massage Therapists’ Association of BC.

Cloverdale, BC is where Rochelle was born and raised with a small town heart. With her love for nature’s elements, she spends her free time hiking and camping, as well as taking her beloved dog for walks on various local trails. Rochelle is engaged with her fitness and enjoys taking workout classes such as zumba and body sculpt.

The career path that Rochelle has chosen stemmed from having many close friends and family members with various ailments and health concerns. She decided a profession in health care was truly meant for her. Upon doing research in various areas of medical careers, she found a passion for massage therapy.

Some of the areas of massage therapy that Rochelle is interested in, but not limited to, are; pre/post natal, fascial restrictions, TMJ disorder, sports-related injuries, systemic conditions & post treatment care.

Looking forward to the years ahead, Rochelle is committed to expanding her knowledge in the medical research field by attending continuing education classes, and by learning from her peers. Knowledge of the human body is extremely rewarding to her.

One of her main focuses as a therapist is to set up an unparalleled treatment plan for every individual client. She is dedicated in making sure each client sets goals of achieving optimal health, and will be right by your side helping you every step of the way.

Rochelle 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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