Therapists

At Medi Massage we are a team of skilled professionals that strive to provide the highest quality of massage therapy care to every client, every day within our scope of practice. Although we have been trained with the same core education in massage therapy we each have our own strength in different modalities making us unique.

All of our therapist are qualified with 2200 hours equivalency

 

Alida, B.Ed., Senior RMT

Alida holds a Bachelor of Education degree in Mathematics from the University of Alberta. In June 1996, she acquired her Therapeutic Massage Certificate and in February 2001, she earned her Acupressure Certificate from Metro Community College in Edmonton. Her love of learning will never cease. She is continually upgrading her skills to keep her competitive in the field. 

She was a part-time massage instructor at Metro Community College (6 yrs) and an executive board member with the ARMTS (Alberta Registered Massage Therapist Society) for 3 years. Now serving on the NHPC MVAI (Motor Vechile Accident Insurance) Task Force committee to help serve you better.

Alida’s techniques range from light touch to Deep tissue depending on the needs of the client. Client’s tolerance is always respected.

During each session (which are customized to suit the patient), the therapist may utilize any of the following techniques: Medical Manual Therapy, Swedish/Therapeutic massage, Trigger Points, Cross-fibre friction, Deep Pocket Compression, Acupressure, CranioSacral, Onsen, Manual and PNF stretches (Proprioceptive Neuromuscular Facilitation) or hydrotherapy supplemented with remedial exercises.

She has a caring and friendly attitude yet business-like which shows through in her touch. A client once said “you have firm but gentle hands”. Her philosophy is “no one needs to live in pain if it can be reduced or eliminated with massage”.

In February 2018, Alida learned Traditional Thai Massage in Thailand at the TMC (Thai Massage School of Chiang Mai).

Specializes in:

  • Deep Tissue
  • Deep Pressure
  • Relaxation
  • Swedish Massage
  • Therapeutic
  • Trigger Point Work
  • Table Thai Massage
  • Orthopedic Massage
  • Onsen
  • Muscle Energy Technique
  • Myofascial Release
  • Maternal Massage
  • Sports Massage
  • CranioSacral
  • Myofascial Cupping

Kyla, RMT

Kyla was born and raised in Provost, Alberta, She loves helping people and has always wanted to be a massage therapist. In 2013 she graduated from Makami Collage with 3000 hours. 

Specializes in:

  • Relaxation
  • Deep Tissue
  • Therapeutic
  • Prenatal
  • Hot-stone Therapy
  • Neuromuscular Therapy
  • Trigger Point Work
  • Cross-fibre friction
  • Strain Counterstrain techniques
  • PNF stretches
  • Lymphatic drainage
  • Orthopedic Massage

Lorna, RMT

Lorna holds a degree in Mass Communications from St Louis University, Philippines. She also acquired a few units in education from the same School.

Lorna started her massage therapy diploma at CDI College and finished at MaKami College. Aside from being a Massage Therapist, Lorna is also working with Excel Resources Society which is partly funded by AHS as a full time health care aide since January 1, 2009.

Lorna will continually attend training and workshops to improve her knowledge on how to handle the complexity of the human body.

Specializes in:

  • Hot Stone Therapy
  • Maternal Massage
  • Myofascial Cupping
  • PNF Stretches
  • Therapeutic
  • Deep Tissue
  • Relaxation

Samantha, RMT

Samantha studied at Alberta College of Massage Therapy in Edmonton, AB. She completed the 2200 Hour Program in 2015. Prior to her career as an RMT Samantha was previously involved in Social Work, applying her skills in that field with vulnerable populations. Having always believed in the healing power of touch, Samantha chose to become an RMT to assist others in healing body, mind and spirit.

She believes that massage should not be painful in order to be effective. Physical healing will occur in conjunction with emotional, mental and physical relaxation.

Specializes in:

  • Myofascial Release
  • Maternal Massage
  • Cross-fibre friction
  • Relaxation
  • GTO technique
  • Myofascial Cupping
  • Trigger Point Work

Yvonne, RMT

Yvonne is a 2200 hours certified RMT with good standing with CRMTA and
CSMTA although she is still currently enrolled at Makami College.

She had the honour to work in pre/post and recovery massage with the
Edmonton Eskimos 2018 Season, Canadian Men’s Rugby Team 2018, along
with various athletic events in and around the Edmonton area. She is motivated
to work with the adverse community events and activities that have widened
her scope of practice. She is trained in Swedish Massage, Relaxation, Deep
Tissue, Pre/Post Natal, Lymphatic Drainage Massage, Silicon Cupping, Trigger
Point, and Fascial Release. Yvonne will work with the individual client and give
home care to provide opportunities to bring health back to the public sector

In addition to her training in massage therapy Yvonne has over 27 years
experience in the public sector teaching, coaching, and training water fitness to
all ages. Along with the Kinesiology styles of Educational Kinesiology (Brain –
Gym/Edu-K), Touch for Health and a various of other energy modalities.

Specializes in:

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