Tricia Schiedel - B.A., RMT, Owner
Tricia has been practicing massage therapy since 1996 and is a member or the Massage Therapist's Association of BC. Her background as a competitive athlete and a bachelors degree in physical education led her to massage therapy. Tricia is also certified in Sport Massage by the Canadian Sport Massage Therapists Association (CSMTA).
She has since studied various techniques around the globe including sports massage, strain counter strain, muscle energy technique, Fascial Manipulation Therapy, visceral manipulation, deep tissue treatment and Dynamic Neuromuscular Stabilization (DNS).
Trish has worked with national swimmers, runners, track and field, figure skaters, triathletes, rowers and currently works with the Canada Rugby Sevens men's team. As well, her clinical work involves working with breathing pattern disorders, anxiety, orthopaedic rehabilitation and paediatrics. Tricia is involved in research and is past President of the Canadian Sport Massage Therapist's Association.
In her free time she loves being a mother, writing, photography, reading, singing and numerous physical pursuits. She has been published in BC Massage Practitioner and authored a chapter in 'Tales from the Trenches: The Real World of Massage Therapy' (https://www.amazon.com/dp/BOOW9YY43E/ref=cm_r_sms_awdb_CzDoybGSY3PCC )
Trish believes passionately in the powerful magic of touch!
Kristyna Diaczuk - RMT
Kristyna was born and raised in the Cowichan Valley, and she graduated from the West Coast College of Massage Therapy in Victoria in 2008. Her first career opportunity was working in a multidisciplinary clinic in Victoria, BC. Kristyna creates a balance of targeting deep muscle pain and tension while creating an overall relaxing and comfortable treatment environment.
Kristyna developed a special interest in sports and injury rehabilitation. Her clinical experience includes working with a broad spectrum of patients. She has had the opportunity to work with NHL players, offering massage to olympic level athletes at international track events as well as working with other elite level athletes.
Kristyna is currently working on completing her bachelor of health science. Within the next year she intends to begin working towards becoming a Holistic Nutritionist as well as a yoga instructor.