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Ontario Native, Amie graduated her 3 yr. Massage Therapy program east of Toronto. She now resides in beautiful Banff, where she continues to learn and develop her skills as a registered Therapist. Her previous experience travelling with sport teams and professional athletes has provided her with an immense understanding of human injury and rehibilatation. Enjoying a healthy and active lifestyle herself, Amie also holds certificates in TRX fitness and personal training.
Marc has been an RMT since 2012 and started his career with The Centre for Soft Tissue Pain until 2015. He has been with Cedar & Sage since 2018. Marc is our most experienced Massage Therapist. He is also our most diversely educated therapist with a combination of studies rarely found among Massage Therapists: Acupuncture (McMaster University), Vodders Lymphatic Drainage (Austria), Therapeutic Massage (Calgary), Reiki, (Japan), cupping, and fascial decompression. His most recent certification is with the school of Sankalpa for Yoga Nidra (Nidra engages the body into deep states of relaxation for healing in all the layers of the body from physical to subtle energies). Marc’s Journey started at age 14 with sport and MVA injuries. He spent 9 months in Vipassana Meditation through which he cured a back injury he had for 14 years.
“I want you to feel rejuvenated, relaxed and open to possibility”. - Marc. A massage with Marc is a combination of deep relaxation and therapeutic release through slow mindful techniques on the meridians, fascia lines and muscles. Marc continues to receive excellent reviews and return clients who travel from the city to see him.
Edna graduated from Catholic University of North with Honours in Physical Therapy and a Bachelor of Health Sciences with specialization in Skeletal Muscle and Pelvic Floor Rehabilitation. She has been a Physical Therapist for the past 5 years in public and private practice, working with seniors and semi-professional sports soccer teams, where she used massage as a complementary therapy. Edna has always been passionate about massage therapy as it helps people achieve a state of integral health, balance all aspects of the person - structural, chemical and mental. In her therapy, she combines a deep, therapeutic and relaxing massage, seeking a balance and placing the body in an optimal condition to heal itself. Edna likes living a healthy and active lifestyle, and outside of work enjoys hiking, yoga, basketball, reading and traveling.
Basia's career in body work progressed from her devotion as a yoga teacher, continuously working to be more informed and empathetic to the physical experiences of the students entering her classes. As an Honours Graduate from the Canadian Institute for Traditional Chinese Medicine's 2200h Western-Eastern integrated massage program, Basia incorporates holistic perspective, along with systematic orthopaedic assessment to precisely apply manual manipulation lasting healing in the body.
Born and raised in Alberta, Linnea moved to the mountains of Banff from the Drumheller valley in 2017. She graduated her 2200-hour massage course from Alberta College of Massage Therapy, with focus on Swedish relaxation massage and therapeutic massage. She enjoys incorporating movement and myofascial release techniques in most of her treatments, and afterwards seeing improved sensation in her clients nagging muscle soreness. When not at the spa you can find Linnea enjoying the outdoors by hiking, camping, frolfing or snowboarding.
Michelle is currently in her second year as a student and is fortunate to call Bow Valley her home. As an athlete, Michelle discovered first hand the powerful benefits of massage in supporting her body to meet the demands of competition. Believing in whole mind and body wellness led Michelle to study Massage therapy. Michelle is passionate about customizing treatments to suit client needs, alleviate aches and pains, and keep her clients out in the mountains of beautiful Banff.
Josh moved to the Bow Valley at the beginning of 2019 from England, after graduating with an MSc in sports therapy in 2018. Josh gained a variety of experience with professional sports teams and athletes, touring twice with the Samoan Rugby Team. Moving to Canada, Josh missed working with the human body and is delighted to be part of the team. When he isn’t working, Josh will be found hiking and biking around the Rockies.
Léah is a recent graduate from Ontario and is eager to dive into her new career. Her passion for mental and physical health, as well as longevity has inspired her path into massage therapy. Her specialties being general swedish massage, deep tissue, proprioceptive techniques and trigger point therapy. She aspires to give optimal and goal oriented treatments. Whether that be relaxation, relief of pain or improve range of motion, she is there for you. She customizes her treatments to your individual needs and has a welcoming and caring presence. Léah loves meeting new clients and working with them to improve their health.
Veronica graduated with honours from Georgian College in Ontario with her advanced diploma in message therapy in 2013. She was working with skydivers and athletes from her own private practice while living in the US. Skydiving is one of her passions, now that she is calling Banff home, she can be found snowboarding most mornings.
Originally from Nice, France, Josiane is a Reiki Master Level 1 & 2, certified by Mount Royal University of Calgary, and a Reiki LaHoChi practitioner. Josiane is passionate about working with energies, born with shamanic attributes, and she has been healing people her whole life. She found her mission with the natural healing system LaHoChi, where healing focuses on the core of your traumas in the etheric body, which is a replica of the physical body and is where emotional and physical scars manifest. The gentle universal energy of Reiki helps your body to heal itself. Josiane's work is performed at the energetic level - removing energy that is intrusive to the body, which, if left unhealed can manifest into health issues. Josiane works from a place of empathy to deeply understand your experience.
Caroline Dalton is a Reiki Master, Sound Healer and a Certified Meditation and Kundalini Teacher. Through her own experience and healing process Caroline has developed a unique ability to guide and help transform individuals on their own healing path, creating balance and understanding of their souls journey. Caroline's own modality of Reiki includes sound healing, vibrational energy techniques and intuitive mediumship.
Kim Mayberry is a multi-passionate creative, enthusiastic teacher, performer, and caring Reiki Master. She loves sharing the healing and empowering nature of dance and movement. Kim has been a professional Belly Dancer for over twenty years and is also a certified Fitness and Yoga instructor. Her Reiki journey began in 2003 and she has studied and practised extensively since by taking each of the levels with different teachers and being a part of the International Reiki Retreat in Sedona. She received her Reiki Master certification in 2015. She is deeply committed to the well being of others and incorporates her diverse knowledge into all of her classes and sessions.
Christi’s journey into Reiki began in 2004 when she signed up for a class at the local recreation centre in Canmore. Opportunities were available to train and become a Reiki Master of both Usui and Karuna Reiki within the next few years. Reiki is a personal journey of self healing using a Reiki practitioner or Master to help facilitate the channeling of universal energy. Reiki can help you to promote the release of energy blocks and integrate higher vibrations to promote healing on a mental, emotional and physical level. Reiki can travel through time and space to help create lasting change and healing. Elevate your thoughts and vibration with a Reiki session with Christi at Cedar
& Sage in beautiful Banff, Alberta