Balance Massage Therapists

Bree Skiba – 2200 Hours – Certified

Registered Massage Therapist, also a member of the Natural Health Practitioners of Canada (NHPC).

Bree Skiba graduated from the Massage Therapy program at MH Vicars School of Massage Therapy in 2007 where she then started Balance.

Cindy Butler – 2200 Hours Certified

Massage Therapist registered with the Natural Health Practitioners of Canada (NHPC)
Cindy has been practicing massage for 10 years and has worked in spa, gym and massage clinic environments.  She uses a variety of techniques to help ease pain and tension in muscles and joints.  Clients especially appreciate her ability to provide deep tissue massage.

Nadine Carter – 2200 Hours – Certified

Registered Massage Therapist & member of Natural Health Practitioners of Canada (NHPC).
Nadine graduated from MH Vicars School of Massage Therapy in June of 2011 & has been a practicing member of NHPC for two and a half years.
The treatments that Nadine performs include relaxation,

Kristy Nanise

Kristy Nanise has been in the holistic field for ten years . Throughout this time she has acquired many modalities in order to guide both herself & others on the path to healing . Fusing together therapeutic , reflexology , energy work , stretch therapy , & relaxation techniques that suits each unique individuals needs for that particular session . Hot stone therapy and Prenatal work are also on the list of specialties. She’s Looking forward to incorporating more yoga practice into her everyday to make for an even stronger & balanced Therapist .

Andrew Miller – 2200 Hours – Certified

Andrew is a 2200 hour registered massage therapist and a member of the natural health practitioners of Canada (NHPC).

Dustin Ring

Student Massage Therapist, also a member of the Natural Health Practitioners of Canada (NHPC).

Currently finishing second year studies at MH Vicars. The treatments that Dustin performs include therapeutic, deep tissue, Swedish relaxation and trigger point massage.

Dustin is also a 1000 Hr RYT and has been teaching at Moksha Yoga Edmonton. He uses functional anatomy to move through various styles of yoga practices that involve: toning and strengthening as well as stretching create mobility, reduce pain and overall improve quality of life.

Massage to him isn’t just for injuries. From experience he knows that it can be therapeutic in many ways including preventative, healing and providing that ability to perform better whether its with sports or daily living.

Erica Waye

Erica Waye is a student massage therapist who is set to graduate in June 2017 with 2200 hours. She will be graduating from MH Vicars School of Massage Therapy and is currently a student member of the Natural Health Care Practitioners of Canada (NHPC). She performs relaxation, deep tissue, and therapeutic massage treatments. Her style of treatment caters towards reducing stress levels and sinking in to the muscles with long, focused strokes.
Following graduation, Erica is looking forward to getting certified in cupping and expanding her knowledge of myofascial treatment and manual lymphatic drainage (MLD)

Melanie Lambert

Melanie Lambert, Registered Massage Therapist

Massage therapy has always been a strong passion for Melanie, she graduated the 3000 hour Registered Massage Therapy Program at WCCMT Victoria, BC and is a very skilled therapist who uses a thorough and compassionate approach to every client she meets.
Melanie utilizes many techniques ranging from relaxation massage to more intense deep tissue work to soothe those aches and pains from hard days at work or at play. She is a very perceptive therapist who includes myofascial manipulation, trigger points, range of motion and joint mobilization in her treatments to promote whole body healing.
She is excited to further develop her knowledge in the techniques she is already trained in and include muscle energy and personal training.

Christine Achtemichuk

Registered massage therapist since 1993.  Member in good standing with
Natural Health Practitioners of Canada (NHPC).  Chris specializes in
deep tissue, sport massage, relaxation, myofascial cupping, craniosacral
and her newest interest is in Guasha.  She Believes firmly in the
benefits of massage therapy as a vital part of healing and general wellness

Lauren Gahn

Lauren Gahn is a second year massage therapy student at MH Vicars, and will graduate with 2200 hours in June 2017.  She is a student member in good standing with NHPC (#22359). A lifetime love of sport (Yoga, Crossfit, gymnastics, dance, baseball, and Olympic Lifting) has given her an appreciation of movement and the human body. Lauren’s priority is to help her clients maintain or return to their greatest pain-free freedom of movement by getting at the root of the issue.  You can expect to see some elements of assessment, and personalized self-care to help you stay active.
Services include:
– Therapeutic/Deep Tissue
– Myofascial techniques
– Swedish/Relaxation
– Trigger Point Release
– Abdominal Massage
– Manual Lymphatic Drainage
– TMJD Techniques