Shing graduated with a Bachelor of Health Science at Simon Fraser University in 2017. While on exchange during his studies in Australia, he dislocated his shoulder while playing basketball 13 times within 1 year. Along with numerous other injuries from playing basketball and weight training, this led Shing to seek help through physiotherapy and manual therapy; and further inspired Shing to pursue a career in healthcare to help others in pain.
As a graduate of the massage therapy program at West Coast College of Massage Therapy, Shing was able to gain experience working with a variety of individuals in the school's inreach and outreach programs. The outreach experiences included providing treatments to varsity level athletes at Douglas College, healthcare workers at Surrey Memorial Hospital, and providing care to individuals in the Burnaby Association for Community Inclusion. At the school inreach, he also treated individuals with a wide range of conditions such as fibromyalgia, cerebral palsy, and Parkinson's disease. His treatments utilize a variety of techniques and are formulated using thorough assessments to provide specialized care for each individual patient.
In his free time, Shing likes to play basketball, walking his dog and lift weights to stay active. When he's not staying active, he enjoys spending time with his wife and son, and binge watching Netflix whenever he can.
* At this time Shing will not be direct billing but will be adding transitioning soon
Nathan is a graduate of the Vancouver College of Massage Therapy, where he completed his studies in 2020. He became a Registered Massage Therapist (RMT) because he saw the opportunity to work closely with patients and develop therapeutic relationships to better understand their health goals.
As an RMT, Nathan has acquired various skills and techniques to provide effective care. He is knowledgeable in applying myofascial work, joint mobilizations, neuromuscular techniques, and several Swedish techniques including deep tissue. By utilizing this wide range of techniques, Nathan aims to provide his patients with the best possible care.
In his spare time, Nathan enjoys going on fun adventures with his wife and son (9 months), and binging the most dramatic netflix shows he can find.
A Registered Massage Therapist in British Columbia since 2016, her treatment style utilizes classic Swedish techniques, as well as, myofascial work, trigger point release.and instrument assisted soft tissue mobilization (IASTM). Cathy feels most passionate about creating a holistic approach to therapy that engages the nervous system and acknowledges the mind/body connection.
She enjoys educating her patients about their bodies and improving each individual’s quality of life by facilitating recovery from injury, relief from chronic pain and reducing stress and anxiety. Cathy focuses on addressing the specific needs of each individual patient to assist them to achieve their long or short-term goals.
Outside of the treatment room, Cathy enjoys spending time with her family and friends.
Taylor’s passion for health and wellness started in 2014 when she completed the 700-hour bodywork and massage program at the Vancouver School of Healing Arts. After graduating, she worked in the spa industry for two years before enrolling at the Vancouver College of Massage Therapy to pursue her RMT designation. Taylor graduated with honours from VCMT in 2019 and is now an active registrant with the College of Massage Therapists of BC.
Taylor is passionate about treating the body as a whole by combining therapeutic modalities with relaxation and breath work to help her clients achieve their goals. She will often use a variety of techniques throughout the session, while listening to the body and how it responds to treatment. Taylor’s modalities may include Myofascial Release, Deep Tissue massage, Swedish massage, Joint mobilizations, Trigger Point Therapy, Stretching techniques, and Remedial exercises.
Taylor grew up in North Vancouver where she fell in love with the outdoors. She now lives in Port Moody with her fiancé and their puppy, Koda. In her spare time she can be found on the mountains, hiking, camping, and soaking up the sun.
Amanda graduated in April 2017 from the West Coast College of Massage Therapy (WCCMT). She has been registered with the College of Massage Therapists of BC since November 2017. She previously practiced at a clinic in Maple Ridge for 3 years and has recently moved into the Port Moody area.
During her time at WCCMT, she had the opportunity to gain experience at a variety of different out-reaches and in-reaches. These include sports massage with UBC varsity athletes, the Lululemon half marathon, pre-natal and post-natal massages at the BC Women’s Hospital, MS and Parkinson in-reach, as well as treating a variety of conditions at Seniors’ living homes in the Fraser valley. In the last 3 years, she has gained experience in Sports Therapy, Pre/Post Natal Therapy, ICBC related injuries, Postural Conditions, and Headaches/Migraines.
Outside of treating, Amanda enjoys getting outdoors and exploring the beautiful hiking trails that B.C has to offer, preferably with her dog at her side.
Tammy graduated from West Coast College of Massage Therapy, where she had the opportunity to experience treating a large variety of conditions through her extensive clinical training. She is now licensed and registered with the College of Massage Therapists of British Columbia. Tammy has treated and been involved in many different placements such as BC Women's hospital, Canuck Place, Multiple Sclerosis in-reach, Both UBC and SFU Varsity Sports teams and pre and post natal in-reach.
Tammy Believes that each individual is unique, therefore a thorough assessment is an important step to providing an effective and individualized treatment. In her practice Tammy uses a variety of treatment modalities such as myofascial release, joint mobilizations, trigger point therapy, muscle energy technique, deep tissue massage, neuromuscular techniques, passive and active stretching, postural education and remedial exercise to effectively achieve patient goals. Tammy is passionate about helping her patients get back to their pain free and active lifestyles.
In her spare time, Tammy enjoys hiking, being outdoors, cooking and spending quality time with friends and family. Tammy is also a Certified Personal Trainer since 2013 as well as a spin, aqua-fit and group-fit instructor since 2009. In the past she has participated in multiple 10km, half marathon and full marathon distance races. Tammy's biggest accomplishment was racing in Ironman Canada Triathlon in 2014.
Feel free to e-mail or call Tammy if you have any questions regarding treatment and getting yourself back to being pain free and doing what you love.