MICHELLE VAN DYK – Graduated with honours from MH Vicars School of Massage Therapy in Calgary, AB. As a former competitive dancer, she is all too familiar with injuries and how effective massage therapy can be in the recovery process. After completing a Bachelor of Arts degree in Dance, with a concentration in choreography and performance, she found her interest in body mechanics, anatomy and how we function and move.
Michelle is skilled in a variety of techniques including dynamic cupping, therapeutic, deep tissue, trigger point release, joint mobilization, myofascial stretching and relaxation massage bringing passion and expertise to every treatment. Her goal is to identify underlying patterns such as muscle imbalances or postural and movement dysfunctions that lead to pain-tension cycles to create an individualized treatment plan to address her clients’ concerns. She likes to educate her clients in customized self-care, empowering them to be active participants in their healing process and continued recovery. Influenced by her years of training and passion for exercise, she believes that movement is often the right medicine for combating aches and pains.
Follow Michelle on Instagram @mich.rmt for all things massage, and glimpses into her fitness journey; where you can find her on her yoga mat or in the mountains hiking, backpacking, snowboarding, paddle boarding, camping and spending time with her partner and dog.
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