Jel Rasri

Registered Massage Therapist

Spa Location: SOUTH | CENTRAL

Jel Rasri (Thai Massage Therapist)

Thai Massage Instructor

Jel [Chewaporn] Rasri came to Canada in 1997 after practising Thai Massage in her native Thailand for over 12 years. In 1999 she graduated from the noted WatPo Thai Traditional Medical and Massage School in Bangkok, Thailand, completing the courses Professional Thai Massage for Health and Professional Thai Massage Therapy I.

Since arriving in Canada she has completed two years (2,200 hours) of further training at the Marchand Institute of Sport and Deep Tissue Massage in Red Deer, Alberta and a further 3,000 hours at the MaKami College of Massage (Advanced Clinical Massage Therapy) in Edmonton, Alberta.

Edmonton is fortunate to have a native Thai Massage specialist practising in our city.

Heather Smith

Registered Massage Therapist

Spa Location: SOUTH

Heather Smith

Certified Massage Therapist / Personal Trainer

“Improving your quality of life is my number one priority. Everyone deserves to experience an active life, free from the pain and stress brought on by the hustle and bustle of today’s fast-paced world.”

With over 15 years of experience in health and wellness, Heather combines her skill and knowledge of both massage therapy and personal training to deliver individualized treatments to her clients. Utilizing a variety of massage techniques, you are guaranteed to leave your session feeling and moving better, so you can get back to enjoying life.

Heather graduated with 1,000 hours from ECSRM in 2001 and has since acquired an additional 3,000 hours from MaKami College. She is also a Certified Personal Trainer who is  passionate about helping others achieve their goals.

Heather is a member in good standing with the Natural Health Practitioners of Canada (NHPC).

Nitaya Lockheart

Registered Massage Therapist

Spa Location: SOUTH

Nitaya Lockheart

Specialist in Craniosacral and Injury Management

Nitaya Lockheart graduated in 2005 from Thai Massage School of Chiang Mai, Thailand. She has over 7 years of experience with the different massage techniques. Previously she worked at the OASIS Spa in Thailand and at a Chinese medicine clinic  in Red Deer.

Her specializations include Thai massage, deep tissue, therapeutic, reflexology, pre-natal and Thai stem massage. She completed a 2,200 hour certification diploma from the Turner Institution of Orthopedic Massage. Nitaya is an RMT member in good standing with NHPC (Natural Health Practitioners Canada).

Getty Nathikarn

Registered Massage Therapist

Spa Location: SOUTH | CENTRAL

Getty Nathikarn

Specialist in healing sports injuries

Getty recently graduated from MaKami College with over 2,200 hours of training and experience. Besides her education and practice at MaKami College, Getty was trained and has been practicing Thai massage since 2010. She grew up surrounded by massage therapy family members, relatives, and colleagues.

With in-depth knowledge in anatomy, Getty specializes in healing sports injuries, as she herself is an active sportswoman.

Getty is dedicated to her clients and looks forward to sharing with them her knowledge and recommendations for self care.

Connie Baxter

Registered Massage Therapist

Spa Location: SOUTH

Connie Baxter

Specialist in injury recovery and personal wellness

“I enjoy challenges and your personal well-being is very important to me. My goal is to combine the many skills I possess to bring you the massage experience you deserve. In a stress-filled world, comfort and relief are at hand, in my hands.”

Connie’s training began on the early 1990s and since that time she has committed herself to gathering a variety of effective treatment modalities. She was educated in Edmonton at MacEwan, obtained her city licence in 1992 and sat the entrance exams for the MTAA in 1998.

Deep tissue massage, pre- and post-natal massage, St. John Neuromuscular Therapy, Cranial Sacral Therapy, Manual Lymphatic Drainage, Myofacial Release, Sports Massage, PNF stretching and Reiki are just a few of the tools in her treatment toolbox and Connie uses all of them in her daily practice. With 25 years of experience, Connie can provide you the individual care you need with a depth of knowledge and a soothing touch.

Betsy Bernardo

Registered Massage Therapist

Spa Location: SOUTH | CENTRAL

Betsy Bernardo

“I believe everyone has the right to a good massage”

Betsy has completed 2,200 hours of training from MaKami Massage College in Edmonton. Her focus has been on developing her skills and knowledge in therapeutic massage. She also specializes in deep-tissue, pre-natal and hot stone treatments. She is committed to providing her clients with the best service possible, leaving them satisfied and in a complete state of relaxation.

Betsy is a member in Good Standing with the Certified Registered Massage Therapist Association (CRMTA).

Praweena Szekely

Registered Massage Therapist

Spa Location: SOUTH

Praweena Szekely

Specialist in Thai Massage

Praweena is a Registered Massage Therapist with over 15 years of experience. She uses many different massage techniques indluding deep tissue, relation/Swedish and reflexology. She is fully trained in traditional Thai massage, graduating from the WatPo Thai Traditional Medical and Massage School in Bangkok, Thailand.

Using these techniques, Praweena has successfully treated clients with issues ranging from sports injuries to headaches and everyday aches and pains.

Praween is a member in good standing with NHPC (Natural Health Practitioners of Canada)

Avigail De Leon

Registered Massage Therapist

Spa Location: SOUTH | CENTRAL

Avigail De Leon

“Massage Therapy should be viewed as a necessity, rather than a luxury, to improve one’s quality of life. Whether you need relief from pain, stress reduction or simply to relax and feel pampered, I am committed to your well-being. I make sure to approach and meet every client’s needs in an attentive and caring manner.”

Avigail has completed 2,200 hour Massage Therapy at MaKami College in Edmonton. She is fully certified in a variety of modalities of massage including: Swedish, Deep Tissue, Myofascial Release, Trigger Point, Hot Stone Massage, Prenatal and Sports Massage.

Avigail is a member in good standing with the Certified Registered Massage Therapist Association (CRMTA).

Irene Dulay

Registered Massage Therapist

Spa Location: SOUTH | CENTRAL

Irene Dulay

“My goal is to ensure your comfort in every session. I truly enjoy providing a massage focused on stress and tension relief.”

Irene’s studies have provided her with the knowledge of Swedish massage, Deep Tissue Massage, Advanced Neuromuscular Techniques, Myofascial Release, Sports Massage, Hot Stone Massage and Myofascial Cupping. She has certificates in Advanced Neck Treatment as well as Advanced Hip and Lumbar Back Treatment.

Irene completed her studies with 2,200 hours from MaKami College in Edmonton and is a member in good standing with the Certified Registered Massage Therapist Association (CRMTA).

Lena Lu

Registered Massage Therapist

Spa Location: SOUTH | CENTRAL

Lena Lu

Specializing in Deep Tissue Massage

Lena is a graduate of MaKami College in Edmonton. With over 2,200 hours of training, Lena has developed many skills in a variety of modalities including Myofascial Release, Deep Tissue Massage, and Trigger Point Therapy. Those who get to know Lena will tell you she is hard working and dedicated to helping her clients receive the best possible results and service from her.

Lena is a member in good standing with the Certified Registered Massage Therapist Association (CRMTA).

Maria Ospeg

Registered Massage Therapist

Spa Location: SOUTH

Maria Ospeg

“My goal is to help clients find and maintain a healthy balance in both body and mind. My approach to treatment is very holistic. I am always looking at the way in which posture, activities of daily living and stress factor into a client’s condition, so I can develop a specialized treatment plan just for them. My specializations include relaxation massage with Myofascial Release, Deep Tissue Massage, PNF Stretching, Joint Mobilization Technique, Hot Stone Massage, Myofascial Cupping, Pre-natal Massage and Sports Massage”

Maria completed 2,200 hours of training and is currently continuing her education to obtain 3,000 hours for Advanced Clinical Massage at MaKami College in Edmonton, Alberta. She is a member in good standing with the CRMTA (Certified Registered Massage Therapist in Alberta).

Alex Yakimetz

Registered Massage Therapist

Spa Location: SOUTH | CENTRAL

Alex Yakimetz

“I am hard-working and dedicated to doing whatever I can to help alleviate my clients’ issues and make sure they leave pain-free.”

Since graduating from MaKami college with over 2,200 hours in training , Alex has developed a strong interest in modalities that offer therapeutic relief including myofascial release, deep tissue massage, myofascial cupping, sports massage, and trigger point therapy. Alex is also trained in head and relaxation massage techniques.

Alex is a member in good standing with the CRMTA (Certified Registered Massage Therapist Association).

Serie Ann Cueto

Registered Massage Therapist

Spa Location: CENTRAL

Serie Ann Cueto

“You deserve a healing, relaxing, stress-relieving massage for your body, mind and spirit. Everyone needs to renew every day. My passion is to help people. I believe in the natural healing power of touch.”

Having completed 2,200 hours of massage training, Serie Ann currently continues working to obtain 3,000 hours of Advanced Clinical Massage at Makami College Edmonton. She specializes in Swedish relaxation massage, deep tissue massage, myofascial cupping, pre-natal massage, foot massage, hot stone and herbal compress. Serie Ann has certificates in Advanced Neck Treatment and Advanced Hip Lower Back Treatment for stress and pain relief.

Serie Ann is a member in good standing with CRMTA (Certified Registered Massage Therapist Association).

Jerold Pate

Registered Massage Therapist

Spa Location: CENTRAL

Jerold Pate

“Massage is not just a luxury. It’s a way to a healthier, happier life”

With 2,200 hours of massage training, Jerold is working on continuing education to obtain 3,000 hours in Advanced Clinical Massage through MaKami College. Trained in orthopaedic assessment, Jerold enjoys utilizing and combining a variety of techniques when treating his clients. He believes massage helps with stress reduction, as well as a variety of physical and mental health problems.

Some of Jerold’s specialities include Swedish relaxation massage, deep tissue massage, foot massage, sports massage, pre-natal massage and the use of joint movement facilitation technique. He has a certificate of Advance Neck treatment and Advanced Hip & Lower back treatment. Jerold tailors each massage to the client depending upon the client’s needs and response.

Jerold is a member in good standing with the CRMTA (Certified Registered Massage Therapist Association).

Valerie Marko

Registered Massage Therapist

Spa Location: SOUTH

Valerie Marko

“My goal is to empower and teach my clients how to relax and heal their bodies. Having an extensive background in dance, I know exactly how much stress and demands one can place on their body. I am so thankful that dance has guided me to such an amazing career, that I am so passionate about. I look forward to meeting you and being a part of your healing journey.””

Valerie’s warm and gentle nature makes her a born natural when it comes to helping others and hands-on healing. Dedicated to helping you restore your body’s natural balance, Valerie combines a variety of massage techniques to release muscle tension, stretch and strengthen your muscles.

Completing an orthopedic assessment, Valerie will develop a treatment plan based on your individual needs. A session with her may include the use of modalities such as deep tissue massage, sports massage, PNF stretching, joint mobilization techniques, advanced neuromuscular techniques, and myofascial cupping. Valerie also specializes in Swedish relaxation massage, herbal compress, hot stone and pre-natal massage. She has completed 2,200 hours of training from MaKami College and is working toward her 3,000 hour designation.

Valerie is a member in good standing with the CRMTA (Certified Registered Massage Therapist Association).

Dureza Sillona

Registered Massage Therapist

Spa Location: SOUTH | CENTRAL

Dureza Sillona

“My goal is to provide safe, effective therapeutic massages that will enhancement your quality of life and health. When I was young, my grandma used to give me a traditional massage. As child, I didn’t like it but I felt better the next day. When I entered this industry, I focused on learning the clinical reasons and importance of massage. It is not just to help someone to get well when they are sick or physically unwell, but it also relieves the stress and negative issues (mental and emotional) that exist in life. Having a full understanding of the study of massage, I am now capable of helping people to live a life with less stress and discomfort by educating them on the impact massage can have on a busy life and providing them the best service possible.”

Dureza has completed 2,200 hours of training and is currently continuing her education to obtain 3,000 hours for Advanced Clinical Massage at MaKami College in Edmonton, Alberta. She is a member in good standing with the CRMTA (Certified Registered Massage Therapist in Alberta).

Thaiwan Warulang

Registered Massage Therapist

Spa Location: SOUTH | CENTRAL

Thaiwan Warulang

“I really enjoy helping people relax and feel good.”

Thaiwan graduated from the Wholistic Health Training and Research Centre in Edmonton with over 2,200 hours of training. She also studied and graduated from the well-known WatPo Thai Traditional Medical and Massage School in Bangkok, Thailand. She completed all course requirements for Professional Thai Massage for Health, and Professional Thai Massage Therapy Programs. Thaiwan specializes in traditional Thai massage, Deep Tissue, relaxing massage, as well as many other modalities.

She is a member in good standing with the Certified Registered Massage Therapist Association (CRMTA).

Prakhong Unapan

Therapist In Training (Student)

Spa Location: SOUTH | CENTRAL

Prakhong Unapan

“My goal is to help others be healthy, relaxed and free from pain. I want everyone to experience the true value of massage, specifically Thai massage. I hope that once you have experienced it, you will come and see us again and again.”

In 2012 Prakhong graduated from the Thai Traditional Medical Services Society in Thailand. In 2015 is graduated from the well-known WatPo Thai Traditional Medical and Massage School in Bangkok, Thailand. Completing her studies, Prakhnog worked at the Let’s Relax Spa in Thailand before coming to Canada in 2018.

Prakhong is currently a member in good standing with the Natural Health Practitioners of Canada (NHPC). ***Please note Prakhong’s services are not claimable through insurance at this time.***

P.K. Peesek

Therapist In Training (Student)

Spa Location: SOUTH | CENTRAL

P.K. Peesek