REGISTERED MASSAGE THERAPISTS
Anita D'Onghia RMT - Registered Massage Therapist
Anita has spent over a decade studying the human body as well as many related modalities of health and healing. Anita began her studies at the University of Ottawa where she graduated with a Bachelor of Science (Hons)degree. Her post graduate education continued at the Canadian School of Natural Nutrition where she graduated as a Registered Holistic Nutritionist.
As a result of the knowledge she acquired after her years of study, Anita found herself being able to integrate this knowledge of the bodies biochemistry with the holistic modalities she had also studied.
Attending MH Vicars School of Massage Therapy was the next step in Anita’s education. She graduated as a Registered Massage Therapist.
As a massage therapist her goal is to work with individuals releasing areas of tension to assist in re-balancing the skeletal structure. Anita’s philosophy with treatment is to treat each client individually tapering each session to the clients needs and goals.
Nayia Leventis RMT - Registered Massage Therapist
Nayia graduated from the Vancouver College of Massage Therapy, where she was chosen by her peers and instructors to receive the "Heart Award". This award is given to the student with exemplary compassion, integrity, and dedication to the profession with a positive attitude.
Nayia's treatment style is mindful and intuitive. She lets her hands feel what the tissue needs.
She strives to create a relaxing environment to help her clients become more in tune with their body and mind.
Nayia has worked closely with clients experiencing the following conditions:
Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
Anxiety & Depression
Nayia is a positive, caring and genuine massage therapist, who is extremely passionate about what she does.
She very much looks forward to meeting you
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Rachel Pinkney RMT - Registered Massage Therapist
Rachel is a BC Certified Registered Massage Therapist. She has completed the 2200-hr RMT course at MH Vicars School of Massage Therapy in Edmonton, Alberta. Rachel is also a graduate of the Spa Massage program at West Coast College of Massage Therapy.
Rachel has completed training in the following specialized areas:
Cranial Sacral Therapy
CFES Fitness Weight Training
Yoga Teacher Training
Rachel has been working and studying in the science of healing therapies and Massage for more than 15 years. Competing in snowboarding and motocross she has endured many injuries and has experienced how beneficial massage has been to relieve pain and discomfort.
An area that is close to Rachel’s heart is Equine Massage. She has completed a 2 year Equine Sports Massage Therapy course and enjoys working with her own horses as well as other horses in the Pemberton/Whistler area.
She sincerely cares about helping others through Massage therapy and welcomes those who are wanting deep tissue work for sports related injury, release of tension from strain and overuse or for relaxation.
Rachel loves to play guitar, sing and keep active in her spare time.
Steph Ball RMT - Registered Massage Therapist
Steph Ball believes that a well-tuned body allows you to be mentally and physically ready for life’s adventures and daily grind. Living a very active lifestyle, playing competitive sport in Australia, and then immersing herself in mountain biking, hiking, skiing and snowboarding since moving to Whistler in 2010. Steph understands the importance of a pain-free and well performing body.
To fulfill her passion for the human body, fitness and adventures she completed a Certificate IV in Fitness and Diploma in Outdoor Recreation before arriving in Canada. Steph then completed the CrossFit Level 1 so that she may lead people through their journey of reaching their fitness and strength goalsthrough functional movement at Opus Athletics – CrossFit Whistler.
Combining movement and remedial exercise with massage therapy has been an integral part of Steph’s own personal well-being, injury management and rehabilitation from surgeries. Seeing the results of massage therapy was the main driver for pursuing Registered Massage Therapy. Steph begun with spa massage, before immersing herself in a Diploma of Massage Therapy where she gained experience treating specific conditions and injuries with assessment and a wide variety of techniques including deep tissue, myofascial release, trigger point release and joint mobilization. Graduating from West Coast College of Massage Therapy in Victoria BC, she has in depth knowledge to assist clients towards their goals and needs.
Steph is excited to be a positive part of your day!
Lucas Peterson RMT - Registered Massage Therapist
Luke became a true believer in the healing power of massage after suffering from a whiplash injury. After receiving his first ever RMT treatment he was back on his surfboard two days later. He went on to complete his own RMT education at the M.H. Vickers School of Massage Therapy and now works with clients in Whistler.
Luke understands many different types of injuries through personal experience. This allows him to bring a customized treatment plan resulting in the best outcome for his client’s needs. In addition to working with all types of people, Luke also has experience with professional athletes.
Prior to becoming an RMT, Luke spent his early days forest fire fighting across BC and continues to commit his time to the Whistler POC fire rescue and Blackcomb Volunteer Ski Patrol, where he is regularly trained in first aid and other emergency life-saving skills.
Luke returned to Whistler in 2006 with his wife and two kids, after having spent much of his early 20’s living and riding these mountains every day. In his spare time he enjoys walking his dog Chili, spending time with his family and skiing, surfing, skateboarding and snowboarding when time allows.