Renee graduated from Massage Therapy College and has been a member of MTAM since 2011. She has had the opportunity to work with amazing massage therapy clinics throughout the city of Winnipeg for the past 9 years.
She has massaged Cirque du Soleil performers, professional athletes in the NHL, CFL, principle dancers in the Seattle Ballet, and Royal Winnipeg Ballet, and a wide range of celebrities, musicians, and professionals.
Renee's main focus is Deep Tissue Massage, IASTM, TMJ etc.
Gabrielle has over 15-years of experience running small to large businesses. She currently lives in Calgary Alberta and has a husband of 14 years and 2 beautiful daughters.
You will occasionally see her floating around the clinic, but she is mainly the behind-the-scenes girl.
Responsible for developing a strategic plan for the future growth of the clinic, overseeing the financial day-to-day, and collaborating with business partners to identify and actively seek new sales opportunities for growth.
Jason Brasher, RMT
Jason graduated from Wellington College of Remedial Massage Therapy in 2003 and has been working full-time throughout Manitoba ever since. Over the years he has developed his own unique style by incorporating techniques he has studies from Thai Massage, Yoga, Sports Massage, Lymphatic Drainage, Reflexology, and most recently Hawaiian Lomi Lomi Massage. He has been on the board of examiners for Wellington College, took on the role of Operations Manager at his previous clinic and tapped into his more creative talents by touring across Canada performing a one-man show at the Fringe Festival based on his experiences as a massage therapist. Clients have come to refer to him as the "Zen Master"
Tina graduated from Kine Concept Institute in Montreal, QC in 2001 and the University of Manitoba, Faculty of Science in 1995. She has worked in many settings from clinics and corporate offices to special events, sporting events, and wellness retreats. Tina brings with her a large range of modalities in the field of touch such as Kinetic Swedish massage, deep tissue, fascia therapy, integrated lymphatic drainage, craniosacral therapy, Thai massage, hot stone, cupping and prenatal massage. Tina uses a holistic approach to treating the body, mind, and spirit together and customizes each session to address your own unique needs and preferences. You will see her around the clinic as both a therapist and an instructor for our wellness courses.
*Please note that this therapist is not a service provider for Blue Cross or Equitable Life.
Brittany is an RMT graduate of Wellington College and has been a massage therapist for 5 years. She is skilled in all aspects of massage including Swedish, deep tissue, breast massage, and hot stone. Her goals are to get her clients in a healthier state whether to gain range of motion and pain management or to simply relax. During her own time, she enjoys spending time outdoors and loves being at her cottage with her husband and 2 dogs. Although you may know her as Brittany Spickett, she will be switching to her new married name, Brittany Clement.
Carol has an incredible way of ensuring people feel welcomed and at ease by her compassionate and empathic nature.
Carol brings with her over 20 years of experience working with practitioners and massage therapists.
Carol's interest in multiculturalism has led her to become a host for international students. She enjoys learning about different cultures.
In her spare time, she enjoys camping and spending time at the dog park with her rescue dog Zoey.
Amanda Ryland, RMT
Amanda graduated from the Massage Therapy College of Manitoba (now called Evolve) in 2015 and has been working full time ever since. She is trained in Swedish, deep tissue, prenatal, and sports massage. She is also a trained infant massage instructor. She believes each session should be as unique as each client, incorporating different techniques and levels of pressure. She loves being able to get to know each client and see them transform from tensed and stressed to relaxed and happy. In her spare time she loves being creative, getting her hands dirty in the garden, and hanging out with her 3 animals.
Tamara graduated from Wellington College of Remedial Massage Therapies
and has been a member of MTAM since 2017. She is trained in many
aspects of massage including traditional Swedish massage, deep tissue,
hot stone, and cupping. She has also taken additional courses in joint
mobilization and is always seeking new opportunities to learn about
massage. Tamara works with each client to customize a treatment plan
suitable for their goals. In her spare time, she enjoys reading,
traveling, and baking.
Emily Rivers is a student of life and natural healing. Pursuing a career in massage therapy was a natural fit for her after completing Yoga teacher training. (Massage Therapy College of Manitoba, 2015). Emily focuses on listening to clients' needs and preferences, as well as listening to the inherent wisdom of the body, seeking the precise use of pressure, movement, and allowing for soft tissue release. Trained in hot stone, hydrotherapy, Thai Yoga massage, remedial exercise, and other energy and embodiment techniques, Emily feels confident in her ability to provide the best service possible for her clients. When not working Emily enjoys spending time being with her 3 awesome children, trying new recipes and dancing in the kitchen, as well as hiking, kayaking, or swinging a kettlebell.
Stephen graduated from the Wellington College of Remedial Massage Therapies program in January 2020. He is trained in multiple aspects of massage therapy including Swedish massage, mobilization techniques, and deep tissue. He has also taken additional workshops in Aromatherapy and Fascial Integration. He uses a combination of osteopathic based assessment and range of motion to narrow the cause of dysfunctions. Whether it is for pain or stress relief, his goal is to work alongside you to provide a treatment plan to help you reach your full potential. In the future, he hopes to further his knowledge by taking workshops that would benefit his clients and add to his skillset. In his spare time, he enjoys spending time with his family, playing board games and doing escape rooms with friends, and listening to music.
Nina graduated from Robertson College and is a member of MTAM since 2018. She is trained in Swedish, deep tissue, remedial massage and is certified in Neuro-proprioceptive Taping, Soft Tissue Release, and TMJ Mastery. Her favorite treatments are centered on decreasing pain, especially headaches or issues brought about by temporomandibular disorders. She loves spending time with her family, baking, gardening, knitting, and playing her ukulele.
Courtenay is a graduate of Wellington College of Remedial Massage Therapy. Her desire to help people, paired with a deep curiosity about the mind-body connection is what lead her to massage therapy, and she has been working full-time as an RMT since September of 2019. She is trained in several aspects of massage therapy that include traditional Swedish massage, deep tissue, fascial integration, hot stone, and prenatal massage. Courtenay enjoys collaborating with her clients to create treatment plans that address their specific therapeutic needs, while also leaving them feeling relaxed and restored.
In her spare time, she enjoys reading, being outdoors, music and hanging out with her husband and two kids.
Paige has been working in customer service for over 8 years and enjoys building meaningful relationships with others. She is an avid traveller, having been to over 10 countries in 5 years. On her spare time Paige enjoys watching movies, hanging out with friends and family, and playing with her dog Allie.
Kristy Watling, RMT
Kristy is a recent graduate of Evolve College of Massage Therapy. Her areas of expertise include sports massage, deep tissue, structural, IASTM, myofascial, and relaxation massage. She utilizes a comprehensive approach when treating and assessing her clients to ensure the most efficient treatment. Kristy works to restore and support optimal health and balance of the musculoskeletal system.
Kiera is a recent graduate of Evolve College of Massage Therapy. Her areas of expertise are
structural therapy, deep tissue, myofascial therapy, Swedish massage and cupping therapy.
Having lived with chronic migraines, Kiera channels her experiences to infuse compassion into
her care. She seeks to help her clients relax and find ways to minimize the impact of chronic
pain or stress in order to improve or optimize overall health.
Xioayu (Vicky) Zhang has been a member of MTAM since September 2020. She was trained in Swedish massage, deep tissue massage, and myofascial release techniques. Especially in trigger point treatment to manage pain and stress from chronic injuries. Her goal is to achieve the best result for each patient through a customized treatment plan.
Gabby is a recent graduate from Evolve College of Massage Therapy. She is trained in Swedish massage, deep tissue, relaxation massage, and myofascial therapy. Her desire to help people drives her to connect and communicate with clients on what they need each treatment, allowing them to leave feeling relaxed and with less pain. In her spare time she enjoys spending time with friends and family, sitting by a fire, and reading.
"You cannot pour from an empty cup" Understanding and knowing the true meaning of that quote takes time. Chantal came across massage therapy as a way to fill her cup when feeling depleted. She could trust and relax with her therapist, and she would help with mental and physical pain each visit. Whether it was to help reduce stress and anxiety, alleviate debilitating migraines, or get rid of tension in the body, she would always turn to massage. As we all know, miracles don't happen in one session - it takes patience and a strong-hearted therapist. Her intent is to have every client leaving relaxed and their individual needs taken care of. She completed her studies at Wellington College of Remedial Massage Therapy; her area of expertise is Swedish massage. She prides herself in her meticulous manner of finding and breaking down adhesions (knots). She looks to further develop her training in IASTM as well as cupping.
Chen Yu (Katrina) Zhou Is a Registered Massage Therapist with the Massage Association of Manitoba. She is also a licensed Clinical Acupuncturist with the Manitoba Professional Acupuncture Association.
Katrina is trained in deep tissue, hydrotherapy, hot stone, Swedish Massage, myofascial release, TMJ, and prenatal massage. Katrina also specializes in Traditional Chinese Medicine techniques that include Cupping, Gua Sha (scraping), and Acupressure.
Katrina brings many unique skills to the table, offering a blend of Asian and Western techniques, uniquely designed for each client.
(Rachel) Huimei Chang graduated from Evolve College of Massage Therapy and was honored to receive a diploma for the overall proficiency award.
Rachel understands and respects individual differences, she concentrates on individualized, assessment-focused treatment plans, and tailors each massage to the client. She is well-trained in myofascial release, Swedish massage, deep tissue, and sports massage. She uses a combination of these techniques to construct her unique and effective style.
Personal interests include drinking tea, and coffee, collecting gemstones, and avoiding large crowds.
"She is well-informed on the wellness of the body. She also gives me workouts and stretching techniques that keep my body tuned in the right parts. She never cuts my sessions short, in fact, she always prolongs them a few minutes longer."
"I was so excited when I discovered this [place] and going there was worth it. It was very clean, I loved the decor and the music was good too. My appointment was with Amanda and she was lovely and very nice to talk to. Felt very relaxed and I’ll be back!"
"Deep Roots recently opened across the street from my home so I wanted to check it out! My goodness, I was blown away. The interior design is gorgeous, fun, and cozy. The receptionist was so kind and I love that the new client forms are done online so there wasn't long paper-work to fill out the day of. Renee was hands-down the best RMT I have ever seen. My massage was a mix of relaxing and therapeutic and I have already booked my next appointment. I feel incredible, relaxed and my muscles feel amazing. Plus, the extra's like an eye cover when facing up, chocolates after, and the ambient lighting in the rooms. Wow! I have found my new favorite place. Thank you Deep Roots!"
Positive: Communication, Professionalism, Quality
"A clean and beautiful massage therapy clinic with top tier customer service from the moment you walk in the door. My appointment was with Tina and her many years of experience as a therapist were evident throughout my massage, I feel so relaxed! I will definitely be back."
"Gorgeous office and Renee is the best. She is not your average massage therapist. Her pressure was strong and she used some nifty tools on me. I feel great!"
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