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About Massage For Health

We offer advanced therapeutic and relaxation massages, myofascial cupping, graston technique, manual osteopathy and prenatal massages, in a safe, comfortable, and convenient location right inside the Trico Center for Family Wellness.

Our services are tailored for all ages—children, adults, and seniors. We provide a variety of massage and wellness treatments designed to ease the pain and stress of daily life and assist in the rehabilitation of physical injuries.

Additionally, we offer other wellness services such as TCM Acupuncture, Soprano Laser Hair Removal, Ear Candling, and more. We’re here to support your health and wellness journey because we believe that when you feel well, you live well.

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Meet Our Service Providers

Meet our highly trained and experienced wellness professionals.

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Shelly Zarikoff

Registered Massage Therapist

Shelly is a highly skilled Registered Massage Therapist (RMT) and a distinguished graduate of the Alberta College of Massage Therapy. Her journey into the world of health and wellness began in 2008 when she attained the esteemed title of Reiki Master, sparking a passion for wellness that led her to transition from the fast-paced realm of Real Estate. Shelly’s extensive repertoire includes a diverse range of techniques such as Swedish relaxation,

therapeutic massage, myofascial release, active release, carpal tunnel and plantar fasciitis treatments, as well as Reiki. With a strong emphasis on assessment-based approaches, Shelly possesses an innate ability to intuitively identify the most effective strategies to help clients achieve their desired outcomes. She is recognised by all insurance companies and direct billing is available.

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Kim Martin

Registered Massage Therapist

Kim is a dedicated and compassionate Registered Massage Therapist, with a holistic approach to healing and wellness. Graduating from the Alberta College of Massage Therapy, Kim brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to her practice. With expertise in various modalities such as Swedish relaxation, deep tissue massage, and myofascial release, Kim is able to effectively treat individuals of all ages and backgrounds.

 Specializing in conditions ranging from stress and sports-related injuries to TMJ Disorder and chronic pain, Kim believes in the power of healing and helping clients regain their health and well-being. By utilizing a combination of techniques and therapies, Kim creates personalized treatment plans that deliver positive results. Connect with Kim today and embark on a journey towards improved health and vitality. She is recognised by all insurance companies and direct billing is available. 

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Dr. Mitra Karam

DTCM, RAC, BS

Dr. Mitra offers a wide range of natural, alternative treatment options such as Tui Na massage, Gua sha, dry needling, reflexology, active release techniques and electroacupuncture for pain management, injuries, aesthetic skin rejuvenation, mental health, menopause, sleep issues and overall good health.  She is a trained Acupuncturist and a  Doctor of traditional Chinese medicine.

She helps patients with a variety of health concerns to find adequate, safe, and individualized treatments. She assists patients in finding health and wellness through an integrative and holistic approach. She constantly tries to educate patients to make positive changes to have a balanced life. Dr. Mitra aims to help her patients understand their health, set realistic goals, and create a plan to succeed. Her unique education and experience have enabled her to understand the struggles and opportunities patients face while navigating the healthcare system.

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Andrii Khudyk

Registered Massage Therapist

Andrii is a Registered Massage Therapist (RMT) recognized by all insurance companies. He strongly believes in a holistic approach to health, advocating that nothing can’t be healed or changed with determination and effort. Graduating from Makami College, Andrii specializes in Deep Tissue, Therapeutic, Swedish relaxation, Cupping, Myofascial release, CranioSacral Therapy, and Sports massage.

Outside of his professional life, Andrii’s world revolves around his two beautiful daughters, aged 2 and 4. In his free time, he enjoys playing tennis during the summer and skating, cross-country skiing, and downhill skiing in the winter. He is honored to support clients on their journey to health and well-being. He is recognised by all insurance companies and direct billing is available. 

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Krista Kisiw

Registered Massage Therapist

Krista is a seasoned Registered Massage Therapist and Registered Canadian Reflexology Therapist with a wealth of experience since 1993. As a dedicated and licensed professional, Krista is proficient in a range of massage techniques including Relaxation, Therapeutic, and Prenatal Massage. Her recent certification and registration in Foot Reflexology add to her comprehensive skill set.

In addition to her massage and reflexology expertise, Krista is also trained in Ear Candling, offering a holistic approach to her clients’ well-being. She believes in the power of meditation to cultivate peaceful energy, which she strives to impart to her clients, particularly those experiencing stress.

Krista’s long-standing commitment to her practice and her continuous pursuit of new skills make her a trusted and versatile practitioner dedicated to enhancing her clients’ health and relaxation. She is recognised by all insurance companies and direct billing is available. 

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Holly Wilford

Registered Massage Therapist

With over five years of experience in massage therapy, Holly brings a wealth of knowledge and skill to her practice. Her skillset includes myofascial cupping and she has a particular interest in treating neck pain, helping her clients find relief and improved mobility.

Beyond her professional expertise, Holly enjoys an active lifestyle that includes water and snow sports. 

When she’s not on the slopes or at the lake, you might find her immersed in video games or indulging in her creative hobby of crochet.

 She is dedicated to providing personalized care and looks forward to helping you achieve your wellness goals. Holly is recognised by all insurance companies and direct billing is available. 

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Rommel Crescini

Registered Massage Therapist

Rommel has been practicing massage since 2015 as a Fully licensed Registered Massage Therapist. He graduated from Alberta College of Massage and after graduating he went back to become a 3000-hour RMT. 

Rommel got into massage after he started to lose his vision. He noticed after losing one sensory others got stronger. He was first introduced to massage when he attended Canadian National Institution for the blind.  

Rommel’s main interests lie in Therapeutic Deep Tissue, Swedish Relaxation, Myofascial Cupping, Graston Technique, and Hot Stone massage. 

Outside of massage Rommel enjoys working out and training for a triathlon. He is recognised by all insurance companies and direct billing is available. 

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Winnie Prendergast

Registered Massage Therapist

With over 26 years of experience as a Registered Massage Therapist at Massage for Health and 15 years as a certified laser hair removal technician, Winnie Prendergast brings a wealth of expertise and dedication to her clients. Trained by a nurse in laser hair removal, she combines her extensive knowledge with a compassionate approach to ensure the best results for her clients.

Specializing in therapeutic, deep tissue, pregnancy relaxation massage, Myofascial release and cupping, and the Graston technique, Winnie tailors each session to meet the unique needs of her clients. She believes that a healthy lifestyle is essential not only for herself but also for her clients, helping them achieve their best possible state of well-being.

Winnie is passionate about her work and takes immense pride in making people feel better. When she’s not helping clients, she enjoys spending time outdoors skiing, hiking, biking, kayaking, and canoeing. Her love for the outdoors and an active lifestyle reflects her commitment to health and wellness in all aspects of life.

Recognized by all insurance companies, direct billing available. 

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Jessica Bissell

Registered Massage Therapist

With seven years of dedicated practice, Jessica is a seasoned specialist in therapeutic techniques and cupping. Her commitment to enhancing her clients’ well-being and improving their quality of life is evident in every session. Jessica works closely with each individual to find balance and effective solutions for pain management, tailoring her approach to meet their unique needs.

 

Outside of her practice, Jessica enjoys yoga, working out, and spending time outdoors, activities that reflect her holistic approach to health and wellness. Her passion for helping others and her expertise in her field make her a valuable partner in your journey toward optimal health. Recognized by all insurance companies, direct billing available. 

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Natasha Stokowski

Registered Massage Therapist

With over 15 years of dedicated practice, Natasha is a seasoned massage therapist specializing in Motor Vehicle Accident (MVA) recovery, therapeutic massage, sports massage, rehabilitation, and relaxation techniques. Her extensive experience allows her to provide personalized care that addresses a wide range of client needs, from injury recovery to stress relief.

Natasha’s approach is rooted in a deep understanding of the human body and a commitment to helping her clients achieve optimal health and well-being. Whether working with athletes to enhance performance and recovery, assisting individuals in their rehabilitation journey, or providing relaxation treatments to reduce stress and promote overall wellness, Natasha tailors each session to meet the unique needs of her clients.

Outside of her professional life, Natasha enjoys engaging in creative and physical activities such as painting, biking, and weight lifting. These hobbies not only enrich her personal life but also contribute to her holistic understanding of health and fitness, which she integrates into her practice.

Natasha’s dedication to her craft and her clients is evident in her attentive, compassionate care and her ongoing commitment to professional growth and development. She is recognised by all insurance companies and direct billing is available. 

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Garry Noble

Registered Massage Therapist

Garry Noble brings over 16 years of professional experience to his practice, specializing in therapeutic massage. His extensive expertise and dedication to his craft have earned him a reputation for delivering effective and personalized care to his clients. Garry’s approach is tailored to address each client’s unique needs, focusing on alleviating pain, reducing stress, and enhancing overall well-being.

Outside of his practice, Garry enjoys staying active through hiking and biking. He also loves spending his leisure time at the movies, enjoying a wide range of genres. This balance of professional dedication and personal interests allows Garry to maintain a well-rounded and fulfilling lifestyle, which he brings into his therapeutic sessions to provide holistic care. He is recognized by all insurance companies. Direct billing is available.

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Amanda Felt

Registered Massage Therapist
Manual Osteopath

Amanda Felt has been a Registered Massage Therapist since 2010, graduating from the 2200-hour program. She specializes in theraputic, pre-natal and relaxation massage. She was drawn to massage not only to be able to help people achieve acute and chronic pain relief but also provide preventative care

A few years ago, Amanda met a Manual Osteopath, was immediately intrigued and decided to pursue this career path. She recently graduated the Manual Osteopath College. This modality works with the body as a whole and promotes its natural ability to heal itself, trying to restore structure and function. The primary techniques used are osteoarticular, Visceral Manipulation, Craniosacral and Advanced Fascia Release.  These are done in a gentle, non invasive manual technique.

In her free time, she loves being outdoors, golfing, snowboarding and being in the mountains or on the lake. She enjoys time with family, friends and her two pets. She is recognised by all insurance companies and direct billing is available. 

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Melissa Hrituc

Laser Hair Removal Specialist

Melissa Hrituc brings over 12 years of dedicated experience to her role as a laser hair removal technician. With a solid foundation in training alongside a Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN), Melissa has honed her skills to provide top-notch laser hair removal services.

Her passion for her work is evident in her daily enthusiasm and genuine excitement to come into work each day. Melissa’s commitment to her clients goes beyond just performing procedures; she genuinely cares about their well-being and is deeply invested in achieving the best possible results for them.

Outside of her professional life, Melissa is an avid lover of the outdoors. She enjoys camping, gardening, and cherishing moments with her family. This balance of professional dedication and personal fulfillment makes Melissa a well-rounded and compassionate practitioner, always ready to bring her best to her clients. She is recognised by all insurance companies and direct billing is available. 

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We are looking for people with experience, self-motivated, a team player, enjoy helping others.
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Free Hot Tub & Steam Room Access

Book your treatment with Massage for health and receive a complimentary Trico Center hot tub and steam room pass for use before or after your appointment. 

Improve your results, deepen your relaxation and sooth your aches with this exclusive perk. 

*Must be used on the same day as your treatment.

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Location
Trico Centre
11150 Bonaventure Dr SE
Calgary, Alberta
T2J 6R9
Hours of Operation

Monday – Friday:

9:00 AM – 9:00 PM

Saturday & Sunday: 

9:00 AM – 6:00 PM

Book An Appointment

Call to Book: 403.225.0763