Massage Therapy team


 

Portage Location

Marnie Chivers RMT

Marnie has been practicing massage therapy since 1999. She received her training from Wellington College.  Marnie practices a biomechanical approach to pain and dysfunction and is intrigued by the riddles posed by the human frame. Her specialties include deep tissue massage.

Amanda Christian RMT

Amanda is a graduate of The Wellington College of Massage Therapy in Winnipeg. She has been practicing massage therapy since 2009. Her massage styles range from therapeutic treatment to stress reduction relaxation massage. She has additional training in temporal mandibular joint dysfunction (TMJD). She believes in the importance of self care and looks forward to helping you on your journey to achieving health and wellness.

krista Funk rmt

With a background in music and mediation, Krista ventured into the massage profession and discovered a wonderful symbiotic relationship between these three life passions. Krista is a graduate of the Massage Therapy College of Manitoba and has training in: advanced massage techniques, myofascial release, trigger point therapy, deep tissue massage, hydrotherapy, orthopedic assessment and sports injury rehabilitation. She is particularly interested in myofascial and structural work as well as pursuing further training in treatment for respiratory issues with singers, public speakers, athletes and other clientele.

carleen Macloskie rMT

Carleen graduated from Wellington College of Remedial Massage Therapy in 2013 with distinctions. Her goal is to help people relieve pain and live healthier lives through the use of massage therapy.  She has additional training for treating ribs as well as the jaw (Temporal Mandibular Joint or TMJ) to help those who clench or grind their teeth, suffer from neck pain or headaches. Book a massage with Carleen if you want reduced muscle and joint pain, improved movement and circulation, while relaxing and relieving stress.

Heidi Penner RMT

Heidi Penner graduated from Robertson College in June 2017 and enjoys fulfilling her passion of helping people manage their pain through massage therapy. Her main interests are providing client’s with deep tissue massage, as well as trigger point therapy. She is certified in RAPID Neuro Fascial Reset for the upper body and will be taking the lower body course in the very near future. She also enjoys working with children.

krystofer penner rmt

Krystofer is a graduate of Evolve College of Massage Therapy. Krystofer is interested in deep tissue massage, myofascial release techniques, and structural therapy. An avid cyclist, Krystofer knows what it’s like to deal with postural issues and injuries. As a result Krystofer takes a keen interest in helping clients not only feel better, but teaching them to facilitate their own healing.

Erin Peterson RMT

Erin is a graduate of Wellington College of Massage Therapy in Winnipeg. Erin enjoys working with women who are pregnant and has further experience providing pre- and post-natal care.  She likes to educate her clients, helping them to be active participants in their own healing process. She also enjoys working with children and athletes.

lyris short-goetzke rmt

Lyris believes that a therapist must listen with her ears and her hands in order to give effective treatments. She also believes that therapeutic massage includes relaxation so that the body can accept changes, and relaxation massage is therapeutic in today’s busy lifestyles. Clients say that Lyris has a knack for finding the right spots with her intuitive approach. Lyris began practicing Massage Therapy in 2007 when she graduated from the Massage Therapy College of Manitoba.  She currently specializes in relaxation massage, Lymph Drainage Therapy, and pregnancy massage.  In addition to practicing massage therapy, Lyris is an active parent with two young children.

Lyris practices out of both Portage and Corydon locations.

Sarah Storey RMT

Sarah is a proud and grateful graduate of the Massage Therapy College of Manitoba (now known as Evolve College of Massage Therapy). She has been practicing massage therapy since 2013.

Sarah prioritizes deep relaxation into her therapeutic and remedial massage treatments. She believes that a more conscious awareness is the key to understanding exactly what your body is trying to tell you.

Sarah’s special interests include neck pain, frozen shoulder, and sciatic nerve pain. She is additionally certified to practice myofascial cupping, craniosacral therapy, dermo-neuro energy healing, and guided meditation.

Corydon Location

Holly Behringer RMT

Holly is a graduate of Evolve College of Massage Therapy (formerly the Massage Therapy College of Manitoba). She believes that it is important to treat the person as a whole, and that the calm, supportive, and safe treatment environment of her treatment room is conducive to better health outcomes for both mind and body. She looks forward to building trusting relationships with her clients, inviting them to be active participants in their own health and well-being.

Joanna Dyck RMT, CLT

Joanna is a graduate of Wellington College of Massage Therapy in Winnipeg. She has been practicing since July 2011. Joanna is a Certified Lymphedema Therapist (CLT) who specializes in Complex Decongestive Therapy and Lymphatic Drainage Therapy. She also practices CranioSacral therapy and Remedial Massage Therapy. She enjoys working with pre- and post- surgical clients, as well as any type of other lymphatic system dysfunctions including but not limited to unexplained swellings, digestive issues, low immunity, and clients at risk of developing lymphoedema.

Jen Funk RMT

Jen graduated from Wellington College in 2008, and brings her years of experience and compassion to her practice at the Wolseley Wellness Centre.   Jen specializes in deep tissue massage, working always to get to the root of any issue, and loves to see improvements in your overall health and well being.  

Peter Isaak rMT

Peter is a graduate of Evolve College of Massage Therapy. Before becoming a massage therapist he graduated with a degree in social science and travelled the globe working, learning, growing, and making connections. Building on this foundation, he pursues person-centered therapeutic change. Peter is educated in, and continues to explore, the Myofascial systems. He fills his spare time biking, road tripping, and spending time outdoors.

Lisa van Osch RMT

Lisa is a graduate of Evolve College of Massage Therapy. She believes in client-centered treatment plans to achieve the specific health care goals of her clients. Lisa is interested in myofascial release techniques, scar tissue release, trigger point release, structural therapy techniques, TMJ treatments, pre- and post-natal massage, and myofascial cupping techniques. Lisa’s clinic room is a safe, encouraging, and inclusive space for clients to heighten their body awareness and learn about anatomy and movement!