Kirsty is a graduate of the 3000-hour RMT program at Utopia Academy in Vancouver. Kirsty’s rigorous training, combined with her belief in regular massage therapy as an integral part of her own health and wellbeing, has instilled a passionate commitment to assisting her patients’ journey toward whole-body wellness. Kirsty’s approach to massage therapy incorporates deep fascial release, passive and active stretching, and trigger point therapy, while encouraging deep relaxation necessary for the body to heal. She treats the body as a whole and strives for a meaningful mind-body connection for her patients and herself. Kirsty works with patients recovering from, and coping with, chronic and acute injury and illness, as well as adult and adolescent athletes, pregnant mums, and patients seeking to maintain healthy bodies. Kirsty is experienced with patients living with life-long illnesses such as Multiple Sclerosis and Parkinson’s. She also has assisted patients coping with anxiety, depression, and addictions. Kirsty loves spending time with her family and friends, and she supports her two sons’ sports activities and various other interests. An athlete for most of her life, Kirsty has competed in hundreds of road running races, including 5K, 8K, 10K, half marathons, and marathons. In order to maintain her own fitness she regularly enjoys running, cycling, yoga, and going to the gym. Kirsty also goes walking and hiking, kayaking, paddle boarding, and skiing in the winter.