Serena is a Manual Osteopath Therapist and Registered Massage Therapist. She has been providing her knowledge and practice of soft tissue manipulation, visceral manipulation, joint mobilization and Osteopathy treatments to many of her clients. Her goal is to enhance the quality of life for her clients. Lifelong learning is her belief, she is now offering Craniosacral Therapy service. She is obsessed making a difference for the people who have been suffering from any type of pain. Her vision is to help people in all walks of life to achieve their full potential in health and well-being. Serena continues to educate herself in the health field to add value to her practice and to keep finding ways to treat people in pain.
Raje, is an RMT who discovered the beneficial effects of massage in her early twenties while immersed in the meditative and spiritual practices of India. On her return to North America she attended California's Institute for Psycho-Structural Balancing. In California she continued her practice as a massage therapist specializing in Reflexology. In 2013 she graduated as a Registered Massage Therapist from Kikkawa College and remained in Toronto to master and teach her healing techniques. Raje brings to Body Essence her expertise in Swedish Relaxation Massage, Lymphatic Drainage, Deep Tissue, Neurological Relief, Pre and Post Natal Massage as well as Ear, Hand and Foot Reflexology.
CK is an RMT and a member with The Massage Therapy Association. CK was born in Thailand and moved to Canada 9 years ago. His passion for massage therapy grew from when he was a child under his grandmother’s influences who really enjoyed his massage at a young age.
CK’s technique uses heavy strength and is perfect for athletes.
Michelle Leavitt-Djonlic is a Registered Massage Therapist (RMT), a Certified Healing Touch Practitioner (CHTP), Healing Beyond Borders in Colorado, USA, a Certified Reflexologist (CR) The Academy of Reflexology and Massage in Sherwood Park, AB.
Michelle integrates Healing Touch and energy work into her massage and reflexology practice. She volunteers Healing Touch to patients at the Glenrose Rehabilitation Hospital. Michelle is recognized, both nationally and internationally, as a professional watercolourist and holds a BFA and Assoc. in Design from the NSCAD University in Halifax, NS. With interests in art therapy and psychotherapy, she has attended open study courses at St. Stephen’s College in Edmonton, and is currently an online student through Thompson Rivers University, in BC.
Jessie started her massage therapy career in China 6 years ago. She has incorporated her practice with her new techniques learned while living in Saskatchewan. Since her move to Edmonton, she has gained extensive experience and is able to understand a client’s needs. She is extremely good with trigger points release as well as acupressure. She loves doing deep tissue work and deep pressure work. Jessie is on point when you want a knock out massage.
Sarah Xue graduated from Makami in June 2015 with honours. Her passion is figuring out why the body is in pain and educating clients about how their body works and why our everyday lives lead to body aches and pains. Healing takes time and patience for both therapist and client and Sarah uses a variety of techniques to help the muscles relax and heal. She uses client feedback and muscle response to gauge pressure and applies her training in cupping, hot stone, pre-natal, deep tissue, Chinese Tui Na, Thai style stretches, advance lymphatic drainage and Swedish relaxation massage techniques. From serious muscle injuries to stress related pain, Sarah feels that massage makes a difference in both body and mental health.