Team

Our interdisciplinary team works collaboratively with patients and families to promote whole health.

We offer team consultations to ensure that your care is coordinated.

Our care includes wellness promotion, injury prevention, & rehabilitation.

We integrate a whole person approach to physical, emotional, mental and spiritual well-being.


Front Desk

Heide, Kris and Terry

Our front desk team has years of experience in various innovative workplaces and health care settings. They bring their combined creativity, compassion and organizational skills in their role to care for our patients and families. 

 


Chiropractic

Dr Bradley Kennedy, DC (Life Chiropractic College West, USA, 2002)

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Bradley has training in NUCCA, Applied Kinesiology, lomilomi (Kumu Francine Dudoit) and massage therapy (Mount Royal University, 1993). He believes in promoting health for all ages and abilities. Bradley has years of experience in triathlon, including 3 Ironman competitions. He stays healthy by cooking, running, cycling, and spending time in the mountains with his family.

 

Dr Ken Abreu, DC (Palmer College of Chiropractic, 2010)

Ken specializes in NUCCA technique with additional expertise with a kinesiology degree and radiology technology experience. Ken leads an active life with his young family. He stays healthy hiking, golfing, snowboarding, and playing hockey.


Physiotherapy

Joyce Clark, PT, BScPT, MCPA, PgCpain, CCTT, Certified Cervical & Temporomandibular Therapist by the Physical Therapy Board of Craniofacial and Cervical Therapeutics (University of Alberta, 1983)

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Joyce has training in biomechanics, gait analysis, cranial-sacral therapy, pain management, visceral manipulation, TMJ, and meditation & breathing techniques (see below- Integrative Health Approaches). She has international experience teaching biomechanics, burn, wound and amputee care with physiotherapy students in Bhutan. Joyce stays healthy by hiking, traveling, skiing, and meditating with her family.

 

Mara Boaru, PT, BScPT (University of Medicine and Pharmacy Timisoara,
Romania, 2008)Mara photo one Dec 7, 2015
Mara is a physiotherapist with a background in massage therapy, who uses a combination of hands-on techniques to best suit her patient’s needs. Her main interests are in TMJ (jaw) and neck areas and functional movement. Mara is continually taking courses to improve her understanding of the human body and expanding her technique repertoire. Biking is Mara’s main passion, along with hiking, yoga and swimming, and she tries to get out in nature to recharge as often as possible. She places great importance of care on the body and mind, and is interested in working with people who want to achieve ultimate well-being.


Massage

Angie Hill, RMT (Foothills College of Massage Therapy, 2004)

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Angie has massage training in prenatal, cranial-sacral, hot stone, and raindrop therapy; she integrates training in visceral manipulation, TMJ, reflexology, myofascial release, and lomilomi (Kumu Francine Dudoit).  Angie has become certified as a Bowen Therapist and continues to learn more about this therapy. Angie keeps healthy by painting, camping, and hiking with her family.

 

Shawna Ryan, RMT (MaKami College, 2015. Bowen Therapy Academy of Australia, 2007)


Shawna is a Registered Massage Therapist and Certified Bowen Therapist, using gentle yet powerful soft tissue mobilization to promote healing. She is a member of the The Bowenwork Canada Registry and Natural Health Practitioners of Canada , and has specialized training including mother-baby, mind-body and advanced specialized techniques, and lomilomi (Kumu Francine Dudoit). Shawna stays healthy by running, swimming, cycling, skiing and spending time with her family.

 

Karen Barker, RMT (Northern Insititute of Massage, 1990)

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Karen, a remedial massage therapist, has done post graduate work since 1991 with re-nowned French osteopath, Dr. Jean Pierre Barral.  She is now a teaching assistant for the Barral Institute.  Her knowledge of cranial-sacral, neural, vascular and visceral systems enhances physical and mental equilibrium. What makes her heart sing is cooking, the sunshine, Qi Gong, finding beauty in adversity and strength in quietness. We invite you to visit www.karenbarker.ca and experience her guided meditation series; “The Healing Within”, health blog; “Inspiring Health in the Human Spirit” and other projects.

 

Geoffrey Jemmott, RMT (Mount Royal University, 1996)

Geoffrey has been a Registered Massage Therapist for 20 years and incorporates a wide range of skills to his practice. Along with deep tissue, relaxation and Thai massage, he also blends his studies of Proprioceptive Neuromuscular Facilitation, CranioSacral Therapy and Active Isolated Stretching into his sessions. He has a table specifically designed to meet the needs of pregnant women.  Geoffrey enjoys designing programs which are tailored to the needs of his clients and emphasizes wellness based care.  His goal is to assist others, to use his skills to relieve pain, stress, and to help people help themselves.

 

Ingrid Thaker, RMT (Foothills College of Massage, 2000)

Ingrid has been a Registered Massage Therapist since 2000. Since she began her career as an RMT, she has achieved specialized training in CranioSacral Therapy, Somato Emotional Release, Visceral Manipulation, Pediatric CranioSacral Therapy, Reiki, Integative Transformational Processing and Pranic Healing. Originally from Montreal, she lived for three years in London, England, and now has been helping her patients in their healing journey for over a year in Calgary. She finds her work fun and rewarding. When she isn’t working, Ingrid enjoys spending time with her family and challenging hikes like the West Coast Trail.


Integrative Health Services

Our team has expertise in various integrative health approaches including the following:

Meditation

Joyce Clark

As a physiotherapist, Joyce recognizes the benefits of integrating meditation to create and sustain an overall healthy way of being. She integrates meditation to her everyday life at home with family, and has enjoyed attending many meditation retreats with her husband and 3 sons. For more than 20 years, Joyce has regularly completed international training in various meditation techniques, including mindfulness.


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