Our Registered Massage Therapists
Tsion Tsega, Registered Massage Therapist
Tsion grew up in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia and loves her life in Canada. She loves to help her clients fell better with all kinds of different therapies. Your massage with Tsion will be tailored to your problematic areas and she wants all her clients to feel pain relief and have great mobility. She loves to travel with her family and enjoys life in Western Canada.
Cherryl Balceda, Registered Massage Therapist
Cherryl was born in the Philippines, a country that she is so proud of! She worked in Japan for 3 years and loved living with different cultures and languages. Cherryl enjoys working with people and is driven to offer clients the most effective and safest care possible and wants each client to feel comfortable and at ease. Cherryl can treat clients with a wide variety of conditions such as Musculoskeletal Injury, Condition of Peripheral Nervous System, Postural Dysfunction by using variety of techniques such as Swedish and Non Swedish Massage, Deep Tissue, Trigger Point released, Relaxation, Hydrotherapy and Stretching.
Greg Anderson, Registered Massage Therapist
Greg Anderson is a highly skilled professional. He began his schooling with Mount Royal University and finished the last of his schooling with DR Peter Turner, at the turner institute. Greg has been a therapist for 7 years as of this April and enjoys continuously learning. He has five advanced orthopedic certifications as of right now to best serve the needs of his clients. These certifications are advanced OM for the anterior neck, posterior neck, pectoral girdle and two for the si joints and lumbar spine. His main goal of every massage is to make sure the client gets exactly what they want, be it a relaxing massage when you have had a stressful day, or a therapeutic massage when you can't seem to move one of your body parts properly. Greg specializes in Motor vehicle rehabilitation, which in short means that if you, or anyone you know has been in an accident and suffered whiplash as a result, Greg is the therapist for you. He is bright, enthusiastic and has dedication to his clients. So if you have an MVA, frozen shoulder, plantar fasciatis or have just had enough stress for one day. Greg Anderson will take care of you.
Eliana Sanchez, Registered Massage Therapist
Eliana was born in Lima, Peru. She was a kindergarten teacher for more than 18 years and has developed the capacity to understand what clients need and what is best for them. Eliana was the first student to her practicum at Massage Addict Sunridge! Once she completed her 2200 hours, she was hired on immediately. Eliana is always looking to implement new techniques to her repertoire to provide a higher level of relaxation. She specializes in hot stone, cupping, deep tissue and stretching techniques.
Baily Deschene, Registered Massage Therapist
Bailey has been receiving therapeutic massage since she was young which helped her choose her career as an RMT. While attending college, she found the passion to compete in the sport Strongman. Bailey now competes internationally full time, being ranked top 10 in the world. Bailey is great at finding the right pressure with every client. She enjoys specific Bailey is great at finding the right pressure with every client. She enjoys specific deep tissue work that can help decrease your pain, Sports Massage, a terrific full body relaxation massage to help decrease every day life stress, and myofascial cupping that is a great alternate for deep tissue massage if you cannot handle hard pressure and can be added to any treatment. Cupping is also helpful with cellulite, wrinkles and arthritis.
Sangeeta Gupta, Registered Massage Therapist
Sangeeta completed her Bachelors in Ayurvedic Medicines and Surgery in India.She practiced as a physician for many years using herbal medicines, panchkarma therapies, yoga, meditation and Ayurvedic life style. When she arrived in Canada she decided to study massage therapy and to use the same holistic approach in my treatments. Sangeeta practices various modalities like cupping and hot stone and her skills include Swedish relaxation massage, therapeutic massage, myofascial release and prenatal massage.
Continuing her education, Sangeeta has successfully completed the certification of kinetic massage for neck, shoulder and hip joints that incorporates joint movements along with various massage strokes. This helps to attain better range of motion and to reduce muscle tension. Your treatment sessions would be planned according to your needs.
Ian Morales, Registered Massage Therapist
Ian was a former banker and a restaurant manager that was born and raised in the Philippines. In pursue of greener pastures and better future for his family, they moved to Canada and arrived as landed immigrants in 2013. Having to start from scratch, Ian utilized his skills in cooking and his vast experience in customer service to work on various jobs until deciding to pursue a different career. He chose to be a massage therapist because it enables him to help other people and still have time to take care of his family. A self confessed "massage addict" himself, Ian went to ABM College and completed 2355-hours of the massage therapy program and was immediately hired as the student clinic supervisor after his graduation.
Ian uses wide range of techniques to loosen muscles and connective tissues to help decrease pain, address dysfunctions and reduce tension. He always incorporate stretching in his massage sessions. He specializes in deep tissue massage, myofascial release and stretching but also likes to do relaxation and sports massage. He structures his treatment base on what the client wants and needs. He is continually trying to learn other modalities like cupping and hot stone among others in order to help him in his practice.
He speaks Tagalog, Bisaya (southern Filipino dialect) and English. On his spare time, he loves to cook and listen to music. He keeps himself fit by going to the gym as much as he can to work out.
Rainy Paynter, Registered Massage Therapist
Rainy was born in Southern Alberta and has been a therapist for 8 years. She specializes in Deep Tissue, Prenatal massage and Hot stones, preferably in silence. She is profoundly deaf, but her hands are so gifted that you really don’t care if her ears work or not!
When she is not working, you will most likely find her at home doing her crocheting or sewing. And she dreams of travelling to exotic places sometimesin the near future.
Alberta Maxwell, Registered Massage Therapist
Alberta Maxwell is a born and raised Calgarian. She was named after the province because of her birthday (September 1st). Her skills are lymphatic drainage, pre-natal, therapeutic, swedish and has been certified for dynamic cupping, hot stones and canine massage. She wanted to become a massage therapist to help and teach people how to have a healthy lifestyle and enjoy every second of life. She will address your massage according to your needs.
On her off time she loves to enjoy it with her animals, a gecko, a cat, a rabbit, a dog, and two horses. Any chance she gets, she’ll be outdoors, camping along the stream.
Elizabeth Misker, Registered Massage Therapist
Elizabeth was born in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. After she came to Calgary she worked as unit clerk under Calgary health region, seeing patients suffer from stress in day to day life made her think to become a massage therapist so she went to CDI college & graduated as advanced clinical massage therapy, so that she can help people relieve stress, tension & pain. Elizbeth loves her profession & is satisfied when her clients leave feeling much better than they did when they first came. Elizabeth is great at finding the right pressure with every client. She is skilled in full body relaxation Swedish massage, deep tissue, and myofascial release.
On her off time, she loves to spend time with family & friends, and going to the gym whenever possible to keep herself healthy. Swimming & listening instrumental music are her favorite things to do.
Natasha Matheson, Registered Massage Therapist
Natasha spent 6 years backpacking across Canada, and through her experiences found her passion for massage. She is skilled in therapeutic/deep tissue, Swedish, and relaxation massage, along with myofascial release and trigger point therapy. She is excited to be starting her career with Massage Addict and to grow her practice.
Virginia Ubaldo, Registered Massage Therapist
Virginia was born and raised in the Philippines.She is from a farming family in Northern Luzon. Virginia has faced many challenges in her life especially working in a foreign country like Malaysia and Hong Kong as a nanny or domestic helper. She has adjust herself about the differences of each traditions , awareness and understanding of a person’s culture. Her passion is helping others and is dedicated to reducing pain , stress or simply providing relaxation treatment. She is very strong and Virginia's treatments always in include a beautiful face massage, head and feet!
Jeff Dejos, Registered Massage Therapist
Jeff was born in the Philippines but has immigrated to Calgary as a young child back in 2005. Living in Canada for more than half of his life, he has already integrated the different cultures within his personal lifestyle. He studied double major in Biological Science and Music in University of Calgary. After 2 years, Jeff felt the need for a different path and decided to try something else. Thus, he attended and fully completed the 2355-hours Massage Therapy program in ABM College.
Throughout his practice as a therapist, Jeff uses a variety of techniques to achieve the desired outcomes from each treatments. Other than relaxation and sports massage, he specializes mostly in Trigger Point therapy, static compression and deep tissue massage. He also incorporates Orthopedic stretches and exercises within his treatments to cater the physical needs of the client's body. On top of his current skills and knowledge, he continues to learn various techniques and modalities such as dynamic cupping to enhance the quality of his service.
He speaks Tagalog, Bisaya and English. Outside of work, he enjoys being creative through his passion for music. He also spends most of his time
serving in church and in SFC.
Jessica Koshman, Registered Massage Therapist
Jessica has always had a passion for alternative medicine and has been in the holistic nutritional industry since 2013. Her passion for holistic health is what lead her to her journey as a RMT. Jessica specializes in Relaxtion, Deep Tissue massage and Myofascial Release with all treatments personalized to each clients needs. On Jessica’s spare time she very much enjoys exploring new varieties of holistic therapies and modalities, adventuring outdoors and spending time with her family and friends.
Bennedict Michael Bautista, Registered Massage Therapist
Born in the Philippines Bennedict came to Canada a few years ago. Graduated from a 3000 hr program of Massage Therapy. Enjoys working with people while providing the most efficient techniques to a promote pain free massage experience. Bennedict Modifies every treatment that will provide the best results. Specializes in Deep tissue, relaxation, therapeutic, hot stone ,cupping and incorporates stretching on every treatment.
Christiana Paetsch, Registered Massage Therapist
Christiana was born in Regina, Saskatchewan and came to Calgary almost 10 years ago. . Her skills are deep tissue, relaxation and therapeutic massage. Christiana wants to learn Thai massage, Canine massage and Rapid Neurofascial Reset for continuing education.
When she has free time she loves to spend time with her Corgi, Winston and her family. Also, she likes to listen to music and watch movies.