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Our Team

We proudly offer a team of professionals who are passionate about delivering exceptional and integrated treatments.

Sarah Gandey

Owner

Doctor of Acupuncture,

Obstetrical Acupuncture Associate

Sarah earned her Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) and Acupuncture diploma in 2012. She holds a Physical & Occupational Therapy Assistant Diploma (2009). She further trained at the Beijing Hospital of Traditional Chinese Medicine.  She has worked at an elite level with several sports players of all ages. She specializes in fertility, women’s health, and sports medicine, and works with families, young couples, healthcare workers, personal service workers, and trades workers.

sarah@bodytx.ca


Videos by Sarah

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3 Top Areas Acupuncture Can Improve Health

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Raylene Loyie

Doctor of Acupuncture,

Raylene graduated from Grant MacEwan with a degree in Acupuncture. As a practitioner of Acupuncture, she has a unique way of looking at how the body stores pain on the physical, emotional, and mental levels. With the ability to connect and understand her patients unique healing journey, she strives to ensure her patients have a calm and relaxing experience while in her care. 

She has a strong interest and focus on how emotion and stress affect the body.

 

Acupuncture:

Registered Massage Therapist

Shiatsu Therapist

Craniosacral Therapy

Tara Luchynski

Registered Massage Therapist

Tara enjoys working with her clients to build them a new quality of life and achieve their goals! She has been practicing Massage Therapy for 5 years and it is still the high point of her day.

Tara specializes in therapeutic massage, hot stone, and pre-natal massage.

Krista recently earned her Massage Therapy diploma from MH Vicars in Edmonton. She enjoys treating all clients and is enhanced her skills with Myofascial Cupping and Shiatsu training. She specializes in myofascial and relaxation work. She firmly believes in the mind/body connection and how it can greatly impact one's daily life. She enjoys being physically active through yoga and training for obstacle races.

Michelle Hayward

Registered Massage Therapist

Jenna has recently graduated from the Massage Therapy Program at Makami College. Jenna went into Massage Therapy to gain an understanding of how to help heal people in a natural way and is now excited to put the knowledge to use. 

Jenna spends her spare time keeping active through hikes, climbing, workouts, and bowling competitively. 

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Chelsea Schierman

Registered Massage Therapist

Chelsea has received a 3000 hours Registered Massage Therapist certification from Makami College. She is passionate about helping take away and managing her clients pain. She specializes in Deep Tissue, Trigger Point, Therapeutic, Cupping, Prenatal and Sports massage. When she’s not at work she’s keeping active playing one of her many sports such as dodgeball, slo pitch or soccer. 

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Ricardo Zapata Gonzalez

Registered Massage Therapist

Megan Axford

Registered Massage Therapist
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Deven Reynolds

Registered Massage Therapist

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Emerald Rathgeber

Registered Massage Therapist

Jenna Lamoureux

Registered Massage Therapist

Krista Oancia-Quinlan

Deven graduated from Makami's 3000 hour massage program in 2018 and has become a trusted and skilled practitioner in the field. A compassionate and knowledgeable professional, Deven has honed his expertise in a unique blend that ensures that each client receives a tailored and effective treatment. Deven's best treatment is a harmonious fusion of sports therapy techniques, which aid in muscle recovery and performance enhancement, deep tissue work to alleviate tension and chronic discomfort, and the soothing elements of relaxation massage to create a holistic sense of well-being.

Ricardo earned his massage therapy diploma from Makami College in Edmonton with 3000 hours of training. He is a member of (CRMTA) Certified Registered Massage Therapist Association.

He is a committed and enthusiastic Massage Therapist that specializes in: Relaxation, Deep tissue, Hot stone and Cupping massage.

As a former truck driver he experienced muscle pain and discomfort throughout his career, therefore he understands the value of providing the best possible massage treatment for his clients.

Ricardo speaks English and Spanish, and he enjoys working out in his free time.

In her down time Megan loves to cook, ice skate, swim, camp, and yoga.

Michelle earned her Massage Therapy diploma from Alberta College of Massage Therapy in Edmonton with more than 2200 hours of training. She specializes in Relaxation, Therapeutic, Trigger Point, and Deep Tissue when needed. Michelle is excited and looks forward to learning new modalities and techniques. She is passionate about helping others to relieve their pain. She will leave you feeling relaxed and better than when you first came in. 

 

Massage Therapy:

Megan has always had a passion for helping others and caring for animals; a natural born caretaker.

While working her office job, Megan began to have back pain and went to see a Massage Therapist. After a few treatments she was feeling much better and decided to pursue a career as an RMT herself. Megan is interested in taking more specific training once she graduates.

Her favourite thing about being a Massage Therapist is how she can ease muscle tension, while leaving her clients relaxed at the same time. Her approach to therapy is to incorporate relaxation techniques as well as deep tissue where needed.

In her down time Megan loves to cook, ice skate, swim, camp, and yoga.

Emerald graduated from Vernon’s Okanagan Valley College of Massage Therapy (OVCMT) after completing a 3000hr training program in 2014. As a Registered Massage Therapist for CMTBC, Emerald is passionate when it comes to treating her client’s pain and evolving her techniques to help people achieve a greater state of health from when they arrived. She enjoys doing deep tissue work with a 360-degree approach, addressing postural habits, while also providing a quiet space to relax and unwind from the stress of life. After recently moving from BC, she is now a member of the Message Therapy Association (MTA) of Alberta. In her spare time, Emerald is busy raising her 2 young children, exploring nature, and learning how to apply a natural holistic approach to healthy living. 

Our Support Staff

 We are proud to have outstanding support staff who help administer the operations of our clinic. 

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Jessica Hoof

Amberlynn Nott

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Jordan Spreadbury

 

Sherry Westrand

Location                                                       Contact Us                            Hours

Unit 105, 8741 - 84 Street                                587-285-441                          Monday: 9 am - 8:30 pm

Fort Saskatchewan, AB T8L 3M0                        info@bodytx.ca                       Tuesday - Thursday: 8 am - 8:30 pm

                                                                                                             Friday: 9 am - 8:30 pm

                                                                                                Saturday: 9 am - 3 pm

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