Kathy graduated from the West Coast College of Massage Therapy in Victoria, B.C. She brings a broad range of knowledge and interests to her practice. Her interest in health, human anatomy and physiology started with a Diploma in Recreation Leadership, Personal Training and the birth of her children. Kathy was a competitive swimmer in her youth and over the years has been engaged in a variety of pursuits such as gardening, hockey, triathlons and running.
Kathy believes that Massage therapy is a natural therapy that helps maintain your health and is an effective approach to pain management and rehabilitation from injury. Helping people stay active and pain free is what she tries to accomplish within her treatments. She encourages a proactive approach with stretching and strengthening exercises to help improve daily activities. She is excited to be working at SOMA as a part of a team of professionals that promotes health, supports people in pain management and encourages a well-balanced lifestyle to all clients.
Some areas of Massage Therapy that interest Kathy are rehabilitation massage, women’s health, pre/post natal, infant and sports massage. Kathy is a member of the Canadian Sports Massage Association and is working towards certification as a Level 3 Sports Massage Therapist. She is also a certified Doula and has done continuing education in Pre/Postnatal massage and infant massage. In here spare time Kathy is an instructor at the student clilnic at the West Coast College of Massage in Victoria. She can be found exploring the beaches with her family and trying to fit one more plant into her garden.