1500 Hornby Street
Ashley Harder RMT Vancouver
As a graduate of Utopia Academy, it was instilled firstname.lastname@example.org
in us as students to bring the body together as a
whole no matter how speciﬁc the treatment.
Every body is different, so creating treatments
that are speciﬁcally catered to each individual is
As the road to wellness can be complex,
I believe that client education is very important.
Feeling great during the is the ﬁrst step, but
remedial exercises and changes to daily living
greatly assists each individual in feeling better
on an ongoing basis.
We live in a fast paced, high stress
environment. This stress absolutely is a burden
on us, when we forget to be aware of our bodies,
we seldom notice when our bodies are telling us
to slow down! Minor aches and pains can quickly
turn into more serious problems, and one of my
passions is to teach my patients to listen to their
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ashley & Holli RMT
Beneﬁts of Massage Therapy
Massage therapy as rehabilitation -
Massage therapy is a vital part of any Holli graduated from the Canadian College
rehabilitation program. When an injury or of Massage and Hydrotherapy in 1996.
muscle imbalance (which could lead to Holli is a Registered Massage Therapist and
injury) is severe enough, often stretching is certiﬁed in Infant Massage Therapy,
alone will not release the tension and bring Infant Massage Therapy Instructor,
the body back into proper alignment. Cranialsacral levels one and two, Theta
Registered massage therapy incorporates Healing level one and two, Thai Yoga
many techniques to help bring the body Massage level one and two, Reﬂexology,
back into balance. Massage therapy is a and has completed year one of a ﬁve year
three-year program and covers the area of program in Osteopathy at the Canadian
injury prevention, rehabilitation, anxiety college of Osteopathy. Osteopathy
disorders, chronic stress, disease and many incorporates principles of chiropractic,
more. physiotherapy, massage therapy, active
Thai Yoga Massage release therapy, myofascial release, cranial
Preventative massage therapy - Massage sacral and assess the body as a whole to
Thai Yoga Massage is similar to your
therapy increases blood ﬂow bringing treat the cause, not just the symptom.
personal trainer stretching you on a mat on
nutrients and oxygen to every cell in the
the ﬂoor. You will be in your “stretchy Holli has also attended many courses,
body, aids in the elimination of cell bi-
clothes”. The treatment moves the body including a one day course on Zen
products (toxins), temporarily increases
through range of motions that aid the Meditation, two ten day vipassana
metabolism, helps to regulate hormones
joints of the body through their proper meditation retreats, and a two day Harvard
and the endocrine system, helps the body
range of motion, which most joints do not seminar regarding the fascia of the body.
to release serotonin (the bodies feel good
do naturally after much wear and tear. This Previously Holli had worked with her
hormone), decrease cortisol, (a stress
rhythmically relaxing treatment also Osteopathic, step father at his
hormone that ages you), eliminates scar
incorporates sen pressure points from head physiotherapy clinics for 10 years.
tissue before it has a chance to create an
to toe, leaving you feeling mentally and
imbalance injury, and corrects body In 2009/10 Holli plans on completing her
alignment to decrease tension areas. level one yoga instructor certiﬁcation and
attend her second year of Osteopathy.