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Andi Shannon, RMT

Born and raised in the Alberni Valley, Andi was thrilled to return in 2008 to start practicing as a registered massage therapist. She left the Valley after graduation to pursue her athletic and academic goals in Vancouver, Victoria and overseas.

Christine Deyoung, RMT

Christine knew from high school that she wanted to study to be a registered massage therapsist. In December of 2012 she completed the intensive 3000 hour program and moved back to Port Alberni to start her career.

Kate Mancell, RMT

After completing the 3000 hour RMT program at the West Coast College of Massage Therapy in 2008, Kate joined Madrona Massage Therapy and Acupuncture in Sidney, BC.  For six years she worked closely with patients to treat and educate them on a variety of conditions.

Laura McMillan

Laura McMillan moved to the Alberni Valley in 2016 to join the Alberni Natural Health Group.

Laura holds a Bachelors Degree from UBC in Human Kinetics-Exercise Science.  After working for several years as a Kinesiologist Laura went back to school to complete her Registered Massage Therapist designation at the Canadian College of Massage and Hydrotherapy-Halifax Campus.

Emma Armstrong

Emma became a Registered Massage Therapist due to her never-ending interest in human anatomy and physiology. She is passionate about the holistic well being of others and herself.

Born and raised on Vancouver Island, Emma has always been keen to be outside, you’ll find her walking in the woods, following a new trail on her dirt bike or hanging out at the beach. On her down time Emma thoroughly enjoys continuing education related to massage therapy and holistic health wellness.

Devon Sockett

Hailing from Ontario, Devon was drawn to the endless adventure that Vancouver Island provides. She has had the pleasure of calling the BC home for 10 years, and is still finding new trails to explore. 

An active lifestyle, combined with old sports and repetitive strain injuries lead to her interest in rehabilitation and manual therapy. She believes that we all deserve to enjoy life within the body, and it is her intention and passion to help you move towards your wellness goals – whether that is addressing pain or prevention.