At Center Point Massage Therapy our clients are our first priority. We perform a hands-on therapy focusing on the muscular, nervous and circulatory systems. Our expertise will aid in the recovery from injury and improve your overall health. Massage therapy is used successfully to decrease inflammation, correct muscle imbalances, decrease muscle tension and increase circulation. All of our massage therapists are registered with the College of Massage Therapists of BC and are in good standing with the Massage Therapists’ Association of BC. We accept ICBC, WCB, DVA, MSP, RCMP and private insurance. Call us today at 604-466-1225 to schedule an appointment. Thank you for allowing us to be a part of your good health!
Michelle Wood B.Sc., RMT
Michelle graduated from the University of North Alabama in 1991 with a Bachelor’s degree in Exercise Physiology. She went on to graduate from the West Coast College of Massage Therapy in 1995. Michelle has been practicing Massage Therapy for 19 years (2015) and has owned her own clinic for 15 of those. Michelle has extensive experience treating conditions such as migraines, headaches, low back pain, sciatica, and conditions occurring post trauma. Michelle’s approach includes Swedish massage, Myofascial Release, Trigger Point Therapy, Joint Mobilizations and Deep Tissue. Michelle’s philosophy is “the client comes first”.
Gary Sofko, RMT
Gary Sofko will be celebrating 10 years with Center Point this year (2015) and 17 years as an RMT. He works with all clientele; private, ICBC, WCB, DVA, MSP and RCMP. Gary’s co-workers describe him as hard working, generous, and good natured. His approach to massage uses traditional Swedish techniques, Neuro-Muscular Therapy, ArthroKinetic, and Muscle Energy techniques, just to name a few. Gary’s current interests are food, history, astronomy, and science. He and his wife contribute to the SPCA and are devoted dog enthusiasts. Gary feels “It is an honour to be allowed to help people to better health”.
Sydney Smith, RMT
Sydney graduated from the West Coast College of Massage Therapy’s 3000 hour RMT program. Her passion for dance, yoga and various sports growing up sparked her interest in the human body and lead to her career as a RMT. She loves working with individuals and seeing results whether it be injury resolution, general improvement of performance or improved well-being/state of mind. Assessment and reassessment are methods Sydney uses to measure these results. During treatment she uses techniques such as Swedish, Myofascial Release Techniques, Trigger Point Release, Deep Tissue, Joint Mobilizations and Active and Passive stretching. Sydney looks forward to working with you.
Christina Cribb, RMT
Christina is a recent graduate from the West Coast College of Massage Therapy. She had the privilege to work with a variety of patients with different conditions throughout her clinical practicum, from athletes at UBC to elderly individuals at Kinsmen Lodge. She uses a range of techniques within treatment, such as Swedish, neuromuscular techniques, trigger point release, and myofascial techniques. Christina is looking forward to working with you and helping you to feel your best for your day-to-day life.
Jeremy Jakobsze, RMT
Jeremy graduated from WCCMT'S 3000 hour Registered Massage Therapy program in 2010. Jeremy believes in assessment before and after treatment. This is accompanied with frequent re-assessment during treatment as well. He believes that the therapist’s reason for treating an area of the body should be supported by a measurable outcome. Whether its increases to range of motion, decreased pain, or changes to nervous/vascular system. He has worked at VGH in the Burns/Plastic/Trauma unit, UBC provincial swim meets, first aid at the Ringette National championships in Burnaby, post season treatment of NHL/CFL players, treatment for Coquitlam Express Hockey 2013/14 season, and New Westminster's Hyacks High school Football Team. He has also provided free massage at many of Vancouver's adventure races, golf tournaments, and marathons. Jeremy's passion in life is rugby. He is currently playing and has worked with the men’s international team. Jeremy currently accepts and direct bills for MSP, WCB, and ICBC.
To book Jeremy online visit jjrmt.ca
Christina graduated in January 2018 from Okanagan Valley College of Massage Therapy in Vernon BC. Christina believes in client centered care. She believes assessments allow for individualized treatments utilizing a variety of techniques to attain results including: Myofascial Release, Neuromuscular Therapy, Swedish massage, and Active Release. Her aim is to involve you in your journey back to health with a focus on postural
awareness. Each part of our bodies has a job; Christina's goal is to help facilitate clients in reconnecting their body mind awareness and regaining
strength deficiencies, allowing pain free activities for daily living and an improved quality of life. Christina is excited to work with you to improve and maintain whole body wellness.