Registered Massage Therapy


 

Kelly Baxter, RMT

Clinic Owner

 

Mon & Wed:  8am-4pm

Tues-Thurs:  7am-12pm

 

Kelly graduated from WCCMT in 2000 after studying kinesiology, biology and physics at SFU.  She has been practicing at Queen’s Park Therapy for 23 rewarding years, while teaching at WCCMT and raising her 18 year-old twins. 

 

Kelly has taken post graduate courses in Kinesio Taping, Advanced Sports Massage and has a keen interest in sports rehabilitation and maintenance.  She has worked with a variety of professional and amateur soccer, hockey and lacrosse players at the provincial, national and collegiate levels.  Kelly loves to be outdoors running, hiking, kayaking and canoeing.  Kelly works ambitiously with a variety of other patient injuries including MVA issues and pre-natal/post-natal conditions. 


 

Deborah Lebel, RMT

 

Mon, Tues & Thurs:  8am-6pm

 

Deb has been a practicing RMT since 1997 after graduating from the West Coast College of Massage Therapy. She has worked at Queen's Park Massage since 2005.  Deb's treatments are tailored to meet the specific needs of each patient and she develops treatment plans to help each patient establish healthy functional lifestyles free from pain.

 

Outside of her work Deb enjoys biking, hiking, gardening and spending time with her family.

 


 

Maguin Fernandez, RMT 

 

Tues & Sun: 8am-7pm

Saturday:  8am - 2pm

 

Maguin (pronounced Mageen) Fernandez was born in Costa Rica and graduated in 2000 from D’Arcy Lane Institute of Massage Therapy in London, Ontario. She has also taken courses at the West Coast College of Massage Therapy to upgrade to BC standards of 3000 hours.

 

Maguin has further certification in Aromatherapy, Reiki (Teacher/Practitioner) and Hot Stone Massage. She is upgrading her education in Lymphatic drainage and Craniosacral therapy.  She is an avid learner of different holistic therapies and is interested in furthering her education in Ayurveda. Maguin also has interest in hair cutting, hair health and care.

 

She has extensive experience in treating many health related conditions, providing treatment for Veterans, Motor Vehicle Accidents, sports injuries, chronic pain, adapting Swedish massage for relaxation or trigger point therapy, and myofascia release for deeper tissue.  “Massage is for everyone. I focus on promoting health and well-being and I believe massage therapy is an effective and essential part of preventative and continuing health care. Massage is a truly wonderful healing art. It not only benefits the body, but the mind and spirit as well.”

 


 

Zoe Patsch, RMT

 

Mon, Wed, Fri:  9am-6pm

Sundays:  2pm-8pm

 

 Zoe graduated from OVCMT in Vernon and has been working as an RMT for the last 1 years.  Zoe uses a number of different modalities to treat patients, including swedish massage, fascial work, trigger point therapy and neuro muscular therapy.

 

 Zoe also encourages her patients to regularly incorporate exercise and stretching into their lives.  When not working at QPMT, she can be found running, doing yoga or raising her 12 and 8 year old boys.

 


 

Rachel Couture, RMT

 

Wed, Thurs & Fri:  8:00am - 1:30pm

 

Rachel has worked in Pharmacy for 15 years, and is excited to begin a career that involves helping people as an RMT.  Rachel believes our bodies have an incredible ability to heal from pain and stress naturally. As a RMT she can help facilitate the healing process and guide you towards optimal health and recovery.
Rachel provides Swedish massage, and depending on your needs her treatments include: Trigger Point release, Myofascial work, neuromuscular attachment release, joint mobilizations, and stretching. 


 

Rosanna Durante, RMT

 

Tues, Fri:  7:30am - 2:00pm

Wednesday:  9:00am - 4:00pm

 

Rosanna Durante, RMT, BScKin, graduated in 2001 from West Coast College of Massage Therapy with a diploma in massage therapy.

 

Rosanna has experience in providing massage therapy to improve the quality of life in  all clients seeking care, for injuries that are sports related, car accidents or medical conditions that are systemic or neurological in nature. 

 

Rosanna has focused her career in providing massage therapy to athletes. She has worked with athletes of all levels from professionals to armatures. Over the recent years Rosanna has focused her continuing education in pediatric care. She has taken courses such as infant massage, pediatric massage,  Myofascial release, TMJ dysfunction, breast care, visceral manipulation and cranial sacral techniques and Kinisotaping 1&2. Rosanna has a very strong foundation in orthopedic injuries and neurological conditions

 

In 2007 Rosanna began teaching at Vancouver College of Massage Therapy. Rosanna taught a variety of courses that deepend and broadened her apprication and knowlege of the human body. Rosanna has taught muscle and bone anatomy, general and spinal orthopedics, central and peripheral neurological treatment, therapeutic exercise, neuromuscular treatment, muscle energy techniques, joint mobilization and myofascial release. After being a senior instructor for many years Rosanna became the Associate Dean and Director of operations in 2012.

 

Rosanna continues to practice massage therapy as she is passionate about working with the diverse clients in New Westminster and she enjoys to continuously learn and to grow in her skills as  a practitioner.


 

Julie Colvin, RMT

 

Fridays:  10:30 - 6:30pm

Sat & Sun:  10:00am - 5:00pm

 

Julie graduated from the West Coast College of Massage Therapy in 1997 and has previously worked in Richmond, her hometown, from 1998 to 2017. 

As an RMT, Julie has worked with all ages and with all different kinds of injuries. Outside of work, Julie is a huge sports fan and a long time Canucks fan.

Julie is a former competitive swimmer and coach who as an RMT worked with numerous athletes including Olympic and Paralympic swimmers for the 2000 Olympic Trials in Montreal.

 


 

Dustin Walsh, RMT

 

Mon, Tues:  12:00pm - 8:00pm

Thurs, Sat:  10:00am - 6:00pm

 

Dustin is a graduate of the West Coast College of Massage therapy and a former member of the Canadian Paralympic track and field team. He has competed in three paralympic games as well as several other international athletics competitions and won a silver medal at the 2015 Toronto ParaPanamerican games in the 400 metres.

 

Dustin relied heavily on massage therapy to achieve success throughout his athletic career and he draws on this experience to incorporate the patient perspective into all of his treatments. He is particularly passionate about helping people achieve athletic goals as well as individuals trying to manage chronic pain conditions, but no matter what brings you into the clinic, Dustin will always strive to meet your therapeutic needs using a treatment approach that is right for you.


 

Meagan Gueldner, RMT

 

Tues, Thurs & Fri:  7:30am - 2:00pm

Wednesday:  7:30am - 3:00pm

 

Meagan graduated from the West Coast College of Massage Therapy in 2021. She comes from a family of Chiropractors and RMTs and has a deep passion for healing others through alternative health care. Meagan has experience working with pre and postnatal mothers, office workers with postural dysfunctions and patients with fibromyalgia, headaches, and overuse injuries, she also has worked with patients who have multiple sclerosis and other central nervous system disorders.

In her treatments, Meagan uses a variety of techniques including Swedish massage, deep tissue, myofascial release, muscle stimulation, joint mobilization and active stretching to decrease muscle tension and encourage increased mobility and realignment of postural dysfunctions. Meagan has a passion for helping to correct postural dysfunctions caused by orthopaedic and musculoskeletal conditions and believes that combining massage therapy with patient education empowers patients to recover, rejuvenate, and restore a body and mind connection. 

 

When she is not working, Meagan enjoys camping and hiking and spending quality time with her family.


 

Marco Elezovic, RMT

 

Tues, Wed & Thurs:  2:00pm - 9:00pm

Friday:  10:00am - 4:00pm

 

As an ex-competitive swimmer and swim coach Marco understands the importance of having your body work the way it needs to. He spends his free time reading up on the latest sports rehabilitation, and health science.  He uses deep tissue massage and myofascial release to make sure his patients are back doing the things they love as quickly as possible.  Marco loves trying new hobbies and activities, and is always willing to expand his horizons! He enjoys powerlifting, tennis, and keeping up with the tech world.


 

Will He, RMT

 

Tues, Fri:  2:00pm - 8:30pm

 

Zhen (Will) He, RMT has had a passion for helping people through manual therapy even prior to becoming an RMT.  For a number of years Will worked at Big Feet Reflexology, where he provided reflexology treatments for clients to help with stress and foot fatigue.  His approach ranged from deep tissue massage to relaxation massage and included treatment for lower back pain and gluteal work to help with hip joint mobilizations.  During his time off, Will is passionate about tennis and plays three times a week. He often helps out on the tennis court when players suffer sport-related injuries because of his natural willingness to help people.

 

Will speaks English and Mandarin


 

Ben Blais, RMT

 

Mon & Tues:  11:00am - 6:30pm

Wednesday:  11:00am - 5:00pm

Thursday:  11:00am - 9:00pm

 

Ben graduated from the West Coast College of Massage Therapy program. He found his passion for rehabilitation during his gymnastics career representing team Canada as a competitive trampolinist. This presented him with opportunities to work closely with physiotherapists and registered massage therapists, as sport injuries were commonplace. Although sport-related injuries were the driving force behind Ben’s journey in becoming an RMT, his education at WCCMT equipped him with the knowledge to treat an array of injuries, irrespective of the origin. His treatment approach consists of evidence-based manual therapy techniques and injury-specific exercises designed to help patients attain a state of optimal health and wellness.

Outside of the clinic, Ben can be found jumping on trampolines, golfing or discovering a new trail with his dog, Fred.

 


 

Mei Zhang, RAc, RTCMP, RMT

 

Sundays:  9:00am - 5:00pm

 

Mei is a Registered Traditional Chinese Medicine Practitioner (R.TCMP) , Registered Acupuncturist (R.Ac) and a Registered Massage Therapist (RMT) dedicated to helping patients achieve optimal health and wellness. With a focus on providing effective pain relief and promoting overall well-being, Mei employs a combination of traditional therapies, including acupuncture, herbal formulas, cupping, and massage therapy, to create personalized treatment plans for each patient.

 

With a deep understanding of the body's energy flow, Mei utilizes acupuncture as a holistic treatment approach. By carefully inserting thin needles into specific points on the body, she stimulates the body's natural healing mechanisms, harmonizing the flow of energy or Qi within the body to promote overall health and well-being. Mei's expertise allows her to address a wide range of conditions, including pain conditions like headaches, back pain, and arthritis, as well as anxiety, depression, insomnia, dysmenorrhea and digestive disorders.

In addition to her skills in acupuncture, Mei is a registered massage therapist, offering therapeutic massage to provide relief from muscular tension and induce deep relaxation. 

 

Outside her professional practice, Mei maintains a balanced lifestyle and engages in self-care practices. 

Mei speaks English and Mandarin.


 

Sandy McCrimmon, RMT

 

Tues & Thurs:  12:00pm - 8:00pm

Wednesday:  8:00am - 1:30pm

Saturday:  9:00am - 4:00pm

 

Sandy graduated from the 3000-hour Massage Therapy Program at West Coast College of Massage Therapy in 2011 and has over 11 years of experience as a Registered Massage Therapist.  She believes in a holistic approach to health and is dedicated to providing the highest quality of care to her patients and is continually taking post graduate courses to enhance her massage therapy skills.  

 

Sandy is interested in health and wellness and strives to maintain a healthy and active lifestyle.  She enjoys bootcamp classes, weight training, and has completed many full and half marathons.  She loves spending quality time with her little fur baby, Meeko, and her husband.


 

Diane Resetar, RMT (Starting October 2023)

 

Tuesdays:  11:00am - 6:00pm

 

Diane is  a graduate from West Coast College of Massage Therapy and has been practicing since 1997. She is a member in good standing with the College of Massage Therapists of British Columbia. 

 

Massage therapy became a huge interest for Diane, after experiencing the benefits of manual therapy first hand while dealing with musculoskeletal pain. It was shortly thereafter she decided to leave her office job to pursue as an RMT.  

 

Diane approaches her treatments with a combination of slow therapeutic and relaxing Swedish techniques.  This allows the patient to become present and more aware of their physical and emotional health, by calming the nervous system.  She also incorporates modalities, such as Myofascial Trigger Point Therapy, gentle joint mobilizations, facilitated stretch and deep tissue massage.   She enjoys working with her patients, helping them reduce their tension/pain levels thru massage therapy  and teaching small practices, that can assist in noticeable gains towards their health and wellness goals.

 

When outside of the office, you can find her discovering new places to take long walks,  at a yoga class or attending her stretch therapy sessions.  And just to keep things  balanced, from time to time, she could be binge watching a show on Netflix, buried deep in a bookstore or trying out yet another new coffee shop.  

 


 

Joelle Pinvidic, RMT

 

Wed & Thurs:  2:00pm - 8:00pm

Sundays:  11:00am - 8:00pm

 

Joelle graduated from West Coast College of Massage Therapy in 2022 and is excited to start her career as a Registered Massage Therapist.  Her sports background includes Track and Field events, specifically Hammer Throw and now enjoys weightlifting and walking her dogs in her spare time. Joelle has clinical experience with sports related injuries, office ergonomic strain and nervous system disorders. She uses deep tissue and myofascial techniques in her treatments in conjunction with therapeutic exercise to relieve tension and bodily stress.