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Our Registered Massage Therapy and Acupuncture Team

Amita Gupta, Owner and RMT

In 2008 Amita graduated from the Massage Therapy program at Brenneke School of Massage in Seattle, and relocated to Edmonton in 2014 to be closer to her family.  It was while Amita was at a yoga retreat that she was rubbing another yogis shoulders who turned around and asked "Are you a massage therapist? And if not then you should definitely consider it as a career!"  That seed was implanted and a year or so later that conversation came back while doing yoga and alignment.  She felt it would help her understand the body and muscles.  Then began the journey of becoming a massage therapist. 

Amita's primary focus is therapeutic massage however; she believes that to be truly therapeutic relaxation is the ground for healing. So no matter what the focus of the session, be it treating shoulder soreness or low back pain she incorporates into a massage little extras such as soothing warm towels, Hagina Japanese mint oil, and essential oils. Amita strives to keep growing both personally and professionally and so she is always looking for the next course to take. Shiatsu is the most recent training. Amita utilizes a wide variety of techniques to customize a treatment to fit your individual needs and help resolve the concerns without pain and likes to use breath as a method.  

Heather Laplante, RMT

Heather is originally from Toronto where she studied massage therapy at  Sutherland Chan (est. 1978). Heather now makes Edmonton her home. She began practicing massage therapy in 2015 and has grown more passionate about her profession with each client. Heather can create a treatment plan and adapt to any client's needs, including relaxation, deep tissue, prenatal massage, positional release, and can provide treatment for MVA claims. She is warm and personable and is highly skilled in massage therapy and has a passion to aid in others recovery and relief of pain.  

Warren Aubut, RMT 

Warren  was born and raised in Leduc, Alberta. His journey in health started in 2003 when he attended his first seminar of craniosacral therapy, the brainchild of osteopath Dr. John Upledger. In fall of 2006, he enrolled in the full-time massage therapy program at Makami College, and graduated in the spring of 2007 as an RMT (Registerd Masssage Therapist).  In the fall of 2012 Warren graduated from the 2200 hour program offered by the Turner Institute, now the Turner Institute of Massage and Osteopathy. Over the past decade, he has attended, and continue to attend, courses from leaders in the field of manual therapy, such as osteopath Dr. John Upledger, osteopath Jean-Pierre Barral, and osteopath Dr. Bruno Chikly.  

Warren has an affinity to work with people and has a gentle presence.  He is compassionate and caring and that comes forth in his treatment and massage.  Having over ten years of practice he understand the subtle ways to relieve pain through craniosacral and visceral massage techniques.  He helps you understand what he is sensing and walks you through the treatment process.


Maria Ramona Bazgan, R. Ac. Acupuncturist  

Ramona Bazgan is a graduate of MacEwan University, where she successfully completed the 3 year acupuncture program. After a rigorous series of licensing examinations Ramona became an Alberta Registered Acupuncturist in good standing with the CAAA.
In her practice, Ramona believes that diagnosis and treatment should focus on the whole person’s wellness, rather than on the outward physical symptoms alone. Her areas of focus lie in mental and emotional difficulties such as stress/anxiety/depression/ OCD/insomnia, women’s health issues, and preventative care and guidance in accessing one’s inner potential towards optimum physical/emotional and spiritual balance. Ramona has also worked with musculoskeletal pain and injury, gastrointestinal issues and cosmetic acupuncture.
However her practice is not limited to these aspects alone, due to the whole-body approach of Chinese medicine and acupuncture, many acute and chronic problems can be addressed.
During treatments with Ramona you can expect a calm and open environment, an attentive and gentle bedside manner and effective treatment plans to help you naturally transition to your best self.
Ramona engages you to become an active participant in your own healing process and experience the transformative potential that lies at the heart of all physical/mental discomfort. The goal of energy medicine is to awaken your innate healing capacity and restore your ability to see yourself as the powerful being that you are.
" I am responsible for the creation of my health. I therefore participated, at some level in the creation of this illness. I can participate in the healing of this illness by healing myself, which means simultaneously healing my emotional, psychological, physical and spiritual being."


Jennifer Tse, RMT

Jennifer was born and raised in Edmonton. She recently graduated from MacEwan University's 2200-hour massage therapy program. She has experience in various types of massages including relaxation, therapeutic, deep tissue and prenatal among others. At a young age, she knew she wanted a career in healthcare. Jennifer is a warm and compassionate therapist. She believes everyone of all ages can benefit from massage. Her hobbies include painting and cooking. She swims and hikes. When she's not working, Jennifer enjoys spending time with her family. 


Priscilla Batmavadee Sawmy Jyah, RMT

Priscilla is a certified RMT, has 3000 hours of training and is a graduate of Makami College since
2014, she is a member of NHPC. She likes to incorporate relaxation massage in with myofascial
release, deep tissue work, and trigger point therapy. She knows many different modalities that
massage has to offer, but she is passionate about helping others create a healthy balance lives.
Priscilla specializes in medium  to deep pressure Swedish, Prenatal, trigger point treatment, neck
pain, lower back pain and cupping therapy. She has been practicing Usui Reiki since year 2000.
Receipts are accepted by all insurance claims.


Kim Murray, RMT 

It was her keen interest in alternative healing that led her to enrol and pursue wholistic therapy training starting with Reiki (1998). Slowly, Kim added reflexology to her training in 2000 followed by ear reflexology and European reflexology certifications. She attended a 1000 hour massage therapy school in Sherwood Park in 2004 and shortly thereafter, Kim and her husband moved to Moncton, NB.
Kim also added Neuromuscular Fascial Alignment to her list of courses in 2009 and returned back to Alberta in 2013.
Kim enjoys doing therapeutic treatments that also allow some time for relaxation, giving her clients a real balance between what they need and what they want.


Peter Turner, DOMP, Ph.D., B.Sc O., DCMOEB, Sports Therapist

With a background in fitness and exercise science, he consults for companies designing Injury Prevention Programs, on/off-site Massage Therapy training programs and Complete Fitness & Wellness Programs. As a previous competitive amateur athlete, Peter excels at designing fitness programs for general fitness and sport-specific conditioning for all ages.
Peter has taught Health based Sciences since 2003 at the College Level.
For over 15 years, he has been active in the treatment of Muscular & Chronic Soft Tissue Pain and consistently demonstrates the importance that prescribed regular exercise has on the prevention of muscular pain and dysfunction. He has treated or improved the physical conditioning over multitude of clients of all ages and athletic ability.
He provided Air Canada Carrier with Fitness & Massage Therapy services for over 17 different clinical locations coast to coast, involving over 35 different clinicians for Air Canada in 2001-2003 and was an integral part of the development and execution of The Health and Wellness Project Green putting psychologists and therapist teams together for the massive merger of Air Canada and Canadian Airlines. His consulting services have been provided to film industry, Creative Door Canada, Air Canada, Canadian Airlines, Alberta Carpet Cleaner and Dow Chemical.