Meet The Registered Massage Therapists
Samantha Anderson R.M.T. lived on the westside of Kelowna for most of her life and then moved to Victoria at the age of 20. Samantha began working at Back to Back in 2008. After assisting Dr. Julia and being emerged in the industry for 2 years she realized that she wanted to pursue a career in Massage Therapy. Samantha has lots of experience and enjoys treating a variety of musculoskeletal and myofascial issues with a variety of patients. She uses techniques that aid in stress relief, tension reduction and increasing range of motion or mobility. Samantha has a great passion for Massage Therapy and is always looking to advance herself in practice and improving abilities through other training modalities like Kinesio Taping. Having worked at Back to Back for more than 12 years she feels like the staff are her extended family and she really enjoys coming to work everyday! She loves to practice yoga and go on hikes with her puppy Murphy in her spare time.
Bryce Goddard, R.M.T. was born and raised here in Victoria and graduated from the 3000 Hour Registered Massage Therapy Program at the West Coast College of Massage Therapy in 2012. He began his massage career at one of the top spas on Vancouver Island and joined our team at Back to Back in 2014. Having a background in competitive athletics, fitness/health, and personal training, Bryce's interests was always in helping athletic injuries, rehabilitation, and chronic pain, but is experienced in treating a variety of issues. Bryce focuses on helping to correct muscle imbalances, improper posture and common habits that can lead to a wide variety of injuries and pain issues. Bryce has worked with many local athletes, fitness enthusiasts, and sports academy students over the years, while providing a deep tissue style treatment. Bryce believes in steering clear of the "no pain, no gain" myth and focuses more on investigation, education, and adaptation of habits and muscle patterns in an attempt to find the root cause of pain and injury, not simply treating symptoms as they arise. Bryce's treatments still maintain some of the relaxation and systemic treatment techniques from his spa days, with an awareness the whole body is affected whenever pain, stress, or injuries are present. Bryce treats a wide variety of issues including: chronic pain, postural issues, athletic injuries, headaches/migraines, sciatica, whiplash, scoliosis, stress and anxiety, and many other conditions. Bryce is currently accepting new patients.
Jennifer Graham, R.M.T. has over a decade of working experience in massage therapy. Since graduating from the West Coast College of Massage Therapy in British Columbia in 2009, she is able to offer her clients customized treatment plans and individualized care. She is known for her good listening skills, attentive care, professional techniques and solutions to common body issues. Having worked for world-class premiere spas, Jennifer has been successful in providing beneficial treatments while maintaining a relaxing environment for her patients. Jennifer strongly believes that massage therapy is a fundamental asset in helping people live better lives. Recovery and relaxation are important aspects of every treatment plan she provides. She has been appreciated by patients who have experienced her treatments and gone on to live pain-free and more relaxed lifestyles. Jennifer has an innate passion for health and wellness and enjoys the hands on approach that massage therapy provides. Jennifer’s approach is unique as every treatment is designed to fit each patient’s individual needs. She talks with her patients at every appointment to understand their issues and shares recommended goals for their well being. Jennifer connects well with her patients and has helped people experiencing muscle spasms, tension, joint dysfunction, pain, injury and stress. She uses deep tissue massage, trigger point therapy, muscle energy and myofascial release in her treatments. She works to restore mobility, ease stiff joints and reduce muscle tension to enable her clients to return pain-free to their busy lives. Jennifer enjoys spending time with family and all that Vancouver Island has to offer. She loves a good game of tennis, sailing on the ocean, experimenting in the kitchen with new recipes, staying fit and reading page-turning books that can’t be put down. Enjoying family and friends and living healthy are important aspects of her everyday life.
Levi is a dedicated and compassionate Registered Massage Therapist with a profound commitment to improving the lives of those dealing with acute and chronic pain. With 5 years of experience, he has honed his skills to provide personalized and effective treatments to fit the client’s best needs. Focusing on chronic pain management, Levi has a deep understanding of the complexities of persistent discomfort. He takes a holistic approach to massage therapy, addressing not only the symptoms but also the underlying causes of pain. He has further focused on therapeutic exercise, mobility, and nerve adaptations and their importance to living a pain-free life. Levi is known for his ability to adapt and combine various techniques, such as deep tissue, active stretching, myofascial release, and nerve mobilizations while maintaining a relaxing focus. Beyond his technical skills, Levi strives to create a trauma-informed space where his clients can feel safe and supported. Outside of the treatment room, Levi enjoys living an active lifestyle. Whether that’s paddle boarding, snowboarding, or gardening, he is always looking for ways to keep moving.
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