Megan is convinced that being an (RMT) Registered Massage Therapist is the best job ever and believes that doing what you love is the greatest gift that you can give to the world.
Megan Rivard was born and raised on Vancouver Island and feels blessed to still call it home. She is a 2012 graduate of the West Coast College of Massage Therapy’s 3,000-hour RMT program and is a member in good standing with the College of Massage Therapists of British Columbia. She has taken a wide spectrum of continuing education courses focused on the treatment of athletic injuries, soft tissue damage from motor vehicle accidents, TMJ dysfunction, tension headaches, low-back pain, repetitive strain injuries, as well as pre and post natal care.
Her philosophy is to treat the body as a whole, addressing both the symptoms and underlying cause of dysfunction in order to decrease both physical and emotional stress. Her intention with each treatment is to acknowledge the intelligence of the body, and to work with it, not against it. She often incorporates trigger point therapy, muscle energy techniques, joint mobilizations, myo-fascial release and facilitated stretching into her practice. Megan hopes that you leave each session with a solid understanding of what’s currently going on in your body, why it’s happening and what you can do to prevent it in the future.
She strongly believes in the integration of other therapies, such as physiotherapy, acupuncture and chiropractic care for optimal results. She’s very enthusiastic about self care and believes its absolutely essential in becoming the healthiest version of yourself. Megan is grateful for the opportunity to share her knowledge with the community and looks forward to being a part of your health care plan!
Outside of the treatment room, Megan can be found flowing on her yoga mat, searching for Victoria’s best soy chai, running along Dallas road, petting other peoples dogs or googling ways to keep her house plants alive.