North Vancouver Student Massage
Affordable treatment for every body
At North Shore Sports Medicine, we are committed to offering affordable, high-quality massage therapy to our community.
We proudly present our Student Massage Therapy Program, where you can experience the therapeutic benefits of massage therapy at reduced rates, while our talented and supervised students gain valuable hands-on experience.
Our student therapists are enrolled in accredited massage therapy school and have completed extensive hours of theory and practical training prior to beginning their work with clients. Under the watchful eye of our experienced and licensed massage therapists, our students will provide you with professional care tailored to your individual needs.
Experience the benefits of massage therapy at an affordable rate while supporting our students’ education and development.
Our student massage therapists offer the following techniques:
Relaxation Swedish – The most commonly recognized technique consisting of gentle manipulation and kneading of soft tissue, with the goal of relaxing the body & relieving muscular tension.
Deep Tissue – A therapeutic technique that targets deeper layers of muscle and connective tissue to help relieve chronic concerns.
Myofascial Release – gentle hands on therapy that targets the connective tissue surrounding muscles to help alleviate pain & restore movement
Pregnancy Massage – nurturing massage that focuses on the unique needs of expectant mothers, helping to relieve stress and promote overall wellness during pregnancy.
Trigger Point Therapy – A targeted massage technique that focuses on specific points within the muscle to release, tension, reduce pain, and increase mobility.
Natalie is midway through an advanced RMT program, where her goal is to help patients who are interested in pain management, relaxation, and improving their overall well-being. Prior to pursuing massage, Natalie graduated from the University of British Columbia with a degree in Kinesiology, focussing her studies in Clinical Exercise Physiology.
Cassy is an aspiring massage therapist currently enrolled at Langara College’s Massage Therapy Program. She’s fuelled by the ambition to make a real difference in people’s lives. As an aspiring Registered Massage Therapist (RMT), she is eager to use her knowledge to tackle pain, stress, and help with injury recovery. She looks forward to easing her clients’ discomfort and enhancing their overall well-being.
What does a student massage cost?
Our Student Massage Therapy program offers affordable rates for our clients, providing
you with access to quality care without the expensive price tag. Current prices are as follows:
- 45 minutes – $45.00
- 60 minutes – $60.00
What is the cancellation policy?
We kindly ask that you provide at least 24 hours notice if you need to cancel or reschedule your appointment. This allows us to accommodate other clients and ensure our student therapists have a schedule full of appointments.
The benefits of seeing a chiropractor go beyond just pain relief, however. By working with a chiropractor, you can also improve your range of motion, flexibility, and overall physical function. They can help you recover from injuries more quickly and prevent future ones from occurring, allowing you to stay active and healthy over the long term.
How will massage therapy help me?
Massage therapy has many benefits, in addition to addressing soft tissue it works with your circulatory system and nervous system to reduce muscle tension, increase blood flow and decrease stress.
Why should I book in with a student?
Our students have already put in hours of theory and practical work to prepare them so they can offer the best quality of care to our clients. This opportunity allows students to further develop their hands-on skills and techniques, under the guidance of our RMT’s and multidisciplinary team of practitioners.
Who can book in with a student?
Anybody! We do encourage our patients who have extended coverage to see our RMTs, as this service cannot be submitted to insurance. However, it’s perfect for those who do not have any benefits or those on a tight budget for treatment.
How do I book a student massage?
To schedule an appointment, please call us at 604-973-0242 or fill out the online booking form. We recommend booking in advance, as our student therapist appointments fill up quickly. When calling by phone to make an appointment, please mention that you are interested in booking a Student Massage session.