RMT, Deep Tissue & Therapeutic Massage, Cupping, Relaxation Massage
Mariko went to school for physiotherapy and worked as a physiotherapist in a hospital setting in Japan for 6 years. In 2007 she moved to the Bow Valley and fell in love with the mountains. She went to MH Vicars School of Massage Therapy in 2016 and is a registered massage therapist in Alberta.
Having a background as a physiotherapist, Mariko focuses on targeting the issue. She also is a firm believer that relaxation is essential to increasing our natural healing ability.
Style of Massage
Deep Tissue & Therapeutic Massage, Cupping, Relaxation Massage
What are you doing when you aren’t massaging?
Rock Climbing, skiing, and playing with her daughter
What made you decide to become a massage therapist?
Mariko had a stressful life in Japan and as a result she received many massages. After each massage she felt a great deal of relief and it helped her keep going. Massage to her was more than just fixing an injury or relaxing the body, it helped her cope with life and decreased high stress levels. Finding a career in Canada she in turn, wants to help others in the same way.