K. Scott Simpson
Scott completed a post-doctoral fellowship (FCAMPT) in Physiotherapy at University of Western Ontario, having previously completed Doctorate and Masters degrees. He’s now an instructor and mentor in the Canadian and US fellowship programs. He’s been Therapist for various National Teams. Scott is trained in IMS dry needling and manipulative therapy techniques.
Kieran is a graduate of the Master of Science in Physiotherapy program at the University of Alberta. He has participated in recent clinical placements with focus on knee and shoulder injuries, exercise-based rehabilitation, and manual therapy. In addition, Kieran has completed his dry needling training.
Tyler graduated from the well-respected Masters of Physical Therapy program at the University of Western Ontario. This program was a natural progression for him following the completion of his undergraduate degree in Human Kinetics from the University of British Columbia Okanagan.
Christian Louwers is a graduate from the University of Western Ontario‘s Physical Therapy program. He has returned to Vancouver Island to soak up the many natural attractions that the Island has to offer and help promote the health, wellness, and function of the island’s residents.
Emily completed her Bachelor of Science degree in Human Kinetics at St. Francis Xavier University, where she also spent two years working as the student athletic therapist for the men’s basketball team. She continued her education at Queen’s University and graduated with a Master of Science degree in physiotherapy. After working in the East Coast, Emily decided to move west to enjoy all the natural beauty that the West Coast has to offer.
Kiana completed her Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology degree at the University of Victoria and continued her education at UBC where she graduated with a Master’s degree in Physical Therapy.
Kiana grew up in Fort St. John, B.C., enjoying a wide array of sports, including soccer, volleyball and running track. Kiana believes that you know your body best and it’s her aim to work with her patients to find solutions that fit their needs and lifestyle.
Through her undergraduate and Master’s studies, Amanda has worked with local sport and university teams in Victoria, as well as paediatrics, care of the elderly, oncology, cardiorespiratory, rheumatology, and neurological rehabilitation
Amanda grew up on the Saanich Peninsula with a passion for all things sports. She played high level soccer for 12 years before transitioning her focus to rowing where she captained the University of Victoria’s Women’s Varsity Rowing Team for 3 seasons.
Ivy Elling Quaintance
A born and raised Islander, Ivy (she/her) graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology from Washington State University while there on a rowing scholarship. During her time at McGill, Ivy earned certification in treating female urinary incontinence and continued her professional growth by successfully passing her level one manual therapy certification with the Orthopedic Division of the Canadian Physiotherapy Association.
In her daily life, Ivy cherishes spending quality time with friends, cooking and finding tranquility through exercise. As a decade-long rower (with three world championships under her belt), Ivy is particularly interested in athletic injuries, injury prevention and women’s health, with a focus on pelvic floor therapy and chronic pain management.
Nick graduated from the West Coast College of Massage Therapy. Born and raised in Victoria, Nick long been involved in as many sports as possible including soccer, running, and many more.
Kirsten is a caring and compassionate therapist. Her areas of therapeutic strength are anatomy, physiology, muscle testing, as well as treating a variety of common conditions for various age groups.
Vanessa became a registered massage therapist in 2015 after graduating from the West Coast College of Massage Therapy. She found her passion in helping people recover from injuries and educating them how to stay fit so they can take on the world.
A lifelong learner, James is a graduate from Okanagan Valley College of Massage Therapy, holds a degree in Kinesiology from the University of the Fraser Valley, and is a trained Strength and Conditioning Specialist. Some of his major clinical interests include the science of pain management, neuromuscular control, therapeutic exercise and helping people get back to what they love.
Tru started giving massages when he was in grade 6 and quickly became popular for them. It was an easy choice for him to attend the West Coast College of Massage Therapy and graduated from their 3 year, 3000hr program in 2001. Since then he’s accumulated a wide range of experience, from working in both Physiotherapy and Chiropractic clinics, as well as providing on-site massage in hospitals, palliative care, and seniors homes.
Josh is a recent graduate from the Camosun Massage Therapy program awaiting his certification. He became interested in massage after an RMT was able to completely relieve aches and pains that had been bothering him for years. It was a powerful experience that sparked an interest in manual therapy.
Kala graduated from the University of Victoria (UVIC)with a BSc. Kinesiology in 2020. Prior to graduating from UVIC, she attend Arizona State University on a track and field scholarship where she studied Exercise Science and Nutrition. Kala has a passion for everything running and currently serves as an Assistant Coach for the University of Victoria track and cross country team.
Kala is currently completing her CSEP certified personal trainer and NCCP Performance Coaching certificates.
Kirsten holds a degree in Kinesiology from Camosun College and is a BCAK Registered Kinesiologist, NSCA Certified Strength & Conditioning Specialist, and CSEP Certified Exercise Physiologist. Kirsten has been working in the exercise & wellness industry since 2017 in areas including personal training, adapted/paraplegic strength & conditioning, cardiac rehabilitation, and sport performance for elite, amateur, and recreational athletes involved in hockey, soccer, softball, and lacrosse.
Dr. Kent Butler
Dr Kent Butler received his Doctor of Podiatric Medicine degree with honours from the California College of Podiatric Medicine in 1987. His education continued with a one year surgical residency followed by a one year biomechanics fellowship at the Pacific Coast Hospital in San Francisco. This was the only biomechanics residency offered in North America.
Treating: Bunions, Callouses, Ulcers, Sore Feet, Ingrown Nails, Arthritis, Tendinitis, Toe Problems, Plantar Fasciitis, Orthotics
Bara Hladik is an experienced wellness massage practitioner trained in Acupressure, Reflexology, and Tui Na techniques.
She is a 3rd year Acupuncture student at Royal Pacific Institute and an aspiring Doctor of Chinese Medicine.
She is passionate about health, wellness, and pain relief. She offers Fire Cupping, Gua Sha, Hot Stone, Lymphatic Drainage and Facial treatments along with Wellness Massage.
*Bara is not a registered massage therapist and her treatments are not eligible for insurance benefits*