Meet the RMTs


Rigel’s passion has always been sports. From a young age competing at elite levels in Alberta and Canada, injuries were just a natural part of the process. Wanting to explore her love for sport and wellness she graduated from the Grant MacEwan University 2200Hr Massage Therapy Diploma program while also doing a internship with the universities athletic clinic. Today she also works with the local Fort Saskatchewan Junior B Hawks hockey team and has been apart of several Alberta Hockey camps and teams. Besides sport massage, Rigel likes to include numerous other modalities into her therapeutic treatments such as hydrotherapy, myofascial release, PNF techniques, Lymphatic and Trigger Point therapy just to name a few. Besides working with athletes, Rigel is versed with relaxation massages and pre & post natal specific massages. When Rigel isn’t found at the clinic, you can find her on her bike on the trail system in the Fort, in the mountains on her snowboard or at the Rinks In the winter with her hockey teams.


Shauna has been practicing massage therapy for the last 18 years. Her spark for massage therapy and helping others was lit when she was asked to massage her terminally ill relative at the age of 12. In 2006 she graduated from MH Vicars 2200 hour massage therapy program. She has experience in hospitals, physiotherapy clinics, wellness clinics, senior centres, chiropractic clinics, with athletic teams, marathons and sports events. Shauna operated a wellness clinic in Drayton Valley previous to joining us at Balanced Chiropractic. She has furthered her studies in alternative wellness therapies, nutrition, cupping therapy, pre and post natal massage, sports therapy, Tui Na, shoulder, neck and hip dysfunction and so much more over the years. She looks at each client from a wholistic and proactive perspective individually tailoring each session to reach the target of them having more ease and joy with their body. Shauna’s passions are running, the mountains, practicing Yoga, meditating and paddle boarding. Her favourite motto is “Life is always leading you to greater.”


Melissa has always been involved in sports with many different positions such as coaching,training, managing,playing, etc. Always loved helping people and lending a hand. Melissa also worked as a home health aide and was always wanting to help people live their best life even if they had limitations. Her children played many sports and with that injuries happened. She started learning about the body and how it worked and decided to go to school to become a massage therapist. Melissa is a RMT with a 2200 hour course as well as cupping, advanced cupping, Jade stone, therapeutic, relaxation massage, rock tape and massage reflexology.

Melissa is always adding more courses and knowledge to her career. She moved here 2 and a half years ago with her family and has enjoyed meeting new people.


Christina has always been into wellness since competing in competitive sports. Dealing with various injuries and pain, Christina has always been interested in movement and therapies. Using a wide range of techniques from cupping, myofascial release, orthopedic, stretching, blading, reflexology, to help treat various concerns. From relaxation to therapeutic finding the right techniques to work with your body.