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Victoria Chiropractor | Dr. Amar Sandhu, D.C.

Dr. Amar Sandhu, Victoria ChiropractorDr. Amar Sandhu is a chiropractor born and raised in Abbotsford, British Columbia who recently relocated to Victoria, British Columbia. After receiving his Bachelors of Kinesiology from the University of the Fraser Valley, Dr. Sandhu pursued his goal of becoming a chiropractor at Palmer College of Chiropractic West in San Jose, California, where he earned his Doctorate of Chiropractic. He then continued to build upon his knowledge of chiropractic working and learning in California and Arizona. Dr. Sandhu recently chose Victoria to be his home because of the city’s natural beauty and welcoming citizens, as well as the opportunity to work at Aria Health and Wellness Clinic because of their multidisciplinary approach to healthcare.

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Dr. Sandhu has a keen interest in working with individuals, couples and families, who are motivated to reach their goals. He loves working in an environment where the people that surround him are passionate about bettering their quality of life by maximizing their body’s potential. Dr. Sandhu’s education and training have allowed him to work with athletes of all calibers. He has worked with everyone from children playing sports for recreation to athletes training to compete in the World Ironman Championship. Dr. Sandhu takes pride in helping his patients take a proactive approach to their health care. He believes that through chiropractic treatment, patient education and patient homecare, many injuries are preventable.

Aside from his chiropractic training in school, Dr. Sandhu also has additional certifications, affiliations and education in the following disciplines: Graston Technique, Active Release Technique (ART), various types of Kinesiology Tape, Sports Chiropractic (Hockey, Golf, Tennis, Baseball, Football, Soccer, and Gymnastics – to name a few areas, with an emphasis in high school and college sports), Fibromyalgia, Geriatric Chiropractic, RSDS, Scoliosis, Whiplash Injuries, Migraine Headaches, Pain Management, Vertigo, and Postural Balance. Dr. Sandhu is a firm believer in the ability of chiropractic care to assist in connecting the mind, body and soul.

In his free time, Dr. Amar enjoys exploring all the rich activities Victoria has to offer- ice hockey, hiking, kayaking, camping, golfing and yoga. He is fluent in English and Punjabi and is always looking to become more involved in his community. Dr. Sandhu stands by his motto, “If you invest in your community, your community will invest in you.”


Victoria Registered Massage Therapist | Amie McColl

Amie McCollAmie McColl is a Registered Massage Therapist focusing her practice in pre and postnatal massage and is a teacher at the West Coast College of Massage Therapy. Amie graduated with honours in 2005, and found her passion working with pregnancy.

Amie explains, “Being able to offer relief so women can function in their daily lives, sleep better, and prepare for delivery and generally supporting women through their pregnancy is an honour.” A pregnancy table is available.

Amie has studied Aromatherapy, Thai Massage and la Stone therapy and augments her practice with unique techniques to offer treatments that are engaging, effective and relaxing.

“Amie is accepting pregnancy, postnatal, cesarean scar treatment and breast health patients only.”

For more information about Amie, visit her blog: amiemassagetherapy.blogspot.com

 


Victoria Registered Massage Therapist | Upma Rai

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Victoria Registered Massage Therapist | Chris Lachambre

Chris LachambreChris graduated from the West Coast College of Massage Therapy (3,000 hour program) in December 2010. He is knowledgeable in injury rehabilitation techniques such as core stability, stretching and strength training. In his treatments, Chris’ combination of deep tissue massage, muscle energy, myofascial and trigger point release, enable him to treat a wide variety of conditions with consistent healing results.

Chris’ enduring commitment to help people and love for massage therapy has given him an ease and natural ability to allow clients to open up and help him achieve his goal to promote mind/body awareness, in addition to offering remedial exercise and homecare suggestions.

In his free time, Chris plays hockey in a recreational league and places a strong emphasis on physical fitness and work/life balance.


Victoria Pilates Instructor |Emma Sproule

Emma SprouleWith 15 years of experience and extensive training, Emma is a leader in the fitness industry offering both comprehensive and specialized services for clients—and training for other fitness professionals. She received her first full Classical Mat and Prop Certification in 2006; is a graduate from a 650-hour Full Classical Teacher Training program through “The Pilates Education Institute” lead by the great Christine Waterman; and carries certificates with STOTT Pilates. Emma has continued her education in Pilates attending workshops and lessons with 2nd generation teachers Amy Alpers and Rachel Segel(Boulder, Co), Matilda Christensen (Pilates From The Centre, Vancouver), Noam Gagnon (Beyond Pilates, Vancouver) Jacqueline Lewis (Lineage Pilates, Vancouver) and Carrie McDonell (Love of Movement, Victoria) which keeps her growing as a classical instructor maintaining the work of Joseph Pilates.

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Emma holds certifications with British Columbia Recreation and Parks Association as an Elite Personal Trainer, 3Rd Age Specialist, Supervisor of Fitness Leaders in Weight Training, Pilates and Group Fitness Instructing. She is a Can-Fit Pro Member, a Certified Pre/Post Natal Specialist and is certified as an administrator of Functional Movements Screens. Emma has also studied the Health and Wellness Diploma Program at Camosun College.

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