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Chiropractor Victoria, Dr. Richard Baxter

Dr. Richard Baxter, Chiropractor

Upma Rai, Massage Therapist

Upma Rai, Registered Massage Therapist


Dr. Ariel Adair, Chiropractor

Dr. Ariel Adair was born and raised in Victoria, British Columbia. After receiving a bachelor’s degree in Science from the University of Victoria she moved to the Bay Area of California in 2014. Here, she achieved a Doctorate in Chiropractic from Life Chiropractic College West.

One of Dr. Ariel’s biggest influences has been her father and his passion for healthy and sustainable living. He was her first big advocate of Chiropractic and introduced it to her when she was a child. However, it wasn’t until she was involved in a car accident in 2011 that she experienced the incredible power that Chiropractic plays in healing and restoring proper function to the body. It was ultimately this experience that lead Dr. Ariel to follow her vocation and pursue her career as a Doctor of Chiropractor.

Dr. Ariel understands the importance of incorporating movement into all aspects of life. She enjoys biking, yoga, and exploring the natural wonders of Vancouver Island. She is committed to on-going learning and staying in tune with the latest in Chiropractic and health.

Dr. Ariel Adair focuses on the connection of the spine to the musculoskeletal and nervous system. Her scope of practice involves specific adjustments to restore mobility, soft tissue therapies to aid in myofascial release, and rehabilitation exercises to create lasting structural changes within the body.

Her ambition is to serve the families of Victoria and aims to motivate people of all ages to seek a healthier and more fulfilling life. It is her greatest accomplishment to return home and have the opportunity to help the Island community that she grew up in!

Emma Sproule, Pilates Instructor

Emma Sproule, Pilates InstructorEmma commenced her journey of movement at an early age, entering ballet as a child and continuing until she achieved the royal academy of ballet pre-professional level. Her passion for dance led her to become intrigued with Pilates as a way to maintain her posture, flexibility and overall body control. With over 15 years studying the Pilates method, Emma fell in love with the classical system of movement that was created by Joseph Pilates. Emma completed her first of three classical certification programs in 2006, continuing to graduate from a 700 hour intensive classical teacher training program in 2017 approved by “The Pilates Education Institute.”

Forever a student of Pilates, Emma continues to educate herself attending workshops and lessons with 2nd generation teachers deepening her knowledge and understanding of “the work” as intended by Joseph Pilates.

Pilates is one of the many modules in which Emma has trained. She also holds certifications with BCRPA as a SFL Group Fitness Leader, Strength Trainer, Elite Personal Trainer, 3rd Age specialist, Pre/Post Natal Specialist, and she is a Can-Fit Pro Member and is certified as an administrator of Functional Movements Screens. Emma has studied the Health and Wellness Diploma Program at Camosun College in Victoria, B.C. and is a presenter to other fitness instructors, providing professional development opportunities and training.

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