Staff

Lindsay M. Todd

Lindsay Todd2 smRegistered Massage Therapist

With an extensive history in multiple sports, Lindsay has personal knowledge of sports related injuries, she has also taken the CAN FIT PRO personal training course with a passion for getting athletes back in the game

She also taken continuing education courses in post surgical breast care, which helps with the healing process after having breast surgery, whether it be mastectomy or augmentation, working with the scar tissue to help prevent adhesions around implants.

She also works on patients during and after a pregnancy to help the changing demands on the muscles to support the body, along with the sciatica and  discomfort throughout the body.

Lindsay also works on everyday stresses from long days at the computer (neck tension, carpal tunnel syndrome and headaches)  and sometimes just to relax from life.

With an outgoing personality, she looks forward to helping you getting back to the game of life with a little less tension.

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Susan Christie Riel

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Registered Massage Therapist


Susan Christie Riel has been a massage therapy practitioner at Advanced Healing Arts (formerly Coquitlam Massage Therapy) since February 1994 after graduating from the West Coast College of Massage Therapy in the summer of 1993. She was registered with the College of Massage Therapy of B.C. as an RMT in the fall of that same year. In July of 2005 she moved her practice into her home and after selling it, she decided to rejoin Dr. A. Taylor at the AHA clinic location.

Susan is also a Yoga Teacher and has been teaching since the spring of 1972 after finishing a Yoga Teacher's Training Course in the summer of 1971 in Val Morin, Quebec. She has taught in North Vancouver, Vancouver, Burnaby, California (1977) and Coquitlam over these many years since. She currently teaches adult community education courses for the Burnaby School Board and has been doing so since 1974.

Both Yoga and massage therapy are holistic health care and well-being practices that, when combined work very well together toward more optimal and positive patient outcomes. Susan's massage therapy practice has applied the benefits of both disciplines in the treatment of her patient load and therefore her practice has always focused on overall stress reduction, health management, maintenance and prevention. Although many of her patients started off coming to her for massage therapy after car accidents, surgery or major illness ( after being referred to her by their physicians) they most often continued treatments after recovery for overall health maintenance and prevention therapy.

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Mary van Geyn

Mary_van_GeynCertified Reflexologist

REFLEXOLOGY is a method of stimulating the REFLEX POINTS in the feet that correspond with each of the body’s organs and functions. It is a perfect fit with massage therapy, chiropractic, and all other healing modalities. By rebalancing and deeply relaxing the body's system, the effectiveness of other treatments are vastly improved. WHOLISTIC, NON-INVASIVE and GENTLE, it is a beneficial for all ages – infant to seniors!

Following a detailed mapping of the body, gentle pressure is applied with the fingers and thumb of the practitioner on the plantar, dorsal, lateral and medial sides of each foot. Correct stimulation of these reflex points causes a release of trapped stress and tension, bringing about a deep state of relaxation. Toxins are also released, and ones’ natural energies flow freely, assisting to normalize the entire system. The body is REVITALIZED and SUPPORTED in its own healing process.

Mary van Geyn has been offering Reflexology for 7 years with her fellow practitioners at Advanced Healing Arts. She obtained her certification from the Pacific Institute of Reflexology, completing both Basic and Advanced Clinical courses. She is currently a Board Member with the Reflexology Association of BC, acting as their Membership Director. She attended both UBC and SFU, and holds a B.A. in Communications – Interpersonal Relations.


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Eileen Li

Eileen_LiCertified Colon Hydro Therapist


*Certificate of Completion -Foundation Level I-ACT

*Certificate of Membership I-ACT ,

*Membership- Of Academy of Naturopaths and Naturotherapists of Canada. (ANN)


Eileen suffered with constipation for over 20 years trying several different ways to solve the problem such as medicines, drinks, acupuncture, massage, exercise, diets etc. until she discovered colon hydro therapy which eliminated the problem. This gave her the passion to share it with others why colon hydro therapy is extremely important for the wellbeing of your body and continued healthy living.

The other many benefits she personally discovered was experiencing more energy, eliminated joint pain, cleansed her facial skin, depression, eliminated toxins, allergies, weight loss, indigestion, gas and bloating and better sleep.

The end result is her body felt light and fresh by eliminating all the toxins.

www.liancolonic.ca

 

 

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Katolen Yardley

Katolen Yardley smKatolen Yardley, MNIMH -Medical Herbalist
Member of the National Institute of Medical Herbalists

Katolen is a Medical Herbalist and a member of the National Institute of Medical Herbalists, currently in private practice in Vancouver and Port Moody, BC and offers online consultations throughout North America. She has been employed in the Holistic Health field since 1993, with clinical experience since 1995. Her personal interest in health lies with the emotional connection to wellness and dis-ease. She specializes in women’s health issues, skin dis-ease, digestive and nervous system disorders and believes in providing usable tools for healing through inspiration and education.

Katolen has been involved in curriculum development for numerous educational programs and teaches herbal medicine courses at Boucher Institute of Naturopathic Medicine and Pacific Rim College and offers seminars and lectures to the general public. She is a clinic supervisor of a Dominion Herbal College approved student training clinic. Katolen is the Vice President of the Canadian Council of Herbalist Associations (CCHA) and a second term president of the Canadian Herbalist's Association of BC (CHA of BC). She is the author of the book - The Good Living Guide to Natural and Herbal Remedies (release date August, 2016)

Since 1998, she has appeared monthly on Global Television Morning News, where she offers herbal information to the public. Katolen has been a guest on the Discovery Channel’s Healthy Home Show, has been published in numerous magazines and health journals including: the British Journal of Phytotherapy, Shared Vision Magazine, Elated News, Choices Markets Newsletters and Living + Magazine, she is a guest speaker at the Canadian School of Natural Nutrition, has presented at international conferences including Phytotherapy Canada, the BC Pharmacy Association, the Canadian Herbalists Association of BC, Health Action Network, Kootenay Herb Conference, Vancouver Island Herb Gathering, Powell River Women's Health Network, Washington State's Northwest Herbal Fair, Northern California Women's Herbal Symposium, the BC Post Secondary Support Staff Conference and appeared in interviews on the Dr. Don Show, the Simi Sara Show, CKVN News, CBC National News, The Weather Network, CBC Talk Radio, CKNW’s World Today and CFML Radio.

What is a Medical Herbalist?

When treating the client a Medical Herbalist seeks out the underlying cause of the health problem and, once identified, it is this, which is treated rather than the symptoms alone. A Medical Herbalist can also provide accurate information on any possible contraindications and/or potential drug-herb interactions.

Medical Herbalists are highly trained practitioners that combine the use of botanical medicine, science, nutrition and supplements to restore health. Medical Herbalists are not doctors, nor do they diagnose; they are, however, trained in the same diagnostic skills as orthodox doctors and take a more holistic approach to illness. They have completed at least 4 years of study in Herbal Medicine and have had extensive training in anatomy, physiology, pathology, clinical assessment, pharmacology, biochemistry, botany, materia medica, and philosophy of Herbal Medicine, therapeutics and nutrition. The National Institute of Medical Herbalists is a worldwide recognised governing body representing herbal practitioners, originally founded in 1864.

Frequentlly Asked Questions: http://www.katolenyardley.com/Clinics_FAQ.htm

To book a clinic appointment please call 604 683 2298 or 604 939 4325 visit www.katolenyardley.com

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