Our Valuable Team Members
Dr. Chris Keay
Dr. Chris Keay, DTCM, R.Ac, B.Sc., graduated from the Alberta College of Acupuncture and Traditional Chinese Medicine in 2005. He has been practising acupuncture and Chinese herbology for over 14 years in treating thousands of Calgarians with results. Based on the holistic approach in traditional Chinese medicine, he not only helps his clients in reducing pain but also maintain a good quality of wellness and health. The treatment is always a cure to the diseases and conditions, in treating both symptoms as well as the causes.
Dr. Keay specializes in the following areas: pain (neck and shoulder pain, back pain, migraines headache, sports injuries), common cold (flu, coughing), stress disorders (insomnia, depression, anxiety), cancer care (strengthens body immune system, supporting chemo and radiotherapies, inhibit cancer growth), women health (painful period, infertility, irregular period), digestive problems (belching, stomach pain, reflux, constipation, gallstone, kidney stone), men health (prostate swelling, urination dysfunction).
Suneela Ahuja D.M.O received her Bachelors in Dentistry. She started working with Calgary pain management center since 2015. Suneela thoroughly enjoyed the variety of classes and volunteer programs that she participated in during her degree. Passionate about holistic healthcare, Suneela completed a post-graduate program at the National Manual Osteopathic College and received her Diploma of Manual Osteopathy. There she learnt techniques for structural adjustments that use the client’s muscular strength to facilitate the correction. Her structural techniques use a method of muscular contraction, followed by relaxation to move the skeletal system into proper alignment. Suneela loves the complexities of the human body and has enjoyed learning different techniques that focus on solving the problem at hand from multiple perspectives. For example, she will often use myofascial release techniques, visceral as well as craniosacral therapy modalities to relieve a wide range of conditions. As a Manual Osteopath, Suneela considers and treats each condition from a whole body perspective. This technique has been very beneficial to clients with low back pain, concussions, jaw dysfunction and headaches, to name a few. When she has free time, Suneela loves to listen music, travel and explore the outdoors with her family or have a chai tea latte with her friends.
Nolan joined Mantra in 2011, and has been practicing massage therapy since graduating from the Mount Royal University Massage Therapy program in 2008. He has worked in a wide array of settings from sports clinics and spas to providing mobile massage around the city. Nolan leads an active life, believing in the importance of physical fitness for optimum health, and has a diverse background in sports, weight lifting and athletics. His experience in multiple massage disciplines has allowed Nolan to work with his clients to achieve their personal treatment goals. Nolan specializes in therapeutic and deep tissue massage where he focuses on breaking down chronic pain patterns in the body through the release of tension in the muscle and surrounding connective tissue. Nolan is 2200 hour recognized with all insurance providers and has worked with high level athletes from the NCAA, NHL, Olympics and more. Whether you need a deep tissue massage to break up stubborn knots, a sports massage to help prepare for the big race or a soothing relaxation massage to melt away from your stresses, Nolan will be able to accommodate you. (Hot Stone, Raindrop Therapy, Relaxation, Reflexology, Thai Compression, Prenatal, Deep Tissue, Sports Massage)
Mandy graduated from the 2200 Hour Program at MH Vicars School of Massage Therapy in 2010. She is registered with the Massage Therapy Association of Alberta. She has several years of experience treating tension and pain in the body using a variety of massage modalities. Mandy specializes in relaxation, sport and deep tissue, therapeutic, pregnancy, and Thai herbal compress massage.
Trish graduated from Foothills College of Massage Therapy in September 2005 and has been practicing massage therapy full time ever since. She decided to study massage after seeing firsthand how much it helps people; it was the only treatment that worked for her chronic shoulder pain. She has practiced in both clinical and spa settings, and can help a variety of clients ranging from those looking to relax and relieve stress to those with more serious injuries. She enjoys treating repetitive strain, sports and occupational conditions, and has a deep interest in maintaining the well-being of her clients. She shares her passion for massage by volunteering at events such as Yogathon and Run for the Cure. Trish also practices reflexology, pre and post-natal massage,and hot stone massage.
Shakya is our Registered Massage Therapist to work with Mantra Wellness Centre. Shakya Gyaltsen (Tibetan) born and raised up in India, fully qualified or physician of Tibetan herbal medicine and successfully completed his six years’ medical courses at the prestigious Men-Tsee-Khang (Tibetan Medical & Astrological Institute) founded by His Holiness the Dalai Lama, Dharamsala, INDIA and achieved 1st division Men-Ram-Pa (MD in Tibetan Medicine) degree in 2003. Including all the modalities like Fire cupping, Tibetan herbal massage, Tibetan herbal compress massage, Tibetan herbal steam therapy, Tibetan herbal medicine bath and Indian head massage etc. For the past 12 years (until he moved to Canada in 2015), he has been practicing at Men-Tsee-Khang Clinics in New Delhi, Bangalore, Itanagar and Tezu in India. During this period he also travelled to Germany, Bulgaria and France as visiting physician representing Men-Tsee-Khang.
In 2018 he completed my 2200 hours massage diploma and Acupuncture diploma from Calgary College of Traditional Chinese Medicine and Acupuncture, trained in Swedish massage, deep tissue massage, Chinese tuina massage and present registered with RMTA (Remedial Massage Therapists Association). Shakya is always friendly and outgoing, and very passionate about his client care and looks forward to helping his clients relieve pain and find relaxation.
Genny is an Advanced Clinical Massage Therapy graduate of Makami College’s 3000hr program. Genny has had the opportunity to acquire experience doing a variety of treatments that include therapeutic, myofascial release, relaxation, prenatal, thai herbal compress, hot stone, and bamboo massage. Genny places a great deal of importance on providing her clients with a broad line of options, and she ensures that their physical and mental wellness are looked after.
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