9 Elements Spa & Reflexology

Our Team

 


JANELLE

SERVICES OFFERED: Reflexology, Essential Oil Massage, Gua Sha, Cupping, Facial Reflexology

Janelle began practicing massage and acupuncture when a serious injury forced her to reevaluate her path in life. She taught yoga and studied various massage modalities in her home country of Australia before moving to Canada in 2015. Janelle continued to study both acupuncture and Traditional Chinese Medicine in Vancouver before moving to Victoria in 2017. Janelle considers it an immense privilege to work with older, more traditional models of the human body and their paradigms of health and illness. She believes that touch is incredibly powerful and cannot be underestimated as a tool for balance and integration. An avid reader, when Janelle isn’t with us you can find her in a quiet, sunny place with her nose in a book. She loves green tea and dark chocolate.


THALIA

SERVICES OFFERED: Essential Oil Massage, Reflexology, Gua Sha, Cupping, Facial Reflexology, Traditional Acupuncture, Cosmetic Acupuncture, Community Acupuncture, Reiki.

Thalia is a registered acupuncturist and an avid outdoors-woman. She grew up in Banff National Park surrounded by nature which ignited a curiosity about ecological processes and led to a degree in Geography and Environmental Studies at The University of Victoria. After some time and lots of yoga, she found her passion was exploring the internal environment of the body which led her to Traditional Chinese Medicine acupuncture. She graduated from Pacific Rim College in 2017. She uses acupuncture, massage, cupping and gua sha to restore the body’s innate intelligence to heal itself and sustain health and harmony.


AGNI

SERVICES OFFERED: Thai Massage, Traditional Acupuncture, Cosmetic Acupuncture, Community Acupuncture, Cupping, Gua Sha, Reflexology, Reiki.

Agni is a Registered Acupuncturist and Traditional Chinese Medicine Practitioner with the College of Traditional Chinese Medicine Practitioners and Acupuncturists of British Columbia.  Agni completed her 5-year Doctorate of Traditional Chinese Medicine at Pacific Rim College in Victoria, BC. As a TCM health care practitioner, Agni is as eager to treat the common cold as she is to address digestive issues, allergies, dermatological concerns, anxiety, stress, pain and trauma, and chronic degenerative conditions. She has a special interest in mental health, addictions, eating disorders, autoimmune conditions, sports medicine and rehabilitation and optimal nutrition. Agni is interested in working with women to balance hormones, regulate their reproductive systems, and support all three trimesters of pregnancy. Agni has additional training in AcuSculpt and Mei Zen cosmetic acupuncture, which promote facial rejuvenation, cellulite reduction and healthy aging. She encourages individuals to become ambassadors of their own health through dietary and lifestyle changes. Agni studied Thai Massage at Jera Traditional Thai Massage School in Chiang Mai, Thailand in June 2018. Outside of body work and Chinese Medicine, her many passions include meditation, painting, exploring both beautiful BC and far-off destinations, and curling up with a fantasy novel and a mug of bone broth.


ELAINE

SERVICES OFFERED: Essential Oil Massage, Reflexology, Reiki Massage.

Elaine is a recently registered Shiatsu Therapist who has worked in the healthcare field for over 20 years. She has always been intrigued by alternative and holistic health practices and is continually exploring new modalities. Stress is one of the largest contributors to illness and Elaine’s practice is centered around releasing the blocked energy that builds up in the body from daily stress. Elaine’s oil massages use an integrated form of relaxing shiatsu massage techniques that can include the use of sound therapy, Reiki, Japanese hot stones and acupressure points along the meridian lines of the body. Fully clothed massage is also available, on request. Elaine has raised two lovely daughters, enjoys hiking, reading and exploring her creative side with journal making, felting and painting.


JOANNA

SERVICES OFFERED: Essential Oil Massage, Reflexology, Facial Reflexology.

After graduating from Wellington College of Massage Therapies in Winnipeg, Joanna spent nine years perfecting her craft while working in one of the city’s top spas. Her passion for travel has enabled her to experience various forms of holistic therapies. She has incorporated many of their elements into her own unique style. Joanna provides her clients with deep therapeutic touch, at the same time enabling them to experience a profound sense of relaxation. Expect to experience a combination of deep tissue massage, trigger points, aromatherapy and stretching when you book a massage with her! Always looking for new ways to enrich her knowledge, she completed an Applied Reflexology course in 2017. Joanna makes every effort to ensure each of her guests leave relaxed and rejuvenated.


NIKOLA

SERVICES OFFERED: Essential Oil Massage, Reflexology, Reiki.

Nikola is a Certified Spa therapist and Reiki Energy Practitioner (Level 2). She studied at the Vancouver School of Healing Arts, where she dived into the world of massage therapy, aromatherapy and reflexology. Ever since she became involved in massage she became fascinated with Reiki, as she believes that humans are magical beings that can heal with their touch, either physical or energetic. Nikola is currently furthering her Reiki studies at the Reiki Energy School in Victoria. She was born in Czech republic and came to Canada in 2012.
After coming to beautiful British Columbia and experiencing the natural wonders of ocean and mountains in this place, she fell in love. Inspired by its’ beauty, she taught herself visual arts and enjoys this on a daily basis.


JANICE

SERVICES OFFERED: Traditional Acupuncture, Community Acupuncture, Cosmetic Acupuncture.

Janice graduated from Vancouver International College of Traditional Chinese Medicine. She has a special interest in treating pain, anxiety, depression, PTSD, nervous system disorders, heath promotion, and children. Janice first experienced acupuncture herself as a patient after she had a car accident, and after she got her life back from pain with acupuncture she decided to study acupuncture to help others. She believes that acupuncture has the ability to heal the whole person, physiologically and psychologically. Her 20 years of experience with Western Medicine as an RN make her uniquely qualified to bridge TCM with conventional medicine. She brings her caring and experience into clinical practice.

Extra training and experience: TCM psychology, TCM diet therapy, Motor point therapy, Cosmetic acupuncture, TCM rejuvenation, and TCM geriatrics and pediactrics.

As an RN, Janice specialized in Children’s ER, IV team, oncology clinic. Janice worked at B.C. Children’s hospital for 11 years. Janice also worked with Adults in ER, CCU, IV team, Clinical research coordinator and was a sexual assault nurse examiner.


CAROLINA

SERVICES OFFERED: Reflexology, Relax & Renew Reiki Massage, Facial Reflexology, Reiki, Reiki Massage.

Carolina started her therapist work in 2013 and has been a Reiki Master and Practitioner for over 6 years. She qualified at the Fundación Hispanoamericana Mikao Usui and Komyo Reiki Kai. More recently, she qualified in Reiki Massage and is excited about the potential of this combination between touch and energy work. Carolina has taught and practiced these loving healing methods in Mexico and has been invited to practice in Canada, the Netherlands, and Panama. She says, “I am humbled and proud to be invited to be part of this beautiful community in Victoria, and especially the high vibration Healing Center, 9 Elements Spa.” Carolina will be training in Shiatsu Massage for the next 4 months at Windsong College and unfortunately has had to leave her beloved Victoria for this time! – she cannot wait to be back with her colleagues and clients in February, 2019.