Meet Our Team

All of our RMTs are in good standing with the

College of Massage Therapists of British Columbia (CMTBC).

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Lara Boucher

Registered Massage Therapist

Much of Lara's child, and young-adult hood was spent in a dance studio. Starting from a young age, Lara spent 20 years in the studio as a student, youth company member, independent artist and instructor. Lara spent time as a member of both Dancestreams Youth Dance Company, and the Arts Umbrella Senior Dance Company, and was honoured to be named the winner of the Senior Ballet category at the BC Provincial Festival of the Arts. Anatomy and manual therapy  play a large part in one's life as a dancer, and as such, seemed a natural career choice to transition into when she decided to leave the dance world behind.

A graduate of the West Coast College of Massage Therapy in New Westminster, Lara spent time during her practicum working with the UBC Cross Country running team, at GF Strong Rehabilitation Centre and in the pre and post natal units at BC Women's Hospital. One of the highlights of Lara's career to date, is spending the past four summers as a member of the BC Bike Race Wellness Team; helping mountain bikers from around the world complete a gruelling seven day stage race.

Whether it's working with athletes to aid in injury prevention or recovery, providing symptomatic relief for chronic conditions, or simply to help your body deal with your daily life stresses, Lara's goal is to get you back doing what you love!

Matthew Halverson

Registered Massage Therapist

Matt’s passion for health and athletics led him to pursue Paramedics, Personal Training, and Registered Massage Therapy. Through this diverse education, Matt acquired a strong understanding of both the mechanism and physiological response to injury and rehabilitation.

He has worked with active patients ranging from weekend warriors to professional and national level athletes, highlighted by his work with the BC Lions, Vancouver Whitecaps, Maple Ridge Burrards, Team Canada Ballhockey, the 2010 Vancouver Paralympics and the Cayman Islands National Team.
Matt was also a respected member of the West Coast College of Massage Therapy faculty for 4 years where, while teaching courses in anatomy, kinesiology, assessment, pathology, orthopedics and neurology, he helped aspiring massage therapy students to improve their practical massage skills as well as develop their assessment and clinical reasoning.
Through this experience, he believes active rehabilitation, including exercise, and stretching along with manual and massage techniques are crucial pieces to a successful and complete recovery. Matt’s focus is to not only reduce your pain, but to also get you back to enjoying the activities that currently give you discomfort.

Matt is excited to be joining the Campbell River Storm for the 2019/2020 season as their athletic trainer / manual therapist!

Hours

Monday - Friday: 9am - 5pm

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90B Westgate Rd, Campbell River BC, V9W 1R2

Tel: 778.418.3332 ~ willowpointmassage@gmail.com

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