Our Team

At Urban Massage & Wellness we are dedicated to helping clients achieve a higher quality of life. We have extensive education and experience with a commitment to continue the learning process in order to provide the most current and innovative treatments.

We have consciously designed our team of like-minded professionals to exceed your expectations in getting your body where it needs to be so you can live the life you love!

Nicole St.Laurent Owner, DMO, RMT:

Completed a 3000hr Registered Massage Therapy program and then went on to gain her Diploma in Manual Osteopathy from the National Manual Osteopathic College in Red Deer, Alberta.

She believes in the holistic approach of manual osteopathy, finding that addressing the body as a whole delivers outstanding results for clients suffering from both acute and chronic conditions. Nicole enjoys seeing people reap the benefits of manual osteopathy & massage and is constantly looking to expand her expertise in all areas of manual therapy through further education. Maintaining a strong belief that manual therapy has the ability to stimulate the body’s own healing processes, Nicole is interested in working with clients who wish to be a participant in their own health.

“I feel like my passion & purpose have aligned and am incredibly grateful to be apart of my clients’ journey to function and wellbeing. There is nothing more fulfilling than helping someone move beyond pain and disfunction, allowing them to live the life they love! I look forward to many more years practicing in the profession that ultimately chose me!”

Elizabeth Grosset RMT:

Graduated with honours from Makami College where she acquired her 3000 hour advanced massage therapy license. Elizabeth has been in good standing with RMTA for 5 years and has worked in St.Albert for many years specializing in sports massage, deep tissue, paediatric, and therapeutic relaxation massage. Along with trigger point therapy and myofascial release techniques.

Elizabeth takes pride in the education and experience of treating all clients. Focusing on their goals during every treatment to reduce restrictions and regain function and range of motion in the body for a better quality of life.

Sonia Van Der Vinne RMT:

Completed her 3000 hour Massage Therapy Diploma in May of 2017 and is very excited to be a part of the team at Urban Massage and Wellness. She is skilled in relaxation, deep tissue, hot stone massage, prenatal massage, orthopedic assessment and massage, etc. Her treatments are mainly focused on therapeutic massage and trigger point therapy. She believes that a good treatment is not based on the amount of pressure given; but more about how the pressure is applied. Sonia works with her clients to improving their quality of life and their overall health. ***Currently Adventuring in South America…Will return June 2018

Jennifer Moore RMT:

Originally from the Annapolis Valley, NS, Jenn is a graduate from The Canadian College of Massage and Hydrotherapy and received her diploma in June 2013. While attending the college she actively participated in a Neurology Clinic, as well as Out-Reach Clinics for IWK cancer kids and Dalhousie theatre grads. CCMH has given Jenn the ability to perform therapeutic massage, joint mobilization, myofascial & myoskeletal release, remex exercises and hydrotherapy.

She has obtained certificates in Myofascial Postural Correction, Hot/Cold Stone Therapy, Onsen Technique, Jade Stone and Vocal Massage (Laryengeal Manipulation and Release).

Jenn has an extensive background in voice and teaches voice lessons, musical theatre classes, directs, and performs on stage. Jenn also has a love for horses and being outside rock climbing, hiking, gardening or anything fun.

Richard Luong RMT:

After graduating from Makami College top of his class and earning his 3000 hours, Richard integrates this extensive knowledge to his professional practice through his ability to listen, assess accurately and cater to the needs of his client. He specializes in advance neuromuscular techniques, deep tissue, and trigger point therapy. Client satisfaction and knowledge transfer to restore and enhance his client’s healthy lifestyle is at the heart of his work. Richard’s greatest reward is seeing his clients succeed in their day-to-day activities with comfort.

Courtney Olde RMT:

Full member of the Remedial Massage Therapist Association Alberta –
Courtney completed the 3000-hour registered massage therapy programme in British Columbia’s, world renowned Vancouver College of Massage Therapy, in clinical and therapeutic massage treatments and aftercare. After completion Courtney then went on to completed two career progression courses in advanced Systematic Deep Tissue Massage techniques by Armand Ayaltin.

She and her family moved to St. Albert in December 2017 and has since offered specialized deep tissue massages, which ultimately aims to, through proper assessment, and continued treatment, to realign the body back into its proper alignment and systematic natural functionality. Her massages allow the body to find its equilibrium which benefits overall health in body and its day to day functionality. She believes in treating the body as a whole and applying her advanced Systematic Deep Tissue Massage techniques as part of the treatment plan.

Her specialization is therefore advanced deep tissue massage whilst incorporating specialized techniques gained through advanced training and experience such as craniosacral therapy, joint mobilization, trigger point therapy, sprains and strains, chronic pain or fatigue, stress reduction, pregnancy, post-surgery, Swedish, and myofascial release to name a few. Courtney is thus able consult and treat on conditions such as tendonitis, scars, headaches, cardiovascular and respiratory condition. Furthermore, Courtney is able to consider and treat a variety of clients from those who suffer after an accident or injury.

Through her profession, Courtney is able to asses a client’s needs, provide therapeutic or continual correctional massage treatment and also help with providing aftercare plans and exercise techniques which all coalesce to create a complete treatment programme which is based on a client to client basis. She looks forward to treating you-

Joshua Gibbon RMT:

Originally from Scotland, Josh immigrated to Canada after completing his honours degree in Human Physiology in 2011. With a keen interest in understanding how the human body works, Josh decided to take it a step further and completed his 3000 hour advanced Massage therapy diploma at MaKami College.

Specializing in a wide variety of techniques including orthopaedic assessment, deep tissue, sports therapy, myofascial cupping and advanced neuromuscular techniques he provides effective treatments and pain relief for various musculoskeletal conditions including strains & sprains, overuse injuries, Whiplash(MVA) cases, frozen shoulder, Carpel tunnel like symptoms and general muscle pain.

Josh continually works with his clients to improve their quality of life, by providing accurate assessment and treatment as well as the correct education for home care and future health enhancement.

Marian Curran RMT:

Marian is a registered member of the Massage Therapist Association of Alberta. She graduated with honors in 2001 from the 2200 hour registered massage therapy programme of Northumberland College in Halifax, Nova Scotia. Marian then went on to become a holistic therapist with certifications in Ayurvedic Counselling, 500 hour Yoga Teacher Training, Bowen Therapy, Lomi-Lomi, Aromatherapy, Meditation Instruction and Reiki Master. She has also taken additional training in craniosacral and myofascial cupping.

Her real gift is reading her clients physical and spiritual needs and then offering a combination of therapies to treat any imbalances. She enjoys sharing the knowledge of Ayurvedic medicine with her clients and offering small but powerful lifestyle changes to promote healing, increase body awareness and decrease stress.

Marian has lived and worked in the U.S. and Mexico and the last five years owned and operated a successful yoga and wellness centre in Prince Edward Island. She recently moved to St. Albert to be closer to her family. Marian is inspired to share her years of experience with her clients to help them find balance in their lives.