Gabriela Vrana

Gabriela Vrana

RMT

Biography

As a former NCAA Tennis player, Gabriela has always been interested in sports related injuries and muscle recovery. She has practiced massage therapy for several years in Whistler, B.C. and has a lot of experience with sports massage. Her style can been described as therapeutic and relaxing. Practicing as an RMT has been a very rewarding experience.  Gabriela has experience with geriatric massage, and prenatal massage She has worked with patients recovering from motor vehicle accidents  and office workers suffering from general stiffness. Together with her patients Gabriela creates a specific treatment plan tailored just for them.

Outside of work, Gabriela has recently taken a certified scuba diving course in Kauai.  She still plays tennis occasionally, and hopes to compete again for fun. On a day off, she will be out hiking in nature with her beautiful boxer dog.

Chronology

Place of Education:
WCCMT New Westminster
Years in Practice:
Eight
Additional Training/Techniques:
Recently I have been working on finishing my BHSc. I do a lot of trigger point therapy, as well as muscle stripping and frictions. I balance the therapeutic work with a lot of Swedish and circulatory techniques with passive stretching to reduce residual next day tenderness.
Professional Interests:
I am currently interested in therapeutic contrast hot and cold stone massage, cranial sacral therapy, neurokinetic therapy, Thai massage, I am also planing to tune up on joint mobilizations, PNF and strengthening/stretching therapeutic exercise.