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Ms. Sriprai (Sonya) Palahicky

Treatments Offered

  • Pregnancy Massage
  • Sports Massage
  • Therapeutic Touch
  • Aromatherapy
  • Graston Technique
  • Myofascial Cupping
  • Thai Massage

Alleviate Massage Therapy & Wellness

Address: 4825 89 Street Suite 13
Edmonton, AB
Phone Number: 7804121028
Email Address: 
Website: www.alleviatemassagetherapy.com
Sunday: Closed
Monday: 8:00am to 8:00pm
Tuesday: 8:00am to 8:00pm
Wednesday: 8:00am to 8:00pm
Thursday: 8:00am to 8:00pm
Friday: 8:00am to 8:00pm
Saturday: Closed

About Sriprai (Sonya)

Sonya has been working with massage clients for many years, and she has more than 2200 hours of training. Sonya's practice is primarily therapeutic massage, working with clients who are rehabilitating from injury or dealing with a chronic condition. Sonya believes that an essential part of her work is to educate clients with stretching and strengthening exercises that they can do daily. She is dedicated to staying current with massage therapy techniques and practices, in order to provide up-to-date care and advice for her clients.

Education

Sonya, B.Sc., RMT graduated from the MH Vicars School of Massage Therapy with a diploma in Registered Massage Therapy. Before becoming a massage therapist, Sonya earned a Bachelor of Science Degree in Computer Science. She began her massage therapy training in Thailand, attaining her Certified Professional Thai Massage Level I from Watpo Thai Traditional Medical School in 2011, and attending the Certified Advanced Practitioner and Teacher Training Program at ITM International Training Massage School in 2014. She has added to her therapeutic skills by taking continuing education in Cupping Therapy, Kinesio Taping, Aromatherapy for RMTs and the Graston Technique.

Career

Sonya has been interested in massage since her childhood in Bangkok, Thailand, where Thai Massage was a part of her family's culture for many generations. Her mother is a Thai Massage Therapist in Thailand and was Sonya's first instructor and her inspiration. Sonya has enjoyed success as a therapist at wellness centres and in private practice. Her early practice was primarily Thai Massage, while her recent work has been more therapy-focused. Sonya founded Alleviate Massage Therapy & Wellness Centre in 2016.

Professional Achievements

Sonya is a member of the MTAA (Massage Therapist Association of Alberta), Registered Massage Therapist graduate, and a Certified Thai Massage Therapist and Instructor. Her goal for Alleviate Massage Therapy & Wellness Centre is to provide all clients with education and understanding to maintain optimal health.

Therapist Qualifications

Remedial Massage Therapy

Thai Massage Therapy

Myofascial Release

Myofascial Cupping Therapy

Prenatal & Postnatal Massage

Aromatherapy for RMT's

Graston Technique

Kinesio Taping Method

Joint mobilizations

Remedial Stretch & Exercise

Orthopaedic Assessment

Certified Standard First Aid & CPR