Meet Our Team
Acupuncturist. Clinical Counsellor. Chiropractor. Kinesiologist. (Active Rehabilitation). Registered Massage Therapist (RMT). Reiki Practitioner
Congrong (Tina) Huang,
Tina has been an acupuncturist in Canada since 2014, but has been practicing Chinese Medicine since 1990 in Guizhou, China. Her many years of experience has given her a vast knowledge of how the human body functions. Tina communicates well to thoroughly assess each patient and then provides a variety of treatments such as needling, tuina, guasha, blood-letting and other techniques to skillfully optimize each patient’s treatment. She is calm, focused, and passionate about improving people’s lives and hopes that she can make an impact on as many people as possible.
Dr. Jagdave (JD) Kalkat,
Dr. JD Kalkat is a chiropractor born and raised in Delta, British Columbia. Dr. Kalkat went to Simon Fraser University on an entrance scholarship, where he obtained his Bachelor of Science in Health Sciences. He then went to the University of Western States in Portland, Oregon, where he obtained his Doctor of Chiropractic. Dr. Kalkat is board certified in both Canada and the United States.
At the University of Western States, Dr. Kalkat practiced under former BC Lions center and current chiropractor, Dr. Doug Davies. It is through this mentorship that Dr. Kalkat credits his excellent understanding of sports related injuries. He enjoys dealing with all aspects of care, whether it is rehab related, or maintenance care. In particular, Dr. Kalkat likes to deal with chronic low back and neck cases, as well as sports related injuries. His treatment consists of using a combination of adjusting, soft tissue therapy, as well as rehab exercises and taping, in accordance with a patient’s needs. Dr. Kalkat’s goal is to help both chronic and acute patients get to pain free, optimal level of activity.
Sonia is a Registered Clinical Counsellor and graduated with her Masters of Counselling Psychology Degree from Adler University. She has a wide range of training and experience working with adolescents, adults and families, and provides counselling services in both English and Punjabi.
Your mental health is impacted by the systems you live within - especially with the increased stressors and challenges brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic. Sonia believes that the mind, body and spirit are all connected and works with you to explore, grow and heal. Sonia is committed to offering her clients a judgement-free, empathy-filled space through a trauma informed lens.
She works from a strength-based, collaborative and holistic approach utilizing a variety of techniques and interventions that are designed to match individual needs. Her calm, caring and open-minded attitude helps clients feel comfortable, respected and understood as they grow at their own pace.
Registered Massage Therapist (RMT) Reiki Master
Anthony has had the opportunity to travel the world learning effective healing techniques. After receiving his teaching degree in Sydney, Australia, he went on to teach anatomy as a Science Specialist in California. This knowledge of anatomy has served as an excellent foundation for his training as a Yoga Instructor in India, and a Reiki Master in Japan. Having encountered people feeling the physical effects of a hectic lifestyle, Anthony decided to study massage therapy at Sutherland Chan Massage School in Toronto to learn how he could help. His dedication to updating skills has lead him to take courses in Deep Tissue Therapy, and Sports Massage, face and scalp massage for TMJ (jaw pain), headaches and neck pain.
Anthony’s treatments address the muscles, joints and fascia to resolve the underlying source of pain and dysfunction. His detailed approach has enabled him to effectively treat clients with scoliosis, sciatica, foot and knee pain. With the comfort of adjustable pregnancy bolsters that gently cradle the belly, Anthony also offers prenatal massage to reduce back, and neck pain as well as swelling in the hands and feet.
Anthony has a unique talent for identifying sources of pain in the body. He will then provide a treatment plan to suit your specific needs, leaving you in the ultimate state of relaxation.
Anthony has had the rare and valuable experience of learning Reiki in the country of it’s origin, Japan. His journey to discover Reiki is one that took him to the far corners of the world. After receiving a Diploma of Primary Education in Sydney, Australia from the University of Western Sydney, he went on to become a teacher to Science students in Elementary school in San Jose California. Working in Silicon Valley during the early days of the tech boom, Anthony noticed high levels of stress among his students and their parents because of unhealthy work-life balance in families. He sought to learn how to heal people from stress by moving to Japan, where Reiki was first practiced. In 1999, Anthony arrived in Tokyo and started to learn the Usui method of Reiki. After studying in Japan for 7 years, he became a Reiki Master.
Registered Massage Therapist (RMT)
Petra Jurcak graduated from Vancouver College of Massage Therapy in 2009. She treats with a gentle heart and strong hands, using her knowledge as well as her intuition. Petra focuses on the patients’ well being first, and then any condition that may be present. Her professional and friendly manner allows patients to feel comfortable and confident in her treatments, and each treatment is suited to their needs, whether it be a desire for relaxation, or dealing with an orthopedic or soft tissue complaint.
Petra is trained in the safe and effective treatment of many physical complaints, and a wide variety of orthopedic and systemic concerns; some of these include pregnancy-related discomfort, post-fracture/operative complaints, soft tissue injuries, arthritic pain, headaches, and stress.
As a former instructor at Vancouver College of Massage Therapy, Petra spent close to five years sharing her knowledge with future RMTs, and has always done the same in the clinic through patient education. She very often incorporates homecare advice into treatments to help patients discover ways that they can potentially improve their quality of movement, and proactively decrease some of the discomfort that may be present in their body.
Outside the clinic, Petra follows a health-focused lifestyle, spending her time learning more about the body, and what makes it function well, whether it be through exercise, or nutrition; One of her future goals includes becoming a certified yoga instructor. An important part of her life is getting out into nature, and you can often find her exploring the mountains and forests, or simply tending to her plants at home. In her spare time, she also creates handmade jewellery, and art pieces. It has always been very natural for Petra to work with her hands, and she is quite passionate about what she does.
Amanda Leah Seminiano,
Registered Massage Therapist (RMT)
Registered Massage Therapist (since 2010), Fascial Stretch Therapist Level II
"It's never too late to start listening to your body and give it what it needs. "
Amanda believes health is an essential part of life. She has been lucky enough to find one of my passions in life - massage therapy - and I'm grateful to be able to do this as my career. As a massage therapist, her goal is to listen to patient's needs and to help them achieve their maximum potential through a combination of modalities. All patient treatments are customized and designed based their assessment which may include postural alignment, functional movement, strength testing, and special tests. Amanda focuses mainly on obtaining functional range of motion, strength and power, aligning structures and guiding muscles to perform to its optimal ability by looking at the entire body's structure.
Amanda has the experience in treating the following lock jaw, TMJ dysfunction, wry neck, headaches, stiffness, whiplash, strain, spasm, pre- and post-surgical, impingement, frozen shoulder, dislocation, thoracic outlet syndrome (TOS), tingling, weakness, tennis elbow, golfer's elbow, carpal tunnel, rib subluxation, rib immobility, back strain, spasm, pelvic malalignment, sacroiliac joint dysfunction, sciatica, runner's / jumper's knee, patellofemoral dysfunction, outside knee pain, ankle sprains, irregular gait, over-pronation in the foot.
Amanda is currently on maternity leave until 2022.
5 Star Google Reviews
”Anthony is very well knowledgeable and has tons of experience in massage! Not only can he deliver deep tissue massages he can also fix certain things with dis-alignment. Highly recommend going to him!”
- James K.
”I am struggling with some personal stuff to do with my sons. Sonia was great. My first time with her yesterday and she was so helpful and I felt very comfortable and looking forward to my next visit.”
- John C.