Lorel Hammerstad, RMT

  • AB License #: NHPC - 23485

Empowering clients to achieve their greatest health and wellness potential.

Lorel is a graduate of the MH Vicars School of Massage Therapy’s 2200 hour Remedial Massage Therapy program. As an age group triathlete and marathon runner since 2009, she experienced the benefits of massage therapy first hand. As a community level coach and history working at an ergonomics consulting firm, she developed a strong understanding of human anatomy, common injuries and general stress reduction techniques. This eventually ignited her passion for Massage Therapy and a desire to help...

Lorel is a graduate of the MH Vicars School of Massage Therapy’s 2200 hour Remedial Massage Therapy program. As an age group triathlete and marathon runner since 2009, she experienced the benefits of massage therapy first hand. As a community level coach and history working at an ergonomics consulting firm, she developed a strong understanding of human anatomy, common injuries and general stress reduction techniques. This eventually ignited her passion for Massage Therapy and a desire to help clients achieve their optimum health and wellness goals. She currently enjoys practicing both relaxation and therapeutic massage with a focus on client education for self care strategies. Lorel a full member of the Natural Health Practitioners of Canada and is working toward her certification in Reflexology.


In her spare time, Lorel enjoys staying fit through hiking, multi-sport and yoga and also loves cooking, travelling and continued education for both special interest and developing her skill set.

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Where I Work
Available Sunday, Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday
Licenses
Massage

AB # NHPC - 23485

Standard First Aid - Level C CPR/AED

# 102079605

Education
2019

MH Vicars School of Massage Therapy

2200 Hour Remedial Massage Therapy Diploma

2019

Seminars for Health

Certified SFH Dynamic Cupping Therapist

2019

MH Vicars School of Massage Therapy

Introduction to Sport and Special Event Massage

1999

MacEwan University

Public Relations Diploma

1996

MacEwan University

Bachelor of Arts - University Transfer Diploma

2020

Therapeutic Reflexology Institute

Applied Reflexology for Massage Therapy - Certificate

Experience
Bodywork

Edmonton Marathon 2019 - Sports Massage

Performed post-race sports massage to athletes at the Edmonton Marathon

Ultra Marathon Athletic Massage Therapist

Performed sports massage for an ultra marathon trail runner from 2018 to present - pre and post as well as onsite massage during the race.

Sports/Event Massage - 2018 & 2019

Chair massages for the public and disabled athletes for the Robin Hood Association and EMS personnel and family members at the Queen Mary Station Mother’s Day event. Pre and post sports massages for athletes at the Moose is Loose run, First Responder's Half Marathon and Coronation Triathlon in Edmonton.

Post race massage - volunteer massage therapist

Ironman Canada August 2011 - performed basic post-race sports massage to race finishers and acted as triage for first aid tent.

Massage Therapist - Mobile

2 years working for Mobile Massage YEG - Performed 60 and 90 minute in-home massages, including Swedish, therapeutic, deep tissue, cupping and pre-natal massages. Also performed worksite and event chair massages 15 to 20 minutes in length

Sports and Injury Physiotherapy Clinic - RMT

Complemented physiotherapy by providing clients with 30, 60 and 90 minute therapeutic massages, including working with MVAs, trigeminal neuralgia, frozen shoulder, sports rehab injuries and overuse injuries, and workplace overuse injuries.

Full service salon & spa - RMT

5 months working in a spa environment with a focus on 60 and 90 minute couples massage - also provided 60 and 90 minute massages to address sports and workplace overuse injuries. Most notable experience was working with a client with fibromyalgia. Performed Swedish, therapeutic, pre-natal and deep tissue massage.

SPECIALTIES: Bodywork and Massage techniques I perform

Bodywork & Massage

  • Mobile Cupping Methods
  • Mobile Massage Therapy
  • Mobile Swedish Massage

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