Candice Koo is an honours graduate of the Registered Massage Therapist Program at Vancouver Career College. There she experienced different massage styles and patients, giving her the confidence to assess and treat many different conditions. She believes the collaboration of her training and a patient’s open feedback are integral tools in each session. Candice understands each patient is different and, with a proper assessment, she is excited to help individuals reach their health and wellness goals.
Candice stands out as an exceptional Registered Massage Therapist (RMT) for several key reasons, making her a sought-after professional in the field. With a passion for holistic wellness and a commitment to delivering personalized care, Candice has garnered a reputation for excellence among her clients.
One of Candice’s notable strengths is her extensive knowledge and expertise in various massage techniques. Having undergone rigorous training and continuous education at VCC, she possesses a deep understanding of anatomy, physiology, and the interconnectedness of the body’s systems. This knowledge allows her to tailor each massage session to the specific needs and conditions of her clients, ensuring a targeted and effective approach to healing.
Candice’s exceptional communication skills further contribute to her effectiveness as a massage therapist. She takes the time to actively listen to her clients, thoroughly understanding their concerns, preferences, and any existing health conditions. This empathetic approach fosters a sense of trust and collaboration, enabling her to create a customized treatment plan that aligns with the individual goals of her clients.
In her treatments she incorporates a variety of therapeutic techniques and modalities; Swedish massage, myofascial release and trigger point release are a few. She trusts massage can be used for prevention, rehabilitation, maintenance and relaxation of one’s self. She is looking forward to creating a safe, trusting environment for each patient she meets. Beyond technical proficiency, Candice brings a compassionate and caring demeanor to her practice. Her genuine concern for the well-being of her clients goes beyond the massage table, creating a supportive and nurturing environment. This holistic approach recognizes the interconnectedness of physical, emotional, and mental health, promoting a sense of overall wellness.
Candice’s commitment to ongoing professional development is another factor that sets her apart. In a field that is continually evolving, she stays abreast of the latest research, techniques, and innovations in massage therapy. This dedication to staying current ensures that her clients receive the most up-to-date and evidence-based care available.
Furthermore, Candice emphasizes the importance of client education. She takes the time to explain the benefits of specific massage techniques, self-care practices, and lifestyle modifications that can contribute to long-term health and well-being. By empowering her clients with knowledge, Candice enables them to actively participate in their healing journey and maintain the positive effects of the massage sessions between appointments.
Candice Koo’s greatness as an RMT massage therapist stems from her comprehensive knowledge, exceptional communication skills, compassionate approach, commitment to ongoing learning, and dedication to client education. These qualities combine to create a therapeutic experience that not only addresses immediate concerns but also fosters a lasting impact on the overall health and wellness of her clients.
Areas of Focus: Swedish, Myofascial Release, Trigger Point Release, Joint Mobilization, Prenatal Massage, Neuromuscular Therapy, Hydrotherapy, Active and Passive Stretching.
Certifications: Registered Massage Therapist (RMT) degree at Vancouver Career College