Elizabeth Esposito, RMT

Esposito Massage is owned and operated by Elizabeth Esposito, an experienced and licensed Registered Massage Therapist who is a member of the Massage Therapy Association of BC (MTABC) and the College of Massage Therapists of BC (CMTBC).

Elizabeth has been practicing massage therapy since 2007. Originally practicing in Toronto and Yellowknife, she now practices in British Columbia, treating clients primarily in the Port Moody area.

She graduated from Centennial College’s Massage Therapy Program, and has continued her interest in holistic therapy and has earned additional training in acupuncture from McMaster University’s Contemporary Medical Acupuncture Program in Ontario. She also obtained a Bachelor’s of Health Sciences from Thompson River’s University.

Elizabeth also enjoys her time teaching in the massage therapy program at Vancouver Career College.

Elizabeth has treated a wide range of individuals. She has worked with the elderly, bi- and paraplegics, and provides treatments for headaches and TMJ dysfunction. In addition, she has experience working with students, infants and pregnant women, as well as in senior and palliative care. She has a passion for working with individuals post surgically.

Elizabeth has also provided massage treatments and injury prevention & recovery to:

  • members of the Canadian Water Polo team
  • members of the Vancouver Police force, and RCMP
  • members of the Canadian National Ski team
  • members of the Toronto Argonauts football team
  • members of the Japan International Rugby team
  • competitive swimmers, tri-athletes, hockey and soccer players
  • post-surgical patients

Synnove Arnet, RMT

Synnove ArnetSynnove has been practicing massage therapy since 2012. She is a member of the Massage Therapy Association of BC (MTABC), and the College of Massage Therapists of BC (CMTBC). Synnove is experienced in deep-tissue, chair and sports massage, as well as in pre- and post-natal massage.

She has had the pleasure to work in different sectors of health care at Surrey Memorial Hospital, Canucks Place Hospice, BC Women’s Hospital and G.F. Strong Rehabilitation Centre. She has also enjoyed her time working with the Royal City Youth Ballet.

She has discovered a passion for rehabilitation as well as an appreciation for a team approach to healthcare. She works with other healthcare providers to make effective use of treatments, and utilizes research based techniques to return patients to optimal health.

Brittany Fawcett, RMT

Brittany244x300Brittany Fawcett graduated from Vancouver Career College in 2015. While she was in school she had the opportunity to gain valuable training in the student clinic treating a wide spectrum of patients, including those with Multiple Sclerosis, and many others at BC Women’s Hospital, Amenida Care Home, and Positive Living.

Her passion for massage therapy began with the simple interest in healing the body. During each treatment she aims to provide patients with a comfortable atmosphere, an individualized treatment plan, and information on proactive homecare activities including proper ergonomics to ensure their physical wellness is sustained.

By utilizing the information provided in treatment, she aims to give her patients the care needed by continuously researching and seeking out training in various techniques. A few of her future goals include: continuing her education in human anatomy and physiology, trying new activities to educate herself on the unique training regimes in different sports, and amplifying her yoga practice.

Maria Rentoria, RMT

Maria Rentoria graduated from Vancouver Career College in 2016. Prior to becoming a massage therapist she worked in the corporate sector working with quality systems and data analysis. Her previous experience enabled her to develop skills on creative problem solving and critical thinking. The skills she gained perfectly complements her chosen profession as a massage therapist.

A firm believer in the importance of promoting patient-centered care, Maria encourages and empowers her patients to be at the forefront of their recovery. She achieves this by formulating individualized treatment plans and homecare programs by taking into account assessment findings and her patient’s goals.

She employs a variety of therapeutic techniques such as joint mobilizations, muscle energy technique (MET), and proprioceptive neuromuscular facitliation stretching during therapy session. While in school she practiced in the community at BC Women’s Hospital working with high-risk pregnancy, Postive Living working with patient’s living with AIDS and several assisted-living facilities. These opportunities have provided her with the valuable experience of treating a variety of patients from children to the elderly.

Ang aming therapist Maria Rentoria ay nakakapagsalita ng Tagalog. Our therapist, Maria Rentoria speaks Tagalog.

Kyrill Fourik, RMT

“Sooner or later, you realize that real fulfillment comes only from helping others. All the rest is just temporary” (Elie Tahari)

Kyrill graduated from Vancouver Career College in 2017. Clinical experiences included BC Womens Hospital, Positive Living, VGH, Dania and Normanna health facilities (Parkinson’s, Fibromyalgia, Arthritis, Ankylosing Spondylitis, Carpal Tunnel Syndrome, Multiple Sclerosis). In addition, he also has experience treating patients with specifically whiplash and disc herniation injuries.

From a very young age Kyrill has always been active and passionate about working with his hands. Sports such as basketball, soccer, boxing and football were a huge part of his life growing up. All of which taught him important life lessons. After numerous injuries to his body during his adolescence, he began to build an interest in the medical field.

The combination of school and personal injury experiences allows Kyrill to use his intuition and critical thinking to define the root of the problem. His approach consists of listening and assessing followed by developing a treatment plan based on the patients goals and his findings. Kyrill practices primarily with a myofacial approach incorporated with proprioceptive neuromuscular facilitation and joint mobilization. He is open to all patients, as his intentions are to help meet your needs. Each treatment is followed by a review of homecare to support one to live a healthy and balanced lifestyle.

Kyrill finds balance through family, friends, sports and helping others. He is forever grateful to have found a profession that he truly enjoys. Kyrill is honored to be an RMT and feels as though it is his duty in life to help others.

Jonathan Oaing, RMT

Jonathan is passionate about his work and enjoys working with and educating his patients. His focus is to expedite the patient’s healing process to alleviate their pain.

Originally from the Philippines, Jonathan completed the Registered Massage Therapy program at the Vancouver Career College located in Burnaby in 2016. His interest in massage therapy originated with being fascinated with anatomy and physiology along with the body’s amazing healing potential garnered through positive therapeutic touch. Massage therapy allows him to combine his affinity for people, interest in health and science education.

He will work to meet your treatment goals using his training. Training which includes: Joint Mobilization, Deep Tissue Massage, Muscle Energy Technique (MET), Swedish Massage, And Proprioceptive Neuromuscular Facilitation (PNF).

When he’s not working, Jonathan is usually enjoying the company of his wife and son. The whole family love to explore the beautiful province of British Columbia. He also revels in sports and has a fondness for all things basketball.

Ang aming therapist Jonathan Oaing ay nakakapagsalita ng Tagalog. Our therapist, Jonathan Oaing speaks Tagalog.

Whatever your rehabilitation and health goals, the team at Esposito Massage look forward to working with you!