Garfield is our national team's massage therapist. In everything he does, he wants to be better and help others in achieving their goals. He believes just about everyone is an athlete of some sort needing to walk, jog, run, bend, twist, jump and more. Whether he is working with elite (Olympic/National Teams), provincial, weekend warriors, moms and pops athletes or non active individuals, he always dedicates particular attention to science and art of movement therapy. Garfield brings a sincere openness and collaborative approach into an extremely talented, interdisciplinary team of healthcare professionals. He continues to raise the bar high in soft tissue excellence a client at a time.
Garfield graduated in 1996 from the Canadian College of Massage Therapy & Hydrotherapy in Toronto, Ontario. He increased his studies in Victoria, British Columbia with further courses in massage therapy in 2006. Garfield has added various others courses of studies over the years; Myofascial Release training with legendary physiotherapy John F. Barnes, Craniosacral Therapy, Sounds Therapy, Primal Reflex Release Technique, Active Release Therapy (upper & lower extremities) and others.
Former lead therapist with Athletics Canada (track and field) in massage therapy.
He has attended numerous sporting events such as three World Athletic Championships, Summer Olympic Games (Athens, Beijing & London), and worked in Africa & Italy in the premiere football (soccer) league.
Graduate Diploma in Massage Therapy & Hydrotherapy
Registered Massage Therapist
Diploma in Sport Massage Therapy
• Deep Tissue Massage
• Myofascial Release Therapy
• Sports Massage Therapy
• Craniosacral Therapy
• Visceral Manipulation
• Trigger Point Release
• Proprioceptive Neuromuscular Facilitation
• Manual Lymphatic Drainage
• Hot Stone Therapy