Bernarda Schram, RMT
Bernarda earned a Master’s Degree in Environmental Protection (Ecology) in 2001, in her birthplace of Poland. In Sydney, Australia her passion for alternative medicine began and she gained Diploma’s of Remedial Massage, Sport Athletic Support Services and Advanced Aromatherapy, as well as Certificates in Shiatsu. In 2007 she moved to Canada where she achieved her designation of Registered Aromatherapist and Essential Oil Therapist and become part of Utopia Spa Health & Wellness Centres, in British Columbia. Later she returned to West Coast College of Massage Therapy to become eligible to write the BC boards and in 2011 passed with exceptional achievement.
It is the wide range of experience, worldwide studies and commitment to continuing education that has equipped Bernarda with the knowledge and skill set that allows her to assist a diverse demographic of patients. Through personalized care her main focus is on the end goal of, immediate relief and long-term solutions for her patients to achieve optimal health.
She employs a vast array of massage techniques in her treatments, depending on assessment and the particular requirements of each individual. Bernarda is particularly passionate about breathing techniques, diaphragm release, joint mobilization, deep tissue techniques, active and passive stretches as well as hydrotherapy. She has successfully used these techniques in her practice throughout her career.
“Ten years ago, I started a journey which I believe will last my lifetime and include ongoing, exceptional education which I feel is the key to my success and my greatest tool is my patient.” - Bernarda