About Us


Lasting Therapy was established in 2005 and is located in the quiet, friendly community of St. Albert.

Our clinic has soft lighting, heated tables, mood enhancing music and an elegant atmosphere to ensure the perfect ambience for the healing benefits of massage therapy.
All of our massage therapists are registered and have the required 2200 hrs of education. They continue to upgrade their skills and learn new techniques providing the best possible treatment.

Meet the Team


Kara Newman, RMT


Is one of the founding owners of Lasting Therapy and has been a dedicated massage therapist for almost 20 years. Kara provides a therapeutic treatment with a hint of relaxation. She wants her clients to escape the everyday stresses and take time for them. She also trained in pre-natal massage and hot stone therapy.

Kara is available:

Thursday – Tuesday 2:00pm – 9:00pm

Wednesday 2:00pm- 6:00pm

Kelsey Funnell, RMT

Certified Level l & Level ll AIRPWT™

Kelsey is one of the founding owners of Lasting Therapy and has been practicing massage therapy since 2004. She recently switched modalities and is currently offering Shockwave Therapy.

Kelsey is available:

Tuesday, Wednesday & Friday 9:30am – 1:30pm

Talia Davidson, RMT


Talia graduated from CDI College with 2400 hours. She is trained in deep tissue, therapeutic and relaxation massage. She likes to focus on treatments that involve neck and shoulder tension as well as sciatic pain. She specializes in my myofascial cupping and is always impressed with the results.

Talia is available:

Monday 9:00am – 1:30pm

Tuesday 5:00pm – 9:00pm

Friday 9:00am – 5:30pm

Saturday 9:00am – 2:00pm

Charlene Sykes, RMT


Charlene has been a massage therapist since 2015.  Her massage treatments are therapeutic and deep tissue involving myofascial techniques as well as some stretching. She is also trained in cupping, hot stone therapy and pre-natal massage.  Currently she is studying Cranial Sacral Therapy.

Charlene is available:

Sunday 11:00am – 7:30pm

Monday & Thursday 9:00am – 4:00pm

Tuesday & Wednesday 1:30pm – 8:30pm

Christine Michaels, RMT


Christine has been a registered massage therapist in the St Albert area since 2007. She is trained in therapeutic, relaxation, deep tissue massage and also incorporates some myofascial techniques into her treatments. Christine is committed to providing the best results for her clients. She is also a Level 3 (Master) Usui Reiki Practitioner.

Christine is available:

Sunday 11:00am – 6:00pm

Tuesday & Saturday 9:00am – 4:30pm

Wednesday 3:30pm – 9:00pm

Thursday 2:00pm – 9:00pm

Keli Blais, RMT


Keli is a grad from the 2200 hour massage therapy program at Mount Royal University. She has a keen interest in myofascial work, TMJ dysfunction as well as lymphatics. Keli is also a Level 1 & 2 Usui Reiki practitioner and is currently working on her Level 3.

Keli is available:

Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday & Friday 9:00am – 3:00pm