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 hours of education. They continue to upgrade their skills and learn new techniques providing the best possible treatment.

Meet the Team

Kelsey Funnell, RMT

Certified Level l & Level ll AIRPWT™

Kelsey opened Lasting Therapy in 2005, and through owning a small business, she has had the opportunity to work and learn from an amazing team of therapists. Her hope when opening the clinic was to create a space where people could come, relax, unwind from their daily stresses, and of course get relief from pain and discomfort. Although Kelsey is no longer a practicing massage therapist she still believes in the healing benefits of massage therapy and the alternative therapies that are offered at the clinic.

Janice Young, RMT

Certified Level l AIRPWT™

Shockwave Therapy, Relaxation, Therapeutic & Prenatal Massage, Dynamic Cupping, Thai Massage, Manual Lymph Drainage (MLD)

Janice graduated from the 2200 hour program at Vicars School of Massage Therapy (Accreditation granted by CMTCA).  She prides herself on complete neck and shoulder work – helping to release your tension and stress. Janice is also trained in Dynamic (non-marking) cupping, trigger point release (knots), myofascial work, MLD (manual Lymph drainage) and has recently returned from Thailand where she took her level 1 & 2 Thai Massage training.

Janice is available:

Monday 2:30 pm – 8:30 pm

Wednesday 9:00 am – 3:00 pm

Friday (every other) 9:00 am – 3:00 pm

Saturday (every other) 10:00 am – 5:30 pm

Faith Rivey, RMT

Deep tissue, Therapeutic & Prenatal Massage

Faith is a graduate from Makami College and loves to help people achieve the best version of themselves whether it is a mental break from daily stresses or relieving tight muscles. She loves creating bonds, developing a comfortable relationship which helps clients reach their optimal health. Faith excels at deep tissue massage. She is also trained in therapeutic, relaxation and prenatal massage using a variety of techniques to insure you always leave satisfied.

Faith is available:

Sunday 12:00 pm – 4:30 pm

Monday 11:00 am – 4:00 pm

Thursday 11:00 am – 4:00 pm

Friday 12:00 pm – 4:30 pm

Yvonne Petkau, RMT

Certified Level l AIRPWT™

Shockwave Therapy, Deep Tissue, Relaxation, Therapeutic & Prenatal Massage, Sports Massage, Cupping, Manual Lymph Drainage (MLD), TMJ Dysfunction

Yvonne graduated from the 2200-hour program at Vicars School of Massage Therapy.  As an active athlete, she understands the diverse needs of athletes and the demand they put on their bodies.  Her massage treatments are therapeutic, incorporating sports massage, myofascial release, deep tissue alignment and stretching.  As a doula Yvonne also enjoys prenatal & postnatal massage focusing on trigger points, using therapeutic and relaxation techniques.   She is also trained in TMJ dysfunction and Manual Lymph Drainage (MLD).  Her goal is to bring restoration and healing to each client using a competent and caring approach.

Yvonne is available:

Monday 9:00 am – 2:00 pm

Tuesday 11:00 am – 9:00 pm

Wednesday 3:30 pm – 9:00 pm

Thursday 9:00 am – 4:00 pm

Saturday (every other) 1:30 pm – 6:00 pm

Talia Davidson, RMT

Therapeutic, Relaxation & Prenatal Massage, Cupping

Talia graduated from the 2400-hour program at CDI college with a passion for massage therapy and its health benefits such as relaxation and moving stagnant fluids throughout the body. She is trained in TMJ work, therapeutic and relaxation treatments. Talia excels in relieving client’s shoulder, neck, and jaw pain.  She enjoys using dynamic cupping, which does not always leave markings, in her treatments as the results are always impressive and successful!

Talia is available:

Monday 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Tuesday 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Saturday (every other) 9:00 am – 1:00 pm

Kara Newman, RMT

Deep tissue, Therapeutic, Relaxation & Prenatal Massage, Hot Stone Massage

Kara has been practicing massage therapy in the St Albert area for over 20 years. She enjoys working with clients looking to take a break from their everyday stresses, helping them to relax and reduce pain or discomfort.

Kara is available:

Sunday – Saturday 2:00 pm – 9:00 pm