Michael completed the Registered Massage Therapy program at Vancouver College of Massage Therapy (VCMT) in 2016. Previous to becoming a Massage Therapist, he spent a number of years working in the landscaping industry and holds a red seal as a horticulturalist. For the last 16 years Michael has been actively involved in the Vancouver ultimate community as both a player and a coach. A few of his many accomplishments include: developing the junior ultimate program in British Columbia; coaching the U-20 Men’s Canadian ultimate team to a gold medal at the world championship in 2014 and to a silver medal in 2018; and coaching the BC junior girls ultimate team to a number of national championships. With a strong background in sports and physical labour, Michael understands the importance of maintaining optimal health and well-being. He enjoys treating a variety of different conditions including stress and anxiety, sports related injuries, repetitive strain injuries and general treatment for every day aches and pains. He likes to work together with his patients to optimize a treatment plan that will create a preventative and lasting solution for each individual. Michael has taken a number of continuing education courses to help asses and treat his clients. These courses include Specific Functional Movement Assessment (SFMA) level 1 and 2, Anatomy Trains level 1, Muscle Energy Technique (MET) for the lumbar spine and pelvis, and Kettlebells for Clinicians. In his spare time Michael continues to be an active member in the ultimate community and is currently the head coach for the U-20 Open Canadian Team competing at the next world championships in Sweden.