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Local Wellness Core Values

Empowerment: We strive to help people take control of their health and well-being by giving them the tools and support they need to make great lifestyle choices.

 

Compassion: Each individual client is treated with compassion, respect, and understanding, as we acknowledge their unique needs and situations. 

 

Integrity: We maintain the highest levels of integrity, honesty, and ethics in all of our contacts, guaranteeing that our clients can rely on us to always work within their best interests. 

 

Excellence: From the quality of our services to the professionalism of our employees, we strive for excellence in everything we do.

 

Innovation: As an organization, we aspire to be at the forefront of breakthroughs in holistic wellness, constantly looking for new methods to improve the services we provide. 

 

Collaboration: Through the power of collaboration, we believe that we can achieve common goals and build a supportive wellness network by regularly engaging with our customers, partners, and community.

 

Wellness: We encourage a holistic approach to wellness, emphasizing the interdependence of the mind, body, and spirit in order to achieve optimal health and vitality.

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CAMILLE WALLACH

RMT

Welcome to Local Wellness Clinic, where healing is a journey, and Camille Wallach, the heart and soul of our establishment, is your guide. As the proud owner, Camille brings a wealth of experience and a deep commitment to well-being to the community of Athabasca.

Camille's connection with Athabasca began in 2005 when she embarked on her massage career in this vibrant town. Spending a fulfilling three years practicing locally, she forged meaningful connections and left an indelible mark on the community. After a rewarding 12-year tenure in the city, where she built a successful mobile massage company, Camille has made the heartfelt decision to return to Athabasca.

With a passion for her craft, Camille has honed her skills over the years, and her favorite area to treat is the neck and jaw. Specializing in TMJ Inter-oral massage, she brings a unique and targeted approach to address the specific needs of her clients. Her expertise in this area reflects not only her technical proficiency but also her genuine dedication to providing effective and tailored care.

As Camille returns to Athabasca, she is filled with anticipation and excitement about reconnecting with the familiar faces that have been a part of her journey. The Local Wellness Clinic is more than a business for Camille—it's a community, a place where healing is not just a service but a shared experience.

Whether you're seeking relief for a specific concern or simply looking to enhance your overall well-being, Camille Wallach and the Local Wellness Clinic team are here to support you. Step into a space where expertise meets warmth, and where every session is an opportunity for rejuvenation and connection.

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Erin K Adams

RMT

Biodynamic Craniosacral Therapy

Welcome to the world of holistic healing with Erin Adams, a seasoned Massage Therapist with a wealth of experience and a commitment to ongoing growth. With roots tracing back to Foothills College of Massage Therapy, where Erin graduated in 1999, she has since become a respected practitioner in sports and chiropractic clinics across Calgary, BC, and Cochrane.

Over the past 24 years, Erin's healing hands have been a source of relief and well-being for countless individuals seeking therapeutic care. Her journey in the field of wellness is a testament to her dedication to the art and science of massage therapy.

Erin's passion for enhancing her skills and expanding her holistic approach led her to embark on a new chapter in her wellness warrior journey—Biodynamic Craniosacral Therapy. Having graduated from Body Intelligence in March of 2024, Erin is continually deepening her understanding and commitment to well-being. Each new training seminar becomes a stepping stone, enriching her practice and reinforcing her dedication to guiding others on their paths to wholeness.

Biodynamic Craniosacral Therapy holds a special place in Erin's heart as it embodies a profound and gentle approach to healing. It brings individuals back to a state of wholeness, aligning seamlessly with Erin's philosophy of holistic well-being.

Now calling Athabasca home, Erin is thrilled to join the Local Wellness team. Her presence adds a wealth of experience and a genuine commitment to fostering health and healing within the community. Erin is honored to contribute her expertise to the Local Wellness team, where her passion for holistic wellness and compassionate care can continue to flourish.

Step into a space where experience meets compassion, and healing is not just a practice but a way of life. Erin Adams invites you to join her on a journey to well-being, where each session is an opportunity for restoration and rejuvenation. Welcome to a world where wholeness is the destination, and Erin's expertise is your guide.

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Julianna Gambler

RMT 

Cranio

Welcome to the world of rejuvenation and relaxation, where healing hands meet personalized care. Meet Julianna Gambler, a seasoned Massage Therapist with seven years of dedicated practice, specializing in a range of therapeutic techniques that aim to soothe both body and soul.

Julianna's journey in the realm of massage therapy began in 2016, and since then, she has become a trusted name in Athabasca. Former owner of Massagopia, she has now ventured into a new chapter, bringing her expertise to those seeking the transformative power of therapeutic touch.

At the heart of Julianna's approach is a commitment to holistic well-being. With a foundation in Therapeutic Massage, she seamlessly integrates various modalities into her sessions. Whether it's the warmth and grounding effects of Hot Stones, the gentle manipulation of Craniosacral therapy, the revitalizing benefits of Cupping, or the balancing touch of Reflexology, each session is tailored to meet the unique needs of her clients.

Julianna is proud to be associated with CDI College, where she has honed her skills and stayed ahead of the latest advancements in the field. This affiliation reflects her dedication to providing top-notch care informed by the latest in massage therapy education.

Massage, for Julianna, is more than a profession—it's a natural approach to pain relief, stress reduction, and overall wellness. Her passion lies in creating a serene space where clients can unwind, rejuvenate, and experience the transformative effects of skilled touch.

Embark on a journey to wellness with Julianna Gambler, and discover the restorative power of massage therapy. Your well-being is her priority, and each session is a testament to her commitment to helping you achieve balance, vitality, and a renewed sense of self. Welcome to a world where healing begins with a touch, and where Julianna's hands guide you on a path to optimal health and relaxation.

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Samantha Giordano

RMT

Meet Samantha, a dedicated Registered Massage Therapist (RMT) with a deep passion for helping others. She graduated from the RMT Program at Makami College and has been practicing for nearly three years. With a solid foundation in education and extensive work experience, Samantha specializes in Relaxation, Deep Tissue, Prenatal, Cupping, and Therapeutic techniques. Her goal is to ensure that every client leaves the establishment feeling better than when they arrived.

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Dr. Katie Zuk

Acupuncturist

Katie Zuk graduated from the Acupuncture program at MacEwan University and is currently in her first year of clinical practice. A lifelong fascination with the functions and abilities of the human body led Katie to a career in the medical field. With a deep passion for alternative and natural healing, particularly the foundations of traditional Chinese medicine, Katie is dedicated to treating the root cause of pathologies and helping the body return to its natural harmony. This approach allows clients to feel like themselves again, a rewarding aspect of practicing this form of medicine.

Katie is enthusiastic about furthering her knowledge and skills through various courses. Outside of the treatment room, she enjoys spending time with family and friends, exploring the outdoors, working on the farm, and caring for animals.

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Ariel Anderson

RMT

Ariel is a dedicated Registered Massage Therapist (RMT) who completed her comprehensive 3000-hour program at Makami College. She specializes in Deep Tissue and Trigger Point Therapy to effectively reduce pain and increase range of motion. Ariel also offers Prenatal, Relaxation, and Hot Stone Massage treatments. Driven by a strong desire to help others, Ariel chose massage therapy as her profession to make a positive impact on her clients' well-being.

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