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CLARA KOVATS

Spa Therapist/Esthetician, Cosmetic Tattoo Artist, Certified Reflexologist

Clara is professional esthetician with over 17+ years hands-on experience. She is passionate about giving her guests results with an "attention-to-detail" common sense approach. In 2012, Clara was the Esthetician to many celebrities during the Pre-Oscars Event in Los Angeles, which was a once in a lifetime opportunity! She continues to treat every single one of her clients like a celebrity but occasionally you may see her at the front desk, welcoming visitors & always thinking of ways to make improvements. Some of Clara's other credentials include Cosmetic Tattooing (microblade and eyeliner), Certified Reflexologist, Dermalogica Skincare Specialist and Certified Master Pedicurist.

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DIANE THIELICKE

Spa Therapist/Esthetician, Certified Holistic Massage Specialist from Maui, Hawaii

Diane has offered healing massages for over 30 years as an Esthetician specializing in skincare, and other treatments including commercial make up, advanced pedicure, electrolysis, laser, and advanced waxing. Diane trained as a massage practitioner in Hawaii, studying massage techniques in reflexology, Lomi Lomi, Swedish, Thai, Shiatsu, Cranial Sacral, MyoFascial Release, Trigger Point Therapy, Qi Gong, and Aromatherapy.

Diane has also included other trainings locally in Reiki, Thai stem, Sound therapy, Hot stone, Chakra Balance, and Cupping .

She's recently taken up boxing, and is presently studying meditation and yoga .

She loves fashion shows, and her cat!

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NAWALE AYAR

Cranio-Sacral Therapist

Nawale is a Cranio-Sacral Therapist & Vagus Nerve Certified. She received a 1 year comprehensive, extensive training at the first, largest & most established College of Cranio-Sacral Therapy in London, UK.

She is also one of the rare Certified Osteodouce Practitioners in North America; Osteodouce is an energetic osteopathy modality. Nawale is French bilingual and can treat from simple to severe aches & pains, complex and persistent health issues like: headache, back pain, brain fog, sciatica, endometriosis, physical & emotional blocks, shock & trauma, depression, anxiety, concussion, fibromyalgia, post-Covid symptoms, TMJ, fatigue, allergies, skin diseases, stress, IBS, birth trauma & more. CST is safe for newborns, pregnant & laboring women. Nawale is currently accepting ICBC claim patients since Cranio-Sacral Therapy can now be reimbursed up to $1,000.

For more info on Cranio-Sacral Therapy & the new ICBC $1,000 benefit, please check Nawale’s website: https://nawellness.ca

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TAYLOR DEYETTE

Registered Massage Therapist

Taylor has been increasing the quality of life to those who seek him out. For several years, Taylor has been working with Motor Vehicle Accident injuries, such as whiplash, and had found special interest in headaches; neurological symptoms (example: numbness and tingling); lower back pain, and fascial restrictions. Taylor also enjoys applying a more therapeutic and relaxing approach to soothe the body, mind and soul. Taylor is a graduate of West Coast College of Massage Therapy and received his RMT status in 2015.

**Taylor Deyette currently DOES NOT accept new ICBC patients**

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CHRISTOPHER BUONSANTE

Registered Massage Therapist

Christopher joined the Urban Bliss team at the beginning of 2021.  He graduated from VCMT in 2020 as a Class Representative and was awarded the Heart Award; an acknowledgment of dedication and positive attitude throughout his training.

His schooling included 550+ hours of hands-on experience working with a wide variety of patients.  In addition, with more than 10 years of experience in customer service, Christopher brings a personal touch to his quality of care.  Helping patients feel comfortable and at ease in his treatment room is very important.

Christopher's approach to massage therapy is a combination of slow therapeutic and relaxing techniques allowing patients to become more present and aware of their physical and mental health, releasing stress and tension.

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ALEXANDRA (SASHA) TYMKIW

Locum Registered Massage Therapist

Sasha has agreed to join our Team temporarily to help us serve you better. With an extensive background in personal training, yoga (including trauma informed yoga therapy), a BA in psychology (SFU) and a diploma in Massage Therapy, Sasha takes an integrative approach to treating the entire body. By utilizing clients' experiences with pain and tension, and incorporating biomechanics with physiology, Sasha seeks to not only treat the presenting complaints, but also decrease the anatomical concerns that have given reason to the complaint in the first place. Sasha breaks down complex ideas into digestible, everyday language, empowering her clients to better understand their bodies, and gain control of their health. 

Strong hands, which can also easily provide a relaxing service, are incorporated into rhythmic, intuitive and therapeutic treatment. 

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DONNA JAY

Bodyworker (Massage Graduate)

Donna is a recent graduate of the Vancouver College of Massage Therapy. She believes in the therapeutic value of relaxation massage, including progressive and active relaxation styles. Donna is an avid hiker, runner, yoga enthusiast and surfer, who calls New West home. She will be writing her board exams in the fall as the final step to becoming a Registered Massage Therapist.  Until then, take a look at her promotional offer.

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CHARISSA VANAGS

Bliss Team Assistant

Charissa was born and raised in New Westminster. She is in school for a hospitality management program at Douglas college hoping to graduate in 2024. Charissa enjoys spending her time outside with her dog and going on adventures to new areas. She has recently joined a workout class to learn more about health and fitness.

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DANIELA CUCU

Bliss Team Assistant

Daniela was born and raised in Romania (in Transylvania but do not worry she is no vampire). She moved to Canada in 2009. She enjoys helping people, socializing and she always has a positive attitude with a customer focused mindset. She truly believes that "health is wealth" and the importance of maintaining a healthy mind, body and soul at any age. She enjoys learning new things and she took many classes along the way like make-up, fashion, manicure & pedicure, hair and sewing classes, just to name a few. In her spare time she plays tennis and participates in tennis competitions.