Uptown New Westminster's Massage and Wellness Space
Deep Relaxation Massage

Momentum Bodywork and Massage


Kristine Richmond
Certified Bodywork Practitioner & Owner

Kristine Richmond has over twenty years experience in the health and wellness field as a Bodyworker, Somatic Educator and Yoga Instructor. She graduated with Honours at the top of her class from the Vancouver School of Bodywork and Massage, Deep Flow Academy and Yoga West in Vancouver, BC.

Kristine worked as a professional dancer locally and abroad for over 20 years prior to becoming a Bodyworker. She started dancing at a young age, gaining an early knowledge of anatomy and physiology, especially where it pertains to movement patterning and physical alignment. Always interested in bodywork and its profound effects, she contemplated different massage schools before deciding on the Vancouver School of Bodywork and Massage because of its balanced approach between holistic treatments and human sciences.  

  Shortly upon graduation from VSBM and starting her own practice she continued her education abroad under the instruction of  Mylene Bergeron, the founder of Deep Flow Bodywork.  Deep Flow sessions interweave Myofascial Release techniques, Manual Therapy, stretching, Yoga Therapy and Body-Mind Integration principles into a unique full body treatment tailored to each client’s individual needs with the intention of rebalancing the body’s alignment. Kristine is an advanced practitioner. Her specialty is bringing clients relaxation and pain relief from musculoskeletal tension brought on by poor posture and chronic tension. Kristine's unique style of bodywork and massage is both therapeutic and deeply relaxing, making her an in-demand practitioner across the Lower Mainland.

Kristine's small, boutique-style wellness center hosts a number of complementary holistic health practitioners. Momentum Bodywork and Massage won the New Westminster Chamber of Commerce Platinum Award for Business of the Year in 2017 for its contribution to the city's business community.

Kristine is passionate about expanding her knowledge base through her own continuing education to provide her clients with the best care possible,  measuring her professional success by the health, well-being and happiness of her clients.  Her curiosity about the human body and its full potential makes her an excellent, intuitive and caring bodywork practitioner. 

Kristine believes in giving back to her clients and community. She is passionate about environmental causes and animal welfare, donating her time and all proceeds from her wellness store to the SPCA and local animal rescues, the Canadian Cancer Society and various Arts Organizations. 

Kristine's Awards and Certifications

February 2020
Quality Business Awards
Best Day Spa in New Westminster

November, 2017
New Westminster Chamber of Commerce Platinum Award Winner:
Business of the Year

MLA Judy Darcy Recognition 2017

2018 New Westminster Chamber of Commerce Platinum Awards Nominee: Customer Service Excellence

May, 2011
Vancouver School of 
Bodywork and Massage
Certified Bodyworker/
Spa Therapist Certificate
Extensive studies in Anatomy, Physiology, Pathology and Kinesiology, Deep Tissue Massage, Sports Massage, Deep Flow Bodywork, Swedish Massage, Tragerwork, Reflexology, Shiatsu, Ayurveda, Hot Stone Massage, Body-Mind Integration and Aromatherapy
Graduated with Honors

November 2011
Deep Flow Academy, Baja, California Sur, Mexico
Equilibrium Bodywork, Deep Flow Advanced Training
Further studies into Myofascial Meridians and integrative holistic bodywork with the intention of rebalancing the body's alignment.

June 2016 
Deep Flow Academy, Vancouver, BC
Restorative Bodywork Training
Advanced studies fusing Restorative Yoga and Myofasial Release techniques

May 2014
Myofascial Cupping Therapy
Fiona Lampman, RTCMP

May 2004
200 Hour Yoga Alliance Kundalini Teacher Certification
Kundialini Research Institute
Yoga West, Vancouver, BC

Professional Associations and Volunteer Work

New Westminster Chamber of Commerce

Member in Good Standing, 2018-2019

Preventative Health Services Group Professional Member

Vancouver International Dance Festival 

Festival Volunteer: 2001-2018

Board of Directors Member and Vice President: 2010-2017