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

Momentum Bodywork and Massage

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Our Team

Meet Kristine and her team of talented guest practitioners

Kristine Richmond
Momentum Bodywork and Massage

Certified Bodywork Practitioner & Manual Therapist, Owner, Momentum Bodywork and Massage

Kristine Richmond has over 15 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 physical effects, she contemplated different massage schools before deciding on the Vancouver School of Bodywork and Massage because of its Holistic approach.   More...

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Kaayla Ryane
Energy Sounds of the Divine

Reiki Master/Teacher
Healing for People and Animals

Kaayla is a Kundalini, Karuna/Usui Reiki Master/Teacher who has been practicing Reiki since 1991.  She took her Master/Teaching level in 1997 and in 1999 took a Japanese Reiki Workshop with Doi San in Vancouver, learning all the original practices that Mikao Usui used when he developed Reiki in Japan. 


Wanting to take her evolution to the next level, Kaayla learned Karuna Reiki levels 1,2,3 & Master in February 2011 and Kundalini Reiki in January 2018 . During the early years of practicing Reiki she realized many clients wanted  to discuss what came up for them during a session so she took a Basic Counselling Course in 1999 in order to better serve their needs. 


While on my her healing journey she was introduced to the beautiful sounds of Crystal Singing Bowls. More...

Adele Kafer
Connected Heart Cranial Sacral

Certified Cranial Sacral Therapist
Adele is a Certified Cranial Sacral Therapist receiving her certification from Langara College in 2011, after a 10 month course.  After a serious car accident, resulting in whiplash, Adele was fortunate to have received Cranial Sacral Therapy to help with the concussion, headaches, neck and back pain, PTSD and TMJ.  

 For 2 months after the accident, Adele was unable to hold up her head due to torn muscles and ligaments from the base of her skull to her mid-back.  Cranial Sacral was so beneficial for pain relief and recovery, Adele decided to become a therapist in order to help other people heal from injuries in the same gentle way.   More...

Essa Crossley
Nineteen Yoga & Massage

Yoga Therapist, Certified Bodywork Practitioner

Vancouver local, Essa found her way on to her mat about 10 years ago. Within her first few visits to the studio she felt that she wanted to be the teacher. Being that she was a young single mom at the time, and working to provide for her son, those thoughts were pushed aside. 


Over the course of the next decade Essa felt called to her mat, although the actual focus and dedication she gave it would rise and fall with the tides. A few years ago she started practicing regularly, and soon found her life taking another change of direction, leading her back towards finding her voice as a trained yoga teacher.  More...