Motiv Massage & Acupuncture

Motiv Massage is located within Motiv Fitness and offers appointments in Therapeutic Massage and Acupuncture/TEAM. As a member of Motiv Fitness you can enjoy the benefit of member pricing for massage but you do not need to be a member to book with Motiv Massage or acupuncture.

Book your massage or acupuncture appointment today!

To book therapeutic massage please phone or text Karen at 902-824-3877 to arrange a time that is best for you.
If you need assistance please contact the Motiv Fitness front desk at 902-365-3210 or come see us!

To book acupuncture/TEAM please call or text Kenton at 902-300-7601 or book online here: https://www.schedulicity.com/scheduling/KSTE7N

Therapeutic Massage Pricing

Motiv Member First Visit Therapeutic Massage (60 min) – 59.00
Motiv Member Therapeutic Massage (60 min) – 74.00
Therapeutic Massage (60 min) – 84.00

  Direct billing is available for Blue Cross.

Acupuncture Pricing

New patient intake and treatment – 59.00

Follow-up – 75.00
Direct billing is available for many plans through eTelus and Blue Cross. Cash, Cheque, Debit, and Credit all accepted for payment or co-pay.

Karen Gammon
– Registered Massage Therapist

To book a massage with Karen phone or text 902-824-3877 to arrange a time that is best for you.

Karen graduated from the ICT Northumberland College of Massage Therapy program in 2012. There she was trained in a variety of techniques that promote relaxation, relieve stress and tension or achieve a more therapeutic result such as increase range of motion, break up scar tissue or help relieve pain and discomfort. After graduating she continued her training with Indian Head Massage, Cupping and Instrument Assisted Soft Tissue Mobilization (IASTM).  She has also learned the benefits of Supplementation With Magnesium Oil through massage, and likes to incorporate this and essential oils, into her treatments.

Massage therapy can be used to treat a variety of injuries and conditions and can also be used as part of a preventative care program, this includes sports training, injury prevention, and stress management.

Karen likes to work with her clients using the following techniques to achieve their goals: Swedish Massage is the most common type of massage.  It combines various hands on techniques including gliding, kneading and cross fiber frictioning to break up adhesions and relieve muscle tension.

Indian Head Massage is a form of relaxation massage that focuses on the face, head, neck, shoulders, upper back and upper arms. It helps release stress and tension, creating a sense of well-being.

Cupping is a form of alternative therapy in which cups are placed on the skin to create suction for the purpose of drawing out toxins, pain management and increasing blood flow.

Instrument Assisted Soft Tissue Mobilization (IASTM) involves the use of a stainless steel instrument (M2T Blade) to assess, detect and treat scar tissue and muscle dysfunction.

Transdermal Supplementation of Magnesium through magnesium massage oil: the use of magnesium oil during a massage therapy treatment for supplementation purposes. Magnesium is also a natural muscle relaxer and therefore helps relieve muscle tension.

Kenton Sefcik, Dip.Ac, Dip.TCM, R.Ac
– Acupuncture/TEAM

To book an acupuncture appointment with Kenton phone or text 902-300-7601 to arrange a time that is best for you or book online at https://www.schedulicity.com/scheduling/KSTE7N

Kenton Sefcik is a Registered Acupuncturist and Traditional East Asian Medicine (TEAM) specialist.

Kenton has been in practice for over 12 years and is a graduate of the Alberta College of Acupuncture and Traditional Chinese medicine and wrote provincial examinations there. Kenton still holds my licensure with the College of Acupuncturists of Alberta as well as with the Nova Scotia Association of Acupuncturists (the only provincial association that requires all members to have written a Canadian or USA board exam).

Considering himself a general practitioner Kenton loves helping anyone and everyone with anything and everything.  He is very comfortable managing conditions such as pain and arthritis, easing the ups and downs of anxiety and depression, regulating menstrual symptoms, cooling hot flashes, increasing fertility, and helping along labour with induction-acupuncture.

Are you ready to take advantage of Motiv member pricing?

Easily book a massage by calling or texting Karen at 902-824-3877!

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