Massage Therapists

Gina Perez

BPE, RMT, NSCA Strength Coach

Gina Perez graduated from the University of Ottawa in 1994 with a Bachelor’s Degree in Physical Education (with Honors).  During this time, her dedication and drive as an athlete earned her a spot as a member of the Canadian Women’s Olympic Weightlifting Team. 

With experience as an athlete and education in hand,  Gina worked at the Ottawa Sport Science Centre testing some of Canada’s professional and National level athletes, as well as creating and implementing rehabilitation protocols for the clients.  She also worked as a program facilitator at Nortel’s Fitness Centre in Ottawa, where she was in charge of designing Lunch and Learns, as well as fitness programming for Nortel employees. In 1997, Gina received certification with the NSCA as a certified strength and conditioning specialist.

Kelsey Miller

Massage Therapist

Kelsey believes that leading a healthy lifestyle includes regularly taking care of your body through various manual therapies. Kelsey Graduated from the University of Lethbridge with a Bachelor’s of Science in Kinesiology, and she went on to working as a kinesiologist in a physiotherapy clinic and personal trainer for several years. Kelsey enjoys working with people to rehabilitate their body to recover from injuries, get back to sport and to live pain-free. To do this she wanted to be able to provide more hands-on techniques to complement the exercises. Kelsey has since graduated from the Alberta College of Massage therapy as registered 2200 hour massage therapist and has joined Most Physical Preparation to offer her years of knowledge and massage skills.

Rachelle Gulka

Massage Therapist RMT, BSC Kin.

Rachelle Gulka, born and raised in Saskatoon, SK, has always had aspirations to work in the athletic field; being a high level athlete herself. She attended the University of Saskatchewan for 4 years, while studying towards her degree in sport sciences. While at the U of S she was a member of the Student Trainer program and worked with the Huskie Wrestling team for 2 years. Working on the sidelines with the athletes and the physiotherapists she gained a lot of insight into the different modalities used for rehabilitation.

Alex Ogbongbemiga

BA ECON (2015), NSCA CSCS. 

Alex was selected 36th overall in the 2016 CFL Draft by the Saskatchewan Roughriders. Alex played 2 years in the CFL for the Edmonton Eskimos and the BC Lions. Alex began his college football career at the University of Houston before finishing off with the University of Calgary Dinos.

Alex graduated from the University of Calgary in 2015 with his Bachelor of Arts in Economics and currently is in school to become a Registered Massage Therapist in 2021.

Brenden Fern

Massage Therapist Student 

Brenden’s goal as a massage therapist student is to assist athletes and people by providing hands-on techniques for moving and living better. Brenden was a competitive Snowboarder for 10 years before a shoulder injury sidelined his career. After competing Brenden moved into coaching Snowboarding for 5 years. While coaching at Winsport Brenden fell in love with Olympic lifting and movement. He has been a patient of David Swagar and Most Physical Preparation for years where he now hopes to share his love of sport, Movement, and healing with others.