Now Offering Registered Massage Therapy

Meet Our Registered Massage Therapists

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Andrea Sitter

Andrea became a Registered Massage Therapist after graduating from Vancouver College of Massage Therapy in 2019. Before entering the field, she earned a Bachelor’s Degree as a student athlete while playing softball for West Texas A&M University. Training as a competitive athlete for the majority of her life is where Andrea’s passion for wellness stems from. She has recently become a registered yoga teacher growing from a personal practice of over 10 years.

Active recovery, injury prevention and healthy body movements are the keystones of Andrea’s focus as a therapist. She centers her practice on an individual’s goals and pain needs, treating the whole person in their journey to a pain-free and healthy daily life. Andrea believes that patient education and personalized exercises can propel recovery and empower individuals in their wellbeing. Active and assisted stretching and strengthening, myofascial release, trigger point therapy, muscle energy techniques and joint mobilizations are some of the modalities that Andrea focuses her treatments with. Treatments at LIFT will include time spent on and off the table with many active modalities being utilized to help you feel and move better.

Andrea is an outdoor enthusiast; spending much of her free time with her dog doing activities like hiking, kayaking and running. Andrea welcomes you to the LIFT experience.

 
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Adam Cowan

Adam is a graduate of the West Coast College of Massage Therapy program in 2018. He participated in a number of outreaches including with the UBC Varsity Athletes and a Weightlifting Camp at CrossFit Burnaby.

He previously received his Bachelor’s Degree in Kinesiology and Physical Education from the University of the Fraser Valley in 2012. During that time he interned as a Student Athletic Therapist with the Vancouver Whitecaps Residency program where he saw first hand how manual therapy could get athletes back to play as soon as possible. During his career as a Kinesiologist he was given insight on how important therapeutic exercises coupled with manual therapy could help people return to work or everyday life!

He joined CrossFit in 2013 after years of participating in team sports growing up and started coaching CrossFit in 2014. Since he has first hand CrossFit knowledge and injury experience it created a passion for working with the body’s mechanics to improve athletic performance and rehabilitating orthopaedic injuries.

Come and book an appointment to see how massage therapy can help you succeed with your athletic or lifestyle goals. Adam welcomes you to the LIFT experience.