About Us

Amber Van Elgort is a Registered Massage Therapist and the owner and operator of Blissful Balance Massage located 15 minutes west of Edmonton in Stony Plain, AB.

Amber specializes in Therapeutic Clinical Massage with additional certification in Advanced Orthopedic Massage. Caring for other people's well being and health has always been an important part of her life and she knew that she wanted to work in the field of healthcare. Massage Therapy was the perfect answer.

Amber decided to go back to school at the tender age of 33, after years of working in different high stress and low paying jobs. With a new found sense of determination and drive that came from a place in her heart not only to better herself, but to provide the life she wanted for her children,she headed into an intensive full time 2 year program at CDI college. While juggling full time school, a part time job, and raising twins on her own, she graduated with honors from the Advanced Massage Therapy Program in 2014.

The types of massage that Amber specializes in includes: Deep Tissue and Swedish Massage, Prenatal Massage, Trigger Point Therapy, Sports Massage, Lymphatic Drainage, Myofascial Release, Therapeutic or Mobility Massage, and Dynamic Cupping. Which basically means she can address everyone's needs regardless of physical issues, age or activity level. Amber has clients that are shift workers, 9-5'ers, athletes, teens, kids, elderly, pregnant mamas, retirees and those who suffer from injuries and conditions.

She chose to specialize in Therapeutic and Mobility Massage because she is fascinated by the puzzle that is the human body. Figuring out the source of pain and helping to correct the issues that cause discomfort for her clients is her main goal. There is nothing better for Amber than seeing the effects of a successful treatment and watching the progress of healing unfold in front of her and knowing that her treatments are truly helping.

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Kasidy McLachlan has been a registered massage therapist since 2010. In her career she has worked with physiotherapists and chiropractors, as well as other modalities. She specializes in therapeutic, deep tissue massage, and is also trained in Dynamic Cupping and can customize any treatment to give you the most beneficial results in the shortest amount of time. She is new to the Stony Plain area and is looking forward to getting to know our amazing community!


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Ashley Kelly is a fully licensed and insured Registered Massage Therapist. She has been a professional therapist for over 3 years and specializes in deep tissue, therapeutic, and relaxation massage. As someone who has personal experience living with chronic pain, Ashley is driven to help her clients get as comfortable and pain-free as quickly as possible. She can customize every treatment to maximize the benefits for each client. Book a massage with Ashley today for a truly unique massage experience!l


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Valerie Maine's expertise in aesthetics and skincare is second to none and her extensive product and ingredient knowledge has spanned over 20 years. You will be impressed with her custom-made blends of natural products and essential oils. Valerie grew up in Spruce Grove and has been interested in aesthetics since high school.

She spent some time working in the retail and service industries before graduating from the Alberta Academy of Aesthetics in 2000. She worked locally at Debranty’s Hair Salon / Red Earth Salon and Day Spa, where she continued to grow in her knowledge and experience. Valerie decided to advance her services and trained to become a level 3 certified Usui Reiki Practitioner in 2006. She has helped start and move several businesses in the area and stayed in touch with her fellow colleagues and clients over the years.

After having her son in 2008, she spent her time being a mom and working from home. Her roots are firmly planted in the Stony Plain area and she has worked independently doing mobile services locally for convenience and for those who have trouble getting out of the house. Right now she does facial waxing at Krriations Hair Salon down the street and has joined us at Blissful Balance as Lead Esthetician and our first ever Reiki Practitioner. Valerie is pleased to be part of the growth of Blissful Balance Massage, as we now offer energy healing and skincare services to you!


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It's never too late to change direction and try something new if you are not satisfied with where things are going. This is true for any aspect of your life and a great place to start is by booking a massage with us today!

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