Rediscover the Freedom of Being Well!
Steve transferred early from the Physiology program at the University of Alberta to attend the Canadian Memorial Chiropractic College (CMCC) in Toronto, Ontario. Graduating with Clinical Honours in 1997, he began practicing in the Calgary area a few months later. Steve has broadened his focus through additional studies in , nutrition, pediatrics, rehabilitation and numerous treatment techniques. Steve is Advanced Proficiency Rated in
In June 2008 he was part of a small Canadian contingent who attended an international chiropractic conference in Rimini, Italy. Steve has been active in the community since returning to Alberta. The Calgary Interfaith Foodbank continues to be his charitable focus, and he volunteers his time each year helping coach minor league hockey and soccer.
Niki Gendive studied massage therapy in Edmonton, graduating in 2009 before moving to Calgary in 2010. She has been in active practive since graduation, and has continued to enhance her skills with further certification in deep tissue massage, myofascial release and maternal massage. Prior to going to school for massage therapy, Niki worked in the social services industry with a focus on kids with special needs. She has brought her enjoyment working with families to the massage setting, and has developed extensive ongoing experience with pre and post natal care. Outside of practice, Niki loves spending time with her animals and loved ones, listening to good music, and staying active with hiking and yoga.
Dr. James Dai earned his Ph.D degree of Medicine (Major in Acupuncture and Traditional Chinese Medicine) from the prestigious Guangzhou University of Chinese Medicine, China. He has over twenty successful years of clinical experience in Acupuncture, Traditional Chinese Medicine, and Chinese Tuina Massage.
He is the academic dean of Calgary College of Traditional Chinese Medicine and Acupuncture. In addition to his practice, he teaches acupuncture techniques, Chinese Herbal Medicine, Tuina massage, Traditional Chinese medicine diagnosis, etc. and supervises the student’s clinic.
Dr. James Dai is a member of the Alberta Association of Traditional Chinese Medical Doctors in Canada. He is an expert at using integration of acupuncture, cupping, ear pressure, Tuina massage, herbs for treatment of various diseases, health maintenance, relaxation, etc.
When not busy working or teaching, he enjoys badminton, Tai Chi, biking and hiking
Jackie has been running the clinic as office manager since January 2008. She has a passion for natural health approaches and patient care and has extensive experience in both. She has worked as a nursing aide throughout Calgary for over seventeen years and also managed a natural health clinic office prior to joining our team. With her wide ranging knowledge and expertise, Jackie is able to guide each prospective client to the practioners best suited to his/her needs.
Sue brings extensive business experience to our team, as she has excelled in a wide variety of leadership, management and administrative roles in her 20+ years as a small business owner. More recently, she has dedicated herself to a career in health and wellness, involving herself in the support and counselling for general wellness and nutrition before joining our team. Sue's enthusiasm for chiropractic and other forms of alternative health care is easily recognized in her positive outlook and strong desire to help others rediscover wellness.
Dorothy England studied linguistics in college, and now she is nurturing a growing interest in holistic health and healthy living more generally. Yoga is a particular passion—especially hot yoga. Dorothy is an avid gardener, and she likes to make the most of our short growing season by gardening and otherwise spending time outdoors whenever possible. In addition to cooking and reading, Dorothy enjoys sharing time with family and friends.
Malynnda’s understanding of the musculoskeletal system began as a determined athlete. As a former gymnast the concepts of strength , flexibility, power, and endurance were engrained at a young age. With her gymnastic career ending as provincial champion her desire to pass on her knowledge was fulfilled by becoming a gymnastic instructor. Currently she is a L.E.A.P. instructor at Gymtastics building young athletes to their full potential.
To stay in a sport related field Malynnda received a 2200 hour diploma at Foothills College of Massage Therapy. As a massage therapist she specializes in myofascial stretching, relaxation / stress and energy management, hydrotherapy, and of course sport / rehabilitation therapy. Malynnda strongly believes in the golden rule and will always do her best to aid others to reach their goals in health and wellness.