About Evan Vandersluys, RMT

RMT in downtown Vancouver and North Vancouver

Evan Vandersluys - RMT

About Evan Vandersluys

Evan Vandersluys RMT is a 2018 Graduate of Vancouver College of Massage Therapy (VCMT). His diploma provided classroom education covering many conditions and treatment modalities as well as in-depth studies of human anatomy and physiology. Part of the school curriculum also included cadaver lab experiences as well as introductions to various advanced massage modalities such as craniosacral and manual lymph drainage.

As part of his hands-on education, Evan also participated in a variety of outreach opportunities in the local communities. Through experiencing a variety of different clinical environments in an outreach setting, Evan honed his manual skills on various population groups such as university athletes, elderly, crossfitters, special needs and the general public via school clinic.


Massage Therapy Techniques

Evan combines a variety of modalities into his treatments which can include:

  • Deep Tissue Techniques
  • Basic & Therapy Level 1 Manual Lymph Drainage
  • Assisted Stretching
  • Trigger-Point Release Therapy
  • Myofascial Release
  • Muscle Energy Techniques
  • Swedish Massage
  • Joint Mobilizations
  • Neuromuscular Techniques
  • Sports Massage
  • Pregnancy Massage
  • Cancer Awareness Training

In addition, through introductory courses offered in school and after graduation, Evan has developed an interest in myofascial techniques and manual lymph drainage. An introduction to these modalities has given Evan a keen interest in persuing further post-graduate education to learn more about how these can help clients.


Massage Therapy Treatments

As a recent graduate, Evan has experience with numerious conditions and pathologies. Evan can help with anything from musculoskeletal conditions such as strains and sprains to systemic conditions such as stress reduction, pregnancy and fibromyalgia.


Lanugages

English - Native
Japanese - Advanced
Dutch - Beginner


Hobbies & Interests

Evan brings with him over 5 years of experience of teaching in overseas in Japan as well as advanced knowledge in Pacific and Asian studies, particularly Japanese language, history and culture. He is an avid traveler and enjoys staying fit through gym, hiking on the north shore and cooking great food.


Education

  • University of Victoria | Bachelor of Arts - Pacific and Asian Studies - 2002
  • Capilano Univeristy | Diploma in Interactive Design - 2009
  • Vancouver College of Massage Therapy | Diploma in Massage Therapy - 2018

Certifications

  • NCCA accredited ACE Certification | Personal Trainer - 2017
  • Vodder Lymph Drainage Academy | Basic Level Lymphatic Drainage- 2018
  • Vodder Lymph Drainage Academy | Level 1 Lymphatic Drainage - 2019
  • Standard First Aid Certification | CPR/AED Level C with CPR - 2019

Contact Information

Cell: 604-725-2222
Email: hello@evanvrmt.com