Melissa Roumanis

Massage Therapist, Athletic Therapist

Acacia Westside


Welcome to the realm of enhanced mobility and peak performance guided by Melissa Roumanis, a dedicated Registered Massage Therapist specializing in mobility and performance for working professionals. With a commitment to empowering individuals through knowledge and tools to optimize body mechanics, Melissa focuses on fostering increased body awareness, reducing pain, and enhancing overall movement capabilities. Embark on a journey with Melissa to unlock your body’s full potential. Whether you are a working professional seeking enhanced mobility or an athlete aiming for peak performance, together, you can achieve wellness goals in a supportive and inclusive environment.

Melissa holds a Master’s degree in Exercise Science from Concordia University in Montreal, where her academic journey culminated in a thesis on the intricate interplay between chronic pain and sleep. This educational background equips her with a deep understanding of the physiological and biomechanical aspects that underpin her practice.

Melissa’s passion lies in the realm of body mechanics, finding immense joy in educating her patients on how to move efficiently. By fostering increased body awareness, clients experience a tangible reduction in pain and a notable improvement in their overall range of motion.

As a member of the LGBTQ2SIA+ community, she is an advocate for inclusivity. Melissa is committed to providing a safe and welcoming space for individuals of all backgrounds. Her practice respects and celebrates the unique identities of all clients.

Currently serving as a professor at Camosun College, Melissa imparts her expertise in both the Massage Therapy Department and the Athletic Therapy Department. Through her role, she help shapes the next generation of healthcare professionals, instilling in them a holistic approach to therapeutic interventions.

In addition to academic pursuits, Melissa is actively involved in corporate wellness, collaborating with multinational corporations. She designs and implements mobility classes tailored to the specific needs of professionals in high-paced environments, promoting health and vitality within the workplace.

Melissa’s professional roster includes a diverse range of experiences, from working with athletes at the Pan American and Canada Games to contributing her expertise at the World Junior Hockey Championships and the Olympic Weightlifting Nationals. These engagements have honed her ability to address the unique demands of elite sports, further enriching her approach to massage therapy.

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