Thuja Wellness is an integrative health clinic that envisions healing and offering a better quality of life by promoting holistic services and therapies. Our mission is to provide a comprehensive treatment plan that empowers patients to live their best life. As part of being a Vancouver based health clinic, we believe in building a community of practitioners that collaborates to create a healing and integrative plan.
To offer you the best treatment, we count with the following designed services:
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Meet our practitioners
Ila Casselman, M.Ost.Med
Osteopathic Practitioner & Owner of Thuja Wellness
Ila is an Osteopathic Practitioner dedicated to helping couples become pregnant naturally and educating women about their bodies. She opened Thuja Wellness in 2019. Collaborative Medicine is her why.
Kaitlin Newman, B.App.Sc, M.Ost.
Kaitlin is an Australian Osteopathic Practitioner with a Masters of Osteopathy who offers holistic treatment and education for those suffering from pain and impairment.
Kelsey Bru, R.Ac
Kelsey is a Registered Acupuncturist who brings a holistic approach to her patient care, using acupuncture, cupping, gua sha, and moxibustion to address the root cause of your health concerns.
Avery Artimowich, R.Ac
Avery gently guides her patients towards their goals through thoughtful listening, skillful needling & compassion. Special interest in women’s health, mental health & facial rejuvenation acupuncture.
Mariana Carranza, R.Ac, CNP
Registered Acupuncturist & Certified Nutrition Practitioner
Mariana is a Registered Acupuncturist & Nutritionist with a passion for blending ancient traditions & modern knowledge. She uses an integrative approach to help her patients in their healing journeys.
Mareike Buthmann, CHN, ROHP, RNCP, Metabolic Balance® Coach
Certified Holistic Nutritionist
Mareike is a Certified Holistic Nutritionist who helps individuals with nutritional planning and meal preparation, focusing on the importance of whole foods and a balanced diet for optimal health.
Dr. Jane Peterson, DC (Hons)
Dr. Peterson is a chiropractor with experience treating a wide range of patients. She is constantly enhancing her skills by learning new techniques, including Webster, Graston®, and RockTape.
Marla Waal, RYT
Certified Pilates, ELDOA and Yoga Instructor
With over 25 years of experience teaching movement, Marla is a Movement & Breath coach certified in 12 yoga, meditation, and pilates styles, including Buteyko breathing and ELDOA method training.
Colleen McCrann, RYT 200
A 240-hour certified yoga instructor and a trauma-informed kids yoga teacher, Colleen specializes in hatha yoga, meditation, and breathwork.
Student RMT & Body Worker
Tempo is a massage therapy student practicing body work. After growing up witnessing the effects of chronic pain in her family, she chose this path to further her knowledge of the human body.
Meena has a career background as a Licensed Practical Nurse and Kundalini Yoga. Her goal is to educate women allowing them to gain confidence in their body’s ability to give birth.