Massage Therapy at UCalgary

Get a massage right here on campus. We have reasonable rates and appointment times to fit your schedule.

We offer professional massage therapy for UCalgary students, faculty, staff, postdoctoral scholars and the public. To book an appointment, use our online booking system or call 403.210.9355 (select option #3).

  1. Benefits

    Massage releases chronic tension and pain in muscles, improves circulation, increases flexibility and reduces mental and physical fatigue.

    Massage therapy is good for your well-being and is one of the best antidotes for stress. It improves your body's ability to heal and helps relieve pain, illness and dysfunction.

  2. Treatments

    Our massage therapists offer a variety of treatments, including: 

    • Therapeutic Massage
    • Deep Tissue Massage
    • Myofascial Release 
    • Craniosacral Therapy 
    • Sports Massage Therapy 
    • Lymph Drainage Therapy 
    • Cupping

    Your therapist will work with you to find the best treatment for your specific concerns and goals.

Here is some helpful information to help you get ready for your massage therapy appointment.

  1. Booking an appointment

    To book an appointment, use our online booking system or call 403.210.9355 (select option #3).

  2. Insurance

    Check your undergraduate student health plan or graduate student health plan for the current rates of coverage for massage therapy. 

    UCalgary employees should check current coverage through Alberta Blue Cross.

    You might need referral from a medical doctor to be eligible for coverage, check with your extended health care provider.

  3. Cancellation policy

    Please give one full business days’ notice if you need to cancel an appointment.

    You might be billed for late cancellations or missed appointments. Fees vary by service type.  

  4. Our therapists

    Linda Belenchuk, Registered Massage Therapist

    Garner Blieske, Registered Massage Therapist

    Gail Fleck, Registered Massage Therapist

    Mavis Wahl-LeBlanc, Registered Massage Therapist/MT Senior Lead

    Read our therapist's bios

Our massage services are available for reasonable rates. We can direct bill with some insurance plans, check with your provider to find out.

Fee changes effective Sept.15, 2020.

Rates for students and seniors

  • Half session: $55
  • Full session: $85
  • Extended session: $125

Rates for faculty, staff and alumni

  • Half session: $57
  • Full session: $90
  • Extended session: $135

Rates for the public

  • Half session: $63
  • Full session: $95
  • Extended session: $140

Our services

We treat concerns of varying severity, chronic or acute pain, and stiffness and stress.

Make an appointment with one of our therapists if you're dealing with:

  • Migraines and headaches
  • Chronic neck and back pain
  • Stress and tension related disorders
  • Motor coordination impairments
  • Brain and spinal cord injuries
  • Chronic fatigue syndrome
  • Sports injuries
  • Neurological impairments
  • Compartment syndromes
  • Pre-natal support
  • Support for people with physical restrictions