Our Team

Meet Our Team

Taylor McKechnie RMT

Taylor holds a Diploma in Registered Massage Therapy from the West Coast College of Massage Therapy in Victoria, BC and a Bachelor of Health Science Degree from Thompson Rivers University. She has been actively practicing massage therapy in her hometown of Squamish BC since 2009. 

Taylor views massage therapy as an integral part of a patient’s overall emotional and physical health, and focuses on treatment plans and goals that are customized to fit each patient. She is deeply intrigued with the mind body connection and values each patient’s intuition when it comes to issues that bring them to the table. Taylor believes in not only providing relief from specific symptoms, but also determining the root of the problem to render long term resolutions. She has a special interest in the treatment of headaches, chronic pain and TMJD. However, regardless of the reason for your visit, she is invested in playing an active role on your wellness journey, incorporating modalities such as deep tissue massage, trigger point release, craniosacral therapy, muscle energy techniques and myofascial release.

Taylor has a thirst for personal growth and knowledge that inspires her to always show up for her patients with their best interests at heart. 

Taylor loves being a mom to her two babes, exploring the world and her own backyard on foot, bike or paddle board, connecting with community, reading and practicing yoga. 

Days: Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday

Daniel Porcino RMT

Working holistically Daniel draws from numerous modalities to help clients with their concerns.
He has explored education in many fields such as traditional massage, fascial and osteopathic techniques
(including visceral manipulation and craniosacral) .
Daniel enjoys engaging with the client to help find the approach suited best for their individual needs and tailors the treatment for them.

In his spare time you may find Daniel on his mountain bike, climbing, playing music, gardening and spending time with his daughter.

Days: Wednesday-Sunday.

Vanessa Senecal, RMT

Having recently celebrated her 15th anniversary as a Registered Massage Therapist, Vanessa has the expertise required to provide you with a treatment that works. 

She uses a combined approach that may involve techniques such as Swedish Massage, Trigger Point Release, Myofascial Release and Craniosacral Therapy, tailored to your particular needs.

In addition to her hands on treatments, she provides accessible homecare and exercise suggestions in order to help you get more out of your massage.

Having a diverse practice, Vanessa enjoys working with a variety of clients including adult and youth athletes, seniors, and individuals with chronic pain. She welcomes all bodies and all genders, and subscribes to a Health at Every Size approach to care.

Vanessa’s experience as an RMT includes advanced training and years of working with clients in Prenatal Massage, Postpartum Massage, Massage for the Complicated Pregnancy, and Post-Cesarean Massage. 

She also has training in therapeutic breast massage, including working with clients post-mastectomy, after breast augmentation, and after gender-affirming surgeries. 

When not working at the job she loves, Vanessa enjoys meandering around the trails of Squamish with her young daughter, as well as singing in a community choir, volunteering on skis at Whistler Blackcomb, and baking a mean Chocolate Peanut Butter Pillow.

Days: Tuesday-Saturday.

Taryn Matson, RMT

Taryn, an avid equestrian, was inspired by the powers of massage at a young age. After watching the effects massage therapy had on her horse, the difference in his movement and athletic ability, she was inspired to learn more.

She completed her diploma in Ontario in 2004 followed by her B.C certification under the 3000 hour program from West Coast Massage Therapy in 2005. She is accustomed to working with a wide variety of clients and focuses on providing specific treatments tailored to each individuals’ needs.

She has  just recently moved to Squamish from Tsawwassen where she built a successful practice over the past 12 years where she was known for her ability to provide postural realignment treatments, headache relief and treatment of chronic pain conditions.  She has taken post graduate studies in myofasical release, deep tissue massage, joint mobilizations and Kinesio taping. Passionate about her patients’ health, both physically and mentally, she welcomes the opportunity to work with new people like you!

Days:  Monday, Tuesday and Thursday

Caroline Dawid, RMT

Born and raised in Vancouver, Caroline relocated to Squamish in 2020 for the natural beauty and outdoor lifestyle. She graduated from the Vancouver College of Massage Therapy in 2016, and holds a degree from the University of Victoria (Bachelor of Arts, 2008). Caroline decided on a career in massage therapy after many years of juggling office work and an active lifestyle left her feeling compelled to pursue her passion for wellness and the human body.
 
Always using an approach that is both evidence-based and patient centered, Caroline applies a variety of techniques including Swedish massage, myofascial release, neuromuscular release, joint mobilizations and dynamic release to help her clients reach their unique goals, whether it be optimizing physical performance, recovery from injury, emotional well-being and more. She enjoys assessing and treating a wide range of conditions including sports injuries, postural muscle imbalance, pregnancy, neurological conditions, spinal conditions, and takes a special interest in the treatment of TMJ disfunction. 
 
Outside of work, Caroline has a passion for surfing, travel, music and cooking up delicious meals. A Jill of all trades, you’ll also find her mountain biking, climbing, skiing, kitesurfing, freediving, trail running, and on the eternal hunt for the best spots in town to watch the sunset. 

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