The art and science of wellness on scenic Waterfront Drive, the Exchange District of Winnipeg, Treaty 1.

When it comes to holistic and preventative health, at Anchor we treat the physical body and also address emotional, social, spiritual and intellectual health. Our team consist of a registered Psychotherapist (RSW), registered Massage therapists (RMTs) and a licensed Chiropractic doctor working together, making the mind body connections. A circle of care to improve your well-being.


  • Patients are expected to cancel appointments and stay home if feeling unwell.

Understanding Scope Of Practice

  • In an effort to be and to remain as transparent as possible about what you may expect in receiving treatment from Anchor Massage & Therapy, we included herein our Scope of Practice details:

Massage Therapy:

  • Assess patients' soft tissue condition, joint quality and function, muscle strength, and range of motion.
  • Confer with patients about their medical histories and any problems with stress and/or pain, in order to determine whether massage would be helpful.
  • Develop and propose patient treatment plans.
  • Massage and knead the muscles and soft tissues of the human body, in order to provide courses of treatment for medical conditions and injuries, or for wellness maintenance.
  • Prepare and blend oils, and apply the blends to the patients' skin.
  • Consult with other healthcare professionals, to develop treatment plans for patients.
  • Maintain treatment records.
  • Provide patients with guidance and information about techniques for postural improvement, and exercises for stretching, strengthening, relaxation, or rehabilitation.


  • Is attentive to and responds to diversity and inclusiveness;
  • Works in the best interest of individuals, couples, families, groups, organizations,
  • Works in the domains of cognition, emotion, expression, somatics, human development, behaviour, learning, and interactive systems;
  • Promotes mental health by developing and enhancing:
    • personal, relational, sexual, career, and spiritual growth and well-being,
    • personal awareness and resources,
    • decision-making and problem-solving;
  • Remediates or provides treatment for disorders in cognitive, behavioural, interpersonal, and emotional functioning;
  • Applies specific and recognized evaluation and assessment methods;
  • May also include supervision, education, training, consultation, research, diagnosis, and referral.

Chiropractic care currently unavailable

  • An initial consultation to review your complaint, case history, ask questions and review relevant paperwork and available reports;
  • An explanation of the fee structure and business practices of the chiropractor;
  • An explanation and consent to a physical examination and appropriate diagnostic tests;
  • A chiropractic examination, which may include orthopedic, neurological, muscle function, joint function and radiographic testing;
  • A report of findings, which will include a diagnosis or clinical impression with a complete explanation by the chiropractor of what has been found;
  • A referral to another regulated health professional, if the chiropractor feels a health condition of the patient is outside the chiropractic scope of practice;
  • Recommendations for care, which may include a course of chiropractic adjustment or manipulation and/or adjunctive therapies, such as muscle therapy, electrotherapy, lifestyle advice and recommendation of assistive devices;
  • Informed consent to care;
  • A course of care with appropriate re-examinations; and
  • Adherence to MCA regulations, standards of practice, policies and guidelines and maintenance of appropriate privacy and confidentiality throughout the doctor/patient relationship.

Booking / Cancelling / Rescheduling Appointments

  • Therapy appointments may be booked, cancelled or rescheduled independently online via our Patient Portal, by emailing , emailing your practitioner directly or calling 204-415-3202.

Late Cancellation Fee

  • Please cancel your appt. 24hrs prior or a Late Cancellation fee of $40.00 will apply.

Arriving Late To Appointments

  • Please call us if you are arriving late.
  • Patients arriving late can be charged for the original reserved time of service or the appointment can be modified to a shorter service time and is at the discretion of the practitioner on how to proceed.
  • Please arrive no earlier then 10min prior as we do not have reception services .

Payment Methods

  • Accepting debit, credit, E-transfer or cash payment methods.
  • E-Gift cards may be purchased online.

We direct bill to most companies

  • Calling your extended health provider to confirm therapy coverage and requirements prior to your appt. is highly recommended. 
  • A signed Direct Billing Authorization Form (Benefit Assignment Form) is required.

Patient Confidentiality

  • All practitioners practice in compliance with the Personal Health Information Act (PHIA) in Canada, and are trustees of your healthcare details. As such, all personal information and conversations in treatment are held in the strictest of confidence.

Clinic Sanitation

  • Anchor Massage & Therapy is a medical treatment facility; therefore, all treatment room surfaces and contact surfaces in the clinic like door handles or light switches (entrance/treatment room/bathroom) are sanitized after each patient. Decor is simplified for sanitation purposes. Linens are freshly laundered, and are changed between every patient. 

Professional & Patient Boundaries

  • Anchor Massage & Therapy staff understand, respect, and adhere to all personal and professional boundary limits and ethics.

Patient Concerns/Complaints

  • Anchor Massage & Therapy maintains a comprehensive policy in regard to patient complaints, concerns, or discontent. This policy is to ensure our patients feel safe, secure, well looked after, and always leave our care happy. The practitioner will inform Management, Management will reach out to the patient via email or phone. We encourage the patient to reach out to Management as well. The goal is to arrive to a solution to the problem together.

Privacy Policy

  • Your privacy is important to us. It is Anchor Massage & Therapy policy to respect your privacy regarding any information we may collect from you across our website,, and other sites we own and operate.
  • We only ask for personal information when we truly need it to provide a service to you. We collect it by fair and lawful means, with your knowledge and consent. We also let you know why we’re collecting it and how it will be used.
  • We only retain collected information for as long as necessary to provide you with your requested service. What data we store, we’ll protect within commercially acceptable means to prevent loss and theft, as well as unauthorised access, disclosure, copying, use or modification.
  • We don’t share any personally identifying information publicly or with third-parties, except when required to by law.
  • Our website may link to external sites that are not operated by us. Please be aware that we have no control over the content and practices of these sites, and cannot accept responsibility or liability for their respective privacy policies.
  • You are free to refuse our request for your personal information, with the understanding that we may be unable to provide you with some of your desired services.
  • Your continued use of our website will be regarded as acceptance of our practices around privacy and personal information. If you have any questions about how we handle user data and personal information, feel free to contact us.
  • This policy is effective as of May 7, 2020

Our Services: Mind Body Connected 

Providing direct billing services to most insurance companies, please inquire for more detail. 



Psychotherapy: Psy.M., RSW, CCC.


Psychotherapy: Psy.M., RSW, CCC.

60min-Virtual Counselling ($100). In-person sessions available upon special request (email). Direct billing NOT available.

Common themes addressed in virtual sessions are anxiety, depression, trauma, grief and loss, relationship challenges and life transitions. Therapies offered are Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR), Dialectical Behaviour Therapy (DBT), Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT), Emotion-Focused Therapy (EFT), Compassion-Focused Therapy (CFT), Internal Family Systems (IFS), Mindfulness-Based Therapy.

Psychotherapy is evidence-based, is a type of mental health treatment to help a person change behaviour, increase happiness (understanding), and overcome problems. Therapy aims to improve an individual's well-being.
Request a free 15min consultation here.

You may book a 60min session here. After booking your session, expect a booking confirmation email. A tele health session invite link will be sent shortly after.

Registered Massage Therapy


Registered Massage Therapy

60min ($90), 45min ($75), 30min ($60), 90min available upon special request (email). Direct billing available.

Therapies offered are Deep Tissue for pain, Prenatal (pregnancy), Stress-Reduction
as well as Cupping for fascial release, Assisted Stretching (PNF), IASTM and Acupuncture + Massage . Treatments are tailored to your individual needs. Common techniques used are Swedish, muscle stripping and kneading, Myofascial Release (MFR), Trigger Point Therapy, low-grade joint mobilization, stretching techniques such as Active Release, Proprioceptive Neuromuscular Facilitation (PNF), Golgi Tendon Organ Release/Activation (GTO), Muscle Energy Techniques (MET); and hydrotherapy.

The practice of massage therapy is the assessment of the Musculoskeletal system of the body. Experts in manual methods that augment physical function, treating and preventing physical dysfunction, injury, and pain while increasing the sense of well-being.

Make us part of your self care routine!

Chiropractic Care


Chiropractic Care


Therapies include a comprehensive 1st visit & physical assessment of your area of complaint, diagnosis, prognosis, treatment and treatment plan. Every treatment plan is uniquely designed and patient-centred followed by subsequent follow-up adjustment(s) and management plan review. Non-invasive, manual manipulations and mobilizations performed to the spine and joints are made to restore movement and function.

Doctors of Chiropractic are the spine, muscle, joint and nervous system experts. They practice within their scope to examine, diagnose, recommend and deliver a treatment plan that manages issues within these systems without prescribing medication. Chiropractic care can be used in collaboration with other health professionals or alternative treatments in order to achieve the best possible results.

Meet Our Team

Our team of professionals offers a variety of treatments and therapies

to custom fit your needs, here to help you feel better!

For general inquiries please contact

Sara Martin
General Inquiries:

Sara Martin - Owner/RMT

Welcome! Im Sara, a graduate of The Massage Therapy College of Manitoba (Wpg, 2013), The Sunshine School of Traditional Thai Massage (Chiang Mai, Thailand, 2015). I am certified in Instrument-Assisted Soft Tissue Mobilization (IASTM), Joint mobilizations, Dermoneuromodulating, Acupuncture, Neuroproprioceptive taping. I use a holistic, compassionate approach, assessment-based. Specializing in low back pain. I believe movement is life, mind body connected. I am a multi-sport athlete currently competing in triathlon. I treat with many years of practiced experience. My pronouns are she/elle.

Mon/Wed:12-630, Tues./Thurs.:10:30-6:30

Try Acupuncture + Massage, book with Sara

Rebecca Martin-Ilunga, Psy.M., CCC, RSW
General Inquiries:

Rebecca Martin-Ilunga, Psy.M., CCC, RSW - Psychotherapist

My name is Rebecca and I practice virtual therapy exclusively with adults and adolescents (15+). I have a Master’s degree in Counselling Psychology from the University of Manitoba. I am a Canadian Certified Counsellor (CCC) with the Canadian Counselling and Psychotherapy Association and a Registered Social Worker (RSW) with the Manitoba College of Social Workers.

I work with clients to help them establish goals towards personal growth and relational health while using evidence-based therapeutic interventions. My personal philosophy is that most of our emotional and psychological issues are the result of trauma. Therefore my approach in counselling is trauma-based, holistic, emotion-focused and relational. I am a proud mother of four, an avid reader and a nature lover. My pronouns are she/her.

Tuesday & Wednesday: 9-7, Friday: 9-3

Therapy from the comfort of your home, book a virtual session with Rebecca

Daryl Ibanez
General Inquiries:

Daryl Ibanez - RMT

I completed my clinical practicum at Anchor and graduated from The Evolve College of Massage Therapy (Wpg, 2021). I have a special interest in lower body treatments, MFR, Assisted Stretching (PNF), Deep Tissue and Stress-Reduction massage techniques. Im an avid hiker and photographer. My pronouns are he/him.

Monday & Friday: 12-7, Saturday: 10-5

Tight all over? Book a Assisted Stretch + Massage with Daryl

Hannah Badger
General Inquiries:

Hannah Badger - RMT

My name is Hannah, I graduated from the West Coast College of Massage Therapy in Victoria, BC. I have experience working in different professional settings from massage clinics to physiotherapy clinics. I have special interests in shoulder complex treatments, MFR, Active Release techniques and Trigger Point therapy. I come from a family of fish, played water polo and still swim weekly with my 92 years old grandma! My pronouns are she/her.

Monday-Wednesday: 12-7, Thursday & Friday: 10:30-2

Treat yourself, book a Deep Tissue with Hannah

John Gainza
General Inquiries:

John Gainza - RMT

I'm a graduate of The Evolve College of Massage Therapy (Wpg, 2021). My previous background as a stroke rehabilitation assistant with the WHRA has helped me as an RMT to find the source of pain, and address it properly with a specific treatment plan as well as given me experience working alongside physiotherapists and occupational therapists. Deep tissue and Cupping specialized.I'm a sports enthusiast, love watching and playing them. My pronouns are he/him.

Tuesday-Thursday: 3-8, Friday: 11-4:30

Try Cupping! Book with John

Liane Wiebe
General Inquiries:

Liane Wiebe - RMT

My name is Liane, Li for short. I graduated from Robertson College in Winnipeg.  I provide assessment-based massage therapy treatments that bring balance throughout the body and mind.  To achieve this, I like to use different forms of Assisted Stretching techniques, Myofascial Release (MFR), Trigger Point therapy, and diaphragmatic breathing. In addition,  it is very important for me to create a safe, none judgemental space for my patients to feel comfortable discussing their needs. This helps me tailor my treatments to meet individual need.  I value personal development, exercise and being outdoors in nature. My pronouns are she/her/they/them.

Tuesday & Thursday: 1-8, Friday: 1-6:30, Sat & Sun: 10:30-5

Feeling discomfort? Book a Deep Tissue with Liane

Allison Ungurian
General Inquiries:

Allison Ungurian - RMT

My name is Allison, and I am a graduate of Robertson College in Winnipeg. I would love to help you achieve your personal health and wellness goals through my practice as a remedial massage therapist. I prefer an assessment-based approach to provide therapeutic treatments that centre your goals while properly addressing your body’s unique needs. I provide a compassionate and calming environment to promote relaxation, and reduce pain and stress. Outside of work I enjoy spending time in the kitchen as a passionate, although quite amateur, home-cook. I am also a cat lover and live with a very cute black cat named Zelda who is pure chaos. My pronouns are she/her.

Monday: 12-7, Thursday: 1-8, Sat & Sun: 10:30-5

Needing selfcare? Book a stress reduction massage with Allison

Located on Waterfront Drive

This place was made for self-care and relaxation. We are located at #102 - 270 Waterfront Drive, in the heart of Winnipeg's Exchange District.

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