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Our Mission

Fortius Sport & Health is an integrated athlete development centre strengthened through philanthropy and focused on optimizing human performance for life.

 Our Team

Aaron Ashe

​​​​​​Aaron Ashe is a Registered Massage Therapist (RMT) within the practitioner team of the Fortius Institute. He has over a decade of experience in his field and has worked with a variety of clients. He has extensive experience in treating individuals for sport specific injuries, and has provided recovery and regeneration massage for the Vancouver Whitecaps FC of Major League Soccer. Aaron is especially concerned with the management and prevention of injuries in his clients, using education to empower them to become proactive in their own wellness. He has also worked as a personal trainer and taught for ten years at the Vancouver College of Massage Therapy - teaching Anatomy & Physiology, Therapeutic Exercise and Joint Mobilizations.​

 

 

Education

  • Bachelor of Science (General Life Sciences, University of British Columbia)

  • Diploma in Massage Therapy, West Coast College of Massage Therapy

Roots

  • Mountain biking

  • Snowboarding

  • Golfing

  • Brazilian Jiu Jitsu

  • Boxing

Client CV

  • Vancouver Whitecaps FC, MLS

  • Martial arts/MMA competitors

  • Canadian National and Junior National Mountain bike racers

  • National team Ski (both downhill and cross-country) & Snowboard racers

Professional Highlights

  • Registered Massage Therapist, Legacies Sports Massage

  • Fitness center & martial arts RMT, Fitness World & Gracie Barra BJJ

  • Senior Instructor, Vancouver College of Massage Therapy (of Utopia Academy)​

  • Registered Massage Therapist, Fortius Sport & Health

Research Interests

  • Myofascial Pain Release for the Shoulder Complex

  • Injury rehabilitation and prevention​​

Professional Affiliations 

  • Registered Massage Therapists Association of British Columbia

  • College of Massage Therapists of British Columbia 

  • Canadian Sports Massage Therapists Association

  • Sports First Responder (Canadian Red Cross)​​