The body whisperer who is also a baby whisperer – Q+A with Julie Sickel, RMT and Doula

When local RMT, Julie Sickel, was working at Pemberton Valley Wellness, I used to say she had x-rays in her fingertips. She could have conversations with my body in a language I was not fluent in, angling right into hotspots and knots as if she could see through my skin. Then, she went a-wandering, and … Continue reading


Yoga at Kula Wellness Centre

In summer 2010, we checked in with Pemberton’s newest hotspot for holistic health, the Kula Wellness Centre.¬†After getting the massage therapy clinic up and running, owners Percy Abraham and Corinne von Dehn turned their attention to outfitting a yoga studio, which has offered karma yoga for the past 18 months. Now, decked out with bamboo … Continue reading

Laying hands at Kula Wellness Centre

Percy Abraham is a former raft guide, ski tech, tree planter and keen mountain bike adventurer who has been providing therapeutic massage in Pemberton for the past 15 years. After founding Local Motion Therapy, and later selling that business, he and partner and RMT Corinne Von Dehn have now started a private massage studio and … Continue reading