World Championship Massage 2024

Next Championship June 28 – June 30 2024 in Copenhagen

Participants

Jessica Jarabek, Canada

Latest participant at the World Championship in Massage 2024 in Copenhagen is Jessica Jarabek representing Victoria BC, Canada. She is one of many therapists who has taken the IMA approved International Teacher Class.

About Jessica Jarabek

Jessica has a keen interest in health and preventative care, with interest and expertise in sports and athletics while focusing on holistic healing, nutrition and creating a sense of overall well-being to her clientele. She has been massaging since 2004. Prior to her graduation in Canada for massage and spa therapy, she gained a European educated background in fitness theory, group cycling, personal training and nutrition. Jessica has taught massage in Nicaragua, worked in Europe and Maui with Tour de France professional cycling athletes and AWT/PWT windsurfers.

She holds certifications with the Canadian Sports Massage Association as well as National and International licenses and Certifications in both the US, Maui and Canada for massage and bodywork rehabilitation. Jessica competed in Copenhagen in 2022 placing 5th in the sports category as well as the 2023 American Massage Championships where she placed 2nd in Western freestyle massage and 3rd as final overall champion. Most recently she has placed 1st in sports massage at the 2024 Canadian and International Massage Therapy Competition. She uses this knowledge and experiences to incorporate a variety of techniques to her treatments. Participating and sharing in such events to help elevate the profession with ongoing education is her passion.

Social Media professional IG account: @jessicaj_rmt and FB: Jessica Jarabek

EDUCATION & TRAINING

Registered Massage Therapist Diploma Program (3032 hours), West Cost College of Massage Therapy

Victoria, BC | 2010 – 2012

www.collegeofmassage.com

Sports Massage Diploma Certifications, Canadian Sports Massage Therapist Association

Victoria, BC | 2012

www.csmta.ca

Massage & Spa Therapy Honors Diploma, Sprott Shaw College

Victoria, BC | 2006-2007

www.sprottshaw.com

Additional training:

• Awarded a scholarship in 2023 from RMTBC and is in progress of completing the Provincial Instructors Diploma Program in Canada.

• Level 3 Lomi Lomi training (2013)

• Sports medicine apprenticeship with a multidisciplinary group of professors providing a European educated background in: Fitness Theory, Group Cycling, Personal Training and Nutrition. (2004-2009)

• Reflexology, Reiki, Shiatsu disciplines and Level 1 Manual Lymph Drainage (2008-2011)

Professional Affiliations & Qualifications

• Registered Massage Therapist – Registered Massage Therapists’ Association of BC

• Licensed Massage Therapist – Hawaii Board of Massage Therapy

• National Certification – National Certification Board for Therapeutic Massage & Bodywork

• First Aid CPR/AED Certification – Canadian Red Cross

The International Massage Association and our partners look forward watching Jessica Jarabek skills at the World Championship in Massage in June 2024 in Wonderful Copenhagen.