Arnelia earned her Bachelor of Science degree in Zoology in the Philippines. Still, she was inspired with so much passion for learning about natural healing and wellness, she started massage therapy in 1999 from the Philippines. From there she gained more hands-on experience while living in Athens, Greece for 6 years and then moved to Calgary, Alberta in 2009. She continued to educate her self as well as others and today she offers the best massage therapy in Calgary.
She has completed more than 3000 hours of massage therapy schooling in Calgary and has more than 23 years of teaching and 20 years of massage experience.
She specializes in acute and chronic conditions, advanced massage techniques, treatments, and assessments in all conditions, injuries, and rehabilitation therapy.
Gerald, Arnelia's husband and business partner, started his massage training in the Philippines in 2004. Continued to work as massage therapist with Arnelia in Athens, Greece for 5 years. He moved to Canada in 2014. He finished his Massage Therapy Program in Calgary with more than 2250 hours. Gerald love to treat people with acute and chronic conditions. He specializes in advanced massage techniques in his treatments and assessments in all conditions, injuries and rehabilitation therapy.
At Cortez Natural Healing & Wellness, Arnelia designs her own therapy programs; these programs are very advanced in technique, combining orthopedic massage with other modalities, specializing in many chronic conditions.