Urban Retreat

Providing the best in massage therapy treatments in Halifax since 2005 with individual care and expertise to enhance your physical and mental well being.


Do you know about our Loyalty Rewards Program?

Your loyalty should be rewarded. After you receive 5 (1 Hour) Massages your 6th one will always be 50% off! It's our way to say thank you!

Why Urban Retreat Massage?

  • We are conveniently located in downtown Halifax.
  • We offer Direct Billing for Bluecross, Greenshield ,Great West Life, Chamber of Commerce Health Plan, Manulife, Sunlife,Industrial Alliance, Johnston Group,Cowan Insurance, and we provide receipts for all the rest.
  • Our experienced team of Registered Massage Therapists and our Physiotherapist provide each client with expertise and individual care.
  • Our tranquil environment is designed to help you relax and unwind.
  • We consult, treat, educate and promote the benefits of massage therapy while working in conjunction with other health care professionals.

Our Services

We offer Swedish Massage, Hotstone Massage, Pregnancy Massage, Deep Tissue Massage, Sports Massage, Myofascial Release Therapy, Craniosacral Therapy, Reiki as well as Physiotherapy Assessments and Treatments.

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For what conditions is massage beneficial? Read our Frequently Asked Questions

Our Team

Angela MacDonald Angela MacDonald, RMT

Angela is the owner/operator of Urban Retreat Massage Therapy located on Spring Garden Road. She has been practicing since 2003 and uses a variety of techniques to help treat tissue dysfunction including Deep Tissue Therapy, Myofascial Release Therapy, Trigger Point Therapy, Reiki, and Swedish/Relaxation Massage. » More about Angela

Erin Sutherland Erin Sutherland, RMT

Erin Sutherland, RMT is a graduate from ICT Northumberland College class of 2013.She specializes in Sports Massage, and Deep Tissue Therapy and hopes to further expand her therapeutic skills. She also has experience with Myofascial Release, Pregnancy Massage, and Suikodo. » More about Erin

Jason Wong Jason Wong, PT

Jason Wong, PT graduated in 1997 with his physiotherapy degree from Dalhousie University located in Halifax, Nova Scotia. He has an interest in orthopedic physiotherapy and sports medicine and his clinical practice has included continuing care centers, hospitals and private practice. He has trained and worked in the field of physiotherapy across Canada and in the United States. » More about Jason

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Victoria's holistic approach to wellbeing brings a fullfilling experience to her clients. She facilitates a loving, safe space that naturally encourages her clients to become engaged in their healing journey. She is passionate aout awakening the full itel ligence the body, through Massage,Reiki, yoga and shamanic practices she's acquired in her work with traditionl medicine in the amazon of Peru. Within her practice here at Urban Retreat, she uses a combination of massage tecqniques, myofascial release therapy, accompanied with guided imagery techniques, and meditation to hels her clients' resolve issues of stress, anxiety, fatique, acute and chronic injury » More about Victoria

Natasha Gillam Natasha Gillam, RMT

Natasha Gillam, RMT is a graduate from the Canadian College of Massage and Hydrotherapy class of 2014, where she specialized in treating neurological conditions. Natasha takes a holistic approach to treatment and enjoys treating a wide variety of conditions. She integrates a wide range of techniques including myofascial release, deep tissue therapy, Sports massage and Swedish massage in order to provide the most effective treatment plans as well as specialized home care » More about Natasha

Adam Yaremy Adam Yarmey, RMT

Adam graduated from the Canadian College of Massage and Hydrotherapy in 2014. Adam understands athletes and specializes in the treatment of sports related injuries and rehabilitation. After assessing the needs of his clients, he designs a plan to help them recover and get back to what they love doing most.  Adam utilizes deep tissue tecqniques, stretching and strenthening exercises and educates his clients in additional homecare remedies to aid in their recovery process.;» More about Adam      

Sonja Dunham Sonya Dunham, RMT

Sonya's journey into the world of natural healing began when she was recovering from an injury. During a Massage Therapy session, she realized the power and potential of this healing art, and her passion was born. Soon after, she begun her studies. She graduated from ICT Northumberland College in 2010 and has been performing massage therapy treatments ever since. She has worked with clients from all walks of life, helping them to maintain and improve their mobility and comfort level and assisting them at reaching their health goals.» More about Sonya

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Tara Murphy, RMT

Tara became part of the Urban Retreat team after graduating from Eastern College in 2015. Tara specializes in deep tissue massage and frequently uses myofascial release and trigger point therapy in her treatments. Tara's friendly demenanor and skilled hands on treatments has helped her grown her clientele quickly. » More about Tara