Elaine Topolnisky

About Elaine

  • Registered Massage Therapist
  • Certified Fitness Personal Trainer & Aqua Fitness Instructor
  • Bachelor of Science in Business & Sport Management
  • Bachelor of Health Science 

Elaine was born and raised in the Kamloops area and is an accomplished elite athlete. At the age of 15, Elaine moved away from home to pursue a career in hockey. She was recruited by Minnesota State University where she was instrumental in leading her team to an NCAA frozen four hockey championship. In her final year at University, she was recruited by the track and field team and competed in the 100 meter dash at a national level in the United States. Elaine now competes on Team Canada as a sponsored downhill ice cross athlete and has raced in Redbull's Crashed Ice Events since 2012, reaching the podium 9 times.

Being actively involved in sport and competition, Elaine has repeatedly pushed her body to its limit, and is no stranger to injury and ailments. Her unique assortment of talents and experience blend to provide a wealth of services to her clients, as she understands the rehab process and techniques needed to speed up recovery.  

Elaine has received certification in Deep Tissue Massage, Pre and Post Natal Massage, Functional Release and Table Thai Stretching Massage. She draws from a combination of Swedish Techniques, Myofascial Therapy, Active Release Techniques, Trigger Point Therapy, and Deep Tissue as needed. Her practice is centered around injury rehabilitation and stress management.

For Personal Training, Elaine strengths include getting people started, weight loss management and functional strength development. She designs programs that create a challenging and fun environment that excite her clients about fitness and keep them interested. 

Outside of work, you can find Elaine attempting tricks on her wakeboard, mountain biking, training for her next competition, playing hockey with the Kamloops Vibe or spending time with family and friends.