Our Office

The Alberta College of Massage Therapy (ACMT) staff strives to relate to each student as an individual. We work hard to provide students with the information and resources needed to enrol into the program and feel supported throughout the education with ACMT. The ACMT staff consists of people whom care about the future generations of Registered Massage Therapists and therefor offer genuine consideration to all communications and questions from students from enrolment to graduation.

Listed below you will find a few details regarding some of the members of our administration:


Dawn Sharman, Education and Managing Director
Over the past 17 years, Dawn has honed her modality and instructional skills in British Columbia, Alberta and Ontario. Since graduating from Okanagan Valley College of Massage Therapy (OCVMT) in 1999, Dawn has been actively involved in the massage industry. Along with instructing and supervising for years, Dawn also led Maternity Outreach at OCVMT and developed CEC accredited courses across the Canada in Pregnancy, Infant Massage Labour Support Massage Therapy. Prior to moving to Alberta in 2014 and joining the ACMT team, Dawn owned and operated a successful practice called Alba Healing Arts Centre, in Vernon B.C., and has a keen understanding and perspective on both the practical and business sides of the industry.


Jenny Dang, Student Service Coordinator
The Student Services Coordinator helps ensure students have a positive experience while completing program offered at Alberta College of Massage Therapy. Whether it involves student funding, logins for the online learning system, ACMT email…Student Services is here to assist you along your journey.


Heather Jamieson, Student Enrolment Advisor
The Student Enrolment Department supports students for all 6 ACMT campuses, from initial inquiries about our programs and massage therapy as a career to ensuring that all potential student questions are answered effectively.


Christina Wahlers, Clinic and Practicum Manager
Christina graduated from the Canadian College of Massage Therapy in Ontario in 2002.  She has a diverse massage background, working with competitive athletes, palliative care clients and general clinical practice.  Christina was most recently a massage therapy instructor for the MH Vicars School of Massage in Calgary for the past seven years.  Her combined experiences have fueled her passion in motivating students to achieve excellence both in school and as practicing massage therapists.


Claire MacKenzie, Marketing and Communications Manager
Claire grew up in Calgary but moved to Edmonton to complete her Marketing Degree at the University of Alberta. Claire then studied Event Management through Mount Royal University and worked as an Event Coordinator before deciding to study Visual Design at NAIT. Claire manages ACMT social media, marketing and communications. Outside of work, Claire enjoys traveling and various sports – swimming, hiking, and anything outdoors.


Anna Steen, Special Events and PR Manager
Anna has always been passionate about living a healthy lifestyle and experiencing a mind/body/spirit connection. Before deciding to go back to school and follow her dream of becoming a Massage therapist Anna was Managing one of the biggest fitness clubs in the country and teaching group fitness glasses. Anna is an ACMT alumni, alongside her current role at the college she is a practicing RMT in downtown Edmonton and teaches group fitness classes. As the Special Events and PR Manager for ACMT she travels around Alberta working with ACMT students at trade shows and hosts Open Houses at the different campuses. One of her favorite parts about her role is “getting to meet all the future RMT’s and hearing their stories about what inspired them to become a Massage therapist.”