Andrey Vinogradov was born and raised in St. Petersburg, Russia. In 1995, he and his family (wife and daughter) came to Canada. Andrey studied at the University of Saskatchewan, majoring in Religious Studies and Cultural Anthropology. He received his B.A. degree in 1999 and his M.A. in 2003. He taught at the University of Saskatchewan and First Nations University of Canada from 2003 to 2007.
In 2007, he was a patient of a craniosacral therapy practitioner, which greatly impressed him and he decided to study massage therapy and craniosacral therapy. In 2008-2009, he studied massage therapy at McKay Career Training, obtaining his diploma at the end of 2009. His trainings in craniosacral therapy include: Craniosacral Therapy 1, Craniosacral Therapy 2, Somatoemotional Release 1, Visceral Manipulation 1.
He joined the Massage Therapy Association of Saskatchewan (MTAS) in 2009 and has worked as a Registered Massage Therapist since January 2010.