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ABOUT
For 20 years I have been working in the wellness industry. I have had opportunities in Canada and abroad teaching yoga, pilates, meditation, and personal training both privately and corporately. I continued studies in Massage Therapy and Manual Osteopathy at the Canadian College of Osteopathy (CCO). Over the years, I have enjoyed working at multi-disciplinary clinics as well as having a home-based practice. 

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EDUCATION

  • Bachelor Degree in Health Sciences and French at The University of Western Ontario, (UWO).

  • Massage Therapy Diploma at The Canadian College of Massage and Hydrotherapy (CCMH).

  • Manual Osteopathy from The Canadian College of Osteopathy: 5 year program with 3 year thesis. 

  • Endo-Cranial Spasms and Concussions Level 1: Physical (2015)

  • Endo-Cranial Spasms and Concussions Level 2: Fluid (2017)

  • Endo-Cranial Spasms and Concussions Level 3: Grid and matrix (2019)

  • Fascial System Treatments (2020)

  • Quantum Healing (2020)

  • Vipassana Meditation Studies (2006 to current)

  • Advanced Pelvic Rehabilitation (2018) 

  • Yoga Teacher Training: Sivananda (Beginner & Advanced), Mysore Ashtanga, and others...

  • Pilates Teacher Training: Body Harmonics Mat and Reformer Teacher Training, and others. 

MOVEMENT

I always found 'movement is medicine' by living an active lifestyle. From para-cycling, triathlons, swimming, mountain biking, skating, cross-country skiing, snowboarding, weight training, yoga, pilates, and hiking. These activities have built new friendships and have helped me learn about new cultures.

 

Additionally, I was born with bilateral club feet and a leg length discrepancy (LLD). Later in life I discovered I was eligible for para-cycling and classified as a C5 para-cyclist in 2016. I have a lifetime of experience with options for manual therapies and the many structural, functional, and rehabilitation options for shoe modifications, orthotics, braces, and exercises. Please email me if you require more information.

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A HEALTHY DIET AND MICROBIOME.

Knowing the foods that optimize brain power, sustain energy levels, regulate hormones, and reduce pain and inflammation is paramount. Learning about our individual microbiome (the environment of our digestive system) and doing regular cleanses is one tools. Also omitting certain foods like sugars, alcohol, and processed foods, can help us all improve our physical and mental wellbeing at a deeper level.

 

When we listen to the body and feel what foods help or hinder our energy levels, brain function, and performance it is empowering. Getting guidance from Dieticians, Naturopaths, Nutritionists, and food testing (when indicated) can also help us reduce side-effects like joint pain, inflammation, brain fog, bloating, and fatigue. We all have a unique physiology and metabolize foods differently. The cells within the microbiome completely restore every 7-10 years so our ability to metabolize certain foods will change periodically.

Let food be thy medicine and medicine be thy food '.

 - Hippocrates -

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