As a graduate with honours from the Canadian College of Massage and Hydrotherapy, Melissa began her career in Alberta where she specialized in working with pre/post natal clients as well as clients trying to conceive. Prior to becoming a Registered Massage Therapist Melissa offered services as a labour and delivery Doula, Reiki practitioner and Wholistic Therapist. Preferring to be closer to home and family she has returned to the Kitchener/Waterloo area!About Melissa
Claire is a graduate of Canadian College of Massage and Hydrotherapy. She is a licensed massage therapist with the College of Massage Therapists of Ontario. While at school Claire studied pathology, anatomy, physiology, neurology, and many courses leading to an extensive in-depth knowledge of the human body.
Dr. Tara graduated with distinction from Dalhousie University with a Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology. She went on to complete four years of extensive study at the Canadian Memorial Chiropractic College where she graduated cum laude and with clinic honours in 2015. Dr. Tara also holds certification in Contemporary Medical Acupuncture from McMaster University, and in Webster Technique from the International Chiropractic Pediatric Association.About Dr. Tara
A self-proclaimed “anatomy- geek”, Pam Lawson chose to follow her dream and graduated from the Canadian College of Massage and Hydrotherapy in May 2018. With a passion for women’s and family health, she has seen first-hand the benefits of massage on those suffering from chronic pain, respiratory disease as well as digestive concerns. While in school, she built on her education with a placement with Trimesters prenatal course in Toronto, having the opportunity to work with high risk, post-partum and labouring mothers at Sunnybrook Hospital.About Pam
Kaitlin’s passion for health and wellness lead her to become an RMT in 2018 when she graduated from The Canadian College of Massage and Hydrotherapy. Her love for athletics, relaxation and the human body has always been of high interest. Kaitlin believes that our bodies hold onto our mental, physical and emotional healing. She also believe’s that the pressure within our fast pace lifestyles has added to our high levels of stress in our society.About Kaitlin
Erica started her career as an RMT working with athletes, specifically marathon runners, helping them prepare and maintain their training form, as well as desk workers, helping them to correct common postural issues. More recently, after giving birth to her son, she has shifted her focus to treating the pre- and post-natal population.
Erica combines techniques of therapeutic and sports massage including: trigger point therapy, myofascial release, facilitated stretching and passive movements among others into her treatment.
Patti did her undergrad in her 40's and her Master's in her 50's (and contemplates a PhD in her 60's) and is a good example that it's never too late to learn and grow. Patti works with individuals and all the relationships in their lives. Relationships with themselves, partners, family, their environment or life itself.
Iven is a graduate of Tyndale University in Toronto and a registered psychotherapist with years of wide-ranging experiences providing psychotherapy to all ages. After finishing his master’s degree studying psychotherapy, he moved his family to the KW and has never looked back; calling it his home and loving what he does as he supports individuals in their mental wellness journey to thrive!
Nadia Qahwash graduated from York University in 2014 with a Bachelor of Science Honours degree and specialization in Kinesiology. Throughout her high school and undergraduate degree, Nadia adopted a passion for health, the human body and helping others around her reach their physical potential. Hoping to make an impact in her community she applied to the Physical Therapy program and was accepted to Queen’s University and graduated in the summer of 2016.
Dr. Stacey attended the University of Western Ontario, where she received an Honours Specialization in Health Sciences. Her interest in alternative medicine, along with her passion for helping others led her to New York Chiropractic College, where she received her Doctorate of Chiropractic in 2018. Dr. Stacey enjoyed her time in New York but decided to return home to Kitchener to practice close to family and friends.
Louise has completed the Advanced Sport Massage Theory and Techniques course by the Canadian Sports Massage Therapists Association as well as receiving the Sports outreach certificate upon graduation. This requires a minimum of 40 volunteer hours at sports events such as the Canada Cup International Wrestling, National Waterskiing Championships, numerous marathons and university level sports tournaments. She has also completed training for Concussion Treatment for the Cranium, Neck and Upper Thorax.
Linda believes that the key to achieving optimum health lies in finding balance among the physical, emotional and spiritual realms. Using massage therapy as a starting point, she strives to create greater body awareness and nurture that wholistic balance in her patients.
Lisa has cultivated an effective and well-received approach to her work which includes the combination of classical and contemporary acupuncture techniques with herbal medicine, medical qi gong, and nutritional support. It is through this blend of services that Lisa can provide comprehensive, individualized treatment protocols for each of her clients.