Carrie Ann Courage, Registered Massage Therapist
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Since her early teenage years, Carrie knew she wanted to be a Massage Therapist. She has been an athlete all her life and is passionate about sport, fitness and good health. Now, she is also passionate about her career, helping others and building relationships. Since becoming an RMT in 2002, she has expanded her knowledge and skills with many courses and years of experience. Carrie combines relaxation and deep tissue techniques in treatment to achieve the desired affect. She also enjoys doing Hot Stone, Thermal Palms, Indian Head Massage and Lymph Drainage. Carrie has always been interested in business, which led her to buy The Yellow Tulip Massage Therapy & Wellness Centre on April 1, 2011. She decided to make it her own by changing the business name, giving it a new look and hiring new staff with goals similar to her own. To create a comfortable, relaxing and professional establishment where clients can receive a wide variety of massage therapy treatments and related services from skilled professionals.
Todd Bennett, Registered Massage Therapist
Todd is a graduate of Everest College Upper Mountain Hamilton and has been a Registered Massage Therapist in good standings with both the CMTO and RMTAO since 2009.
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|Todd believes that no two people are alike; therefore all his treatments are based upon the unique individual from their lifestyle to their body type. Based on this philosophy, each client is provided a personal treatment plan aimed at achieving their goals. In order to provide this level of care, Todd continues to expand his knowledge through continuing education courses and collaboration with his peers.|
|Todd has a passion for sports. This is one reason why he volunteers his time at Brock University working with the Athletic Therapy Team where he is exposed to a variety of sports injuries. He has attained a black belt in Jiujitsu and aids in training young children to defend themselves from bullying and larger attackers.|
Anabel Boquiren-Hoskins, Registered Massage Therapist
Anabel Boquiren-Hoskins RMT graduated from 2200 hours of training in various courses such as Anatomy, Neurology, Kinesiology and Remedial Exercises with the Massage Therapy Program at the Canadian College of Massage and Hydrotherapy in Cambridge June 2013. She is a member and in good standing with the College of Massage Therapists of Ontario and the Registered Massage Therapists Association of Ontario.
Anabel incorporates her treatment to each individuals needs and uses General Swedish Massage to Deep Tissue Massage. She integrates different techniques such as Hydrotherapy, Trigger-Point Release, Myofascial Release, Manual Lymphatic Drainage and Passive Range of Motion.
Anabel has volunteered with various outreach programs like the Association of Brain Injury, Multiple Sclerosis Society of Canada Waterloo-Kitchener Region, Sunnyside Retirement Home in Kitchener and Hospice Wellington in Guelph.
Anabel was born and raised in the Philippines. She came to Canada in 2001 and started working in a factory to earn a living in a different country. She worked for 9 years doing manual labor and frequently sought Massage Therapy and Chiropractic services for pain relief and health maintenance. Having been laid-off from work after 9 years, Anabel had the opportunity to choose a second career and further her education to be a part of the profession that relieved her from work stress and body pains.
Anabel wants to expand her knowledge in Craniosacral Therapy, Pregnancy and Infancy Massage, Sacroiliac Dysfunction and other treatment techniques and modalities that she believes will benefit her present and future clients. She firmly believes that learning does not stop when you finish school and continued education with this career is very important.
Her life outside of work is spent taking care of her family of a loving husband and two beautiful kids. She loves exploring the outdoors and being active in the community with friends and family. She looks forward to a long and rewarding career as an RMT.
Brianna Schiller, Registered Massage Therapist
Brianna has been a proud member of The College of Massage Therapists of Ontario (CMTO) since 2014 after graduating from Humber College. During her studies, Brianna worked with all types of patients including athletes, babies, individuals with mental disabilities, those in palliative care and many more.
Always searching for new ways to help her patients, Brianna is continuously incorporating new techniques and approaches to achieving optimal results. Although she's a versatile therapist, her passion really shows when it comes to deep tissue and rehabilitation. As a strong believer in taking preventative measures against pain and dysfunction, Brianna is always showing her patients simple ways to keep active. She provides mobility exercises, stretch and strengthening, and other simple self-care techniques that will have you well on your way to preventing and/or correcting the damaging effects of poor lifestyle habits.
Melissa Allison, Registered Massage Therapist
Melissa’s approach to massaging is that of mind, body and soul. She believes that we need to pay attention to what our bodies tell us. She always has her client’s best interests in mind, listening to what they tell her both verbally and physically. Working together, she finds the desired goals for treatment are always accomplished.
She has always had a passion for massage, and was intrigued by the benefits of massage before it even came to mind as a career. Melissa started off her love for massage with a two year Equine Massage program in 2009 where she massaged horses and canines. Realizing the love for massaging was still strong, she decided to enroll in a Registered Massage Therapy program for people, her first year being at Algonquin College then finishing off at Darcy Lane in London Ontario.
I look forward to treating you and helping you achieve your health care goals.
Christopher Shand, Registered Massage Therapist
Chris has a unique medical background which gives him the ability to ask the right questions which leads to effective treatment outcomes. He was a combat medic in the Military from 2002-2008 and in 2015 he graduated from the Ontario College of Health and Technology with a Paramedic Diploma. He also completed and holds his Advanced Emergency Medical Assistance Certificate which allows him to be a paramedic Ontario wide.
Chris has been a Registered Massage Therapist since 2009, graduating from Kikkawa College in Toronto. His experience in the field of sports massage, rehabilitation and spas alike make him a well-rounded therapist. Due to his medical background, Chris also has massage therapy experience in treating clients with M.S. ,Parkinson’s disease and treating patients with HIV/AIDs both pre and post op for rehabilitation. He has extensive knowledge and experience in sports therapy working with athletes from the Hamilton Tigercats, Buffalo Sabers, Montreal Alloutettes, Toronto Argonauts and Olympic silver and bronze medal champions in wrestling, golf and track.
Although Chris is diverse in his knowledge of deep tissue, Myofacial release, sport and physical therapy, he is also very comfortable in his ability to perform a full body relaxation massage and holds his hot stone massage certificate.