Registered Massage Therapist, B.A. Honours (Kin)
Prior to pursuing massage therapy, Melanie completed her Bachelor of Arts honours specialization in kinesiology at the University of Western Ontario. These 4 years of studies provided her with a solid foundation in anatomy and human movement and opened the doors to her interest in massage therapy.
Melanie studied massage therapy at Sutherland-Chan School & Teaching Clinic in Toronto, ON where she was exposed to a variety of training and clinical experiences. Some of this experience includes: high risks obstetrics outreach at Sunnybrook Hospital, paliative care outreach at Princess Margaret Hospital, neurological clinic working with clients who have Multiple Sclerosis and cervical dystonia, seniors outreach and prenatal clinic. Melanie has also been involved in various sporting events, doing post game massages and post marathon massages. Melanie has worked with patients presenting with a variety of physical impairments, as well as patients seeking wellness and relaxation based massages.
Melanie has a background in dance, having trained in Ballet following the Royal Academy of Dance (RAD) syllabus, Tap and Jazz following the Associated Dance Arts for Professional Teachers (ADAPT) syllabus. Melanie has always had an interest in athletics and places a great importance on fitness, health and well-being.