Laurie is a proud mother of two children and has grown up in the London area. After working for sixteen years in the field of Social Services, Laurie developed a love of helping people. She made the decision to go back to school for Registered Massage Therapy and just recently graduated. Laurie also completed her Level 1 Fascial Stretch Therapy training and has been treating clients for the past 1.5 years.
Laurie has a lifelong dedication to the study and pursuit of helping others which has added to Laurie’s knowledge and expertise when treating individuals. Laurie believes that a team approach is the best way to care for people and providing care in an environment where individuals can access multiple practitioners who can collaborate to help each client fully realize their health goals.
Ying is a Registered Kinesiologist and Fascial Stretch Therapist. Ying has been utilizing her degree in Exercise Science for 12 years. From the beginning of her journey as a fitness and health professional, Ying has specialized in functional rehabilitative training for injuries and medical conditions. Ying has focused on flexibility training and assisted stretching which help blood circulation and accelerate the process of recovery. Ying has been including Fascial Stretch Therapy in her fitness programs for the last 4 years, and this specialization has facilitated many health benefits for her clients.
Rui's journey began in 2007 when he joined an airborne infantry unit in the Canadian Armed Forces. In 2010 he also completed the Pre-Service Firefighter Education & Training program at Humber College where he was also designated Platoon Leader. His experience as a Paratrooper in the Canadian Forces and Humber Fire platoon leader has given Rui great practice dealing with physical and mental adversity. As Rui developed through his career as an athletic coach, he began noticing a large need for flexibility and mobility among his personal training clients, and knew that if he wanted to get clients to move better and achieve optimal strength that it would have to start with restoring their flexibility first. That’s when he was introduced to Fascial Stretch Therapy, and since then has advanced through all levels of their certification program. Helping clients restore their quality of life by making daily activities easier and more enjoyable has been one of the most rewarding things for Rui as a manual therapist.
Mariah Fisher is an RMT for both humans and horses, graduating from triOS College (Registered Massage Therapy) in 2019, and D'Arcy Lane Institute in 2016 (Equine Massage Therapy). Born and raised in Nova Scotia, she provides an East Coast hospitality feel and personal connection with each treatment. Mariah brings a unique set of skills to her practice, as the animal side of things has made her more perceptive to unspoken reactions to treatment and tissue feel. Mariah has a passion for helping others and loves to educate her clients on how best to assist their bodies in recovery and efficiency. She is looking forward to meeting you all!
McKenzie graduated from Fanshawe College in 2019 for Massage Therapy. Since then, she has been working as an RMT, treating a wide range of clients.
McKenzie’s interest and experience with fitness and her background in dance helped her have a unique understanding of the body. After years of weightlifting, McKenzie found that flexibility and mobility was the key to making progress and building strength. McKenzie’s objective is to help her clients maintain and improve their overall health and wellbeing. She believes in educating her clients to help them achieve their health goals. She is excited to help people and give them all the tools to get them moving better.
Tara graduated from the Fanshawe College Accelerated Massage Therapy program in 2018, and is currently working as an RMT. Since graduating, she has treated a broad range of health conditions and clientele. She has always been very passionate about promoting health and well-being. Tara specializes in deep tissue massage, and she is excited to bring her skill set to Stretch Health. She is invested in finding the root cause of a client's concern, and treating it with a well rounded and proactive approach. Tara has always had an appreciation for the importance and benefits of stretching, and she practices yoga, which will bring breath work and a unique flow to each and every treatment. She is excited to start treating clients and help them maintain a feeling of wellness throughout the body!
Jenna graduated from the Fanshawe Massage Therapy Program in 2019. She originally pursued massage due to her mother's personal struggle with chronic pain. Through this she has developed a passion for helping others manage their pain and stiffness, and wants to help clients work towards living pain-free.
Michelle is a certified Dance and Fitness Instructor with over 30 years experience. Teaching both land and water fitness as well as coaching TRX has facilitated many health benefits for her participants. However being a mother and a grandmother has motivated Michelle to really focus on teaching mind-body classes such as ZenBarre and Pilates and recently
“I want to be able to teach into my 80s and though probably not the average person’s goal, having functional flexibility and mobility should be”
Jordan is a certified fascial stretch practitioner and a student of massage therapy at Fanshawe College. Jordan's biggest passions are athletics and holistic health. As a student and an athlete, Jordan understands the impact stretching can have on increasing performance, as well as it's ability to undo the negative effects of prolonged sitting. Jordan strives to help each individual reach an optimal state of health and/or attain peak physical performance by encouraging a balance of mobility and strength.
Hannah graduated from the kinesiology program at Western University in 2020, and is currently completing her Masters of Science in Kinesiology through Lakehead University. She is passionate about learning about the human body and how exercise can be used to prevent and treat injuries and disease. Hannah brings her friendly and positive attitude to every interaction and is excited to help clients work towards their mobility goals.
During his 20+ years in the manufacturing business, Mike became well aware of the wear and tear the body takes in a labour-intensive environment. A workplace injury allowed Mike to return to school at Lambton College where he graduated from the massage therapy program in 2020. As an RMT and FST practitioner, Mike is excited to help his clients reach new levels of mobility and return to pain-free activities of daily living.