Elizabeth Armitage, RMT
Elizabeth has been an RMT since 1992. She has developed her advanced massage therapy treatment techniques and philosophy throughout her decades of practice. Maintaining posture through massage, remedial exercise , strength training and stretching is the cornerstone of her practice. Muscle balance and structural function is key to addressing most chronic pain.
She excels at Myofascial release, deep tissue massage, postural assessment, and advanced remedial exercise, in which she addresses the entire body’s fascial network and related holding patterns.
She effectively treats chronic pain, muscle imbalances and sport related injuries. Chronic pain in the neck, shoulders, back, low back and hips are the majority focus of her work..
Elizabeth brings you true whole-body treatment to her clients of all ages.
See Elizabeth for...
- Muscle imbalances, posture correction, strength training, and stretching.
- neck, shoulder pain, hip and low back pain
- repetitive strain injuries. chronic overuse pain
- Full-body therapeutic massage approach.
Donna Bactol, RMT
Donna has been an RMT since 2013. She excels at a wide variety of massages, from deep tissue to relaxation, including prenatal massage! Her client’s comfort is her focus during treatment where she loves to work on back and neck pain, headaches, and other injuries. Donna strives to constantly learn more so she can better help her clients with their individual needs.
See Donna for...
- Relaxation, back and neck massage
- Prenatal massage
- Headaches an migraine treatment
Shannon Matuska, RMT
Shannon has been an RMT since 2019. She brings years of movement and dance experience with her, improving her client’s breathwork, posture, muscle activation, and balance. In treatment she focuses on a broad range of skills, from back/shoulder/neck pain, pregnancy massage, scar therapy, and therapeutic massage, for all age ranges from young children through to elderly clients.
In the future, Shannon is excited to bring her clients specialized treatment for TMJ disorder, visceral manipulation, and Myofascial release.
Shannon brings compassion, care, and creativity to her massage therapy practice.
See Shannon for...
- Therapeutic Wellness Massage
- Upper Body Pain/Discomfort
- Children’s Massage
SHAWN WILLIS, RMT
Shawn has always had an interest in the sciences and human body; he completed his studies at Algonquin College in 2017 and obtained his RMT certification in the spring of 2019. During treatment, Shawn aims to increase quality, function and wellbeing of the body, while reducing pain and muscular limitations through the use of manual techniques, ranging from light to deep pressure depending on the client’s needs, and personalized homecare programs.
Shawn has a wide variety of clinical experience from working with prenatal clients, university level athletes, those with chronic illnesses, headache/migraine pain, and much more.
Shawn grew up playing sports, including football, wrestling, track and field and martial arts. Outside of massage therapy, Shawn enjoys leading an active lifestyle, and is hopeful to get back into playing sports in the future.
See Shawn for...
- Sports-related injuries
- Prenatal Massage
- Chronic Illness
Jenny has been an RMT and member of the College of Massage Therapy of Ontario (CMTO) since 2017. She is an honours graduate of the Algonquin College Massage Therapy Intensive Program with a background in healthcare. She is passionate about providing each client with a treatment that improves function, reduces pain, and relieves stress to restore an overall sense of wellness and ease. Her goal is to create an individualized treatment plan that addresses client’s needs and provides the tools and knowledge to maintain the benefits of massage therapy at home. Jenny has experience working on sports-related injuries, chronic pain, headaches, postural disorders, and those experiencing high levels of stress.
See Jenny for...
- Sports-related injuries
- chronic pain
- postural disorders
- high levels of stress.