Lauren(Nicole) Holborn, RMT, studied massage therapy in beautiful Thunder Bay Ontario
at Everest College. She is skilled in various Swedish massage and advanced massage techniques including myofascial release, lymphatic drainage massage, and Thai massage. Lauren's style is a unique blend of myofascial release techniques, Swedish massage and Thai methods using "specific pressure" rather than overly deep pressure. Lauren caters her massage treatments to her clients’ individual needs, personalizing treatment techniques and offering home care based upon each person’s unique needs. Lauren believes maintaining balance and health includes healthy choices for mind body and soul wellness. She is an avid supporter of not only massage but yoga, mindfulness meditation and healthy diet to further promote personal and collective health.
Lauren is passionate about incorporating massage therapy as a part of the injury rehab and wellness programs of her patients, and is dedicated to creating a positive difference through her treatments.
Kanako, originally from Japan, earned a
Bachelor of Commerce degree in her birthplace and
moved to Toronto in 2009. She
completed a 3 year Massage Therapy Program at Centennial College and became a
Registered Massage Therapist in Ontario.
Kanako has first-hand knowledge of the
benefits of massage therapy since she required extensive care due to having been
in a car accident when she was 18 years old. Her injuries included a depressed
skull fracture and concussion, and suffered from a severe whiplash injury. Kanako
was introduced to a massage therapist who devoted her time and energy to ensure
Kanako’s full and complete recovery.
This experience triggered Kanako’s passion
for learning about massage therapy. Today, she pursues a passion for becoming
more knowledgeable in her field by improving her current techniques and
learning new ones.
Kanako’s techniques include Swedish massage,
lymphatic work, myofascial release, trigger point therapy, hydrotherapy and rhythmic
mobilization. She has also treated people with a
variety of pathological conditions including ALS, post-stroke, respiratory
diseases, fractures, arthritis, fibromyalgia and PTSD. As a therapist, she is dedicated and
passionate about providing the best treatment possible with patience and utmost
care in every session.
Lauren is a graduate of Sutherland-Chan School of Massage Therapy and is a member of the College of Massage Therapists of Ontario as well as the Registered Massage Therapists’ Association of Ontario.
Originally from Montreal, Lauren moved to Toronto upon completing her undergraduate degree in Exercise Science to pursue her true passion; Massage Therapy. During her time at Sutherland-Chan, Lauren had the opportunity to participate in several specialty clinics where she treated seniors, pregnant women, stroke survivors, breast cancer survivors and pre and post-operative patients in the thoracic surgery ward at the Toronto General Hospital.
In her treatments, Lauren incorporates techniques and modalities such as general swedish techniques, myofascial release, rhythmic and joint mobilizations, muscle energy techniques, lymphatic drainage, scar manipulation, cupping therapy and hot stone massage. She tailors her treatments around her clients’ needs and goals and strives to achieve them one massage at a time.
Josef Pittman is a registered massage therapist who was born and raised in Toronto. He graduated in 2014 from the 2200hr Massage Therapy program at Medix College
of Healthcare and is in good standing with the College of Massage Therapists of
Josef is experienced in treating all ranges of clients in different stages of healing.
He is competent in all Swedish styles of massage, deep tissue massage, myofascial
release and treating every day aches and pains from
headaches to overall muscle tension. He is committed to continue to learn and grow
in the massage profession.
Josef's philosophy of practice is to treat each client as an individual using massage
therapy to reduce tension and stress in order to enable better function be it a work or
my name is Tinika and I am a graduate from Centennial College. Since I was in
High School I always knew that I wanted to be in a profession that was in the
health care field. As the start of college drew closer, I was stuck between the
choices of becoming a Nurse or a Registered Massage Therapist. I found that
pursuing Massage Therapy was my true passion.
treatment I use Swedish techniques, deep tissue techniques, myofascial
techniques, trigger point therapy, lymphatic drainage, frictioning, PNF
stretching, and joint mobilizations.Recently, in 2016 I have also taken
continued education courses to learn about the use and benefits of cupping
therapy for overall health wellness and the huge affect is has on the lymphatic
system , detoxifying the body and fascial restrictions. Cupping therapy is a
very beneficial yet a very different treatment from regular massage in that it
uses de-compressive methods with lifting and pulling the structures creating
space, rather than compressing the tissue. Also, I have been educated on the
use and benefits of reflexology massage.
During treatment I always make sure to work within the comfort levels of
my client and constantly check in with the pressure applied. Seeing the results
and how much I help my clients throughout their everyday body stresses is
greatly rewarding to me.
enjoy working with the clients to achieve their goals and help incorporate the
home care provided as best as possible to accommodate their everyday
always have a positive attitude and I am very enthusiastic to meet new people
and learn new skills while growing in this profession as a Massage Therapist.
As an RMT I am grateful for my ability to improve the quality of life for my clients whether it be reducing or eliminating chronic or acute pain, increasing range of motion for better functionality or athletic performance, reduction of tension and stress or working through other areas of concern.
I specialize in treating postural dysfunction and related tension, rehabilitating chronic injuries, headaches, nerve compression syndromes, prenatal and athletic massage.
I often use a combination of deeper Swedish techniques, myofascial, Trigger Point treatment, joint mobilizations and stretch.
As a graduate of the acclaimed Sutherland-Chan School and Teaching Clinic, I am also a member in good standing with the Collage of Massage Therapists of Ontario and a member of the Registered Massage Therapists Association of Ontario.
My Name is Ling. I have two years of experience in several clinics, working with doctors of naturopathy and chiropractor. As required by RMT regulation, I have completed 2200 hours of studying anatomy, physiology, pathology, physical assessment. My training has prepared me to assess my client’s requirements on an individual basis and perform the necessary techniques that best meet their needs.
Certifications --- Cranial Sacral Therapy from Upledger Institute International, For:
Headaches /migraines, chronic fatigue, TMJ dysfunction, Stress and tension related problems, Ear Infection and more.
--- Certificate in pregnancy massage from Trimesters Massage Therapy Education, For: Low back pain, Sciatic pain, Stress, Cramping, Constipation, swelling in face, hands, and ankles .
I am also knowledgeable in Acupuncture, enhancing my competency in Chinese Cupping Massage (for chronic pain), Reflexology and Acupressure. I also practice Manual Lymphatic Drainage to treat many conditions such as breast cancer and other secondary lymph edema (swelling), pre/post Plastic Surgery, and Sinus Congestion. I give clients knowledge on how to help with their situation and also with preventative techniques to further enhance their day to day activities. I love my career. I am greatly satisfied to see clients benefit from my treatment. I feel lucky to help improve my clients’ health and well-being.
I would be honored to be part of your path to better health and look forward to seeing you for a treatment.