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Our Registered Massage Therapists

Ashley Macpherson, Registered Massage Therapist
 
Ashley graduated from Humber College in June 2012 obtaining her advanced Diploma, and was certified with the College of Massage Therapists of Ontario in December 2012. Ashley has worked in a few different locations since being registered, which has given her the opportunity to work with a variety of cliental. She has worked with 2 multidisciplinary clinics, at a gym, and massage clinics. Ashley has experience with MVA, WSIB, concussions, stress relief, overuse injuries, weekend warriors, postural dysfunctions, pregnancy, sport injuries, and regular maintenance.

Ashley has expanded her techniques from the General Swedish massage techniques taught in school with a few courses: Neuromuscular Integration and Structural Alignment (NISA), Accupressure level 1&2, Positional Release Technique, and Reiki Level 1.

Ashley wants to take her focus of practice more towards a holistic approach to treatment. As she has learned through treating, physical dysfunctions can come from emotional stressors, and manifest themselves. Ashley has always and will continue to treat each person individually, and focus the treatment on the goals of the client. 

Lyndsey Innes, Registered Massage Therapist

Lyndsey completed the Massage Therapy Program at Mohawk College in August 2017. While attending the College, she had hands on experience with treating athletes, the elderly, expectant mothers and the general public. Lyndsey's hope is to help everyone she meets by improving their overall well-being. Lyndsey looks forward to developing her skills and furthering her treatment style with continued education.

Wahid Rahmaty, Registered Massage Therapist    

Wahid graduated from the Canadian College of Massage and Hydrotherapy and obtained an additional sports massage certification in the process of becoming a Registered Massage Therapist..

He has supplementary knowledge from Humber College's Fitness and Health Promotion program and worked as a personal trainer for many years.

Wahid knows the benefits of manual therapy and exercise, and ultimately believes that movement is medicine. He practices what he preaches by keeping in good health through sports and fitness, and he too loves a good massage!

Ryan Anto, Registered Massage Therapist    

Ryan began his studies at Western University where he majored in kinesiology graduating with his BA. Soon after he realized his true calling was in the field of massage therapy. He graduated in 2017 from CCMH in Cambridge with honours and began his career here in Guelph. 

Ryan has a focus on clinical therapy to help patients reduce pain and prevent Ryan has a focus on clinical therapy to help patients reduce pain and prevent injury. His work utilizes general swedish massage techniques integrated with trigger point therapy, fascial work and deep tissue massage. His goal is to encompass massage with fitness and proper nutrition to deliver a well rounded treatment plan to better help clients reach their highest potential.

Ryan is looking forward to expanding his practice and skills through continued education and dedication to better serve his clients in meeting their goals and needs.

Catherine Lafontaine, Registered Massage Therapist    

Catherine is an active member of the College of Massage Therapy of Ontario. She is a graduate of both the intensive Massage Therapy program at Fleming College, and of the Pre Health Sciences program at Algonquin College. She utilizes her knowledge of the body and how it works to create effective, safe, and individualized treatment plans that target the root cause of pain. She believes that health should be approached from all angles- physical, mental, and social. She has a special interest in learning more about what massage therapy can do for mental health disorders such as depression and anxiety.

Meagan Katerberg, Registered Massage Therapist    

Meagan graduated from the Canadian College of Massage and Hydrotherapy in the fall of 2016 earning the Outstanding Achievement Award and became registered with the College of Massage Therapists of Ontario in January of 2017. She has had experience working in two different practical settings and currently operates her own private practice alongside working at the Guelph Massage Addict.

Her treatments focus on communicating with the client so as to better understand their needs and what treatment approach will be most effective. She has experience with General Swedish Massage, therapeutic massage, and pregnancy massage; and is always looking to grow!

Rachel Ondusko, Registered Massage Therapist

My name is Rachel, I graduated from Mohawk college in 2015 with honors in Massage Therapy and in 2019 I graduated from Conestoga college with honors in Practical Nursing. Taking care of others and helping people feel better is what I do! Throughout my years as a RMT I have gained much experience with prenatal massage, treatments for children, relaxation massage with lighter or medium pressure, and hot stone massage. 

A thorough assessment and interview at the beginning of each treatment allows me to create an individualized treatment plan that will promote your optimal health!

Laura Fields, Registered Massage Therapist

Laura has been an RMT for 10 years. She graduated in 2009 from Everest College and is a member in good standing with the CMTO. She is committed to treating the root cause of pain and dysfunction and has an innate ability to determine the source of the issue.

She has had a variety of experience ranging from Canadian Olympic athletes for sports massage to aromatherapy relaxation. She has had years of rewarding experience in helping clients rehabilitate from serious injuries and surgeries. She has had great success in applying scar tissue release and myofascial work. Laura enjoys caring for all kinds of conditions, and she has a special passion for pre and postnatal massage as well as hot stone.

Her happy and empathetic nature makes treatments enjoyable as well as therapeutic.

When not working she enjoys watching her husband cook, strolling her neighbourhood with her dog or riding her horse.

Christian Poloniato, Registered Massage Therapist

Christian brings a renewed eagerness to learn and grow as a Registered Massage Therapist. After pursuing a Certificate in Personal Training in 2016, he soon realized a career in Massage Therapy would be a good fit to pursue his passion for helping others reach their personal health goals. The massage therapy field allows him to play a more active role in his clients' journey to better manage their injuries, stress, and overall well-being.

Sylvain Broucke, Registered Massage Therapist

Sylvain met Thai Massage in Thailand in 2008 and fell in love with it. He has been practicing Thai Massage since then and studied with many great teachers in Thailand and Europe. He studied extensively with osteopaths to complement his eastern approach of manual therapy. When he moved to Ontario with his wife and children, he studied at the Canadian College of Massage and Hydrotherapy to become an RMT. He graduated in 2019 with the Outstanding Achievement Award for obtaining the highest grade point average.

His approach to massage is now a blend of western Massage Therapy, Thai Massage and an integration of osteopathic techniques. He feels very comfortable working on conditions of the extremities (forearm/hands and lower leg/feet), the stomach area and treating the internal organs as well as all the joints of the body. His Thai Massage background has given him ease when working on fully dressed recipients.

Sylvain likes to empower his clients, providing them with easy but powerful tools to implement into their everyday lives. He likes to educate on proper breathing bio-mechanics, natural posture and self-massage using balls and rollers.

Mackenzie (Kenzie) Petroff, Registered Massage Therapist

Kenzie graduated D'Arcy Lane Institute in 2016. She is extremely empathetic, and very passionate about what she does. Kenzie enjoys treating acute and chronic pain disorders, injuries, headaches and migraines. She is skilled in trigger point therapy, deep tissue massage, pain management and stress relief, prenatal massage, aiding in the symptoms of poor posture, anxiety and depression. Kenzie believes that a therapeutic massage can also be relaxing, and a relaxing massage can still have therapeutic benefits. Massage is not a “one size fits all” solution, and Kenzie loves to tailor each massage to suit the specific needs of the individual after a thorough assessment.