Lynette has been helping people achieve pain-free, active and healthy lifestyles through the practice of Massage Therapy for over twenty five years. In addition to her skilled hands-on approach, Lynette’s practice focuses on providing knowledge about living a holistic, healthy lifestyle, efficient body usage, remedial exercises, and proper ergonomics: elements essential to long-term physical, emotional and mental well being. With a high regard for professionalism, education, and preventative healthcare, Lynette draws on many techniques to encourage the body’s own healing processes.
Massage Therapy is very effective in treating conditions related to:
- Pregnancy – (prenatal, natal and postnatal)
- Back pain
- Headaches and migraines
- Repetitive strain injuries
- Motor vehicle injuries
- Chronic diseases: cancer, arthritis, multiple sclerosis, fibromyalgia, chronic fatigue, etc.
- Post-op recovery, for example reducing scar tissue and increasing mobility
- Depression and anxiety
- Sports injuries
Massage promotes relaxation and provides much needed relief from pain and chronic stress from our busy twenty-first century lives. Whatever your sport, art, or work, Massage Therapy can provide benefit to you. It is nurturing, revitalizing and it feels wonderful!
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Lynette is a member of the College of Massage Therapists of Ontario and the Registered Massage Therapists’ Association of Ontario.
Lynette has studied at the Banff Centre, Concordia and York Universities, The School of the Toronto Dance Theatre; studied with teachers from Les Ateliers de Dance Moderne de Montreal, Chris Aiken, Angie Houser, Stephanie Skura, Benno Voorham, Miranda Tufnell, Mark Young; and performed with Dancer’s Studio West (Calgary), 502 Dance Lab (Toronto), Portal Dance Projects (Guelph), Fall on Your Feet (Guelph), Jody Oberfelder Projects (New York), as well as independently across Canada. For over twenty five years she has focused on collaborative improvisational dance performance, more recently including multidisciplinary artists and curation. Collaborators include: Matt Brubeck, Ben Grossman, Susanna Hood, Karen Kaeja, Janet Johnson, Susan Lee, Janet Morton, Lisa Nelson, Sara Porter, Oliver Schroer, Catrina Von Radecki, Rebecca Todd, Miranda Tufnell, and Steph Yates, among others. Her study in somatic movement systems includes Mitzvah, Feldenkrais technique, Alexander technique, and Body-Mind Centering, as well as Massage Therapy for over twenty five years. She co-founded Fall on Your Feet, a movement collective based in Guelph focusing on teaching and performing movement improvisation. Other workshops and classes (past and ongoing) include experiential anatomy, creative movement, improvisation and contact improvisation, and contemporary technique for children, youth and adults. In February 2015, Lynette was awarded an Ontario Arts Council grant to curate a ten month multidisciplinary performance improvisation series called Capacitance.