Alyssa is a graduate of Humber College’s Massage Therapy Advanced Diploma program and is a member in good standing with the College of Massage Therapists of Ontario. After graduation Alyssa completed a second diploma in Fitness & Health Promotion where she also gained certification as Regulated Health & Exercise Practitioner (RHEP).
Throughout her education and participation in sport, involvement in the health and wellness community at Humber College, as well as in her personal life, Alyssa’s overall goal for helping patients become aware of the capabilities of their own bodies, educate them on proper body mechanics, and lead healthy & active lifestyles by empowering them has always been a passion of hers. Alyssa has special interest in and experience working with the following: Athletic (Pre and Post Athletic Event Massage, mobility specific techniques such as PNF, contract/relax, PAIL’s/RAIL’s, and C.A.R.’s), Pre-Natal and Infant Massage, Chronic Conditions & Illness, as well as patients with Neurological Conditions.
Alyssa’s therapeutic focus for her patients involves a commitment to maintaining, rehabilitating and improving physical function of the body to optimize health & wellness. She believes that with a healthy and active lifestyle combined with the proper rehabilitation for recovery and maintenance we can optimize our health to the fullest. To be able to best treat her patients, Alyssa has completed courses to further expand her knowledge in craniosacral therapy and has plans to complete courses geared towards the study of myofascial release and the connective tissue of the body.
Registered Massage Therapy
The benefits of massage have been known and used for thousands of years. Whether healing from an injury, training for competitive athletics, or anything in between, different massage techniques can help. Registered Massage Therapy uses hands-on manipulation to treat soft tissues (muscles, tendons, connective tissue, and ligaments) and joints to try to optimize health.