Jodi is a veteran massage therapist with 16 years of clinical experience. Her time working in a clinical setting has provided her with the skills and knowledge to treat conditions and injuries to a diverse population.
She has experience in treating postural dysfunction; headaches; chronic pain; whiplash; Neurological disorders (such as Multiple-Sclerosis, Parkinson’s and FND); PTSD; post-operative care and frozen shoulder to name a few. She encourages regular treatment and preventative care for optimal tissue health. Jodi has taken a number of educational courses over the years. She finds soft tissue manipulation coupled with joint mobilizations and stretch to be the most effective. Her experience in treating all age groups allows her to make quick adjustments to her treatments to meet individual client needs. Working in multidisciplinary clinics has also given her experience to refer to other practitioners when she feels a client would benefit from further treatment.
Jodi grew up in NS and spent her youth training at Taiso Gymnastics Training Centre. During her career as a gymnast, she competed in two Canada Games and six National Championships bringing home the Team Bronze Medal at the 1991 Nationals. When she retired from gymnastics, she continued coaching gymnastics while completing her Science Degree at Mount Allison University. Jodi’s background in gymnastics and love for science led her to a career in Massage Therapy. Jodi graduated from the Canadian College of Massage and Hydrotherapy in 2007 at the top of her class.
Jodi is a mother of three active children. You will find her with her family at the ski hill, carpooling to soccer practice or coaching her daughter’s basketball team. She loves the great outdoors and loves to explore the beautiful province of NS through camping trips to various provincial parks or hiking to a new waterfall.
Manual Lymphatic Drainage Basic Training
NeuroKinetic Therapy Level 1
Active Isolated Stretching Foundations 1
Neuromuscular Integration and Structural Alignment
Joint Mobilizations: A Myofascial Perspective
Orthopaedic Review Seminar Series – Cervical Spine
Schweitzer’s Deep Tissue Therapy