Massage Therapy uses the manipulation of the soft tissues and joints to encourage relaxation, improve circulation, speed healing and minimize recovery time from pain and injury.
Benefits of Massage Therapy:
- Relieve tension and pain
- Enhance sleep quality
- Improve joint mobility & flexibility
- Recover from injury & strain
- Decrease stress & anxiety
Janielle Callender graduated from a 2200-hour Shiatsu Practitioners course from the Shiatsu Academy of Tokyo (Toronto Campus) in 2000 and attained the designation of Certified Shiatsu Practitioner. After practicing as a Certified Shiatsu Therapist for 5 years, she enrolled in the Centennial College Massage Therapy program and graduated with Honors. She been licensed as a Registered Massage Therapist through the College of Massage Therapy of Ontario since 2008.
Janielle genuinely believes in a client-centered care approach. Each client is unique, and their injuries and pain can not be matched or treated through one model. Through her training in Shiatsu, Swedish Massage and Thai Massage; Janielle is able to adapt to a wide variety of clients with varying conditions. Her massage treatment style is always changing and evolving. She is dedicated to a lifelong journey of learning and throughout her career has taken courses in Hot Stone, Deep Tissue Massage, Muscle Energy Techniques, Cupping and Athletic Taping.
Janielle has a strong connection to the performing arts and trained as a dancer throughout her childhood. Most recently Janielle decided to augment her therapeutic practice with her love of movement and became a certified Pilates teacher. Along with working fulltime as a RMT, Janielle teaches Pilates reformer classes at a Kitchener studio.