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We're pretty excited about supporting our students with a very diverse team of movement therapists. Everyone on the First Line team is an entrepreneur and operates their own private practice. To find out more about anyone on the team, check them out on LinkedIn.
Over the years, Angela has grown her therapeutic movement practice to include yoga and various approaches to fascial therapy. Her favourite clients are older adults who have multiple chronic autoimmune diseases.
Angela has a passion for holistic nutrition and its incredible positive influence on stable mental health. She loves to be a mentor to her movement therapy colleagues as they start and grow their practices.READ MORE ABOUT ANGELA HERE
With an uncanny ability to gauge client effort and ability, Monika has a way of encouraging clients to achieve more than they realize they can do!
In addition to her private practice working one on one with clients, Monika is a cancer rehabilitation specialist with Wellspring Cancer Support Network and an Active Living for Life program supervisor to Sheridan College and Canada Kidney Foundation.
Elise has specialized her work with clients in a variety of health conditions such as chronic and recurrent joint pain, osteoporosis, and diabetes.
Elise enjoys working with clients who are receiving treatment for or are recovering from cancer.
After completing her Masters degree in Health Science, Elise has a more in depth understanding of the benefits of using urban poles for the walking programs of those affected by breast cancer.
Sarah offers a client-centred approach utilizing therapeutic exercise, neuroproprioceptive taping, and osteopathic manual therapy, depending on the needs and goals of her clients.
She has provided mentorship as a clinical supervisor for students completing clinical internships with various Masters and Bachelors programs in Kinesiology.READ MORE ABOUT SARAH HERE
Declan teaches therapists how to find the best natural therapy treatments for their clients.
Years of working closely with colleagues across a wide range of therapies including massage and Buteyko Breathing has helped Declan and his students achieve the most suitable therapeutic solutions for their clients.
Declan has taught extensively across the United Kingdom and brings incredible insight from therapeutic movement practices from around the world.READ MORE ABOUT DECLAN HERE
Jennifer teaches about the benefits of optimal breathing through yoga and movement, with the in-depth knowledge of a Buteyko specialist.
Jennifer trains private clients in their homes and runs a variety of yoga classes from her Toronto studio.
With many years of experience teaching piano and voice prior to yoga, Jennifer's teaching methods are empowering and fun for both kids and adults!READ MORE ABOUT JENNIFER HERE
Kelly assesses and treats structural issues using a biotensegrity approach.
Her work brings awareness to emotional and perceptual factors, and their impact on the body's regulatory systems.
Kelly is the founder and owner of the Northwest School of Structural Therapy in Seattle, Washington and has developed the Tensegrity Medicine™ methodology.
Each year Kelly travels within the United States, to Canada and to Europe to bring her Tensegrity Medicine courses to internationally based movement therapists.READ MORE ABOUT KELLY HERE
Dr. Wong has been involved in the fitness industry since 1994, taking his first job at the local YMCA. Having been involved in the industry for over 25 years, Dr. Wong brings a wealth of experience. Using an integrated treatment approach, he has treated professional athletes from the NFL, NHL, NBA, MLB, and PGA, as well as Olympic, and IFBB athletes.
Although his focus has shifted to more clinical work, he remains as passionate about fitness as he did since 1994. This is evident by his professional pursuits. He has founded a company, Zona Health and Performance Inc, which has been training and certifying personal trainers since 2004. Furthermore, he has authored a nutrition book, The Kick Acid Diet, currently available online through various retailers.READ MORE ABOUT ALWYN HERE