Brad graduated from The University of Manitoba in 1996 with his Bachelor of Medical Rehabilitation - Physical Therapy. He has been working in private practice physiotherapy in Stonewall and the Interlake region since that time. He has a strong orthopaedic background attaining his level 3 in both Spinal and Extremity Manual Therapy. He is certified to practice acupuncture having completed the curriculum and examinations through the Acupuncture Foundation of Canada.
Brad has contributed to his profession through many hours of volunteerism at a variety of sporting events, both local and international events. In addition, Brad has recently been on negotiating committees representing The Manitoba Physiotherapy Association in contract negotiations with The Worker's Compensation Board and Manitoba Public Insurance.
As a former player with Selkirk Junior B Fishermen and the Selkirk Steelers, he has a strong interest in sport injuries. Brad has lived his entire years in St. Andrews and also was a graduate of the Lord Selkirk Regional Comprehensive Secondary School and looks forward to bring his professional practice to his hometown. He prides himself in providing a very personal touch to his practice.
He and his wife Corinne have 2 children - Brady and Brooke, as well as a black lab "Vader". When not working he usually can still be found playing hockey and spends many hours pursuing his passion of hunting and the great outdoors. Additionally both Corinne and Brad enjoy travel and their journeys have taken them to numerous continents and countries.
Corinne Thompson Bobrowich
Corinne graduated from the University of Manitoba in 1997 with her Bachelor of Medical Rehabilitation - Physical Therapy, and has worked in private practice since this time. Corinne has a keen interest in sports/orthopaedics and enjoys providing those with complex injuries/ diagnosis with a comprehensive holistic rehab program which involves a compliment of treatments . Corinne has attained her Level 3 for both Extremity and Spinal manual therapy. Additionally Corinne is certified in Acupuncture completing the curriculum and examinations through the Acupuncture Foundation of Canada along with her Certification in GTT (Gokavi Transverse Technique) a trigger point needling technique. Corinne has taken numerous sports and orthopaedic courses and enjoys continual learning in these areas.
Since graduation in 1997, Corinne has worked in a variety of private practice clinics in Winnipeg and rural settings including the Interlake communities of Gimli and Arborg. Additionally, she has volunteered countless hours at a variety of National/International and community sporting events.
Other interests outside work include running – having completed multiple half Marathons and a Full Marathon; Volleyball – her interest stemming from playing on the Royals High School Varsity team so many years ago; Baseball, as well as a variety of outdoor activities. Corinne has been the Chair of the Lockport River’s Edge Run for NF since 2012 (changing the name in 2015 to create more awareness and funding for NF – a condition her son was diagnosed with as a baby.) Travelling has been a passion for Corinne and husband Brad. This has taken them to many countries and continents around the world and they hope to continue on this passion now with their 2 children.
The highlight of Corinne's life – along with husband Brad – has been the addition of their 2 children Brady (2007) and Brooke (2010) who have opened up entirely new areas of interest and have really introduced the idea of life balance. Being able to work and live in this community with their family and providing a state of the Art facility with the move in 2017, has been the culmination of Corinne and Brad’s dream.
Dr. Ian Burron
MD Clinic Physician
Dr. Ian S. Burron is a former physiotherapist with an undergraduate degree in Medical Rehabilitation and a Doctor of Medicine both obtained at the University of Manitoba. He is certified through the Canadian College of Family Physicians in both Family Medicine, and Emergency Medicine CCFP (EM).
Dr. Burron is an American Board of Independent Medical Examiners (ABIME), Certified Independent Medical Examiner (CIME). He holds a Diploma in Addictions Medicine, and has completed the Foundation Course in Occupational Medicine (FCOM) through the University of Alberta. He is also certified by the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Manitoba and Saskatchewan in Electrocardiography interpretation.
Dr. Burron is the Director of Emergency Medicine at Selkirk Regional Health Centre, and a member of the SRHC cardiology and respiratory departments preforming EKG interpretation, Cardiac Stress Testing, Spirometry interpretation and consultation.
Dr. Burron sits on the Shared Health Manitoba Provincial Committee on Emergency Medicine and Critical Care, The Province of Manitoba Emergency Medicine Credentialing Committee, and the workplace head injury and concussion evaluation team at WCB Manitoba. Dr. Burron has also presented on workplace injury and disability management at the University of Manitoba, and has been involved with the teaching of both medical students and resident physicians in the areas of emergency medicine and workplace injury and disability management.
Dianna has extensive knowledge, experience and education working with clients and health care professionals for the past 36 years in the field of rehabilitation and case management. She has a vast knowledge of the insurance industry and worked for several years in management and many years of mediation on personal injury appeal claims.
In her spare time, Dianna enjoys spending time at the lake and staying physically active with golf, kayaking, biking and curling.
Clinic Manager/Kinesiologist/Massage Therapist
Kaitlyn has been a member of the Steelcity team since the clinic opened in 2011 working as a physio aid while attending The Lord Selkirk Regional Comprehensive Secondary School. She graduated from the University of Winnipeg in 2016 with her Bachelor in Kinesiology. Since then she has passionately worked alongside our team of trainers assisting in the rehabilitation of many. While she loves working with patients in an exercise rehab setting, she continued her knowledge of the human body, studying the science and art of Massage Therapy. Kaitlyn graduated from Evolve College of Massage Therapy in 2019 and has been assisting the owner of the College, Garth Beddome, in teaching both Sports Massage and Structural Therapy.
Kaitlyn is trained in myofasical release, sports massage, soft tissue mobilization, muscle energy techniques and cupping to name just a few. She has a strong passion in treating injuries and helping her clients return to a better functioning life. Kaitlyn intends on continuing her education by taking additional courses in craniosacral and visceral therapy.
In her spare time, you can find Kaitlyn hiking to the top of a mountain, walking her dog Charlie, travelling, and spending time with her family and friends. Despite a demanding schedule, Kaitlyn has found time in the past and present to play on a senior women's volleyball team, play in indoor and outdoor ultimate frisbee, coach gymnastic and club volleyball, organize the Steelcity Run Club and create boot camps run by Steelcity. Kaitlyn also volunteers her time as a member of the board for the Lockport River's Edge Run for NF. Kaitlyn is an eternal optimist with an excellent attitude. Her positive traits make her a great leader. This along with her work ethic and enthusiasm makes her a great asset to our team.
Nicole graduated from the University of Manitoba in 1993 with her Bachelor of Medical Rehabilitation - Physical Therapy. She has worked in Private Practice clinics in Winnipeg since her graduation.
Nicoleʼs professional interests have been in Orthopedics and Sports injuries as she has taken numerous continuing education courses in these areas, over the years. Through her pursuit in post Graduate knowledge, she has obtained her Advanced Diploma of Orthopedic Manipulative Therapy and is a Fellow of the Canadian Academy of Manipulative Therapists (FCAMPT).
Nicole is an Assistant instructor with the Orthopedic Division of Canada and has been an examiner for the National Physiotherapy Competency Exams. She is also licensed to practice Acupuncture being certiﬁed by the Acupuncture Foundation of Canada (AFCI). Steelcity Physiotherapy and our clients, are extremely fortunate to have Nicole join our team of therapists.
Other professional endeavours of Nicoleʼs include teaching "Fit for Golf" programs, speaking to the Running Room clinics on injury prevention and management, weight loss programs, gardening talks and also speaking to seniorʼs groups.
Nicole has a love for sports as she grew up playing competitive ringette and soccer. She enjoys running having completed many half marathons and a couple full marathon - one of which was in Switzerland through Joints in Motion in support of the Arthritis Society of Manitoba. Other interests outside work include traveling, cycling, skiing, golﬁng and chasing after her two young sons.
Celeste was born and raised in South Africa. She graduated in 1994 from the University of Stellenbosch, South Africa, with a Bachelor of Science in Physiotherapy. The year following her graduation she moved to Michigan, USA, working in the hospital and orthopedic outpatient settings. During her four years in Michigan, Celeste completed a two year Residency Program in Orthopedic Manual Therapy (OMPT).
Celeste moved to Pine Falls, Canada in early 2000. Shortly after arriving in Canada she completed her Acupuncture training from the Acupuncture Foundation of Canada as well as her STOTT Pilates Instructor Training in Matwork and Reformer. During her twelve years in Pine Falls she worked at Pine Falls Physiotherapy and later owned Blue Water Physiotherapy. Celeste and her family relocated to the Lockport area in 2012.
Celeste has a keen interest in hands on manual therapy and has increasingly become interested in treating the fascial system. The fascia is an uninterrupted sheet of tissue that extends from the head to the feet and from the exterior to the interior. The fascial system is what connects all the tissues of our bodies and this approach addresses the body as a whole instead of separate segmental parts. Celeste has trained in Myofascial Release (John Barnes), Visceral Manipulation (Barral Institute), Neural Manipulation (Barral Institute) and Cranio Sacral Therapy (Upledger Institute).
“The connectedness of our human bodies continues to amaze and fascinate me and I hope to continue my journey in learning the wonders of our human body” - Celeste
Jessica graduated from the University of Winnipeg in 2012 with her Bachelor of Kinesiology. Upon graduation, she decided to continue her education at the University of Manitoba and received her Masters of Physical Therapy in 2016. Jessica has experience in both private and public sectors of the physical therapy profession and has volunteered her time with the Manitoba Physiotherapy Association's Public Practice Committee. Jessica was also involved with CoRS - Physical Therapy Open house at the U of M, and spearheaded the scope of practice initiative. While at Steelcity Physiotherapy Jessica also volunteers her time as a member of the board for the Lockport River's Edge Run for NF.
Jessica has obtained her acupuncture certification from the Acupuncture Foundation of Canada, and is certified in GTT (Gokavi Transverse Technique) a trigger point dry needling technique. She plans to continue her education in Orthopedics and pursuing the Extremity and Spinal manual therapy levels.
Jessica grew up in Lockport, Manitoba, and has been involved in athletics for most of her life. She participated in competitive volleyball growing up, and still remains very active to this day. Jessica enjoys spending most of her down time outdoors whether its long runs in the summer, or cross-country skiing in the winter, she can usually be found at Birds Hill Park with her huskies. When she isn't doing something active, Jessica enjoys cooking, spending time with family and friends, and has a great passion for traveling.
Crystal graduated with her Masters of Physical Therapy in 2017. During the Masters of Physical Therapy program, Crystal was selected to be a part of the Advanced Orthopedic Manual Therapy Placement. Since graduation, Crystal has taken multiple courses, and has completed both her Level 3 Orthopedic certifications. Crystal plans to further her professional development by completing the FCAMPT certification through the Orthopedic division.
Crystal enjoys giving back to the profession by volunteering her time to take on Physical Therapy Students, by providing them with a 6-week placement to aide in their learning and professional development.
Crystal believes in a holistic approach to client-centered care, combining mobilizations, manipulations, myofascial release, education, and individualized rehabilitation programs. Crystal is passionate about helping clients improve their physical literacy, function, and pain.
In her spare time, Crystal enjoys spending time with her husband Jeff, her family and friends, as well as competing in fitness challenges, camping, and travelling.
Jason joined the Steelcity Physiotherapy team in 2021. Jason graduated from the University of Manitoba
in 1993 with a bachleor’s degree in physiotherapy. Jason has completed post graduate training in
acupuncture, vestibular rehabilitation, as well as training in advanced spinal manipulation. Jason and his
wife Tracy have 3 sons and live near by in East Selkirk.
Breanne graduated with her Masters of Physical Therapy from the University of Manitoba in 2017. Prior to this, she played university volleyball for 5 years at Lakehead University where she witnessed a teammate rupture her ACL and rehabilitate back to peak performance. It was this experience that lead her to pursue a career in physiotherapy, with the goal of helping athletes return to their sport of choice. Since then, Breanne’s career has evolved in a much different direction than anticipated as she discovered a passion for pelvic health physiotherapy. Breanne has taken pelvic floor rehabilitation courses through Pelvic Health solutions as well as various other courses in women's health. Breanne’s approach to treatment is holistic which includes a blend of manual therapy and exercise. In her spare time, you can find Breanne at the golf course or the cabin with her husband Chris and their two young sons.
From a young age, Jenna knew she wanted to have a profession in healthcare. After seeing a physiotherapist for sports injuries in high school and then doing some soul searching in University, it became clear that physiotherapy was the profession she was looking for.
Jenna graduated from University of Manitoba with her Bachelor of Medical Rehabilitation in Physiotherapy in 2010. Since then she has worked in both public and private healthcare settings and has gained a lot of valuable experience from both. She has completed all the requirements to hold the designation Certified Hand Therapist and also has training in making custom splints (orthoses) for the upper extremity. In 2018 Jenna realized her strong passion for pelvic floor rehabilitation and completed levels 1, 2 and 3 with Pelvic Health Solutions. Since then she has completed various other pelvic health courses, with more planned for the future. Jenna is also very passionate about addressing persistent pain and has taken courses in this area.
Jenna enjoys being active and values its importance. She enjoys playing volleyball, running, curling and yoga. She loves to be outdoors with her family and can be found chasing around her two kiddos and running with her dog, Rocket.
Jenna deeply values the importance of truly listening to her patients and their goals, and giving them the education and “tools” to become independent. She believes in treating from a holistic approach.
Hailey graduated from the University of Manitoba with both her Bachelor of Kinesiology and Masters of Physical Therapy. She is passionate about the field of physiotherapy and strives to engage in life-long learning to deliver effective, evidence-based treatment and education. Through manual therapy, soft tissue release, and exercise, Hailey focusses her treatment on a client-centered approach and takes great joy in helping people achieve their individualized goals and getting them back to the things they enjoy most.
Hailey’s passion for human movement, anatomy, and exercise stems from the many years she dedicated to competitive dance. Hailey travelled with Team Canada competing in the World Dance Championships, earning five medals. Hailey then continued her love for dance through teaching children, choreographing, and cross training the women’s synchronized swimming team for the 2019 Canada Winter Games.
Outside of physiotherapy, Hailey enjoys spending time with her friends and family, being at the lake and keeping active.
Alison is a certified Athletic Therapist with a bachelors degree in Physical Education and Sport Science from the University of Alberta. Alison has been a certified Athletic Therapist since 1990 and the proprietor of Allsport Athletic Therapy in Selkirk since 1992. Steelcity is elated that Alison has decided to join our rehab team as she brings a wealth of knowledge and experience. This includes being the trainer for Selkirk Steelers Junior A hockey club for close to 30 years, involvement with the medical/safety aspect of Hockey Manitoba's Program of Excellence for 3 years, and Team Western therapist for the 2003 World Under 17 Hockey team. Other experience includes selection to the core medical team for the Canada Games in Kamloops (1993), Grand Prairie (1995), Brandon (1997) and London (2001), and Chief Therapist for the Western Canada Summer games in 2003.
Additionally Alison is an instructor at the Evolve College of Massage Therapy and University of Winnipeg as well as a guest lecturer at the University of Manitoba.
Alison has been a long term resident of Selkirk where her 2 wonderful kids have been raised. Away from the clinic she loves to travel, swim and cross country ski.
Emily graduated from the University of Winnipeg in 2019 with her Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology with a specialisation in Athletic Therapy. Later that year she certified with the Canadian Athletic Therapy Association (CATA). During her time in University she was active in the Kinesiology department volunteering for events and later becoming the Vice President of the Kinesiology and Athletic Therapy Students Association, as well as, the Director of the “motionball” event committee. Emily has a passion for inclusion and promotes exercise and activity for everyone.
Although Athletic Therapy can serve everyone, Emily has the added knowledge to work with sports teams and athletes as a first responder and trainer and can aid in athletes’ unique needs while rehabbing an injury. As an Athletic Therapist Emily worked with many high-level sports teams but most recently is working with “Manitoba Intact” who participates in the National Ringette League.
Emily has an interest in manual therapy but is also well trained in the specialty of taping and cupping. Emily has also taken courses to further her ability to treat patients with concussions. Emily believes that “motion is the lotion” and that no matter your capabilities or current activity level, any kind of physical activity and movement is a great way to start feeling better. Emily has worked closely with WCB, MPI, and work conditioning patients along with patients with private insurance who need help navigating their injuries and need help finding the best way to get active after injury.
In her spare time Emily enjoys participating in all sorts of activities like volleyball, golf, and softball while most of her weekends are spent at the cabin with family and friends.
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Brittney attended Evolve College of massage therapy (formerly MTCM) and graduated in June 2018. She chose massage therapy because after basketball and soccer caused her so many muscle injuries and having her massage therapist help her recover she wanted to give back to help others in need of treatment and relief.
Brittney’s intent is to improve quality, treat affected tissue. She is passionate about treatment and deep fascial work and the benefits it can provide the body.
Outside of work Brittney enjoys walking her dogs, socializing with family & friends, curling in the winter time, fishing and being on the water.
Ainsley is a Registered Massage Therapist and Certified Lymphedema Therapist at Steelcity Physiotherapy. Ainsley was born and raised in Manitoba. She has always enjoyed meeting and working with people, she is passionate about anatomy and physiology, and creating balance between mind and body.
She graduated from The Evolve College of Massage Therapy in 2021 as an RMT.
Following graduation she started with Steelcity Physiotherapy full-time. In 2022 Ainsley began training with Klose Training to become a Certified Lymphedema therapist and graduated with her CLT certification 2023. She uses a combination of therapeutic soft tissue techniques, myofasical techniques, and manual lymphatic drainage to help her clients achieve reduced pain, improved alignment and improved functional movement.
Ainsley has plans to advance her skill set further with more education around the Fascial and Lymphatic systems.
Outside of a fulfilling schedule at Steelcity, Ainsley enjoys being outdoors, spending many hours at the barn riding dressage horses, running, and enjoy everything each day has to bring.
After graduating from Wellington College of Remedial Massage Therapy in 2022, Ila joined the team at Steelcity and has been working hard to build her practice. Ila is passionate about both the mental health benefits massage therapy can offer as well as the physical effects it can have with pain relief and healing. Her focus is on combining the relaxation of a Swedish massage with the remedial benefits of a more therapeutic treatment in order to provide a thorough, comfortable experience where you leave feeling better than when you came in! Ila has a strong interest in holistic and natural health care and looks forward to continuing to learn and enhance her massage therapy practice. Outside of work, Ila enjoys hanging out with her 3 dogs, weekends at the lake, and anything to do with plants or gardening.
Jess graduated from the University of Winnipeg with her Honours Degree in Kinesiology in 2021, with a specialization in Exercise Science. While being a university athlete, she completed her Undergraduate Thesis in her final year, where she conducted research into the connections between protein intake, sleep quality and recovery methods in Elite Canadian female volleyball players. Post-graduation, Jess backpacked around Europe and Northern Africa, and has a thriving passion for new experiences. Jess’s professional experience has granted her a holistic approach when working with clients. The most prominent include time as a high-performance strength coach training many of Manitoba’s elite athletes; a conductive education assistant, where she dedicated her time working with individuals with neurological motor disorders and brain injuries; and as a volleyball coach for programs such as the Winnipeg Newcomers Association and Volleyball Manitoba. Being a competitive athlete, Jess grew up pushing her body to the limits through training, exercise an nutrition. Her passions stemmed into her education and professional life. She believes that physical activity and movement is not solely for those involved in sports, but for all ages, demographics and environments. In her spare time, Jess loves being at the lake, coaching volleyball, shopping for athletic clothes and spending time with family and friends.
Mats was born and raised in Selkirk and attended Centennial School, ESJH, and graduated from LSRCSS in 2017. He was the class Valedictorian and has received several academic awards throughout his time at the school. He also was active within performing arts and was the lead of the play for his final year. Mats is currently attending the University of Winnipeg and is enrolled in a four year degree in Kinesiology. After that he will be attending the University of Manitoba to pursue his goal of becoming a physiotherapist.
Throughout his life Mats has been a competitive swimmer for eight years and he has travelled to Scotland, Ireland, and England on a literary tour. Mats has now moved on from being a swimmer for the Selkirk Dolphins, to coaching young swimmers in the group. He has also volunteered within the community with the Selkirk Food Bank, United Church, Operation Red Nose, and the Relay for Life. He is also an avid reader and enjoys spending his summer at the lake.
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Katie was born in Calgary and moved to St. Andrews 10 years ago. She attended St. Andrews School, Lockport Junior High and is currently a student at Lord Selkirk Regional Comprehensive Secondary School. She is currently majoring in business management and has plans to attend university after graduating. She enjoys being a volunteer both in and outside of the community. Her volunteering duties has taught her to give back to the community.
Katie was first introduced to the clinic as a young girl accompanying her family during their appointments. We remember her helping the staff during these visits. She expressed her desire to one day work at the clinic and we are equally excited as her that this has happened. She prides herself on being a strong leader, organized and expects the best in everything that she does.
Katie has had an active life in sports playing AA hockey, football and a short bout of soccer. She enjoys working out in the gym and spending time with her family and friends.
Jasmine resides on a farm near Teulon with her husband, Bryce and two dogs Vetter and June. She has spent many years working in a physiotherapy clinic as she used to be the head administrator at Selkirk Physiotherapy Centre before we amalgamated. In her spare time Jasmine enjoys gardening in the summer and “hibernating” in the winter. Jasmine has a lot of experience with customer service and is the go to for anything billing and insurance related.
Brianne is our shining star at the front desk!. She has extensive experience in customer service which makes her the perfect addition to our receptionist team. In her free time, Bri enjoys spending time with her friends and family on their property with their two dogs Leo and Finn. Bri grew up in southern Manitoba and spoke French as her first language, which is an incredible resource for our clinic. She has a keen desire to help people in the most efficient and kind manner. Thanks for all your hard work Bri!
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Jess was born in Winnipeg, but moved out to Petersfield when she was 9 years old. She loves the beach, fishing, camping, boating, and all other activities outside. Her favourite thing to do is travel and has been to about 13 countries. She hopes to live in different places around the world and hopes to live in the maritimes when she’s older.
Jess also enjoys being active and playing sports. She played ringette for 12 years, 8 of which as a goalie. During this time she got to represent Canada and tour Europe with her ringette team. She has now started coaching young ringette players and goalies. Besides ringette Jess enjoys football and golfing with her Dad from time to time.
Jess graduated with honours with distinction from LSRCSS in 2022, and will be starting kinesiology at University of Winnipeg fall 2022. Afterwards she hopes to pursue a Masters of Physiotherapy to become a Physiotherapist and may even open her own rehab clinic one day. Steelcity has been a great place for Jess to learn and grow her interest in physiotherapy, at the clinic you can find her either at the front as a receptionist or in the back as a rehab aid.
Jenna is starting her second year of school at the University of Manitoba in the Kinesiology department, working towards an Athletic Therapy degree. She has grown up in Petersfield and has played elite ringette her entire life. In her free time, you can find Jenna at the gym working out, hiking and camping.
Camryn is our longest serving aide staff at Steelcity. She grew up doing gymnastics in St. Andrews, but has recently found a love of photography and is attending the photography program at Red River College. In her spare time Camryn enjoys travelling; most recently exploring Thailand for a month.
Keira graduated from the Selkirk Comp in 2021, and has since been working full time with us at Steelcity. In her free time she enjoys spending time outside with her friends and family, and has a passion in reading. Keira aspires to travel as much as possible in the coming years and go to university.
Mia graduated from the Selkirk Comp in 2022 and has been working full time with us at Steelcity since. Mia played competitive ringette growing up and enjoys spending her free time with her friends. She will be attending the University of Winnipeg in the fall entering the Kinesiology department.
Emily lived in Winnipeg until the age of 8 when she moved to St. Andrews. She attended St. Andrews Elementary School, Lockport Jr. High and Lord Selkirk Comprehensive Highschool where she graduated with honours with distinction. Emily is currently a student at the University of Winnipeg, pursuing a degree in kinesiology, with the hopes of becoming an occupational therapist. Emily enjoys traveling, with her favourite destination being Hawaii. She plans on travelling all over the world later in life. Other hobbies include: camping, hiking, going to the gym and playing sports. Emily has played ringette for 13 years, 6 of those with AA Magic. Other sports that she plays is soccer, hockey, golf and recently started ultimate frisbee. Emily enjoys giving back to the community, mainly by mentoring and coaching young ringette players. Emily believes that Steelcity Physio has been a great opportunity to learn and expand her knowledge and we are so happy she has joined our team!
Sandy grew up in Selkirk and now lives in Springfield, MB. She graduated from the Lord Selkirk Comprehensive High School and continued her education through Red River College and the Certified General Accountants Association of MB.
Sandy started her own bookkeeping business in 2010 and has been with Steelcity since 2011. She has over 20 years of bookkeeping experience.
Sandy has an interest in alternative medicine, including essential oils and is a Certified Reflexologist through the Reflexology Association of Canada.
She enjoys walking her dogs, reading, travelling and spending quality time with her family.