Prairie Manual Therapy
Gisèle Carrière RMT
Gisèle graduated from the Wellington College of Remedial Massage Therapy in 2002 and has had an active massage therapy practice since. In 2003 she specialized in pre and post-natal massage and became a Doula (birth assistant). During this time she has had the priviledge of assisting in numerous births.
Over the years her passion for manual therapy grew which drove her to take her skills to a new level. Gisèle has completed the 5 year academic and clinical components of the Canadian College of Osteopathy program and is currently writing her thesis.
Her goal is to start incorporating her new found knowledge in osteopathy to her already established massage therapy practice. She is dedicated in evolving as a practitioner and in helping her patients find health.
Tara Beckta RMT
Tara graduated from Wellington College of Remedial Massage Therapies in 1997. This is where her passion for studying the human body began. In 1999 she specialized in pre and post natal massage and had the honour of supporting many families through their birthing journey. Tara continues her passion for understanding the human body in yoga teachings and various manual therapies. These include 2 years of osteopathic studies at the Canadian College of Osteopathy, visceral manipulation with the Barral Institute, craniosacral therapy with the Upledger Institute, and yoga therapy with Functional Synergy. Tara’s treatments are a whole body approach because health and healing are achieved when there is balance in the mind, body and spirit.
Andrée is a graduate of the Canadian College of Osteopathy. She has a Bachelor of Arts Honours Degree from the University of Winnipeg in affiliation with the Professional Program of the School of Contemporary Dancers.
Andrée's interest in osteopathy evolved from her training as a professional dancer. Her fascination with the study of the human body and her calling to help people has lead her to pursue her studies in osteopathic manual therapy.
Her abiding passion for holistic health and her kinesthetic expertise provide the foundation for her unique approach and continue to inform her evolving practice.
Andrée Lavergne B.A.(Hons), D.Sc.O., D.O.M.P.
Akosua Knowles CAT(C)
Akosua is a Certified Athletic Therapist and in her fifth year of studies with the Canadian College of Osteopathy. Her skills and interests lie in using a combination of manual therapy and functional exercise to address injury and optimize health.
Akos brings to her practice a passion for unravelling the complexities of chronic pain, as well as years of experience in acute injury management gained from field work with both high level and recreational athletes.
In her clinic today, Akos enjoys treating clients of all ages and abilities, recognizing that each individual has a unique history, lifestyle, and set of aspirations.