Sara-Blair is a graduate from the Canadian College of Massage and Hydrotherapy, class of 2020 in Halifax. Sara-Blair is currently a candidate member with the Canadian Sport Massage Therapy Association working towards her full certification. Sara-Blair has a keen interest in sport massage, and being a multi-athlete herself, she is excited to bring her experience and continuing education to the table.
Since graduating she has been working on her volunteer hours with the Brookfield Jr.B Elks as their trainer. Sara-Blair expanded her skills sets in 2020 by adding CSMTA Advanced Sport Massage, Concussion: prevention, detection and management from the University of Laval and University of Calgary as well as Gua Sha therapy to her professional curriences. Sara-Blair is committed to continuing her education in her field to stay current with all relevant therapies and to expand her skillsets.
Sara-Blair is looking forward to meeting more of her community and is excited to be able to offer sport specific treatment alongside therapeutic. With a love for General Swedish techniques, Myofascial and Trigger Point release she is confident in finding what works best for your tissue to get you back to your best.
In her free time, you’ll likely see her at the rink or running out the door to another, whether it is coaching, practice, games or playing herself. The moments in between she enjoys hiking, photography, singing, theatre, spending time with family and friends and her four-legged toddler, Warden.
Sara-Blair is a graduate from the Canadian College of Massage and Hydrotherapy, class of 2020 in ...
Pascal Grolaux, from Belgium, is a senior osteopathic practitioner. He studied osteopathic medicine for 9 years (full-time programs), gained two degrees in Osteopathy and a doctorate thesis done in the Dpt of neurosurgery at the university hospital (CHUV) in Lausanne, Switzerland. He is a pioneer in evidence-based osteopathy and participate in several researches projects in the field of neuroscience (bioelectronic medicine) and in osteopathy.
Dr. Pascal is a non-physician family osteopathic practitioner. His approach to treatment is very motivated and structured, showing particular strength in the field of clinical studies and neuroscience.
He does research in applied neuroimmunology and in non-invasive vagus nerve stimulation, and he uses this new revolutionary bioelectronical treatment, when appropriate. Vagus nerve stimulation is FDA and CE approved that belongs to the the field of bioelectronic medicine that showed very good results in the treatment of autoimmune diseases, functional cardiac pathologies, metabolic syndromes, mental health disorders, ASD, concussions, etc.
Pascal is fluent in French and English.
He is currently Doctorate member of the American College of Physical Medicine, member of the Association Quebecoise des Osteopathes, the Canadian Society for Traditional Osteopathy, the Institute of Classical Osteopathy (UK) and honorary listed at the Canadian Institute of Classical Osteopathy (Ontario).
European Red Cross, First Aid/Heart Saver CPR-Infant CPR certified.
If you want to know more about Pascal Grolaux, please visit his website : https://www.integrativeosteohealth.com
Pascal Grolaux, from Belgium, is a senior osteopathic practitioner. He studied osteopathic medic...
Jill is an osteopathic manual practitioner with experience practicing as a registered massage therapist since 2005. In addition to massage therapy, Jill has provided cranial sacral therapy for her patients for over 13 years allowing her to assist in the healing process of those suffering from concussion syndrome and chronic headaches/migraines.Jill is also a certified yoga teacher and draws from her passion for both yoga and fitness training to empower her patients with the information and confidence to provide effective self care.
Jill is an osteopathic manual practitioner with experience practicing as a registered massage the...
Patrick graduated from the West Coast College of Massage Therapy in Vancouver, BC. Patrick utilized his specialty in sports massage, while in Vancouver working with amazing athletes, coaches and other practitioners engaged in provincial, national, Olympic and professional sports.
Patrick returned to Nova Scotia, co-establishing Truro’s first clinic with chiropractic and registered massage therapy. This was followed by establishing a multi-disciplinary clinic, which lead to the expansion at the current location.
Patrick has served on several committees and the Board of the Massage Therapist Association of Nova Scotia. Patrick has represented Nova Scotia on the Canadian Alliance of Massage Therapists. Patrick has been an instructor and supervisor at both massage therapy colleges in Nova Scotia. Patrick has been chief massage therapist and supervisor at numerous provincial, national and international athletic competitions as well as providing courses for a variety of medical professionals.
Over the past 25 years of his practice he has remained focused on function; knowledge of biomechanics allows him to direct the treatment to achieve the goal to get people back to activity. While in Nova Scotia, over the past decade Patrick has been fortunate to assist developing athletes from high school to university, while working with CEC and Dalhousie Univeristy. Recently expanding a satellite clinic at the Dalhousie Agricultural Campus.
Perhaps the pinnacle of his professional career was the selection as a member of the Vancouver 2010 Winter Olympic Games, specifically the Whistler Polyclinic Therapy team in the Athletes village. Patrick enjoyed this once in a lifetime experience working with Canada’s best medical team treating Olympic athletes from all over the world. Patrick continues to work with developing and elite athletes in curling and track & field, while continuing to develop the mult-disciplinary approach with amazing practitioners.
Patrick enjoys promoting the profession, traveling, photography, coaching track & field and the time spent with his wife and three children.
Patrick graduated from the West Coast College of Massage Therapy in Vancouver, BC. Patrick utiliz...
Dr. Michael McCoul, has a degree in chemistry from Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia. He continued his 4 year chiropractic training at the Canadian Memorial Chiropractic College, Toronto, Ontario. Michael has also completed the Shift Concussion Management Program based out of Guelph, Ontario and is certified with Concussion Management.
Since 2000, Dr. McCoul has been offering an integrative approach to chiropractic care, utilizing hands on, as well as, mechanical adjusting techniques. He believes that correcting the structure and reducing nervous interference, are key components in a wellness model. Michael finds great reward in helping people in discomfort and takes a special interest in sports related injuries.
Dr. Michael McCoul, has a degree in chemistry from Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia. He...
Alyssa grew up in Pictou County, Nova Scotia. She graduated from Mount Allison University in Sackville, New Brunswick with a Bachelor of Science in Biology before moving on to Toronto to complete the Doctor of Chiropractic program at the Canadian Memorial Chiropractic College. She has taken additional coursework and is certified in Functional Integrated Acupuncture, Instrument Assisted Soft Tissue Mobilization (IASTM), RockTape Kinesiotaping, and Webster Technique for pregnant patients.
Alyssa’s practice is evidence based. She keeps up with the latest research and creates individualized care plans with her patients to address their complaints and help them achieve their goals. While neck pain and back pain are very commonly treated by Chiropractors, they are musculo-skeletal experts and can help with muscle and joint pain anywhere in the body.
Outside of practice you can find her hiking with her pup Piper, making a mess in her kitchen baking, or on a yoga mat working towards her teaching certification.
Alyssa grew up in Pictou County, Nova Scotia. She graduated from Mount Allison University in Sack...
Shane is a top graduate of the Canadian College of Massage & Hydrotherapy, class of 2007. He has continued education with Functional Movement Systems, completing courses in Selective Functional Movement Assessment, Functional Movement Screening, Screening and Assessing Breathing: A Multidimensional Approach; as well as studies with The Orthotic Group including Orthotic Foot Biomechanics and Compression Garment Therapy plus Kiniseotaping. Shane continues to stay current researching biomechanics, natural movement and posture, through constant self directed research.
He has an ongoing drive to help patients develop, recover, improve, as well as, maintain the skills needed for daily living and working. Shane is always learning about the body and how to support its healing and physical integrity.
His approach to massage is to identify the dysfunction and misuse of our body in everyday life. Through his assessment of movement he looks for decreased mobility, motor control and strength. Shane strives to improve and restore function and optimize movement through hands on therapy, often paired with exercise, skill based movement and patient education.
With his off time Shane loves using principles of natural movement to explore our abundant natural environments, especially our many waterfalls, granite shores and woodlands. He continues to practice and teach Aikido, a martial art of non violent conflict resolution, with 15 years experience, having achieved the rank of 2nd degree black belt. Shane is also a maker who enjoys working with wood and metal.
Shane is a top graduate of the Canadian College of Massage & Hydrotherapy, class of 2007. He ...
Jen is most passionate about movement and has been blessed to be able to hold space and heal through both massage therapy and yoga.
Since graduating from Canadian College Massage and Hydrotherapy in 2001, Jen has continued to expand her knowledge and skill set through a variety of courses including; Thai Massage at The International Thai Massage School, Thailand 2002, Osteopathy Studies at The Canadian College of Osteopathy, Toronto, 2007-2010 and two Yoga Teacher Training Programs in Toronto, 2004 and 2005.
Realizing that the root cause of so many clients ailments stem from lack of core strength, instability and over all lack of mobility, her approach to bring function and harmony back to the body is through hands on work including myofascial work and muscle energy especially.
After going through three back surgeries herself, Jen is a very vulnerable and empathetic therapist to those suffering constant pain, mental struggles of not being able to physically do what you love.
Jen is most passionate about movement and has been blessed to be able to hold space and heal thro...
Born and raised in Amherst, Nova Scotia, Laura moved to Halifax in 2004 to begin her Massage Therapy Certification at ICT Northumberland College. During the two year, 2200 hour course, Laura learned Swedish Massage Techniques and their use in treatment as well as opting to take electives in Myofascial Release.
Achieving top grades in June of 2006, she went on to work at a clinic in Bedford before coming to Legge Health Clinic Inc. Laura increased her knowledge base taking advanced courses in Deep Tissue Treatment, Kinesio-taping, Yogasana and Anatomy to further aid her patients in their recovery and home care.
In April of 2010 she attended a John Barnes Myofascial Release seminar widening her study of the technique. Going in depth in to the structure and manipulation of myofacical tissue. Focus was placed on fascial assessment and multiple release approaches. Topics includes the craniosacral system with release learned for all cranial bones and spine to sacrum. Laura uses this approach to treat restrictions assisted with tempromandibular joint dysfunction and many other common conditions.
In 2018 she advanced her knowledge of the Tempormandibular Joint and treatment with a TMJ Mastery course focusing on intra-oral techniques that explore craniomandibular dysfuntion. Laura works with clients based on assessment to help relieve pain and increase range of motion and function around the head and jaw .
Born and raised in Amherst, Nova Scotia, Laura moved to Halifax in 2004 to begin her Massage Ther...
Daniel graduated from Dalhousie University in 2020 with a Master’s degree in Physiotherapy. He grew up in Germany before relocating to Truro, Nova Scotia with his family at the age of 17. After completing his final year of high school, Daniel moved to Halifax to attend Dalhousie where he studied Kinesiology and worked as a personal trainer. Since becoming a physiotherapist, Daniel has excelled in working alongside the multidisciplinary team to provide holistic and comprehensive care to all of his patients. In his spare time, Daniel enjoys blogging about how to live a fulfilled life through movement, staying active, and reading. Daniel believes that being a life-long learner is the most valuable asset in the physiotherapy profession.
Daniel graduated from Dalhousie University in 2020 with a Master’s degree in Physiotherapy. He gr...
Richard received his diploma in Acupuncture and TCM at the Canadian College of Acupuncture and Traditional Chinese Medicine. He also trained in cosmetic acupuncture under Michelle Gilles, Electro-Acupuncture under Jeremy Steiner, and is currently being certified in Neuropuncture under Dr. Michael Corradino.
Richard received his diploma in Acupuncture and TCM at the Canadian College of Acupuncture and Tr...