After many years as a youngster in Gymnastics and Dance, Eileen took several courses through the NCCP and became a coach in Gymnastics and Trampoline. Eileen moved to Barrie in 1994, when she became head coach of the gymnastics program for the YMCA with recreational and competitive programs. She took more training to become a fitness instructor in aerobics, weight-training, Aquafitness and Older Adult Fitness.
Eileen needed to make a change so she started up a business teaching gymnastics to children with special needs and also teaching fitness. She became more anxious about the body and wished to study more, so she enrolled in the Massage Therapy Program in 1999 and the College of Massage Therapists of Ontario 2001. After 2200 hours of schooling and Licensing Examinations, Eileen is an RMT.
Eileen continued to upgrade her knowledge and skills with Continuing Education courses:
- CranioSacral Therapy 1, 2
- Visceral Manipulation 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6
- Neural Manipulation 1, 2, 3, 4
- Reiki Level 1, 2
- Introduction to Osteopathy
- GrowVantage (Business development)
- Next 1, 2 (Business development)
- Plus so much more…
After working in two prominent multi-disciplinary clinics, Eileen decided in 2008 to open her own Massage Therapy Clinic and has also created Springboard Into Freedom a program the helps one move forward when they are stuck.
It is Eileen’s curiosity blended with a need to help others that has pushed her to develop her skills. Eileen is currently developing a workshop series on how to sleep better.
Eileen has a keen interest in educating others. Please contact us if you are interested in having Eileen come and speak at your event with tips and tricks to incorporate into your life to feel better. She does speaking engagements on various health topics, for schools, business etc. Ask about her signature talk Connecting the Dots, myofascial health, or ask about a topic that is of your choosing.
Eileen has been married for 30 years and has four children – 2 with special needs. Eileen is a member of the RMTAO.