Our blog connects our clients with our health and wellness practitioners, by providing informative and practical insights from our own personal health journeys. Welcome to our community of healers!

James D. McNeill

James is both a massage therapist and a manual osteopathic therapist, and has a passion for holistic health and an ambition to learn. He graduated in 2015 from MH Vicars School of Massage and again in 2020 from the Manual Osteopathic College of Canada (MOCC). He has recently retired from municipal government work as a civil engineering technologist for transportation and engineering services, and is excited to enter this next chapter of his career. James has completed his certification in the techniques level in Upledger craniosacral therapy (CST-T) after having studied extensively with the Upledger Institute (see here). He is also

Joanne Vachon

Joanne Vachon (also goes by the name Jo/Joey LaFaeye) started her healer journey as a massage therapist. She found that her massage skills were limited as she could only temporarily help her clients, so she sought out other modes of treatments. This path led her to the manual osteopathic therapy course at the MOCC in Edmonton. This course has awakened her mind to the multitude of treatment techniques, and she has found the techniques she currently uses to be more effective and helpful for her and to her clients. She has fallen in love with this treatment modality and is

Jennifer Pratt

Jennifer has been a Manual Osteopath since 2015 and a Massage Therapist since 2002. She’s very passionate about her work, loves the challenge each new client brings, and says it’s like putting pieces of a puzzle together. Her ultimate focus is pain management and restoration of mobility. She wants to ensure her clients can live pain-free lives to their fullest potential. With a focus on osteoarticular corrections and myofascial soft tissue release, which feels like a very deep tissue massage, Jennifer is able to provide relief to her clients. This care method assists in moving bones and helping the bones