practitioners

A whole body approach to improving your health.

practitioners

A whole body approach to improving your health.

Massage Therapists

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Karen Bilous – offers therapeutic and relaxation massage but where her real passion lies in working with pre and post natal clients. In her 17+ years of practice, Karen has taken specialized classes focusing on pregnancy and infant massage practiced as a doula for 12+ years and has helped hundreds of moms throughout their pregnancies, labours and post pregnancy. She brings a wealth of experience and knowledge to each client she works with.

Christine Chisholm – has been practicing for over 20 years and has taken specialized training in a variety of modalities including hydrotherapy, craniosacral therapy, pre and post natal massage, and includes teaching infant massage to parents. She has done extensive work using Craniosacral therapy with children suffering from ADHD, behavioral challenges and a variety of other issues affecting child growth and development.

Jackie Clark Tuzzolino – has been with Sundragon since our first summer in 2006. Over the years she has developed a genuine interest in working with children and senior health, focusing on gentle treatments methods to help alleviate pain, the range of motion problems and joint issues. She uses cupping, acupuncture (as part of a massage treatment, not billable as an acupuncture session) and a variety of joint mobilization techniques to address clients’ issues comfortably and successfully.

Amanda Davis – joined Sundragon Studios in 2013 and graduated from The Massage Therapy College of Manitoba in 2010. She is licensed through The Massage Therapy Association of Manitoba and is a fully certified therapist trained by the Doctor Vodder School in Combined Decongestive Therapy (CDT) and the Doctor Vodder method of Manual Lymphatic Drainage (MLD). She became fully certified in 2014 and is a member of the Lymphedema Association of Manitoba (LAM). Her massage styles range from stress reduction relaxation massage to therapeutic treatment of injuries. Amanda loves to combine different techniques to provide each client with the treatment they need.

Marne Feldman – has been practicing massage therapy for the past 16 years and offers both therapeutic and relaxation massage. She has been part of the Sundragon team for 10 years and works with a blend of therapeutic and relaxation techniques that helps create a treatment that both improves mobility and reduces stress.

Karlee Heide – graduated from Wellington Massage College in 2011. Karlee has been a hockey fan all her life, giving her an interest in working with sports related injuries. Over the years she has added cupping, taping and stretching classes to her list of therapeutic tricks to help her clients recover from injuries and keep them in the game.

Sara Kos-Whicher – graduated as an RMT in 2015 and has been working at Sundragon Studios since 2016. In her practice, she treats many clients with neck injuries and has had good success in helping people suffering from headaches, whiplash injuries and chronic neck pain.

Nicole McLennan – is our newest RMT, graduating in January of 2018, she began work here in February. As she is building her clientele she is discovering how much she enjoys doing therapeutic massage using joint mobilization techniques to improve clients range of motion, improve structural alignment and help clients towards the pain free movement.

Lisa Burd – having joined us in November of 2017, she has been practicing massage for 15 years in a variety of places. Lisa really enjoys a broad variety of treatment methods including pre and post natal massage, hot stone massage, therapeutic/deep tissue work as well as sports massage.

Jeanine Piche – owner of Sundragon Studios has brought her vision of creating a community-based health and wellness studio to life. Jeanine has been a practicing massage therapist for over 17 years and focuses on therapeutic and deep tissue work.

Melody Titus – graduated Massage Therapy College of Manitoba in 2010 and has been working at Sundragon ever since. After two years of practice Melody decided to enroll in the Canadian College of Osteopathy. Specializing in a holistic approach, Melody uses a thorough history taking along with a whole-body assessment to focus on the relationships within the body to build her treatment plan.

Luke Voth – graduated Wellington College in 2011 as an RMT and joined Sundragon in February of 2016. In 2013 he started studying osteopathy with the Canadian College of Osteopathy. He is a perspective thesis writer and is hoping to defend his thesis in 2019 to become a fully certified osteopath.

Gwen Gilley – has been a massage therapist for over 20 years and brings much experience and knowledge to her treatment. She has studied myofascial release, craniosacral therapy, positional release technique and primal reflex release. She works gently with the structures of the body to encourage release and relief to pain and restricted motion.

Andrea Ginter – graduated in January 2016 and joined Sundragon right out of school. In school, Andrea discovered a real passion for myofascial treatment and postural alignment. After starting her practice, she became even more interested in scar tissue management, to work on mobility and neurological symptoms for clients who have gone through surgeries, acute/chronic injuries and burns.

Susan Jurkowski – joined Sundragon Studios in 2009. As a graduate of the Professional Institute of Massage Therapy, her areas of focus include Trigger Point therapy, TMJ dysfunction treatments, pre-natal massage, and general well-being massage treatments. With over 20 years of hands on experience in massage therapy, she has a plethora of techniques to ease your pain and get you back on the path to wellness.

Andrea Senebald – joined Sundragon Studios in 2015 and has been practicing massage therapy for 18 years. Working in exotic locations like the Cayman Islands, then returning home to build her practice. She specializes in therapeutic massage that incorporates relaxation to achieve a whole-body balance. She has also trained in Hot Stone Thermal Massage Treatment.

Alternative Therapists

Deanna Caramanos

Indian Head Massage Practitioner

I love to do Indian Head Massage because it is so rewarding to be able to help people feel better and relaxed! I see a change in clients from when they first walk in feeling stressed or guarded to afterwards, they are so relaxed, smiling and chill and not long after, energized. Every client will have a different experience during a session. From visions and meditation to falling asleep. As well, many positive changes will continue after the session.

April Gubernachuk

Certified Integrated Energy Therapy Practitioner, Registered Karuna Holy Fire II Reiki Master

April is an energy healing therapist and meditation guide. She is a Certified Integrated Energy Therapy Practitioner, Registered Karuna Holy Fire II Reiki Master and Intuitive Crystal Healing Practitioner. She is currently studying Psychic Therapy at the Outlander Institute. She uses her unique skills to help her clients find fulfillment and balance in their lives by working with the physical, emotional, intellectual and spiritual field. Through her work, she hopes to assist in empowering people to live their soul’s purpose and find their bliss.

Paula Jeffrey

Hom., DSHM, BA Practitioner of Classical Homeopathy

Paula is a classically trained Homeopath with a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology. Homeopathy is a practice that brings balance back to the system, eliminating chronic disease and connecting the patient to wellness. Paula is passionate about delivering healthcare that is attentive, holistic & personalized, and reflects the values of classical Homeopathy.

Celine Klassen, RCRT

Reflexologist RCRT, Reiki Master Practitioner

Celine has been with Sundragon since the very beginning in 2006. With 14 years experience, she has developed her own unique approach to connecting with clients and offering tailored sessions specific to the client’s needs. She is a Certified Reflexologist, Usui Reiki Master, and has completed courses in Communication Skills for Counselling and Counselling Skills Theory at Red River College. Over the years Celine has acquired knowledge and experience to assist her in a Mind, Body, Spirit approach to healing. Whether an ailment within the physical body or emotional problem in the mind, see how Celine can help you get on a path to better health, self-love, and enlightenment!
~Namaste~

Susan Shanks

Registered Dietitian (R.D.) – For 30+ years, Susan has been a R.D. in good standing with the College of Registered Dietitians of Manitoba and Dietitians of Canada. She is enthusiastic about life and passionate about helping people reach their health goals whether acute or chronic conditions or integrating body-mind-soul.

Certified Tarot Card Reader – Known as a gifted reader who has been reading the Tarot in Winnipeg for almost 15 years. Susan’s messages are intuitively guided, offering inspiration and empowering insight into past, present and future. Susan teaches a variety of workshops on how to read tarot cards.

Certified Conflict Resolution – With over 16 years’ experience of resolving conflict with individuals, Susan’s genuine interest remains bringing peace to people. She offers effective personalized client coaching with the aim of making the relationship even better than it was before. Susan has taught conflict resolution and customer service workshops for many years.

Certified Advanced ThetaHealer – After several years of being a practitioner of different healing modalities, Susan embraced ThetaHealing as one of the most effective technique to help people heal. After working with clients to unearth and replace destructive belief systems hidden in the subconscious mind with life-affirming, constructive beliefs, they report more joy, contentment, success, and harmony in their lives.

Spiritual Coach – Susan has been studying and teaching holistic body, mind and soul practices for most of her life. She tailors her coaching to the individual’s needs, often demonstrating concepts in an easy to understand way. Susan is best described as compassionate, caring and respectful of each client’s personal journey.

Tracy Sparham

Registered Social Worker (Counsellor)

Tracy is a registered social worker who has a Bachelor of Social Work and over 30 years of experience working in Mental Health. She provides individual and group therapy using strength-based, solution-focused and cognitive behavioral treatment approaches in the counseling relationship.

Geoff Thompson

MA Counselling Physchology, Reiki Master, Tarot Reader

Geoff has been extrasensory his whole life, his ability to feel the emotions of others was almost overwhelming at certain times of his life. It took many years for him to learn how to best channel this ability, but when he did, a brand new world opened up to him. Tarot Card reading is a part of this new world that was created in this process. He uses and Angel Tarot deck and during an angel card reading session you will draw cards from themed decks based on the suggestion of Geoff’s guides (the Archangels).

Jodi Griffith

Ayuervedic Lifestyle Counsellor

Like you, I wanted to feel good, have more energy, and live a fulfilled and balanced life. The holistic science of Ayurveda can teach us how to experience more harmony and dynamism. As an Ayurvedic Consultant, yoga teacher, organic farmer, biologist and naturalist at heart I can help you discover yourself as nature intended. This will allow you to align with your natural course and experience your true self. Your consultation will include Ayurvedic recommendations for food choices, lifestyle, exercise, yoga, meditation and more, all designed specifically for you.

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