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Michelle's Story

I think the human body is incredible. I’m always amazed at what it can do.

Education

  • Sutherland Chan School of Massage Therapy
  • York University Masters of Fitness Science
  • Proprioceptive-Deep Tendon Reflex
  • Contemporary Medical Acupuncture
  • CSEP-Certified Exercise Physiologist
  • Hot Yoga Wellness Teacher Training

In his personal time

Besides being a nerd, Michelle loves being active and going on adventures. You’ll find her doing anything from traveling, volleyball, dragonboat, hiking, or on some aerial silks.

Career Highlights

  • Works as an aerial stunts co-ordinator for Disney Cruise Lines and Norwegian Cruise Linges. Coaching performers how to execute various acts and stunts on various aerial apparatuses.
  • Treating patients with spinal cord injuries to help increase their mobility, functionality, and sensation while decreasing their pain the discomfort.
  • Treating pregnant women and high risk pregnancies to ease their discomfort in times where their bodies are going through drastic changes.
  • Working in cardiac rehab and chronic disease management for 3 years – focusing on how to help others improve their quality of life with movement and re-teaching patients how to incorporate physical activity into their lives.
  • Ran a pilot project on the paediatric population to determine the differences between cooperative game play and sports in the role of preventing obesity.
  • Carried out fitness assessments and job related tasks on athletes and firefighters at York University.
  • Performing fitness tests and assessments on potential NHL players during the NHL Combine.