Shawna graduated from Sutherland – Chan School in 1991. Since this time she had the experience of working in different private clinics covering maternity leaves and then working in a chiropractic clinic for 8 years. In 2000 Shawna opened Hands For Better Health and loves working along side her fellow colleagues and complimentary therapies. She feels this multidisciplinary clinic gives her clients the best possible opportunity to improve their health and well being. She enjoys working every day in this warm, inviting and happy environment. Shawna also has training in Deep Tissue Massage, Myofascial Release, Aromatherapy, Kinesiology Taping, Warm Bamboo Massage and Hot Stone Massage.
Amber is a Registered Massage Therapist and Personal Trainer who also has a knowledge base in nutrition. She graduated from Mohawk College in 2019 and since then has worked at two different massage clinics in Burlington and now full time in Beamsville. She is passionate about helping clients through her knowledge and skill to the best of her ability. She works diligently with each client to learn and understand the care needed for treatment. Amber has experience treating everything from chronic conditions to sports injuries and uses many treatment techniques to work accordingly including: Swedish Massage, Deep Tissue Massage, Trigger Point and Myofascial techniques. She is excited to further expand her knowledge and experience here at Hands for Better Health.
Laurette is the newest member to the Hands For Better Health team. She graduated from the Canadian Therapeutic College in Burlington. She joins us with her 14 years experience in both clinical and spa settings. So whether you are looking for pain relief or just to relax, Laurette is here to fill your needs.
Ashleigh Syne RMT, RYT, BBA, became registered as a Massage Therapist in 2017 after graduating from The Ontario College of Health and Technology. Since then she furthered her education in both yoga and other modalities including Myofascial Release, Cupping, Hot Stone Massage, Trigger Point Therapy and Soft Tissue Release. It is her intention to work with her clients to address the source of their discomfort and to aid in their healing: employing the skills and knowledge that she is continuing to develop. From assessment to treatment, Ashleigh is dedicated to working with clients to create a plan to achieve their wellness goals and restore balance. She is excited to work with the team at Hands For Better Health and you on your wellness journey.
Brad is new to Hands For Better Health, but became a Registered Massage Therapist in 2010. Brad graduated from OCHT in Stoney Creek, and has previously worked in Burlington and St. Catharines. His Massage style tends to be more Deep Tissue, while also working within the patient’s comfort. He likes to try to focus on finding the source of the issue so that he can work at achieving longer lasting relief.
Nancy became a registered Reflexologist in 2014. Her belief in alternative healing therapies has made her a lifelong student. Her passion for health related modalities lead her initial journey as an Aesthetician beginning in 2006. She then has branched out to add diplomas in yoga and Ayurveda disciplines. Her goal is to apply to the client what she has learned to bring a healing therapy to her treatments. She is very happy to become part of this team at Hands for Better Health.