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Going Dormant

Remember, I say to myself as I try and fail to get motivated, it’s August. You’re dormant this month. Going dormant is a practice that I’ve begun to develop within myself. And it started with a quote: Be kind to yourself. Nothing in nature blooms all year. When I read this for the first time, it stopped me in my tracks. I pride myself on following the ebb and flow of nature through the year,…

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14 Years A Therapist

14 years a therapist I still remember my first ever client. Summer, 2006. A man from Toronto, in town on business, coming in with his longtime girlfriend (a regular client). I was the New Therapist, having received my certification only days before, and I was the perfect one to massage the likely-not-returning-guy. Ideal for my first foray into massaging in the ‘real world’. No pressure. Still, despite the logic, I was dizzy with anxiety as…

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The Return Of Massage

**Originally posted at dynamicrmt.ca by Dylan Crake. Re-posted with permission.**   Hello everyone! Yesterday was my first day back to work as a RMT and it was …something else. I went in feeling nervous and anxious because this was the longest time I would be away from my home AND my dog. It was scary. So, to cope I decided to vlog my day. I left my clinic yesterday feeling relieved to be back and…

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COVID-19 Updates: What’s New at Whole Therapy

Welcome back to in-person visits! Updated July 7, 2020 BOOK NOW The 'new normal' looks a little different. Now that our doors are open again, we have made some changes to our clinics to better serve you in this ever-changing climate. Rest assured, as always, we have your best interests at heart. Here are some Frequently Asked Questions about what we're doing to help you have the best, safest, experience you can. Things are changing…

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All the Power to You!

**DISCLAIMER!!** To get the full benefit of this blog, I suggest listening to “Eye of the Tiger”. Ready? Alright, so this blog is all about POWER!  And the importance of adding power exercises into your training protocol. We all know what speed is, and we know what strength is, but what exactly is power and why should we care? Power is defined as the ability to exert the maximum force AS FAST AS POSSIBLE. Therefore,…

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Mobility doesn’t equal flexibility

Mobility doesn’t equal flexibility. There I said it. And static stretching has the potential to worsen an injury, if one is present! So how do we become more mobile? Why do we need mobility? and what even is mobility? Mobility is about having the ability for joints to move through the full range of motion, with NO pain and ease of movement! It is essentially how you and your body move together. The more mobility…

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Periodization // pe·ri·od·i·za·tion

What is periodization? If you've ever wondered what periodization was, and why you hear fitness trainers talk about it, then you've come to the right place for a little crash course on the wonderful world of periodization! To begin, periodization is splitting up different training aspects into different cycles to meet different fitness goals. The four phases of periodization that I’ll talk about include:  Foundational Hypertrophy Strength Endurance (there are more than just these phases…

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Running With Richelle – Shin Splints

  You know what's the worst? Pain along the shin that is caused by inflammation of the muscles that attach to the shin bone (aka the tibia). Shin splints. Thy name is evil. There are 2 types of shin splints as seen in the picture below. Pain along the outer front portion of the lower leg is called anterior shin splints. Pain along the back inside of the lower leg is called posterior shin splints.…

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Top 5: How to Have a Better Massage

Getting a massage can be both therapeutic and relaxing. Massage allows for time to unplug, tune in, take some time for yourself. And if you're lucky enough to have a therapist that knows their stuff, you have the added bonus of fixing stuff while you're there. That being said, there are things you can do to make the massage experience better. Ready? Breathe After the therapist has left the room and you are comfortable on the…

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CHANGE AND SEA MONSTERS

Dictionary.com defines change as the following: CHANGE verb (used with object), changed, changing. To make the form, nature, content, future course, etc., of (something) different from what it is or from what it would be if left alone: To change one's name; to change one's opinion; To change the course of history.  What a simple, easy to understand, straight to the point definition.  And yet, as simple as it is to understand, why then do we humans have so much trouble implementing change into our own lives? I’m not talking about changing the tires on your car, or, the vacuum bag, or your little human’s diapers; although some of these things are dull, taxing,…

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At Whole Therapy, we believe that two heads are better than one. Our team works together to help people: It’s simple. Because one therapy is not always the one for everyone. We know that every body is different, and everyone has different goals, preferences, and timelines when it comes to their health and their bodies.

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Clinic Hours/Reception Hours

Mon: 7:30 am-7:00 pm/8:00 am-5:00 pm


Tues: 7:30 am-7:00 pm/8:00 am-5:00 pm


Wed: 7:30 am-7:00 pm/8:00 am-5:00 pm


Thurs: 7:30 am-7:00 pm/8:00 am-5:00 pm


Friday: 7:30 am-7:00 pm/8:00 am-5:00 pm


Saturday: 8:00am-4:00pm/8:00 am-12:00 pm


Sunday: By Appointment Only
**Individual Practitioner Hours May Vary

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