At our on-site Massage Therapy clinic, students provide massage treatments to the public during the afternoons and evenings. Clients are treated by student therapists and supervised by Registered Massage Therapists.
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Our Registered Massage Therapists
Brent Miller, RMT
Brent Miller is an alumnus of the Fleming Massage Therapy program, graduating from its first ever class in 1998. Brent has worked in Toronto and Peterborough in several multidisciplinary clinics and taught professional workshops to RMT's. He sat on the board of directors of the Ontario Massage Therapist Association as a director and Vice-President. Since 2002, he has worked as the massage therapist for the Major Series Lacrosse Peterborough Lakers. He currently practices at a sports injury and medical rehabilitation facility in Peterborough where he treats clients ranging from amateur and professional athletes to those injured in motor vehicle or workplace accidents, and anyone wanting to achieve greater health and well being.
Jennifer Chambers BPHE, RMT
Jennifer Chambers graduated with honors from Laurentian University in 1995 with a Bachelor of Physical and Health Education.
Jennifer has been a Registered Massage Therapist with the College of Massage Therapists of Ontario (CMTO.ca) in 1998. Jennifer is a Certified Personal Trainer with CanFitPro and believes in the value of educating her clients on rehabilitation exercises and encouraging an active lifestyle with fitness at any age.
Jennifer is a Craniosacral Therapist and uses both gentle mobilizations and deep tissue treatments to encourage the healing process with each client. Jennifer is working to complete her 200 hour Yoga Teacher training and currently teaches Hatha Yoga and Youth Yoga. She volunteers with Hospice Peterborough and has completed the Hospice 30 hour Volunteer training.
In addition Jennifer has a focus on pre/post-natal and Infant Registered Massage Therapy. Jennifer has been teaching in the Massage Therapy program at Fleming College since 2007.
Kristina Lonsberry, RMT
After completing a Kinesiology degree from the University of Western Ontario, Kristina Lonsberry studied Massage Therapy at Kikkawa College in Toronto. Kristina has worked as a Registered Massage Therapist since 1994 and has been teaching at Fleming College since 1995. Kristina also works as a Fitness Instructor for GoodLife Fitness in Cobourg, ON.
Annette Doose, RMT
Annette studied Physical Education and Biology at York University in Toronto. She completed her Massage Therapy Diploma with honors’ at the Canadian College of Massage and Hydrotherapy in Toronto. Annette worked in a Multidisciplinary Clinic in Durham region treating a wide range of clients. She started teaching at Sir SandFord Fleming College in 1999 and has continued her massage education with courses in Structural Integration and Lymphatic Drainage.
Lynn Stalteri BA, RMT
Lynn Stalteri completed a degree in Physical Education from the University of Western Ontario. Lynn graduated in 1993 from the Sutherland- Chan School in Toronto. She also obtained her Personal trainers certificate. Primarily Lynn has worked in a multi-disciplinary clinic setting with other Massage Therapists, Chiropractors and Naturopaths.
Since 2010, Lynn has practiced in her own clinic. She has a focus in Craniosacral therapy, athletic therapy, lymphatic drainage, pregnancy and infant massage. Lynn has been teaching at Fleming College since 2010.
Carolyn Selkirk BA, RMT
Carolyn Selkirk completed her Bachelor of Arts in 2000 from York University where she studied Kinesiology and Psychology. She became a Registered Massage Therapist in 2003 following the completion of studies at the Canadian College of Massage and Hydrotherapy in Toronto.
Carolyn currently practices part-time at a multidisciplinary clinic located at the Durham College and UOIT campus. Some of her continuing education and experience includes pre and postnatal massage, labour support, infant massage, as well as the management of sport-related injuries and chronic pain.
Carolyn has been instructing part-time in the Fitness and Health Promotion and Massage Therapy programs since 2011. She is a certified Fitness Instructor and Personal Trainer and instructs a variety of fitness classes in her community.
Frequently Asked Questions
- What if I am uncomfortable with my body? Do I have to undress?
- Let your therapist know your comfort level. Most techniques are applied to the skin directly and use oil or lotion as lubricant. Your Student Massage Therapist will only expose the area which they are working on. However it is possible to adapt all techniques to a client who is dressed.
- Am I expected to talk during the massage?
- If you wish to have silence, you should say so at the beginning of the treatment. The student therapist is required to check from time to time that you are comfortable. She will also ask for your feedback when working in areas that are potentially painful or sensitive.
- After my appointment, is there anything I need to have on hand or anything specific I should do?
- Plan for 30 minutes of quiet time right after your treatment. An Epsom salt bath is recommended to soothe and to calm muscles, and enhance the benefits of the massage. Make sure to drink water to keep your tissues hydrated. Student therapists will usually prescribe an exercise or two for you to perform daily between your sessions.
- How often should I have massage treatments?
- A mutual consultation with your Student Massage Therapist can help you establish a treatment program which fits your lifestyle and physical requirements. Many clients come once a week or once a month until they reach their desired outcomes.
- Is Massage Therapy indicated for acute and chronic injuries?
- Yes, it is appropriate for recent injuries (sprains, strains, whiplash) and also chronic musculoskeletal conditions. Massage therapy can be safely adapted to almost all diseases and medical conditions.
- What outcomes can I expect from a massage therapy plan of care?
- Massage therapy can have positive effects on muscle tone, fluid flow, fascial mobility, posture, movement, breathing, and Central Nervous System function. Many clients report improved mood, better responses to stress, and a general sense of well-being after massage.
Revised: December 18, 2014