KELLY WADDEN is a Registered Massage Therapist, Yoga Instructor, founder of Yogassage and owner of East Coast Wellness Clinic. Kelly is a graduate of Northumberland College’s Massage Therapy program. As a varsity athlete and marathoner, Kelly learned the importance of taking care of your body. Her interest in massage and yoga was piqued while living in Thailand. Holding a degree in Kinesiology, Kelly focuses her treatments on deep tissue manipulation, myofascial release, therapeutic massage and athletic massage.
When she’s not working someone’s kinks out, she loves being active in the community – The theme of for Kelly this year: local supporting local! She hosts an event once a year to raise funds for a local charity.
Kelly has been voted by the city of Halifax as the BEST Massage Therapist (2)Bronze and (2) Silver in the entire city, for the last 4 years in a row, by popular vote in The Coast Weeklys, Best of Halifax poll.
BRITTANIE FIRTH’S approach to Osteopathy is a blend of biomechanics, visceral, cranial, and mobilizing. Her passion for this work lies in the desire to empower each patient to discover the underlying cause of their symptoms and to get excited about how simple being healthy can truly be. She is Trauma Sensitive as well, and would love to hold safe space for you. Member in good standing of the Nova Scotia Osteopathic Association NSOA. CPR Trained, Yoga Teacher 500hr, Cupping and Dry Needling certified, Registered Holistic Nutrition Practitioner.
CARISSA FISHER is a Registered Massage Therapist who recently graduated with honors from Georgian College in Barrie, Ontario. As a therapist she applies a combination of massage therapy techniques to accurately assess, and provide individualized treatments plans and homecare for her clients.
When she is not treating clients she can be found out and about with her two dogs, or trying her hand at various sporting events, from olympic weightlifting to running. Carissa considers herself a lifelong learner, and having recently moved to the East Coast from Ontario, she could not be more thrilled to begin to put down roots in such a wonderful community.
JENN KING is a registered massage therapist and yoga teacher with a deep passion and wonder for the complexities of the human body. After graduating from the massage therapy program at ICT Northumberland College in 2005, she completed her 500 YTT with Modo International in 2014 followed by additional training in Yin and Vinyasa.
Jenn has developed a treatment approach that includes deep tissue technique, myofascial release and craniosacral balancing. She has experience in a broad spectrum of tissue manifestations ranging from athletic injuries to postural and repetitive strain. One of the most rewarding elements of her career has been achieved through her work with clients who are facing unique challenges associated with PTSD. When Jenn is not working as an RMT, she loves to practice yoga, prepare and share food, run and read. She is delighted to be a part of the ECWC team.
LINDSAY POWER is a newly registered Massage Therapist from Eastern College, with a bachelors degree majoring in Kinesiology from St. FX University. Her treatment approach is therapeutic for both acute and chronic conditions, with a focus interest in ART (Active Release Techniques) which requires therapist and client to work together in soothing and restoring a soft tissue condition. She is looking forward to expanding her knowledge in the health and wellness field.
Outside of work she enjoys spending her time camping, exploring the city on her bike, or experimenting with new recipes.
She is from a small town, attended a small town university, and while she is still getting used to the city, she loves the small town feel that Halifax has to offer!
As a previous client is ECWC, she is beyond excited to be a part of this team!