Meet Our Team of Registered Practitioners

Christianne Mann-Caskie – RMT

Christianne is the owner and clinic manager of Bodyworks RMT. After obtaining a degree in social psychology from the University of Guelph, she decided to pursue her interest in the healthcare industry and became a registered massage therapist in 2010. Christianne divides her time managing the clinic and treating patients,  all while raising her young and busy family.

Cathy Signoretta – RMT

Cathy graduated from Centennial College in 2007 where she completed her diploma in Massage Therapy. She is registered with the College of Massage Therapists of Ontario.

Cathy is trained in Swedish Massage, Pregnancy and Prenatal Massage, Sports Massage, Reiki and also specializes in Deep Tissue Massage and Trigger Point Therapy. As an experienced therapist, her good listening, critical thinking and practical skills are a great asset in providing clients with the appropriate treatment plan.

Bethany Foster – RMT (Currently on Maternity leave)

Bethany is a 2015 graduate of the Humber Massage Therapy program where she has obtained her advanced diploma. Bethany is a firm believer in holistic health care and utilizes her knowledge and abilities to educate her patients. She has a passion for the caring and well being of others, and focuses her treatment style on rehabilitative therapeutic massage.

Bethany’s treatment style includes sports massage, trigger point therapy, myo-fascial release, pre-natal and infant massage therapy, treatment of chronic tension headache, and other musculoskeletal traumas. In her spare time, Bethany enjoys singing, exercising, and spending time with her family.

Samantha Smith – RMT

Samantha is interested in helping her patients achieve a sense of balance through self-care. She graduated from the Canadian College of Massage & Hydrotherapy where she became equipped to understand, assess, and treat various conditions and injuries. With patience, she listens to her patients concerns and uses slow and deliberate pressure to soothe aches and pains while releasing long-standing fascial restrictions and tension in the body.

Samantha also has advanced training in prenatal and pediatric massage therapy – because mommies and children alike need space in their day for quiet & calm to be the best they can be! Her goal is to create a relaxing space where her patients have a chance to breathe and become present and in control of their own health and wellbeing.

Taryn Jay – RMT

Taryn is passionate about Massage Therapy and its positive effect on a person’s physical and emotional well-being. Graduating from the Canadian College of Massage & Hydrotherapy (CCMH), her treatment style is a balance of therapeutic, relaxing, and rehabilitative techniques.

Focusing on providing the best care possible, Taryn customizes each treatment based on individual needs and strives to create a warm, inviting, and relaxing atmosphere where people can heal both their body and mind.

“I love being a Registered Massage Therapist! Working one-on-one with people and helping them to feel better is such a pleasure!”– Taryn Jay

Nicholas Turco – RMT

Nick completed an advanced diploma in Massage Therapy in 2014. He also has a diploma in fitness and health promotion. His background in sports and fitness training allows him to use his knowledge and experience to implement an effective treatment plan.

Nick’s treatment style encompasses deeper tissue techniques and methods to therapeutically rehab chronic injuries and ailments. Nick believes that Massage Therapy and patient education are important in reaching his patients’goals. In his spare time, he enjoys reading a good book, listening to podcasts and exercising.

Marcel Zardo – RMT

Marcel graduated from Humber College Institute of Technology and Advanced Learning in 2015 and is very passionate about massage therapy. Marcel has an assortment of skills that range from Deep Tissue massage, Myofascial techniques, Trigger point therapy,  General Swedish, Hot Stone massage, Cupping, Indie Head and relaxation massage techniques. Marcel commits himself to each client he treats, and always performs to the best of his abilities, to ensure your satisfaction. In his spare time he loves to travel, read and play volleyball.

Rupa Singh – RMT

Rupa became a Registered Massage Therapist to help people overcome the stresses of daily life. She believes that massage therapy plays a huge role in preventative medicine, and in helping to restore the body to peak physical function and optimal health.
Through soft tissue manipulation, trigger point release, myofascial release and deep tissue Swedish massage, Rupa works hard to provide a comprehensive, well rounded, client focused, safe and effective treatment specific to each individual.
Rupa is a member in good standing of the College of Massage Therapists of Ontario.  She graduated from the Canadian College of Massage and Hydrotherapy.

Wendy Smith-RMT

Wendy has attained her certification in Massage Therapy from the College of Massage Therapy, Ontario. Prior to certifying as an RMT, she has over 20 years of experience working in the fitness industry; teaching fitness classes and Power Yoga Vinyasa Flow classes as well as working 1-1 with clients inside and outside of the gym, to help them achieve their health and fitness goals.  As an RMT Wendy likes to focus on her clients individual needs by using slow, deep muscle manipulation as well as Trigger point therapy and active inhibition techniques.

Wendy enjoys spending time with her family and moved to Elora in 2006 from Dorset in the UK with her 3 daughters and husband.

Dr. Graeme Copeland – Chiropractor

Dr. Copeland graduated from the Canadian Memorial Chiropractic College in 2014 with a Doctor of Chiropractic degree. Prior to CMCC, he graduated with honours from McMaster University with a Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology.

While studying at CMCC Dr. Copeland furthered his education becoming a certified Active Release Technique® provider. In addition to his ART® certification Dr. Copeland has also completed his medical acupuncture training through McMaster University’s Contemporary Medical Acupuncture program. Using a combination of diversified chiropractic, active release, medical acupuncture and active rehabilitation, Dr. Copeland is able to provide the most comprehensive care for his patients.

When not at work, you can find Dr. Copeland spending time with his beautiful wife relaxing or enjoying outdoor activities. An avid sports fan, Dr. Copeland still finds time to stay active himself playing baseball and hockey along with many other sports.

Dr. Justine Rodrigues – Chiropractor

Dr. Justine Rodrigues earned her Doctor of Chiropractic degree from the Canadian Memorial Chiropractic College (CMCC). She earned a Bachelor of Sport and Exercise Science degree from Gannon University where she played varsity soccer.

Dr. Rodrigues uses evidence-based practice methods specializing in Diversified Technique. This includes manual treatment techniques such as spinal manipulation, mobilizations, exercise therapy involving stretching/strengthening and various methods of soft tissue therapy to treat a wide range of complaints. Educating patients on lifestyle and ways to help themselves is also a very critical part of treatment plans. All treatments plans are individualized and patient centered with the aim to mitigate ongoing pain or discomfort to get patients back to their pre-injury state.

In 2020, Dr. Rodrigues was honored to be invited as the athletic trainer for the Guyanese Women’s National team at the U20 Olympic soccer qualifiers held in the Dominican Republic. She supported the team with their health requirements, nutrition needs, and athletic therapy. This has been a highlight of Dr. Rodrigues’ career thus far and she is looking forward to similar opportunities in future competitions.

Dr. Rodrigues enjoys playing soccer in League 1 Ontario and travelling for the Guyanese Women’s National Team where she has played in multiple World Cup and Olympic Qualifiers around the world. In addition to Dr. Rodrigues being a very active individual, she also values the importance of proper nutrition and mental health in maintaining a healthy lifestyle. When she is not at work or playing soccer, you can find her up North at the cottage and spending time with loved ones.

Cate MacLeod -Evening Reception

Cate is currently an Applied Science student at the University of Guelph, majoring in child studies. Cate is definitely a social butterfly and loves working at Bodyworks as it allows her to both interact and help people! In her spare time Cate enjoys finding new recipes to try and spending quality time with friends and family. Cate has been at Bodyworks since Fall 2019, working reception and would be happy to assist you in booking or answering any questions you might have!