Our Team2020-07-13T13:53:23+00:00

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

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.

Adam Snook – RMT

Adams foundation for wellness was built from his Undergraduate Degree in Human Kinetics. His understanding of human anatomy and physiology led him to pursue private health care as a Registered Massage Therapist. It is Adams goal to promote health autonomy and empower his clients through education about the body  and its systems. He helps his clients become more present in their self-care and more active in their health-care! Adam believes we need to stop chasing pain, and instead use it to identify the root cause. Adams treatments are focused on the body’s connective tissue and fascial lines. Using deep, slow pressure he aims to stimulate the Parasympathetic Nervous System to reduce tone and tension, increase body-awareness, and promote proper function. He takes a holistic approach to wellness; combining elements of soft tissue manipulation, movement, and stress reduction techniques.

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.

Emily De Silva – RMT

Emily is a positive and energetic massage therapist with a passion for healing the human body. She is a graduate of the Ontario College of Health and Technology where she pursued her passion for massage therapy and graduated with Honours. Emily has always strived for a career where she can use her knowledge and skills to help people recover and restore their bodies. She works with the nervous system and uses a variety of techniques that are focused on inducing a state of relaxation and reducing muscle tension. She approaches massage therapy with patience, intuition, and empathy, and focuses on each patient’s individual needs.

She is always striving towards her own highest levels of personal wellness through yoga, meditation, and fitness, and enjoys reading and learning about all things self-care. Her knowledge of these topics combined with her qualifications as a massage therapist enable her to incorporate things like breathing, stretching, and muscle strengthening into her integrated approach to client care.

Laura Dawkins – RMT

Laura was first introduced to the mind-body connection when obtaining her Honors degree in Psychology and Education. She later graduated from Eastern College in Fredericton, NB in 2018.  She immediately loved being apart of client’s meaningful physical and mental self-care. She is happy to offer a compassionate touch to soothe symptoms of conditions such as whiplash, frozen shoulder, sciatica, sprains/strains, carpal tunnel as well as daily wear and tear on the body. An important part of her practice is educating clients of postural imbalances, remedial exercise, and general home care to empower clients to take charge of their path to recovery. Typically treating using a combination of soothing General Swedish Massage with deeper techniques within your comfort, she looks forward to helping you feel both rested and centered.

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.

Josh Toohill – RMT

During Josh’s time earning his Human Kinetics degree, he learned the importance of movement and that movement really is medicine. Upon completing his degree, he wished for further hands on training in order to manipulate muscles and joints to facilitate proper function and movement. Josh graduated from Canadian College of Massage and Hydrotherapy with an interest in solving dysfunction and improving quality of life. Josh brings a cool, calm atmosphere to his treatments that involve slow, relaxed manipulation of tissues and joints. Josh’s previous experience travelling with the Norco Factory mountain bike team has given him an assessment oriented approach to solving a variety of aches and pains. When out of office you can find Josh out riding or hiking trails, skiing down Blue Mountain or adventuring with his partner.

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

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.

Kimberly Laplaunte – Office Manager & Lead Administrator (Currently on maternity leave)

Kimberly graduated from Laurier University with a Bachelor of Arts degree. She is highly organized and passionate about providing excellent customer service. Kimberly is also very passionate about living a healthy lifestyle and achieving balance. She shares her life with her husband and two cats. Kimberly enjoys reading and a big fan of the Harry Potter series. She is a self taught knitter, and spends her spare time knitting baby hats to donate to local hospitals.

Karley McGarr – Office Manager & Lead Administrator

Karley is a graduate of Mohawk College with a diploma in Early Childhood Education. Karley has experience working with children in a private registered daycare as well as in kindergarten classrooms with the Wellington Catholic District School Board. Karley has an outgoing and caring personality and is committed to a healthy lifestyle through diet and exercise. Karley remains committed to her family and friends and looks forward to bringing that same commitment to the Bodyworks family and clients!