Osteopathic Manual Practitioner
Sandy’s patients range from infants to seniors, aspiring for a healthy and balanced life. She approaches her practice with great passion and drive, and welcomes the challenge of assisting her patients in working towards their health and wellness goals. Sandy has a lifelong commitment to learning and improving her knowledge and skills. She takes special interest in developing corporate health and wellness programs and, identifying and addressing the underlying cause of the patient’s condition.
With 20 years of hands on experience Sandy has evolved her professional career from Shiatsu therapy into Osteopathy in the last 10. As well as running her own successful practice, and serving as a highly respected Anatomy and Physiology teacher, she is now an international lecturer for the Institute of Classical Osteopathy.
Graduating from the Canadian Academy of Osteopathy & Holistic Health Sciences, with a Diploma in Osteopathic Manipulative Theory and Practice in 2008, she went on to complete her Master Osteopathic Manipulative Science education. Sandy is a member of the Registry of Osteopaths, the Ontario Osteopathic Association, the Institute of Classical Osteopathy and the Shiatsu Diffusion Society.
Sandy initiated her health and wellness career at the Shiatsu School of Canada in 1995. She continued her education at the Shiatsu Academy of Tokyo with over 4400 hours of hands on learning. Before starting her private practice in 2004, Sandy worked for 5 years alongside various health care professionals including: MD’s, RMT’s, Chiropractors and Physiotherapists, whose shared goal was to create the most effective treatment plan for the individual patient.
Sandy is a director and volunteer for the Society For Osteopathic Wellness, and is constantly learning and improving her skills. She is also a guest speaker for the Running Room, community centres and special interest groups.
She is currently taking new patients at Eight Branches and Darou Wellness located in Toronto.