Join us for our new blog series: Meet Your Practitioners and learn more about our staff of holistic health experts here to help you reach your optimum wellness goals at the Toronto Wellness Centre!
Q. How long have you been a Registered Massage Therapist, and what made you choose this career?
A. I’ve had the opportunity to be a Registered Massage Therapist for 6 months and its been such an exciting journey! From a young age I was exposed to massage therapy and saw the benefits it had on myself and my family, as well. Through getting over my own set of injuries and seeing the benefits, I knew this is what I wanted to do!
Q. What do you enjoy most about your job?
A. There are many things that I enjoy about this job but I would have to say that helping people and seeing their progress to recovery is the best part of my job.
Q. Why is you field important?
A. There are so many reason why massage therapy is important. Whether your need is to have a moment of relaxation, reduce muscle tension or attain relief from chronic pain, a therapeutic massage can enhance your overall sense of emotional and physical well-being. Massage therapy can be an important part of your health maintenance plan by reducing or eliminating pain.
Q. What is something surprising about yourself?
A. I lived in a hut in the Philippines for four months! I washed my clothes out of a river and learned how to build a wooden boat using the materials we had around. It was one of the best experiences, and since then I have a unique way of travelling.
Q. What do you like to do outside of your work at the Toronto Wellness Center?
A. Outside of my work I enjoy singing and performing at different venues all over the city some which include Yonge and Dundas Square, Nathan Philip Square, and Hershey Center.
Q. What is something that you wish everyone knew about their health/wellness?
A. It’s important to be in tuned and self aware with your mind, body and soul. Your body the only thing you actually have to live in: all you have to do is listen to what it needs, because it’s never to late to feel better!
To schedule a massage appointment with Almarielsa Cansino RMT, click here or call 416-920-2722!