JoAnn began her journey with massage therapy in Ontario in 2001. As her practice grew she took a huge leap of faith and moved to Sydney, Australia in 2007 where she practiced as a successful RMT for 10 years. In 2019, she returned to Canada with her family eager to begin a life on Vancouver Island. Now registered with CMTBC she looks forward to using her vast knowledge to treat patients at West Shore Wellness. With a passion for massage and the healing potential of the mind-body connection, JoAnn will also integrate nervous system regulation into her treatments as a Somatic Experiencing Practitioner once graduated from the Vancouver class of 2022.