Upper Appleby Professional Centre
1960 Appleby Line, Suite 25
Karen Hewlett RMT
Registered Massage Therapist
Karen graduated as a Registered Massage Therapist from Sutherland-Chan School of Massage in 1995. Prior to Massage Therapy, she graduated from York University with a degree in Sociology and Health Studies. She was a member of the Ontario Field Hockey Team, a member of the Canadian Field Hockey Team (World Cup Silver Medalists) and in 1984 represented Canada at the Olympic Games in Los Angeles. Karen played Field Hockey at an elite level for about 20 years and recently (2016) was inducted into York University Sports Hall of Fame.
She specializes in myofascial work, trained in NISA (Neuromuscular Integrative Structural Alignment) and has recently done course sin Massage and Cancer, Massage and Post-Traumatic Stress, is a Certified Pediatric Massage Therapist (CPMT) and a Certified Infant Massage Teacher (CIMT). Karen has been a volunteer at SickKids Hospital in Oncology since 2002. Karen presently is very interested in Mindfulness and has a certification in Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) a program to help clients cope with illness, pain and stress. Karen is also interested in pursuing a course in MPS (Microcurrent Point Stimulation) to assist patients with Chronic and Acute Soft Tissue Pain. Karen has a strong interest in Holistic Healing and the connection of Body-Mind-Spirit.
In her free time, she’s enjoying a great book, a movie, swimming, hiking or music.