Downtown Ottawa massage therapist team at Body Poets

Read through our biographies, look at our treatments, and if you have questions, please call or email; we are always ready to help.

Body Poets is a collaborative practice, which means we work together to make your treatments as effective and satisfying as possible. We are happy for you to try different RMTs at Body Poets, and when appropriate, we will gladly refer you to one of our colleagues in the clinic who has more experience in a given area of treatment.

All our therapists are members in good standing with the College of Massage Therapists of Ontario and have joined the Registered Massage Therapists' Association of Ontario.

You can book online, or call 613-222-0465 or email info@bodypoets.com. Step into the circle of care, at Body Poets Massage Therapy.

Our Therapists

For a quick list of therapists' hours and their contact info, please visit our Fees & Hours page.

Andrew King, RMT

Andrew King, RMT

613-222-0465 (office), aking@bodypoets.com

Focus: Cupping massage; hot stone massage; deep tissue; sports injury treatment; stress reduction; pregnancy and post-natal massage; motor vehicle accident recovery; relaxation and wellness massage

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Bronwyn Grant, RMT

Bronwyn Grant, RMT

613-222-0465 (office), bgrant@bodypoets.com

Focus: Hot stone massage; K-Taping; lymphatic drainage; fascial release; pregnancy and post-natal massage; seniors' massage; deep tissue; sports injury treatment; stress reduction; motor vehicle accident recovery; relaxation and wellness massage

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Cailey Schaffler, RMT

Cailey Schaffler, RMT

613-222-0465 (office), cschaffler@bodypoets.com

Focus: Pre- and post-natal massage; breast massage; deep tissue; treatment-focused massage; headache; sports injury treatment; stress reduction; motor vehicle accident recovery; relaxation and wellness massage

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Christine Boyle, RMT


Christine Boyle, RMT

613-222-0465 (office), cboyle@bodypoets.com
Languages for treatment: English, français

Focus: Postural drainage for chronic bronchitis; sinus drainage for chronic sinusitis; cupping massage; TMJ (jaw) massage; sports massage and sports injury treatment; scar tissue treatment; deep tissue; motor vehicle accident recovery; pregnancy and post-natal massage; relaxation and wellness massage; stretching and remedial exercise

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Ellen Symons, RMT

Ellen Symons, BA, LLB, RMT, Founder and Owner

613-222-0465 (office), esymons@bodypoets.com
Languages for treatment: English, français
To book with Ellen, please call the office at 613-222-0465

Focus: Deep tissue; treatment-focused massage; MIPAWORK myofascial integration and postural alignment; whiplash injury; abdominal massage; breast treatment; pregnancy and post-natal massage; essential oil massage; motor vehicle accident recovery; relaxation and wellness massage; stretching and home care

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Ellen is editor of the Body Poets blog and contributes articles to both the main blog and the Almonte blog. She also maintains a personal blog dedicated in large part to her poetry.
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Frank Costaguta, RMT

Frank Costaguta, BA, PTS*, RMT

613-222-0465 (office), fcostaguta@bodypoets.com

Focus: Thai massage; stress and anxiety reduction; PTSD; headaches; TMJ (jaw) disorders; deep tissue; sports injury treatment; injury rehabilitation; motor vehicle accident recovery; relaxation and wellness massage; pregnancy and post-natal massage; stretching and home care

* Personal Training Specialist

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Genevieve Ward, RMT

Genevieve Ward, RMT

613-222-0465 (office), gward@bodypoets.com

Focus: Head massage; headaches and migraine; cupping massage; craniosacral therapy; cervical spine manipulations (neck pain and injury treatment); TMJ (jaw) massage; whiplash and whiplash-associated disorders; motor vehicle accident recovery; deep tissue; sports preventative maintenance; postural issues; ITB syndrome; pain management; pregnancy and post-natal massage; relaxation and wellness massage; home care and stretching

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Jessica Zatylny-Koch , RMT

Jessica Zatylny-Koch, RPN*, RMT

613-222-0465 (office), jzatylny-koch@bodypoets.com

Focus: Foot and leg care; muscle energy technique; post-operative massage; scar tissue treatment; fascial mobilization; rehabilitation massage; motor vehicle accident recovery; deep tissue; sports injury treatment; lymphatic drainage; massage for seniors; headache; stress reduction; relaxation and wellness massage; stretching and home care

* Registered Practical Nurse

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Karen Munro-Caple, RMT

Karen Munro-Caple, RMT

613-222-0465 (office), kmunro-caple@bodypoets.com

Focus: Ortho-Bionomy; Reiki; proprioceptive neuromuscular facilitation (PNF); seniors' massage; fascial release; pregnancy and post-natal massage; deep tissue; remedial exercise; stress reduction; relaxation and wellness massage

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Kate Sonneveld, RMT

Kate Sonneveld, RMT

613-222-0465 (office), ksonneveld@bodypoets.com

Focus: Deep tissue; treatment-focused massage; motor vehicle accident recovery; proprioceptive neuromuscular facilitation (PNF); stretching; pregnancy and post-natal massage; stress reduction; relaxation and wellness massage

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Katherine Pugliese, RMT

Katherine Pugliese, RYT*, RMT

613-222-0465 (office), kpugliese@bodypoets.com

Focus: TMJ (jaw) massage; whiplash and whiplash-associated disorders; motor vehicle accident injury; headache and migraine; postural and fascial imbalances; constipation and digestive issues; fibromyalgia; chronic fatigue; scar tissue treatments; deep tissue; sports-related and knee injuries; pregnancy and post-natal massage; stress reduction; wellness and relaxation massage; home care and stretching

* Registered Yoga Teacher

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Sarah Million, RMT

Sarah Million, RMT

613-222-0465 (office), smillion@bodypoets.com

Focus: Whiplash and whiplash-associated disorder injuries; motor vehicle accident treatment; nerve mobilization; cupping massage; shoulder injuries; abdominal massage, constipation and digestive issues; pelvic assessment and treatment; deep tissue; massage for seniors; relaxation and wellness massage; pregnancy and post-natal massage

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