Spa & Wellness Centre

Massage Therapy

Massage Therapy

30 minutes – $60.00
45 minutes – $75.00
60 minutes – $90.00
90 minutes – $120.00
90 minute hot stone – $140.00

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Amy Boutilier, RMT

After graduating from high school, Amy knew she wanted to work in the health industry and help clients in one way or another. She started out by taking a Fitness & Lifestyle Management role that lead to her working in gyms as a trainer. This left her wanting more; she enrolled in Massage Therapy at ICT Northumberland College and graduated July of 2009 as a Registered Massage Therapist.

While most of her focus is deep tissue work for chronic dysfunctions and headaches, Amy has taken an Aromatouch course and has grown interest to increase her skills and knowledge using these methods in her treatments. Amy has been travelling from Porter’s Lake since the Spa opened in 2014. Over these years she has grown a soft spot for working in East Hants and her for wonderful client’s she has helped.

Julie Horne, RMT

Originally from the New Glasgow area, Julie has been enjoying the rewarding career in massage therapy, treating a variety of conditions for clients in Truro for the last 12 years.

With a deep tissue therapeutic style, Julie balances her treatments with relaxing techniques to ensure soothing pain relief. She is an honour roll graduate from Canadian School of Massage & Hydrotherapy (2010) and trained in advanced myofascial trigger point therapy and cupping to release fascial/connective tissue tension and muscle imbalances. She also specializes in TMJ and hot stone massage. Julie is very excited to embrace East Hants/Elmsdale as her new home and help people feel their best!

Andrea Smith, RMT

Andrea received her diploma in massage therapy in 2019 from the Canadian College of Massage and Hydrotherapy in Halifax. Prior to that, she worked as a nurse and a Yoga/ Pilates Instructor; teaching at Strides pre-COVID, and mostly in downtown Toronto where she lived for many years. Andrea returned to Nova Scotia in 2016. Andrea has a Bachelor of Arts Degree from Dalhousie University, where she is currently studying Health Promotion and Writing. She also has a Diploma in Nursing from the Victoria General Hospital, where she worked as an RN in Gynecology Oncology and Nephrology and Kidney Transplant.

Andrea comes to us from Kennetcook and specializes in treating acute and chronic myofascial pain and helping her patients with postural education and core strengthening. She performs cupping and myofascial trigger pint therapy and has had much success in treating headaches and currently studying advanced manual lymphatic drainage. She is excited to be seeing her patients now at Strides as she has had a successful massage therapy practice in Elmsdale since 2019.

Marissa Doutre, RMT

From a young age, Marissa always knew she wanted to work in an industry where helping others was a priority. Graduating high school, she still wasn’t sure what that would look like. After witnessing people’s mental health decline with the stress of Covid-19, she knew becoming a massage therapist was the best way she could help, even if it was just an hour of relief. Marissa is Valedictorian of her graduating class, 2022, from the Canadian College of Massage and Hydrotherapy. Born and raised in Lantz, Marissa is beyond honoured to be in such a rewarding industry and she will be able to help the people of East Hants and surrounding communities. Working in her home town has been a dream that is now a reality.

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Welcome Jenna Gallop, BsCN to our cosmetic medicine team. Jenna graduated with her Bachelor of Science in Nursing in 2020 at Saint Francis Xavier University then completed her advanced major with a background in breast reconstruction post mastectomy. Prior to nursing school, she had a special interest in skin care and cosmetic procedures and knew she wanted to do cosmetic medical nursing after graduating. Jenna upgraded her knowledge in skin anatomy, physiology, dermal fillers, and neurotoxin injections then started her career in emergency medicine. Cosmetic Medicine is one way to enhance natural beauty and her goal is to help people feel good in their skin and boost confidence. “I am excited to be alongside with Dr.Maclean at Strides Spa and Wellness Centre and look forward to growing within the industry and community”Jenna and Dr. Michele are open to see patients on: Oct 15Oct 29Nov 12Nov26Dec 3☎️ call 902-883-8668 to book your appointment or FREE consultation for Botox and fillers. #stridesspa #cosmeticmedicine #botox #antiaging #elmsdale #easthants ... See MoreSee Less
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Phone: 902.883.8668
Fax: 902.883.7396


: 9am – 8pm
Saturday: 9am – 3pm
Sunday: Closed

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