Jenn is a Certified Athletic Therapist who has been practicing on southern Vancouver Island for over a decade. She completed a Bachelors of Athletic and Exercise Therapy degree as well as a diploma in Exercise and Wellness from Camosun in 2010 and 2008, respectively. Her passion for healing started at the age of 13, when she sustained her first of many injuries. While floating through many modalities of healing in her own experiences, she has always been fascinated by how the body heals. Following a chance encounter with a brochure on Exercise and Wellness at Camosun, it opened the door down this healing path and she has never looked back. Taking pride in healing those in her community, both athletes and non-athletes, has proven to be a major defining pillar for her both personally and professionally.
Jenn has extensive experience in the field of Athletic Therapy. When she is not treating at Mandala, she is the Senior Athletic Therapist at Shawnigan Lake School, where she developed the Athletic Therapy service. She provides clinical treatments and field coverage to support the students at Shawnigan. In addition, Jenn has provided clinical services with Rowing Canada Aviron since 2011 supporting their Olympic and development athletes and traveled with the competitive teams. If that wasn’t enough, she was involved with Rugby Canada since 2009, where she was a contracted Athletic Therapist for 8 years. During that time, she covered international tournaments, such as Canada Women’s Sevens in Langford, as well as multiple international tours.
This passion for sport and competitive athletes is only one area of focus for Jenn’s practice. She also enjoys working with the general population and industrial athletes, from office workers to construction workers to service clerks, to help them heal from injury and resume daily activities and hobbies. To further aid her patients, especially individuals managing through chronic injury or trauma, Jenn has begun her training in the field of Craniosacral treatment. She has found that Craniosacral is very effective tool to help a patient’s body release stagnant tension, leading to a more freeing life.
Jenn is an avid believer that Athletic Therapy is for everyone. Her well rounded approach to whole body healing can help you begin to lead a life with less pain, more movement, and overall greater enjoyment in your own passions, activities, and hobbies.