Tonya Gartshore Dipl.S.T. RMT

Registered Massage Therapist

Tonya Gartshore Dipl.S.T. RMT

Registered Massage Therapist

Ottawa Queen Street
199 Queen Street
Ottawa, ON
K1P 6L8

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Personal Biography

Tonya has a diploma in Shiatsu Therapy from the Shiatsu School of Canada & Acupuncture Institute's two-year program. The school blended a strong foundation in the Western sciences (anatomy, physiology & pathology) and Traditional Chinese Medical theory (TCM). She went on to study massage therapy in order to offer her clients treatments as a regulated health professional. A graduate of Algonquin College's Massage Therapy Intensive program, she is an experienced therapist and her unique style incorporates elements of Swedish massage, shiatsu, acupressure and reflexology. She has treated clients with many issues including: stress and tension, muscle pain and spasm, headaches/migraines, whiplash, neck and shoulder pain, sports injuries, back pain/sciatica, repetitive strain injuries and pregnancy.


Algonquin College Massage Therapy Diploma (2016); Shiatsu School of Canada & Acupuncture Institute, Shiatsu Therapy Diploma, Toronto, ON (1991)


Swedish massage techniques, shiatsu therapy, acupressure, reflexology, chair massage, Thai yoga massage, facial acupressure, hot stone massage.


She has worked as a therapist in many different settings including multidisciplinary, holistic health, chiropractic and physiotherapy clinics, spas and yoga studios.