Kim Plewes, RMT
Kim studied Massage Therapy at Sir Sandford Fleming College of Applied Arts and Technology in Peterborough, Ontario, where she spent added time taking extra myofascial and sports injury classes prior to graduating in 2003. She started her career in Oshawa, Ontario before returning to her hometown of Ottawa in 2006. After working in a variety of different clinic settings, including offices with other health care practitioners and spa services, Kim opened Vitality Massage Therapy in 2010. Over the last 13 years, Kim has focused on deep tissue, repetitive strain, post-surgical rehabilitation therapy, motor vehicle accident treatment, postural and muscle imbalance, but also offers Hot Stone Massage, heated hands and Indie head massage. Kim has a great passion for her profession, which is reflected in her treatments.
Deirdre Taylor, BSc, RMT
Deirdre has been a member of the College of Massage Therapists of Ontario since 2007. Prior to her Massage Therapy training, Deirdre earned a Bachelor of Science Honours degree from the University of Guelph. Deirdre has worked in a variety of settings including clinics with other health care professionals and spa services, and has been working at Vitality Massage Therapy for six years. She enjoys the challenge of treating the diverse Ottawa community and is committed to helping clients increase their levels of health and well-being. She is experienced at treating muscle and posture imbalances, repetitive strain injuries, post-injury/surgery rehabilitation and chronic conditions. Deirdre has always had a natural passion for anatomy, physiology and body mechanics, which guides her treatments and is reflected in the excellent care she provides her clients.
Jane Marusaik, RMT
Jane has a passion for anatomy, physiology, and using massage to optimize function and health with her clients. Jane graduated with honours from the massage diploma program at the Canadian College of Massage and Hydrotherapy in Halifax, NS. She returned to Ottawa in 2019 and worked in a busy physio clinic before joining the Vitality Massage Therapy team. Jane uses deep tissue massage techniques for targeting dysfunction, but balances them with relaxation. She's experienced in treating postural imbalances, injuries related to motor vehicle accidents such as whiplash and concussion symptoms, repetitive strain injury, as well as chronic conditions. She uses her knowledge of anatomy and body mechanics to guide her treatments. She also offers cupping and craniosacral therapy treatments.