Andrea Pessoa, RMT

Specialized massage therapist

ACADEMIC TRAINING:​​

  • Bachelor in physiotherapy, B.Sc., Brazil (not practicing in Quebec)

  • Certificate in massage therapy, Setsuko School (2008) and Avalon Massage Academy (2015) 

  • Exercise science, ongoing studies for B.Sc., Concordia University

MEMBER OF:

  • Association Canadienne des Thérapeutes en Médecines Douces (ACTMD)

  • Association québécoise des thérapeutes naturels (AQTN)

TECHNICS:

  • Cranial-sacral therapy

  • Lymphatic drainage

  • Deep tissue massage

  • Oncology massage

  • Prenatal massage

  • Shiatsu massage

  • Sports massage

  • Swedish massage

  • Reflexology

  • Reiki

EXPERIENCES AND ADDITIONAL TRAINING:

  • Instructor for manual lymphatic drainage techniques, Avalon Massage Academy

  • Instructor for anatomy, physiology and pathology, Avalon Massage Academy

  • Physiotherapy orthopedics intern (2005 - 2007) Centro de Tratamento Ortopedico (CTO), Fortaleza, Brazil

  • Certificate in physiotherapy for pre-op and post-op in plastic surgery (Brazil, 2005) (not valid in Quebec)

  • ​Guest lecturer for "Shiatsu as an auxiliary technique to physiotherapeutic pain management treatments", presented  at 2e Congresso Internacional de Fisioterapia (Second International Congress of Physiotherapy and 3rd Symposium about functional Kinesiology), (2005, Brazil)

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