Katherine Hudgins is a Registered Massage Therapist and also has a kinesiology degree from McMaster University.
In 2012, previous to her massage therapy diploma, Katherine obtained a kinesiology degree from McMaster University. She is ready to share her previous accomplishments and hands on approach with her new clientele.
Katherine graduated from the Sutherland Chan School of Massage Therapy, located in Toronto. After 2 years of study and successful completion of her certification examinations, Katherine is excited to bring her knowledge and expertise to her clinical practice in Barrie.
In addition to utilizing a variety of massage techniques, Katherine will incorporate myofascial release to help alleviate pain, and improve balance between the muscle layers. During her program with Sutherland Chan, Katherine had the opportunity to work on a various forms of scar tissue. She worked directly with cancer patients and a variety of cancer surgery scars including mastectomy, lumpectomy, and lymph node removal scars.
Katherine believes in educating her clients on the importance of self care, and taking an active role in their health, by incorporating stretching, and movement exercise prescription for home care.
Coming from the East Coast, Katherine is looking forward to her next adventure and exploring the Simcoe County region. Katherine enjoys a wide variety of activities such as volleyball, yoga, and soccer. She is excited to join the Optimum Wellness team in South Barrie, and is looking forward to building her clinical practice.