Meet Michelle F. Smith, Registered Massage Therapist and Labour Support Provider

Q: “Michelle, Who do you love to help and why?”
A: “I love helping families thrive by supporting women during the perinatal cycle with specialized massage therapy techniques and approaches for them and their children.”



Michelle is a mother, co-author, teacher, Labour Support Provider and Registered Massage Therapist who has been practicing massage therapy since 2001. She is a 1999 graduate of the University of Toronto with a Bachelor’s of Arts and 2001 graduate of Sutherland-Chan School of Massage Therapy; and has served as a Massage Therapy Faculty member at Centennial College and Coordinator at Sutherland-Chan School of Massage Therapy. Over her 16-year career, her practice has been varied treating everything from sports injuries and Motor Vehicle Accidents to stress management and patients with cancer. Michelle’s primary focus is in women’s health, which has directed her massage practice to become more perinatal focused, providing support during pregnancy, birth, postpartum and for infants and children. Her work has often been in the multidisciplinary clinical setting and within hospitals. This passion has led her to become the Co-founder of Perinatal Massage Therapy Education, which provides comprehensive continuing education for massage therapists internationally. Most recently her desire to share the power of touch has taken her to India where she is serving as the Principal of the International Medical Massage Therapy Institute. As your Registered Massage Therapist, Michelle is excited to offer her wealth of experience and education to the patients at Women’s Health Physiotherapy Centre.

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Q: “Michelle, what do you hope your patients get from your care?”
A: “My hope is that each woman I treat leaves with a new and empowering experience of health and vitality within their mind, spirit and body.”