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Who We Are: Our Team

Shannon Farrell, RMT

Shannon Farrell, RMT           

    Shannon graduated from the International Academy of Massage in 2013.  In her years of experience, Shannon has worked with a variety of conditions & dysfynctions, including but not limited to athletes of all levels; young children; those experiencing chronic pain/ pain syndromes;  TMJ dysfunction; and expectant & postpartum mothers.  She also has previous experience in bodywork (ie yoga).

  As a Registered Massage Therapist, she gears every treatment towards the unique needs of the individual client by providing a thorough pre-treatment assessment, as well as educating them on remedial exercise and home care to speed up recovery safely and effectively.

  Passionate about all things health and wellness, Shannon's goal is to use her skills, knowledge, and experience to help others physically, mentally, or both.


Jessica Ross, RMT

Jessica Ross RMT, RYT-200     

     Jessica Ross made the decision to attend CDI College for massage therapy in 2005 based on her life-long passion to make a difference in the lives of others. After graduating with Honours and passing her Provincial exams, Jessica began her practice in Ottawa, and then made the decision to open her own clinic in June 2010.


     Jessica has built her practice based on the belief that massage therapy is truly an effective way to better health & well-being. Her treatment style is based on the philosophy that in order to treat the immediate symptoms, the root of the problem must also be addressed. Her goal is to always treat both, therefore leaving each patient feeling like they are one step closer to better health. Jessica believes in providing quality, compassionate, and effective care, and is passionate about helping others on their road to better health & well-being.

  During her years of practice, Jessica has had the opportunity to work with a wide variety of people, from young children to the elderly, with different abilities and conditions, including sports injuries, postural issues, paralysis, post-stroke, whiplash, post-amputation, migraines, fibromyalgia, and many more. She focuses on therapeutic massage with a relaxing touch.

  Jessica has received a variety of additional training, including:

  • Prenatal Massage
  • Assessment & Treatment of Athletes
  • Treating low back pain
  • Treating shoulder pain
  • Treating tennis elbow
  • Management of whiplash
  • Cranial mobilizations
  • Muscle Energy Technique (MET)
  • Isometric Manipulations
  • Treatments for Headaches & TMJ
  • Kinesiology Taping

Our Yoga Teachers:


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For full bio's on each of our yoga teachers, click here.


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Yoga & Pilates Teacher

Why Us?

     Balance Wellness was born out of a passion for improving quality of life, & a desire to simply help people feel better.  

     We believe in creating a warm & welcoming environment, and maintaining a high standard of care in every interaction we have.


     At Balance, you're not just another anonymous person; we strive to treat each person who comes through our doors with the individualized attention they deserve.

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