About Alison Graham
Alison has been practicing as a registered massage therapist (RMT) in Ottawa since 1995, providing expert assessment and massage treatment services for youth, adults and seniors.
She has a Bachelor of Science – Kinanthropology/ Human Kinetics from the University of Ottawa, and a certificate for level 2 craniosacral therapy.
Prior to being an RMT , Alison’s work history includes fitness consulting for the Ottawa YM-YWCA conducting fitness appraisals and lifestyle courses for Weight management and Stress. She led fitness classes for cardiac rehabilitation, fitness and pregnancy, aqua fitness and back care. She was also a fitness consultant for Transport Canada, Fitness Canada, Bell Canada and Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation.
Viewing her personal experience Alison was a team player in interscholastic high school basketball and field hockey. Competitive swimming was also at an early age an important part of her life.
Her passion for outdoor physical activities included being a horsewoman training and riding horses, mountain biking, whitewater canoeing, and sailing, Today she continues to participate in running, downhill and cross-country skiing , kayaking, cycling, swimming and weight training. Having a variety of activities helps with cross training and prevention of overuse injuries.