Laurel grew up in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan where she obtained her BA and her BSc. in Kinesiology from the University of Saskatchewan. Laurel then moved to Toronto to obtain her MA in Dance at York University with her area of study focused on Dance Kinesiology. Her major research was in analyzing the prevalence of overtraining syndrome in collegiate ballet dancers. Following her time at York, Laurel moved to Nova Scotia to be closer to family and began to work as a Kinesiologist with pt Health. She has had the opportunity to work with a number of different therapists and obtain training in TOG orthotics, compression stocking fitting and exercise prescription. Laurel has also remained active in the dance community and when not at the clinic, can be found teaching at Dartmouth Dance Academy.
Discipline: Physiotherapy Support Personnel
Languages spoken: English