What Is Instrument Assisted Massage?

Instrument Assisted Massage – or its full name Instrument Assisted Soft Tissue Mobilization (IASTM) uses a tool or instrument for the treatment of disease or discomfort. It is a therapeutic modality and manual therapy technique that when combined with rehabilitative exercises improves musculoskeletal function. Why use IASTM? There are many benefits to IASTM for both…

The Power of Positivity

Scene: waiting in line at the grocery store, the customer ahead of you pays and leaves with her cart, you step up to the clerk as he starts to scan the items from your cart Clerk: Hi, how are you? You: Good, and you? Clerk: Good. End Scene.   How many times in the past…

Tips on Handling Stress

April is Stress Awareness month and our Mental Health Counsellor, Jenn LePage, is sharing some important information about stress and tips on how to manage stress. “When we take ownership and focus on fixing things that aren’t in our control we tend to forget to settle and regulate our system” Stress is a feeling of…

Phoebe’s Story

Client stories and shares are why we do what we do at Lead. Whether clients are coming through our doors or joining our classes at-home, the decision to add movement can truly be life changing. Phoebe is one of those amazing clients that we are happy to see walk through our doors! Read about how…

The Importance of Sleep

Sleep – everyone does it, everyone NEEDS it… but why is it easier from some than others? The importance of sleep is undeniable. While we are sleeping, our body is healing, restoring, growing, and completing many other miraculous activities. During sleep, our brain is storing new information and memories, cells are restoring, muscle is repairing,…