About Us

Heather Connell, B. Kin, RMT, CLT, SMT(cc), FST(1)

Heather graduated from the Canadian College of Massage and Hydrotherapy, Calgary Campus, completing the 2200 hour diploma program at the top of her class. She also has a Bachelor of Kinesiology degree from Acadia University where she devoted her last 2 years to the Athletic Therapy program that was offered. She has worked with a variety of varsity athletes both in the on field setting as well in the rehabilitation setting. She regards massage therapy as an integral part of whole body health and wellness and is continuously educating her clients in order to address their needs. Heather has a strong background in human kinetics and athletics with special interest in injury rehabilitation, stress and headache relief and motor vehicle accident related traumas.

Her massage techniques include deep tissue massage, relaxation massage, myofascial release, trigger point therapy, pregnancy massage as well as incorporating a variety of stretching techniques to benefit her clients. Heather has completed her Certified Laser Therapy training at the Meditech International Headquarters in Missisauga, and has been having great success with laser therapy.

Heather is currently pursueing certiciation in Sport Massage Therapy through The Canadian Sport Massage Therapists Association. Throughout the certification process she will be working with varsity athletes at Acadia University.

Phone: (902) 542-4700
Email: info.bodyworks@gmail.com


Kelly Walsh RMT, CLT

Kelly began her career as a massage therapist in 2007, upon graduation from ICT Northumberland's 2200 hour massage therapy diploma program.

Kelly strongly believes in the healing power of massage and understands that no one treatment works for everybody. Therefore, along with traditional therapeutic and relaxation Sweedish Massage, Kelly has advanced training in various forms of massage in order to provide her patients with the most effective treatment, designed specifically for their individual needs.


• Deep Tissue Massage
• Pregnancy and Infant Massage
• Myofascial Approach to Postural Dysfunction
• Soft Tissue Release
• Aromatherapy Massage
• Trigger Point Therapy
• Acupressure Massage Techniques
• Hot Stone Therapy

Kelly is aware that every massage treatment must have an overall relaxation focus in order to restore and maintain health and balance of both body and mind.

Phone: (902) 542-4700
Email: info.bodyworks@gmail.com


Cleo Tetrault, RMT

Cleo, a native of Port Williams NS, joined the team at Bodyworks in the fall of 2012 after completing a 2200 hour course from the Canadian College of Massage and Hydrotherapy in Toronto. Cleo has a Bachelor's degree in recreation and sport management with a minor in international business from the University of New Brunswick.

While studying at UNB Cleo played varsity soccer for four years obtaining Academic All Canadian status for two of those years. As an athlete herself, Cleo is well aware of sports injuries and the wear and tear of athletics on the body. She chose massage therapy as a career to focus on therapeutic rehabilitation for sports and other chronic injuries. In addition, Cleo has completed her Trimester's course to specialize in pregnancy massage.

Cleo incorporates a variety of techniques in her massage within the context of relaxation massage while providing therapeutic benefits. These techniques include:

• Myofascial, Soft Tissue, and Trigger point release
• Deep Tissue Massage
• Swedish massage techniques
• Stretching
• Pregnancy and infant massage
• TMJ Dysfunction treatments

Phone: (902) 542-4700
Email: info.bodyworks@gmail.com


Shandelle Warford, RMT

While growing up in Newfoundland, Shandelle has been involved in Ballet and other forms of dancing from 17 years of age. This lead to perusing a career where she could work with the public to help them overcome physical issues and injuries. In 2006 Shandelle attended ICT Northumberland College in Halifax, and graduated from the Massage Therapy program in 2008. Shandelle works with a wide variety of clients from children, to para-athletes. She is very client focused and believes that education and complimentary therapies help with a client’s success in overcoming injuries. Her focus includes trigger point therapy, pregnancy massage, TMJ treatments, Swedish and deep tissue massage, and fascial release. Shandelle believes that creating a relaxing environment in one of the keys to a successful treatment protocol.

Phone: (902) 542-4700
Email: info.bodyworks@gmail.com


Ben Moore, BSc. Kin, RMT

Ben Moore has been practicing massage therapy and working as a personal trainer since 2007. After graduating from the Atlantic College of Massage Therapy in Fredericton, NB, he completed his Kinesiology degree from the University of New Brunswick. His experience working in fitness centers and clinical settings has given him unique opportunities to work with several different populations. It has also helped develop his philosophy on the importance of educating his clients and working with other health care practitioner to get the best possible outcomes. He works hard with every client to help them understand their injury and the fundamentals of prevention and self-care.

Ben is from Rothesay, New Brunswick, he is currently furthering his education at Acadia University, His is passionate about fitness and also enjoys good food, sports, music.


Jessica Tatlock, RMT

Jessica is a 2015 graduate of the Canadian College of Massage and Hydrotherapy Halifax Campus’ 2200 diploma program, graduating with a first place standing for highest academic achievement within her class. During her studies she participated in chronic pain and sports massage community clinics, and is trained in:

• Swedish massage

• Deep tissue massage

• Trigger point release

• Myofascial release

• Breast massage

• Intra-oral massage

A native of the town of Wolfville, Jessica looks forward to giving back to the community she grew up in. Jessica is a firm believer in living a healthy lifestyle and is extremely enthusiastic about outdoor sports. For the past 4 years she has been training and competing in amateur triathlon.

She believes that the road to recovery begins with a positive attitude. With a deep respect for the complex mechanics of the body, Jessica views massage therapy as an important tool that can be used to achieve full body health and wellness.