Marie-France Garon is an osteopath D.O. and Certifed Pilates trainer.
She's diplomate from the Académie d'ostéopathie de Montréal where she now acts as a teacher for Clinic and an assistant for many courses (General Osteopathic Treatment, Muscular Disorders, Ocular Disorders and the Strain/CounterStrain course, a muscles release technique). She wrote her thesis on the Osteopathic approach of hypothyroiditis, a dysfunction of the thyroid gland. Moreover, Marie-France followed various post-grad workshops, like pediatrics and Breathing Re-Education, Neuro Kinetic Therapy, Brain Concussion Treatment and she's a certified K-Taping Therapist and Lymphatic massage therapist.
In Pilates, she’s a Stott and Ann McMillan Pilates Certified Trainer. She also trained in yogalates (a fusion practice between Yoga and Pilates). Since many years, Marie-France teaches various group or private matwork classes with props or on the Reformer; her Pilates training can also be specifically adapt to various needs like for pregnant woman or for clients recovering from accidents or with misalign body issues. She offers her classes in different locations like Kinatex Sport Physio as well as in the Maison de la danse. Apart from the regular classes, she also gave workshops on The Abdominals Muscles and an Healthy Back.
Marie-France holds a bachelor in Fine Arts, with a strong component in Dance from Concordia University. She has been active in the dance and cultural community for several years, collaborating with various artists. In 2009, she started a new path in the health world, which she’s passionate about. Her main goal is to share her knowledge and bring people in a holistic good health state. Mens Sana In Corpore Sano (a healthy mind in a healthy body), to cite the poet Juvenal.
Flux mouvement is a therapeutic approach that seek to rebalance the body through movement, as small as it need to be.
As a member of the Association des ostéopathes RITMA and the Association des naturothérapeuthes du Québec, Marie-France Garon can hand receipts for private insurances.