(705) 531-3095 info@astonwellness.ca163 Pine Street South, Timmins

Our Team

Candice Aston - Physiotherapist and Osteopathic Manual Practitioner- MScP.T., D.O.M.P. HBSc.H.K. (Owner)

Candice Aston graduated from the University of Guelph with an honours bachelors of science in Human Kinetics in 2001.  In 2006 she graduated from the University of Toronto with a Masters of Science in Physiotherapy.  She has extensive experience working in the rehabilitation setting helping people recover from pain and other health issues.

  In 2015, Candice graduated from the Canadian College of Osteopathy with a Diploma in Osteopathic Manual practice (D.O.M.P.).  This has furthered her extensive knowledge of the human body and how to help her patients recover their overall health and well being.  With over 12 years of post graduate education, Candice has a wide variety of techniques and tools to use for  many  health conditions.  She did her thesis with the Canadian College of Osteopathy on those suffering with jaw problems, however using the general principles of osteopathy she treats the body as a whole no matter what the condition. 

 The combination of Physiotherapy and Osteopathy give an immense amount of expertise and training that can help you recover your overall health.  Candice has also done numerous post-graduate courses in exercise prescription, chronic pain, manual therapy and acupuncture.


Christelle Card - Registered Social Worker (RSW)

Christelle was born and raised in Timmins. She is a registered Social Worker with the Ontario College of Social Workers and Social Service Workers (OCSWSSW). Christelle has worked within mental health programs for the past 14 years with a focus in delivering counselling since 2015. She has experience in working with people of all ages including children and youth. Christelle also has extensive experience facilitating family therapy sessions. She also has the following area of expertise;

  • Cognitive behaviour therapy
  • Dialectical behaviour therapy
  • Trauma based interventions and trauma based cognitive therapy

 Christelle is pursuing her graduate studies and holds an Honours Bachelor of Social Work from Algoma University.

 

Nancy Floreani - Pilates, Fitness Instructor

Nancy has been teaching dance for over 40 years. She is a Life-Time Member of The Canadian Dance Teachers Association (CDTA), Certified in Acrobatic Arts, a member and Adjudicator with ADTA (Acrobatic Dance Teachers Association) and fully trained in Stotts Pilates Mat Work Elementary through Advanced. Nancy is also a proud member of the Professional Adjudicators Alliance (PAA) and is a certified Zumba Instructor.

Nancy hails from Timmins Ontario where she studied Russian Ballet along with Tap, Jazz and Modern, and began her teaching career over 40 years ago. She founded her own studio at the age of 21 and was the director there for 30 years. Nancy continues to teach classes and coach privately and has always inspired her students to follow their passion. Many of her former students are currently working professionally as dance and fitness educators, or performing in theater, stage and television.

Nancy continues to expand her knowledge and training by attending workshops, seminars and a variety of courses to continue to grow as a teacher and trainer. Nancy is also a former Registered Nurse, and as she has grown both older and wiser, she has devoted these last few years to studying the science of movement. She works to encouraging proper alignment, safe stretching and proper strength training to her students to prevent career ending injuries. She teaches private and open rehabilitation and strength training classes to dancers and anyone no matter what fitness level.