Our Team

Our Team

Arlene Wilkinson, RMT, AT, JSD, IAT, MMQ

Arlene has thirty years clinical experience as a Massage Therapist and in Eastern Wellness Therapy. Arlene is a graduate of Sutherland Chan School & Teaching Clinic and has extensive administrative experience with the College of Massage Therapists of Ontario, with the Ontario Massage Therapist Association, and with various educational institutions providing massage therapy programs.

Her post-graduate training, particularly in Aromatherapy and Kneipp Hydrotherapy, position her well within the spa industry as both a teacher and consultant. For 2 years, she acted as spa consultant & director to the Claramount Inn & Spa, where she was integral in the design & creation of a Kneipp- based Spa.

Arlene is the owner & principle therapist at Nightingales Therapeutic Spa. She is also the founder of Spaah-go by Nightingales, a traveling natural healing spa and Arlene’s Garden Organics, featuring organic teas, soaps and aroma spa products.

Arlene is a registered Jin Shin Do Therapist, who received her training with Iona Teegarden, Noel Taylor & Arnold Porter. Arlene teaches Integrative Acupressure Therapy, a modality she developed which integrates the therapeutic use of essential oils with acupressure release techniques.

Her post-graduate Eastern Wellness studies include:  

  • Assessment through Meridian Palpation
  • Accessing Inner Guidance Counseling Skills
  • Body Mind Counseling Skills 5 Element Perspective
  • The Seeds of Healing Counseling Skills
  • Jin Shin Do Acupressure Facial
  • In Depth Study of the Eight Extraordinary Vessels
  • Expanding Theoretical Horizons – Traditional Chinese Medicine
  • Integrating Key Theories 5 Element Perspective.

Arlene completed her training in Chinese Medical QiGong with Wendy Lang, MMQ, International Institute of Medical QiGong, California and has successfully completed the requirements for her Master of Medical QiGong diploma. In the fall of 2010, she graduated from Hanan University, China with her Masters in Medical QiGong (MMQ China).

Arlene is available to travel & teach QiGong in your community! She offers weekly QiGong classes in Prince Edward County. She also provides private assessments, treatments and prescription exercises for individuals both for health promotion and in the treatment of conditions such as chronic illness and cancer.

Arlene is currently working in partnership with the Sexual Assault Centre of Quinte District bringing QiGong to their Paths of Courage Residential Healing Retreat program for victims of sexual assault.   Heal – Transform – Become Empowered.

Arlene is passionate about her life’s work. She loves to integrate Eastern & Western theory and modalities to find the right balance to meet your wellness goals. Let Arlene’s many years of study and clinical practice assist you in achieving your optimal self: Body – Mind – Spirit. Be well.