Program Instructor, Conductive Education
March of Dimes Canada
Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
Alyssa completed her BSc in Kinesiology at Dalhousie University with an interest and honours research focus on motor control under the direction of Dr. Heather Neyedli and Dr. Kevin LeBlanc. Following graduation she began combining her passions of human movement and working with people with disabilities at March of Dimes Canada. Here she has also completed her certificate in Conductive Education through the University of Birmingham to practice as a Multidisciplinary Conductor. Alyssa now provides Conductive Education programming to children and youth with neuromuscular conditions as well as adaptive exercise programming and GRASP (Graded Repetitive Arm Supplementary Program) to adults who have had a stroke and/or brain injury. Alyssa's passion lies in supporting individuals with neuromuscular conditions harness their potential and provide them with knowledge, education and community-based support for greater independence and re/habilitation.
I do not have any relevant financial / non-financial relationships with any proprietary interests.
Thursday, November 10, 2022
1:30 PM – 2:45 PM