Massage Therapy

Seeking Roots Wellness is not your average massage clinic

"Here at SRW, my goal is to help those who have been suffering with chronic long-term pain for years, find long lasting relief."

Are you:

  • Experiencing chronic stress and pain in your body?
  • Tired of the treatments that don't work?
  • Discouraged by health care professionals that don't listen to you and gloss over your pain, telling you it's all in your head?
  • READY for a comprehensive action plan that gives you long- lasting relief, typical massage or passive therapy can not give you?

I recognize that your pain carries an important message. 

Where other health professionals have already done everything in the book to silence and suppress your pain, I have the unique ability to help you hear, perhaps for the first time, the important message carried in your pain. By learning how to honor this message, you will discover new and unexpected possibilities for your wellness.

My name is Lana Cummings, and I'm so glad we've found each other.

Very early on in my career, it became clear to me that typical massage therapy does not offer the clarity or support that chronic pain patients need. Today, as an RMT, Exercise & BodyMind Coach, I can offer you an amazing massage and exercise treatment plan that will teach you how to pivot out of your pain and stress and and enjoy a pain-free life of comfort and ease.

Initial Massage Therapy Session 75 minutes $135 


Intake Consult - Here we discuss your pain, stress and struggles at length and chat about your goals and objectives with regards to treatment. 

Physical Assessment -  This helps me see how your body moves in function and dysfunction in relation to your pain and stress. 

Massage Therapy - You will receive a massage treatment using my own unique brand of myofascial and mobilizing techniques that help me get deep into the tissues and release stubborn adhesions and restrictions that typical massage techniques do not address. 

Self-Care - After releasing some of the restrictions and tension in your body, you will l receive an aligned homework assignment that will help keep you feeling good until our next session. 

Post Treatment Consult - In the last portion of our time together, we will discuss your next best steps and treatment plan options moving forward.


Basic Treatment plans are created for every client that comes in, whether they want long-term relief from chronic pain or general relaxation and stress relief. 

Each session in the treatment plan include assessments/re-assessments, clinical massage therapy (which can include the typical general Swedish massage/relaxation and/or non-Swedish massage techniques, such as my own unique style of mobilizing-myofascial release techniques, fascial release and frictions) and exercise routines or self-care.

Most treatment plans seek to follow 3 stages of care

a) Mobilization Stage - This includes massage treatments that focus on mobilizing joint stiffness, reducing superficial muscle & fascia tension and giving passive/ active stretches or isometric exercises. This stage typically takes 2 weeks to complete. 

 b) Stabilization Stage - This includes massage treatments that reduce intermediate layers of tension and tone and correct imbalances in muscle tone and function. Exercises in this stage would focus on light resistance training using exercise bands or the exercise ball. This stage can last anywhere from 2 - 6 weeks, depending on complexity of pain and commitment of client to do the work.

c) Functional Strengthening Stage - This stage releases and deep restrictions in the myofascial system and maintains overall healthy tone in the muscles, fascial function and joint mobilization. Exercise in this stage would increase the strength of the band and focus on returning client to functional activities of daily life using bands, exercise ball, workout equipment or strength training activities, such as boxing. This stage can take between 2- 4 weeks and is a great stepping stone to implementing the client's independent exercise of choice.

After these three stages are complete, I typically recommend clients only return for "tune ups" every 3-4 months, or as needed. At this point, they are well equipped to handle most acute issues that come their way by applying the exercises given in each stage of their treatment plan.

This allows clients to control of their health care on their own terms without being stuck on the massage merry-go-round.

However, in order to achieve long-term results, it is recommended to commit to completing each of these stages. Once we've determined the cause and created a treatment plan, it is up to you to follow through to see results.


Since my style of treatment does require some amount of commitment on the client's part, I offer a few little extras to help clients be successful in reaching their goals. For example, I will often take video of the client doing the given exercise routine in the session on their phone. This helps them remember the exercises once they arrive at home. I can also email clients their exercise routines, which opens the option for direct communication with me in regards to any issues that arise in between sessions. I find these little things can make big difference in helping them stay on track. Email reminders are also available so clients don't forget their upcoming appointments, as well as follow up emails to remind them to book a session if they don't book in advance.

This type of basic treatment plan is organized just like typical massage appointments where the client has total control of their schedule, is accountable to themselves and would be responsible for staying on track with appointments and homework. 

Want More?

If a client would prefer more one-on-one support and accountability to achieve their goals quickly & effectively, they may book a FREE DISCOVERY CALL to request to join a personalized chronic pain relief program. This program offers individualized treatment plans that include weekly massage sessions, exercise coaching & personalized support, as well as BodyMind coaching and other bonuses, all within a pre-determined container of support. More details are mentioned in the tab below.


Treatment plans for chronic pain are structured as a 6 -12 week container of support, designed to hold space and support you while you actively achieve your health goals. They are designed for those who have had chronic pain for 3 months or longer and have a strong desire to live a pain-free life.

These treatment plans include clinical massage therapy, exercise coaching, and access to the BodyMind Connection online course, as well as intermittent check-in communication and support in-between sessions, a personalized exercise program, self-care routines and other digital resources, that will help you stay motivated, informed and on track with your home care.

This type of treatment plan structure creates an environment for safe, effective, supportive recovery that minimizes the risk of "falling off track", a common issue hindering the success of typical massage treatment plans. It also provides one-on-one care and coaching that is not offered at any other massage clinic in Canada.

One of the most valuable and unusual aspects of the program is the infusion of the BodyMind Connection Method. This specialized training helps you break old habits and patterns that are keeping you stuck in pain and teaches you how to create new healthy functional patterns that support and sustain you for the long term.

This uniquely designed program set a gold standard for treatment for massage therapists in Canada, and can provide long lasting and powerful results.

Fees for this program are individualized and will be determined during the discovery call.



45 Min. Session  $85 (Includes Tax)

75 Min. Session $135 (Includes Tax)


Program fees are determined during the discovery call, however, they typically start at $997 + tax which include a minimum of 6 sessions @ 90+ minutes each + 12 week BodyMind Connection online course + all Bonuses mentioned above.

Since the purpose of the program is to help committed clients find long-term results from chronic pain and stress as quickly as possible, there are some guidelines that must be agreed upon for the program to work effectively.

Here is the fine print.

Each session is 90 minutes or more in length and includes the above mentioned outline. Typically the appointments are booked once a week or bi-weekly and all sessions must be completed within the agreed upon time frame. Payment in full is required before the start of the program. To keep clients committed to getting better and help them stay on track, we do not allow make-up or rescheduled appointments and we do not offer refunds or returns of any kind. However, we do take the time we need to make sure the program is the right fit for all parties before registration to ensure the best results. We do not guarantee results as there are too many factors to consider outside of our environment of care but rest assured, if the work is put in, the results will be notable.

Payment for programs can be made via e-transfer, cheque, cash or credit card.


Booking Details

Receipts for insurance will be provided. Payments via cash or e-transfer only at this time and can be paid upon arrival. Online booking is available. Please fill out the Massage Therapy Intake & Consent Form when booking to speed up the intake process during your first session. Arrival information will be noted on your confirmation email.

Late Cancellations & No-Shows

I do my very best to be on time and prepared for your appointment. I ask that you do the same. Please respect my time and the time of other clients by being on time for your session and book all appointments when you know you will be available. Please do not book if you are on-call or if you may possibly be called into work or called away. If you are late for your appointment, the treatment will end at the original time allotted. 

All cancellations must be made 18 hours before your appointment time. Any late cancellations or no shows less than 18 hours before your appointment, will be charged a 100% cancellation fee

The cancellation policy also applies to rescheduled appointments. Once an appointment is rescheduled (for any reason), the cancellation policy is then in place for that appointment and 18 hours notice is required. If the appointment was rescheduled within the 18 hour time frame it is then considered confirmed and any last minute cancellation will be subject to the cancellation fee, exceptions being within the first hour after rescheduling.

Otherwise, true emergencies are the exception. If you begin to feel sick the evening before your appointment, please text me as soon as possible at 416-346-7607 to let me know you won't be coming in for your appointment the next day due to sickness. No charges will be applied in this case. Forgetting your appointment or late cancellations due to scheduling conflicts will be charged the 100% cancellation fee. After 3 late cancellations or no-shows, you will be discharged and no longer able to book appointments.

As the practitioner, I alone will determine the charges applied per cancellation and I reserve the right to make changes to the cancellation policy at any time and for any reason. All changes will be posted on this site.

COVID-19 Policy

The clinic space will be cleaned and sanitized according to public health protocols for RMT's prior to each appoinment. Masks are never required for healthy clients or practitioners, but you are welcome to wear one if you chose. If you have any cold or flu symptoms and your appointment is within the first 48 of the onset of symptoms, please reschedule your appointment, as masks may not be worn as an alternative. If you are immunocompromised and need any further precautions, please let me know before the day of your appointment. You are not required to share your vaccine status with me, however, I may ask about it if you are showing signs of vaccine reaction/complications when we discuss your health history. This is only to give you the appropriate treatment or recommendations and will be charted as such. This information will not be shared with anyone unless I have your expressed written consent.

For more information or to chat with me before booking, please book a free Discovery Call. 

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