Our beautiful wellness centre is located in the heart of the Headwaters region and offers the feeling of coming home. We believe that the journey to health begins with how you feel inside and out. Our centre reflects that. We offer you a community, a family and a place to come home to when you need it the most. We want you to feel your best so you can get back to leading a wholesome and fulfilling life.
We are a family of heart centred practitioners, healers and teachers that are deeply passionate about connecting body, mind and soul. At Headwaters Wellness our focus is on YOU. We care compassionately about all aspect of your wellness. True healing goes just beyond the physical and we are here to support your journey.
Headwaters Wellness is nestled in Alton, in the Hills of the Headwaters, surrounded by rolling hills, abundant rivers and waterfalls. Alton is a charming little village surrounded by the communities of Orangeville, Erin, Hillsburgh,Caledon Village, Belfountain & Inglewood.
Osteopathic Manual Practitioner
Nat Kipling, H. B.Kin, MOMSc
Nat Kipling is an Osteopathic Manual Therapist and Intuitive Healer. In fall 2015, Nat brought Headwaters Wellness to life with the intention of making it much more than a wellness clinic. The goal was to create a place that brings love and light to the healing process and emphasize the positive side of health…. “wellness”.
Nat fell in love with osteopathy many years ago and took the leap to return to school after it helped her eldest daughters colic. The premise of Osteopathy is to use gentle body work to facilitate the bodies own healing capacity (how mother nature intended). Nat brings a soulful approach to her practice and understands that healing is much deeper than just physical. She is dedicated to inspiring and empowering others to find health from within and lead a fulfilling life. Her goal with each treatment is to connect body to soul.
Nat is happy to call Alton her home and believes in the power of community. She fell in love with the community so much she decided to plant further roots here and open the doors to Headwaters Wellness. This decision has enabled her to be close to her young family as they grow and give back to the community. When she is not working she loves spending time with her family close to nature, especially on the water.
“The privilege of a lifetime is to become who you truly are”
~ C.G. Jung
Registered Massage Therapist
Catherine Battah, RMT
- Registered Massage Therapy
- Prenatal/Postnatal Massage
- Pediatric Massage Therapy
- Laser Therapy
- Myofascial Release Treatments
- Manual Lymphatic Drainage Treatments
- Private Infant Massage Instruction
- Lymphatic Drainage
“The heart to conceive, the understanding to direct, and the hand to execute”
Fae received her 350 hour certification from East to West Yoga in 2013. Her lifelong passion for ceremony, wellness and spirit has been an ideal match for teaching yoga. Her background as a healthcare provider gives a professional and intuitive sense of the body. Her belief in a balanced approach to the practice influences her classes with both active flow and passive restorative elements. Fae’s future plans include certification as a Therapeutic Yoga Specialist, Trauma Sensitive Yoga, and furthering her training in Therapeutic Touch. Always safe, sometimes humorous, Fae’s classes provide compassionate care to the body mind and spirit.
Sam Shepherd is a wife, small business owner and mother of 4. She founded Escarpment Outdoor Adventures with her husband Dave in 1996. Together it has been their mission to help clients balance mind, body and spirit through a mindful connection to themselves and nature. She wholeheartedly believes in yoga as a way of life, yoga is so much more than postures and breath work. Using this holistic philosophy, Sam incorporates mindfulness, meditation, breath work and yoga postures into each class. She especially enjoys teaching children the importance of mindfulness and compassion through meditation and yoga.
Sam is an outdoor enthusiast – a passion she shares with her family, friends and students. As the owner and operator of Escarpment Outdoor Adventures, she brings the joy of rock climbing, yoga and meditation to students of all ages across Southern Ontario. Her love for teaching comes from her time with EOA and as an avid yoga practitioner she has taken her natural abilities for teaching and brought them to the yoga studio. When Sam isn’t practicing yoga, meditation or teaching those around her, she is with her husband and four boys on outdoor adventures – canoe tripping, mountaineering, hiking and exploring.
Sam is a certified Reiki practitioner and has studied at the world renowned Nosara Yoga Institute. Sam is honoured to offer the NYI teachings and traditions to her students. She is someone you can laugh with and someone you can lean on for support and this support transcends into the classroom where she continuously supports her students of meditation, mindfulness and yoga – helping them find a practice that is meaningful and inspired; a practice that is for everyBODY.
Registered Holistic Nutritionist & Wellness Coach
Kristin is a registered holistic nutritionist and wellness coach, and a momma to one amazing little boy. She is passionate about her work in women’s wellness focusing on helping mommas and soulful entrepreneurs create vibrant health for themselves through self-care and soulful self-love. After years of yo-yo dieting, negative self-talk, being completely unhappy in how she looked and felt, and then having some health complications during her pregnancy she decided something needed to change. She shifted her mindset to a place of loving her body instead of hating it and wanting to get healthy instead of focusing on a number on a scale, and everything changed. Now she thrives on teaching other women tap into their soul, reconnect with their body by cultivating self-love, tune into their energy, establish a healthy relationship with food and learn how to create healthy self-care habits in a busy life. On social media and in her community she enjoys sharing a regular dose of holistically minded healthy lifestyle inspiration, recipes, conversation and tools on how to nourish our mind, body and soul. Kristin believes in keeping it real, sharing what it’s like to infuse healthy habits into the sometimes chaotic life of a self-employed momma. Her true mission is to help women feel vibrant, confident and joyful so that they can truly feel their best to give their best and shine their beautiful light in this world.
*Please note Kristin preforms Nutrition and Wellness Consults remotely via phone or video call