The move to the country is working out for Jamie Morrison.
The veteran massage therapist opened up her new clinic on South Railway Street in late 2020. So far, she said, everything is moving in the right direction.
“It has been very good,” Morrison stated. “Business is getting busier now, mostly growing through word of mouth. Everything is working out very well.”
Morrison is in her twelfth year of massage therapy. She said she was interested in natural approaches to health care. It appealed to her in part because she knew people who were doctoring and not necessarily finding the solutions to their problems.
“They were looking for something for pain relief other than a pill.”
She was looking for a holistic approach to health care, and also did not want to go to school forever. Morrison did her schooling in Winnipeg at the Massage Therapy College of Manitoba, and said she fell in love with it quickly. She added she usually does a couple of courses a year to keep up with new ideas and techniques.
Morrison worked in Winnipeg for several years, and then was in Brandon at the Reactive Massage Therapy Clinic. She has been on her own for a few years now and wanted a change of scenery.
“I was looking for anywhere, looking in the Whiteshell, the Rocky Mountains,” Morrison explained. “I was looking for a change. I found a property, took a leap and moved to the country.”
The Teulon native said she is living in the Turtle Mountains about 20 minutes southwest of Boissevain. She also fell in love with her available office space on the main street in Boissevain.