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Where Healing Begins, and Wellness Flourishes

At ReFitMTL, we’re more than just a wellness center; we’re a community dedicated to fostering holistic health and well-being.

About Us

We are a unique physical therapy clinic.

Our approach combines cutting-edge techniques with personalized care, ensuring each client's journey is both transformative and sustainable.

Why Choose ReFitMTL?

  • Personalized Care: Our services are tailored to meet your unique needs and goals, ensuring a personalized approach to wellness.
  • Expert Team: Our team consists of highly qualified and passionate professionals, each specializing in their respective fields.
  • Full Body Approach: We address health and wellness from a holistic perspective, integrating physical, mental, and emotional aspects into our programs.
  • Commitment to Excellence: This is evident in the quality of our services, the dedication of our team, and the positive outcomes experienced by our clients.
Our services

ReFitMTL Services

Be Activated Therapy

Unlock Your Body’s Full Potential with Be Activated Therapy

Discover the transformative power of Be Activated Therapy, a revolutionary technique embraced by elite athletes, celebrities, and health enthusiasts worldwide. Jesse, a certified Be Activated practitioner, is here to guide you through a journey of physical and mental rejuvenation.

Why Be Activated?

Be Activated Therapy addresses the root causes of bodily dysfunction, chronic pain, and stress by prioritizing your body’s essential needs: breathing and movement. It’s a holistic approach that seeks to rebalance your body, ensuring it functions efficiently and harmoniously.

How It Works

Our method begins with a comprehensive assessment of your current physical state, utilizing muscle resistance, strength, and flexibility tests. Jesse will then guide you through targeted activations to correct your breathing and realign your body’s sequencing patterns. This process not only enhances your physical performance but also promotes stress relief and energy restoration.


Benefits of Be Activated Therapy

  • Enhanced Performance: Elevate your athletic abilities and daily function.
  • Stress Management: Achieve a profound sense of relaxation and mental clarity.
  • Chronic Pain Relief: Address the root of your pain for lasting relief.
  • Improved Flexibility and Strength: Unlock your body’s full range of motion and power.

Join the Revolution

Embark on a transformative journey with Jesse and experience the multitude of benefits that Be Activated Therapy offers. Whether you’re looking to enhance your athletic performance, manage stress, or find relief from chronic pain, Jesse’s expertise will help you achieve your health and wellness goals.

Book Your Session Today

Don’t wait to reclaim your body’s full potential. Schedule your Be Activated session with Jesse now and take the first step towards optimal health and performance. Contact us to book your session and unlock a new level of well-being.

Rediscover your body’s innate strength and vitality with Jesse and Be Activated Therapy. Let’s activate your path to wellness together.

Athletic Therapy

Athletic therapy at ReFitMTL encompasses a comprehensive approach to optimizing physical performance, preventing injuries, and facilitating recovery.
Drawing on its extensive experience and expertise, ReFitMTL tailors athletic therapy sessions to meet each client’s individual needs and goals, whether they are professional athletes, fitness enthusiasts, or individuals seeking to improve their overall health and well-being. Here’s what athletic therapy at ReFitMTL might entail:
  • Injury Assessment: We begin by conducting a thorough assessment to identify any musculoskeletal imbalances, movement dysfunctions, or areas of concern. Using hands-on evaluation techniques, functional movement assessments, and specialized tests, we gain insight into the root cause of any issues affecting the client’s performance or causing discomfort.
  • Treatment and Rehabilitation: Based on the assessment, we develop a customized treatment plan to address the client’s specific needs. This can include a combination of manual therapy techniques, such as joint manipulation, soft tissue mobilization, and therapeutic exercises to improve mobility, stability, and strength. Jesse utilizes evidence-based practices to promote tissue healing, reduce pain, and restore optimal function.
  • Exercise Prescription: Together, we design targeted exercise programs tailored to the client’s goals, whether it’s improving athletic performance, rehabilitating from an injury, or enhancing overall fitness. These programs may include strength training, flexibility exercises, functional movements, and sport-specific drills to address weaknesses, improve biomechanics, and prevent future injuries.
  • Injury Prevention: In addition to rehabilitation, Athletic Therapy emphasizes injury prevention strategies to help clients reduce their risk of injury and enhance their resilience. This may involve education on proper biomechanics, ergonomics, and movement patterns and implementing corrective exercises and injury prevention protocols to address underlying imbalances and weaknesses.
  • Return-to-Activity Planning: For clients recovering from injury or surgery, ReFitMTL will assist with developing gradual return-to-activity plans to safely reintegrate them into their sport or physical activities. This may involve progressive loading, conditioning drills, and functional testing to ensure readiness and minimize re-injury risk.
  • Performance Enhancement: For athletes looking to optimize their performance, the athletic therapists at ReFitMTL offer specialized training programs focused on enhancing strength, speed, agility, power, and endurance. We help athletes maximize their athletic potential and achieve their competitive goals through targeted training interventions and sport-specific conditioning.

Benefits of Athletic Therapy

  • Tailored to Individual Needs: Sessions are customized to each client, whether you’re a professional athlete, fitness enthusiast, or seeking general well-being.
  • Comprehensive Injury Assessment: Thorough evaluations identify musculoskeletal imbalances and movement dysfunctions, targeting the root cause of issues.
  • Customized Treatment Plans: Combines manual therapy, therapeutic exercises, and evidence-based practices to promote healing, reduce pain, and restore function.
  • Targeted Exercise Programs: Designed to meet personal goals, these programs improve performance, rehabilitate injuries, and enhance overall fitness.
  • Injury Prevention Strategies: Focus on reducing injury risks through biomechanics education, ergonomic advice, and corrective exercises.
  • Guided Return-to-Activity: Develops gradual plans for safely reintegrating into sports or physical activities post-injury or surgery.
  • Performance Enhancement: Offers specialized training to boost strength, speed, agility, and endurance for peak athletic performance.

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Throughout the process, ReFitMTL remains committed to providing personalized care, ongoing support, and evidence-based interventions to empower clients to reach their full potential and lead active, healthy lifestyles. Athletic therapy plays a vital role in helping clients achieve their goals, overcome obstacles, and thrive in their athletic pursuits by combining our expertise in injury management, rehabilitation, and performance enhancement.

Swedish Massage

Experience Tranquility with a Swedish Massage!
Dive into a world of relaxation and rejuvenation as we unravel the wonders of Swedish Massage.

What is Swedish Massage?

Swedish Massage is a gentle yet effective therapeutic technique that focuses on promoting relaxation, easing tension, and improving circulation throughout the body.

Benefits You’ll Love

  • Stress Relief: Let go of tension and worries as gentle strokes soothe your muscles and calm your mind.
  • Improved Circulation: Enhance blood flow, promoting oxygenation of tissues and aids in removing from the body.
  • Muscle Relaxation: Experience deep relaxation as the massage targets muscle knots and tightness, promoting flexibility and mobility.
  • Mental Clarity: Rejuvenate your mind and spirit as the massage eases mental fatigue, leaving you feeling refreshed and revitalized.

The Swedish Massage Experience

Indulge in a serene environment as our skilled therapists use a combination of long, flowing strokes, kneading, and gentle pressure to provide you with the ultimate relaxation experience.

Ready to Elevate Your Well-being?

Embark on a journey to inner peace and tranquility. Book your Swedish Massage today and treat yourself to the relaxation you deserve. Your body will thank you!

Deep Tissue Massage

Unwind and Heal with Deep Tissue Massage!

Step into a world of relaxation and rejuvenation as we dive into the transformative benefits of deep tissue massage.

What is Deep Tissue Massage?

Deep tissue massage is a therapeutic technique focusing specifically on realigning the deeper layers of muscles and connective tissue. It’s designed to target chronic muscle tension, aiding in stress relief and promoting overall well-being.

How it Works

Our skilled therapists use firm pressure and slow strokes to reach deeper layers of muscles. This technique allows for the release of tension and encourages blood flow, promoting healing and revitalization.

Benefits You’ll Love

  • Relieves Chronic Pain: Say goodbye to persistent aches and pains as deep tissue massage targets and alleviates tension in specific muscle groups.
  • Stress Reduction: Unwind from the demands of daily life as the massage promotes relaxation, reducing stress hormones and enhancing mood.
  • Improved Posture: Release muscle knots and tightness to enhance your posture, supporting a healthier and more comfortable alignment.
  • Enhanced Flexibility: Experience increased range of motion and flexibility as deep tissue massage works to break down adhesions and improve muscle elasticity.

Ready to Transform Your Well-being?

Take the first step towards a healthier, more relaxed you! Book your deep tissue massage now and experience the soothing benefits firsthand. Your body deserves it!

Yoga Therapy

Yoga Therapy is for you if you want to be seen and heard.

What is Your Yoga Your Way?

Awareness of how you move, breathe and feel. Learning to listen to the language of your body. Achieving your wellness goals both on and off the mat! Using a yoga therapy framework you will develop resources that deepen your understanding of your own body and mind. Gain the results of:
  • Deep relaxation
  • Reduced stress and anxiety
  • Increased energy levels
  • Enhanced quality of sleep
  • Improved mental clarity
  • Balanced hormone levels, physical and mental well being
No yoga experience is necessary Discover how we can work together, private 1:1 sessions and small group classes available. Email, calmwamy@gmail.com Here is a 3min video to give you a taste of what a class could look like, enjoy! Your Yoga Your Way prides itself on offering an inclusive and gender equality friendly space.


Essentrics is a dynamic stretch program that revolutionizes how you stretch and strengthen your body.

With Steph as your guide, you’ll embark on a journey to rebalance all 650 muscles, rejuvenate your bones, joints, and fascia, and unlock your body’s full potential.


How Essentrics Works

Essentrics is a revolutionary stretching and strengthening program led by Steph, designed to rebalance all 650 muscles in your body. This program focuses on rejuvenating your bones, joints, and fascia, unlocking your body’s full potential for movement and strength. Through a series of dynamic stretches and movements, Essentrics aims to enhance your body’s flexibility, mobility, and overall health.


Benefits of Essentrics

  • Enhanced Flexibility and Range of Motion: Experience a newfound freedom of movement as Essentrics targets all joints, increasing flexibility and range of motion throughout your entire body.
  • Injury Prevention and Pain Relief: Say goodbye to discomfort and hello to relief. Essentrics is renowned for alleviating pain associated with injuries and aging, offering both preventative measures and effective rehabilitation for conditions like back pain.
  • Improved Balance and Mobility: Restore balance and enhance mobility as Essentrics targets tight fascia and connective tissue, promoting fluid movement and agility in everyday life and sports activities.
  • Increased Agility and Speed: Whether you’re an athlete or simply seeking to navigate life with greater ease, Essentrics boosts agility and speed, empowering you to move with confidence and grace.
  • Bone Density Enhancement: Strengthen your bones and combat osteoporosis with Essentrics’ bone-stimulating exercises, promoting optimal bone density and long-term skeletal health.
  • Core and Spine Strengthening: Achieve a strong, resilient core and spine through targeted Essentrics movements, fostering stability, posture, and overall vitality.

Get Started Today

Embrace the transformative power of Essentrics with Steph as your guide. Whether you’re seeking to improve your physical health, recover from an injury, or enhance your athletic performance, Essentrics provides a comprehensive approach to achieving your health and fitness goals. Start your journey to a more balanced, pain-free, and vibrant life with Essentrics today.

Fascial Stretching

Elevate Your Performance with Fascial Stretching
Unlock the secret to supreme flexibility, pain relief, and enhanced movement with Fascial Stretching at ReFitMTL. Our certified specialists employ this cutting-edge technique to elevate your physical capabilities, ensuring you achieve your peak performance.

What Is Fascial Stretching

Fascial Stretching is a transformative table-based assisted stretching method that zeroes in on your fascia and joint capsules. This innovative approach is designed to optimize strength, flexibility, pain alleviation, and performance. By targeting the intricate layers of connective tissue surrounding your muscles, joints, organs, and bones, Fascial Stretching orchestrates a harmonious movement symphony throughout your body. Incorporating breath techniques and gentle traction, it guides your joints through their natural, pain-free ranges, ensuring a comprehensive and rejuvenating stretch.

How It Works

Fascial Stretching transcends traditional stretching by focusing on the entire muscle fascia chains rather than isolating individual muscles. Imagine being in a stretch, then extending and expanding in multiple directions—this multidirectional stretching not only enhances your flexibility but also aligns your collagen fibers into a cohesive, grid-like structure. Through these dynamic movements, Fascial Stretching promotes an integrated approach to stretching, strengthening, and mobilization, unlocking unparalleled freedom of movement.

Benefits Of Fascial Stretching

  • Enhanced Recovery: By improving blood flow to overworked muscles, Fascial Stretching helps you bounce back faster from intense training, reducing soreness and fatigue.
  • Peak Performance: Whether you aim to run faster, lift heavier, or boost your endurance, Fascial Stretching is your gateway to elevated athletic prowess.
  • Superior Coordination and Flexibility: Discover a new level of agility and range of motion, allowing for smoother, more efficient movements.

Join the Movement Revolution

Step into a world of improved performance, flexibility, and pain-free living with Fascial Stretching at ReFitMTL. Our expert practitioners are here to guide you through a tailored FST session, designed to meet your unique needs and goals.

Book Your Fascial Stretch Session Today

Don’t let limitations hold you back. Schedule your Fascial Stretching session now and start unlocking your body’s full potential. Contact ReFitMTL to embark on your journey to peak performance and well-being.


Join us for an exhilarating fitness class that combines the dynamic intensity of HIIT (High-Intensity Interval Training) with targeted strength and conditioning exercises.

Designed to push your limits and maximize calorie burn, HiitFit offers a high-energy workout that delivers results.

How It Works

Each session is carefully crafted to challenge your cardiovascular endurance, boost metabolism, and sculpt lean muscle, all in a supportive and motivating atmosphere. With a mix of heart-pumping cardio intervals and strength-focused circuits, HiitFit promises to elevate your fitness level and leave you feeling empowered and energized.

Benefits Of HiitFit

  • Maximized Calorie Burn: High-intensity intervals boost your metabolism, ultimately leading to increased calorie burn both during and after the workout.
  • Improved Cardiovascular Health: Challenges your heart and lungs, improving overall cardiovascular endurance and efficiency.
  • Lean Muscle Sculpting: Combines strength training with cardio to tone and build lean muscle, enhancing muscular strength and definition.
  • Efficiency: Offers a full-body workout in a shorter amount of time, making it ideal for busy schedules.
  • Boosted Metabolism: The intensity of the workout increases your metabolic rate. This burns more calories throughout the day after you’re done exercising.
  • Enhanced Athletic Performance: Improves speed, agility, and endurance, benefiting your performance in various sports and physical activities.
  • Increased Energy: Regular participation can lead to higher energy levels and improved mood due to the release of endorphins.
  • Supportive Environment: Work out in a motivating atmosphere that encourages you to push past your perceived limits.
  • Dynamic Workouts: No two sessions are the same, keeping your fitness routine exciting and challenging.

Start HiitFit Today

Whether you’re a fitness enthusiast looking to take your workouts to the next level or a newcomer seeking an effective and efficient way to get in shape, HiitFit is the class for you. Join us and unleash your full potential with HiitFit!
Our Team

Meet the Team


Jesse Whyte CAT(C), ANQ, M.Sc, B.Sc

Certified Be Activated Specialist and Athletic Therapist

With 20 years of experience, Jesse is a skilled therapist dedicated to enhancing health and fitness. He specializes in cancer treatment support, elderly strength building, and active lifestyle encouragement and holds a master’s degree in Breast Cancer-Related Lymphedema from Concordia University.


Known for his compassionate approach, Jesse’s expertise spans cancer rehabilitation, sarcopenic conditioning, concussion management, and injury prevention. Committed to helping clients overcome challenges, Jesse offers transformative care for those looking to improve their health and well-being.

Sabrina Manolakos

Sabrina Manolakos CAT(C), M.Sc.

Athletic Therapist

Sabrina Manolakos’s path to becoming an athletic therapist was shaped at 14, following a significant knee injury and subsequent ACL repair that sparked her interest in rehabilitation. A graduate of Concordia University with Honours in Athletic Therapy and a certified massage therapist, Sabrina offers a holistic approach to recovery and wellness. She has extensive experience working with clients across all ages and activity levels, aiming to help them recover from injuries, prevent future ones, and improve their overall strength and conditioning.


Sabrina is particularly passionate about working with children, leading kids’ group classes to instill fundamental movement skills and a lifelong appreciation for physical activity. Her specialties include strength and conditioning, musculoskeletal injury prevention and rehabilitation, children’s movement skills, and massage therapy.

Amy Samsonovitch

Your Yoga, Your Way with Amy

Amy Samsonovitch is a yoga therapist who offers personalized one-on-one sessions and small group classes. Her approach emphasizes growth and self-awareness through lived experiences. She guides students in movement awareness, breath tuning, and mindfulness. Her gentle method encourages a full-body experience, fostering clarity and presence.


Holding a Therapeutic Yoga Accreditation and a 500hrRYT Certification, Amy’s background includes an undergraduate degree in Applied Human Sciences from Concordia University. Passionate about wellness, her journey into yoga began after two concussions, leading her to Mindfulness Meditation. Amy’s education includes courses in Mindfulness Self Compassion and Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction, continuously exploring the mind-body connection.

Jacquie Camley

Jacquie Camley

Certified Athletic Therapist

Jacquie Camley (she/her) has been a Certified Athletic Therapist since 2012, with a degree from Sheridan College, Ontario, and an MSc in Kinesiology & Physiology specializing in Athletic Training from the University of Florida. Beyond her clinical work at ReFit, she’s a senior lecturer in the Athletic Therapy program at Concordia University.


Committed to creating an inclusive environment, Jacqueline’s approach centers on understanding the interconnectedness of the body. She focuses on identifying the root causes of pain and challenges, employing diverse movement strategies to enhance mobility and performance. Jacqueline is dedicated to helping clients achieve their goals and reintegrate purposeful movement into their daily lives.

Rob Cote

Your Endurance Sports Enthusiast and Wellness Coach

Rob Cote is not just a fitness expert but a passionate endurance athlete, coach, and wellness advocate. With five participations in the Hawaii Ironman and four in the Boston Marathon, Rob’s dedication to excellence is evident. With 17 years as a master swim coach, he has propelled many athletes to their peak performances. Bringing over 30 years of experience as a personal trainer, Rob has a profound impact on individuals aiming for fitness and health goals.


He has also specialized in Fascial Stretch Therapy for eight years, enhancing client flexibility, reducing pain, and optimizing movement. Rob offers transformative experiences for those pursuing athletic achievements, fitness journeys, or seeking to improve their overall well-being.

Stephanie Hurlburt

Your Level 3 Essentrics Trainer

Stephanie Hurlburt’s path to Essentrics began in 2016 as a journey to overcome chronic back pain from an injury. Discovering both solace and healing, she transitioned from a social work career at the Montreal Children’s Hospital to pursue Essentrics teaching full-time in 2019. Stephanie’s teaching is fueled by a deep passion for Essentrics, marked by enthusiasm and dedication, making her classes accessible to all fitness levels and ages.


She creates a welcoming environment where exercise becomes a joyful, connecting experience. At ReFit, Stephanie offers a range of Essentrics classes, including group, semi-private, and private sessions, providing personalized attention to ensure everyone can thrive.


Client Testimonials

Sabrina Manolakos is an EXCELLENT athletic therapist. I'm no athlete but Sabrina has saved my back from debilitating pain and discomfort. I have been benefiting from Sabrina's massages for months and she is, by far, the BEST massage therapist I have ever experienced. Very professional and experienced. I VERY HIGHLY recommend her.


My friend and I train with Sabrina for over a year now. She's a great athletic therapist and trainer! She's attentive to our needs and is very knowledgeable; she can always explain the benefits of an exercise and how to prevent an injury. I've had great results since training with her and would definitely recommend her to family and friends!

Marie-Anne Dinh

My kid started with Sabrina during the pandemic. She is highly professional and respectful. She is great with kids for all abilities. My kid significantly improved her gross motor skills. She gives advance notice if she needs to reschedule our session. She goes above and beyond in order for my kid to stay engaged with her sessions. Highly recommended!


Jamie Evangelista

Started seeing Sabrina about a year and a half ago. Started off new to strength training. Now I am going to the gym 3 times a week. Sabrina is very knowledgeable. She tailors programs to your individual needs while always being conscious of avoiding injury but also making the program fun and challenging. Would highly recommend. Thanks Sabrina!

Liz Kope

Been seeing Jesse for rehab of an older injury and working with him has greatly helped my confidence. He listens closely and thinks a lot about how to progress you in a way that suits your circumstances. Highly recommend.

Adriano D'Angelo

Email Address


141 Westminster Ave N, Montreal
West, QC H4X1Z3, Canada

Hours of Operation:

Monday: 10:00am – 8:00pm

Tuesday: 7:00am – 8:00pm

Wednesday: 10:00am – 6:00pm

Thursday: 7:00am – 8:00pm

Friday: 11:00am – 5:00pm

Saturday: 11:00am – 5:00pm

Sunday: Closed

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