Our Team

All of our therapists are experts in their fields bringing a wealth of knowledge to the Clinic and our clients. They work as a team to ensure that you choose the optimal therapy or combination of therapies for your particular health needs. Our client-focused approach and compassion will help you achieve a healthier you.​

Tara Huddlestone

Clinic Director & RMT

Tara is the new driving force of Palmer Massage Therapy Clinic as The Clinical Director.

Tara is a graduate of The Institute of Complementary and Alternative Therapies.   She also has a Diploma in Sports Management and is Certified in Therapeutic Ultrasound, TENS Machine, Sports Massage Therapy, Spider Tech Kinesiology Taping and Hot Rock Therapy.

She has an extensive background in athletics including participation at The Provincial Level, Coaching, Exercise Program Development and Event Coordination.

As an experienced RMT Tara is fully committed to helping and supporting clients in achieving their goals towards optimal health and balance.

Nicola Havenga


Graduating from the Canadian College of Massage and Hydrotherapy in 2010, Nicola has gone on to work in a variety of different settings. From multidisciplinary clinics to luxury hotel Spa’s in Canada and South Africa. She has done additional training in Deep Tissue Massage as well as Fascial Release techniques.

Her experiences have helped her grow a lot as a therapist to find a style of massage between relief and relaxation.

Jinyan(Diana) Jin


She graduated from the 2200 hour Massage Therapy program and is an active member of the College Of Massage Therapists of Ontario. She specializes in therapeutic massage using both Swedish Massage and Deep Tissue Techniques. Since 2010. Her goal of helping everyone who comes to see her is still her goal today. Her clinical experience includes treating different conditions that are related to stress, overuse, posture and injury, including neck/ back pain, muscle spasm, pregnancy, muscle strain/sprain, plantar fasciitis, tendinitis, headaches, scoliosis, sciatic nerve pain, pirifirmis syndrome, fibromyalgia and carpal tunnel syndrome.

Diana has done additional training in the use of ultrasound and tens machines therapies, as well as the application of hot stone massage for chronic muscle stiffness and full body. 

Lidia Palmer


Lidia Palmer was the driving force of the Clinic and a Registered Massage Therapist for over 22 years. Lidia has recently retired from the profession and passed the clinic over to a long time therapist – Tara Huddlestone!