Tania Silletta, Founder
Certified Chair Yoga instructor
After completing her Bachelor's degree with specialization in Therapeutic Recreation at Concordia University (Montreal, Quebec) in 2010, along with a variety of other sports and fitness certifications, Tania has since gained great experience in helping individuals reach their health goals and therefore enhancing their overall quality of life by offering accessible and inclusive fitness and recreation opportunities.
Tania founded Bloom Therapeutic Recreation & Fitness in 2018 out of passion for inclusiveness in sports and recreation. She has been teaching seated yoga (chair yoga since 2018 with a variety of populations such as older adults, post-stroke patients, individuals with acquired brain injuries (ABI) and developmental disabilities.
Also a military spouse, Tania has had the opportunity to live in different cities across Canada while supporting her husband in his military career. Practicing her profession and working in different provinces, allowed her to strengthen her experience with various clienteles, from older adults living in long term care facilities to grassroots para-ski programs, as well as community based resource centers.
*Note that the Recreation therapist is a member of Therapeutic recreation Ontario (TRO) as well as the Canadian Therapeutic recreation association (CTRA).
Adaptive Physical Activity Specialist
Kelsey Completed her B.Sc. in Human Kinetics from St-Francis-Xavier University and an International Masters of Adaptive Physical activity from the University of Leuven in Belgium.
She has been involved with a variety of of programs involving individuals of all abilities in adaptive sports around the world, including with the International Paralympic committee.
Kelsey also instructed different sports classes adapted for all kinds of disability, such as low-organized games for manual wheelchair users, Boccia for electric wheelchair users, Zumba for people who have visual impairments and movement disorders, as well as a square-dancing
class opened for everyone at
the Leuven adaptive sports camp.
She is a young professional who is filled with passion and kindness, and she is without a doubt an essential part of our team!
*Note that the Adaptive physical activity specialist is also a candidate for Canadian Society for Exercise Physiology certificate.
Recreation Therapist Aide
Jessica recently graduated from McGill University with a Bachelor of Science majoring in physiology, and I will be beginning a nursing degree come fall 2020.
She has gained valuable experience working in a 1 year Mission program with Net Canada and involved as a volunteer at the Civic Hospital and CHEO working once a week with children diagnosed with cancer who have been admitted to the hospital.
She is a dedicated, intelligent, hardworking student looking to use her knowledge obtained from her physiology degree to make a difference in the medical and health field.