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D.A.R.E to Heal

Previously called Discover to Recover (DTR)

12week online pain care program.  The next session starts:


March 11th, 2024

(25) variety in DTR makes program specia

Hear  how  DARE changed Lisa's life


 Your pain is 100% REAL

 Pain is CHANGEABLE no matter how long it's been there


 No need for pain to be gone before ENJOYING life 


You do not have to  ‘just learn to live with it'


Regardless of the cause of your pain, working with every part of who you are is essential ( you are more than just a physical body) 

Regardless of what diagnosis you do or don’t have, there is always something that can be done. Pain can change.

The body has an amazing capacity to heal and it is never too late

to teach your system to turn down the protective mechanisms and stop producing pain.  

Learn to work with your pain and get the tools needed to start changing it today.

The D.A.R.E to Heal program

  • Empowers you to take control of your own pain, your own health

  • Is a place where you will be heard & believed, always

  • Offers a supportive community that validates your experiences 

  • Can be accessed from the comfort of your own home at your convenience

  • Can be done in your pj's from bed when that is all you can manage

  • Educates you about current pain neuroscience concepts in an easy-to-digest, practical way

  • Helps to make sense of conflicting information & advice 

  • Clarifies what is going on in your body:

    • How pain works

    • How & why your system reacts the way it does

    • How you can influence and change the way your protective systems react & respond

    • How you can change your pain by working WITH it rather than fighting or ignoring it

  • Demystifies how pain can be so unpleasant and challenging even though you can’t ‘see’ it

  • Clarifies how it is that your pain level and what shows up on an MRI, X-ray or other tests, don’t seem to line up 

  • Offers a community that listens to, supports and encourages each other


I've kept up with the research and done the legwork so you don't have to!

I've listened to your stories & I feel your pain. 

As an Osteopath who works with those  in pain and as someone who lives with pain herself

I've considered everything that makes living with pain difficult

and designed this program with YOU in mind.

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In this program, fresh content is unlocked each week for 12 weeks.  You'll receive new:

  • Pain care nuggets

  • Movement snacks

  • Breath practice

  • Mindfulness / awareness practice

  • Nervous system regulation practice (vagal tone)

  • Journal prompt

  • Curiosity exploration


Also included:

  • 6 LIVE group coaching calls (NB: A recording of all LIVES will be available in your library for the duration of the program)

  • Private community to share the journey with others in the program.   Exclusive to past and current D.A.R.E members only (on Facebook).

Also included:

  • Weekly email reminders and inspiration


  • Access to review & revisit the content in any way you choose for one full year


  • D.A.R.E. checklist

  • Sleep hygiene PDF

  • Morning 'motion is lotion' video

  • Toilet Spine Spirals video

  • Dry brushing PDF

  • "Shake it Off" video

  • Set Yourself Up for Success PDF & video

  • Suggested Props PDF

  • Play vs Work Mindset video

  • To Plan or Not to Plan video

$474 CAD
(tax included)

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This program combines years of research,

25 years of clinical practice & teaching movement,

and honours current pain neuroscience research.


My own D.A.R.E to Heal journey gave me my life back.

There is nothing in this program  I have not embodied to manage my own pain

and I can't wait to guide you

on your personal D.A.R.E. to Heal journey!!

Are you ready to explore this empowering, multi-faceted approach to pain care?


I will teach you the tools  needed to ultimately rely on your own instincts.

I will guide you through every step of the way to becoming your own best expert.

Ready to join me?  Click below:

See what others have to say about D.A.R.E's
(previously called 'DTR') unique approach to pain care:
(21) validating gift-not limited to pain
(26) exceeded expectation-best gift for
(25) variety in DTR makes program specia
(96) allow awareness and listen, my body
(19b) allowed to explore feelings-belief
(15) no guru-only sharing knowledge-feel

Q:  I’ve never done an online program, do I need special equipment?

Nothing special!  Just a computer (or phone or ipad) and internet access.


Q:  How much time will this program take?

You can work your way through this program in ANY way that feels good for you.  If you prefer to have guidance and structure, my suggestion is to dedicate 2-15 minutes per day a few days / week.  Start where feels good and build up to eventually adding a 30-60 minute session once / week.


Q:  Do I need to have any previous experience with breath or mindfulness to benefit from this program?

NO!  I will guide you though every step of the way regardless how much experience you do or do not already have.  What IS required is an open mind and a willingness to learn, experiment and explore.

Q: How do I know if I'm in enough pain to join this program?

You don't have to be in any pain to benefit from this program.  Let's face it, if you are a human being, you will have pain at some point in your life. This program was originally designed for those living with pain but the longer it runs, the more we see how beneficial it is as prevention.

It is much easier to learn new information and implement new habits when you are feeling fine.  We should all have this knowledge and these tools so that if / when we get injured or face a chronic issue, we have all we need to deal with it.

Q:  If I enjoy a particular lesson, can I access it more than once?

ABSOLUTELY!  Once new content is unlocked each week  you can continue to revisit that content as often as you like for hte duration of the 10 week program.   

Q:  Are you available for questions?

a)  Before the program starts:  You can DM me on  Facebook and Instagram  or you can email me.

b)  Once the program starts:

There will be 6 LIVE online group coaching calls in D.A.R.E to Heal.  These sessions start and end with a guided practice and are then opened up to questions and discussion. 


D.A.R.E. also has a private Facebook community you'll have access to once you join.  It's always nice to reach out there and see if the community has anything to add or share .  It's  a kind and supportive group.


If you would like to book a one-on-one phone call, online or in-person session there are options available at an additional cost.  Details will be outlined in the program.

Q:  What is the investment, again?

For the cost of  4 Osteopathy sessions  you will benefit from having an Osteopath in your home (virtually!) guiding you every step of the way. 


The 12 week program is only $474 CAD (tax included).

Q:  Will there be recordings of the live sessions?

YES! Participation in the live sessions are optional.  They are there for YOU. 

If the timing doesn't work for you, you can access the recorded sessions in your D.A.R.E. library  any time while a member.  So if you miss a live session, no problem! 

You also have to option to listen in on the lives but keep your camera off if you want to benefit but aren't feeling up to being seen.

Q:  Will I have access to the recordings for life?

You will have access to view the D.A.R.E. to Heal content for  a whole year.

NB:  People get the best results when they follow this 12 week program as a group.  

Q:  Can I  cancel and get a refund

12 weeks is a short amount of time when it comes to learning about pain.  I want you to benefit from the experience of the full program, start to finish.  There are no refunds for the 12 week course.  If you are part of the D.A.R.E. to Live membership, you can cancel at any time (NB:  The 12 wk program is a pre-requisite for joining the membership).


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