performance | wellness

a holistic approach to performance

The collaboration between FIRSTAR Therapy and mindframe brings a flexible, holistic program to athletes. The goal is to enable, empower, and enhance each athlete’s well being on and off the field of play through a focus on intentful movement and mindful practices.

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Matthew Arnone of mindframe

Matthew is a professional soccer athlete who holds a Bachelor’s degree in Kinesiology and Health Science, as well as an Applied Specialization in Mindfulness Meditation. His career has taken him to USA, Italy, and most recently Canada. Matthew’s passion for optimal performance in his professional career drove him to continue learning, which ultimately led to his discovery of mindfulness. With a focus on growth and a healthier approach to sport and life, Matthew discovered he could achieve peak performance.

James Gardiner of FIRSTAR Therapy

James is a Certified Athletic Therapist, Strength & Conditioning Specialist, and Yoga Instructor who holds a Masters Degree in Kinesiology and Health Science. He has held positions such as Head Athletic Trainer in the Toronto Blue Jays organization, and Rehab Coordinator at York University. As well, he has worked in various therapy, conditioning, and sports injury rehab roles, including working within the York University Athletic Therapy program and as a performance consultant for the University of the Bahamas.


grow perform live

better humans make better athletes.

Our philosophy is simple

train the mind

grow the self

improve performance

live happier

8 weeks, 4 phases, a lifetime of growth.

what we do


• resilience
• recovery
• focus
• awareness
• self-Concept

• performance


• communication of Body and Mind

• growth Mindset
• efficiency of Movement
• quality of Thought +

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internal stressors

• perfectionism

• performance Anxiety
• singular Identity

external stressors

• COVID-19 pandemic
• competition

• expectations/judgement



• injury
• stagnation
• dependance
• burnout

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why it matters

16 sessions | 8 weeks

Phase 1: familiarize and understand

Phase 2: recognize + explore potential

Phase 3: execute with meaningful direction

Phase 4: full independence

through awareness, guide the

growth to independance.

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how it works

every step of the way...

when you join the performance wellness community, you get access to the experts, and stay connected to the community of ambassadors, clients, and coaches. we offer additional resources to help take your personal development to the next level.

we provide our clients with full access to achieve success, but also be present along the way. 

data + analytics

quantify your wellbeing.

for the left brain, this data will not only track your progress, but provide another layer in efficacy.

performance programming

full programming for your organization, as well as education on how to use performance wellness daily.

care + consultancy

access to the pros.

whether a team or individual, stay equipped and connected to the latest in performance wellness + maximize your growth.

building community.

want in?

june program dates

now available!

hear from james and matthew as they discuss

performance wellness.


we want to hear from you.

connect with us for availability, and more information on how this program can work for you.

our program is fully customizable to suit each organization. we offer both remote and in-person services.