Our Registered Massage Therapists
Nicole Bradbury, Registered Massage Therapist
A passion for helping others led Nicole to the three year Massage Therapy program at Sir Sandford Fleming College in Peterborough. After graduating and becoming registered with the College of Massage Therapists of Ontario in 2011, Nicole began practicing with a keen interest in helping those with chronic pain, neck discomfort and headaches, workplace injuries, lower back pain and much more. She has worked alongside a variety of practitioners including chiropractors, physiotherapists and osteopaths. She uses a multitude of techniques during her sessions and believes in educating clients so that they are well informed about muscles, exercises and more. In her spare time she enjoys training for half marathons, yoga and living a healthy lifestyle.
Kai ("Kay") Hong Lau, Registered Massage Therapist
Kai graduated from Wellsprings College in Richmond Hill in 2010 and is a member of the College of Massage Therapists of Ontario. Kai is a professional, pleasant RMT who has experience working with a variety of conditions and enjoys treating clients who have sustained injuries and are seeking soft tissue rehabilitation. He designs treatment plans specific to the condition(s) of his clients which are based on their individual need. He is also proficient in three languages: Cantonese, Mandarin and English.
Josh Midghall, Registered Massage Therapist
Josh is a graduate of the Canadian College of Massage and Hydrotherapy and joined the RMT profession in 2011. Josh specializes in deep tissue and myofascial release techniques and enjoys working with athletic injuries. He comes from a sports background competing in a variety of sports including soccer, rugby, volleyball and Martial Arts. He is also a Certified Personal Trainer. Although he enjoys working with sports injuries and athletes, he is still confident in treating a variety of clinical conditions that clients may come in with.
Aleksei Sandu, Registered Massage Therapist
Alex graduated from Wellsprings College of Massage Therapy and Esthetics and is a member of the College of Massage Therapists of Ontario (C.M.T.O).
He is proficient in deep tissue, sports injury treatment, myofascial release, swedish and treating every day aches and pains from headaches to overall muscular tension.
In the past, he has worked alongside chiropractors, physiotherapists, osteopaths, naturopaths, medical doctors at multidisciplinary, private, and hospital settings as an active care specialist and massage therapist in various rehabilitative and research capacities.
"I welcome everyone to take advantage of Massage Therapy and open the door to better health".
Maria (Mary) Santos Registered Massage Therapist, D. Ac
Mary has been practicing since 2001. She graduated from the Canadian College of Massage and Hydrotherapy in June of 2000, and a graduate from the Royal Canadian College of Massage in August 2009 receiving a Diploma in Acupuncture.
Mary specializes in Moderate & Deep Therapeutic Massage, Pre/Post Natal Massage and Acupuncture. She provides her clients with the utmost in holistic care. She has also been trained in Manual Lymph Drainage; Hot Stone Massage, Aromatherapy, Thai Massage, and much more. Mary is a passionate therapist providing continuous therapeutic treatments to all of her clients, ensuring them of optimal holistic care and well being. She is a kind, caring and skilled therapist with over 20 years of customer/client relations. Mary always welcomes new clients and any questions you may have.
Jennifer Snider, Registered Massage Therapist
Jennifer graduated with a diploma in Massage Therapy from Everest College in Newmarket. With extensive experience in range of motion testing, soft tissue manipulation and hydrotherapy, Jennifer enjoys providing her clients with courses of treatment for medical conditions and injuries, as well as wellness maintenance.
In her spare time, Jennifer enjoys outreach activities such as Relay For Life, MS Walk, and her work with the Ontario Deaf/Blind Society.
Jennifer looks forward to meeting Massage Addict members and new clients and she is willing to offer any assistance with questions they may have.
Yuliang (Julian) Lou, Registered Massage Therapist
Julian graduated from the Wellsprings College of Massage Therapy in Richmond Hill in 2012. He is qualified in Swedish Massage, Deep Tissue Massage, Foot Reflexology and Tuina. He also holds a Certificate as a Personal Training Specialist from Canfitpro. Julian is an experienced massage therapist who is also dedicated to providing therapeutic massage and educating clients on overall health and wellness.
John Chacko, Registered Massage Therapist
John K. Chacko was born in a serene, coastal state in southern India. ‘Kerala‘ is well known for its traditional teachings and natural alternative healing practices. John achieved his Masters in Economics, thereafter earning a Bachelor’s Degree in Library & Information Science. After living in Chennai and New Delhi, he immigrated to the oil rich city of Abu Dhabi in the United Arab Emirates before finally reaching Canada. John obtained his Diploma as a Physiotherapist Assistant and gained extensive experience in healthcare before becoming certified as a Registered Massage Therapist here in Toronto. John enjoys making a difference in the lives of others. He is interested in listening to music, participating in fitness and exercise, and leading a jovial, stress-free life.
Helen Croucher, Registered Massage Therapist
Helen graduated the 3 year Massage Therapy Advanced Diploma program in 2012. Since then she has had experience working alongside a Chiropractor, Physiotherapist, and Osteopath, as well as personal trainers in a gym and a private training facility. Helen has had experience treating both acute and chronic stage sports-related injuries, as well as everyday conditions ranging from stress to disc herniations. She looks forward to working with the Massage Addict team!
Luciano De Blasis, Registered Massage Therapist
Luciano is a Registered Massage Therapist with the College of Massage Therapist of Ontario and is a member of the Registered Massage Therapists’ Association of Ontario.
Luciano is a strong advocate for holistic living and its many benefits which includes optimal health and aiding the healing process. He pursued a certificate in massage therapy from the Canadian College of Massage and Hydrotherapy in Toronto and became fully certified and registered in 2013.
Identifying the true origin of pain along with decreasing the symptoms of pain is the primary goal in the treatment of his patients. Luciano believes that massage therapy can play an important role in helping clients reclaim their optimal mobility and good health status.
Prior to his foray in the health care industry, Luciano was an accomplished and skilled freelance
Jen Kelsey, Registered Massage Therapist
Jen graduated from the Canadian College of Health Science and Technology with a Diploma in Massage Therapy. With extensive experience in range of motion testing, soft tissue manipulation, Jen designs treatment plans specific to the condition(s) of her clients which are based on their individual need.
Jen also has extensive knowledge of anatomy and physiotherapy, has experience with treating everyday aches, stress and muscle tension as well as various injuries and chronic pain.
With a proficiency in Swedish massage and fascial techniques, Jen will assess each client individually and select appropriate, effective and safe treatments and determine ongoing treatment plans.
Jen looks forward to meeting Massage Addict patients and provide the best possible care for each individual.
Nicole Blom, Registered Massage Therapist
After initially completing her bachelor’s degree in Kinesiology and Health Sciences at York University, Nicole wanted a more hands-on approach to helping people, and completed the accelerated program at Sutherland-Chan Massage Therapy School & Teaching Clinic. There, she gained experience through many outreach programs, working in hospitals and rehabilitation centers, as well as with athletes, and people with a wide variety of health conditions and orthopedic issues. Since becoming a member of the College of Massage Therapists of Ontario, as well as joining the Registered Massage Therapist’s Association of Ontario, she has gained experience working alongside chiropractors and physiotherapists, furthering her passion for caring for your aches and pains. Outside of massage therapy, Nicole loves to train for long distance running, recently completing the Toronto Full Marathon in May of 2014, and practicing Krav Maga in Newmarket.
Cheryl Roberts, Registered Massage Therapist
Cheryl chose Registered Massage Therapy as her profession in 1999 because it is a non-invasive, drug free, hands-on method of healing that enables her to work one-on-one with her clients to achieve a positive outcome. Her specialty is deep tissue and trigger point therapy for headaches and migraines, shoulder and back pain. Cheryl delivers her treatments with compassion, patience and understanding.
Marie McNally, Registered Massage Therapist
Graduated from Everest College (formerly CDI) as an RMT in 2008. Marie specializes in Therapeutic Swedish Massage, Deep Tissue and Trigger Point Therapies as well as Relaxation Massage. She feels that Massage Therapy is useful in the management of pain, and increasing the flow of blood and oxygen to the muscles, all while improving joint flexibility. Her treatments focus on specific conditions such as neck and back pain, shoulder injuries, as well as addressing whole body relaxation and stress relief. Marie believes in the body’s ability to heal itself and that Massage Therapy is one of may paths to restoring and maintaining good health.
Karen Perry, Registered Massage Therapist
Karen graduated in 2001 with a Diploma of Massage Therapy from Centennial College in Toronto. Her cheerful, caring and conscientious manner has allowed her to develop strong therapeutic relationships when caring for patients from birth to 100 years of age. She provides rehabilitative, preventative, relaxing and comfort massage therapy to those who are experiencing pain and dysfunction due to injury, surgical and other medical treatments for long-term illnesses, depression, stress, migraines, facial and temporomandibular joint disorders (TMJD.) She is competent in traditional Swedish massage techniques where she applies very light strokes to deep tissue massage and trigger point therapy based on the patient’s individual needs, assessment and health status. Karen has had additional training in massage therapy for people experiencing short- and long-term side effects from cancer and its treatments, massage of the palliative patient, temporomandibular joint disorders (TMJD) and modalities such as Craniosacral therapy, lymphatic drainage and Reiki.
Matthew Drag, Registered Massage Therapist
Obtaining a diploma in Occupational Therapist Assistant & Physiotherapist Assistant from Centennial College in 2013 and an Advanced Diploma of Massage Therapy from Georgian College, Matthew has acquired a wide variety of knowledge in human pathologies and injuries. He understands how massage therapy aids in the maintenance and/or recovery of these potentially life changing conditions as he has worked alongside a variety of practitioners including chiropractors, physiotherapists and osteopaths.
Matthew became certified as a Registered Massage Therapist in December 2016 with the College of Massage Therapists of Ontario (CMTO). He is also a member of the Registered Massage Therapists Association of Ontario (RMTAO), and Canadian Sport Massage Therapists Association (CSMTA). Matthew currently works at Mackenzie Richmond Hill Hospital as a Therapy Assistant in the orthopedics units with various age groups, with patients recovering from total hip replacements, total knee replacements and back surgeries. He uses a variety of massage techniques that help with relieving stress and tension, reducing pain, improving circulation, decreasing signs of inflammation, reducing scarring, increasing joint mobility and enhancing muscle performance.
In his personal life, Matthew is a huge mixed martial arts fan, fitness enthusiast and enjoys playing soccer. He is excited to be a part of the Massage Addict team!
Kitty Baker, Registered Massage Therapist
Kitty, Graduated from Fleming College in Peterborough in 2008. She became and RMT to help people recover from injuries and improve their daily lives. Kitty specializes in full body wellness, using moderate to deep tissue massage, soft tissue release, Kinesio Taping, Dynamic Taping and facilitated stretching. Kitty is in good standings with the CMTO and RMTAO. In her free time, Kitty enjoys riding and training her horse along with photography and reading.