Our Registered Massage Therapists
Emil D., Registered Massage Therapist
Emil graduated from Sutherland-Chan School & Teaching Clinic in 2010 and has been enjoying providing massage therapy treatments to many happy clients ever since in the Beach. He is experienced in deep tissue massage, joint mobilization, myofascial release, and trigger point work. He finds these techniques effective in the treatment of injuries, as well as beneficial for preventative care of his clients. He also encourages relaxation in his treatments to complement his more technical work. Emil fully customizes his treatments to the client's needs and wants based on their health history and his initial assessment and discussions with his clients.
Olha H., Registered Massage Therapist
Olha has been trained to treat a wide variety of conditions including: headaches, sprains, strains, whiplash, respiratory dysfunctions, general pain, and more. Olha is highly skilled in providing massage services to clients utilizing safe, appropriate and healthy massage techniques. Olha also has a strong capability to observe a client’s reaction to massage and modify the treatment plan accordingly. She has extensive clinical experience and specializes in deep tissue work, myofascial release, prenatal massage, and hot stone. These techniques help to decrease pain, improve range of motion, strengthen posture, and increase function of the whole body. Her approach to bodywork is always holistic and she treats each and every one of her clients differently based on their body's needs, health conditions, and response to her massage techniques. She also provides Hot Stone and Cupping treatments.
Sai K., Registered Massage Therapist
Sai has been practicing massage therapy for nearly 15 years. She graduated from Centennial College and hasn't looked back. She specializes in more relaxing massage, using Swedish techniques that involve mild, moderate or deeper strokes on the back, arms, legs, neck and other body parts. This targets tissues and muscles for maximal pain relief, stress release, and relaxation. It promotes healing while targeting pain and injuries using gliding, kneading, tapping, and friction to ease back pain and help relaxation. She also provides Hot Stone massage and Cupping.
Perry A., Registered Massage Therapist
Perry is a graduate from Oxford College. He is an RMT with a specialization in Deep tissue, Trigger-Point therapy. Stretching, Joint Mobilization, Myofascial Release as well as Swedish Massage. With a diverse background in various forms of dance, pilates, and yoga, he likes to incorporate aspects of these disciplines in his treatment plans. Believing that massage therapy, as well as regular exercise, can greatly improve one’s overall health and well-being. In addition, he also does cupping and has recently added Table Thai massage to his practice.
Maria Gabriela S., Registered Massage Therapist
Gabriela has been a Registered Massage Therapist for several years. She has a great manner and is skilled in different techniques such as Myofascial Release Therapy, Relaxation Therapy, Deep tissue, Stretching, and Swedish Massage. Her goal as a Massage Therapist is to meet and exceed each of her client's expectations and bringing them back to optimal health. She also provides Hot Stone and Cupping.
Melanie F., Registered Massage Therapist
Melanie has worked as a massage therapist since 2003. Having a background in dramatic arts and she graduated with a BA in English from the University of Western. Melanie is both professional and passionate about her treatments. Melanie believes in the body’s ability to heal itself and utilizes her 17 years experience to assist in this process. She embodies compassion and a healing touch, developing her own signature style. Melanie understands that every person has a unique challenge and prides herself in being able to hone into the needs of each individual. While massage is a manual therapy that manipulates the soft tissue and decreases muscle tension, pain, stress and depression she believes in finding the perfect balance of your body and soul and bringing harmony to your mind and spirit. She is well versed in the areas of Swedish Massage, Shiatsu Massage, Thai Massage, Deep Tissue Massage, Indian Head Massage, Trigger Point Therapy and Pregnancy Massage. Melanie is always looking for new opportunities to ensure her clients feel aligned both spiritually and physically. She is able to provide to her clients with a therapeutic touch, getting deeper into their muscle, as needed but also giving them a sense of relaxation.
Lexi H., Registered Massage Therapist
Lexi offers individually designed treatments, with a relaxing and therapeutic touch. She can also provide cupping and acupressure treatments. Acupressure is used mainly to treat headaches/migraines, contact the clinic to learn more. Her expertise lies in trigger point release, increasing range of motion, and focuses on the recovery of the specific needs of her clients. Lexi believes that massage therapy is a vital part in restoring and maintaining a properly functioning body and she is proficient in Swedish massage along with deep tissue work, trigger point release, and stretching.
Grant S., Registered Massage Therapist
Grant graduated from the Canadian College of Massage and Hydrotherapy. He has been a massage therapist for over twenty years and has worked in a variety of clinical settings. He has treated all ages and conditions including pre and post natal support for mothers and newborns, treatment of running injuries and rehab after joint replacement surgery. Grant has a special interest in headaches and chronic neck dysfunction and his treatment style is self-described as deep tissue, sports, stretching, and dynamic.
Karen D., Registered Massage Therapist
Practicing since 1997, Karen D’Eon was educated at Kikkawa College in Toronto, best known for its tutelage of Ms. Sutherland and Ms. Chan. There, she mastered numerous therapeutic methodologies including Deep Tissue, Swedish, Sports, Shiatsu, and Thai massage, and earned her designation of Registered Massage Therapist. Karen blends the most effective and therapeutic touch points of Eastern and Western disciplines together, on a customized basis, to elevate the health and healing of each client. She has treated those with symptoms associated with rheumatoid arthritis and sciatica, sports injuries, pregnancy, as well as more traditional aches and pains. She has been recognized by two publications under “Best of the Best” and “Best of the Beach” categories for therapeutic massage.
Abdul (Aziz) A., Registered Massage Therapist
Abdul (Aziz) is a very friendly and approachable RMT who graduated from Humber College in 2014. His years of experience have given him extensive knowledge on how to treat various acute and chronic injuries and dysfunctions of the human body.
Abdul (Aziz) has experience with a wide variety of populations such as: motor vehicle accident patients, professional sports athletes, pre post op injuries, pregnant women, musculoskeletal injuries, weekend warriors and those with common pains of everyday life.
Abdul (Aziz) has a passion for helping people get back feeling their best again and working with people to provide the many benefits of massage therapy. His client centre approach involves working through clients personalized goals and investigating the root cause of the dysfunction and pain. His treatment techniques vary from deep tissue to relaxation, trigger point therapy, joint mobilization, passive stretching, and active release and muscle energy techniques just to name a few.
Aziz has a strong belief in educating patients in the importance of performing regular remedial exercise and the many benefits of massage therapy to optimize health and injury prevention.
During his spare time Abdul (Aziz) enjoys spending time with friends and family, reading books, going to the gym, and enjoying long nature walk.