Ryan is a Registered Massage Therapist and graduated from Sutherland-Chan School and Teaching Clinic in 2010. He is member of the College of Massage Therapist of Ontario and the Registered Massage Therapists’ Association of Ontario. Ryan is skilled in many modalities such as deep tissue, Swedish massage, sports massage, fascial work, pregnancy massage, and lymphatic drainage. Ryan has gained his clinical experience at Toronto General Hospital where he worked with patients with respiratory complications and post surgical cases. He also worked providing pre and post-natal massages at Women’s College Hospital, treating seniors at Loyola Arrupe Centre for seniors and provided treatment in a Multiple Sclerosis outreach clinic at Sutherland-Chan School. He works with clients on issues ranging from rehabilitation to maintenance and is a strong believer that educating clients on what could possibly be causing pain is the best way to prevent it. His client base ranges from professional triathletes, fitness competitors, national swimmers to persons suffering from desk job related pain complaints. Ryan has an active lifestyle. When he is not training he loves to travel, is an avid chess player and an active stock trader.
Ryan is a Registered Massage Therapist and graduated from Sutherland-Chan School and Teaching Cli...
Deepak is a highly skilled and very experienced in the field of healthcare. He holds a diploma in Osteopathic Manual Practice
(DOMP) from Toronto, Canada and
Master’s in Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy from India. He is also pursuing a Doctorate of Osteopathy and Doctorate of Naprapathy
Deepak is a professional member of ACMA ( Canadian Alliance of Alternative Medicine) and OOAMA (Ontario Osteopathic and
Alternative Medicine Association).During his vast professional career of 9+ years, he served different organisations and hospitals. His main focus during all this time was on Manual therapy,Ergonomics, Exercise Therapy and thorough assessments. He also holds certificate in joint mobilisations of
upper and lower quadrants using Mulligan’s concept, Maitland’s Techniques and Neuro Developmental Techniques (NDT).
Deepak believes in the body’s innate ability to self heal and self regulate as described by founder of Osteopathy in year 1874;Andrew Taylor Still. He follows the principle that imbalances in the human structure contribute to or are directly related to the
development and/ or maintenance of disease. Through treatment, Deepak emphasises the relationship between structure and
function of human body. His main focus of practising Osteopathy remains on thorough assessment and developing an effective
treatment strategy using his skills like Facial Stretch Therapy,cranio Sacral mobilisation, Visceral Mobilisation, Muscle energy Techniques, strain-counter strain techniques. He has got an expertise in palpation throughout his career. His clients always praise him of a good listener as well. He always give more emphasis on prognosis and maintenance of general body function.His home exercise programme serves as a bond
between him and clients. He goes an extra-mile with ergonomic advises to his clients.
Deepak has had an ample experience treating patients of all demographies including geriatric and paediatric populations, joint rehabilitation units post surgical rehabilitation, chronic pain clinics,
neurological and ante/ post natal exercises. His services are covered by most extended healthcare Providers.
Deepak is a highly skilled and very experienced in the field of healthcare. He holds a diploma in...
Godwin comes in with a positive attitude, believing that you can never stop bettering yourself and welcomes all to his table. Through his experience with injuries from sports such as basketball, soccer, volleyball as well as life, growing up he was made to believe that because he was young he would heal. All before knowing what he’s learned about injuries big or small and how they make a difference in how our body functions to keep ourselves balanced. After experiencing massage he became inspired to learn and share the benefits of therapeutic touch. He enrolled in a Registered Massage Therapy (RMT) program at the Canadian College of Massage and Hydrotherapy where he learned treatments for prenatal, infant, stroke, sports therapy, respiratory issues, migraines and various uses of hydrotherapy to name a few. To conclude, he writes “May my hands do no harm but heal. Thank you all for welcoming me into the process of your therapeutic healing”.
Godwin comes in with a positive attitude, believing that you can never stop bettering yourself an...
Dr. Sahila brings nearly a decade of experience to her practice. Pre- & Post-natal care has been of special interest to her, having published a research paper in the Journal of the Canadian Chiropractic Association (JCCA) discussing the benefits of Chiropractic treatment for pregnant patients.
Dr. Sahila completed her degree with Honours in Human Biology at the University of Toronto and received her Doctor of Chiropractic Degree from the Canadian Memorial Chiropractic College.
Outside of work Sahila enjoys staying active with her two young children while still finding time to read for both pleasure and research.
Dr. Sahila brings nearly a decade of experience to her practice. Pre- & Post-natal care has b...
Dr. Alex holds a Bachelor of Human Kinetics (Honours) - Movement Science degree, and a Doctorate of Chiropractic from Canadian Memorial Chiropractic College. She is a member of the College of Chiropractors of Ontario, in good standing.
Dr. Alex curates and implements individualized treatment plans for her patients using her proficiency in Diversified Technique, Soft Tissue Release Therapy, rehabilitation exercise prescription, nutrition and education. Dr. Alex provides therapy that is tailored to each individual and their specific goals, offering expertise in injury rehabilitation, movement optimization, symptom management, and/or injury prevention.
Outside of her chiropractic care, she focuses on living a healthy, active lifestyle and enjoys her weekend hikes.
Dr. Alex holds a Bachelor of Human Kinetics (Honours) - Movement Science degree, and a Doctorate ...
Ian is a graduate of the Sutherland-Chan School of Massage Therapy. Ian integrates various soft tissue, hydrotherapy and stretch techniques to not only foster immediate relaxation but also lasting wellness.
He has had a wide range of clinical massage experience ranging from the High Risk Obstetrical Unit at Sunnybrook Hospital to the Peter Munk Cardiac Centre at the University Health Network and the Sutherland Chan Clinic at Women’s College Hospital in Toronto. Ian has also served as a therapist at high end spas in Ontario.
Ian is also a yoga and indoor cycling instructor.
Ian is a graduate of the Sutherland-Chan School of Massage Therapy. Ian integrates various soft t...
Lisa Tai is a healing & creative artist who offers various holistic modalities to support optimal mental, emotional, physical & spiritual wellbeing. A teacher & student of Yoga & movement, she is inspired by & inspires others through yoga-based practices, writing, dance, and authentic self-expression. As a Holistic Wellness Practitioner, Lisa is passionate about helping others, especially with intentional rest and self-care, which led her to become a Thai Massage Practitioner, Holistic Nutritionist, Holistic Esthetician, Sound Healing Practitioner, and Reiki Practitioner.
Lisa is a sensitive and intuitive guide who creates a supportive and safe environment for meditation, self-observation & healing. She sees mindfulness as a vehicle for transformation & promotes the integration of ancient practices & ritual in modern times to manage mental health, stress, anxiety, depression.
As a Women’s Studies graduate of York University, she is committed to supporting women, particularly BIWOC (Black, Indigineous & Women of Colour). A woman of Afro-Asian Caribbean descent, she highly values representation & the principles of inclusion, diversity & accessibility. A lover of music, poetry & subversive art, she embraces a lifestyle of balance, encourages play & believes in the importance of (self-)love, compassion & community care.
Her energy-based offerings are physical expressions of metta (loving kindness).
Lisa Tai is a healing & creative artist who offers various holistic modalities to support opt...
Lizzie graduated from McMaster University with an Honours Bachelor of Life Sciences, and went on to receive her Master of Practice Diploma in Osteopathic Manipulative Sciences (M.OMSc) from the Canadian Academy of Osteopathy.
As a competitive gymnast for 14 years, Lizzie sustained her fair share of injuries. This, along with her continued passion for physical fitness, led to Lizzie immersing herself in the world of recovery and jump-started her passion for helping others with their physical dysfunctions and healing process. Lizzie specializes in a full-body approach to manual therapy that emphasizes the relationship between the structure and function of the human body.
In her spare time Lizzie loves leading an active lifestyle and enjoys her time spent in nature, travelling, and hiking.
Lizzie graduated from McMaster University with an Honours Bachelor of Life Sciences, and went on ...
Dr. Gabriele, a Naturopathic Doctor & Registered Acupuncturist, combines traditional methods of healing with modern science to produce excellent results for his patients. Dr. Gabriele’s expertise includes clinical nutrition, digestion & weight loss; pain & injury; anxiety & mood difficulties; and fatigue & sleep issues. He is also experienced with common degenerative problems such as high blood pressure/cholesterol, blood sugar issues and arthritis. When applicable, he utilizes a painless acupuncture method to make his patients as comfortable as possible. In his personal life, he studies martial arts and has spent the last 25 years teaching others Taiji, Qigong, Meditation, Therapeutic Breathing & Self-Defence. Dr. Gabriele’s passion is to empower you to get involved in your own care and ultimately take control of your life!
Dr. Gabriele, a Naturopathic Doctor & Registered Acupuncturist, combines traditional methods ...
Seok brings with him over a decade of education and experience. Beginning with his studies at the Korean Acupuncture Research Institute in Seoul Korea and continuing at both the Calgary College of TCM & Acupuncture and the Ontario College of Traditional Chinese Medicine (Toronto).
Outside of his formal education, Seok pursued a 2-year intensive apprenticeship under Dr. Oh (highly regarded in Oriental Medicine Doctor in Korea), and courses such as Dr. Ida Rolf’s Fascia Releasing method and Dr. Dallas Hancock’s Cranio-somatic technique. This breadth of knowledge allows him to seamlessly blend conventional TCM methods and adjunct modalities with the western alternative therapeutic method to provide a thoughtful treatment plan customized to your needs.
Outside of work Seok pursues his 30-year long passion in Tai Chi and most recently, photography.
Seok brings with him over a decade of education and experience. Beginning with his studies at the...
Shawn has been working with clients and patients throughout the GTA in the health and wellness industry since 2006. Through a combination of both his own experiences and his clients, Shawn has developed a holistic approach to fitness, health and therapeutics. Although his introduction to rehabilitation began as a movement specialist, he began searching for a deeper understanding of anatomy, physiology, and mechanics. This led him to enroll at the Canadian Academy of Osteopathy; a school which embraces the classical approach to osteopathic care.
Osteopathy is a drug free, non-invasive form of manual treatment which focuses on the health of the whole body, rather than just the injured or affected part. Osteopathic treatment aims to affect the body’s nervous, circulatory, and lymphatic systems by focusing on the joints, muscles, and spine.
Osteopathic intervention can help treat migraines/headaches, arthritis, TMJ, sports injuries, and much more. Contact us today to find out if Osteopathic treatment is right for you!
When not pursuing personal and professional interests in health & wellness, Shawn enjoys spending time walking, running, riding his bike, skiing, and spending time outdoors.
Shawn has been working with clients and patients throughout the GTA in the health and wellness in...
With nearly a decade of experience in Health & Wellness, Dr. Saiyemah Khalil has studied the sciences of Psychology, Holistic Nutrition, Naturopathic Medicine, and is presently completing post graduate studies in Functional Medicine.
Rooted in her own journey of health discovery, Dr. Saiyemah found alternative medicine to be the solution to her health struggles. Through years of practice and education she has developed her philosophy of care to begin with the core foundations within our life; stress, sleep, psychological well-being, and optimal gut health.
She has a strong focus in digestion, cardio-metabolic health, and women’s health, including fertility. Her goal is to work closely with you, to identifying and treat the root cause of your health concerns. To ultimately help guide and encourage you towards your optimal healthy lifestyle.
Dr. Saiyemah offers the following labs/services
- DUTCH Hormonal/Cortisol Testing
- Optimal Fertility/Pre-natal care
- SIBO testing
- GI MicroBiome FX
- IgG Food Sensitivity Testing
- Fatigue Panel
- Cardiovascular Assessment
- Metabolic Assessment
- Weight loss Programs
- B12 injections (in the near future)
With nearly a decade of experience in Health & Wellness, Dr. Saiyemah Khalil has studied the ...
Giuliana has been practicing as an RMT and Shiatsu therapist for over 6 years. As a graduate of Kikkawa College of Massage Therapy and previous supervisor of their student treatment clinic, Giuliana has extensive knowledge of anatomy and treatment techniques. Also a graduate of the Shiatsu School of Canada, Giuliana combines knowledge of eastern and western medicine in her approach to massage therapy.
She has a history of treating patients of all ages and conditions including neck & shoulder pain, chronic headaches and migraines, TMJ dysfunction, injury recovery, scar tissue release, and general aches and pains.
Giuliana is passionate about helping clients restore their state of balance using a blend of specific, focused care that incorporates comfortable relaxation techniques.
Giuliana has been practicing as an RMT and Shiatsu therapist for over 6 years. As a graduate of K...
Francesca offers private healing sessions that incorporate a variety of modalities to meet the needs of each client. Through sharing and her intuitive abilities she helps move the stagnant energy from the body. Francesca is here to offer our community an opportunity to experience Samhadi, or the “bliss state”, amidst our very hectic & stressful lives. Her approach is delicate and kind, yet incredibly powerful.
Holistic Healing including Energy Work, Yoga, Nutrition, Essential Oils, Herbs & overall Health & Wellness have been part of Francesca’s life for 35 years and she is sharing her gifts around the globe. She holds an Honours Degree from the University of Western Ontario in Nutrition, is a Registered Clergy with the Canadian International Metaphysical Ministry (CIMM), Certified Advanced Yoga Teacher E-RYT 500 & Therapeutic Yoga Specialist, Chakra Therapeutics Practitioner, Usui Reiki Master & Therapeutic Touch, Mindfulness-Based Chronic Pain & Stress Management Certified & Essential Oil Wellness Practitioner. She has studied & practiced in multiple countries around the world. Through her experiences she developed her own unique practice of healing arts.
Francesca offers private healing sessions that incorporate a variety of modalities to meet the ne...
Kyla started her journey as a Registered Massage Therapist in 2001 studying at Sutherland-Chan in Toronto. After graduating in 2003, she moved to the British Virgin Islands, where she got hand-selected to work on Richard Branson’s private Island. While on Necker island she worked on the rich and famous as a massage therapist and yoga instructor. Truly an exceptional experience to work with the lovely Branson family.
After a year in the BVI, she returned to Toronto to have her son. That’s when her passion for working with pregnancy and parenthood was ignited and she started to work full-time at the Ella Centre for Pregnancy and Parenting. There she worked solely on women and infants. When the centre closed its doors, she continued working with families in their homes. Bringing premium care to new families is where she thrived for many years and still remains a place of deep experience and knowledge.
Soon after Balance Integrated Healthcare found her and made her an integral part of their team. Working in a collaborated team with other Massage Therapist, Chiropractors, Physiotherapists, Acupuncturists, and Naturopathic Doctors. Now her passion is caring and educating people with a wide variety of conditions.
Kyla is a dancer, weight-lifter, and endurance athlete who has an intense love for the great outdoors. She now spends her leisure time back-country camping, hiking, snowboarding, and cycling far and wide. She thrives in feeding her adventurous spirit and testing her limits on a regular basis.
Kyla started her journey as a Registered Massage Therapist in 2001 studying at Sutherland-Chan in...
After spending a decade with a national fitness chain in various roles including managerial ones and as a Zumba instructor, Rose started her massage therapy studies at the Canadian College of Massage and Hydrotherapy (CCMH) and finished off the clinical component at Sutherland-Chan. Her recent continuing education has focused on providing massage therapy to pregnant clients. Previously, she trained and performed with the School of Canadian Ballet Theatre for over a decade. Rose loves to cook all the classic Italian dishes and even makes her pasta from scratch. She is fluent in Italian.
Rose is now certified to practice cupping therapy and pairs this technique with massage therapy.
After spending a decade with a national fitness chain in various roles including managerial ones ...
Gopinath is a Registered Massage Therapist and a member of the College of Massage Therapy of Ontario (CMTO). He holds a Bachelor of Physiotherapy as well as a Master in Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy, with 15 years of experience working as a Registered Physiotherapist in his home country. He has since finished the Royal Canadian College of Massage Therapy program. Gopinath’s techniques range from deep tissue massage to gentle stress reduction massage, providing clients with relief of their aches and pains based on their specific needs. His specializations include Swedish massage, sports massage, myo-fascial release, tigger point release, joint mobilization, lymphatic drainage and dynamic stretching. With great knowledge on the body and various health conditions, Gopinath has developed the ability to acutely listen to what the clients body needs. It is important to him that his clients feel comfortable and have a sense of control over their treatment.
Gopinath is a Registered Massage Therapist and a member of the College of Massage Therapy of Onta...
Vikki Anagnostopoulos is a Registered Acupuncturist in Toronto, Ontario. She is passionate
about helping people heal the body from the inside out and live a more balanced life through the
use of Traditional Chinese Medicine. Her interest in Traditional Chinese Medicine began as a
teenager when her own struggle with acne led her to seek holistic forms of medicine. She is a
kind, friendly acupuncturist with a gentle needling technique. While Traditional Chinese
Medicine can help with many conditions, Vikki has a special interest in skin conditions, infertility,
gynecological health, stress, sleep, and digestion.
Vikki graduated from the Ontario College of Traditional Chinese Medicine (OCTCM) in Toronto
where she completed over 500 clinical hours. During her studies she has been trained in
various Traditional Chinese Medicine modalities including acupuncture, ear seeds, cupping, gua
sha, and moxa which you can expect in her treatments. She is also certified in Cosmetic
Acupuncture after receiving training at OCTCM and is certified in Clean Needle Technique. She
is a valued member of the Traditional Chinese Medicine Association of Canada (TCMAC) and
the association of Traditional Chinese Medicine Ontario (TCMO). In addition, Vikki has obtained
a Bachelor of Health Studies at York University.
Vikki Anagnostopoulos is a Registered Acupuncturist in Toronto, Ontario. She is passionate
Maryam is a graduate of the Acupuncture & Integrative Medicine Academy of Toronto. In Iran she was taught by a physician that treating a person’s health, not their disease or diagnosis, is the best approach. This mantra drives Maryam’s approach to care. She is particularly enthusiastic about treating patients with musculoskeletal issues, anxiety and depression, migraine headaches, addiction, and digestive disorders.
Appointments with Maryam include all the Traditional Chinese Medicine Techniques such as clinical acupuncture, cosmetic acupuncture, Tuina massage, fire cupping, and Gua-sha.
Maryam is an avid runner (every morning - no exceptions!) and for fun loves trying out new recipes, especially pasteries.
Maryam is a graduate of the Acupuncture & Integrative Medicine Academy of Toronto. In Iran sh...
Since graduating from the Sutherland-Chan School of Massage Therapy in 2012, Steven has specialized in deep tissue massage, combined with elements of swedish, myofascial release, and joint mobilizations. He brings a calming and grounded presence to every treatment. Steven has provided his services in a diverse range of clinical environments, including the High-Risk Obstetrical Unit at Sunnybrook Hospital, and the Toronto General Hospital Thoracic Surgery Ward. He is committed to the very highest level of service.
Since graduating from the Sutherland-Chan School of Massage Therapy in 2012, Steven has specializ...
Bahareh Hosseini is a Registered Acupuncturist, R.Ac and Traditional Chinese Medicine Practitioner, R. TCMP. After years of experience in the corporate world as an engineer, Bahareh decided to follow her passion of pursuing learning and sharing holistic methods of healing. Her methods of practice are based on her deep belief in the natural capacity of every person’s body to heal itself. With over a decade experience in holistic medicine, her background also includes Shiatsu Therapy, Yoga and Ayurveda. She is a faculty member at OCTCM (Ontario College of Traditional Chinese Medicine) in Toronto teaching in the Acupuncture program.
Bahareh regularly offers corporate trainings, Lunch-n-Learns and employee wellness programs in the GTA as well as wellness retreats internationally inspiring and helping participants take care of their own wellbeing.
Bahareh has special interest is women’s health including Skin Healthn and Holistic beauty, Cosmetic Acupuncture, Gynaecological health, Fertility, Pre/Postpartum health, Pelvic health, Hormonal health. Within the scope of Registered Acupuncture Therapy Bahareh offers Acupuncture, Herbal Medicine, Cupping, Traditional Chinese medicine based manual therapies, Qi Gong exercises and nutritional/lifestyle consultations to address the root cause and symptoms of health imbalances.
Bahareh Hosseini is a Registered Acupuncturist, R.Ac and Traditional Chinese Medicine Practitione...
Evelyn has always been fascinated by the human body. Her journey into healthcare started with a degree in Kinesiology at McMaster University, specializing in rehab sciences. Immediately drawn to the hands-on approach to care, she went on to pursue a Massage Therapy diploma at Sutherland-Chan school, followed by a diploma in Acupuncture and Traditional Chinese medicine at AIM academy in Toronto. Always looking to service her patients better, she has taken many post graduate seminars in advanced acupuncture techniques, pain management, sport injuries, cosmetic acupuncture, and treatment of digestive disorders.
Her approach to care begins with the belief that human bodies innately strive for a state of health and balance. A big part of her therapy is working with patients to uncover the root of their discomfort and educating on the ways to stay healthy. Her treatments combine modern knowledge with ancient techniques such as acupuncture, moxibustion, cupping, massage, and herbal medicine. Her many years of experience and intuition will guide her to the treatment that your body needs at the moment.
Evelyn has always been fascinated by the human body. Her journey into healthcare started with a ...