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OUR TEAM

Our Team of Qualified Health Care Providers

All of our RMTs are trained in prenatal, deep tissue and relaxation massage.

Specialties are noted in our profiles.

LUCAS COUTO

Registered Massage Therapist, Co-Owner &  Clinic Manager

Lucas is a skilled massage therapist, and enjoys focusing on sports massage, deep tissue and rehabilitation from injuries and surgeries. Combining therapeutic massage, cupping, and fascial release for great results.  Detailed exercises and stretches are key takeaways and help maintain the effect between massages.  Lucas is always looking for helpful modalities to increase the effectiveness of treatments.  Recently, he has added Hot Stone Massage to his toolkit - it's a must for stiff and sore muscles!

Lucas also has a degree in Psychology, and is fluent in both French and Portuguese.

CIARA WAIT

Registered Massage Therapist

Ciara brings eight years of treatment experience and exercise theory to her practice here at Annex RMT.  Using just the right mix of deep tissue work and fluid relaxation techniques, Ciara offers a comforting massage with results.  She is a proponent of regular massage as maintenance for the prevention of injury and management of pain - especially for people who find it difficult to fit self care into a busy schedule.   As a Mom, she is especially interested in massage for active kids and teenagers who can benefit from learning to communicate with an understanding adult, as well as addressing physical aches and pains.

MARIA LEE SHENG SUN

Traditional Chinese Medicine Practitioner, Acupuncturist RTCMP

Lee Sheng is a licensed professional in the fields of Acupuncture, Tao Shiatsu Therapy, and Traditional Chinese Herbal Medicine, and has been in private practice since 1993. She received diplomas in Acupuncture and Chinese Herbal Medicine from the Toronto School of Traditional Chinese Medicine, followed by hospital training at Shangdong University of T.C.M. and a certificate in Cosmetic Acupuncture/Herbal Medicine at the Beijing Institute of Acupuncture. Complementing this are graduate qualifications in both Zen Shiatsu and Tao Shiatsu in Canada and Japan. Subsequent training includes Japanese-style Reiki.
 

Lee has been a practitioner, workshop leader, and facilitator providing a compassionate, attentive and holistic approach to individual and corporate clients including many movie actors for 20 years. She has dealt with a variety of diseases and symptoms, including Pain and Stress management, injury related problems, and has treated menopausal-related issues.

Lee's Acupuncture treatments may combine various modalities, including Tuina Massage, Moxibustion, Gua Sha, and Cupping Therapy.

Visit her website: https://www.marialeeshengsun.com

MATT WALTON

Traditional Chinese Medicine Practitioner, Acupuncturist RTCMP

Matt Walton R.TCMP, R.Ac is a registered acupuncturist, advanced TCM practitioner, and the founder & director of Roots to Sky Health & Guidance. Focussing his practice on stress/mental health, digestive, menstrual, sleep, and pain management - Matt wows his clients with comprehensive training programs and an endless toolbox towards uprooting the mental, emotional, and physical blocks from his clients' paths towards living their highest potentials. 

 

He is an authority in integrated Chinese medicine, advanced herbal formulations, acupuncture, nutrition, life coaching, dreamwork & energy medicine. Visit his website at RootsToSky.com to learn so much more about Matt's unique approach to wholistically designing your Inspired Life.

KEVIN DASILVA

Registered Massage Therapist

Physiotherapy Resident

Kevin graduated from Sutherland-Chan in 2016 and has since been working as an RMT. He utilizes sports massage, deep tissue and general Swedish massage techniques regularly in his practice in combination with remedial exercises to effectively target and treat the cause of discomfort or pain rather than just treating the symptoms. He works closely with clients to address their specific goals, whether it be rehabilitation or relaxation!

 

Kevin graduated from Queen’s U. with a Master’s in Physiotherapy and is working towards becoming a fully licensed Physiotherapist. During his schooling Kevin has combined his knowledge of manual therapy with assessments and different modalities to treat athletes, geriatric patients, post-operative patients. He also has experience treating vestibular conditions including vertigo. Kevin believes in a holistic approach to healthcare and strives to get clients back to what they enjoy doing!

YANLI LIU

Registered Massage Therapist

Prior to becoming an RMT in Toronto, Yanli had 10+ years of medical experience. Her extensive knowledge of anatomy and physiology helps her to better understand your specific treatment needs and aid you in preventing further damage, discomfort and pain.


Yanli will help relieve muscle stiffness in the neck, shoulders or any other problem areas that may be occupationally-linked. Those who spend prolonged periods sitting at computer desks, or perform repetitive physical tasks such as hair stylists or dental professionals, will benefit from Yanli's expertise. Those with lower back pain due to pregnancy or in recovery from injury such as sprains, muscle and ligament damage will benefit greatly from Yanli's
professional guidance, as well as patients experiencing headaches and migraines caused by stress, insomnia, and other ailments.


Patient, friendly and professional, Yanli will happily tend to your massage needs in a comfortable, relaxed fashion.

XSENIA D'ABRAMO BMR

Senior Physiotherapist, Neurokinetic Therapist
AiM Practitioner & Certified Acupuncture Provider

Xsenia uses a functional approach to assessment and treatment, using hands-on therapy combined with acupuncture.  Xsenia incorporates Neurokinetic Therapy and other functional assessment tools in order to best identify and treat the origin versus symptoms only.  Her focus on client-specific treatment planning is key to best outcomes.

CHRISTINE THORNE

Registered Massage Therapist

Christine graduated with honours from Mohawk College’s Massage Therapy program. She has experience working with seniors, children and elite athletes. Christine has been the primary therapist for several Team Canada Powerlifting athletes. She uses a wide variety of Swedish massage, deep tissue and myo-fascial techniques to address client goals, whether they be relaxation, injury rehabilitation or pain management. 

ERIC HALL

Registered Massage Therapist

Eric is a graduate of Sutherland-Chan School of Massage Therapy.  He comes to massage after seven years as a professional dancer.  Massage therapy has helped keep him moving throughout his dancing career.  His dance experience complements his qualities as a therapist, bringing an integrated knowledge of anatomy and the needs of dancers, as well as a meditative flow to his treatments.  Through his clinical experience Eric has also seen the benefits massage has brought to seniors and adults with developmental disabilities.  Eric is still performing and can be found teaching ballet to adults at both InStudio and The Fifth here in Toronto.

MELISSA DUNSEITH

Registered Massage Therapist & Certified Reflexologist

Melissa integrates reflexology and her extensive knowledge of massage therapy techniques in her treatments, including use of hot stones and Thai Massage. She completed her massage training at Kikkawa College in 2011 and holds a Bachelor of Kinesiology (1999) from McMaster University. She is currently studying Ayurvedic Medicine at the Centre for Ayurveda and Indian Systems of Healing in Toronto.

Melissa is also an avid Ultimate (Frisbee) competitor, participating in international tournaments throughout North America and Asia.

GILLIAN LEE NICHOLAS

Registered Massage Therapist

Gillian is a holistic therapist specializing in Swedish massage and excelling in deep tissue musculoskeletal manipulations, myo-fascial techniques, active release therapy and sports massage. She has had experience working with athletic teams, motor vehicle victims, rehabilitation clients, chronic stress and pain clients and those just wishing to relax and melt away.

CAPRICE BOISVERT

Alexander Technique 

Caprice Boisvert is a teacher of the Alexander Technique, the Pilates Method, and Kripalu Yoga. She has a keen interest in anatomy, biomechanics, and how the body is designed to move. She has experience with scoliosis, hip & knee replacement, tendonitis (RSI), Parkinson’s, stenosis and cerebral palsy. Click to watch Caprice working with a patient with PD

Caprice has practiced Alexander Technique since 2003.  She trained with Susan Sinclair in Toronto and qualified as a teacher in 2012. During her training, she worked with Martha Fertman (Philadelphia), Sakiko Ishitsubo (Tokyo), Rosa Luisa Rossi (Zurich), and Peter Nobes (London). She is a teaching member of ATI (Alexander Technique International). Caprice has completed some post-graduate work with Paul Versteeg and Tessa Marwick (Amsterdam). She is also studying how to combine Cranio-Sacral Therapy with Alexander Technique with Elke Mastwijk (Amsterdam).

Caprice has a degree in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Toronto.

HEIDI SCOTT

Pedorthist  C. Ped (C)

Heidi Scott, found herself driven toward a career in pedorthics after gaining experience early on working with mobility challenged children. After founding HealthQuest in 1995, she operated as an independent health supply business in Newfoundland and Labrador. After 20 years of building the now well-known and respected HealthQuest, Heidi sold her business and relocated to Ontario. There, she works as an independent vendor licensee with the Hudson’s Bay Company.

Heidi provides personalized, start-to-finish care for your foot and lower limb pain, starting with a biomechanical and gait analysis to assess your orthotics needs. Follow up appointments and adjustments are included in your orthotics package.

Email us for an appointment: info@annexrmt.com

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