Jason De Sousa, RMT, graduated from the Everest College Massage Therapy program in 2014, and is a member of the RMTAO and CMTO. He integrates various massage techniques and stretching into treatments to benefit his client’s well-being.
He feels strongly that client care and communication are a top priority, and when paired with his understanding of the Human anatomy and body mechanics, it allows him to individualize each treatment to the goals and needs of each client.
Jason is driven to assist with rehabilitation and pain management and his friendly personality helps build a healthy client to therapist relationship, starting the client off on a strong path towards recovery and physical maintenance. He strongly believes that regular Massage Therapy has numerous benefits for everyday life, and his passion for helping others continues to motivate him to continue learning in the massage profession so as to always provide clients with highly professional and effective treatments.
Jason De Sousa, RMT, graduated from the Everest College Massage Therapy program in 2014, and is a...
Originally from Vancouver Island, Leo completed his Bachelor of Science in Biology and Psychology at the University of Victoria before going on to complete his Master of Science in Physical Therapy at the University of Toronto. Leo’s collaborative graduate research on the clinical implementation of exoskeleton technology was published in the peer-reviewed academic Journal of Disability and Rehabilitation.
Leo is passionate about treating athletes, desk-jockeys, post-surgical patients, and everyone in between. His experience playing provincial level soccer gives him a first-hand understanding of the unique training and rehabilitation process inherent in sport. He also draws on his strength and conditioning background to complement his Physiotherapy skills when devising his treatment plans.
Leo uses a detailed movement assessment to drive his treatment strategy, which consists of therapeutic exercise, hands-on techniques, and comprehensive education to guide patients as they work toward their goals.
Leo has completed courses in kinesiology taping for injury and sport (Rocktape Basic and Advanced), manual therapy (FCAMPT Level 1), and nutrition coaching (Precision Nutrition Level 1).”
Originally from Vancouver Island, Leo completed his Bachelor of Science in Biology and Psychology...
Richard graduated with a specialized honours B.A. in Kinesiology from York University and is currently studying to become a certified Athletic Therapist.
Richard has had the opportunity to work at many sports injury clinics, including University of Toronto, York, and Humber. As a result, Richard has various experience rehabilitating acute and chronic injuries for both varsity and professional athletes in order for them to perform at maximum efficiency.
Richard enjoys playing various sports, dogs, Led Zeppelin, listing things, and writing in third person.
Richard graduated with a specialized honours B.A. in Kinesiology from York University and is curr...
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Petar received his Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology at the University of Waterloo, and graduated from the University of Toronto with a Master of Physical Therapy degree. Over the course of his education Petar has completed his final undergraduate research seminar in ACL injury prevention, and graduate research in physical activity participation of children diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder. Since completion, he has continued his education and already completed Level 1 Manual Therapy, COMPASS (clinical communication development), and Sports Emergency First Responder Certificate. He is currently working towards furthering his education in manual therapy and sports physiotherapy.
Petar has a competitive sports background in soccer and karate, and is continuously involved in youth athletic development. His final internship at Toronto FC Academy has allowed him to learn at the highest level of sports rehabilitation and performance. Although his passion for sports physical therapy is unparalleled, Petar utilizes his understanding of exercise, manual therapy, and modalities to treat a wide variety of cases and conditions. He has experience working in post-surgical units, geriatrics, and is well equipped to treat and manage neurological and musculoskeletal injury. Petar’s work at Holland Bloorview Concussion Clinic has also allowed him to work with some of the field’s leading experts in paediatric concussion, and reach out to communities by providing concussion education for children, parents, and coaches.
Petar is a big advocate for patient education, and believes that an informed patient is a healthier patient. He is happy to answer any questions you may have about Umana Health, physical rehabilitation, or sport performance.
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Petar received his Bachelor of Science in Kin...
Laura has been a member of the health and fitness industry for over 20 years. She graduated in 2004, receiving a Specialized Honors Degree in Kinesiology & Health Sciences. Laura has since been practicing as a Registered Kinesiologist, providing functional and dynamic rehabilitative exercise programs, focusing on core strength, posture, stability, balance, and general conditioning.
In 2016 Laura returned to school and received her Diploma in Manual Osteopathic Practice. This gentle hands-on therapy has allowed Laura to offer further treatment to her patients, while helping to decrease pain, improve range of motion, correct posture and improve overall body function. Laura has a strong focus on pelvic health, low back pain, neck pain, headaches, and bringing the body back to a neutral state, in which it can heal, repair and move. Laura also expanded her studies receiving certifications in Soft Tissue Release, Personal Training, Pilates, Yoga, Pre and Post Natal Exercise and Nutrition.
Laura is a mother of two busy kids, and loves spending her free time with her husband, daughter and Labrador, staying active and experimenting with healthy meals in the kitchen. Her experiences and studies has provided her with the tools to understand each of her patients on a personal level; to recognize their functional movements and deliver an individualized wellness prescription to meet their individual goals and create a healthy lifestyle that is easy to achieve and maintain.
Laura has been a member of the health and fitness industry for over 20 years. She graduated in 2...
Dr. Mackey holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Kinesiology from Wilfrid Laurier University in Waterloo. He then continued his education at the Canadian Memorial Chiropractic College in Toronto where he obtained his Doctor of Chiropractic degree.
Dr. Mackey’s introduction into chiropractic was facilitated by the numerous athletic injuries that he sustained while playing various competitive sports (volleyball, basketball, and running) throughout his adolescence. Throughout his athletic journey chiropractic treatment allowed him to continue competing at a high level and inspired a passion to pursue a career in the healthcare field.
Dr. Mackey holds a certification in Athletic Movement Assessment and has taken multiple courses that have enhanced his clinical toolset in areas such as rehabilitation and soft tissue techniques. His patient-specific and patient-centered treatment plans incorporate a variety of techniques including manual adjusting and mobilizations, soft tissue techniques, as well as active rehabilitation programs. He believes in an evidence-based approach in order to help patients achieve their optimal health, function, and well-being. He has had the opportunity to work with a wide variety of populations and conditions and aims to continue to expand this knowledge in order to provide his patients with the best possible care and help them to achieve their short and long-term health goals.
In his spare time, Dr. Mackey is an accomplished singer-songwriter and enjoys playing live music at both paid and fundraiser events. He maintains an active lifestyle by participating in numerous recreational sports leagues and cycling around Toronto’s trail systems while trusting on chiropractic treatment to maintain his lifestyle.
Dr. Mackey holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Kinesiology from Wilfrid Laurier University in Wate...
John is a Registered Psychotherapist providing talk-based therapy, and completed his Master’s degree from the University of Toronto focusing on Spiritual Care and Psychotherapy and a Diploma in Buddhist Mindfulness and Mental Health.
John’s focus is to support individuals who may be struggling with their mental health concerns whether it’s anxiety, depression, stress, and those who are looking to optimize their mental health as well to be able to flourish in their life, relationships and career.
John strives to empower his clients by supporting them to see the mental/emotional blocks that might be holding them back from their full potential and wellbeing.
The therapeutic modalities that John uses with his clients are the following: Narrative Therapy, Compassion-Focused Therapy, Solution-Focused Brief Therapy/Coaching, Applied Positive Psychology, and Mindfulness.
I offer a free 20-minute consultation to ensure that we are a good fit in working together and happy to answer any questions you may have about my background, therapeutic modalities or if psychotherapy is right for you.
You can also reach me at email@example.com
John is a Registered Psychotherapist providing talk-based therapy, and completed his Master’s deg...
Isha received her Master’s of Science in Physical Therapy from the University of Toronto, and Bachelors with Honors in Biomedical Sciences from the University of Calgary. She holds certifications in Medical Therapeutic yoga and Level 1 Pelvic Health, and has a particular interest in combining aspects of all three to create a unique and holistic model of practice.
Isha’s passion for movement are expressed in various ways. From weight training in a gym setting, to cool and fluid yoga and meditation practices. Hiking in the mountains (Calgary girl!) to dancing in her living room: she loves practices that are both playful, and allow her to connect back to her body. She extends her personal care for embodied self-awareness to her patients she works and connects with.
Isha has now returned back to Toronto after spending some time practicing in Calgary. She is excited to continue growing and learning in the worlds of physio and pelvic health, and find new ways to create an impact on the people she works with!
Isha received her Master’s of Science in Physical Therapy from the University of Toronto, and Bac...
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Felix has been in the health care field for over 20 years. He started in the field as a Personal Trainer helping clients achieve their health goals. He went on to a B.Sc (Hons) in Kinesiology at York University and completed his Masters in Physical Therapy in 2007 in Buffalo, NY.
As a physiotherapist, Felix has always enjoyed working in fitness facilities. He believes that a properly applied exercise program is usually the long-term solution to most problems. Having worked with athletes of all different skill levels throughout his career, Felix enjoys helping everyone move their bodies to their fullest potential.
Using a combination of movement screens with a hands on approach and an emphasis on education ensures that clients leave with a better understanding of how their body works and how to avoid potential injuries.
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Felix has been in the health care field for over 20 years....
Jamie is an exciting and energetic jokester who is sure to keep you smiling while your muscles are burning! Her journey of coaching began with a seamless transition from dance teaching into barre fitness class instruction at multiple studios in Toronto, and she then found her way to F45 Etobicoke Central, where she coaches and manages.
Because she grew up as a dancer, she finds inspiration in the idea of moving functionally to strengthen the whole body. Her fitness classes are designed to explore the mindfulness of mental health and exercise together. Ultimately, Jamie will surely share her love of movement with you, and hopes that you’ll fall in love too!
Jamie is an exciting and energetic jokester who is sure to keep you smiling while your muscles ar...