MEET THE TEAM
Registered Massage Therapist, Registered Acupuncturist, RockTape Certified and Acu-Ball Provider.
Jacqui is an award winning Acupuncturist & Massage Therapist. She has been voted Best Acupuncturist in York Region in 2017 by Consumer Awards.
She has been given the Certificate of Excellence as the Top Acupuncturist in Markham from Three Best Rated in 2017 & 2018! She has also been Voted Top Acupuncturist in Markham 2013 & 2016! by Top Choice Awards
Graduated from Sutherland-Chan Massage Therapy School in 1995. A member of the College of Traditional Chinese Medicine and Acupuncturists of Ontario.
Jacqui began her Acupuncture training with The Academy of Traditional Acupuncture, Toronto 1999 and The International School of Holistic Healing, Stoney Creek, Ontario 2000, and with courses on TCM Theory and Acupuncture to enrich her knowledge from The Toronto School of Traditional Chinese Medicine 2001. She also continued her studies at the Eight Branches Academy of Eastern Medicine.
In addition to working in several multi-discipline settings, she has been an outreach supervisor for the Canadian College of Massage Therapy at the Toronto Rehab Hospital, working with patients with spinal cord injuries, MS, ALS and other neurological disorders. She has also taught Advanced Palpation and Massage at the Naturopathic College. Jacqui has also done many talks on injury prevention for The Running Room.
Specialized Hon. Kinesiology & Health Science, Hons. RMT, Cert Reflexologist, Advance Orthotic Therapy, Compression Sock/Hosiery Therapy, Kinesiology Muscle Taping and Award Winning RMT.
Stavros has worked in many multi-disciplinary clinics in Ontario and Greece. The most memorable was being head therapist and trainer for a 2nd Division Soccer team Olympiakos Ioanninon in Epiros, Greece. He returned to Canada and set up practice with the Acu-Pain Clinic. He is currently one of a handful of RMT’s in Ontario that is a member of HCAI (Health Claims for Auto Insurance) and WSIB (Workplace Safety and Insurance Board); thereby being able to directly take care of any Motor Vehicle or Workplace Injuries. His love for sport and athletics has allowed him to have under his primary care many professional athletes from the OHL, OSA, NHRA, Olympic hopefuls and the MOTUSO Dance Theatre www.motuso.com.
In a few words Stavros has what it takes to take care of your musculo-skeletal injuries. A few of the other specializations that Stavros offers include: Deep Tissue Massage, Myofacial Release/Integration, Suikodo (Japanese Therapy), Tui-Na, Aromatherapy, Hot Stone Massage, Rain Drop Massage, Reflexology, Trigger Point Releas, Hydro-Therapy, Sports Massage-Sports Preparation, Advanced Orthotic Therapy, Compression Stocking/Socks Therapy, MVA/WSIB Insurance Claims, Exercise Rehabilitation, Pre-Post Natal (Child Massage), Sports/Rehabilitation Braces, and Anatomical Correct Shoes .
Registered Holistic Nutritionist, Reiki Practitioner & Yoga Instructor
Kathleen McDonald has taken her years of interest in food and formalized her training through the Canadian School of Natural Nutrition where she received the designation of Registered Holistic Nutritionist. Her approach is holistic and creates a program unique to each of her clients. A special interest in energetic healing compliments her work by allowing her to assist individuals to balance their energy through the practice of Reiki healing.
Kathleen gives consideration to the body, mind and spirit of each person and collaborates with her clients to come up with the appropriate program that will improve health at all levels and allow the experience of health and vitality. Kathleen offers her skills and talents as a complimentary service to the massage, acupuncture and reflexology practice provided by the Acu-Pain Clinic.
BA Economics Western University, HR specialization Ryerson University, Certified Life Coach Practitioner-CCF, Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction Facilitator
The benefits of meditation/mindfulness are undeniable in helping to reduce stress, anxiety and improve mental focus. Recognizing the conditions of happiness through guided meditation are well documented at the University of Massachusetts Medical school and their Centre for Mindfulness Studies. By recognizing the conditions of peace and happiness today, you don’t have to wait ten years to experience the subsequent health benefits.
Ashana works as a professional life and meditation coach and facilitates 8-week mindfulness training programs across the GTA. She spent 27 years in the corporate world with responsibility for staff numbering in the hundreds and understands first-hand how stress can take a toll on your body. Ashana left the corporate world behind to work as a professional life coach and meditation coach. She is passionate about sharing the many benefits of meditation.