• Biographies

    Kim Dunlop, RMT

    Kim Dunlop has been working as a therapist since 2000.  As a Registered Massage Therapist she utilizes her background in shiatsu therapy with Swedish massage techniques and many other modalities including Reiki, Hot Stone,  and Cranial Sacral techniques to find the best treatment for her clients. Kim’s compassionate approach provides a trusting, comfortable environment to help relieve stress, pain or discomfort. Her former career as a dancer and choreographer has given her a solid background in body mechanics. She understands how the body heals itself and the steps needed for recovery from many injuries. Kim spent several years on the teaching staff at the Shiatsu School of Canada. Currently she teaches workshops on shiatsu and massage, and is working on a book compiling useful natural solutions for various conditions.  She is very active in many charitable events including water and education projects in Uganda and local fundraisers for arts and health organizations.

    Tricia Quintal, RMT

    Tricia Quintal is a Registered Massage Therapist and is a co-owner of Serenity Massage Therapy Clinic in Toronto. She provides care for people of all ages in a safe and family oriented environment. Tricia specializes in sports massage and deep tissue massage. As well as a variety of other modalities ranging from Reiki, Crystal Therapy, Thai Massage, Hot Stone, Pregnancy Massage and Swedish Massage. She actively participates in charitable events for Habitat for Humanity, Heart and Stroke Foundation and The Canadian Cancer Society, just to name a few. Tricia is also passionate about helping others achieve balance and harmony within the total self (body, mind and spirit).

    Thera Ip, Homeopath

    Thera is a Registered Classical Homeopath (#15438) with the College of Homeopaths of Ontario (CHO) and a graduate of the Canadian College of Homeopathic Medicine (CCHM) with Honours.  Her passion is to heal others by helping individuals achieve their health goals and to restore peace and balance to everyday life.  Thera has experience and success treating a wide range of conditions such as women’s issues, mental and emotional disturbances, pediatrics and physical conditions. Thera gives through volunteering her time with international NGO’s by helping those under-served. She spent several weeks in Tanzania working with hundreds of HIV/AIDS patients with the organization Homeopathy for Health in Africa. Homeopathy was successful in treating symptoms of AIDS and opportunistic infections. Homeopathy was able to increase CD4 levels in almost every patient, helping return patients to health and self-sufficiency. Thera travelled to Haiti with Homeopaths Without Borders to areas affected by Hurricane Matthew. The goal of this trip was cholera treatment and prevention along with all types of physical and emotional injury and trauma. She plans on returning in the near future.

    Louise Smith, Acupuncturist

    Louise is a Registered Acupuncturist with the College of Traditional Chinese Medicine Practitioners & Acupuncturists of Ontario.  She graduated with honours from the Shiatsu School of Canada & Acupuncture Institute in 2016.  After spending over 20 years in Healthcare Advertising and then facing her own health concerns, Louise went searching for a more balanced lifestyle and holistic approach to healing.  It was during this journey where she discovered her passion for acupuncture.  This led her on a path of learning and the pursuit to study Traditional Chinese Medicine.  She holds great respect and admiration for this ancient system of Eastern medicine.  Louise is excited to share her knowledge and expertise for the well-being of others.  She is a kind and compassionate therapist committed to helping her patients achieve wellness to live a healthier and happier life.

    In addition to Acupuncture, Louise practices a variety of modalities such as Cupping, Moxibustion and Tuina all to help treat a wide range of acute and chronic conditions, like Pain, Headaches, Anxiety, Stress, Digestive issues and Women’s health issues.