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we know that healing can look very different from one person to the next. we strive to identify and implement the most efficient yet thorough treatment plan for each and every person who entrusts us with their care.
we facilitate healing by directing the nervous system through a variety of stimuli. your body does the rest.
our practitioners have different treatment styles and backgrounds, but they share a common reverence for the body and all that it can do, and a curiosity that allows them to find the missing pieces in the puzzle of your functional health.
stuart is a registered massage therapist (sutherland chan), a neurofunctional medical acupuncture provider (mcmaster university), a personal trainer (canfitpro), and holds a bachelor of kinesiology from the university of toronto.
stuart has experience working in high-risk medical settings, professional sport, and luxury spa environments. this range of experience has allowed him to hone his skills in optimizing human performance while guiding the nervous system back to its most comfortable state.
when you speak with stuart, his knowledge of the body and his passion for movement and healing are immediately apparent. his approach to healing is unlike any other, and his treatments are results-driven and incorporate blissful relaxation whenever possible.
please note that stuart's online booking has a rolling availability for one month. this means you will be able to see four weeks in advance at any given time. we will still utilize our waitlist, and you will be notified automatically through our online system when appointments become available due to cancellations if you are on the list.
sue is a fully insured and registered acupuncturist and traditional chinese medicine practitioner (R. Ac, R. TCMP) in good standing with the college of traditional chinese medicine practitioners and acupuncturists of ontario (CTCMPAO). she obtained her accreditation at eight branches college of eastern medicine and is trained in acupuncture, cupping, gua sha, herbology, and moxibustion among other practices.
sue believes in a complementary and holistic approach to medicine and healing, and her TCM knowledge base allows her to tailor her treatments to the unique needs of each individual she works with. her own struggles with health after receiving an autoimmune diagnosis led her to seek out and fall in love with the practices and philosophy of traditional chinese medicine. sue believes in the body's capacity to heal, a capacity for healing that she can help you to harness as she guides your body, mind and nervous system back into an optimal and comfortable state.
sue's bright and calm nature is infectious, and her passion for her work is clear in all that she does.
tori graduated from fleming college and has been practicing as a registered massage therapist for over ten years. she has a diverse patient base in both spa and clinical settings. her areas of expertise include prenatal, injuries (shoulder/rotator cuff, neck, back), headache treatments, swedish/deep tissue, and relaxation-oriented treatments. tori also enjoys analyzing posture and biomechanics, and is a big advocate for active living and helping her patients to move with adequate support from the core.
tori has a background in gymnastics and track & field, and lives an active outdoorsy lifestyle. her own experiences combined with her extensive training and continuing education, has allowed her to develop a well-rounded treatment style. tori meets her patients where they are, and dances between relaxation and clinical approaches within her sessions as needed.
her warmth, sense of humour, and adaptability make tori’s treatments feel especially welcoming, no matter what your reason for visiting may be.
callie is responsible for all things administrative here at effort & ease. from our website and marketing, to our communications, outreach, and reception, callie supports the team from the desk and from afar. she also folds the linens like a champion.
when she's not at the desk, callie teaches pilates, yoga, and barre in collingwood and online, and was voted reader's choice best yoga instructor in 2022 and 2023. she has an extensive background in all things fitness and movement, and loves sharing her knowledge and passion with anyone who tries her classes. callie's expertise is a result of many trainings through equinox, downward dog yoga, the luminous heart institute, human kinetics, barreworks, university of toronto, and canfitpro.
callie is currently on maternity leave, but she will be helping from afar, taking calls (when she can) and responding to emails sent to the business. you may even catch her folding linens at the clinic with a baby strapped to her starting around mid-january 2024.