therapist bios

Casey Nolis, BSc, RMT

Casey is the owner of Yonge Sheppard Health Centre and has been a Registered Massage Therapist since 1999. The clinic was originally located in the Sheppard Centre for 15 years before moving across the street to the Hullmark Centre in 2015.


She is able to offer a wide range of massage therapy techniques from deep tissue massage and trigger point therapy to a relaxation massage. Her treatment specialties include issues arising from prolonged sitting and desk work, headaches / migraines and sports injuries. Casey's goal is to alleviate patients pain and get them back to their normal daily activities.


Alina Gheorghe, RMT

Alina graduated from Sutherland-Chan Massage Therapy College in 2004, and has worked at Yonge and Sheppard Health Centre ever since. She specializes in Deep Tissue Techniques, Myofascial Release and Trigger Point Treatments, Swedish Massage Techniques as well as Hydrotherapy Modalities. She incorporates Reflexology techniques in her treatments and is trained in Pre and Post Natal Massage.


Alina treats a wide range of conditions ranging from muscle strains, back and neck pain, tenosynovitis, fibromyalgia, stress related conditions, chronic pain and headaches. As an avid athlete, she is passionate about working with athletes and sports and sports related conditions. Having extensive medical experience in Europe as well as in Canada, Alina’s treatments are client specific and uniquely tailored to promote ongoing health and wellness. Dedicated to excellence in professionalism, she strives for continuous improvement in education and health care service delivery.


She remains a firm believer that an essential element of a healthy balanced life, is the joy in pursuit of providing great service to others.


Loida Blas, RMT

Loida graduated from Sutherland-Chan School of Massage Therapy in 2001. She treats various conditions ranging from joint sprains, muscle strains, tendonitis, back and neck pain, stress related disorders, migraines and chronic pain. Loida specializes in Deep Tissue and Sports Massage. With a background in kinesiology and a strong interest with extensive experience in competitive sports, Loida draws on her knowledge to treat sports related injuries and aid in the prevention of such injuries. Her years of extensive experience working in a multidisciplinary clinic and in hospitals with pre/post natal care, motor vehicle accident victims and workplace injuries help her to improve her approach and treatment of her clients. In 2002, Loida continued her education by receiving a certification in Cranial-Sacral Therapy. She then continued in that route of the Cranial world and got her level 1 certification of Viseral Manipulation. Loida continues to expand her repertoire and got certifications in cupping massage and kinesiotaping in 2012. She utilizes a number of techniques including myofascial releases, general Swedish massage, trigger-point therapy, passive stretching, cranial sacral techniques and hydrotherapy within her practice. She believes in treating the body as a whole, mentally, physically, emotionally and spiritually - not only in treating symptoms but working with her clients to determine the cause of the symptoms and resolving them. Currently, Loida splits her time in working at the clinic and teaching at Sutherland Chan School and Teaching Clinic.


Lisa Koranyi, RMT

Lisa is a registered massage therapist who graduated from Sutherland-Chan Massage Therapy School in 2006. With a background in kinesiology, she believes in combining her knowledge for a well-rounded approach to helping her clients. She utilizes a number of techniques including myofascial release, general Swedish massage, trigger-point therapy, stretching, and hydrotherapy within her practice. Lisa treats her clients with both deep tissue and relaxation massage based on each individual’s situation.


Janet Marzan, RMT

Coming soon!


Stacey Tock, RMT

Stacey graduated from Sutherland-Chan in 2004. She has worked at multi-disciplinary clinics alongside Chiropractors and Physiotherapists since her graduation, and has worked at Yonge and Sheppard Health Centre since 2008. Treating a multitude of different issues for her clients ranging from stress and tension to tendonitis, muscle strain, headaches and pregnancy she uses a wide range of techniques including general Swedish massage, deep tissue massage, trigger point therapy, myofacial release as well as stretching, all depending on her clients needs and wishes.


Sarah Byrne, RMT

Sarah graduated from The Canadian College of Massage and Hydrotherapy in 1999. Her interest in the human anatomy and enhancing the quality of life lead to her interest in becoming a Massage Therapist. Sarah treats a wide variety of conditions ranging from acute/chronic pain, pregnancy, sports injuries and rehabilitation, pain management and relaxation massage. She is also trained in Hot Stone Massage, Cupping Massage and Hydrotherapy Modalities. Sarah is a firm believer that stress can disrupt the normal state of the body and she believes that Massage Therapy and other approaches including Chiropractic, Naturopathic, Exercise and Relaxation are safe and effective techniques to help restore balance which allows our body to heal itself and work effectively. She tailors the massage sessions based on the client’s need with the intention of promoting health and wellness.


Jennifer Delay, RMT, BA

Jennifer graduated from York University majoring in Kinesiology and Health Science and complemented her skill set with a diploma in massage therapy from the Canadian College of Massage and Hydrotherapy. She has experience working with motor vehicle accident clients and is passionate about helping clients meet their personal treatment goals through therapeutic massage. Jennifer’s philosophy is to partner with her clients in establishing realistic goals and her background as a yoga instructor enables her to easily adapt home care prescriptions to the unique needs of her clients.


Jeffrey Day RMT, B.F.A.

Jeffrey graduated from the Canadian College of Massage & Hydrotherapy. He pursued a career in massage to make a positive difference in the health and well being of others. Using a variety of massage techniques, Jeffrey works closely with clients to find the right pressure and effective treatment approach to suit their individual needs and goals. With volunteer experience in various hospital environments, he is able to treat a wide range of conditions such as musculoskeletal injuries, pregnancy, and physical, cognitive and behaviour conditions such as MS, Parkinson’s, Diabetes, and Stroke. In school, Jeffrey was the recipient of the Tricia Beck Award in recognition of his outstanding qualities of dedication, friendship, and caring.


Andre Naraine, RMT

Andre takes a clinical approach with his treatments. He wants to make sure that he is providing the best treatment possible in order to rehabilitate and alleviate any pain or injuries clients may have.


He specializes in sports and spinal cord injuries, fascial release and more importantly Deep Pressure Relaxation!


He is currently splitting his time between working at YSHC and teaching.



All of our therapists are registered, therefore covered by extended health care plans.