Meet our team.

We have a wonderful group of energetic, deeply caring, and professional registered massage therapists who are extremely capable working with clients of all ages and stages of life and wellness. Their experience and extra training allows for a versatile approach providing; treatment oriented, deep tissue, sports, pregnancy massage, full body restorative relaxation massage. Here below is a brief description of each therapist's unique approach to massage as well as extra training and techniques provided.  Our dedicated  team approach is always client centred,  so no matter which therapist you book with, your care will be seamless. If you have any questions or concerns and would like to speak with any of us before booking, please drop us a line.

Massage therapists

Kayla Anderson RMT   (email kayla@whitbymassage.com / 905.430.2183 ext. 109)

Contemporary Cupping, Positional Release, Kinesio Taping, Graston Technique

 

Kayla graduated from a three year college program and was registered in 2014. Kayla has an outgoing personality and easy to talk to . She loves to communicate with her patients making sure to help them with their needs and achieve their therapeutic goals . Kayla has a great passion for the practice of massage therapy and works within an evidence based model with techniques tailored to each patient's needs and goals. Kayla uses Swedish techniques as a basis for each treatment whether it be deep tissue, relaxation, pain management or rehabilitation.

 

Mondays: 3:00pm-9:00pm (Alternating), Tuesdays: 3:00pm-9:00pm, Thursdays: 3:00pm-9:00pm,

Fridays: 9:00am-3:00pm, Saturdays: 9:00am-3:00pm (Alternating)

Michelle Bishop RMT   (email michelle@whitbymassage.com / 905.430.2183 ext. 110)

Myofascial Release (MFR), Thai Yoga Massage, Sports Massage

 

Michelle is a Registered Massage Therapist who was born and raised in Sudbury, Ontario and has been practicing massage therapy since 2014. She is very passionate about helping others get started on their individual healing journey. Michelle is confident and ambitious in her practice. She has experience treating a wide variety of musculoskeletal conditions and knows how to help her patients manage both acute injury and chronic pain. Personally Michelle has been actively competing in Muay Thai/ kickboxing for 7 years. She is very passionate about living a very healthy and active lifestyle and is eager to share her knowledge and professional skills with her Patients.

 

Mondays: 9:00am - 2:00pm, Tuesdays: 3:30pm - 8:30pm, Wednesdays: 9:00am - 2:00pm, Thursdays: 3:30pm - 8:30pm, Fridays: 9:00am - 2:00pm

Cheri Chapple RMT   (email cheri@whitbymassage.com / 905.430.2183 ext. 104)

Clinic Owner and Clinical Supervisor, Contemporary Cupping & Advanced Cupping,
Reiki Level 2, Passive Stretch Massage, Acupuncture Student

 

Cheri graduated from the Canadian Therapeutic College in 2005. Cheri is extremely adept at working with clients who need intense specific treatments or those who are looking for calm and deeply relaxing full body massage. She is currently enrolled as a student to get her Acupuncture Certification and has formal training in Passive Stretch Massage, Contemporary Cupping, Advanced Cupping, Reiki Level 2, Therapeutic Ultrasound & Electrotherapy, Student of OrthoBionomy, and most recently Hotstone Massage. Cheri's evening and Saturday practice is full but she welcomes new clients that are able to fit into her daytime schedule.

 

Tuesdays: 3:00pm - 9:00pm, Wednesday: 2:15pm - 9:00pm, Thursday: 9:00am - 2:00pm, Friday–3:00pm-9:00pm, Saturday–9:00am-3:00pm (alternating)

Leeson Clifton RMT   (email leeson@whitbymassage.com / 905.430.2183 ext. 105)

Contemporary Cupping, Psychoenergetic Massage, Psychophysical Therapy, Passive Stretch

 

For thirty years, clients have sought and valued Leeson's multidisciplinary “depth without pain” approach to therapeutic massage based upon impactful results.Leeson's vast clinical experience coupled with a her strong intuition, she artfully combines a number of techniques and modalities including mindfulness breath work, guided meditation, charka and energy work, passive and active stretch and cupping massage. Clients find that she is singularly attentive and respectful of their body’s history, receptivity and responsiveness. "It’s all about care, how we care." Leeson's clients experience, and their bodies know, that her patient and empathic approach to releasing tension, pain and chronic adaptation patterns, is an effective means to long lasting therapeutic results.

 

Leeson is happy to welcome new clients into her practice. however, please note that there is limited availability after 4:00pm, and that the Initial session will need to be a mnmum of either 75($110.00) or 90 ($125.00) minute sessions.

 

Mondays: 2:00 - 8:00pm, Tuesdays: 9:30am - 2:30pm,  Wednesdays: 9:00am - 3:15pm, Thursdays: 3:00pm - 9:00pm

Fee Schedule: (Please note that Leeson has her own pricing) 90 min: $125, 75 min: $110, 60 min: $95

Christine Elste RMT   (email christine@whitbymassage.com / 905.430.2183 ext. 103)

Contemporary Cupping, Advanced Cupping, Hot Stone Massage

 

Christine has been part of our clinic for over 27 years and maintains a very busy practice due to her vast experience and her vibrant, fun spirit. Christine is a therapist known for her firm and expert touch and a style reminiscent of a European approach in terms of depth and vigorousness. Christine is always happy to except new clients when her schedule allows.

 

Mondays: 1:00pm-7:00pm (alternating), Fridays: 9:00am-3:00pm, or 3:00pm - 9:00pm(alternating)

Saturdays: 9:00am-3:00pm (alternating)

Mercedes Haggart   RMT   (email mercedes@whitbymassage.com / 905.430.2183 ext. 108)

Massage Therapy

 

Mercedes is a recent graduate of Sir Sandford Fleming College. We are very excited to have Mercedes as part of our unique New Graduate mentouring program offered exclusively at the Whitby Massage Clinic. She will be working closely with both Cheri Chapple RMT and Leeson Clifton RMT who together have a combined impressive 42 Years of experience in the Massage Therapy and Wellness Industry!! Mercedes is experienced with traditional Swedish massage, relaxation techniques, trigger point relief and rhythmic joint mobilization to reduce pain and increase range of motion. Mercedes uses a style blended of therapeutic and relaxation with variable pressure based on each patients individual needs and goals for treatment. She is a very versatile therapist working with patients of all ages and conditions.

Mondays 5:00 - 9:00pm (Alternating), Tuesdays 9:00am - 1:00pm, Wednesdays 9:00am - 1:00pm, Fridays 5 - 9:00pm

Gina Haughian  RMT   (email gina@whitbymassage.com / 905.430.2183 ext. 112)

Hot Stone Massage, Infant Massage Instructor, Reiki level II

 

Gina has been practising for over 14 years and has extensive treatment knowledge in working with post-surgical orthopaedic conditions.  Gina has had the privilege of working with Durham’s best Orthopaedic surgeons and specializes in work related injuries.

Tuesdays - 3:00pm - 9:00pm, Fridays 9:00am - 2:00pm, Alternating Saturday - 9:00am
- 2:30pm

Omar Lunan RMT   (email omar@whitbymassage.com / 905.430.2183 ext. 115)

 

Omar Lunan is a 2006 graduate of Centennial College with an Advanced Ontario College Diploma in Massage Therapy. In addition to ten years of experience as a RMT, Omar has instructed for 8 years in various roles at Centennial College, the London School of Dance in Scarborough, and the Royal Canadian College of Massage and Hydrotherapy. He has also created and facilitates courses for RMTs accredited through the College of Massage Therapists of Ontario. Currently, Omar is pursuing a Teacher of Adults Certificate and Bachelor degree in Adult Education.


Mondays:  9:00am - 2:00pm & 4:15pm - 9:00pm, Wednesday: 9:00am - 2:00pm & 4:15pm - 9:00pm,

Thursday: 3:00pm - 9:00pm,  Alt. Friday: 3:00pm - 9:00pm, Alt. Saturdays: 9:30am - 3:30pm

Rachel Lynde RMT   (email rachel@whitbymassage.com / 905.430.2183 ext.117)

 

Rachel is a recent graduate of the Massage Therapy program at Sir Sandford Fleming College. We are very excited to have Rachel as part of our unique New Graduate mentoring program offered exclusively at the Whitby Massage Clinic. She will be working closely with both Cheri Chapple RMT and Leeson Clifton RMT who together have a combined impressive 42 Years of experience in the Massage Therapy and Wellness Industry!! Rachel is trained in traditional Swedish massage, using various techniques to relieve trigger point pain, muscle tension, and bring relaxation during your treatment while helping her patients reach their treatment goals. She ensures that each treatment she provides is custom tailored for each patient varying her depth of pressure and specific focus to accommodate each patients individual needs.

 

Mondays: 5 - 9pm (alternating), Tuesdays: 9am - 1pm, Wednesday: 5 - 9pm, Thursdays: 5 - 9pm, Fridays: 9am - 1pm, Saturdays: 9am - 1pm (alternating)

Candace Morrison-Gage RMT, BSc.   (email candace@whitbymassage.com / 905.430.2183 ext. 113)

Indian Head Massage, Kinesio Taping, Prenatal Massage

 

Candace graduated from Sutherland-Chan School of Massage Therapy in 2016.  Her strengths lie in providing treatments that support the return to pain-free movement, optimum health, as well as offering relaxation to help manage the stresses of everyday life. Her passion for assisting the body to heal will ensure that her treatments will offer both a relaxation and clinical -based focus as she works towards achieving her patient’s goals. Candace’s soothing touch helps patients feel relaxed and reassured as they reach personal goals together. Her diverse skill-set includes relaxation focus massage, rehabilitation and recovery, as well as a maintenance approach, depending on each individual patient’s goals.


Mondays: 9:00am - 3:00pm, Wednesdays: 5:00pm - 9:00pm, Fridays: 3:00pm - 9:00pm, Saturdays: 9:00am - 3:00pm

Jennider Rhines RMT   (email jenn@whitbymassage.com / 905.430.2183 ext. 118)

Therapeutic Touch, Reiki Level 2

 

Jennifer is a recent graduate of the Massage Therapy program at Sir Sanford Fleming College. Don't let het "New Graduate" status fool you as she combines her training in traditional Swedish massage with her 10 years of experience providing Therapeutic Touch and Reiki to offer an intuitive, yet clinical-based, therapeutic treatment. Jenn uses a holistic approach to help your body facilitate its own natural healing abilities. Her treatments are adapted to each individual patients needs, whether that be relaxation, deep tissue work, or a combination of both. We are very excited to have Jenn as part of our unique New Graduate mentorship program offered at the Whitby Massage Clinic. She will be working closely with both Cheri Chapple RMT and Leeson Clifton RMT who together have a combined impressive 42 Years of experience in the Massage Therapy and Wellness Industry!!


Mondays: 5:00 - 9:00pm, Tuesdays: 5:00 - 9:00pm, Wednesdays: 5:00 - 9:00pm, Thursdays: 9:30am - 1:30pm, Saturdays: 9:00am - 2:00pm (Alternating)

Martez Shcmbri-Diskey RMT, CST-D   (email martez@whitbymassage.com / 905.430.2183 ext. 106)

Massage Therapy, Craniosacral Therapy, Contemporary Cupping, Trauma Release Therapy

 

Martez has been in practice for over 24 years using an integrative and holistic approach. Her massage is a slow and gentle, using energy instead of force to calm and unwind the central nervous system's fight and flight response. This approach allows for deeper massage work to be done easily, while minimizing the body's pain/stress response. Clients leave feeling with a renewed mind, relaxed body and restored spirit.

 

Tuesdays: 9:00am - 2:30pm, Thursdays: 9:00am - 2:30pm

Reflexology

Donna Carmichael   (email donna@whitbymassage.com / 905.430.2183 ext. 107)

Registered Reflexologist, Reiki Master, Mindfulness Meditation Specialist

 

Donna  is a certified Foot Reflexology Therapist, member of the Reflexology Association of Canada, a Reiki Master with Intuitive Teachings, Registered Reiki Practitioner and member of the Canadian Reiki Association.  Donna is also a certified Applied Mindfulness Meditation Specialist (U of T) and has studied energy work for body/mind well-being since 2013.Donna’s has a compassionate approach and likes to work with every client one-on-one to help them achieve their treatment goals.  As a Reflexologist, she uses thumb, finger and hand pressure on the whole foot, followed by a soothing foot massage to reduce tension, improve circulation and promote lymphatic drainage. Reflexology brings the body into a state of complete rest, repair and relaxation. Along with Reiki treatments, Donna can incorporate energy modalities such as chakra assessment and balancing, energy medicine, breath work, gentle sound energetics, mindfulness practices and guided imagery to help clients reduce overall stress, achieve positive energy flow and experience overall relaxation.

 

Mondays: 3:00-8:00pm, Fridays: 9:30am-2:30pm, or 3:30pm-8:30pm (Alternating)

Cara Stevens   (email cara@whitbymassage.com / 905.430.2183 ext. 114)

Reflexologist - Please Note, Cara is NOT currently able to accommodate new Male Patients at this time. We are sorry for any inconvenience this may cause.

 

Cara became a Certified, Registered  Reflexologist with the  Reflexology Association of Canada (RAC)  in 2007. Cara has been told by clients she has "healing hands" and has a way of making you feel comfortable, relaxed and at ease. Cara says most of her clients fall asleep during the treatment and clients also claim to feel so refreshed after a treatment like they are walking on air. With eight years experience Cara is very good at understanding and evaluating your individual needs. She  has she has worked with so many different client needs including seniors, cancer patients, pregnant women, diabetics, runners, migraine sufferers, digestive issues and children. Cara  says  her clients report that a one-hour session can be as relaxing as a one week vacation, and a lot less expensive.  Cara especially likes working with skeptics, “because they always walk out believers.”

 

Tuesdays - 9:00am-2:00pm, Wednesdays - 9:00am-2:00pm, Thursdays–5:00pm-8:30pm, Alt. Saturdays–9:00am-3:00pm.

Comments, compliments, criticisms or concerns? If you liked our services, please tell your friends and family. If you didn't, please tell me so we may serve you better in the future! Send your feedback to my confidential: email Cheri Chapple

* PLEASE NOTE: We are NOT able to accommodate walk in appointments or general inquiries. Please book online or call 905.430.2183. For individual therapists hours, please visit “Our Team”.

 

We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause but we often work without a receptionist and it is our policy to not interrupt sessions already in progress. If you would like to speak with us in person or come to see our clinics, we kindly ask that you please make an appointment!

Staff Directory & Emails

Kayla Anderson RMT – ext. 109 (email kayla@whitbymassage.com)

Michelle Bishop – ext. 110 (email michelle@whitbymassage.com)

Donna Carmichael – ext. 107 (email donna@whitbymassage.com)

Cheri Chapple RMT – ext. 104 (email cheri@whitbymassage.com)

Leeson Clifton RMT – ext. 105  (email leeson@whitbymassage.com)

Christine Elste RMT – ext. 103 (email christine@whitbymassage.com)

 

 

Mercedes Haggart   RMT – ext. 108 (email mercedes@whitbymassage.com)

Gina Haughian  RMT – ext. 112 (email gina@whitbymassage.com)

Omar Lunan RMT – ext. 115 (email omar@whitbymassage.com)

Rachel Lynde RMT – ext. 117 (email rachel@whitbymassage.com)

Candace Morrison-Gage – ext. 113 (email candace@whitbymassage.com)

Jennider Rhines – ext. 118 (email jenn@whitbymassage.com)

Martez Shcmbri-Diskey RMT, CST-D – x. 106 (martez@whitbymassage.com)

Cara Stevens – ext. 114 (email cara@whitbymassage.com)

Whitby Massage Therapy Clinic location and office

Clinic Hours* (See note)

Monday-Friday 9am-9pm

Saturday 9am-3pm

Closed Sundays

Telephone: 905.430.2183

519 Dundas Street E, Suites 6 & 7

Whitby, ON  L1N 2J5

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