Dr. Mitchel Badz
Dr. Mitchell Badz began his educational endeavors at Wilfrid Laurier University, where he received a Bachelor of Science Degree (Bsc) in Kinesiology and Physical Education. He then went on to earn his Doctor of Chiropractic degree from the Canadian Memorial Chiropractic College. Dr. Badz continually attends seminars and continuing education courses in order to stay up to date on the latest research and techniques.
Dr. Badz is able to utilize his experiences as an athlete, coach, personal trainer, athletic trainer, and chiropractor to develop hands-on individualized treatment programs designed at restoring optimal function, improving overall wellness, and preventing future injury.
Dr. Badz is a strong advocate that regular physical activity, healthy nutritional choices, proper sleep, and positive self-talk along with regular chiropractic treatment can help prevent injury and disease.
Dr. Badz truly leads by example. When he is not in the office, Dr. Badz is an avid gym enthusiast and stays fit through a wide range of hobbies including cycling, golfing, hockey, and tennis.
Alicia Juelich, RMT
Alicia has training in Swedish Massage, Deep Tissue, Pre/Post Natal, Infant/Child Massage, Aromatherapy, and she has taken extra courses to further her education with courses, such as, Cranial Sacral, Reflexology, Hot Stone, Myofascial Release, and Shiatsu Anma Therapy, which allows her to provide therapeutic benefits for a wide variety of conditions.
Alicia is constantly looking to further her education in order to help her clients achieve their personal goals.
Alicia strongly believes in educating her clients in the importance of self care and taking an active roll in their health through home care exercises/stretching and hydrotherapy applications which is imperative to her client’s success beyond her treatment plan.
Alicia is very passionate about her career and will strive to provide the best quality of care to suit each of her client’s needs and goals in either maintaining general well being, or providing relief from whatever condition/aliment the client may come in for.
Alicia is part of the CMTO (College of Massage Therapists of Ontario) and the RMTAO (Registered Massage Therapist’s Association of Ontario)
Alicia welcomes new clients and any questions or concerns you may have. Please feel free to contact the clinic for an appointment.
Maria Agathocli, RMT
Maria graduated from Centennial College’s advanced Massage Therapy Diploma program in 2013. She likes using a wide variety of techniques and modalities such as passive stretching, trigger point therapy, thai massage and bamboo fusion. Maria has experience in working in a spa setting as well as a chiropractic office and has volunteered at Beauty Gala’s as well as a Terry Fox Run. Maria enjoys working with clients with sports injuries as well as relaxation focused treatments. Maria believes that home care plays a big role in achieving treatment goals. She will work with you to design a home care routine that best fits your needs.
John Van Woo, RMT
John graduated from the Canadian College of Massage and Hydrotherapy in 2008. John has experience working with sports injuries , motor vehicle accident patient and workplace injuries. He enjoys doing therapeutic deep tissue massage to help provide pain relief for his patients. He strives to provide the best care for his patients by furthering his education through courses and seminars.
Kim Tonogbanua, RMT
Kim is a young and versatile Registered Massage Therapist dedicated to providing every client with a unique approach to their individual needs, by personalizing treatments and focusing on their goals. Kim specializes in improving posture and proper biomechanics in order to get the body more functional. Kim enjoys sharing her knowledge with her clients and is committed to providing safe and effective treatments in order to enhance her clients health.
Nirmala Birdi – Reiki Master/ Practitioner
Nirmala is a certified Reiki practitioner /Master . Her journey started in 2011 with a spiritual calling . She enjoys working with energy in a variety of modalities including breath work and crystal healing. She received her Master Level from The Power of Healing .
Energy healing has played a huge part of her everyday life ever since she were a little girl. As the years passed she came to realize that she also is a Clairsentience, As an intuitive healer, she uses this gift to guide and direct treatments and share guidance received with clients.
After a motor vehicle accident it became even more clear to Nirmala of the path that she is meant to be on. Reiki has helped her move forward after a long struggle with her injuries and now wants to share the healing that starts from your inner-self.
Helping others comes easy for Nirmala as she also dedicates her time and devotion to volunteering Reiki services.
Nazanin Eshghi Moghaddam, Osteopath
Pursuing her life-long dream of helping others, Nazanin Eshghi Moghaddam BSc DOMP began her career in healthcare by first going to York University and obtaining a Bachelors Degree in Psychology. Nazanin then attended the National Academy of Osteopathy where she excelled academically and graduated obtaining certification as a Manual Osteopath (DOMP), with her thesis focusing on “The Effects of Manual Osteopathy on Geriatric Patients”.
Over the years, Nazanin has also devoted her time and attention to volunteering both in research and in the community. For example, she was involved in research with patients suffering from Cerebral Palsy, spasticity, in the West Park Healthcare Center, and she has volunteered at the Sunnybrook / St. John’s Rehabilitation Hospital, assisting physiotherapists and occupational therapists.
Nazanin also takes part in various social organizations. She is one of the executive members of the Canadian Association for Stem Cell Research (CASCR), which is a student-run club at York University.
Furthermore, Nazanin is certified for kinesiology taping for therapeutic purposes, and she is currently pursuing her doctorate in osteopathy.
Dr. Jennifer MacDonald, ND
Jennifer’s approach is to understand each patient’s health history and to create a comprehensive and individualized treatment plan. She is passionate about helping others to optimize their health and teaches her patient’s how to maintain a healthy lifestyle. She has a clinical focus in women’s health, pregnancy, and autoimmune conditions. However, individuals with all health concerns are encouraged to visit her in practice.
Dr. Jennifer MacDonald, ND completed her Bachelor of Science degree in Microbiology and Immunology from Dalhousie University. She obtained her doctorate in Naturopathic Medicine from the leading naturopathic medical college in Canada, the Canadian College of Naturopathic Medicine (CCNM) in Toronto, Ontario. While a student at CCNM she joined Naturopaths Without Borders and travelled to Guatemala to treat patients in need. During her internship she treated low income patients at Parkdale Community Health Centre. She was also one of twelve students selected to establish a teaching clinic within the Brampton Civic Hospital which is the first naturopathic clinic within a hospital in North America. While maintaining her practice, she is also a teacher at the Canadian School of Natural Nutrition (CSNN) where she teaches Pathology and Biochemistry & Chemistry.
She holds a license from the Board of Directors of Drugless Therapy and is a member of both the Ontario Association of Naturopathic Doctors (OAND) and the Canadian Association of Naturopathic Doctors (CAND).
Steven Tapia, RMT
Steven has been practicing Massage Therapy since 2002 and has been an integral part of Nu Life for 10 years now. Steven strives through his treatments to positively impact a clients quality of life, and inspires clients to attain the best recovery outcomes, and overall well – being.
Steven provides relief for a wide range of issues such as strains/sprains, Tendonitis, Fibromyalgia, disc herniations, frozen shoulder, osteoarthritis, and many other conditions. As well as providing, Pre/Post Natal massage, and infant/ child massage, he has also has experience with working with children ASD (Autism Spectrum Disorder.)
Melissa Selvaggi, RMT
Melissa is a registered massage therapist, with the College of massage therapists of Ontario.
Her curiosity in therapy and the human body began as gymnast. Familiar with injury and ailments she naturally had an interest in how the body innately heals itself and how it functions in the presence of various stressors that range from the unexpected pain, sports injury, chronic pain to everyday stress.
Melissa understands the importance of patient centred care and believes in empowering her patients through health education by discussing individual health needs and goals. Her passion can be seen through her work and believes in creating a dynamic and engaging interaction between therapist and client.
She is committed and continuously growing in her field. She regularly attends seminars and courses to stay current and up to date with the latest research, enabling her to offer different techniques and treatment such as her most recent certification in ashiatsu.
Melissa is excited to be working at Nu Life Wellness Clinic. She looks forward to becoming your massage therapist and working together to achieve your optimal health.
Dr. Yahya – Integrative Medical Doctor
Dr. Yahya is an Integrative Medical Doctor, he uses the most appropriate
Conventional medicine and/or Natural Medicine to treat his patients
effectively. He has 5 years’ experience in Integrative Medicine, Naturopathic
medicine, herbal medicine, laser pain and inflammation management and
over 15 years’ experience as a consultant of Internal Medicine. He has worked
as an educator specializing in Diabetes, Endocrine and Cardio Vascular Disease.
- Common Problems: Fatigue, Pain, Low-energy, Weight Management
- Metabolic Disorders: Diabetes, Fatty liver, Dyslipidemia
- Digestive Concerns: Gastritis, GERD, IBS, Hepatitis, Colitis
- Cardiovascular Diseases: Hypertension, Ischemic heart, Cardiomyopathy, Stroke
- Respiratory Problems: Asthma, Chronic Bronchitis
- Vascular Disorders: Varicose, Claudication
- Joints Problems: Osteoarthritis, Gout, Rheumatoid arthritis
- Back Pain: Myalgia, Arthritis, Ankylosis, Radiating-Pain
- Reproductive Issues: Infertility
- Hormonal Disorders: Thyroid, Adrenal, Pituitary
- Blood Disorders: Anemia, Bleeding
- Prevention and Supportive methods for Cancers, Diabetes, and Alzheimer’s
- Women Health: Menstrual cramps, Menopause symptoms
- Others: Insomnia, Depression, Mood liability, Cognitive Decline
Expert Analysis of Laboratory Tests, including:
Apo-E gene test
Pain Management Techniques:
Chi detox treatment
W. Granville Brown, Certified Consulting Hypnotist
For over twenty-five years, William Granville Brown has committed his life to assisting people improve their lives through inward reflection and truthful insights. In his roles as a Certified Master Trainer, Certified Professional Coach and Certified Consulting Hypnotist, he has helped many people escape stagnation and achieve success with real world methods of transformation. He truly believes everyone can live the life of their dream, no matter their age, once they allow themselves to awaken the possibilities of purpose and passion.
Utilizing the process of hypnosis, he has helped people with various backgrounds all over the world overcome phobias, reduce stress and anxiety, lose weight and quit smoking to name a few of the challenges his clients deal with on a daily basis.
He proudly served in the Unites States Army and has a Bachelor of Arts degree in Business Administration.