Meet our Registered Massage Therapists

Elise Richard-Mohamad

RMT – Registered Massage Therapist

Elise Richard-Mohamed is a Registered Massage Therapist in good standing with the College of Massage Therapist of Ontario (CMTO). Elise’s Journey first began in 2016 with the two-year accelerated Massage Therapy program at Fanshawe College, which she completed in 2018 with Honours.

Elise is passionate about helping other obtain their optimal health. She enjoys therapeutic and rehabilitative massages. During a massage with Elise she enjoys using a variety of different techniques such as, Swedish, Fascial work, Deep Tissue, Stretching and Trigger Point Therapy. After your treatment Elise will provide you with home care (stretches, hydrotherapy, exercises, ect.) which will further enhance the effectiveness of the treatment.

Elise loves to expand her knowledge and learn new things! She is currently completing a course in cupping therapy to further help her clientele reach their health goals! Although Elise enjoys therapeutic and rehabilitative massage she can certainly help those who just want to relax with a Hot stone massage as well!

Lyndsay Hasilo

B.A., RMT – Registered Massage Therapist

Lyndsay Hasilo is a Registered Massage Therapist in good standing with the College of Massage Therapists of Ontario (CMTO). Lyndsay’s journey in health care began at Western University where she successfully completed her Bachelor of Arts with Honours in Kinesiology in 2014.

Wanting to expand her knowledge and interest in human anatomy, physiology and biomechanics, Lyndsay attended Westervelt College and graduated with President’s Honour in the Massage Therapy Program. Through the outreaches and student massage clinics at school, Lyndsay was able to identify her love for therapeutic and rehabilitative massages. Those experiences exposed her to a variety of conditions and ailments with a very diverse clientele. She views massage therapy as not only restorative, but also preventative.

Your first appointment with Lyndsay will include an interview and assessment where, together, you will come up with an effective treatment plan. During a massage Lyndsay uses a variety of techniques, including but not limited to Swedish, deep tissue, stretching, fascial work, and trigger point therapy. After the massage is complete, Lyndsay will provide you with home care (hydrotherapy, stretches, exercises, etc.), which will aid in the effectiveness of the treatment.

Lyndsay truly enjoys being a part of her client’s journey to health, and witnessing their progress throughout their treatment plan. She believes in client-based and personalized care.

Hajar Dokhanchi

B.Sc.(Honors), RMT – Registered Massage Therapist

Hajar is a registered massage therapist in good standing with College of Massage Therapist of Ontario. In year 2006 she completed a major in Biology at Carleton University, Ottawa, ON, and graduated with an Honours Bachelor of Science. Years after her graduation, her long lasting interest in human anatomy and physiology has driven her to pursue a career in massage therapy.

Hajar returned to school at Fanshawe College and graduated from accelerated program with GPA average of 3.9. She is also a member of the Registered Massage Therapist Association of Ontario.

Hajar’s expertise includes myofascial release, soft tissue manipulation,joint mobilization and trigger point therapy. Hajar is also certified in Cupping therapy and Kinesiology taping which will provide another effective treatment options for her patients in conjunction with massage therapy treatment. Hajar has treated clients with low back pain, neck pain, TMJ dysfunction, tension headaches, elbow and rotator cuff tendonitis, knee pain, and repetitive Strain Injuries.

Having a background in both Massage Therapy (biomechanic) and Science (biotensegrity) enables her to have a better understanding of treating the body as a whole. A session with Hajar starts with an interview and assessment, then hands-on treatment and ends with homecare exercises/stretches. She helps each client with personalized care.

She loves photography and enjoys reading Rumi poems. She believes in making a difference!

Paulo Machado

RMT – Registered Massage Therapist

Paulo is a registered massage therapist who obtained an advanced Massage Therapy diploma from Lambton College and a Massage & Hydrotherapy diploma from Canadian College of Health Science and Tech. He excels at communication with clients and then formulating a treatment plan to the needs of the client.

Paulo also has experience working overseas providing relaxation and rehabilitative massage treatments during athletic events, clinical settings and teaching Taekwondo.

As a 2nd degree black belt in Taekwondo, he has become a certified Taekwondo instructor. While competing in Taekwondo he was introduced to the massage therapy profession through registered massage therapist that attended tournament events. While overseas, Paulo took the time to improve his education with hot stone massage training and Indian head massage training.

Now, Paulo has join the Synergy health team to provide safe and effective health care to the public. Whether a client wishes to destress and receive relaxation massage or issues that are stopping you from doing your job or daily routine properly, Paulo will do his upmost to achieve the desired results the client is hoping for.

Alison Taylor

RMT – Registered Massage Therapist

Ali is a Registered Massage Therapist working out of the Synergy Centre. She is currently in the midst of preparing for her board exams with the College of Massage Therapy to become a Registered Massage Therapist. In 2014, Ali graduated from Western with an Honours Bachelor of Arts in Kinesiology.

There, she took courses in Anatomy, Physiology, Biomechanics, which spiked her interest in the human body. In 2016, she began the two year accelerated Massage Therapy program at Fanshawe College which she completed in June 2018. Ali is passionate about helping others and is hoping to use her knowledge from both modalities to be able to integrate and implement an effective treatment plan for her future clients.