Oakville Naturopathic Doctors

Dr. Samantha Ristimaki ND
Dr. Samantha Ristimaki NDNaturopathic Doctor

Dr. Samantha Ristimaki is the chief medical officer at Bronte Wellness Boutique. She received her undergraduate degree from the University of Guelph majoring in Nutrition and Neutraceutical. Her passion for health led her to pursue a four-year graduate degree at the Canadian College of Naturopathic Medicine in Toronto where she graduated with Honours as a Doctor of Naturopathic Medicine. Dr. Ristimaki is a member of the Ontario Association of Naturopathic Doctors, the Canadian Association of Naturopathic Doctors, and is registered and licensed with the College of Naturopaths of Ontario.

After over 10 years of practice, my mission is to inspire and empower people to feel happy, healthy and beautiful. Attaining optimal health involves addressing the underlying causes of health issues, while assessing and integrating physical, mental, emotional and spiritual aspects of health. “Doctor as Teacher” is my guiding principle, as I encourage my patients to take an active role in their own health. Effective, evidence-based and individualized treatment plans are built with each and every one of my patients in mind.

I have a wealth of experience in dealing with digestive health concerns, hormone health and weight loss. My special interest lies in thyroid disease, immune disorders, bioidentical hormone replacement and anti-aging therapies. I’ve also designed specific programs in detoxification, cosmetic acupuncture, weight loss and healthy aging.

I believe that the foundation of health lies in nutrition and a healthy, active lifestyle. When I’m not in clinic, you will find me staying active outdoors by running, cycling or rollerblading. I spent many years as a fitness instructor and personal trainer before finding my passion in teaching yoga. I teach yoga in the studio or corporate setting encouraging people to find balance through active movement and meditation.

Dr. Sarah White ND
Dr. Sarah White NDNaturopathic Doctor

Doctor White earned an undergraduate degree from the University of Ottawa and a four-year Doctor of Naturopathy degree from the Canadian College of Naturopathic Medicine. She is a member of the Ontario Association of Naturopathic Doctors (OAND), the Canadian Association of Naturopathic Doctors (CAND) and is registered and licensed with the College of Naturopaths of Ontario.

As a holistic primary care practitioner, I recognize the importance of treating patients with personalized and integrative medicine. You can trust that I have the experience, education and passion needed to effectively treat your digestive health concerns and skin conditions, balance your hormone levels and support you in your weight loss journey. I’ve also designed innovative and evidence-based programs in detoxification, Bioidentical hormone therapy, weight loss and healthy aging to help my patients feel and look their best. I am passionate about helping my patients to achieve their weight loss goals, improve digestive function and balance their hormones, naturally. I practice what I preach and I will work with you to uncover the root cause of your health issues so that you may thrive and enjoy a healthier, happier and more beautiful life.
 
I am an empathetic listener, passionate teacher and green kitchen guru who is living my true purpose while guiding patients through their personal health journeys. I’m a complete and utter health food fanatic who wants to see everyone benefit from eating healing foods. Healthy cooking and baking are my true passions, and I love sharing recipes that are as healthy as they are delicious to encourage my patients to start creating health in their own kitchens.

Oakville Registered Massage Therapists

Calais Irwin RMT
Calais Irwin RMTRegistered Massage Therapist

Calais Irwin graduated from Canadian Therapeutic College in 2007, having completed 2200 hours of training and clinical work. She holds a general certificate, in good standing, with the College of Massage Therapists of Ontario. During her college experience, Calais volunteered in the long-term care ward at Joseph Brant hospital in Burlington Ontario, where she participated in the care and treatment of patients with ailments such as Multiple Sclerosis, Parkinson’s and Strokes.After becoming a Massage Therapist Calais took a special interest in Head/Neck/Shoulder/TMJ dysfunction, Headaches and Migraines, Chronic pain and auto-immune disorders. She’s taken specialization courses in these areas as well as Intra-Oral Massage and Indie Head Massage.

My goal is to help you recover from injuries so you can get back to doing what you love, and helping to reduce the stress in your life so you can enjoy everything life has to offer.

I have lived for a number of years now without eating refined sugars and my true passion is adapting classic recipes into equally tasty refined sugar free recipes. In my spare time you’ll find me at farmers markets, local farms picking my own fruits and vegetables to make delicious refined sugar free food, at my family cottage enjoying the outdoors, and making my own organic beauty products

Andrea Antaya RMT
Andrea Antaya RMTRegistered Massage Therapist, Reiki Practitioner, Shiatsu Practitioner

Andrea Antaya is a Registered Massage Therapist, Shiatsu Therapist, and Reiki Practitioner at the Bronte Wellness Boutique. In 2003 she graduated from The Shiatsu School of Canada in Toronto with her Diploma in Shiatsu Therapy focusing on Traditional Chinese Medicine and Meridian Line Therapy. She continued her training in 2005 by completing her Reiki Level 2 training under the guidance of her Master, Yvonne Kato in Burlington. She received her Certificate of Registration from the College of Massage Therapists of Ontario (CMTO) after completing her studies in Massage Therapy at the Canadian Therapeutic College (CTC) in 2007. Andrea is also a member of The Registered Massage Therapists of Ontario (RMTAO).

After 12 years of practicing Bodywork Therapies I love nothing more than helping my clients realize their true potential and making the connection between their bodies and minds. By combining energy therapy with the health benefits of massage, I hope to facilitate my clients on their path to optimal health. When I am not practicing on my clients I love finding the time to work on animals, they too enjoy the relaxing benefits of energy healing and massage! I also love incorporating healing touch into the lives of my family, including my 3 year old daughter.

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