We recognize that each discipline of healthcare is as unique as each individual patient. Whatever therapy or therapies you choose, in turn, deserve their complete and undivided attention. At The Vitality Center each Practitioner is specialized and has individual training for each treatment(s) they provide. Our Practitioners constantly update their training and knowledge to stay at the forefront of their respective field(s). By choosing our multidisciplinary approach to health, you can achieve a faster and more efficient outcome, as you receive a complete and thorough treatment with each therapy. Our Practitioners work together as a team to get you to your best level of health.
Dr. David Koivuranta
Dr. Dave (as he is affectionately called) was born and raised in Thunder Bay, Ontario, playing hockey on outdoor rinks all winter and mountain biking all summer (or fishing, camping, etc.). He graduated from Northwestern Health Sciences University in Minneapolis, MN in 1997 with a Bachelors in Human Biology and a Doctor of Chiropractic Degree.
His mission is to help serve as many people as possible on a path to living healthy lives forever, especially children, because most health problems he sees in adults start before the age of 20. His greatest pleasures in life include helping others, spending time with his family (Jaime, Mia, Evan and pets), running and dabbling in the other activities that create great life experiences.
Sherry Essnaashari is a registered Homeopath, bringing over 20 years of experience in healing. She brings an innate and unique style, specializing in a variety of modalities including, homeopathy, counselling, nutrition, Reflexology and Indian Head Massage.
Sherry has over 15 years of experience as a public educator, mentor and counsellor. She works with adults, children and youth to attain well-being. Her areas of speciality include mental health, addictions, stress management, and work life balance. Her approach focuses on Mindfulness-based stress reduction and Cognitive Behavioural Therapy.
She also holds regular wellness workshops to support individuals and groups in attaining optimal health and performance. Using her skills and expertise in various facets of health, she provides her clients with a wide range of tools that embrace holistic, health practices and which engage, educate and empower.
Her growing clientele is largely due to her ability to treat and manage acute and chronic conditions using excellent assessment skills and a holistic, caring approach.
Registered Massage Therapist
Lee utilizes a variety of techniques in her practice. She fine-tunes each treatment plan and technique to the needs of the client. She uses deep tissue therapy, myofascial release, traditional Swedish massage as well as joint play and stretching to assist in the healing of injuries caused by repetitive motions, overuse, postural deviations and stress related issues, she also integrates passive stretching and fascial work into her treatments. Lee works to treat the root cause rather than just symptoms. Her overall goal is to eliminate a client’s pain or to optimize their performance.
Lee attended Shiatsu School Of Canada and graduated from ICT Kikkawa College for Massage Therapy. She is a member in good standing of the College of Massage Therapists of Ontario and an active member of the Registered Massage Therapists Association of Ontario.
As a certified and highly qualified Medical Esthetician, Ave also draws on her comprehensive nursing background to constantly strive to explain and recommend treatment plans that address the client's precise needs. Ave has been with The Vitality Center for several years working with ELOS Technology (laser hair removal, Velashape, ReFirme Skin Tightening, Photo Rejuvenation)- Biophora Chemical Peels, and Microdermabrasion. As a testament to her passion for cosmetics and beauty, she is keeping her skills current by regularly attending training seminars and expos across the the GTA. Ave is a wealth of experience and knowledge to help you along the way.
Ave is a proud mother to 3 amazing children.
With her enthusiasm in medical treatments and skilled attention to detail, Leila is one of The Vitality Center Laser and Skin Care technicians. Graduating from Canadian Aesthetic Academy with Certificate in Medical Aesthetics and Laser Technology, Leila has a skill for detail when it comes to all medical aesthetic treatments. She is a trained, experienced, and proficient Laser and Skin Care technician. Passionate in achieving results, that make patients feel confident about their appearance. Her approach is one that encompasses all of her technical knowledge with a relaxing and soothing touch.
Larissa graduated with a Kinesiology degree and a diploma in Fitness and Health Promotion from the University of Guelph-Humber. She has experience in Fitness Training, Cardiac Rehabilitation and Physical Rehabilitation. She is a true believer that health, wellness and vitality can not only improve the state of the physical body, but also have the ability to impact and improve the mental psyche as well. She is constantly learning of different methods to progress her clients from passive to active rehabilitation and enjoys helping others achieve their goals within physical rehabilitation. She has also devoted her time as a First-Aid Responder and Athletic Taper for the Toronto Rush during their triumphant first year in the American Ultimate Disc League. Larissa is a compassionate and positive person who looks forward to meeting new clients and improving their well-being.
Our clinic has a warm, welcoming, friendly and positive environment to fulfill all of your natural health care needs. Call us today and arrange a tour or complimentary consultation: 647-352-2372