Massage Staff

Laura Sara - RMT - Registered Massage Therapist performing Massage Therapy at MacAskill Chiropractic and Wellness Centre

Laura Sara, RMT

Laura loves the outdoors as well as volunteers at the library.  She tries to live a healthy lifestyle and helps others to do the same.  She graduated with honours from the Massage Therapy Program at Bryan College.

Laura has proven skills in relaxation and deep tissue massage incorporating myofascial release techniques to treat skeletal muscle immobility and chronic pain in the tissues.




Carol Barbato, RMT

Carol Graduated from UOIT with a Bachelor in Physical & Health Education. She believes that through regular massage therapy treatment one can alleviate pain, improve posture and increase an overall sense of well-being.

Carol provides a treatment plan specifically geared for you to include knowledge of your present condition, appropriate stretching as well as home care to continue on your path to success






Markus Ottonen, RMT

Markus is an RMT and Physiotherapy assistant who offers skills in both hands on therapy and at homecare. He thoroughly enjoys making a difference in his community and is always willing to help when he can. As a avid mountain biker, he enjoys taking the time to balance both exercise and time to enjoy nature.  

He specializes in deep tissue massage and improving clients range of motion with both stretching and at home care.





Tashinga Mapanga, RMT

Tashinga is a recent graduate of Bryan College. Her treatment incorporates different techniques that include Swedish massage, myofascial and trigger point release, lymph draining, joint mobilization, and stretching. She is a very big advocate on self care, as well as stretching in order to  reduce daily aches and pains. Upon meeting a  client, she always has an objective of creating a treatment plan that corresponds with her clients’ goals while also attending to their needs. She loves working with clients with complex injuries, as she loves investigating as well as formulating a treatment plan that works to address their needs. She is eager and dedicated to continuing her education so that she may provide additional modalities that will further assist her clients in their treatment goals. She will soon be certified for cupping and is very eager to integrate this into her practice.

To book an appointment for your massage with Laura, Carol, Tashinga, or Markus call 416-476-8894