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Meet Your HealthCare Team!

 Our Team

Merissa Mason Owner and RMT

RMT, Owner

Merissa Mason

Properly helping others has been ingrained in the fabric of Merissa's existence as long as she can remember, so naturally she prides herself on going above and beyond for her clients. Merissa's  passion for the profession comes through in her interactions with clients and in her treatments. She loves to connect with clients, creating a truly personalized session to reach each individual's goals. Whether she is helping to reintegrate mind with body, soothing chronic pain, or rehabilitating an injury, Merissa uses her considerable assessment and hands-on skills to provide the best care possible.


In her time away from the clinic Merissa is constantly striving towards slowing down the pace of everyday life. She enjoys time with her family, laughing continuously with her daughter, anything outdoors, meditation and hanging out with her horses.

Kendall Darnay RMT and Acupuncture

RMT, Acupuncture

Kendall Darnay

Inspired by her appreciation for movement, recovery, and proper body alignment, Kendall earned her Bachelor’s of Human Kinetics from the University of Windsor in 2015. Following that Kendall went on to complete a program for Massage Therapy from Mohawk College in 2017, becoming a Registered Massage Therapist in 2018. She went on to complete both the Contemporary Medical Acupuncture certification from McMaster University and ACE Massage Cupping certification.


As an outcome-focused therapist, Kendall values the importance of critical thinking and problem solving, drawing on her extensive passion for body mechanics. Each patient treatment session is result driven and based off of the individual and their intentions for the allotted time.


When she’s not assisting her patients on the path to feeling their best, you can find Kendall beading or binging on a good Netflix series.

Nicole Fichtinger RMT


Nicole Fichtinger

Nicole offers a variety of techniques to meet each patient’s specific goals which include a mix of Swedish Massage, Trigger Point Therapy, Myofascial Release, Functional Cupping Therapy and Indie Head Massage.

Her vast knowledge and passion for Anatomy and Physiology has helped her reduce pain and injury for her patients. She strives to give the best possible treatment to every client, focusing on the client’s main concerns. Seeing improvements in a patient’s day-to-day living and functional advancements is what makes her most motivated. Nicole is constantly looking for new ways to help treat and prevent injuries through ongoing research and continuing educational courses.

When she is not working she is probably off telling dad jokes or puns, going to the gym or watching movies!

Renata Sopala RMT


Renata Sopala

Finding her love for all things anatomy and healing the body. Renata brings years of hands-on experience. Her priority is making sure every client feels comfortable by creating a therapeutic relationship built on mutual trust and respect.


Renata's treatments range from relaxing and fluid to deep and target relief. Patients can expect a calm caring environment where they are heard and supported. Renata has worked with a multitude of patients over the years. Working together to create optimal healing with your treatment time, Renata strives to meet her patients where they are and assist them getting to where they would like to be. 


In her spare time you can find Renata in her garden satisfying her love for all things that grow , hanging with her family or out for a run with her dog.

Kaitlin Pavey RMT


Kaitlin Pavey

Shortly after she became a Physiotherapy Assistant and learned the love and passion that she has for the human body and how it works. In 2016 she started her Massage Therapy journey at the Ontario College of Health and Technology.

Kaitlin has been in the Niagara region for a few years now and is loving it. As a Massage Therapist she really enjoys treating the Niagara community. She is focused on finding the source of the discomfort in patients to give relief and get results. She uses many different techniques, which include deep tissue massage, trigger point therapy, fascial release and general swedish massage techniques.

Outside of work you can find her spending time with family, biking, and nerding out on all things anatomy!

Laura Baldin RMT


Laura Baldin

Laura spent the first years of her career as an Athletic Therapist for local hockey and rugby teams at a variety of competitive levels.


Always trying to expand her knowledge so she can best care for her patients, Laura began her studies as a Massage Therapist.  Laura uses a variety of fascial release and soft tissue stretching techniques to help her clients loosen tight muscles, correct imbalances, and perform optimally in daily activity. If you ever have any questions about athletic taping or wrapping techniques, she's your girl!


If she's not at the clinic, Laura is staying active at the gym, taking her dog for a walk, catching up on reality tv, and most recently enjoying becoming a new mom to her little boy!

Kennedy Mason Receptionist


Kennedy Mason

Kennedy is the face behind our front desk. She is often the person on the other end of the phone when calling the clinic. Kennedy keeps the TWB social media accounts running smoothly, responds to emails, assists with insurance billing and everything in between. If you have any questions about your upcoming visit, she’s the gal to contact.

Kennedy is in the Clinic Monday - Friday from 9:30am - 1:30pm to assist you 

Leah Bonk Admin


Leah Bonk

A familiar face at TWB since 2015, Leah used to be the first face you saw when walking in our front door. As years passed her job has evolved and now Leah is the master of all things insurance billing. She handles all the day-to-day transactions, payroll and various other tasks around the clinic. 

With a background in corporate banking, we’re  fortunate to have Leah on our team to keep everything outside the treatment room running smoothly. 


Beyond the 9-3, Leah is a passionate collector of mid-century modern furniture, has a wicked eye for unique fashion and loves to flip through a good magazine. 

Are you an RMT looking for a place to call home? 

We are looking to add new faces to our team! *New Grads Welcome*


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