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Get to Know Our Team


Dr. Alex St.Pierre DC, MPK, CSCS

Alex St.Pierre is a clinician who takes a sport-sciences approach to clinical practice combining old-school strength and conditioning principles with current evidence-based clinical research. He works with athletes along the entire performance continuum, from the treatment and management of pain to optimizing individual performance.

Alex's education includes an Honors Specialization in Kinesiology from Western University. In 2013, he graduated cum laude from the Canadian Memorial Chiropractic College. In 2017, Alex graduated from University of Toronto’s inaugural Master of Professional Kinesiology program.

His work experience involves the roles of consultant, therapist, physiologist, and clinician. This includes work as a strength and conditioning coach in three collegiate settings, Seneca College, Western University, and the University of Toronto. He has worked as an intern of exercise physiology at the Canadian Sports Institute Ontario. There Alex focused on athlete testing for Swim Ontario and Softball Canada. His work was influential in creating a long-term strength and conditioning for Alpine Ontario. During the offseason, Alex works as a clinician and trainer in the daily training environments of NHL and OHL hockey players.


Dr. Emily Kawaguchi DC, MPK

Emily is an evidence-based clinician, certified in Contemporary Acupuncture through McMaster University, as well as certified in instrument assisted soft tissue therapy.

Emily graduated cum laude from Canadian Memorial Chiropractic College, as well as having completed her Master of Professional Kinesiology and Bachelors of Kinesiology with honours from the University of Toronto. During this time, she competed on both the varsity women’s volleyball team and varsity track and field team. 


For over 15 years, Emily has been involved in volleyball, including being a member of Team Ontario Beach and has represented Canada internationally in beach volleyball at both Youth and Junior World Championships. She has also been on the coaching side for beach volleyball and indoor club teams, as well as a lead strength coach for club teams. 

Emily has a special interest in concussion rehabilitation, as she had the opportunity work at the Holland Bloorview Concussion centre completing concussion rehabilitation research, community outreach educational presentations with Ontario sports organizations and performing baseline testing. 



Patrick Dasko

Patrick is a full blown exercise nerd. Who does a bit of everything himself. He has spent years doing strength training in the gym, regularly goes on 100+km bike rides, dances salsa/bachata, and engages in various team sports based on the season. Extremely active himself, he has a deep understanding of how difficult and challenging it can be to deal with injuries and not being able to do what you love. 

He takes a very client centred approach trying to keep his clients as active as possible while rehabbing their aches and injuries, so that they can get back to being the best versions of himself.

A session with Patty will involve a thorough history and physical assessment. Followed by a customised treatment plan and explanation of what's going on. He will work to get you in charge of your body and life as best he can.

A session may involve some hands therapy, some deep tissue massage, or dry needling. Always coupled with some movements and exercise to help heal and rebuild.


Nastasia Irons

Dr. Nastasia became interested in Naturopathic medicine because of a passion to help people understand their bodies so that they can feel better and eliminate any anxiety related to their health. When you understand how your body works, you can learn the signs your body is telling you and use them to make the changes you need in order to heal and recover.

When not in the clinic, you can find Nastasia somewhere outside, either on her bike, or exploring the trails around the city. Nastasia loves to exercise because of the positive effects it has on mental health, and became a spin instructor in order to share her love of music and movement with as many people as possible. She believes that movement is the medicine your body needs to thrive, and any form of exercise is the ultimate therapy for mind, body, and soul.


Dr. Nastasia has a strong interest in hormonal and digestive health. She loves to work with people who are struggling with hormonal changes after coming off the birth control pill, or who are experiencing acne, PCOS, Endometriosis, and irregular menstrual cycles. She frequently incorporates acupuncture as part of her treatment plan, and has 9 years of experience in facial rejuvenation acupuncture techniques.

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