"Coming together is a beginning, staying together is progress, and working together is a success." -Henry Ford
Mariliza Basa,Registered Massage Therapist
Mariliza was a Registered Nurse in the Philippines. She is very compassionate and always gives her best in terms of dealing with different people and their needs. She became interested in the Massage Therapy program and pursuing this allowed her to gain more knowledge and expand her skills further. Becoming a Registered Massage Therapist helped her fulfill her dreams and goals to help others feel better and help relieve stress in their everyday life.
Beverly Dalmacio, Registered Massage Therapist, Deep Tissue Therapist, Certified Reflexologist, Hot Stone Therapy Practitioner, Cupping Therapist, Esthetician, Certified Dermaroller Professional and Certified Fitter
With an interest in skin care, pursuing a career in Esthetics after high school led to her passion in this field. Her advocacy for natural health is evident in the selection of natural products and services offered at Therapy First. Practicing Massage Therapy for 15 years, she incorporates myofascial and trigger point techniques, along with health and wellness education, and remedial exercises and stretches to meet the goals for treatment. She works with a variety of people including sports related injuries, prenatal massage, MVA (motor vehicle accident) injuries, TMJ (Temperomandibular Joimt) problems and various chronic conditions. She continues to take continuing education courses to stay current and enhance her knowledge. Her purpose is to help people and that inspires her to love her profession.
Renson De Castro, Registered Massage Therapist
Renson obtained his diploma for Massage Therapy from Everest College in 2011. He is very passionate about fitness and martial arts. He has been with Therapy First for a few years and is available only for in home treatments. He provides service to clients unable to receive Massage Therapy treatments at the clinic, most especially for clients with mobility issue and/or disability. He has been a valuable part of the Therapy First team.
Teresa De Mesa, Registered Massage Therapist, Certified Permanent Make-Up Artist, Esthetician, Certified Derma Roller Professional and Body Contouring Specialist
Her passion has always been in the health and beauty industry. Starting at a young age, she was able to discover her interests through practice on friends and family. She wanted to learn more so she obtained her certificate in Esthetics and acquired experience as a Skin and Nail Care Technician. Wanting to expand her skills further, she obtained her registration with the College of Massage Therapists of Ontario in 2015. She loves her profession because it gives her the ability to help others feel and look their best.
Jessica Lancaon, Esthetician
Jessica specializes in many body and facial treatments. She strives to work harder and continue learning. She is pursuing to study Nursing, in hopes to further her skills in Medical Esthetics. Jessica has been with Therapy First since 2019, and continues to ensure every client steps out feeling relaxed and rejuvenated.
Ana Robert, Registered Massage Therapist and Deep Tissue Therapist
Ana is very passionate about getting results done. She acquired her diploma in Massage Therapy in 2010 and is a Certified Deep Tissue Therapist. She incorporates a variety of techniques during her treatments and is known to be very good in locating trigger points. She has been an integral part of the Therapy First team.