About RYMT

Royal York Massage Therapy & Osteopathy is proud to have a team of skilled and compassionate health professionals, dedicated to providing the highest level of client care. We are committed to life-long learning, teaching and excellence in our practice, continually striving to find the most beneficial and effective techniques to support our clients’ optimal performance, health and wellness. We believe in the importance of addressing the causes of stress, illness and pain, rather than only treating the symptoms. RYMTO offers a relaxing atmosphere designed to give our clients a haven to escape everyday stress and retreat to a place that is welcoming, compassionate, energizing and inspiring. Founded by Henry Janzen and Gina Tsiapalis in 2002, the clinic is continually evolving to suit the changing needs of a diverse client base.

Our Clinic

Royal York Massage Therapy & Osteopathy is in the heart of Islington Village and provides massage therapy, osteopathy and acupuncture – a collective of alternative health care practices under one roof. This collaboration allows us to provide our clients with a diverse range of treatment modalities that can be customized to meet individual needs.

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Royal York Massage Therapy & Osteopathy is a client-centric clinic. We listen to the individual needs of our clients to develop a tailored treatment plan. Our focus in every treatment is on the therapy of massage, from relaxation to deep tissue, to maximize the benefits for our clients. With this focus, we aim to help our clients achieve balance and health, offering them an informed choice for ongoing therapy.

Meet the Therapists


    Henry Janzen, RMT, DOMP

    Osteopathic Manual Practitioner

    [vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Henry is a 2000 graduate of Sutherland-Chan Massage Therapy School and...

    Marie-Ange V-F Cherchel, M(Ost)

    Osteopathic Manual Practitioner

    [vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Born in Martinique, Marie-Ange graduated from the British School of Osteopathy...

  • Jeanette Chan, RMT, DOMP

    Registered Massage Therapist & Osteopathic Manual Practitioner

    [vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Jeanette graduated from the Canadian College of Massage and Hydro Therapy...


    Igal Untershats, RMT

    Registered Massage Therapist

    [vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Igal is a graduate of Sutherland Chan School of Massage. As a Registered...


    Melanie Jones, RMT

    Registered Massage Therapist

    [vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Melanie is a Registered Massage Therapist and graduated from Sutherland-Chan...

  • Lisa Tibando, RMT

    Registered Massage Therapist

    [vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Lisa Tibando graduated from Toronto's, Trillium College, Massage Therapy...

  • Vanessa Lees, RMT

    Registered Massage Therapist

    [vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Vanessa has been in the health and wellness field for over 20 years. She...

    Sameh Said, RMT

    Registered Massage Therapist

    [vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Sameh is a recent RMT graduate who is at the start of his career and brings...

  • Andy Wu, RMT

    Registered Massage Therapist

    [vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Andy is a recent RMT graduate with years of experience working as a manual...

  • Martina Hana, RMT

    Registered Massage Therapist

    [vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Martina is a recent RMT graduate with years of experience as a trained...

Every time I get a massage with my girl - Jessica - I feel nothing but relief after. Hands down my favorite RMT yet, she really gets in every little crack and she is really informative. My hip is quite tight and after seeing Jessica i can literally go a month sometimes longer without feeling pain again.read more
Amanda Garcia
19:26 02 Mar 21
Cassandra is the best RMT hands down! Best ashiatsu massage and regular massage! You actually get deep tissue and pain relief!
Stephanie Veliz
15:05 09 Feb 21
I always recommend this place to my family and friends. My practitioners approach was detailed and methodical. After various sports related injuries, I can vouch that this place and my RMT Igal Untershats are the reasons why I believe in Massage Therapy as a form rehabilitation. If you're looking for a place that cares about you and your well being, you will not be disappointed.read more
Zohra Hakim
21:22 09 Dec 20
Lisa is an amazing.
michael bamford
00:28 15 Sep 20
I started seeing Marie Ange to help with chronic pain in my neck, shoulder, back and leg approximately a year ago. She was able to help me function normally, literally felt like walking on air every time I left a session and for up to a week. Slowly I was able to stretch my appointments from weekly to biweekly to monthly. I have missed her greatly through this pandemic, she is professional and knowledgeable. She is kind, she is funny, she has great stories of France! and as I write this review I am comfortable enough with all precautions the clinic has taken to call for an appointment. See you soon!read more
Tonina Tesolin
13:45 08 Aug 20
I've been visiting Melanie Jones and she does an amazing job. Will keep coming.
Elena G.
17:36 02 Jul 20
Marie-Ange is an excellent and professional practitioner. She was able to help with my chronic pain issues and is highly skilled and knowledgeable. I highly recommend her!
Mia Oripo
17:31 18 Jun 20
Igal is one of the best RMTs I've encountered. He is highly skilled and is always looking to improve his practice. He is the only RMT that has been able to decrease my chronic pain issues. He is also highly professional and creates a safe and welcoming environment.read more
Rosa Dragonetti
17:29 18 Jun 20
Melanie is a fantastic massage therapist! Great service.
Katelin Dolega
17:37 14 Mar 20
I had 60min massage with Colleen Man and man was it phenomenal. I do ultrasound so my neck, shoulders and hips get extremely tight but they were no match for this small-framed rock star. She was strong and methodical. She explained everything as she went along and asked if the pressure needed adjusting which made me know she was paying attention to what she was doing. She was intuitive with the tightest spots and gave them the extra attention needed. She gave a phenomenally therapeutic massage which was an unexpected delight. I will definitely be booking my next session soon. Thanks Colleen!!read more
Stacy Joseph
19:02 03 Dec 19
I have had stiffness in my shoulders, back and lower back for quite some time but Cassandra Pope had the best way to release the tension in my back with appropriate massage techniques with the right amount of pressure.. Hats off to her understanding of each and every pain point.. Thank you.. Amazing experienceread more
Ridisha Roy
22:42 25 Nov 19
Great staff and service!
John Del Rosario
23:49 14 Nov 19
Convenient location. Great staff.
Rick Morris
03:57 10 Nov 19
Had the worst sciatic pain for over a month. Melanie Jones FIXED me in 1 visit. This is not a joke. She is beyond the best therapist I have ever had and if you see her, she absolutely will fix you. Mel, can't thank you enough. You literally saved me!
Neil Doctorow
03:45 05 Nov 19
Does a great massage on sore back.
Dave Knott
03:43 12 Oct 19
Hilary is a kind, caring naturopathic doctor. She is very knowledgeable and when not sure does her research. Always returns my emails with helpful suggestions. So glad I found her.
Nancy Stewart
16:02 21 Jul 19
Great people great service and parking at the back!
Nelly Lalany
13:13 30 Mar 19
After trying many osteopaths over the past few years I finally found a place I can keep going back to. Very professional, great therapists on staff, comfortable environment and easy booking system. I would highly recommend trying this place.
15:00 13 Nov 18
I really enjoyed the osteopath treatment and the practitioner's professionalism.
Nancy Serron
09:43 28 Aug 18
Melanie is a talented RMT. Seen her many times and always hits the spots. Great person too!
Caleb King
22:12 20 Jul 18
I was visiting the area from out of town and they were able to accommodate me on very short notice. Cassandra did an excellent job and was able to clear up all of the tightness in my calves. I would recommend her to anyone looking for an rmt. The fact that they offer direct billing to insurers is a huge plus.read more
Alex Miller
14:34 29 Mar 18
Melanie is absolutely wonderful. The entire team is pleasant and knows their stuff. I highly recommend RYMT.
Lola Macanowicz
21:38 30 Jan 18
Amazing knowledgeable therapists. I've been using them exclusively for over a year now.
Ruth Akierman
13:13 28 Jan 18
This neighbourhood business has helped multiple staff members with persistent aches and pains, making us healthier and more productive.
Arts Etobicoke
18:03 20 Sep 17
Cassandra is an excellent massage therapist.
Chris Bower
21:17 11 Jul 17
Massages are great. I have seen a number of the therapists and they are dedicated, listen to your needs and experienced at massage. Highly recommended.
Henry Janzen
05:19 04 Apr 17
I have been to Royal York Massage Therapy a number of times and each time Melanie has given me a massage. She is amazing! She is without a doubt one of the best massage therapists I have ever had over the years. She has really strong, experienced hands. After I come out of a session with her all the aches and pains have disappeared completely. She is always checking the pressure throughout the session and is extremely thorough.She is truly a gifted masseuse and knows her craft! I would book a session with Melanie at least once a week if I could! I look forward to booking more sessions with her in 2013!read more
Ann McDonald
02:53 29 Dec 12