Holistic Skin Therapist
Dixie has early memories of standing on tiptoes at the bathroom counter, watching her grandma slowly trailing a towel through steaming hot water, wringing it out, and carefully massaging it across her face and neck. This nightly ritual was a window into what seemed a mysterious, sacred practice, and established a lifelong fascination with uncovering just what it means to care for our skin. Dixie began her career with Province Apothecary as a production assistant, learning about the therapeutic benefits of botanical ingredients and their wider implications in the spheres of health and beauty. This led her to study aesthetics at Canadian Beauty College and continue to train extensively with Province founder Julie Clark. Dixie is thrilled to combine her ever-growing inquiry into the nature of the skin with this deeply restorative treatment technique. Cultivating the connection between one's internal landscape and its influence on the skin and overall wellness informs the core of her practice, and she's excited to empower her clients to do the same.
Holistic Skin Therapist
Ashley joins Province Apothecary from The Lush Spa, UK. With a degree in aesthetics from Bryan College, Ashley’s passion is empowering others to understand and feel beautiful in their skin. She has traveled the world studying different healing modalities, drawing inspiration and joy from her relationship to nature. This passion for nature and the power of plant-based products are what led her to Province Apothecary. In her spare time, Ashley enjoys giving intuitive readings and shamanic base energy treatments, and hosting meditation and full moon circles. Ashley looks forward to connecting and supporting her clients on their journey towards holistic health and skincare.
Dr. Nastasia Irons
Nastasia started her journey into Naturopathic Medicine in 2010. After completing an undergraduate degree in premedical health sciences, she continued her education at the Canadian College of Naturopathic Medicine where she completed 4 years of medical training followed by a 2-year residency program. After struggling with her own health problems and observing how diet changes, herbal medicine and acupuncture helped her, she became passionate about providing an alternative way of healing to others and has a special interest in treating skincare and digestive health. Alongside the utilization of acupuncture, herbal medicine, diet, nutrients and lifestyle counseling, she is a strong advocate for preventative medicine and determining the root cause of disease. She has extensive training in facial rejuvenation acupuncture and loves to help clients who suffer from eczema, acne, rosacea and scarring. Nastasia is excited to work with you to achieve your health goals and to uncover the path to better health, naturally.
Frances’ journey into holistic skincare started later in life. While dealing with the stress of attending art school and working full time, she noticed her skin and body crying out for help and began to connect how her lifestyle was wreaking havoc on her hormones and body. The inability to find effective solutions from conventional products drew her to find a new path in holistic health and led her to study at The Institute of Holistic Nutrition in Toronto, where she graduated with honors. Her approach to healing follows the ethos of slow and steady: healing is a journey. She hopes to help and inspire people to make small changes in their life for the better by nourishing their body inside and out. When Frances isn’t at the clinic she can be found cooking at home, gardening and foraging for wild herbs with her partner Steve and dog Martha.
Holistic Skin Therapist
Shari has been a Professional Holistic Skin Therapist for over a decade. Her obsession with all things SKIN began long before that, when her first pimple made its appearance at age 11. Her struggles with acne, psoriasis + hormonal imbalance led her down a personal path of holistic healing. Shari is certified in Professional Spa Therapy-specializing in Skin Care, Holistic Nutrition, Ayurveda, Traditional Chinese Medicine, Reiki Certification and has a dual-certification in Health + Life Coaching. Shifting to all-natural skincare on the outside + working on balancing the body’s processes from the inside helped strengthen Shari’s mind, body, spirit + skin! Her mission is to help as many people as she can with hands-on healing, Life Freedom Coaching + a focus on education from a holistic perspective.
Global Mindfulness Consultant and Facilitator
Natalie is a Global Mindfulness Consultant and Facilitator and spreads mindfulness and meditation to promote well being. An advocate for well being and sustainable living, Natalie, uses her broad skill-sets to help everyone discover how mindfulness and meditation can be integrated into managing the complexities of life. Natalie's work is informed and supported by Neuroscience, Buddhism, Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction, Trauma-Informed Facilitation, and more. Her clients include FENDI, TD Bank, Rakuten, Verizon Media, and more.
Courtney’s journey working in the health and wellness field began in 2011 when as an athlete herself, she completed schooling in Fitness and Health Science. Feeling called to learn more about manual therapy, Courtney went back to school for a Bachelors in Athletic Therapy. Courtney longed for a deeper understanding of the body and how it heals + was lucky to meet an Osteopathic Practitioner who would inspire her to return to school, and complete an intensive 4-year program at the Canadian Academy of Osteopathy. Osteopathy’s approach to looking at the body with such an in-depth knowledge of anatomy, physiology and collective mechanics, was unparalleled to anything she had learned prior. She was able to obtain results with patients like never before. Courtney is a licensed member of the Ontario Osteopathic Association, and excited to help her patients find and remove the root cause of their pain. In her spare time Courtney enjoys yoga, pilates, meditation and exploring the outdoors.
Kimberly graduated from two extensive diploma programs at the Shiatsu School of Canada in the fields of Acupuncture and Shiatsu. Her education has given her a unique understanding of the human body through the lens of Western and Eastern Medicine. Kimberly’s understanding of the body is expanded with her training in Japanese Acupuncture, as well as through her roles teaching a general interest Shiatsu course and supervising Shiatsu Student Clinic. In addition to treating everyday stress, tension, and pain, Kimberly has a special interest in helping resolve digestive complaints and anxiety (or whatever particularly interests you). Kimberly has been practicing for over 14 years and is registered with the College of Traditional Chinese Medicine Practitioners and Acupuncturists of Ontario. *Kim’s treatments are covered under Acupuncture.