Discover a holistic approach to your health

cope better with stress


optimize your performance

focus more clearly

experience less pain

increase your energy

We help you break old physical & emotional habits that keep you feeling trapped in a body that has no energy, a weak immune system, acute or chronic aches and pains, stressful days, and/or emotional trauma.

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True health is having a natural abundance of energy while you live the life of your dreams.

If you feel tired when you wake up, like you’re aging too quickly, your body feels uncomfortable, or in pain, we can help.

Our Discovery & Embodiment Sessions treat your whole self through in-person soft touch chiropractic adjustments, network spinal analysis, bioenergetic testing as well as ongoing lifestyle and supplement recommendations. We also provide online courses and distance healing for those not located in the Toronto area.

Ways to work with us

In our Toronto Office

Discovery & Embodiment Sessions

A customized health discovery service that helps you understand how to read your body’s unique signals, so you can start to experience more joy and ease in your life. Tailored suggestions on how to start your unique healing journey.

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Joy Strategy

A Joy Strategy Session can help you move through change, shift into a healthier lifestyle, and of course, increase your sense of joy, creativity, and general wellbeing.

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I want you to have a joyous, fulfilled life.

Hi, I’m Maureen, a joy catalyst.

I empower people like you to live better, healthier lives.

When you take your last breath I want you to say “What a beautiful ride my life has been!”

I love being a catalyst for people: to help them feel fantastic, do good in this world, and love more openly. I want you to dance more, laugh more, and live a life filled with energy, clarity, and joy.

I’m an unconventional chiropractor. I know that your body already has the answers you need to live a more vibrant life. I can help you rediscover who you were always meant to be. No snapping or popping. I promise.

Get Healthy. Find Joy.


We’ve assembled some of our favourite resources for you. Enjoy!

Merry Self Care Month

Merry Self Care Month

Ways to Care for yourself during this stress filled time We all know it and I don’t think at this point I need to spell out that the holidays are filled with stress, expectations and unresolved family and friend dramas.   I am challenging you to...

Insta Pot BorenKool (Farmer’s Sausage, Potatoes and Kale)

Insta Pot BorenKool (Farmer’s Sausage, Potatoes and Kale)

Ingredients 4-6 of your favourite medium size sausages (I like a mix of Lamb merguez and mild-med chorizo) 3 Bunches of Curly Kale-stems removed 1-2 lbs of your favourite mashing potato (may want to peel them but not necessary) 1/4 - 1/2c of grassfed butter Method In...

An Interview with Tara

An Interview with Tara

Have you met our amazing office manager, Tara Ellacott? I decided to interview Tara so that you could get to know her brilliance and passion like I have over the last six months. Tara talks about family and having 3 children; how she learned the brain is...

lively and strong again

Coming back home and resettling-in was not easy. But thanks to you, I am on the right track. I have gone from low mobility and an achy body, to being lively and strong again! Thank you for expediting my healing and for easing my stress response.

We all love, love, love you!

Changes affecting one member of my family, affects all of us, and it’s always positive…Several years later, and the changes keep happening. We are all getting a little wiser. And all thanks to you, Maureen. We all love, love, love you!!


the greatest gift that I have ever received

Dr. Maureen has given me the greatest gift that I have ever received – a feeling of control over my health. I love the positive environment and the optimism that surrounds me every time I am at Essence of Life. Since I have started under Maureen’s care, I am happier and healthier and have more patience with my children and in general!


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