Courtenay Pletz

Registered Massage Therapy

Courtenay has been a registered massage therapist since 2017. She strives to provide a thorough treatment specific to your areas of concern while incorporating an element of relaxation. Courtenay treats a wide range of conditions including repetitive strain injuries, neuropathic conditions, and chronic headaches and migraines. She has additional training in Myofascial release, therapeutic exercise and TMJ dysfunction. She also offers pre and post natal massage. Courtenay utilizes a variety of techniques in session to help you reach your goals. Techniques used include Swedish massage, trigger point release, joint mobilization and assisted stretching. Currently, Courtenay splits her time between Nanoose Bay and Vancouver. In her free time she enjoys skiing, cycling and hiking.

Dhara Joshi


Dhara graduated with a Master’s degree of Physiotherapy in Neurological and Psychosomatic Disorders in 2014. Along with completion of the Masters program with honours, she has also published an article on stroke rehabilitation in International Journal. She is a Registered Physical Therapist in good standing with the College of Physiotherapists of British Columbia. Dhara is a strong believer in lifelong education and using evidence-based approaches in her practice. Having completed an array of clinical placements from private sports clinics to spinal cord rehab, Dhara understands the value in unique, patient-centered treatment. She uses a multi-modal, hands-on approach to help her patients reach their goals She brings with her a cumulative experience of 9+ years treating patients of all ages with diverse Musculoskeletal, Neurological as well as Cardiovascular conditions. She is an IMS/ Dry needling certified and wishes to pursue various certifications in her field. Apart from work, Dhara enjoys Zumba, Music and hiking.

John Kalina


Nikita Shah


Nikita Shah has been working as a Physiotherapist since 2014 in a clinical setting. She can help clients with any Joint pain, soft tissue injuries, arthritis, frozen shoulder, post surgery rehabilitation.

She has been trained and certified I IMS ( intramuscular stimulation) / Functional dry needling(trigger point release technique for chronic muscle tightness using a fine tiny needle to stimulate and release the muscle tension) , pelvic floor physiotherapy ( helping women with incontinence, prolapse, chronic pain, chronic constipation), Kinesio taping (taping for joint stabilization, taping for pregnancy SIJ pain, for diastesis recti post pregnancy), Certified GLA:D therapist ( improving quality of life with Osteoarthritis in Hip and knee with evidence research based exercise program created in Denmark) and Certified FCE therapist.

Her experience as a Physiotherapist has been a wonderful journey, nothing gives her greater happiness than watching her patients getting better and transitioning back to their normal life.

Nikita is continuing to acquire more knowledge and skills to meet the needs of her patients. She is looking forward to helping you with pain management and functional rehabilitation.

Sahil Tanna


Sahil Tanna has always been passionate about the health industry and he selected physiotherapy as his profession to accomplish his priority goal in life of helping people in pain.

He was drawn to that career especially after he personally benefitted greatly from it at one point in his life.

“After being in a motorbike accident and getting help from another physiotherapist, I was already in a state of mind to consider this as my career in the health care field,” he said.

He achieved his Bachelor of Physiotherapy degree in India followed by his Exercise and Wellness Diploma in Victoria, B.C.

Sahil really enjoys the clinical side of being a physiotherapist and never wanted to just sit at a desk.

Today he says there are so many advances in his field that it keeps him on his toes to find new information and stay up-to-date.

He does that capably with an impressive continual learning program.

Already he has acquired certifications in IMS, Vestibular Assessment and Management, Functional Capacity Evaluation and Part A Lumbar Spine: Mckenzie Institute of Canada.

Currently he is also working on certification with the Fellow of Canadian Academy of Manipulative Physiotherapy – FCAMPT Level 1.

Besides his knowledge and his experience in a broad range of physiotherapy, he has interest in vestibular therapy and falls prevention.

When Sahil is not working, he loves to play competitive cricket and recreational soccer. He also loves spending quality time with his toddler.

He also dedicates time to guide international physiotherapists like himself to have a better career in Canada.

How we got Started

Our clinic was born out of a shared passion among a group of healthcare professionals who recognized the need for a holistic and patient-centered approach to wellness, leading us to join forces and establish a place where comprehensive care and compassion converge.

Our Compassionate Approach

At Nanoose Bay Wellness Centre, your health and well-being are at the heart of everything we do, guiding us to offer personalized, attentive care.

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