Sonya Zakharia, M.OMSc
Osteopathic Manual Practitioner
Sonya possesses extensive experience and education and has worked in one of the largest and prestigious Osteopathic clinics in London,Ontario. She has over fourteen years of experience in the healthcare and wellness field. She has work experience assisting individuals who have health challenges through her time working at the hospital and a disability organization. Sonya has taught holistic Practices such as yoga (Certified Yoga Instructor (500 hours), movement therapy, meditation, breathing techniques, fitness instruction, and education support classes to individuals with disabilities. She also has experience in Ayurveda (a natural system of medicine) and provided Ayurvedic massage to her clients.
Prior to her career in healthcare, Sonya obtained her Bachelor’s Degree of Social Sciences in Business and Economics and a Diploma in Business Accounting. She has worked in human resources, healthcare administration services, and at an organization helping individuals with special needs obtain employment and navigate through life with tools such as technical and essential skills. After experiencing her own health challenges, she was lead to Osteopathy and became dedicated to her passion of learning all about the philosophy and science of osteopathic manipulation. In an intensive study program of over four years, Sonya obtained her Masters in Osteopathic Manipulative Sciences from the Canadian Academy of Osteopathy and is licensed with the Ontario Osteopathic Association (OSTCAN). Her personal experience with the impact of injuries on the body allows her to understand and connect with her patients holistically. Sonya has treated a wide variety of patients from infants to older adults through her clinical experience and practice with the goal of determining the root causes of symptoms. She is committed to applying her extensive knowledge to help her patients return to optimal health.