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About Us

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Staff

Dr. Christopher J. Halliday, D.C., B.Sc.(Hons), B.S. - Owner & Chief Clinician -

Originally from Ontario, Canada, Dr. Chris Halliday is a graduate of The National College of Chiropractic in Lombard, IL, and has been in practice since 2001. He also holds two Bachelor’s Degrees in Human Biology and Molecular Biology.

Dr. Halliday was a resident at the National University of Health Sciences Whole Health Center in Chicago, IL where he completed his internship. There, he worked with some of the country’s finest orthopaedists and rehabilitative specialists and experts in the fields of neurology and radiology. Dr. Halliday is a former competitive skier and swimmer who competed throughout his youth all over Ontario. An exercise enthusiast with a lifelong interest in fitness and well-being, his extensive knowledge of rehabilitative training and nutritional counseling complements his caring for his patient’s overall health. He conducts regular seminars on spinal health, exercise, and rehabilitation as well as delivers volunteer work to athletes in the community.

Dr. Halliday is dedicated to achieving optimal performance for his patients through a conservative, direct approach and hands-on healing. His expertise in Spinal Decompression Therapy and state-of-the-art physiotherapy modalities are merged with traditional, tried-and-true chiropractic care to offer a powerful and effective approach to optimizing his patient’s health and wellness.

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Nina Halliday - LMT/MAT/CPMT Specialist -

Nina Halliday was born and raised in Slovakia and has resided in Chicago since 1998. She received her degree as a Certified Massage Therapist in 2002, graduating from the prestigious  Chicago School of Massage Therapy.

In Europe, Nina was a professional actress and performed on the National stage. Her direction shifted when she made the decision to move to the States and dedicate herself to manual therapy. The purpose of this clinical muscle work is to loosen the muscles and tendons and to improve the mobility and flexibility of the joints. Nina also is trained in myofascial release and Muscle Activation Technique (MAT) and incorporates elements of physical therapy and rehab into her treatments. Nina has also received certification in Pediatric Massage.

Her skills and dedication to patient health have garnered her a well-earned reputation as one of the most exceptional massage therapists in Chicago.

Keri Korus - LMT/Body Work Specialist -

Keri is a graduate of the prestigious Swedish Institute College of Health Science in NYC and has been a member of The Chicago Body Works team since 2015. Her interest in the body began in Brazil when she studied pre-med in the city of São Paulo, developing a passion for anatomy and physiology, which led her to pursue a career in massage therapy.

Keri, a Deep Tissue Massage specialist, is able to successfully address her client’s needs and help relieve a wide range of conditions from back pain, migraines, and mental stress, to sports injuries and other musculoskeletal problems.

As a Certified Personal Trainer, Keri knows how to work with special populations and, through rehabilitation, post-rehabilitation, and corrective exercise in addition to clinical massage therapy, Keri is able to obtain the best possible results for patients.

Wayne Hussey - LMT/Deep Tissue and Manual Lymphatic Drainage Expert -

Wayne Hussey is a 2000 graduate of the Chicago School of Massage Therapy. He was hired on as faculty 6 months later to continue and develop the CSMT Program, where he stayed until 2016. Wayne was a full-time instructor at all 3 schools for 15 years, teaching all aspects of anatomy, physiology, and technique.

Wayne joined The Chicago Body Works team in 2017 and has been an integral part of patient care and success since.

Wayne’s fortés are sports rehab and establishing a connection via Mind-Body Balance and Energy Work. He incorporates stretching, strengthening, and rehab exercises into his tailored patient programs to great effect.

Wayne recognizes the value of all bodywork disciplines. His mantra?  “No one technique gets the job done; hence, teamwork!”

Stephan Williams - LMT/Sport Massage Expert -

Stephan is a graduate of Chicago’s New School of Massage and has been putting his hands to good use since.

While working as an OR Assistant, Stephan was drawn to the healing art of massage therapy, noting that he had particular intuitive gifts and a genuine desire to help others. His practice is medically oriented and he is adept at all manual therapy techniques (Trigger Point Therapy, Deep Tissue, Sports Massage, etc.). In fact, Stephan has already garnered rave reviews from patients at The Chicago Body Works.

A native of Chicago, Stephan spends his off time with his daughter and practicing martial arts.

Kathryn Gauthier - LMT/Holistic Practitioner -

Massage therapist Kathryn Gauthier brings a wealth of skill, insight, and experience to our practice. A graduate of the SOMA Institute of Massage Therapy in downtown Chicago, and with ten years of experience, she is well versed in both Eastern and Western modalities.

Kathryn believes in providing a balanced, holistic treatment while empowering individuals to be the best stewards of their own health.

Originally from Massachusetts, with a background in the visual and performing arts, she enjoys the interpersonal aspect of the healing arts and finds great satisfaction in facilitating and observing immediate improvements in her patient’s well-being.

Bryan Malkowski - LMT/Deep Tissue, Swedish, Sports Massage -

Bryan Malkowski is a graduate of The Chicago School of Massage Therapy and has been in practice, in and around Chicago, for 30 years. Over the past 25 years, he established and worked exclusively for an elite private clientele. Fortunately for us, he is now a part of our team!

Bryan specializes in Deep Tissue Massage, Swedish Massage, and Sports-related Therapy. He often combines techniques for a unique and custom experience. He believes that the care of the physique is essential, not only to the optimal function of the body but also as a tonic for the mental and emotional stressors of daily life. Regular care offers a means of “being at your best” at all times.

We are excited that Bryan has brought his talent and experience to The Chicago Body Works.  After your first session, you will undoubtedly look forward to the next one.