Cara Thien is an elite personal trainer, competitive fitness coach and sports nutrition advisor. An IFBB national level competitor, Cara is a sponsored figure and fitness athlete who wins events in both Canada and the USA. She has overcome many challenges as she pushes herself to reach her dreams while inspiring others to do the same. www.carathien.com
Cornia Paris is the founder of Natural Line Design and has made the application of permanent cosmetics and removal of tattoos with EliminInk her specialty; with the help of her nearly 20 years of experience in the dental profession in which she gained an extensive knowledge of the facial anatomy and experience working in small spaces with flawless attention to detail. Her work is impeccable and comes highly recommended by many doctors and her peers. All of these qualities translate into the most amazing results of permanent cosmetics procedures for her each of her clients. Not sure if EliminInk is for you? Corina will sit down with you for a free consultation to answer any questions you may have. For more information go to naturallinedesign.com or call 604-780-7746.
|Dr Jason Rivers|
One of Canada’s top dermatologists, Dr. Jason Rivers is board certified in North America and is Clinical Professor of Dermatology at the University of British Columbia. He is a partner at Pacific Dermaesthetics, a private medical and cosmetic dermatology practice in Vancouver, BC. www.riversol.com or www.vancouverskin.com
Bonnie Barton has worked in Vancouver's film and television industry since 1999 as a body double. She is a trained laser consultant and clinician in body contouring devices used across Canada. As of 2010, she became co-president of Vidadish Fit Portions, a company dedicated to teaching weight loss through portion control. She is a mother of a five-year-old, and calls Vancouver home. www.vidadish.com
Jennifer Trecartin, RHN, RNCP, ROHP is a holistic nutritionist who resides in Vancouver, B.C. and works with clients from around the world. She is the founder of My Edible Advice, a nutritional consulting firm that focuses on digestive health care by empowering their clients with the tools they need to reach their health and wellness goals. www.myedibleadvice.com
Bridget is a manager and esthetician at Luxe Beauty Lounge & Mobile Spa in Yaletown. With years of experience in everything from day spas to destination spas, she's worked with many amazing estheticians and brings a wealth of experience to Luxe. Visit www.luxebeautylounge.com to see all their services or book online, or call 604-689-5893 to make an in-spa or mobile appointment.
|Deirdre Byrne and Caryn Seniscal|
Deirdre Byrne and Caryn Seniscal co-founded the Vancouver Osteopathy Centre in 2008. The centre has assembled an international team of practitioners whose primary concern is the delivery of osteopathic excellence and continued professional development. Please visit www.vancouverosteopathycentre.com or call 604-732-0606 for more detailed information on the services they provide.
Rob Williams is a practicing kinesiologist, medical exercise specialist and posture expert, who has performed over 20,000 hours of private client instruction in the last 20 years. Rob is owner of Mixx Fitness Studio and Performance Posture Clinic in downtown Vancouver. His personal website is www.williamshealthgroup.com
|Dr Benjamin Gelfant|
In private plastic surgery practice since 1989, Benjamin Gelfant, MD, has been the director of the Broadway Cosmetic Plastic Surgery Centre since 2000. His private surgery centre has a staff of associate plastic surgeons, anaesthesiologists, a nurse injector for fillers and wrinkle muscles as well as operating room and recovery nurses. He is author of Cosmetic Plastic Surgery: A Patient’s Guide. He enjoys a vibrant family life, and a wide variety of interests outside medicine including writing, extensive reading and a passion for the great outdoors of British Columbia. www.drgelfant.com/
Kate McNulty has a degree in Human Kinetics from the University of British Columbia and is a certified Personal Trainer in the Lower Mainland. She is a fitness and figure competitor with a background in nutrition. Not only is Kate a fitness professional, she is also a dedicated mom. In 2009, together with Bonnie Barton, Kate developed the Vidadish portion control system: www.vidadish.com.
|Dr David Wilkie|
Dr. David Wilkie is Canadian urogynecologist and has been helping women with pelvic reconstruction surgery for over twenty years. He is the medical director of NewWomanTM Canada, and has academic and national appointments in his specialty. www.newwoman.ca or 778-322-0006
|Dr Jenny Schmidt-White|
Dr. Jenny Schmidt-White is a Naturopathic Doctor in downtown Vancouver at an integrative health centre, helping patients to achieve optimal health through correcting hormone imbalances, optimizing digestion and nutrition, detoxification, and enhancing immune function. Visit www.drjennynd.com for the latest health information, or call 604.647.2236 for an appointment. She is located at 700-890 West Pender Street.
Sam Hari is an Ayurvedic practitioner at West Coast Ayurveda. They specialize in Ayurvedic consultations, along with diet and lifestyle recommendations to help maintain a happy and healthy life. Assistance using traditional Ayurvedic methods to manage many ailments is also available. To find out how this ancient wisdom can help you achieve and maintain optimal health or help manage chronic conditions, visit us online at www.ayurvedichealing.com or call 604.569.3596.
Richard Brennan an internationally renowned author, having written five books on the Alexander Technique that have been translated into eight languages. He travels in Europe and the USA giving TV and radio interviews, running workshops and giving lectures. He lives in Galway, Ireland where he runs a busy private practice as well as being the director of the only Irish Alexander teacher training college (STAT approved). www.alexander.ie
|Dr Shehla Ebrahim|
2011 nominee for best doctor on the North Shore, Dr Shehla Ebrahim has a diploma in dermatology and is a certificant and fellow of the College of Family Physicians of Canada. In practice as a family physician since 1992, Dr Ebrahim turned to aesthetic medicine in response to her patients’ growing demand for cosmetic procedures. Her greatest areas of interest include laser- and light-based therapies for several dermatological conditions, including rosacea, acne, acne scars and anti-aging as well as women’s health, osteoporosis, menopause and weight management. Dr Ebrahim has two thriving medical spas on the North Shore that have earned a wide variety of accolades. www.afterglowskincare.ca
Arne Hassel-Gren is responsible for the Crelogix Personal Services business unit; creating, developing and supporting new and current partnerships within the membership market and health care providers sector in Canada. Arne works closely with service providers in each of these market sectors to increase the business partners’ sales, cash flow and bottom-line profits with consumer-focused financing programs.