SYLVA SHERIDAN CNP
Sylva is a 2016 Ottawa campus graduate, currently working in Ottawa, ON. He is currently the Administrative Coordinator and Program Advisor at IHN Ottawa where he has the privilege to support students and promote our unique and inspiring program. As he journeyed through the program, he became increasingly interested in the field of pediatric nutrition, specifically childhood respiratory care. He found this passion after seeing some tiny humans in his life go through health challenges and has the ambition to become a specialist in this field. Sylva is a strong believer in empowerment through education as well as personal experience.
KIM SJOBLAD CNP
Kim is a 2011 Mississauga campus graduate, currently practicing in Toronto, ON. She is the founder of Get Your Glow Inc. and the creator of The Fertility Glow program. She created these innovative programs from her passion for educating and coaching women on the many holistic ways to improve overall health and provide options for preconception. Within her teachings, she has also connected women and couples with the best holistic approaches to achieve conception and to sustain a long, healthy life. Kim’s program has been featured in Fertility Road Magazine, Sun Media newspapers, Working Mother Radio and on the Dr. Hoffman Show. Kim attributes her success to creating her own unique brand. This comes easy to Kim since she was once the lead Graphic Designer for a major Canadian corporation. Branding goes way beyond just a logo or graphic element, it’s really about your entire customer experience… everything from your logo, your website, your social media experiences, the way you answer the phone all the way to how your customers experience your services. Your brand is the way your customers and the media perceive you.
JOY McCARTHY CNP, RNCP
Joy is a 2009 North York campus gradute, currently practicing in Toronto, ON. She is the “joy” behind Joyous Health, international speaker, best-selling author, TV personality and founder of JoyousHealth.com, a healthy lifestyle blog. Joy is a proud new mama to her baby girl, Vienna Jordan. Joy’s passion for mama-hood was ignited when she became pregnant with Vienna. After doing extensive research on the topic of mama-hood, Joy came to realize that natural health resources for mamas looking to have a healthy and holistic pregnancy and beyond were not as readily available as conventional resources. This lit a fire in her fanny to write a new e-book for mamas, called FEEL JOYOUS, LOOK GREAT after pregnancy and beyond. This “mama ebook” is full of delicious recipes, as well as, superfoods for mamas, a 7-day simple and nourishing meal plan and a healthy swap chart to help mamas make-over their kitchen. Joy also discusses “foods to ditch”, “hormone altering chemicals” to avoid and what every new mom needs – “healthy snack ideas to stay energized” which are essential when you’re running on 3 hours sleep. This e-book has 20+ recipes with drool-worthy photos including metabolism boosting granola and cinnamon bun smoothie to help mamas feel their best and so much more.
KATHRIN BRUNNER CNP, RYT, BA (Hons)
Kathrin is a 2013 North York campus graduate, currently practicing in Toronto, ON. She is the owner of For the Love of Body and teaches yoga alongside her nutrition consulting business. She has a passion for holistic living and has created several lines of natural body care products and is a nutrition expert and recipe developer for Clean Eating Magazine and Tuja Wellness. Kathrin teaches at The Institute of Holistic Nutrition and has a private practice that offers nutrition counselling, a variety of DIY bodycare and fermentation workshops, corporate talks and yoga classes. Kathrin and her colleague Lara Jacob ND are bringing their popular Spring Detox online. The Nourished Detox is an opportunity to feel fantastic using food. No diet, no pills, no deprivation! This program will show you how to prepare delicious detox meals and get you comfortable in the kitchen. Each week, we’ll be emphasizing different detoxification pathways by highlighting therapeutic foods and incorporating simple and effective lifestyle additions. Step away from the diet mindset and experience the power of healing foods to restore and energize body and mind!
MONA IBRAHIM BSc, CNP
Mona is a 2010 Mississauga campus honours graduate, currently practicing in Burlington, ON. She is the founder and owner of Nutrilines Wellness, a nutritional consulting practice. Mona provides programs for clients to help them lose weight and keep it off, also to achieve measurable results such as improved cholesterol, blood pressure, blood sugar levels and better digestion along with a decrease in stress and anxiety. She focuses on educating her clients on the basics of nutrition, helping them achieve optimal health and preventing or managing many chronic diseases. Mona also holds professional seminars and talks to teach people about healthy choices and lifestyles for the whole family and how to optimize health naturally. As a Reiki practitioner, Mona helps clients identify and release spiritual and emotional blocks. These blocks, if not released, create conflict in relationships with oneself and others as well as pain and disease in the body.
THOMAS LEEK CNP, ROHP, RNCP
Thomas is a 2012 North York campus graduate, currently working in Toronto, ON. He works as a key account manager for TallGrass Natural Health. He is responsible for building and maintaining a strong client base with approximately 150 health food stores in the GTA. He loves knowing that he can include his passion for natural health and wellness as part of his career. Since beginning this work he encountered many exciting challenges that have inspired an unyielding desire to bolster the awareness for natural health. He creates greater awareness by establishing meaningful, enduring partnerships with the clients he serves and mentoring his colleagues. His honest approach with clients is the very reason he has built the relationships that have brought him the successes he has had. Thomas’s career highlights include being awarded the Jack Gahler Memorial Award for Excellence in Field Sales from the Canadian Health Food Association in 2012, 2013 and 2015. He believes the natural health industry is an integral part of the formula for wellness. He is passionate about taking part in it and he couldn’t have arrived at this juncture in his career without IHN.
DIANE MURPHY CNP, RNCP/ROHP
Diane is a 2008 North York campus graduate, currently working in Toronto, ON. She is the lead nutritionist with Core Expectations/Fit4You. They are an in-home service specializing in ab rehab, nutrition, personal training, doula services, massage, Pilates, and pelvic floor physiotherapy. In keeping with the importance of teaching people to listen to their bodies, she will be running the Eat Your Way to Better Health program with her colleague, Frances Lea, for the month of April. Their cleansing program includes a comprehensive e-book as well as Facebook/email support for the month. The e-Book outlines the process of this gentle dietary cleanse in full detail and they provide a 7 day meal plan with 35 over the top nutritious and delicious recipes with stunning full colour photos.
DR. KAROLINA FRITZ HBSC, PHD, CNP & DANIELLE HURST BSC, CNP
Together Karolina and Danielle call themselves Medium Squared – two mediums, based out of Toronto, that work as a team to communicate with the beloved departed on the other side. They deliver messages of love, support, and encouragement from family and friends that have transitioned into the spirit world. Dr. Karolina is Clairvoyant, Clairaudient and Clairsentient. Danielle is Clairsentient, Clairaudient and Clairvoyant. Their differences in their abilities complement each other to ensure all messages get through.
Karolina is a 2009 North York campus graduate. She completed both her BSc (Hons) in Chemical Physics and PhD in Physical Chemistry at the University of Toronto where she received awards and scholarships for her scientific research on nanotechnology. She had been able to communicate with the spirit world since she was a small child back in Chile but preferred the scientific world—to block this part of herself. Inspired by her global travels she left academia to pursue holistic/alternative medicine. She enrolled at the Institute of Holistic Nutrition graduating with First-class Honours. She is also an Energy Medicine Practitioner.
Danielle is a 2010 North York campus graduate. She began sensing spirits since she was young. It took her a long time to realize that others did not have this ability. Blessed with a mother who understood these things and had many gifts of her own, Danielle was able to reconcile the two worlds, choosing a career in business but staying grounded and pursuing spiritual awareness. After losing her mother and best friend to cancer, Danielle decided to attend The Institute of Holistic Nutrition where she met Karolina. There, the two became fast-friends, and is where Danielle encouraged Karolina to accept her gifts.
MICHELLE W. BOOK CNP
Michelle is a 2014 Mississauga campus graduate, currently working in Toronto, ON. She is giving her talk, “A Busy Parent’s Guide to a Greener, Healthier, Happier Family”, three times over the show’s weekend between April 15 and 17, 2016. She would be thrilled to see IHN alumni and students! Check out the for her talk times. The introduction write up for these public talks reads, “We often get stressed out, overwhelmed and overworked. This is the reality for many parents, causing us to cut corners, frequent the drive-through window, or rely on microwave-meals. To help you overcome these struggles and find the time to live healthier and happier lives, Michelle will share how you can holistically change your family’s bad habits and get back on track in 10 easy steps.” Michelle does talk on behalf of the Canadian Health Food Association (CHFA) on Global, CTV and CHCH News and has been featured in Metro newspapers across the country.
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