Angelika Bendrich is a Registered Practising Counsellor, (RPC), Certified Nutritional Practitioner, and honours graduate of The Institute of Holistic Nutrition in Toronto. She is the founder of Fundamentals of Life Services in Surrey, BC and, as Reiki Master/Teacher, the owner and founder of REIKIWORKS. Angelika’s career in the healing arts spans two decades. Her journey through a life threatening illness gave her a renewed perspective on living, which she incorporates into her work.
In life and in work Angelika leads with her heart in providing a compassionate healing space of safety, acceptance and respect, inspired by a deep passion to help individuals with life transition challenges. She has had the ability to see into the very heart and soul of people since she was a little girl. She holds the sacred Truth she sees in others and reflects it back to them until they are ready to see it for themselves. Her vision is to co-create a more peaceful, loving and harmonious world by helping people to create more peaceful, loving and harmonious lives. Angelika teaches Psychology of Disease (POD01) at the Institute of Holistic Nutrition’s Vancouver campus.
Rachelle Girardin teaches people about health-promoting food, while travelling the globe and building a community of conscious individuals. Prior to starting her own company, Beyond Nourished, Rachelle worked at Organic Lives in Vancouver, as a Holistic Nutritionist and Customer Service Representative. Rachelle received her Diploma in Applied Holistic Nutrition from The Institute of Holistic Nutrition in Vancouver and obtained her 200-hour certification in Yoga from The Yandara Yoga Academy in Baja, Mexico. She regularly volunteers at the Downtown Eastside Neighbourhood House where she prepares food for low income and homeless people of Vancouver. She also participates in ‘The Mobile Smoothie Project,’ a monthly venture that delivers smoothies to various locations in Vancouver’s downtown eastside. Rachelle teaches Holistic Food Preparation at The Institute of Holistic Nutrition Vancouver campus.