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Dr. Philip Nelson - Chiropractor DC
Sara Lawson – Physiotherapist
Sara received Bachelor of Science (Biology) and Bachelor of Arts (Psychology) degrees, and then a Master of Physical Therapy from the University of Saskatchewan. Sara has worked in sports, orthopedic, surgical, and vocational rehabilitation areas and has completed post-graduate courses in performing arts physiotherapy, McKenzie lumbar spine mobilization, chronic pain, pelvic floor rehabilitation, sport first responder training, K-taping, sports therapeutic taping, functional capacity evaluations, Graston Technique, the Acupuncture Foundation of Canada Institute (CAFCI), and Level 3 Upper & Lower courses through the Orthopedic Division, Canadian Physiotherapy Association.
Sara’s dance background includes certificates in Advanced Tap and Jazz Canadian Dance Teachers’ Association (CDTA), Advanced Tap and Jazz Associated Dance Arts for Professional Teachers (ADAPT), Royal Academy of Dance (RAD) Grade 8 Award, and RAD Advanced 2. Sara then when on to complete the Certificate in Ballet Teaching Studies (CBTS) program through the RAD to receive registered teaching status, and is also designated as an Associate of the RAD and assigned the designation of a tutor for the CBTS RAD program. She is a member of the CDTA Saskatchewan Branch-Stage Division and Associate Member-Ballet and Modern Divisions. She is a certified Acrobatic Arts instructor. She is also a certified Yoga Instructor through Namaskar Yoga. Sara has taught for over 18 years in multiple dance genres and continues to freelance across Canada. Sara is honoured to be working with the Alberta Ballet Company and School of Alberta Ballet this dance season.
Karen Vito - Registered Massage Therapist RMT
Karen recently graduated from MaKami College as a 3,000-hour Registered Massage Therapist. Her passion for dance and her recovery from a dance-related injury drove her to massage therapy, as she saw and experienced the amazing benefits of regular maintenance, injury prevention and recovery that massage provided. In addition to completing her RMT designation, Karen has also completed her Canfit Pro Personal Trainer Certification. Karen also dances and performs in contemporary, modern and ballet. With her experience in dance, knowledge in massage therapy and personal training, she hopes to help clients with their sport related injuries. Karen also attended the University of Calgary and graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree in East Asian Language Studies.
Dr. Stephanie Yaremko - Naturopathic Doctor
Dr. Stephanie Yaremko is a naturopathic doctor and family wellness expert. Her travel and work in many countries give her diverse and extensive experience. As the primary care naturopathic physician with Natural Doctors International in Nicaragua, she worked with pediatrics, infectious disease, acute illnesses and chronic conditions such as hypertension, diabetes and arthritis. She also led the DIOSA program, a women's health program aimed at empowering and educating women about their health, and increasing cervical cancer screening. Dr. Yaremko has contributed to the life experiences of young children and families in Canada, Nicaragua, the Middle East and Asia. She recognizes the influence that culture and society have on personal health.
Dr. Yaremko is passionate about dance. She performs with a semi-professional dance ensemble and is the naturopathic doctor to the Alberta Ballet. She recognizes that health is not merely an absence of disease, but rather a dynamic process involving mind, body, spirit and community. She works to educate her patients and the public about the tremendous power they have for their health and lives. She firmly believes that a person's lifestyle is the greatest modifiable effector of health. She cherishes the connections made with people while attending their health journeys and looks forward to creating more. Dr. Yaremko is a graduate of the Canadian College of Naturopathic Medicine and a Chancellor's Club scholar from the University of Calgary. She is currently the Registrar and Vice-President of the College of Naturopathic Doctors of Alberta.