Spring Fling: An Evening of Wellness with the Experts

Posted: April 11, 2011 | Post Categories: Spa Events

We are delighted to partner with Swiss Line in hosting an evening of health and wellness at Elmwood Spa on April 6th, 2011. We’ll be continuing our wellness series throughout the year. If there is a topic you’d like to see presented, just let us know by emailing haveyoursay@elmwoodspa.com.

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Our Panel of Experts

Monica Matys, Moderator
Working for a decade as a health and wellness reporter for CTV’s 6 pm news, Monica started her career as a print health reporter working as editor for the Canadian Journal of CME, associate editor with WebMD and writer with a family physician trade publication. She has also freelanced for the National Post and Chatelaine. She currently works in communications with Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre.

Misha Oh, Swiss line Expert
Misha Oh, who has eight years of experience working in the skincare industry, is the Swiss line Educator for Ontario. After graduating from the University of Toronto, she pursued her passion for aesthetics working with a variety of skincare brands, as an aesthetician for a year with the Toronto Hyatt Hotel and as a lead trainer for an educational firm.

Mojdeh Bakhit, Aesthetics Expert
Combining her many years in the beauty industry plus her passion for teaching, Mojdeh is currently an Educator for Elmcrest College, a beauty and wellness school. Mojdeh completed her degree in North Carolina before moving to Toronto where she studied Medical Laboratory Technology and Administration. Mojdeh then completed an advanced aesthetics course, worked as an aesthetics instructor and was a line manager at Elmwood Spa.

Cherilee Garofano, Fitness and Nutrition Expert
Cherilee Garofano is a Registered Holistic Nutritionist, Pro Trainer for the Canadian Association of Fitness Professionals, a writer, speaker and owner of Envision Wellness (www.envisionwellness.ca). She has created the Fuze 60 Day Challenge that integrates fitness, diet and lifestyle components for lifelong health. As an endurance athlete, she understands the importance of slowing down oxidization, a contributing factor in ageing.

Tracy Peart, Makeup artist
The exclusive makeup artist for Breakfast Television’s Dina Pugliese and Cityline’s Tracy Moore, Tracy has used her artistry with many celebrities and musicians at CTV’s CP24 and MuchMusic. A graduate of the world-renowned Complections International Canada with instructor Dino Dilio, Tracy Peart began her career in cosmetics with such lines as Cargo, Fashion Fair, Club Monaco, Lancome, Shiseido, Lancaster and MAC.