Director Awakening Wellness Victoria,R.Ac.
Lars has studied Traditional Chinese Medicine at the International College of Traditional Chinese Medicine, Oshio College of Acupuncture and Herbology, and the Canadian College of Acupuncture and Oriental medicine. He graduated with his Doctor of Traditional Chinese Medicine Diploma in 2003. He is a registered acupuncturist and a member of CTCMA. He practices in beautiful Victoria, British Columbia.
Lars holds many internationally recognized certifications from various organizations. He is a certified Associate Pranic healer, certified Healing Tao Teacher, Chi Nei Tsang practitioner, certified teacher of various types of mediation, Stress Relief Hypnotist, and has certification in a variety of different holistic Arts.
Lars is passionate about pursuing ongoing professional development and certification in various disciplines, attending dozens of professional and personal trainings every year.
Lars also applies his knowledge from thousands of healing sessions from many different disciplines to his work at the Awakening Wellness Clinic. His 25 years of background and training provide unique and diverse healing and workshop opportunities. Lars works closely in his clinic with other certified health care professionals.
Elham Ansari, BFA CAP RYT
Elham Ansari is a practitioner and educator of Ayurveda, the Indian medical system literally translating as “the knowing (or science) of life.” Her main goal is creating very simple and non-exclusive education to bring a basic understanding of health and ill-health to the general public and common understanding.
She provides personalized Ayurvedic Assessments, as well as group classes educating clients to understand their inherent constitution and current imbalances, in order to address their complete health. She focuses on taking the mystery out of our health and primarily using our food as our treatment. Elham specializes in nutrition and digestive disorders as well as natural fertility and contraception. Elham is the dean of the Holistic Nutrition program at Pacific Rim College where she teaches Diet and Nutrient therapeutics as well as supervises Holistic Nutrition student clinics. Elham also teaches Ayurveda at several other institutions.
Her studies of Ayurveda were in New Mexico and India at The Ayurvedic Institute with teacher Vasant Lad. She also completed her yoga teacher training in Ayurvedic Yoga at the AI. Her background is in art and design with a Degree of Fine Arts from Emily Carr University bringing acuity to her practice.
Bianca Leblond- Colon Hydrotherapy
Bianca has been integrating alternative and holistic healing modalities in her own life and those of her family for most of her career and continues to educate herself through personal experience and continuing education
- Bianca has over 5 years of experience in colon hydrotherapy
- Bianca has certification in Colon Hydrotherapy from Natural Health Outreach
- Bianca is an experienced BodyTalk practictioner
Bianca educates clients to help them heal underlying issues and regain more efficiency in hydrating, activating and elimination. Bianca brings to her work an open heart and gentle humour which creates a safe space for the client to relax, experience and honour their inner process. Bianca’s own continual path of healing shapes and expands her practice in a way that reflects her experience and deep respect for each individual’s process.
Bianca’s Colon hydrotherapy practice is a great success, she has worked with hundreds of clients over the years with many returning to the Awakening Wellness Centre.
Victoria Acupuncturist Lars Fenske on Choosing a Health Care Provider