Teri Tomlinson, ND, MH, CNHP, Chi Kung Instructor
Teri Tomlinson has been studying natural health for more than 30 years. She is a Board Certified Naturopathic Doctor, a Master Herbalist, Certified Natural Health Professional and Certified Inform Coach and Chi Kung Instructor.
The word "doctor" comes from the Latin word docere which means to teach and Teri is focused on teaching and sharing a holistic approach to maintaining wellness with an emphasis on disease prevention. She believes that creating a lifestyle which includes pure water, wholesome food, proper diet and nutrition, exercise, proper living, appropriate rest, right thinking, absence from toxic substances, effective management of stress and a number of other natural practices lead to the balanced living concept. In addition she believes that physical health is primarily a reflection of God's universal law of cause and effect. How we care for our bodies is both a physical and spiritual issue that impacts our health and the health of our offspring.
Qigong, Chi Kung/Tai Chi is a holistic system of coordinated body posture and movement, breathing, and meditation used for health, spirituality, and martial arts training. With roots in Chinese Medicine, philosophy, and martial arts, Chi Kung is traditionally viewed as a practice to cultivate and balance qi(chi) or what has been translated as "life energy". Teri believes that adding this practice to you health regimen can enhance efforts to bring the body back in balance. Combined with relaxing music, Chi Kung/Tai Chi practice typically involves moving meditation, coordinating slow flowing movement, deep rhythmic breathing, and calm meditative state of mind. Chi Kung/Tai Chi is now practiced throughout China and worldwide for recreation, exercise and relaxation, preventive medicine and self-healing.
Monica Churilla, CIC, CHC, CPT, CGEI, BCPI, TC, Chi Kung Instructor
Monica has been a group and personal trainer over the past 20 years and is *In-Form Certified, *ACE Certified Health Coach, *AFFA Certified Personal Trainer, *AFFA Certified Group Exercise Instructor, *SCW Bender Certified Pilates Instructor, *Tabata Certified. Her Specialties are *Muscular Strength Training, *Balance, Core, and Flexibility Training, *Aerobic Dance/Kickboxing, *Fitness Training in TRX, Gymstick, Bosu, Medicine Ball, Kettlebell, Tubing/Thera/Bands, Airope, Ballet Bar, Gliders, Step, Stability Ball, Step 360, Body Bar, Foam, Roller, Surge, Body Weight, Dumbbell/Barbell Dance, *Variety of Dance Disciplines including Hawaiian and Belly, Dance, *Special Needs for Healthy Populations and *Weight Management.
Monica loves learning, discovering, and creating fun and uniques ways to help others stay fit and healthy. When she was 5 years old her love for dancing started in a Hula and Polynesian class. This sparked her interest in all dance: ballet, tap, jazz, and belly dancing. Through the years her fitness goals developed a more athletic approach with aerobics and strength training. Her Training Philosophy: " I believe your physical, mental, and spiritual well-being are all connected. I enjoy helping others live everyday with purpose, power, and passion. Fitness, strength, weight management/nutrition, energy, lifestyle, stress management ----overall good health enables you to design your life with freedom. Decide what you want, make a healthy plan, and enjoy the lifelong journey to the realization of your dreams!"