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Wellness Advisor Profiles

Julia Kajen

What wellness means to me: Wellness has two parts: first, you must have the knowledge of what is healthy for your body and mind, and second, you must be able to put that knowledge into your life to make positive changes.

Health topics that interest me: Alcohol and drugs, exercise, meditation and stress-free living, and the importance of exposure to nature on the mind.

Hobbies and Interests: Science, human rights, nature, reading, politics, and dissent.

Sasha Pansovoy

What wellness means to me: Being in harmony with the whole YOU — emotionally, physically, sexually, and mentally.

Health topics that interest me: sexual health and sex education, exercise, healthy relationships, healthy eating, pelvic pain, sleep, mental health

Hobbies and Interests: cooking, baking, reading, politics, playing with my dog and cat, playing scrabble, human rights, swimming and spending time with my family and friends.

Fun Fact: I can juggle

Melissa Tanguay

What wellness means to me: Embracing the lifestyle choices that foster good mental and physical health in a way that works best for you.

Health topics that interest me: Fitness, nutrition and healthy eating, public health, mental health, and sleep.

Hobbies and Interests: Running, triathlon, biking, cooking, camping, reading, and hiking with my dog.

Fun fact: I once was a finalist in a hot chili pepper eating contest.