After graduating from Otago University with a double degree in Human Nutrition and Sport Science, Kaytee has continued on with further study within CHEK Institute holistic wellness disciplines. Under the guidance of experienced mentors in specialist areas Kaytee has been involved in the Health and Wellness industry for 19 years. A member of Nutrition Society of NZ, MINND foundation, is also a DAN practitioner working with Autism.
Kaytee has worked in many facets of the health industry as an exercise professional, strength conditioner, CHEK Holistic Lifestyle Coach, Nutrition Specialist and Sports & Biomedical Nutritionist.
Innovative and integrative, Kaytee specializes in cancer, adrenal fatigue and CFS, hormone imbalance, gut and food allergies, and now works along side a specialist doctor with a highly successful hormone weight loss program.
A professional athlete herself, Kaytee has competed for New Zealand in BMX, Mountain Bike, Road and is a World Cup Gold Medalist in Track cycling, she has also competed in the Commonwealth Games. Kaytee has her own company coaching athletes and beginners alike in all areas of endurance and power sports, her skill base has great depth and knowledge of the human body extremely helpful in diagnosis and treatment, as well as providing exercise programs.
Kaytee runs seminars and one one one consults, fun cooking sessions and personalised plans.
Cheryl, The Holistic Pharmacist, is passionate about creating wellness.
Having completed a Bachelor of Pharmacy at Rhodes University (1987) in Grahamstown, South Africa, she moved to NZ 16 years ago. Cheryl realised she had a passion for holistic wellness when she received her own Hashimotos diagnosis. This led her to further her studies at the Australian College of Nutritional and Environmental Medicine college, and a three year anti-aging Integrative Medicine Certification with the American Board of Anti-Aging in 2014. Getting to the root cause of hormone, thyroid/adrenal and auto immune conditions is Cheryls passion, and she has a personalised approach to treating her clients.
Sylvia will be working at the clinic every Saturday from 11-3pm. Sylvia is a NZ Registered Dietitian with a love for all things health and wellness. Sylvia’s approach builds on this core foundation of using real food and real life strategies. Understanding all bodies are very complicated and unique, she has a special interest in working out an individual approach to using food as a powerful tool for drawing you closer to your goals.
Sylvia specialises in addressing digestive problems and food intolerance’s, hormonal problems, weight loss resistance, and poor energy levels.
Kim joined the team at the start of 2016, and is currently studying to be a Holistic Nutritionist and Naturopath. Kim creates content for social media, the monthly newsletters, website and the blog, as well as assists with workshops and admin at the clinic.
Kim has a special interest in skin health, mood disorders (depression and anxiety) as well as weight loss. She is super excited to share recipes, and tips on how to use herbal remedies and will be sharing recipes on the blog as well as in the newsletters