Meet the Practitioners
Registered Acupuncturist and Clinic Director
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.
Lars Fenske, R.Ac.
Certified Colon Hydro Therapist
Bianca has been integrating alternative and holistic healing modalities in her own life and those of her family for over 20 years 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.
Elham Ansari, BFA CAP RYT
Ayurveda, Diet Therapy and Holistic Nutritionist
Elham Ansari is a teacher and practitioner of Ayurveda and Holistic Nutrition as well as a healer and social entrepreneur. Her passion is empowering people through education and taking the mystery out of health by integrating indigenous wisdom with conventional knowledge. Elham is known for her fun and inspiring approach as a teacher and healer.
She teaches Ayurveda and food therapeutics at Pacific Rim College, in Victoria, B.C, where she was the former dean of the program. She is also a clinic supervisor in the Holistic Nutrition Student Clinic at the College as well as maintains a private clinical practice at Awakening Wellness Centre, in Victoria, which she managed and directed for four years.
Elham teaches Ayurveda at several institutions including Ajna Yoga College.Elham studied Ayurveda in New Mexico and India at the Ayurvedic Institute with her teacher Dr. Vasant Lad. She has also extensively studied Chinese Medicine, Ayurvedic Yoga, and has a degree in Art and Design from Emily Carr University. Elham has also received Honorary Board Certification in Holistic Nutrition from the National Association of Nutritionists Practitioners for her work on their Credentialing Board.