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Meet The Team
Darcy Arthur, Cht, RYT
Owner, Consulting Hypnotist, Yoga & Meditation Teacher
Meghan Shanahan Thain, Rsw, RYT
Christine Viveiros, OT Reg. (Ont.), Psychotherapist
Psychotherapist & Mindfulness Teacher
Tara Taylor. BSc. (honours), HNP
Guest Wellness Workshop
Tara Taylor is a Quinte West based Holistic Nutrition Practitioner, Educator and Owner of Restored Vitality. Her teachings emanate from her extensive science background, coupled with her passion for holistic healing, herbal medicine and functional nutrition. Tara has BSc. (Honours) in Marine Biology and had worked as an Ocean Conservation Professional for most of her career. Ten years ago, due to a cross country move, a new family and her own health issues she decided to follow her passion to help people live better, healthier lives and started a new career in Holistic Health. Tara works with clients 1 on 1 and leads on-line group programs. She helps people with many different issues and goals develop a better relationship with food and get a better understanding of how to help their bodies heal themselves through good, whole food, healthy lifestyles and targeted supplement plans. She has become a healthy living expert who inspires people to take charge of their own health journeys – to take preventative steps that will make a lasting change in their lives. Book a session or package with Tara at www.restoredvitality.ca
Darcy is an Msw Student, Consulting Hypnotist and Kundalini yoga teacher. Her holistic approach brings clarity, direction, and positive support to her clients. Darcy helps clients live their best life by filling the gap between where they are now and where they want to be. Clients will reach their highest goals and dreams by identifying where growth is desired, setting goals and objectives, and holding accountability. Are you going through a stage in your life where you feel lost, confused, or conflicted? Do you feel disconnected from the people around you, friends, co-workers, or even yourself? Are you feeling a lack of motivation or a lack and understanding of your true purpose? Do you yearn for a romantic partner or the perfect job? Or do you want to upgrade your life to the next level? Darcy is trained in helping people find themselves, find direction and true happiness in all aspects of their lives. We all have a light within us. You are already born with the qualities you need to get everything you have ever wanted! Darcy helps her clients reach each milestone, one at a time. With an ultimate end goal of satisfaction and success. Darcy has been teaching Kundalini yoga since 2011 at both her studio and in the schools in Brighton, where she has volunteered to run a yoga and meditation program for students. Darcy believes that everyone can benefit from yoga and meditation, she teaches in a way that makes yoga both accessible and fun to students of all abilities. She combines her academic learning with yoga as an evidence-based practice infuses her teaching and fuels her passion for helping others to achieve their health and wellness goals. Darcy holds a BA in Psychology, a University Certificate in Counselling Women and is completing a Master of Social Work.
Meghan Shanahan Thain is a Registered Yoga Teacher (Yoga Alliance, RYT 200) with a special interest in body awareness, mindfulness, offering yoga that is accessible to all and the impact of stress and trauma on the mind, body and spirit. These interests have been influenced by her day job as a Registered Social Worker, having worked with individuals across the life span in a variety of community and hospital settings. Meghan offers Hatha based yoga classes that incorporate movement and flow while also concentrating on breath and meditation. Meghan is thrilled to be teaching yoga in her hometown of beautiful Brighton where she has settled to raise her two boys.
Christine helps professionals struggling with burnout to take their foot off the gas pedal and balance their to dos with peace and presence no matter what’s going on around them. As a Registered Occupational Therapist, Psychotherapist and Certified Workplace Mindfulness Facilitator for 15 years, Christine offers individual therapy, workshops, and team consultation on wellness and psychological health and safety in the workplace. She is trained in Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction, and more. Through reflective listening, intuition, and compassion, Christine guides you to your deepest needs and life purpose.
Jennifer Wyatt, RYT
Jennifer has practised for more than a decade and has been teaching for over five years after successfully completing her training at The Yoga Sanctuary in Toronto. The yoga community affords a safe space to be vulnerable, explore and challenge herself. She continued her studies and is also certified to teach Yoga Nidra and Yoga for Children. Currently, she’s working on her Yin certification. Jennifer has worked with yogis as young as 2 years old and with those well into their best years! Jennifer prides herself on living in the moment and expressing gratitude for all the little (and large) gifts that come with each day. As an educator and a true believer in serving her community, Jennifer cares deeply about her students and their experiences. Jennifer is also passionate about music, food, the outdoors, DIY projects, reading and writing. She is mom to four wonderful dogs who regularly bring a smile to her face, if not an outloud laugh!
Gillian Gish, Rsw, Msw
Guest Wellness Workshop Facilitator & Placement Supervisor
I am Gillian Gish, a professional social worker who goes by she/her pronouns. I founded this business in 2008 where I began offering my counselling services to veterans from the Canadian military. Helping individuals turn their feeling of powerlessness into a feeling of empowerment is what I do best. I possess a strong understanding of the impact of childhood trauma and offer specialized treatment for people experiencing PTSD and chronic pain. Contact Gillian at www.elevationcounsellingservices.ca