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Sarah Kim

MD, CCFP(SEM), FCFP, DipSportMed; BA, MScCH 

 

Sarah Kim has been practicing as a certified Sport & Exercise Medicine physician since 2006. She received her Doctor of Medicine degree at McMaster University in 2003 and subsequently completed her Residency in Family Medicine at the University of Toronto in 2005. Following this, she specialized in Sport & Exercise Medicine at the University of Toronto, obtaining her Fellowship Certification in 2006. Dr. Kim holds her Diploma in Sport & Exercise Medicine with the Canadian Academy of Sport and Exercise Medicine. She previously practiced Family & Emergency Medicine in the Greater Toronto Area and in several rural communities in Ontario and the Northwest Territories.

As the former Head Physician for the National Women’s Teams at Canada Basketball, Dr. Kim has extensive field experience in event coverage and travelled internationally for ten years representing Canada with the National Women’s Basketball Teams. She is also a regarded educator as a Lecturer for the Department of Family & Community Medicine at the University of Toronto.  She is regularly involved in Medical Education for learners at all levels and in the Professional Development of her medical colleagues.

Complementary to her Sports & Exercise Medicine expertise, Dr. Kim is a certified yoga instructor and mindfulness meditation and movement educator.  She holds a certificate Mindful Psychotherapy and facilitates psychotherapy groups using the tools of various mindfulness practices, meditation, narrative therapy and life writing.  She has a profound understanding of the effects of chronic stress and unspoken trauma on individuals, particularly those who work in high stress environments.  This rich insight is reflected in her teachings and group sessions.

Dr. Kim has a creative practice in Dance and Contemporary Circus Arts, integrating her previous training in martial arts, hip hop, and the Axis Syllabus, as part of her movement research.  She considers herself a lifelong student of the human condition and believes strongly in movement and individual expression as core foundations for well-being.

 

 

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Janey Joo

Clinical Aromatherapy (2019), CHRP, BScHon, Dip. Horticultural Sciences

Janey has studied the impact of industrial food-supply chains and agricultural systems on human health.  Over the years, she has been exploring how the negative impacts of these systems could be mitigated through the use of natural nutritional products and lifestyle changes. Relying on this expertise, Janey provides educational programs and support for groups and individuals, helping them to improve their baseline health. Her practice integrates the use of natural supplementation, including essential oils.  She is currently supporting a vibrant community within dōTerra - a natural products company that aligns with her values. With the help of a dedicated team of health professionals and practitioners, Janey's passion for health and wellness had led her to become a liaison and consultant on employee health for organizations.  She has a particular interest on optimizing human systems in high stress environments.