Dona has been assisting people to make wise food and supplement choices for over 30 years through her natural foods market, whole foods restaurant, through her consulting practice on Gabriola Island, as a holistic nutritionist at Inspire Health, and now as owner/manager of Canadian School of Natural Nutrition Vancouver Island (in Nanaimo and Victoria). She passionately believes in the power of whole foods to help heal and balance the body and help prevent disease. Dona loves the opportunity to educate her students and clients about the healing power of foods and how to prepare them simply for optimum flavour and nutrition. She co-owned an organic farm in Delta, where she lived with her husband and 2 daughters for 20 years, and now resides on Gabriola Island. Dona was an instructor at CSNN Vancouver for 8 years, and taught Fundamentals of Nutrition, Symptomatology, Lifecycles Nutrition and Eco-nutrition in Nanaimo. She currently concentrates fully on the position of Manager of the Vancouver Island branch of CSNN.