Welcome to Vida!

At Vida Lifestyles, our philosophy is simple, we provide natural health services so you can live life to the fullest!
Vida Chiropractic
The road to an optimal life begins with optimal health
Did you know that your body has a self-healing, self-regulating ability, controlled by your nervous system?

The delicate relationship between your spine, central nervous system and the cells of the human body is integral to achieving optimal health and wellness.

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One life, live it well…
The spine and the nervous system it protects is one of the most important organs of the body, regulating all movement, healing, sensation, bodily function and activity.

At Vida Lifestyles, we work at the ’cause’ level – we don’t just look at the symptoms and offer a band-aid solution. We work to assist the body’s innate ability to improve, preserve, or restore itself to health.

Chiropractic is about functioning at your best. We believe that everyone, regardless of age, is capable of living an OUTRAGEOUSLY HEALTHY life.

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At Vida Lifestyles, we are passionate about spreading our health and wellness message to as many people as possible. We want everyone to live life to the fullest and are happy to share with you any and all information that may assist in your wellness journey.

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The ‘S’ word

The ‘S’ word

Ahhh the dreaded ‘S’ word… It always seems to be hanging around these days. We can’t seem to shake it. Some wear it as a badge of honour, while it wears out the rest of us. It keeps us alert, yet it exhausts us. It can give us a ‘rush’, yet it burdens us when rushed....

Don’t Shoot The Messenger

Don’t Shoot The Messenger

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Coffee: is it good or bad for you?

Coffee: is it good or bad for you?

The caffeine coffee contains stimulates the brain and nervous system, and may lower your risk of Parkinson’s disease, mood problems, headaches, and even cavities. Coffee can also enhance athletic performance, concentration and mental alertness and has been shown to temporarily enhance metabolism, stimulate gall bladder contraction and more.

Team Vida

Our dedicated team of health and wellness providers at Vida Lifestyles Sandringham are dedicated to providing the most effective overall care for you and your family.

Dr Damian Kristof

Dr Damian Kristof

Chiropractor | Naturopath |Nutritionist

Damian has been in the health industry now for than 25 years in many different capacities. Having combined the philosophies of both Naturopathic and Chiropractic approaches to health and well-being. He believes that people learn and achieve the most when there is no interference and there is an appropriate supply of goodness to allow the body to thrive.

Dr Ella Smith

Dr Ella Smith

Chiropractor

Dr. Ella Smith has a particular interest in the impact that today’s modern lifestyle has on our body.
Her goal is to encourage a lifestyle where we can be, move and think well in a world which demands so much from us.

Trudi Pedder

Trudi Pedder

Practice Manager | Chiropractic Assistant

Trudi Pedder is the Practice Manager and Chiropractic Assistant at Vida, a local mum with 2 boys and come from a bookkeeping admin and customer service background.

She started receiving chiropractic care over 20 years ago and has been a practice member at Vida for the past 10 years. I have seen first hand the importance and benefits of regular chiropractic care for my whole family. My boys have been receiving chiropractic care since they were babies.

Donna Coghill

Donna Coghill

Chiropractic Assistant

Donna is a long time Bayside resident and mother of 3 gorgeous teenage girls, who returned to Bayside in 2014 after living abroad with her family for 12 years. While living and travelling overseas Donna certified as a yoga teacher and taught yoga in the Middle East and USA before returning to teach here in Melbourne. With a passion for yoga and seeing the effect it can have on people from all walks of life, Donna now specialises in bringing yoga and mindfulness to children.

Donna has been a long-term fan of chiropractic care and has been seeing chiropractors with her children since they were newborn. As the newest member of the Vida team she is thrilled to be working with a team of passionate, like minded professionals in the health and wellness field.

Emma Coubard

Emma Coubard

Chiropractic Assistant

Emma is a chiropractic student at RMIT university. With a passion for health and wellness, she believes that what we do with our bodies and how we feel are directly correlated. With this view she aspires to help people in their journey to a more balanced life. In her spare time she loves walking her babies (dogs) and traveling the world with her friends. 

Chiropractic is the science, philosophy and art that utilises the inherent recuperative power of the body to heal itself without the use of drugs or surgery" B.J. Palmer