About Vida Lifestyles

Our Approach

At Vida Lifestyles, we have a ‘Wellness’ approach to your health. The main difference between this approach and standard medical care is that Wellness care seeks to stimulate your natural healing ability. Wellness care does not add drugs to the system, instead it removes anything that might interfere with normal function. Wellness care trusts that the body knows what to do if nothing were interfering with it. Standard medical care, on the other hand, seeks to treat a symptom by adding something from the outside – a medication, a surgery or procedure.

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

Dr Damian Kristof is an icon in the health and wellness industry in Australia and beyond. His experience as a qualified Chiropractor, Naturopath and Nutritionist combined with his visionary approach to health, nutrition and lifestyle has inspired the lives of millions through his many media engagements. Read more

Dr Ian Northeast

Dr Ian Northeast

Chiropractor

Assisting his patients with movement quality and efficiency, Dr Ian is passionate about helping patients to move well, from children right through to the elderly. A qualified Chiropractor with postgraduate studies in Animal Bio-mechanical Medicine, Dr Ian is a great addition to the Vida team in 2018!

Dr Jess Naughton

Dr Jess Naughton

Chiropractor

Jess is passionate about educating people how to live their best possible life. Her wish is to make living a healthy and happy lifestyle easy and sustainable for everyone. Providing a natural, safe approach to your care, Jess cannot wait to support you and your family in your health journey.

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. Read more

Bridget Simpson

Bridget Simpson

Chiropractic Assistant

Kiwi born Bridget is a qualified personal trainer with a passion for health and wellness. Bridget is delighted to contribute to the Sandringham community through offering her warm energy at Vida Lifestyles.

Wellness & Lifestyle Information

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The Wellness Guys Podcast

Our very own Dr Damian Kristof is a co-host on hit podcast ‘The Wellness Guys’ – a weekly show bringing wellness into your lives. Subscribe on iTunes now!

  • TWG 365: Should we legislate or educate
    by bhill on September 16, 2018 at 7:00 pm

    This week Brett and Damian chat to Professor Grant Schofield Professor of Public Health, and Director of the Human Potential Centre at Auckland University of Technology. In a wide ranging chat the boys ask the Professor about the work he is doing with the NZ Government and what can be done to help […]

  • TWG 364: Natural therapies for the community
    by bhill on September 10, 2018 at 12:00 am

    This week Brett and Damian interview CEO of Blackmores Richard Henfrey about the great work Blackmores are doing in the natural therapies space. Not only are Blackmores providing great quality supplements, they are also doing a lot of research into natural therapies, advocating for natural […]

  • TWG 363: How much screen time should your kids...
    by bhill on September 3, 2018 at 2:30 am

    This week Brett and Damian bring on Dr Wayne Warburton from the Department of Psychology at Macquarie University to talk about the impact of screen time and the media on our kids. An ever increasing topic of concern for all parents and everyone who has young children in their lives this is a great […]

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