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 Michael Bloom

Dr Michael Bloom

Chiropractor

Dr Michael Bloom established Vida Chiropractic in 2005 after spending close to a decade working and gaining experience in the field of Chiropractic care in the UK. He sold the business in 2011, but has since returned to provide his award winning chiropractic care once again to Melbourne families. Read more

Dr Daniel Lewis

Dr Daniel Lewis

Chiropractor

Originally from Wangaratta in Victoria’s North East, Daniel earned his Chiropractic Masters degree in Melbourne, graduating with Distinction from RMIT University in 2012 and immediately moved to Europe (Amsterdam) to live and work. Daniel has a passion for helping his community achieve their individual health goals through Chiropractic’s natural and safe approach. Read more

Shelley McKenzie

Shelley McKenzie

Nutritionist

A country girl from Yarrawonga, Shelley is passionate about helping others achieve their health and fitness goals. Originally working as a personal trainer, Shelley went on to become a Wellness Coach with her successful online business Freedom Wellness. After graduating with an Advanced Diploma in Nutritional Medicine, Shelley is now working as a Nutritionist at Vida Lifestyles. Read More

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

Valentina Sierra

Valentina Sierra

Chiropractic Assistant

Valentina Sierra is a Credentialed Practitioner of Life Coaching and NLP (Neuro Linguistic Programming), a certified mBIT Coach (Multiple Brain Integration Techniques), and Emotions Mentor. She was born in Mexico City and in 2006, she migrated to Australia where she settled for good. Read more

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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 325: Is our health choice being threatened?
    by bhill on December 10, 2017 at 6:00 pm

    This week Damian and Brett have a very hard-hitting and informative episode with homeopath and herbalist Gerry Dendrinos. Gerry is a passionate advocate for alternative medicine and is very concerned about the recent campaign to remove private health rebates from a number of therapies. In this […]

  • Byron Katie: A Body At Home With Itself
    by bhill on December 3, 2017 at 6:00 pm

    This week we welcome back one of Brett’s favourite interviewees, Byron Katie, to talk about her new book A Body At Home With Itself. This time Damian joins Brett for the interview and both the boys are blown away by the wisdom and calmness of the amazing Byron Katie. Byron talks in more depth […]

  • Open Wide with Melissa Ambrosini
    by bhill on November 26, 2017 at 6:00 pm

    This week Damian and Brett talk to one our favourites on The Wellness Guys Show, Melissa Ambrosini, about her new book Open Wide. Melissa opens up a great conversation about love, relationships and yes, even sex with the boys. We encourage everyone to listen to the wisdom of Melissa, whether you […]

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