Board of Advisors
Wellbeing Lifestyles™ is honored to introduce you to the individuals who comprise our Advisory Board. We are grateful for the high caliber and diversity of their expertise. Our sincere Thank You to each of them.
Jim Cunningham, PT
Jim is a certified Mind Body Physical Therapist specializing in trauma and stress release, and is currently completing his MFT training. His deep commitment to personal authenticity and spiritual practice brings to our Advisory Board a wider appreciation of the many inter-related facets of a well-being lifestyle.
Lynn Ely, RN, CMT
Lynn seamlessly interweaves two realities: a well-founded understanding of contemporary allopathic medicine where she has been a registered nurse for 27 years and currently manages a special care clinic for Sierra Care Physicians in Grass Valley, CA ; as well as managing her own body-mind-emotion-spirit practice where she provides leading-edge healing modalities for women.
Elson M. Haas, MD
Elson has been in medical practice more than 30 years and is a recognized pioneer in the field of Integrated Medicine. He is the founder and director of the Preventive Medical Center of Marin, in San Rafael, CA, where he specializes in Family and Nutritional Medicine as well as detoxification therapy. Dr. Haas lectures widely and is the author of many top selling books including The New Detox Diet, Staying Healthy with Nutrition, The False Fat Diet, Staying Healthy with the Seasons, and others.
Will Mora, MD
Will is a board-certified practicing physician in family and sports medicine and medical acupuncture. Special focus areas include: nutritional medicine, exercise, healthy aging, chronic fatigue, weight management, insulin resistance, hypertension, high cholesterol, sinusitis, and allergies.
David Palley, JD
David is a graduate of both Harvard and U.C. Berkeley. He also came close to completing a PhD in education at U.C. Berkeley. David specializes in corporate, commercial and trademark law. He was a founding Director of the non-profit Nevada County Land Trust, and is currently on the Board of Directors for Common Ground, a non-profit organization providing low-cost housing opportunities in northern California.
Cathy Rasmusson, MHA
Cathy was formerly Area Health Promotion Specialist for the California Diabetes Control Program, Corporate Wellness Coordinator for the American Heart Association, and is past-President of the California Wellness Information Network (CAL-WIN) that represents 90 wellness-oriented companies and government agencies in Sacramento.
Michael has a 30-year background in both the finance and health care industries. For the past seven years he has been President of Kair Marketing Group, Inc., a company marketing complimentary and ancillary health care services via the Internet. He was also Director of two northern-California assisted care living facilities and is involved with developing new approaches in gerontology.
Dean Shrock, PhD
Dean is a lecturer and author of Doctor’s Orders: Go Fishing, which details his experience and research as Director of Mind Body Medicine for 40 cancer centers. Bernie Siegel, MD has applauded his book and Larry Dossey, MD, says Dean’s research “deserves the widest audience possible.” His latest book is Why Love Heals.
Debbie Wagner, RN, CLC
Debbie is a Certified Lifestyle Counselor and is founding Director of the Wellness Center at Sierra Nevada Memorial Hospital in Grass Valley, CA. She is also the service leader for Blue Cross Preventive Care Screening Clinics, as well as Occupational Health Services at the hospital.