Toni Sicola is the Wellness Program Manager at AHS, an Integrative Nutrition Expert, and Wellness Coach. She manages and is the primary contributor for the Passport to a Healthy Me! blog, along with managing the social media for the program (facebook, twitter). Toni is responsible for all internal and onsite promotion, administration, and much of the fitness and nutrition content for the Wellness Program at all AHS sites across Alameda County. She also recruits outside vendors to participate in onsite events, in addition to mobilizing internal wellness leadership to promote programming.
When not promoting AHS Wellness, Toni is feeding her passions of cooking, gardening, rock climbing, creating, and playing with her dog Dexter. She shares her personal journey through her blog at CultivatedWellbeing.com where you will find holistic health and wellness tips, tools, recipes and stories. There she explores how the intersection of food, personal fulfillment and creativity affect wellbeing and hopes to educate and encourage her readers to sow their own seeds of a sweet, rich life.
Gina Rapaport is a Berkeley native and currently interning for the AHS Wellness Program, contributing to the Passport to a Healthy Me! blog. Gina is obtaining her masters degree in Integrative Health and Wellness Coaching at the California Institute of Integral Studies. Gina hopes to become a wellness manager after she graduates in 2017. This summer, Gina will participate in the planning and coordination of the wellness fair coming up in July, in addition to helping with special projects within the wellness team.
Jeannette Northern interned for the AHS Wellness Program in 2013, contributing to the Passport to a Healthy Me! blog, facilitating onsite workshops at all 6 AHS sites, and sharing her Jin Shin Jyutsu practice with AHS employees. Jeannette has been practicing Jin Shin Jyutsu for over 10 years and hopes to integrate this practice with her graduate work, finding ways to bring this healing modality to geriatric patients. She earned her Masters in Integrative Health Studies at the California Institute of Integral Studies and graduated in 2014.
Alice Pennes is a graduate of the Integrative Health Studies program at the California Institute of Integral Studies. She contributed to the blog during her internship at AHS in 2012, in addition to running the entire program for the month of July. Alice is passionate about combining art and healing and shares her story on her personal blog, avenues of artistry, and has returned to AHS as a vendor sharing her meditative art classes with the employees at Fairmont Hospital. Alice’s services are available for booking, and you can reach her through her website at avenues of artistry.