About Dr. Elvira ND Naturopathy and Yoga
Elvira Gesummaria was born in Toronto, Ontario and grew up in Mississauga. Ever since childhood, Elvira had an interest health and was fascinated by how nature could be used to cure common ailments. When she came across the naturopathic medical program at the Canadian College of Naturopathic Medicine (CCNM), it was exactly what she was looking for, encompassing all her interests and passions into one profession.
In January of 2008, she began the program at CCNM and graduated in 2011. Throughout her education, she found a special interest classical homeopathy. She completed two 3-week summer courses at the International Academy of Classical Homeopathy in Alonissos, Greece. As her approach is very mind-body oriented, she is a certified Reiki Master as well as Yoga instructor. Certified in Kundalini, Hatha, and Vinyasa styles of yoga, Elvira has completed over 500 hours of training, traveling as far as Indonesia to learn unique styles of yoga.
Her yoga training also includes a yogic lifestyle approach to healing addictions: “Beyond Addiction”, as well as Healthy Breast Training for preventing and treating breast cancer, both created by Sat Dharam Kaur, ND. In 2013 Elvira added a unique tool to her practice, the advanced technology of Quantum Biofeedback, a machine which she uses for thorough assessments and treatments. In May 2015, Elvira completed training as a professional hypnotherapist and spiritual regressionist to further assist patients to resolve deep seated mental, emotional and spiritual causes of illness.
Elvira has a unique approach to patient care which includes her vigorous training as a complement to naturopathic treatment. Elvira can help reach your health goals and healing through diet, lifestyle, botanicals, supplements, homeopathy, detoxification, acupuncture, biofeedback, and mind-body therapy, including yoga, hypnosis, and reiki.