Experience This is Life Family Wellness Emporium. Let go of everyday life, reconnect with your health, your family and be your best self.


Our Team of Experts

We have an exceptional team of skilled health practitioners, each with their own unique skill set and scope of practice. Each shares our passion, standard of care and dedication to improving the health and happiness of our community, naturally. Within our centre you have access to a team of wellness warriors who work collaboratively to offer heart-felt support, guidance and treatment options for commonly misunderstood or misdiagnosed health and lifestyle challenges.


Holistic Chiropractor & Co-Founder

Dr Ashley has been practicing as a Chiropractor for the better part of 30 years. He works to get you out of pain and eliminate your symptoms as quickly as possible and he does this by addressing the root cause of your problem. There is no ‘one size fits all’ approach. Everything he does is tailored to your physical needs and long term health goals.

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Wellbeing Manager & Co-Founder

Michaela’s mission is to show not tell, inspire not preach and immerse her community in a culture that makes healthy living accessible and achievable. Taking a holistic approach to overall health and well-being, her business vision is designed around the core belief that your health is always evolving and true wellness requires a multi-dimensional approach.




Maryanne is a highly skilled Acupuncturist adept at using Traditional Chinese Medicine modalities to treat a wide selection of health conditions. Maryanne has a balanced and respectful appreciation of western medicine and how eastern modalities can support and enhance medical systems. Areas of interest include pain management, women’s health, fertility, digestive disorders & emotional imbalances.



senior associate CHIROPRACTOR

Johannes is extremely passionate about getting the most out of your body and reaching your full health potential. Witnessing patients achieve their health goals, be pain free, take up previous sports/hobbies that they were unable to do, or excel in their current sport; is exactly why Johannes became a Chiropractor. His treatment covers multiple treatment techniques and modalities to ensure patients get the best possible outcome.




.As a holistic practitioner Albert has a passion for helping his clients understand how to move from a state of high pressure and high stress, to a more relaxed state that positively impacts not only your body but your day to day life. Albert’s treatment approach is multi-faceted; aiming to teach you how to facilitate your body’s ideal function – in addition to focusing on the relief or your pain and symptoms




Cindy joins the team at This Is Life facilitating Hypnobirthing Australia group courses including the Positive Birth Program, helping couples to prepare for a positive beautiful birth experience. The skills taught in Cindy’s class help couples understand the importance of mindset for helping the body to stay calm and relaxed over pregnancy and during birth.

what our fans are saying

In their desire to establish a friendly and welcoming community of like-minded, health-focused individuals, This Is Life emulates positivity in everything that they do.

Nicole Tang

what our fans are saying

This Is Life Family Wellness Emporium sure is my idea of heaven! Located in Elwood, they have everything my little family, and yours, could possibly need to be well and stay well.

Plant Based Mama

what our fans are saying

The amount of care, attention, empathy as well as in depth explanation of my issue (including the underlying causes and strategies to get back on track) is second to none. I feel very well looked after and I'm extremely happy that I finally found someone who is able to help me with my issues. If you need highly qualified, experienced, enthusiastic and truly caring practitioners look no further.

Matt H

what our fans are saying

This is Life Wellness blew our socks off with its wonderful environment and welcoming staff! This is Life Wellness is another one of those places that just makes me smile. It’s the story of people doing what they love, and doing a great job of it!

Suzie Scribbles

What our fans are saying

Elwood’s newest Wellness Centre, This Is Life, is dedicated to educating its guests about healthy, holistic life choices. With a great understanding that health is by no means, a one size fits all mechanism, Michaela and Ashley have created This Is Life as a community-minded business that looks to inject a fresh breath of wellness into every facet of your life.

Smudge Eats

What our fans are saying

In their desire to establish a friendly and welcoming community of like-minded, health-focused individuals, This is Life emulates positivity in everything that they do.

Nicole Tang