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.
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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.




Evie understands how important it is to accurately assess your body and identify the positive changes that have to happen so it can function optimally. Evie is expertly trained to address injury, postural changes and joint issues as well as reducing pain, improving circulation, recovery time and promoting wellness in her patients.




As a fully qualified Personal Trainer with a Diploma of Fitness and certificate 3 in Nutrition, Monica’s mission is share her way of clean living made easy through food and fitness. Monica’s classes target toning and sculpting lean muscles, core strength and overall wellness.




As a Yoga teacher and health and wellness enthusiast, Anja’s passion is to create a space where you can come to relax, ground and get a little bit more prana into your everyday life. She loves to teach Yoga, meditation and breath awareness and her class are designed to help create more space in your mind and body. Anja is also trained in Reiki Tummo, and is currently undergoing my Bachelor in Naturopathy.




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.

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

My family has been coming to This Is Life for over 15 years and we always feel amazing!

Jayden M

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.

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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