Alex is a full time registered nurse practitioner with a passion for health and wellness. Graduating from McMaster University with Bachelors of Nursing Science in 2007 and then received her Masters in Nursing and Nurse Practitioner certificate from the University of Toronto in 2013. She currently holds Adjunct Faculty Appointments at both McMaster and U of T in their Faculties of Nursing. In 2001 she earned her black belt in Karate, and has used these skills to teach advanced large group kickboxing classes and one-on-one sessions at IDEAL. Alex is completing training in the areas of Health and Wellness coaching and Functional Medicine to help others reach their health, fitness and wellness goals.