About the Author Tanya West

Tanya West is excited to be a contributor for the health and wellness segment “balance”on niagarabuzz.ca and is passionate about fitness. Her holistic background began years ago after battling lymphoma herself and losing her mother to breast cancer as well as her father to heart failure. She realized life was way too short and her lifestyle needed to change. She now has her Certificate in Holistic Nutrition, is a Registered Nutritional Product Advisor and is now completing a Nutritional Consultant Diploma. Tanya is currently employed at Your NRG FItness in Niagara Falls where she inspires others daily. She has also continued to diligently pursue exceptional fitness goals. In 2014 she placed 1st in bikini masters and 1st in bikini elite with the UFE (Ultimate Fitness Events) earning her UFE pro status. Next up for her are the UFE World championships in November. Tanya hopes her personal experiences and journey to health will inspire you as she shares her story and knowledge on niagarabuzz.ca