Dr. Aimee Warren is a practicing physician in San Diego, California. She is certified by the American College of Lifestyle Medicine and is passionate about using food, natural medicines, and movement as a pathway to true health. Dr. Aimee is a public speaker, college-based educator, and an expert in the fields of lifestyle, longevity, and integrative medicine.
Kristen Loos is the creator of 3 new programs designed to teach and inspire women of all ages. They are, 100 Days of Self-Discovery, The Collective-an in-person group developed to help us learn, understand, and discover ways to live a youthful life, and The Ninety Day Delay-a place where people come together to talk about the science behind and practicality of delaying gratification and how it benefits our wellbeing.
She has also been part of Kaia FIT as both an owner and coach since 2008.
Dr. Ryan Carr (EdD) is a performance coach specializing in mental performance, leadership development, team cohesion, and strength and conditioning. He earned his Doctorate degree in sport and performance psychology with a concentration in positive leadership and administration from the University of Western States. Currently, Dr. Carr works for IMG Academy as a mental performance coach and is the Sport Performance Supervisor at Barton Health.
Cassandra (Casie) Neitling was an original Kaia rockstar who lived and breathed Kaia until she sold her two Kaia locations to attend graduate school at Harvard University. She is currently a scientist and biology professor and Folsom Lake College. Melding science, health, nutrition, and the environment are her passions. She is looking forward to sharing a weekend of exploration, growth, and love with her Kaia sisters.
Bridey Thelen-Heidel is a teacher, advocate, and author. Scheduled to give a TEDx Talk in October, she's performed in Listen to Your Mother NYC, published in MUTHA Magazine, and is a frequent podcast guest. A fierce youth advocate who’s been voted Best of Tahoe Teacher several times by her community, her work with LGBT+ students has been celebrated in Read This, Save Lives, and California Teachers’ Association’s California Educator. Bridey lives in South Lake Tahoe, California with her husband and daughter and teaches high school English at her alma mater.
Melinda Choy is a Functional Medicine Practitioner, Traditional Chinese Medicine Acupuncturist and Herbalist, health & wellness speaker, and CEO of Elevate Wellness & Acupuncture Center in South Lake Tahoe, California. Over the past 20 years she has dedicated her life to health education, lifestyle modification, natural medicine, and targeted therapies to enhance the power of the body to heal itself and promote balance. Melinda holds a Master’s Degree in Traditional Chinese Medicine from Five Branches University in Santa Cruz with additional coursework from Zhejiang University in China. Melinda also finds time to surf, hike, camp, climb, and adventure all over the world with her loving husband and two boys.
Emerald Bay Lodge is located at
735 Emerald Bay Road, South Lake Tahoe.
To reserve, call 1-530-541-0900 Block under Kaia Fit Retreat
Beach Retreat & Lodge is located at
3411 Lake Tahoe Blvd, South Lake Tahoe
Use promo code KAIA23 when booking.
High County Lodge is located at
1227 Emerald Bay Rd, South Lake Tahoe.
To reserve, call (530) 600-4411