Sasha High MD FRCPC ABOM
Dr. Sasha High is the Founder of Best Weight and CEO of the High Metabolic Clinic. She was born and raised in Ottawa, Canada. She first undertook a Bachelor of Sciences from the University of Ottawa then completed her medical doctorate (MD) and Internal Medicine residency (FRCPC) at the University of Toronto. She is certified as an American Board of Obesity Medicine (ABOM) diplomate and holds a Lecturer appointment with the University of Toronto. Dr. High has been practicing bariatric medicine since 2013.
Dr. High has a special interest in nutrition and mindset. She is a huge proponent of personal development and loves empowering people to thrive in their life by transforming from the inside out. She is a certified Life Coach from The Life Coach School, an Advanced Certified Weight Loss Coach, and has additional training in cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT) and acceptance commitment therapy (ACT).
Dr. High is a wife and mother of three. In her spare time, she enjoys running, kitesurfing, veggie gardening and all water/wind sports.
Read More about Sasha & The Company HereBrianna Bavota RD MMIE
Brianna is a certified weight loss coach specializing in women.
With a background as a Registered Dietitian and a graduate degree in Innovation, Brianna has an aptitude for finding women’s strengths and empowering them to thrive in their lives through managing Best Weight.
As a woman, she understands our world can get crowded with overwhelming thoughts about ourselves, our bodies and the pressure to be a ‘perfect’ weight. She’s been there. That’s why she is passionate in helping women ditch the shame, and instead shift their mindset to reclaiming their power, owing their worth and finding true confidence in themselves and their weight.
Brianna is excited to use her expertise in strategy and experience in weight loss to create an incredible member experience for women in Best Weight.
Tedi Nikova RD, MPH
Weight Loss Coach
Tedi is a weight loss and mindset coach for women, a facilitator, and speaker who has dedicated her life to being the catalyst of transformation on women’s journeys to embodying the most empowered version of themselves.
Tedi’s background is as a Registered Dietitian with a Masters in Public Health from the University of Toronto. Early on in her career Tedi realized that her clients did not need more support on “what to eat” but really needed support in uncovering the WHY behind what is driving stress and emotional eating.
Tedi takes a compassionate and empowering approach to uncover her clients ultimate potential in transforming their relationship with food, achieving permanent weight loss, and thriving beyond the scale! Tedi is known for her ability to identify what is holding her clients back, and compassionately guiding them to clarity.
In her spare time Tedi enjoys travelling, trying new cuisines, and going on nature walks with a warm cup of coffee.
Julie Mai RD
Binge Eating Coach
Julie specializes in coaching for emotional eating in Best Weight and leads the Recover Strong program for binge eating disorder. She has a background as a Registered Dietitian with additional training in cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT-T) and dialectical behavioural therapy (DBT) for eating.
Her goal as a Binge Eating & Weight Loss Coach is to help women work through the underlying behaviours and beliefs that may be preventing successful long term weight loss. She understands that this journey is not about the food, it is about healing from the shame and restriction that may come from diet culture.
She is an advocate for self-love and uses a compassionate approach to transform clients' relationships with food.
Andrea is responsible for overseeing and managing the overall administrative tasks at SashaHighMD. She is passionate about empowering women to take control of their health and well-being. She believes that the combination of medical and coaching programs is an innovative
approach to addressing women's healthcare needs, and she is excited to be part of this mission.
Andrea is deeply passionate about all aspects of human health and finds the brain extremely interesting, so much so that she went back to school to pursue her psychology degree. She sees this field as a vehicle that she can use to help others. Andrea has a background in CBT coaching and extensive customer service experience. She is excited to be part of a team that empowers individuals through comprehensive wellness support because it resonates with her enthusiasm for delivering exceptional service, building meaningful relationships, and promoting overall well-being.
In her spare time, Andrea enjoys exercising, reading about personal growth, and playing pickleball.