Ilona became interested in the power of the mind, natural healing, nutrition and health at a young age. Her education includes a Masters degree in hypnosis (1997) and has completed hypno-anesthesia and Health Educator training at Florida Hippocrates Health Institute (1998). She graduated from the Institute for Perinatal Education. She is also a Reiki and EFT Practitioner, HypnoBirthing Fertility Consultant, Certified Infant Massage Practitioner, HypnoBirthing Doula and Infant Massage Instructor.
Her studies and interest lead her to HypnoBirthing. She was certified and trained by Marie Mongan, the founder of HypnoBirthing® . Ilona is also on the HypnoBirthing® faculty and is actively working with expecting parents as well as training new HypnoBirthing® Practitioners across Canada and in Europe since 2004.
To enhance her practice she also became a Health Coach and graduated from the Institute for Integrative Nutrition, N.Y in 2014.
Ilona is passionate about empowering parents to create a relaxed, joyous pregnancy, birth and postnatal period and to give babies the best possible start in life. She is dedicated to helping parents and families to create and maintain a healthy balance in their lives through mind and body health.
She regularly updates her knowledge and skills by attending numerous seminars and workshops on a broad range of health issues.
She is regularly presenting for organizations on various health topics. She practices in St-Sauveur (Laurentians) North of Montreal, Quebec.