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  • I am loving this program! I've always dreamed of being a Homeopath and CCHM is making my dream come true. I have enjoyed every module so far and working with my mentor, Jude, has been such a delight. Every time I call the office for help, there is always somebody there...
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  • Lisa is a wonderful presenter and a fabulous teacher! Always a joy to attend anything she teaches about Homeopathy! Thank you, Virginia

  • "I am loving the classes and the clinical was amazing! I have so much to learn! But I am so in alignment with my soul's path! I am so happy to be here!"

  • Hi Kim, I want to thank you again for an amazing weekend!  I learned so much & really appreciate your straight forward teaching style. --Gwen K. Post Grad participant 2020-2021

  • Hi Kim,  Just want to thank you for a very informative, challenging yet interesting weekend. I couldn't communicate in the last half of today's lecture due to some mic issues but didn't miss a word you said.  Thank you very much again for sharing a treasure of knowledge with us. you...
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  • It's a privilege to be part of CCHM and study the amazing program you offer. I have received a great benefit from my studies, from the comfort of my own home, at my own pace. I have nothing but great things to say about your school and all your staff.

  • Since the first time I took extra credits in homeopathy, I noticed that the learning I had from CCHM was complete.  I had the basics, the knowledge, the know how that other homeopaths in my class were struggling with. I am grateful for the thorough homeopathic training I got at...
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  • I loved Sunday with Dr Saunders. He has so much insight and his lectures are so interesting.  I love how he presents his own case, then talks about physiology, pathology, pharmacology, medical terms, peppered with the materia medica and nutrition, and a bit of posology and philosophy. He is such...
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  • After the abrupt closure of the prospective program in homeopathic studies that was to be offered at Georgian College in Barrie, Ontario, I wanted to spread some light for this school, that has done the same for me each and everyday. Though that program was pulled, and without real reason...
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  • I am a current 2nd year student and in October I attended Study Week for the college. My week can be described as it being profound, as well as surprising. First of all, I had the pleasure of meeting fellow distant education students like myself and I finally had a...
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Miss Universe Canada Coming To CCHM!

By LARISSA CAHUTE

www.vancouverdesi.com

Life hasn’t always been glamorous for Vancouver beauty queen Sahar Biniaz.

The Indian-born and Iran-raised beauty spent most of her elementary and high school life taunted and bullied by other students.

“I was always told that I was very unattractive,” Biniaz recalled. “I remember just going home (after school) and wanting to end my life.
“It was very, very tough, but I pulled myself back up.”

And because of that determination the opportunities are endless for Biniaz, who has now travelled the world with her Miss Universe Canada 2012 title and presented the award for best director at the Times of India Film Awards in Vancouver last spring, and was featured in the 2014 issue of India’s iconic Kingfisher swimsuit calendar and still manages to find time to tour the country promoting anti-bullying campaigns.

“It all started with a childhood dream of participating in a pageant, because I was bullied at school,” she told Vancouver Desi from her New York home. “So I always had this need to really prove myself and the best way to get back at a bully is making yourself a better person.”

When crowned Miss Universe Canada in 2012, Biniaz decided to treat the title as a Miss Universe reign.

“That’s why I made it a priority to go to India,” she said.

It was in her travels that Biniaz met the influential people behind Kingfisher who quickly asked her to be part of the calendar’s 12th edition alongside former Miss Earth Nicole Faria, current Miss India Earth Sobhita Dhulipala and Indian models Rickee Chatterjee and Rochelle Rao

“I was a bit hesitant, because I’m not really up for doing bikini shoots and things like that, but I knew it was going to be done very tastefully,” she explained. “The biggest supermodels of India and actresses had done it — Deepika Padukone, who is one of India’s top actresses had done it.”

“It’s a very iconic thing to do.”

So in December Biniaz travelled to the Philippines with Kingfisher and her fellow models making 5 a.m. wake up calls by the waterfront for the shoot.

“I was with all ex-Miss Indias … we had so much fun, it was like being on a private island with your best friends and it was very relaxed,” she said.

And now the accomplished model, actress and beauty queen plans to expand her horizons even more this fall when she pursues a diploma from the Canadian College of Homeopathic Medicine — something she fell in love with while travelling India.

“That’s the beauty of life I think is when you keep transitioning into new things and new ventures,” she said.

 

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