Meet The Team

Karina Rasmussen

Karina Rasmussen

Co-Founder / CEO

Karina is the leading force behind driving the vision and developing Client Relations at Well Street. Karina’s passion for health and wellness shines, helping clients plan and execute the right programs for their employees.

With over 20 Years in Learning & Development and Human Resources, working for major Banks, Technology, and Professional Services companies, Karina understands how too much stress and unbalanced lives can have a negative effect on a person’s health and how small changes and enhancements to champion employee wellness, can create positive returns for the organization. Karina partners with organizations, helping them assess their corporate wellness strategies and employee needs to build engaging solutions that drive employee engagement, adaption and sustainability. Some clients Karina has worked with include: CI Financial, Goodmans LLP, Boston Consulting Group, AGF Financial, Greystone Investments and several Municipalities and Government agencies across Canada. On her spare time, Karina lives and breaths wellness – practices yoga, mindfulness and daily meditation to stay grounded and focused.

Sara Buckingham

Sara Buckingham

Director of Client Services/ Movement Expert

Sara Buckingham is a certified personal trainer, group fitness instructor and movement specialist. She grew up as a dancer, and has always had a passion for health, wellness and movement.

After studying business at Western University, and taking on Sales and Marketing roles full time, she began to also work part time as a professional dancer and fitness instructor, becoming well known in the industry for her creative and inspiring classes.
Today, Sara is the Director of Client Services at Well Street Health. She also is our Movement expert and the facilitator of our functional movement seminar, which focuses on flexibility, mobility and strength. In addition to her work at Well Street, Sara dances professionally with the Toronto Argonauts A-Team, and teaches weekly classes at Barre Belle YYZ and Calii Love Studio. Her classes are upbeat, and inspired by dance, yoga and pilates.
Sara believes that movement is medicine, and hopes to continue to share her passion for movement with others, with a special focus on the corporate environment.
Sara is an educational and motivating instructor, who uses familiar cues and positivity to keep her audience engaged. She has experience working with all group sizes, from 1:1 personal training to groups as large as 100.
Book your Well Street onsite seminar with Sara today! info@wellstr.com

Jaty Tam, ND

Jaty Tam, ND

Medical Director

Dr. Jaty Tam, ND completed her post-graduate studies in Naturopathic Medicine at the Canadian College of Naturopathic Medicine in 2008. Her undergraduate degree was a Bachelor’s of Science in Engineering, from Queens University, after which she worked for a healthcare consulting firm. It was Jaty’s passion for wellness and health education that prompted her career shift.

After seeing various aspects of the Canadian and American healthcare industries, she found her calling in working on the front-lines directly with patients.

Driven by her passion for health education and her desire to bring wellness principles to the corporate world, in which she spent many years before becoming a Naturopathic Doctor, Dr. Jaty, ND co-founded Well Street, a workplace wellness provider specializing in holistic and preventative education-based wellness solutions to corporations across Canada, for which she currently operates as the CEO and Medical Director. In this capacity, she creates and develops innovative corporate wellness programs, seminars, and workshops on a variety of health topics.

Dr. Jaty, ND is a dynamic and engaging keynote speaker on topics related to achieving optimal health and the impact of health on productivity. A highly sought-after speaker, Dr. Jaty, ND is praised for her ability to inspire and motivate her audiences to take control of their health and strive for optimal wellness in all spheres of their lives. Jaty’s goal as a speaker is to empower each member of her audience to embrace their personal wellness.

As a Naturopathic Doctor, Dr. Jaty, ND melds her medical background with her experiences in the corporate world, to deliver relevant yet entertaining presentations that fuse up-to-date health information with easy-to-implement lifestyle changes. Audiences often remark on her contagious passion for health which infuses her down-to-earth and energetic presentation style.

For more on Jaty’s private practice in Markham, please visit her website www.markhamnd.com