OUR MISSION:

uplift and energize your employees' health so your business can exceed its goals.

Attivo; [/atˈtivo/] Middle English, meaning: active; from Anglo-French or Latin; Anglo-French actif, from Latin activus, from actus, past participle of agere to drive, to do more.

We strive to impact the health and vitality of our members through physical wellness solutions which are simple, realistic and reproducible.

WHO:

EDWARD CUNNINGHAM, D.C.

FOUNDER OF ATTIVO WELLNESS

Dr. Edward Hayes Cunningham, B.S., D.C., CSCS, USAW-L2 is deeply committed to his work with cutting-edge technologies. He believes that cloud-based telehealth and wellness coaching is the future, the implementation of which results in happier, more productive employees—and ultimately, smarter more productive businesses. He attained a bachelor of science in nutrition and a doctorate of chiropractic from Life University in Atlanta, GA. He has over 25 years of experience as a health and wellness professional and doctor of chiropractic, working for a wide range of individuals, small business clientele, and the employees of world-class corporations. Dr. Cunningham has a proven track record in helping his clients achieve maximum wellness and remains passionate about his message that this is an attainable goal for all—with proper guidance, commitment, consistency.

In 2013, Dr. Cunningham received the highly sought-after National Strength and Conditioning Association's Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS) certification. He attained USA Weightlifting's Level 2 Coaching Certification (USAW-L2) in 2017 and SafeSport® cert. in 2019. He’s currently enrolled in The Mayo Clinic Wellness Coach Training & Certification Program which is an approved training program through the International Consortium for Health and Wellness Coaching (ICHWC) which is recognized by the National Board of Medical Examiners (NBME) and expected to finish Q4 2019.

piper harris, B.S., (DM)

director of coaching and h.i.i.t

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Piper Harris received a double major from the University of Utah, B.S. (DM), studying kinesiology and classical ballet. Her natural talents dancing led her to career as a professional ballerina.  She performed with many notable ballet companies, in the 2000's, two of which were the American Ballet Theatre and Pacific Northwest Ballet.  Passionate about wellness, fitness and more importantly helping others; her devotion to her field is evident when learning about her impressive list of certifications, which include: CSCS, Titleist Performance Institute, CHEK Practitioner, NASM, NCCPT and Pure Barre. "I'm excited about directing the fitness education and classes Attivo provides. Bringing fitness together with the future medical technologies Attivo delivers to the workplace is a smart combination.", Piper states. Attivo is grateful to have an industry leader like Piper heading up their HIIT and onsite fitness classes.

Possessing diverse work experience she's been a personal training manager at Equinox's premiere 'Tier 4' Club, and also worked in the PT dept. of world renowned Cedar Sinai Hospital in Los Angeles. Currently, Piper is Director of Wellness at Diablo Country Club in Northern CA.

tamara margolis, RN, bsn

director of nursing services

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Tamara Margoils brings a wide range of experience to Attivo, from translating for NATO Forces in Bosnia and Kosovo to being the executive secretary of a Saudi Arabian Ambassador in Italy to her training at USC Medical Center in Los Angeles. She attained her associates’s degree in nursing at LA County College of Nursing and her bachelor’s of science in nursing from USC. With her experience Tamara can oversee and manage onsite blood draws for general health assessments and oversee biometric testing, thus adding substantial value to a company’s benefit package. Knowledge is power, especially when it comes to health.

Tamara is an accomplished salsa dancer and competes on the National stage as an amateur fitness competitor.

SEAN MILAM, D.C.

CORPORATE HEALTH COACH

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Dr. Sean O. Milam, B.S., D.C., has degrees from Chapman University and Palmer Chiropractic College and has helped thousands of patients over the past 14 years achieve amazing new levels of health, youth and vitality.  He has the privilege to be an associate faculty member of Southern California University of Health Sciences, Western States Chiropractic College and Concordia University.  He has owned multiple clinics as well as mentored other doctors on patient management and the development of successful clinics.  Sensing the future of healthcare he's passionate about Cloud based wellness management.

Born and raised in Southern California, Milam is a sponsored mountain bike athlete and road cyclist.  He married his high school sweetheart Jennifer and has two girls that he adores.  The fifth and most happy member of their household is Mocha, their furry little therapy dog.

Voted as Orange County's Top Chiropractor in 2014, Dr. Milam has worked with amateur, college teams and professional athletes over the past 14 years including cyclists of Ellsworth mountain bike team and Team BMC road race team.  In addition, he is an on-set chiropractor for Film and TV studios.  By incorporating the latest in active therapeutic exercises and sports rehabilitation into his treatment protocols, his patients achieve dramatic results in relatively short periods of time.

LAUREN BROOKS, B.S.

kettlebell BOOTCAMP DIRECTOR

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Lauren Brooks holds multiple certifications such as ACE Fitness Trainer, Clinical Nutritionist, Functional Movement Specialist, TRX and Battling Ropes.  Lauren is a published Author of the book called "Kettlebells For Women: Workouts For Your Strong, Sculpted & Sexy Body".  She is the creator of many highly acclaimed Kettlebell based DVDs such as the three-volume DVD series, "The Ultimate Body Sculpt and Conditioning with Kettlebells” and, “The Kettlebell Body”.  She is also the creator of the only pregnancy kettlebell DVD  today "Baby Bells”.  Lauren is a very proud mother of 2 little girls. Drawing on her own experience and research, she inspires others to stay fit and strong even after going through pregnancies and surgeries.

Lauren earned her B.S. in Kinesiology with an emphasis in Fitness, Nutrition, and Health from San Diego State University in 2002.  She went on to become kettlebell certified under Pavel Tstasouline in 2005 and was invited to be a Senior Strong First instructor (SFG).  Lauren makes sure to emphasize Nutrition, Lifestyle, Training, and a positive mental attitude.  Lauren has authored numerous fitness and nutrition articles that have appeared in online magazines, fitness websites, and hard copy magazines worldwide.

Lauren has had the privilege of helping and inspiring thousands of people from all walks of life achieve their fitness dreams.  Working with ATTIVO Wellness she offers corporate Kettlebell implementation assessments, creation of bootcamps and seminars for companies, as well as live streaming workshops.

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“We don’t get a chance to do that many things, and every one should be really excellent. Because this is our life. Life is brief, and then you die, you know? And we’ve all chosen to do this with our lives. So it better be damn good. It better be worth it.”

~Steve Jobs, Apple~