Flo Lavallie has been in private practice for over 52 years in health care, along with that she had a satellite practice in Humboldt for 17 years. Prior to that, Flo had a satellite practice in Duck Lake for two years. After working in a hospital setting for 14 years, Flo obtained her Master Herbalist Diploma at the Wild Rose College on Calgary, Alberta. She is a certified in Reflexology, Sclerology, Rayid, Iridology, Ear Candling and Kinesiology, having studied with Dr. Spiro Lenis.
The many projects Flo has supported, celebrate the traditional spirituality of aboriginal people. She is a constant reminder that true holistic healing goes beyond the individual to healing the system. She is a lobbyist and serves on the board of directors of the Canadian Association of Herbal Practitioners Companion Health Oasis In., Teaching Women Dollars and Sense, College of Medicine (Complementary Therapy), Advisory Board of the Harmony Song – The Aboriginal Healing Foundation and Meewasinota.
Flo Lavallie has been an advocate for people with disabilities, including advocating for Saskatchewan’s first PET-CT scan at Royal University Hospital in Saskatoon. She lobbies governments on justice issues such as Section 745 of the Criminal Code, justice issues for people with disabilities, health related ussies, and herbal medicine regulations. She is also active with the R.E.S.O.L.V.E. Steering Committee that supports solutions to violence and abuse.
Flo actively secured the land and funding to build Tamara’s House, a healing centre in Saskatoon, that is the first one of its kind in Canada. Tamara’s House provides complementary therapies and services to support the complete healing of female adult survivors of childhood sexual abuse.Flo is instrumental in addressing the legacy of Residential School Abuses by supporting many community applications for project funding from the Aboriginal Healing Foundation.