About us and the team
Fasting Connection is a rapidly growing on-line community comprised of people from all walks of life united by common goals of reaching their ultimate life, health and fitness potentials through practice of fasting. (Visit our friendly forum and become a member)
FASTING CONNECTION TEAM:
David Feuerstein – Founder
Residing in London, UK, David spent years studying various alternative healing modalities which eventually led him to experimenting with a long juice feast in 2005. From the amazing results of that experience a Fasting Connection website was born. Since then David has been fully committed to provide the best learning and networking environment for anyone interested in reaching their ultimate health and life potential through the art of fasting.
Dr. André Kruger AKA The Fast Doctor – Medical Expert, Fasting Expert and "Posts For The Fast Doctor" forum Moderator
A life-time resident of South Africa, Dr. Kruger has been active in orthodox medicine as well as holistic health practices since 1979. He is an internationally acknowledged expert in Water Fasting who shares his time between managing his Health Hydro Hoogland Fasting Retreat and working on medical projects around the world. Fasting Connection feels fortunate to have The Fast Doctor as one of its main contributing members. If you have benefitted from his professional support please consider purchasing his highly educational e-book sold here: Health Won e-book and if you would like to experience a supervised water fast please check out his fasting retreat: http://www.hoogland.co.za/ More about the Doctor here: http://www.the-fast-doctor.com/
Ben Masdon – Site Administrator and IT Advisor
Ben is a computer professional residing in Fayetteville, Georgia, USA. His battle with a lifelong weight issue has been resolved through the discovery of fasting and eventually brought him to Fasting Connection where he found the necessary support to complete a 30 day water fast. Ben is proud to be a part of this expanding web community and has been contributing his time to the maintenance and development of the site.
Scott D. Atwell(Ockeghem) is a regular water faster and originator of the Forum fast by month category (October Fast, November Fast...) He is also a forum moderator of the fast by month category and Looking for a Fasting Buddy. Other interests and hobbies:
Librarian/musicologist; author;medieval/renassance music scholar;marathoning and ultramarathoning. Martial Arts (Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu and Shotokan Karate); Medieval and Renassance music. Scott works professionally as a University Professor - Librarian and Musicologist.
PREVIOUS TEAM MEMBERS
Milena Albert-Mgeladze – Director of Development and Dry Fast Moderator
A resident of Pasadena, CA, USA Milena came to Fasting Connection with a goal of educating its members and visitors on Dry Fast. Through her personal experience and knowledge she has been inspiring others to explore this powerful type of fasting. Milena dedicates countless hours to the expension and development of Fasting Connection ensuring that it becomes the fastest growing and most comprehensive website dedicated to fasting and natural health.
Yuliya Yakhontova -- Raw Food Resources Coordinator and Forum Moderator
Yuliya is a New Yorker who manages the Woodstock Fruit Festival and has been a raw vegan for 9 years before becoming a low fat fruitarian. Her own journey to health improvement and spiritual growth took her through in depth self-education in the areas of Raw Foodism and Fruitarianism. Yulia is very enthusiastic about sharing her knowledge on Fasting Connection.www.thewoodstockfruitfestival.com
Esmeé La Fleur – Raw Food Resources Coordinator and Forum Moderator
Esmeé lives in a beautiful Northern California. A follower of Natural Hygiene, Esmeé is an experienced faster and a long time raw food vegan. Her thirst for acquiring and sharing knoweldge has been the driving force behind her decision to join Fasting Connection as a team member.
Cory Daniel Rees – Fitness Resources Coordinator and Forum Moderator
A sports enthusiast and an experienced faster, Cory lives in Arau, Malaysia. His passion for fitness has inspired him to learn and experiment with how fasting can help lose body fat, gain muscle and improve athletic performance. Cory brings to Fasting Connection his personal experience, as well as his eagerness to learn more, and to share his knowledge with the rest of the community.