Meet Our Medical and Holistic Spa Team
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Brazilian born Rita Filippini moved to US as part of job transfer. She has a background in Nursing, Social Work, holds a Master in Hospital Care and business women.
Rita prides herself in her dedication responsibility and honesty in all her professional endeavors, she got to where she is today because of her passion and ambition to provide people with optimal care to improve their lifestyle.
Prior to moving to the US she was invited by the Brazilian President, Fernando Henrique Cardoso to take over Sao Paulo State director of Social Secretary, she was responsible for 8 cities at that time. After years of working for the state Rita opened her own cosmetic franchise, Lacqua di Fiori today with over 2000 locations worldwide.
As soon as Rita moved to US she went on to open a Brazilian and Latin store in Ann Arbor offering Travel Agency, importing over 1000 items from Brazil, a salad and juice bar. In addition to her local customers, her business had an online presence that brought customers from all over the country (check out YouTube video with an interview by Brazilian Globo channel about her business in US and US channel WXYZ Channel 7 about Body and Soul Medical & Holistic Spa).
After years of searching, and a successful established business, Rita opened Body and Soul in 2005 for the best way to help people to Feel and Look their Best.
Rita has two amazing kids graduates from the University of Michigan and Michigan State University. They are testaments to how health and work hard to accomplish your goals can give your best life.
Her philosophy of life helps people believe that her business management is worth, even with the thought she was a foreign Brazilian woman she was be able to bring the trust.
Today with a successful business and years of experience, Rita is having the opportunity to expand Body and Soul Medical and Holistic Spa nationwide.
Dr. Brian Young
Complete his medical degree at Kirksville, Missouri College of Osteopathic Medicine. Bachelor of Science from University of Detroit. Dr Young is a board certified internal Medicine physician.
Over the past 15 years, he has developed a strong reputation as a compassionate and experienced practitioner among peers and patients alike. Dr Young has established himself as both a teacher and leader.
Starting with his role as Chief Resident at Bi-County Hospital.
He continues to guide and teach others on his IM service as the Internal Medicine Residency Director at McLaren Macomb, one of the largest residency programs in Michigan.
In 2005 Dr. Young has continued his post doctoral education with specialized training in the field of medically based anti-aging procedures.
Cosmetic injectable and laser treatment are among some of the procedures. The partnership wit Body and Soul continues to grow in it's physical space, as well as the scope.
Rita Filippini and Dr. Young DO teamed up 9 years ago.
Registered Nurse that has been certified in using Botox and Fillers. Trained by Allergan the company that produces Botox and Fillers.
This had given her the artistic edge and refined injection techniques need to give the best results.
As a level II Neonatal Intensive care nurse, she has gained experience in critical situation and skilled with a needle for IV starts and laboratory draws even on the tiniest of patients.
In her off time she loves spending time with her husband & her 2 kids.