Basic Certification: January 17 & 18th, 2020
Basic Neuromodulator and Dermal Filler Certification:
Call the clinic and ask to speak with Heather for more information or send us an email
Dr. Brits graduated medicine in 1982 from Pretoria University, in South Africa and completed her CCFR from The University of British Columbia. She started her career at Johannesburg Hospital in South Africa and after two years in Pediatric ICU, then began work as a Family Practice Physician. Since moving her family to Canada, she has continuously worked as a Full Family Practice Physician, serving in the communities in Saskatchewan, and the last 12 years in Surrey and White Rock, British Columbia. With a passion for beauty and aesthetics, Dr Brits has enjoyed working as a Medical Cosmetic Injector for over 15 yrs and presently works as the Medical Director for the Aesthetic Team at Sereno Wellness. Dr Bits is excited to pass on her expertise to new students at the Medical Art Academy as part of the school’s Medical Faculty. Her professional and artistic approach is appreciated by all.
Heather comes to us with previous experience in both the medical and esthetics fields. She grew up in a house of 7 women and was then blessed with 3 beautiful daughters, so beauty, skincare and women’s health have always been honored and revered. Heather is the glue that holds many of this programs parts together and is an integral part of the team. She is the single and initial point of contact for all who attend our training programs and she also coordinates all the models that attend our workshops for the hands on portion of our Certifications. She too has the gift of hospitality, so will go out of her way to meet your needs when at Sereno..
Sandra Fikus is the owner of Sereno Wellness and Spa as well as South Surrey Medical Clinic. With over 25 years of business experience, Sandra’s role is to teach the business side of Aesthetics. Client testimonials often speak to the benefit of having Sandra readily available at the Basic Certification Workshop to ask business questions before they begin. Having the opportunity to learn from her extensive experience at the get go is invaluable. Her sacred gift of hospitality also makes our students feel very well taken care of. She is also available for business consultation following basic injectable training.
The aesthetic course at Sereno was a very high yield course. In two jam packed days full of lectures, simulations, and live models, I learnt enough that I felt comfortable starting Botox and Fillers on my own right after the course. The course also included learning the business and financial side of aesthetics which I found to be very helpful and relevant. Margo, Sandra and the rest of the team were wonderful and so supportive and helped me start up my practice even after the course was over. I am so grateful.
- Dr. SK
I would like to thank the entire team at Sereno Wellness and Spa. I got
so much from the two day jam-packed botox/filler training sessions and
would highly recommend taking the course from Sereno! Margo, Sandra, Dr.
Brits and Heather were all so approachable and supportive and I felt as
though I gained valuable relationships in the industry from this
experience along with the knowledge and technical training. The
practical component of this program was excellent in giving me
confidence to become an injector as we got to practice on live models
alongside experienced injectors. I truly appreciated the willingness to
help from the entire Sereno team not just during the two days but also
Thank you so much for everything!
Margo and the Sereno Family were great Facilitators and made me feel welcome and taken care of. The one to one instruction and one to one patient interaction were a great benefit. I feel confident and prepared moving forward.
- T Lam, RN
Thanks for the great training! I really enjoyed the hands on training with model patients. I really enjoyed Margo and Dr Brits hands on training while I worked with models. Overall – great course! ?
- M. Sidhu, RN NP
Thank you for an enjoyable introduction to Botox and Fillers. I am less intimidated by injections now. This is a great spring board for diving into the world of Cosmetic Medicine. Very complete and lots of hands on experience.
- E. Booth, MD