Meet the team
Ashley Short is a Certified Plant-based Holistic Nutritionist, Clinical Herbalist,Cannabis educator & Co-founder of Earth Kisses Sky Inc. with over 12 years experience Her love of healing through a Natural and Holistic approach was put to the test by a devastating Lyme disease diagnosis in 2011. Losing her mobility and independence from being confined to a bed and wheelchair encouraged Ashley to fight for much needed alternative remedies to this debilitating disease. This difficult personal journey left her determined to improve her own health as well as the health of others using whole sources, complementary therapies and Herbal Medicine, including Cannabis. Throughout her evolving goals, Ashley, alongside her business partner Tijen, developed a ‘ready to be mixed with Cannabis’ skincare line, Earth Kisses Sky Inc. that would help decrease chronic pain & inflammation.
Tijen Yalchin graduated from the Canadian Therapeutic College in 2005 where she received her diploma in Massage and Hydrotherapy. In 2009, she obtained her diploma in Acupuncture from the Institute of Traditional Medicine. Additional schooling includes a three-week clinical internship in Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM), where Tijen graduated in 2012 from the Zhejiang College of TCM in Hangzhou, China, one of the top three TCM colleges in the world.
Owner, Director of Business & Finance
Centred in the idea of balance- Natalie hones in on her organizational skills to balance being a savvy business women while maintaining a busy “mom” schedule. This wife and mother of 2 brings her background in legal, sales and business to EKS as their Director of Business and Finance. She became a part of EKS because she believes in the importance of wellness and the amazing uses of herbs and clean ingredients.