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Meet Deborah-Marie Forrester of Darla Prana Healing & Wellness Centre
Meet Deborah-Marie Forrester of Darla Prana Healing & Wellness Centre

I'm Deborah and my business is your wellness!

This Personal Profile is part of the  Portraits of Pelham Business Series presented by the Pelham Business Association.

This special series of Portraits and Personal Profiles showcases the people that own and operate our local businesses.

We invite you to take the time to visit learn more about the many, many interesting and inspiring people that have chosen Pelham as home base for their life’s work and ambition.


Phone: 289-897-8400


What business achievement are you most proud of?

The Opening of my Healing and Wellness Centre. It is so satisfying being able to foster Whole-Person well-being in this beautiful Town we call home.
Seeing myself and my Client's reaching for their full potential is my bliss.
I believe you are the expert on you. As a wellness coach and energy practitioner I am proud of the services and classes offered through my space. Your Life; Designed by YOU!

What is one interesting fact about yourself that not many people would know?
I have a solid Corporate Management background of over 20 years. 

Where do you go/what do you do to unwind?
Practice yoga and meditation in my Studio; Attend Jazz music nights at The Cafe on Main; Hang out with my amazing kids, dog and cat.

What three words would you use to describe Pelham?
Enchanting - Evolving - Empowering

What is your favourite part about running a business in Pelham?
The co-creative, supportive nature of my fellow business owners. There is enough for all. I believe we are all rooms in the same house; at some point we all will need to use the kitchen and bathroom. We might as well get along.

Where do you go in Pelham to:

Relax? Peace Park
Eat? Cafe on Main
Drink? Cafe on Main
Listen to music?    Cafe on Main
Exercise? In my Studio

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