Metro Toronto Convention Centre

About Us

The first Total Health Convention and Exhibition was held at the Royal York Hotel in Toronto in 1978 and has since become an anticipated annual spring event. In the early years of the convention, the great pioneers of the natural health movement came to
Toronto to participate in the show: Linus Pauling, Walter Hodson, Beatrice Trum Hunter, Paavo Airola, Bernard Jensen, Charlotte Gerson, John Christopher, Robert Mendelsohn, Ray Evers, Kurt Donsbach, Ann Wigmore and Jan de Vries.

Total Health continues to attract high profile leaders in the natural health field: Robert Bateman, Sally Fallon, David Suzuki, Gary Young, Hulda Clark, David Wolfe, Brian Clement, Len Horowitz, Udo Erasmus, Shiv Chopra, JJ Hurtak, Cass Ingram, Chef Michael Smith and many of the innovative raw chefs of our time including Victoria Boutenko, Juliano, Renee Loux Koffler, Chad Sarno and Cherie Soria.

The show offers more than 60 international speakers on three main theatres, two exhibition hall demo stages, a raw café oasis, spa oasis and over 200 exhibits devoted to a natural healthy lifestyle.

AntonioMendonca Antonio Mendonça
Producer, Total Health Show

Continually pursuing an expression of a value fulfilling existence, Antonio has been involved with the conference for many years however lately in the capacity of producer. He brings a wealth of knowledge from his responsibilities in putting together large international sporting events in Europe. His Neuroscience academic training has provided him with knowledge, insight, and intuition to enrich the Total Health Show with inspirational public forum topics, vibrant personalities, and an overall aura of dedication and excellence toward the pursuit of Total Health.

HelenMcLellan1 Helen McLellan
Director, Total Health Events

Summa cum laude graduate of the University of Toronto in psychology and South Asian languages led her to pursue graduate studies in clinical child psychology at York University.

Extensive travelling throughout Europe, the Middle East and India in the early 70s resulted in a lasting interest in natural medicine and spiritual growth. She continued her travels with Indian spiritual masters in North America and established meditation centres in Canada during the early 70s.

HelenMcLellan2 In 1979, she attended the second annual Total Health convention at the Royal York Hotel in Toronto and was so impressed that she began work in the natural health field as editor of the Consumer Health Newsletter, and in recent years began directing the Total Health Show.

Believing strongly that a healthy and balanced life results from love and gratitude to others, living according to the laws of nature, seeking the real meaning of life, and following the path of consciousness, Helen seeks to impart these principles into the spirit of the Total Health show.