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Help us Congratulate Dr. Tenesha Wards for being a finalist in the 2017 Austin Under 40 Awards

Since 1998, the Young Women’s Alliance and the Young Men’s Business League have partnered annually to host a series of Screen-Shot-2017-02-14-at-4.20.58-PMevents culminating in the Austin Under 40 Awards Gala—a black-tie event honoring and celebrating Austin’s emerging professionals and their mentors. These individuals are recognized in 15 categories: Arts, Culinary Arts & Hospitality; Community Service & Non-Profit; Engineering, Architecture & Design; Entrepreneurship & Start-up; Financial and Insurance Services; Government & Public Affairs; Legal; Marketing, Advertising & Public Relations; Medicine, Healthcare & Life Sciences; Real Estate; Sports, Wellness & Fitness; Youth & Education; Technology & Sciences; Mentor of the Year. The awards gala serves not only to commend individuals such as Michael Dell, Dan Graham, Kendra Scott and Andy Roddick for their leadership and achievements, but more importantly, to raise money for two philanthropic beneficiaries.


We are excited to announce that our own Dr. Elena Villanueva was featured in the Austin Way Magazine Feature Article, 2016 Winter Issue, on Doctors in Technology in Medicine.drvpic2

Chronic unresolved medical issues? Many around Austin are talking about Dr. V. at Infinity Wellness Center and with good reason. Her passion and knowledge in the field of Epigenetics and her holistic functional approach are providing resolution in droves of unresolved cases locally, nationally, and internationally.

“Many seek us out as a last option, desperate for answers and desiring to regain their health and vitality. People come to us so ill, their bodies are in hibernation. By focusing on the body’s biochemistry and finding which genetic mutations are affecting it, we can shut off the ‘mal expression’ of the gene and get individuals’ systemic ‘engines’ running again.”

Dr. V’s insight and dedication to epigenetic work, along with Dr. Kendal Stewart’s ongoing mentor-ship and Amy Yasko’s teachings, allow Dr. Elena Villanueva, DC and her colleagues at Infinity Wellness Center to utilize this cutting edge approach, providing solutions for what was once unresolved.  Click here for the Digital Version – Page 103


Dr. Elena Villanueva was highlighted in the Podcast below as a guest Doctor on ‘Coffee with Dr. Stewart’.

Listen to her speak about Genetic Testing and how it helps us get your body working properly again.  By finding the SNP’s (genetic defects) and recommending proper nutrition to repair the function of that gene, we are able to get your body back in balance!  We are seeing this genetic work result in restored energy and a renewed enthusiasm for life for our patients!


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Dr. Tenesha Wards was the recipient of the “Best in health and Wellness” in Austin during the Austin Women Magazine Awards April 29th.  The two other finalists in that category were an OBGYN, Lisa Jukes, and a Pediatric office – Bee Well Pediatrics.

As you can see in the video below, she was VERY Excited!!!

Award Categories include:

·         Best New Company
·         Best Service Provider
·         Most Customer Friendly
·         Most Socially Conscious/Non-Profit
·         Best Product
·         Best in Health & Wellness


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Dr. Wards holds the position as Past President (2014) for Texas Woman in Business (TWIB).

TWIB’s mission to encourage and empower Women in Business to achieve their personal and professional goals through education, development, mentoring, networking, giving back, service and leadership is in full alignment with our beliefs, mission, and passions. Texas Women in Business

See Dr. Tenesha with Time Warner’s Jess Mitchell on TWIB’s Annual Conference – Beyond 50, a Conference for ALL Women!


Austin Woman Magazine’s, Fearless Women Stories, October 2011, article on Dr. Tenesha Wards. 

Personal Power Portrait by Photographer, Korey Howell

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I owe my fearlessness and my passion for healing to my experience of the deep fear that comes from unrelenting pain. Overnight I went from the natural fearlessness of a fifteen-year-old girl to a deeply frightened teenager experiencing intense pain. Quarantined because of a red feverish rash that covered most of my body, doctors ran test after test to no avail.

No one could figure out the source of the rash, swollen joints, and pain. Pumped full of drugs and steroids, I only gained weight and got worse. My fears and my parents’ fears escalated. One day I finally surrendered and told my mom I wanted to die.

Looking back, I crossed a bridge that day. I didn’t know it then, but I found the power that comes from acknowledging and naming a deep fear and letting others help you move through it. For after that, my mom moved past her own fear and stepped up the research she did to find an answer. Her insistence that I be tested for Lyme disease – – rare and unheard of in  Michigan at that time – – is what saved my life. Witnessing my mother  transforming her fear into action has forever made her my hero, inspiration, and rock.

From her example of leaving no stone unturned and the inspiration born out of that painful experience, I now passionately work closely with my patients to uncover the source of their illness, empathize with their pain and frustration, and then stay the course to help them heal. For me, being fearless doesn’t mean you never experience fear. It means you name it, claim it and then courageously move forward, while allowing others to support you.

I daily count myself blessed to be able to use my experience to help others move through their fears and heal

Fearless Wisdom to share: Only you know your body best. Fearlessly listen to it, be kind to it, feed it vital foods, exercise it, rest it and most of all love it. Be in control of your health and never, ever settle for less than optimal.


Dr. Wards proudly served four years as one of the youngest Westlake Chamber Board Members from 2008-2011. She believes in supporting local businesses and is dedicated to the economic stability and well-being of her community. She continues to contribute time, expertise and resources to supporting Chamber growth, the Westlake community and philanthropic /volunteer projects.  Westlake Chamber


AWAKENING IN AUSTIN showcases the diverse and powerful community of holistic,metaphysical and energy practitioners in and around Austin, and brings the best of their knowledge to you.

AWAKENING IN AUSTIN is a project of Higher Self Enterprises and hosted by Sara Pencil Blumenfeld.

Listen to Dr. (Weine) Wards’ appearances on AWAKENING IN AUSTIN

How to Listen To Your Body for Optimal Health

by AWAKENING IN AUSTIN in Health Thu, Dec 15, 2011

How to Lose Weight Through Detox

by AWAKENING IN AUSTIN in Health Wed, Jan 4, 2012