Customer Service Team
Front Desk Supervisor / Sales Coordinator
Laura grew up in County Meath, dubbed the Royal County, in Ireland. Over the years, she has participated in a variety of sports, including two of Ireland’s national sports, Gaelic Football and Camogie. However, her true passion has always been horseback riding. Throughout the years she has competed in show jumping and dressage, winning several awards along the way. Laura studied English and Politics at Dundalk Institute of Technology. She also completed a professional make-up artistry course prior to moving to Vancouver in 2017.
When Laura is not at Body & Soul, she enjoys hiking and snowboarding. She also plays for a Gaelic Football team based in Vancouver, which competes in tournaments throughout the summer months.
Min Cheol Lim
Front Desk Supervisor
Min grew up in South Korea and made the move to Vancouver in 2005. He holds a Bachelor of Arts from the University of British Columbia, where he majored in sociology. His passion for health and fitness led him to complete his Personal Training certification with The National Academy of Sports Medicine three years ago. He has recently decided to shift his focus from personal training to the administration aspects of fitness.
When he isn’t at Body & Soul, Min can be found training in the gym himself. His passion for bodybuilding led him to compete in his first bodybuilding show (Natural Vancity Showdown) in October 2019 and he is excited to participate in more shows in the future.
Front Desk Supervisor
Shangkary was born in the United States and spent her early childhood years in Malaysia before moving with her family to Vancouver. She has an extensive background in the Arts and is a graduate student in a traditional form of dance called Bharathanatyam. She previously pursued a career in the hair and makeup industry as a freelance makeup artist; however, after being personally recruited by fellow Front Desk Supervisor Ashley Kumar, Shangkary was excited to join the Body & Soul Team.
Shangkary has a love for animals and enjoys spending her free time outside with her dog. When she’s not working at Body & Soul, she is cooking up a storm or perfecting her makeup skills. Her hobbies include dancing and travelling.