Dr. Mary Jane “MJ” Torres: The woman behind The Zen Institute
July 4, 2013
When we do open talks about people who inspire people, a lot of popular names will definitely come out. In the local scene, particularly “women who inspire” in the genre of Aesthetic Medicine, one name cannot be missed out.
Dra. Mary Jane “MJ” Torres Aesthetic Medicine International Society of Mesotherapy French Society of Mesotherapy
Recently awarded by Solar Publishing as one of the “Women Who Inspire”, Dr. Mary Jane Torres, or Dra. “MJ” to her league of friends and clients, is one that exudes what true beauty is all about. The woman behind the continuous success of The Zen Institute continues to be an inspiration to many.
“The inspiration springs from my four children. They keep me going. And when I see my patients look and feel good about themselves, then that’s where I revved up!” shares Dra. MJ.
Since the entry of The Zen Institute, with such revolutionary, innovative changes being adapted in Aesthetic Medicine, women of this generation began to experience and realize what true beauty is all about.
According to Dra. MJ, true beauty goes beyond quick fixes. True beauty is a journey towards self-improvement, wellness, self-realization and transformation. “Achieving true beauty is an art and also therapy. You can’t have self-realization overnight. It takes time,” she said.
If she were to describe the concept of a beautiful woman, it is “beauty from within, positive outlook, cares about herself, healthy lifestyle, caring& loving. All these radiates to the outside.”
Wellness is at the core of all programs at The Zen Institute. Using the latest medical beauty advances, and most up-to-the-minute technologies, clients are able to look, feel and live their best! – without surgery, pain, scars and downtime.
How does she keep up with the competitive and dynamic industry that she belongs to? “Constant research and development, aligning with the European countries. This way, we keep the edge.”
Among the services of Zen, their Non-Surgical Facelift and Contour (PRP & PCL) is the most in demand and most tested. While the latest breakthrough is Zen’s Power Cell Lift.
The Power Cell Lift is a new lifting technique which injects multiple threads for strong lifting effect, enhancing cell engraftment to the treatment areas.
These non-invasive aesthetic treatments at The Zen Institute are also opportunities for a deeper therapy for patients, such becoming part and parcel of their total wellness program. This is something you cannot achieve with surgical approaches. Dra. MJ adds, “even if your appearance is enhanced through surgery, but if you don’t know how to appreciate your true worth, you will still be an unhappy person.”
One that constitutes her greatest achievements in the beauty and wellness industry is having established the first “medical spa”- The Zen Institute -merging the concept of spa and medical facility. This underlines total wellness approach which is more than simply aesthetics, seen in most of their programs like weight management and detoxification, anti-aging with non-invasive facelift and body contouring.
Dra. MJ’s unique approach to total wellness is “further strengthen through Vietura and true concept of a medical spa thru the facilities of the Zen Institute, reaching out to the outskirts like Zen Institute Batangas branch.”
Vietura (Aesthetic Lifestyle) is about finding the interconnection between aesthetic procedures, integrative medicine and lifestyle coaching. The Zen Institute speaks of the true concept and commitment of a medical spa, non invasive and holistic in approach.
In terms of expansion, Zen Institute’s Scout Rallos branch in Quezon City will have a 500sq facility to provide a full spa service, aesthetic treatment, and wellness center. This is on top of their full line-up of exciting promos, signature programs and new endorsements.
The unique touch, “creative masterpiece” of Zen is seen in the likes of Ayen Laurel, Franco Laurel, Eula Valdez, Korina Sanchez, Giselle Sanchez, Chanda Romero, Gina Alajar, Cory Quirino, Rene Salud, Philip Abadicio, Ciara Sotto, Lyn Sherman, Vicky Rashton (Mutya ng Pilipinas 2011), Rizzini Alexis Gomez (Mutya ng Pilipinas 2012), to name a few.
The Zen Institute is located at the Ground Floor, Bonifacio Technology Center, 31st Street corner 2nd Avenue, Bonifacio Global City, Taguig City (856-2027), with branches at 69 Scout Rallos St., Tomas Morato, Quezon City (441-1712; 412-2528), or at the St. Frances Cabrini Medical Center, Maharlika Highway, Barangay 2, Sto. Tomas, Batangas ((+43) 778-4811).
For more about The Zen Institute, visit http://www.thezeninstitute.com.
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