The founder and the Chairperson of Body Doc Fitness & Wellness Pavilion, Dr Thanuki Idangodage is the brainchild behind this concept. Body Doc being 50,000 square feet in size is the largest and the most technologically advanced fitness center in the country. Dr. Thanuki Idangodage noted that this facility has entered the country at a time when people are striving to move towards a fitter and a healthier lifestyle. Dr. Idangodage is a Sri Lankan Medical Council registered medical practitioner. She had her primary education at Musaeus College and Colombo International School and has obtained a B.Sc. in Biochemistry from California State University of Long Beach and a M.D. in medicine from St. George’s University. She also is a Medical Exercise Specialist, Fitness Nutrition Specialist and a Cancer Exercise Specialist certified by the American Council on Exercise!
Having worked at both government and private sectors in Sri Lanka, Dr. Idangodage was determined to open a facility in Sri Lanka as she witnessed firsthand the levels of patients suffering from obesity, hypertension, diabetes, and other non-communicable and incurable diseases that are better prevented with exercise, good nutrition and a healthy lifestyle than trying to control once afflicted with. Her vision to give back to Sri Lanka and having seen and experiencing facilities of such in other parts of the world inspired her to open the best state-of-the-art facility for the benefit of Sri Lankans and raise the bar of the country whilst enhancing the living standards of its people.
Expanding her mission to spread the importance of exercise and proper nutrition in managing many chronic conditions, Dr. Thanuki Idangodage has launched a nutrition coaching program that focuses on weight loss and weight management with a special interest in helping those who are burdened with obesity, high blood pressure, high cholesterol, metabolic syndrome, heart disease, polycystic ovarian syndrome, pregnancy weight gain and many other conditions!