My Approach

I take a holistic approach to health…

Holistic simply means that we will focus on how all areas of your life impact your overall health. We will look at the whole picture – diet, exercise, relationships, career and spiritual practice, as well as the physical, mental and emotional levels of your being. When one area is off balance, more often than not, it will impact the other areas of your life. It’s important to be able to look at the various parts of your life and see what positive, lasting changes we can make, so that you can truly live a more balanced, happy and healthy life – this is your true nature!

Ancient wisdom of Ayurveda

Ayurveda is a 5000 year old ancient healing system from India, that uses the laws of nature to bring the body, mind and spirit back into balance. Instead of focusing simply on the symptoms you are experiencing, we will identify the underlying causes that are creating the imbalance(s) and work to correct those through natural treatments, such as nutrition, lifestyle modifications, meditation and herbs. Treatment is dependent on your individual needs and we take a gradual, gentle and loving approach to ensure that you feel supported and empowered throughout the entire process. The goal is to help you achieve lasting positive results in your life. not temporary fixes.

We all need different things…

I focus on my clients on an individual level. We are all unique beings in so many ways and therefore what we need to improve our health isn’t going to be the same. There is no “one size fits all” solution to lasting health and happiness. We will look at your goals, what’s getting in the way of you reaching them, and come up with action steps that are right for you and your life. By making gradual changes, we will instill positive habits that will last and help you live a more balanced, happier, healthier life.

Techniques TO HEAL…

NUTRITION 
Proper nutrition is a key component to creating a healthier and happier lifestyle. Food nourishes us on all levels – body, mind and soul. Contrary to common belief, getting healthy doesn’t have to come through deprivation and restriction. We are meant to enjoy the food we eat – the light, the heavy, the sweet and the savory. In fact, when we are able to enjoy food, our bodies actually metabolize it better, leading to improved digestion, detoxification and fat-burning potential. Endless dieting and meal plans are not the answer to creating a healthy lifestyle you love. Pleasure and freedom are. How do you achieve this? My goal is to help you create a trusting and confident relationship with food and your body.

By healing your relationship to food and learning to tap into your body’s wisdom, you will be able to create a life in which you can eat the foods you love, feel in control around them, make healthier choices with ease and achieve your health goals – whether that’s having better digestion, losing weight, boosting energy or just feeling more balanced. Most importantly, you will be able to experience incredible pleasure and satisfaction from everything you eat and feel healthier than you ever have. Forget about counting calories, points and portion control. This is a new kind of nutritional program. Through my unique nutritional approach, we will work together to help you break free of dieting and stressful eating habits and enable you create an empowering, nutritious and delicious lifestyle that you can and want to maintain.

EFT
The cause of all negative emotions and illnesses are a disruption in the body’s energy system. Emotions are “energy in motion.” When our internal energy system is in balance, we feel good, mentally, emotionally and physically. When the energy flow gets blocked or reversed by our negative subconscious thoughts, beliefs and perceptions or as a result of trauma, the body will eventually manifest physical or emotional symptoms. These can include, depression, anxiety, stress, low energy, low motivation, arthritis, allergies and even cancer. When you can clear these energetic blocks within the body, you can heal on the mind, body and soul level, feeling free to create and live the life you know you were meant to. EFT (Emotional Freedom Technique) is one of the most effective techniques I’ve used with my clients in helping them overcome stress, anxiety and unhealthy behaviors and patterns of thinking. It captures the essence of acupuncture without needles. It’s a painless process with often immediate and permanent results. Imagine being able to pull up what ails you and turn it off on purpose! EFT provides you with the ability to do just that.

MEDITATION + BREATH WORK 
There is a place within each of us that is the source of pure love and happiness that we desire. This is our true nature. Unfortunately, as we grow up and observe the beliefs and behaviors of those around us, we take them on as our own, create an alternate identity in order to feel accepted and loved and eventually disconnect from our true selves. Our lives transform into a hunt for love and happiness and we eventually experience pain and suffering because we can’t seem to find or hold onto it. Meditation and breath work are some of the most effective ways to help you reconnect with that state of unconditional bliss within yourself. When we do this, we also tap into the larger unified field of energy that exists all around us. This is the same field of energy that is the source of all creation, creativity and bliss. Whether you call it God, the Universe, Prana or Chi, all physical existence is created from this life source energy. When we connect to it and feel that pure joy radiating throughout our body, we allow for lasting healing to take place. Meditation is a simple practice and benefits include: reduced stress, increased energy, improved focus, better sleep, better relationships, more happiness and confidence, better sex, weight loss, increased motivation, improved immunity and so much more! There are many forms of meditation and breath work and we will explore what feels right for you.

DAILY SELF-CARE PRACTICES
Establishing daily self-care practices is essential to sustaining health and longevity. When we get stressed out, some of the first things to go are exercise, healthy eating, sleep and doing the things that we love. By creating individualized self-care routines for each client, they are able to create a solid foundation from which they can handle stress with more resilience. The goal is not to create a life in which challenges don’t exist – that’s impossible. The goal is to develop a stronger will to handle challenges with more awareness, grace and confidence. Grounding yourself in specific routines, that don’t have to take very long, will allow you the opportunity to create this way of living for yourself.