Health and Wellness professional successful at creating, implementing, and managing wellness initiatives in a large organization, through strategic marketing, innovative programming, and a strong background in holistic nutrition and human health.
Certified Integrative Wellness Coach, Masters in Integrative Health Studies with an emphasis on Wellness Management
Specialties: Health Promotion/Nutrition/Fitness/Stress Management/Holistic Health/Integrative Wellness/Blog Management/Internal Communications/Internal Email Marketing/Event Planning/Managing Teams/Project Management
Over the course of the last year, I've built the foundation for a lasting program and laid the groundwork for a sincere culture shift in the organization toward modeling healthy behaviors for our patients. As the program's leader, it's my goal to create a culture where self-care is an expectation, not a burden, for employees, middle management, and executives. Through partnerships both within the organization and in the Alameda County community at large, this program has grown to become an integral part of AHS during the brief period of implementation.... (more)
I am a rock climber and do my best to get to the gym at least 4 time a week, in addition to the occasional weekend trips where my weekly practice pays off with outdoor climbing. I'm also a hiker and recently cut my teeth backpacking in the wilderness.
I keep my spirits high and mind sharp with creative cooking, painting, sewing, drawing, singing, and playing guitar. I also love taking pictures, especially of my dog.... (more)
I was diagnosed with PCOS in my early 20's and have since researched it to death. I wrote a number of papers on it in my Masters program at the California Institute of Integral Studies and focused my thesis work on combining wellness coaching with a naturopathic protocol for women with PCOS. Through diet, exercise, and gluten elimination, I have been cleared of all biomarkers for the syndrome, including blood androgen levels and insulin resistance, for about one year.... (more)