I struggled with my own chronic health issues for many years. Conventional medicine was only able to treat my symptoms and was unable to help me recover and live the life I knew I was meant to live. My illness became all encompassing, affecting not only my body, but my thoughts, moods, spirit and self-value. This began a journey of extensive learning and discovery. I truly believe and understand that our bodies have the knowledge to heal what ails us, no matter what form it takes, if given the right tools to do so. It all begins with food, which fuels us, drives us and heals us.
Through personal experience I have come to learn that optimal fuelling of our bodies and strong, healthy resilient digestive systems are the key to achieving unimaginable levels of health and happiness.
Using a personalized approach, I offer coaching and inspiration to help shift behaviours. I assist people in understanding the choices that best work on an individual level and how to implement lasting changes to improve energy, balance and health.
Through my work with individuals and groups I am able to guide people through this simple, yet often challenging process. I have developed a unique protocol to help those dealing with the digestive ravages on prolonged and chronic disordered eating and excessive dieting. I have further partnered with Achieve True Health, an online wellness company to create educational material and online programs to promote and facilitate digestive health on a more expansive scale.
It is my passion to educate and guide people to strive for the best life possible, from the inside out.
Training and Education
The Institute for Integrative Nutrition, New York City, NY, USA
Professional Training and Certification Program
Certified Coaches Federation
Life Coach Certification Program
Institute for Functional Medicine
Reversing the Epidemic of Chronic Disease Certification
Introduction to Functional Nutrition: Clinical Solutions for Addressing the Underlying Causes of Disease –
Continued Education Lectures and Courses
University of Stanford
Gut microbiome certification
Nutrition for Health Promotion and Disease Prevention
Child Nutrition and Cooking
Introduction to Food and Health
University of Boulder, Colorado
Exploring the Microbiome
21 Day Sugar Detox, New Jersey, NJ, USA
Certified coach and program moderator
Balanced Bites, San Francisco, CA, USA
University of Johannesburg, Johannesburg, South Africa
Bachelor of Science with Honours (Life Sciences – Optometry) – graduated with distinction