About Me


My background


My more than 20 years of experience as a research scientist led me to question traditional ideas about diet culture and what it means to be healthy. I broadened my understanding of nutrition through the completion of a course in Plant Based nutrition from eCornell Certificate Program in 2016.  My desire to help others who suffer from eating challenges led me to become certified as a Mind Body Eating Coach in 2017 through The Institute for the Psychology of Eating.  

With the completion of my training as a registered yoga teacher (RTY200) at Perennial Yoga & Meditation in December of 2018, I was able to deepen my understanding of yoga and mindfulness and I am excited to begin my journey as a yoga instructor.

I am a coach and teacher who guides my students as they navigate and understand the role that thoughts, feelings, and habits impact health and metabolism. 

Contact me to get to the root cause of your eating challenge.

My path

I was a chubby kid.  You know the one with the messy hair and hot lunch spaghetti residue on the corners of my mouth?!

In high school I joined the swim team and learned how to regulate my weight with exercise.  This worked until I had kids.   I tried all sorts of diets (low fat, low carb, vegan) and found that I would lose weight initially, but gain it back after a couple of months.

With many years of trial and error I have reached a place of comfort and peace with food.  I experiment to see what foods work for me and make me feel good. 

My "Ah Ha" moment came when I realized that there is no "perfect diet" for everyone.  

Let's discover together the path that leads to your personal body wisdom. 

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Mind Body Eating Coach