My Story

I’ve always considered myself a jill-of-all-trades. Theater, dance, education, spirituality, holistic health . . . I’ve done it all! And I’ve found deep connections among them.

As a result, I’ve discovered a passion for helping people dive into their truest Self.

In my first job as a teacher, I majorly burnt-out. I was only 25.

I was lost. I tried everything I could to satisfy the growing hunger inside me, a deep knowing that something was missing. Something was off. But I was looking for answers in all the wrong places.

I was forcing myself into a safe career and life path—the one everyone else thought I should follow–but the one that made me forget MY needs (nutritional, emotional, physical, and spiritual).

Literally and figuratively, I was feeding my body and soul food stripped of nutrients. I was suffering a malnourished life.

I ended up unhealthy and unhappy. I struggled with chronic back pain, irregular menstrual cycles, and bone-deep exhaustion—and I ignored all of it for as long as I possibly could.

Denial is easier than facing the truth, right?  Wrong.

My body, my mind, my spirit . . . my entire being REVOLTED. Something had to change.

First, I left my job and moved to the NH seacoast, a place where I’d always found peace. Then, I went to work healing my body and searching for the next steps.

I started with the food I used to fuel my body, but it became much, much more. I explored what it means to be and feel balanced. To be strong, nourished, and inspired. I explored what it means to be ME.

I found healing movement through yoga; healing touch and treatment through massage, chiropractic care, and Chinese medicine. And I found healing mindset through meditation and affirming self-work.

Once I cleared the gunk from my life, I found the most important thing of all: clarity and purpose.

I found my life’s mission: to live health-fully (that is, to lead a HEALTHY and FULL life), to continually practice and use the tools I’ve learned (and STILL learn) to be health-full, and to guide others along their own health and wellness journey.

From all of the steps and lessons along my journey, I have found one thing to be absolutely true.

To nourish our lives, we must address not only how we move and feed our body, but also how we support our mind and spirit—melded together, we can create our most vibrant expression of Self.

Martha Graham calls this a “vitality, a life force, an energy, a quickening, that is translated through you into action, and because there is only one of you in all time, this expression is unique. And if you block it, it will never exist through any other medium and will be lost.”

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