Are you tired of feeling tired, every single day? Are you sick of not understanding your body? You have a new diagnosis and not sure what that means for the rest of your life? You’re unsure of this person you’ve evolved into, that just doesn’t feel well and missing out on living?
Well, this is the beauty of Functional Medicine! Together we figure out a plan to regain your health, step by step, completely customized to your unique needs! For the first time in your life you’ll be unconditionally supported, held accountable for reaching your goals and stretched into the person that takes consistent action! Imagine being empowered in your health! Just close your eyes and really step into this feeling.... nice, right?!!
The journey starts with you, your needs and your goals.
Initial Consultation is a 60-75 minute call, with an in depth look at your personal history, your current symptoms, your stress level, your current way of eating and an evaluation of regular lab work- looked at in a functional perspective.
Functional Medicine is figuring out the ROOT cause of why you're feeling the way that you do! It is a proactive, empowering way to look at where you've been and where you want to go!
Every program is completely unique to your wants, needs, goals and at YOUR pace!
Interconnectedness, what the heck is this?! There is no system in our body that works independently, not ONE. Our bodies are intelligent and intuitively understand that every system, together, runs one fantastic machine! Therefore, by addressing the underlying cause of your health issues, we'll figure out the best way to create an environment for healing, for you and only you.
We will figure out you're root cause and create an individualized program for you to starting thriving in your life! How exciting is this?!? You will be able to make the connections and become more mindful every single day! A-Mazing!
Are you always feeling like crap? You don't recognize what’s going on in your own body? You used to feel great, but now you don’t have the energy to enjoy your free time? Trouble focusing? Feeling bloated and gassy after a meal? Aches and pains that you're relating to aging? You can’t keep up with your kids? Chronic headaches? Moodiness? Stressed out? Having poor quality sleep?
I understand what it's like to suffer from suboptimal health. I've been fatigued, suffered from constant pain and have had no interest to engage in everyday activities. The worst part of feeling crummy, is not knowing what to do. In my own experience, I could't seem to get off this roller coaster of badness. Despite my challenges, I’ve learned how to live life normally without medication or deprivation. I’ve mastered the art of BALANCE. When you're body is balanced, the healing comes naturally. **Read my bio and you’ll understand my passion to help you**
You become the center of the "wellness" universe when YOU decide to embark on this journey! We'll create a system that is tailored to your needs, because each person is an original! I'll meet you where you are and in return, you will feel like you are alive again! Seriously! You'll be supported through your transition, you'll be accountable to show up for yourself and you'll stretch to reach your goals one step at a time. This relationship is interactive, easy and fun! You're worth this and you deserve to live your life to the fullest… no one should be denied this!
You'll get a personalized program for you and only you. You'll get unbiased support. You show up for yourself as I hand you the tools for success! Your triumphs will be celebrated! You can expect tough love as the bar will be set to match your goals! You'll learn new stress and coping mechanisms. You'll explore new foods and create a balance in your life that you may have lost in the hustle and bustle of the thing we call LIFE! You'll understand what foods and daily habits increase inflammation and cause havoc in your body. This is a win win situation for you to submerge into, it's a NO brainer!
When was the last time you focused on you? Yep, I thought so! What I have to offer is the least selfish thing you can do for yourself and the loved ones in your life. Click the calendar link and set up a free 20 minute breakthrough session today!
"I am so grateful for Dana, and lucky to say I have known her for years. She is living proof of the power of mind and spirit to overcome the worst obstacles life has to offer. She’s not just a survivor, but a thriver. She is a healer. Intermittently, I find myself touching base, or reaching out about a complex auto-immune patient, hormone testing, or nutrition recommendations. I never thought I would be a client.
I found myself after a very intense year of caring for others, then the trauma of loss, needing to find agency in my life. After relying on friends, I sought professional help. However neither my primary provider, nor therapist could help me. Some how, Dana came to mind, I called her up and low-and-behold she was back to health coaching. It was kismet.
As a doctor, I know all the right things to do – avoid inflammatory foods, decrease alcohol intake, exercise regularly, etc. I was ready to cut back on the drinking, yet I still didn’t have it in me for routine exercise. I decided that the only thing I could find a semblance of control over is what food I put into my face. Yet, getting started on a new journey seemed daunting. We are our own best advocate, yet don’t let anyone tell you otherwise, It is impossible to pathologize the self.
I have high expectations of myself and I wanted to truly detox, she supported that and supported that I am human – it’s OK to eat some soy lecithin, or an extra serving of fruit – it must be sustainable! I never got bored, or “hangry,” mostly because of the creative, simple solutions offered. I actually got interested in creating new recipes, sharing new insights with her. She offers modifications which are easy enough to adapt to every day. Breakfast is always the hardest meal for me, and there are only so many days in a week I can do a smoothie, her breakfast cereal recipe saved my day!
I refer patients to Dana regularly, referring to her as “guru Dana.” I feel well guided by a very intuitive, knowledgeable person. There is so much healing necessary in the human form that simply cannot be treated by allopathic medicine. She is an ever-abundant resource for me, it is hard to believe that she is primarily self-taught."
"I was referred to Dana on Instagram by a friend who I'd been working with to improve my health and well-being. I decided that consulting a professional would be a great move and it would push me to commit to the changes that were needed. We had a great initial consult and I was looking forward to working with her. My objectives were broader than just diet and physical health. Over the 12 week program, we covered food, diet, exercise, water intake, digestive issues, work habits and harmony, relationship habits and harmony and much much more.
At the end of our 12 weeks, I will attempt to stay the course on my own and follow all of the nurturing accountability and advice. I may come back for a pep talk periodically. It has been a wonderful and unexpected journey with Dana and her extensive knowledge and intuition."
"We started coaching on 12/7/2016. The first session was a minty day goal setting. At this time, my iron level was very low. So, that was my first Goal. Second goal was we worked on breathing exercises to open lungs. Dana got to work right away, sent me foods that would help build my iron, as well as, great menus for tasty food, what to drink to help my fluid intake became a daily must. We then started on my COPD. She helped me with food that would help my breathing. She explained that my chewing was so important for the breathing. She then worked with exercise that I could do to increase my lungs. Next she worked on my relaxing while eating. Then did a wonderful relaxing exercise. Her voice just made the stress melt away. I feel so blessed to have Dana help me to reach a better way of life. I have seen much progress. I would highly recommend her to any person who wants to feel the way they can."
"Dana is professional and passionate about her coaching career. She is extremely knowledgeable about health and food choices. Her caring approach to coaching and dedication to helping clients achieve their goals to understanding health and the choices we make is invaluable to anyone who she works with. The work we did together was thought provoking, belief shifting and helped with habit change. Our relationship is still ongoing."
Before I started with Dana, I was feeling ill, run down and tired. I was having trouble making it through my work day, getting up in the morning and going to work. I went to the doctor and found my blood pressure was high, I was on the verge of diabetes.
I reached out to Dana, I was trying to not have to take prescription drugs for the rest of my life. Dana worked with me to make meal plans, good foods to eat for my particular issues. She kept up with me to make sure I was doing ok. I’m sure she talked to me longer than she had to. I started feeling better, my doctor checked my blood and I was doing better. 2 months in and my doctor was impressed with my results. I had more energy, felt better, and found myself even happier. Dana has done me a great service. More than just getting my stats back inline so, I am not taking medications to get through my day. I didn’t realize that I was so down. All of that is in my past and I couldn’t be more grateful.
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