“The main block to transformation is the thought that we shouldn’t be where we are, that we should already be further along in our growth than we perceive ourselves to be.”
– Indian Proverb
Supporting better stewardship of the only two entities we all have in common: One Body and One World.
Our philosophy is “self-care as primary care”. This means we believe that the small actions we do every day, in combination, create the most effective and financially responsible form of healthcare that exists anywhere. This is the only type healthcare that creates longevity and the quality of life we strive for. Committing to these practices as individuals working together allows our natural environment to thrive, and builds the society we wish for.
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To realize the ideal of health as human right around the world by placing support for natural, self-care principles at the center of a cost effective, results oriented universal healthcare system. To see, as a result of this process, not only flourishing human health, but the re-balancing of our natural ecosystems, the preservation of our natural environments.
Mother of two
” I had severe SI joint dysfunction and a weak core, both of which were exacerbated by my second pregnancy. Even months after the pregnancy, I was reliant on medication to push through constant and excruciating pain. My condition interfered with my enjoyment of my children as well as my ability to care for them. From our first session, I was sore in all the right places…a good sore! Vanessa was able to quickly identify improper movement patterns that I had developed over years that had most likely contributed to my condition......“
Ten years ago Vanessa began a process of learning to proactively manage her health through lifestyle. Today, she has learned to manage her own host of persistent health issues - both physical and mental. The journey opened her eyes to the profound healing capacity of the body, if given the right fuel and the right environment.
Vanessa believes continuing education is imperative in the rapidly evolving natural health field. She has completed many professional trainings including Food as Medicine, Strategies for Stress Resilience, Mind-Body Medicine, Hormone Balancing and frequently attends workshops and seminars in the areas of nutrition, psychology and fitness. Vanessa is dedicated to driving the principles and power of natural health practices into communities that need it most.
Vanessa has a B.A. from NYU with a concentration"Self-Care as Primary Care. She has been a nationally certified personal trainer since 2007, and is also certified a life coach and health coach. She is now enrolled in the School of Applied Function Medicine.