She received her training to practice Health Coaching at the Institute for Integrative Nutrition, which combines the knowledge of traditional philosophies Her education and training also includes: MPH in Nutritional Sciences, from UCLA; MA in Spiritual Psychology, from USM; B.S. in Foods and Nutrition from Cal Poly, Pomona; and 500RYT certification from Yoga Alliance. She became certified with Metagenics as a Firstline Therapy Lifestyle Coach. She also has a certification with CIIS, San Francisco in Yoga Philospophy.
She is married to a Chicago native, and currently living in Marin County. She is a mother of three adult children, and a grandmother of one. She spent many years as owner and manager of a large dairy farm in Southern California. Life has brought her full circle: back to her love of food, yoga, health and most importantly, people.