Michelle’s approach supporting people to develop a more sustainable relationship with food and fitness is both gentle and realistic. ‘Improvement not perfection’ and ‘slow and steady wins the race’ are two mottos she most likes to use.
She also has her own private practice in Asheville and Boone, NC (WNC Nutrition Counseling and Services.)
With her extensive background as a certified group fitness instructor, she is able to offer movement classes as well as creating individual exercise plans to suit the needs of clients. Michelle also has lead intuitive eating classes, nutrition classes, meal planning workshops, grocery store outings, and supportive meal groups at local restaurants.
She has worked for both in-patient and out-patient facilities, as well has having a private practice treating people with disordered eating, eating disorders, Intuitive Eating using the H.A.E.S model (Health at Every Size)
Michelle went to East Carolina University to begin her B.S. in Nutrition Sciences and went on to the University of Arizona to complete her B.S. in Nutrition. After schooling she went to the Geisinger Medical Center in Pennsylvania, for her dietetic internship.