Prevana comes from the heart of my inspiration. It is a blend of Prevention and Havana. When I was in my early 20's I traveled to Havana, Cuba to study their public health system. I was a girl on a mission. I wanted to know how a country with such limitations in technology and medications, were doing a lot with a little. What I found is Cuba focuses highly on education and through that they teach their people about prevention.
They empower the people to rejuvenate with de-stressing practices such as Tai-Chi in the park and massages and to nourish their bodies by growing their own foods with urban farms and eating more whole foods. These practices of healthy living is how Cuba is improving the health of their people and decreasing the development of preventable disease.
Havana deeply inspired and motivated me to come back to the states with a mission to improve my own lifestyle (naturally) and to begin my career in the field of prevention and wellness. Using a combination of bodywork, nutrition coaching and whole foods education, I now enjoy Inspiring Others To Live A Healthy Lifestyle! Why? Because I know the power of natural health care and truly enjoy helping others discover how to transform their well-being through sustainable steps, which lead to health and vitality.
I do what I do because of my own healing journey. Born with pneumonia and with a weak immune system, I struggled with my health for a long time. My health care consisted of taking antibiotics and going to the doctors when I was sick and in between illnesses I did not focus on my health. Breaking my leg 13 years ago was a turning point for my personal care. I taught myself to walk again using Tai Chi, explored the healing touch of massage and completely changed my dietary preferences. From there on, I embraced stress management in the form of massage and exercise and began to explore which foods fueled and gave me strength. Small changes I made began to transform my life. I got sick less and had more energy. I have truly healed myself with natural self care and now am on a mission to help others do the same.
As the owner and sole practitioner at Prevana Wellness, my passion is to empower others like YOU take your own health into your hands and transform your health. I believe that many people desire a healthy lifestyle yet are overwhelmed with how to move forward. That's where I come in. I help break down the hype of getting healthy in to easy, sustainable daily steps that will help you begin to transform your health and well-being. You must practice healthy living in order to feel healthy and be your natural best. I believe in One Simple Change at a time. To be healthy and happy is to live the lifestyle. Everyone has different styles when it comes to habits, setting goals and creating actions. It's my passion to help You go at a pace that fits your abilities so that you do not fail, but only thrive and transform!
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I believe YOU can only be your best when you truly take care of yourself. Many people feel guilty when practicing self care. I am here to INSPIRE YOU to take care of yourself and see how the world around you begins to benefit-- you have more joy to your life and naturally you share that with your kids, work, family and friends. EVERYONE BENEFITS WHEN YOU INVEST IN YOURSELF! As you take care of yourself you begin to accomplish more, you naturally transform into your natural best and life gets a little sweeter!
At Prevana Wellness every client has their own mission-- whether that be to melt away the accumulation of stress with a rejuvenating massage, to improve their family's health with the help of the nourishing whole food program or to enjoy the delightful combination of the both.
Imagine what you would do if you had more energy, better sleep, healthier skin, less stress and more joy!
Contact me TODAY to see how Prevana Wellness can inspire you to live a healthy lifestyle!
Certified Manual Lymphatic Drainage Therapist, Klose Training
Nationally Licensed and Texas State Licensed Massage Therapist
Certified Natural Therapeutic Specialist, New Mexico School of Natural Therapeutics
Holistic Health & Nutrition Coach, Nourish-mint
Health & Wellness Educator, Juice Plus+
B.A. International Studies: Public Health/Community Development, University of Oregon