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San  Jose, CA 95128

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About Elisangela

Specialties

Digestive Wellness

Diabetes Prevention

Food Allergies & Intolerance

Healthy Cooking/Meal Planning

Diet and Detoxification

Plant-Based Diet

Hey, I’m Elisangela! 

I’m a Certified Holistic Nutritionist (CNP), Certified 200-RYT Yoga Instructor and Reiki Master from Los Gatos, California - with a burning love for all things nutritious, delicious and endorphin-inducing! As a curious soul for all forms of natural healing modalities. I’ve been a health nut for as long as I can remember, excitedly indulging myself in all sorts of tropical fruits from a very young age. I am originally from the State of Sao Paulo – Brazil and being a Brazilian I was raised between healthy tropical fruits and barbecues.

  

Despite having 3 traditional Brazilian meals a day and snacks I still had trouble gaining weight. I had been skinny my whole life! I had tried overeating, high-fat, high-carb diets and everything else with no success. So, I developed an unhealthy relationship with food and often turned to it to ease overwhelming emotions or stress. Many in my own family had a broken relationship with food as well and had developed diabetes.  

 

Despite my unhealthy relationship with foods and having my share with junk food - I still had a pretty good instinct for healthy foods that never really left me. 

 

My life changed radically once I moved to the United States in 2006. I was shocked to see the health problems and obesity rate, which I had heard of it but seeing it was painful. It was then that I made the connection between nutrition and health, right then and there I knew I had found my calling! I had to do something about it to help people with health problems. 

 

 

Firstly, I was able to free myself from my broken relationship with food and my body and finally started to fall in love with them again. I was able to gain weight in a healthy way. Today I appreciate food for the energizing fuel and nourishment it provides. 

 

With my new found passion - I wanted to spread the word to help others to see the connection between nutrition and health as well.  So, I left everything behind - my International Business career, family, friends, my dog and my life in Brazil to become the best Health & Wellness Coach I can be. For the past 10 years, I have studied many different healing modalities including Holistic Nutrition & Natural Health & Healing, Yoga & Mindfulness and, Reiki energy healing. 

 

I feel extremely lucky to have found my true calling in teaching and coaching. Seeing my clients and family living healthier and happier lives is really satisfying. 

 

 
 
Credentials

 

  • Master in Arts in Holistic Nutrition and Natural Health from University of Natural Health

  • ACE Health Coach

  • RYT-200 Yoga Teacher (Yoga Alliance)

  • Mindfulness Master Practitioner

  • Certified Reiki Master Practitioner