My name is Melissa and I am a Registered Holistic Nutritionist, Pilates Instructor, Yoga Teacher, TRX® Instructor and mother. I am passionate about living a holistic lifestyle and empowering others to exceed their nutrition and lifestyle goals.

Over the past 14 years, I have worked with a wide range of fitness clientele, specializing in areas such as: weight loss, pre and post natal exercise, athletic training, muscle gain, breast cancer survivors, golf conditioning, and clients with special needs (spinal rehabilitation, low back pain, postural problems, injury rehabilitation). My first position as a Pilates Instructor was working closely with a team of Chiropractors, RMTs and Physiotherapists. I have worked with older adults, beginners, athletes, new moms, soon-to-be moms, teens and always tailor my services to fit my unique clients’ needs.

I hold numerous professional qualifications, including being a Registered Holistic Nutritionist (Canadian School of Natural Nutrition, 2010), BASI® Pilates Fully Certified Instructor, STOTT PILATES® Certified Matwork and Reformer Instructor, TRX® Suspension Trainer and Yoga Instructor (YTT 200hr YogaSpace). I provide one-on-one nutrition counselling, program design, meal plans, workshops, corporate lunch and learns, whole foods cooking classes and I teach a variety of fitness classes - Pilates, TRX®, Pre and Post Natal Pilates and Yoga as well as private one-one-one Pilates and Yoga classes. I am continuously attending courses and workshops to further my understanding of movement and nutrition.

I've successful helped a variety of nutrition clientele to overcome health issues including: digestive disorders (constipation, diarrhea, Crohn’s disease, colitis, IBS, Celiac disease), poor digestion (bloating, acid reflux, gas, abdominal pain, nausea) female cycle disturbances (PMS, painful periods, cysts, menopausal symptoms), poor skin quality (acne, eczema, psoriasis, dryness), headaches (sinus, tension, migraine), allergies (sinus inflammation, congestion, itchy eyes and skin), aches and pains (arthritis, gout, stiff muscles and joints, low back pains), fatigue and insomnia, frequent colds and respiratory problems (coughing, wheezing, asthma, bronchitis, emphysema, pneumonia). I've also helped hundreds of clients lose excess weight with my gentle but effective approach to weight loss.

My mission is to share with my clients and their family’s easy ways to incorporate healthier choices into their everyday lives. To empower them to exceed their nutrition and lifestyle goals, putting them and their families on the road to optimum health.

Please feel free to contact me with any questions about my services, I’ll be happy to hear from you.

Cheers to a Happy and Healthy Home!

Melissa

Melissa has taught me the importance of being healthy, strong, and balanced in body, mind and spirit. Only a Nutritionist who genuinely cares about the well-being of her clients could teach someone such an invaluable lesson. I believe I have grown so much since my first meeting with Melissa. Her unfailing attentiveness, support and encouragement have enabled me to transform my eating habits and develop a stronger sense of Self. She has equipped me with the tools and resources necessary to help me achieve my short and long-term goals, providing me with the knowledge base I need to really understand my Self and MY body. Working with Melissa has been an empowering experience. She has played a major role in helping me discover my own passion for fitness and for living a healthier lifestyle. Conely de Leon

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