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A Nourishing Journey to a Healthier YOU!

A 30-Day program designed to help you balance blood glucose levels, reduce inflammation in the body, decrease food cravings, detox the body, lose weight, reduce brain fog, improve energy levels, and create a sustainable healthy lifestyle!

An online group coaching program

Your Presenters for the September Fresh Start

Learn from these professionals about various modalities and lifestyle choices you can make to reduce inflammation and improve the quality of your life!

Winona Benson

Winona will be your guide on this 30 Day journey to health.  She is a Holistic Health Coach, Nutrition Educator & the Owner of Nourished Health Coaching Services.
She worked for 9 years  as a Nutrition Educator through University of Alaska Fairbanks, CES and has been in the field of nutrition since 2008.  In an effort to learn more and increase her knowledge of health and wellness , she has obtained the following certifications:  ​ Hormone Health Certification, Professional Plant-Based Culinary Certification
 Certified Health Coach from the Institute for Integrative Nutrition, 
Culinary RX Certification
Certified Health Coach from American Council on Exercise, 
Master Gardener Certification,  Advanced Nutritarian Studies: Nutrition Educator from Nutritional Education Institute, Plant-Based Nutrition Certification, Nutrition Paraprofessional Certification, and ACE Weight Loss Specialist. 

Kim Craft

Dr. Craft is a Practitioner
Specializing in JFB Myofascial Release, Manual Physical Therapy, Women's Pelvic Health, Men's Pelvic Health and Arvigo Techniques of Maya Abdominal Therapy® & Owner of New Vibrations.
  Kim received her Master of Science Degree in Physical Therapy in 1998. She became manual therapy certified (MTC) in 2003. She has been a Certified Kinesio-taping practitioner (CKTP) since 2003 and utilizes Kinesio-taping for both acute and chronic injuries. She received her Doctorate in Physical Therapy (DPT), with an emphasis in orthopedic manual therapy,  in 2007.   In 2017, she became a certified Arvigo® Practitioner. Kim is an expert level myofascial release practitioner utilizing the John F. Barnes Myofascial Release Approach®. 

Samantha Berg

M.Ac, L.Ac, Dipl.Ac
Samantha Berg is a Licensed and NCCAOM Board Certified Acupuncturist/Chinese Medicine Practitioner with a Master’s Degree from the the Maryland University of Integrated Health in 2003.
Sam also holds a B.S. in Animal Sciences from Cornell University.
Along with her husband, Licensed and Board Certified Acupuncturist, Kevin Meddleton, they have owned and operated Alaska Center for Acupuncture in Palmer, Alaska since April of 2005. Sam and Kevin have also been teaching Meditation classes in the Valley since 2010. Sam and Kevin are passionate about an empowering approach to health that helps each of their clients to design a unique and individual path to wellness using a combination of Chinese Herbs, Acupuncture and Meditation as well as referrals to other holistic healthcare practitioners in the Valley.
Alaska Center for Acupuncture is currently not taking new patients but you can contact them for referrals at: [email protected] www.AlaskaAcupuncture.com
907-745-8688

Julie Meer

 Julie is a trusted Alaskan source for Wellness information and direct to consumer wholesome whole food lactoferments. She began her business, Farm779, after providing vegan nut kefirs and fermented foods for a dear friend in the last stages of brain, lung and breast cancer treatment. Quality products for nutritional absorption, compassionate recommendations and consumer information are her focus. Certifications include Ayurvedic Medicine, Acupressure, Hatha Yoga, Hypnosis, and Herbalism. She is a nationally certified health coach and holds a Ph.D. Farm779 products are available in Anchorage and Palmer

Ailis Vann

Ailis Vann is a Yoga Instructor and owner of Midnight Sun Yoga Center.  Midnight Sun Yoga Center is Palmer’s destination for a safe, fun, and homey place to practice yoga. Our studio is where you can tune out the rest of the day and feel at peace in your own little oasis. We offer a spectrum of yoga classes to fit people of all skill levels and all walks of life. Start your day with morning flow or hot yoga or wind down your day with active flow -- you’ll find a class to fit any mood you’re in. We’re passionate about sharing our love for and expertise in yoga with our students, and you’ll experience that dedication to your personal growth and transformation from your very first class.
Ailis also serves our community as the Executive Director of the Palmer Chamber of Commerce. 

Dr. Owen Mandanas

, DDS Owen Mandanas, D.D.S.A large percentage of her practice is dedicated to sleep breathing disorders such as obstructive sleep apnea. She is passionate about studying craniofacial anatomy and development which can be the source of many sleep issues in children and adults. The past few years, Dr. Mandanas has moved professionally into a new direction of integrative dentistry. Her focus is whole body wellness! Dr. Mandanas completed her undergraduate education at Goucher College, earning a Bachelor of Arts in English in 1990. She continued on to Northwestern University in Chicago, IL, for dental school, graduating with a Doctorate of Dental Surgery in 2000. In the past few years, she has studied and become certified in the DNA appliance with Dr. Dave Singh at Biomodeling Solutions, with Dr. Ljuba Lemke in the ALF appliance, and with the Postural Restoration Institute

A Fresh Start for You!

In this program, we focus on making small changes that create long-lasting impactful results.  This is not a diet and not a quick-fix program - you are worth more than that!

What you can expect from this program:

30 Days of coaching & guidance

You will have a personal coach for 30 days to support you with taking steps towards REAL changes by learning how to set SMART goals and take action steps.  You will receive the Fresh Start Guidebook upon starting the program, 184 pages of recipes and rich content to support you throughout your journey. 

Live Webinars

Live webinars featuring up to date nutrition science to aid you in making nutritional changes for a lifetime - deeming this to be more than a fad diet. 

Facebook Live Cooking Demonstrations

Go live in the Nourished kitchen and learn how to make healthy meals for you and your family.

Done for you meal plans

In your guidebook, you will receive done-for-you meal plans.  These include shopping lists and nutrition tips that will heal, strengthen, and revitalize your body!​ You also will receive hundreds of new recipes to support healthy eating!

Tools & Resources

The tools and resources shared in this program will help you to pinpoint areas in your life that need change and improvement as well as show you precise ways to begin to shift and grow in those areas.

Group Support

Joining a group on your journey to health gives you the opportunity to share your feelings with others and develop deeper connections. Knowing you are not alone in your journey will help you develop the confidence and motivation to address your challenges and succeed. You will also have the opportunity to benefit from collective wisdom, brainstorm solutions, and uncover opportunities you may not have discovered working solo.
The other perk is that group coaching is a great value.  You get the same quality coaching, but with additional perks!

It's time to take back your health!

Join us on this transforming journey!

Your 30-Day program starts on September 1, 2020.
Your cost for the 30-day program is only $98.00 - 50% off to support you during the Coronavirus Pandemic!

Registration is closed for the September Fresh Start.