As a Certified Nutritionist for over 13 years, Vanessa has helped hundreds of individuals reach their health, weight loss and athletic goals. She is passionate about helping people change their lives and loves watching her clients develop the healthy habits that will enable them to thrive.
Vanessa believes in living your best life and being your best self. She was drawn to EMP because she shares a similar philosophy regarding client care. She loves working with clients one on one and she takes extraordinary care of all of them. Vanessa enjoys working with all types of clients but has a special affinity for athletes. She has spent many years training endurance athletes and loves helping them understand how to fuel their bodies for optimal athletic performance.
Vanessa stays on top of the latest in nutrition. Most recently she earned certificates in Pre-Diabetes Management to help clients reduce the risk of developing diabetes through nutrition, and Change Behavior as it Relates to Nutrition to assist clients in developing strategies that lead to enhanced and sustainable nutrition and wellness behaviors. Vanessa helps her clients understand that the healthy choice is the right choice!
When she isn’t shopping for healthy food or talking about healthy food, Vanessa can be found lacing up her running shoes and hitting the trails with her energetic Springer Spaniel, Beaver. You can also find her with her family enjoying just about anything the Virginia mountains have to offer. Her nutrition philosophy centers around simplicity – make it simple and keep it simple. She believes that feeding the body well and moving the body each and every day is at the core of living your best life. She finds inspiration in watching others live their best life.